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Event Date Tue May 11 EDT - Thu May 13 EDT (over 1 year ago)
Location Virtual
Region All

The Event Experience:
• Senior Level Executives
• 100+ Business Meetings On-Site
• Thought Provoking Case Studies
• Key Implementable Ideas

Key Themes:

1. Profitability & Risk Management
• Going beyond cost reduction and control to enable profitable growth
• Building a flexible supply chain to deal with uncertainty
• Managing for customer service while balancing risk and cost
• Managing risk on a global scale

2. Cost Optimization
• Logistics processes engineered for greater efficiency
• Taming complex supply chains to reduce costs without increasing risk
• Supplier Management that drives effective partnerships
• Cost reduction through network optimization

3. Technology
• Disruptive technologies that are changing the supply chain environment
• The agile supply chain as a source of competitive advantage
• Understanding how IoT and advanced automation will interact and change the supply chain

4. Workforce Management
• Designing programs that produce desired attraction, development and retention outcomes
• Talent management as a driver to reduce labor costs
• Identifying top performers and building the talent pipeline
• Building a culture of Continuous Improvement


2021 Speakers

Shauna Gamble
CPO, Bombardier Aviation, Bombardier

John Bayliss
SVP, Logistics and Supply Chain, Walmart

Leslie Nicholson
SVP, Supply Chain Operations and Digital Business Transformation Lead, Nestlé

Jonathan Mayes
SVP and Chief Diversity Officer, Albertsons Companies

Annette Danek-Akey
EVP, Supply Chain, Penguin Random House

Mike Mclaughlin
EVP, Food Supply, Clif Bar & Company