2018 Agenda Day 1

Day 1 – Monday 4 June 2018 - Practical Supply Chain Day of the Future

10:00–10:50 Registration & Refreshements

10:50–11:00 Chair’s Opening Remarks: John Harhen, Owner, Orbsen Consulting


11:00 -12:00 Keynote Opening Panel Discussion: Identifying the problems: Why should you consider digitalising your supply chain?

  • Why is there a need for change?
  • How should you go about digitilising your supply chain?
  • Understand the new technological landscape that enables supply chain digitisation and is suitable for your business
  • Short vs. Long term challenges
  • What are the expected returns?

Mirko Senatore, Head of Business Solutions & Supply Network Excellence, EMEA, Pfizer
Dr. Mustafa Çagri Gürbüz
, Professor of Supply Chain Management, MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program
(Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics)

Etienne Gerrits Mba, Vice President Customer Satisfaction & Quality, Schneider-Electric
Claudio Marconi
, Head of Logistics Development, Ikea


12:00–12:40 Coffee Networking Break


12:40-13:40 Workshop 1a: Digital Supply Chain - Data Science applied in Supply Chain

  • Benefits of Data Science in Supply Chain
  • Use Cases of Machine Learning in Demand Planning
  • Use Cases of AI in Production Planning

Patrick Wolf, Partner, CAMELOT Management Consultants AG 

13:40-14:40 Workshop 2b: What is your next step in supply chain analytics? Towards data driven decision-making in supply chain management

  • How to determine where to invest in?
  • Some hard lessons from the field
  • A practical framework

Benno Waterman, Supply Chain Network and S&OP Manager, Heineken Global Supply Chain
Bas Groothedde, PhD., Founder, Argusi



12:40-14:40 Workshop 3c: Building a successful E2E supply chain to enable business growth

  • How to cope with strong global competition
  • How to improve forecast capability to guarantee high service levels
  • Importance of Demand Collaboration and Vendor Managed Inventory
  • The adoption of new SaaS technology

Onofrio Caradonna, Global Development Markets Product Supply Director, Procter & Gamble


12:45–20:30 Port of Rotterdam Site Visit (workshop, boat tour and dinner)

12:45-13:00 Assemble at the headquarters of the Port of Rotterdam Authority -

World Port Center
Wilhelminakade 909
3072 AP  Rotterdam
The Netherlands

13:00-14:00 Presentation Port of Rotterdam Port Authority. 17th Floor - Rhine Room

14:00-14:45 By bus from the Headquarters to FutureLand, Maasvlakte 2

14:45 Arrival at FutureLand


14:40-15:40 Lunch Networking Break



15:40-17:40 Workshop 4d: Cybersecurity: How secure is your supply chain?

  • Get a better understanding of what cyber security threats mean to supply chain and the areas that are mostly affected by such activities
  • Find out how you can mitigate cyber security risk to be able to manage vulnerabilities within your supply chain and ultimately satisfy demand and ensure profitability

Michelle Watson, President & Founding Partner, Cyber Intelligent Partners



15:40-17:40 Workshop 5e: A Demand Driven S&OP Experience by The Fresh Connection

  • Stop the bleeding, quick wins to implement
  • Manage your buffers on Finished Good and Raw Materials
  • Become a Demand Driven Adaptive Enterprise with a competitive strategy
  • In a serious game environment: the power of experience

Caroline Mondon, Instructor, Demand Driven Institute
Egge Haak, Partner, Involvation


15:00–17:30 Start of the port tour by boat with the prepresentation vessel of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the "Nieuwe Maze" with special attention for Maasvlakte 2 area. At the end of the port tour disembarkement at the Headquarters of teh Port of Rotterdam Authority quay next to Hotel New York) 

Evening Segment By Invitation Only

18:00-20:30 Drinks & Dinner


18:30–21:00 FuturMaster Drinks Reception at the Heineken Experience in the heart of Amsterdam