Agenda

Agenda


CONFERENCE DAY 1

9:00AM – 10:30AM CT

SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION

9:00AM – 9:10AM CT

Welcome, Overview, and Thank you

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

9:10AM – 9:55AM CT

Keynote: Smart Distribution to Serve Today’s Empowered Omni-Channel Consumer

Mark Shirkness
Vice President, Distribution, GE Appliances

9:55AM – 10:20AM CT

Presentation: Supply Chain Innovation: Death, NASA & Digital – Are you ready?

Kristi Montgomery
Vice President, Innovation, R&D, Kenco Logistics

10:20AM – 10:30AM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

10:30AM – 10:45AM CT

BREAK – VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

10:45AM – 12:15 PM CT

THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAIN SOFTWARE

10:45AM – 10:50AM CT

Intro to the Block

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

10:50AM – 11:05AM CT

Presentation: An Open Platform for Digital Supply Chain: The Next Wave of Efficiency

Gordon Lu
Director of JD International Business, JD Logistics

11:05AM – 11:15AM CT

Presentation: Beyond Four Walls Optimization: The Value of Connecting Intralogistics and Supply Chain Execution

Jenn Tabbert
Director of Software Sales, Dematic

11:15AM – 11:25AM CT

Presentation: Beyond Resilience: Building a Supply Chain Platform for Growth

Jon Chorley
Chief Sustainability Officer and Group Vice President, Supply Chain Management Product Strategy, Oracle

11:25AM – 11:35AM CT

Presentation: Dawn of a Digital Day – How Software is Impacting the Move from Internet of Things (IoT) to Internet of Intelligence (IoI)

Drew Ehlers
Global Futurist and Global General Manager of SmartPack™, Zebra

11:35AM – 11:45AM CT

Presentation: Planning for the Unplanned

Rachel Hinkes
VP Strategic Market Development, Blue Yonder Software

11:45AM – 12:10PM CT

Software Panel

Moderators
Tom Ward
A.I. Project Lead, IBM

Daren Mallard
Senior Manager, Marketing Strategy – Global Logistics Organization Cisco Supply Chain Operations, Cisco

Panel:
Jenn Tabbert
Director of Software Sales, Dematic

Jon Chorley
Chief Sustainability Officer and Group Vice President, Supply Chain Management Product Strategy, Oracle

Drew Ehlers
Global Futurist and Global General Manager of SmartPack™, Zebra Technologies

Rachel Hinkes
VP Strategic Market Development, JDA Software

12:10PM – 12:15PM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

12:15PM – 12:30PM CT

BREAK – VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

12:30PM – 2:00PM CT

AI, BIG DATA and ANALYTICS

12:30PM – 12:35PM CT

Intro to the Block

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

12:35PM – 1:00PM CT

Presentation: Creating a Digital Center of Excellence

Maria Jesus Saenz
Director, MIT Digital Supply Chain Transformation

1:00PM – 1:25PM CT

Presentation: Pushing the Efficient Inventory Frontier at The Kraft Heinz Company

TBD


1:25PM – 1:50PM CT

Fireside Chat: Putting Piece-Picking Robots To Work At MSC Industrial

Darin Russell
MSC Industrial

1:50PM – 2:00PM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

2:00PM – 2:30PM CT

VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

CONFERENCE DAY 2

8:30AM – 9:00AM CT

VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

9:00AM – 10:30AM CT

SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION

9:00AM – 9:10AM CT

Welcome, Overview, and Thank you

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

9:10AM – 9:55AM CT

Keynote: Taking Supply Chain to the Next Level with Blockchain - How Lenovo is Using Blockchain in Their Supply Chain

Bobby Bernard
Executive Director, DCG Supply Chain Strategy & Innovation, Lenovo

9:55AM – 10:20AM CT

Fireside Chat: What Keeps Supply Chain Managers Up at Night?

Peter Bolstorff
Vice Executive President, ASCM

10:20AM – 10:30AM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

10:45AM – 12:15PM CT

LESSONS FROM LEADERS – SOLUTION PROVIDERS

Supply chain leaders set the pace, running ahead of the pack. The rest of us can learn from their experience, including what went right and what went wrong in an implementation and how new technologies and processes are delivering value. During Lessons From Leaders, we’ll hear presentations from the 2020 NextGen Award winning solution providers and supply chain professionals.

10:45AM – 10:50AM CT

Intro to the Block

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

10:50AM – 11:10AM CT

Presentation: Geopolitics 4.0: Mitigating Risk and Seizing Opportunity in Global Supply Chains

Jacob Shapiro
Founder and Chief Strategist, Perch Perspectives

11:10AM – 12:10PM CT

2020 NextGen Supply Chain Solution Provider Awards

Moderator

Abe Eshkenazi
President, ASCM

Digital Transformation Award: JD.com

Gordon Lu
Director of JD International Business


Solution Provider Awards Panel:

Robotics Award: Tompkins Robotics

Mike Futch
President

Blockchain Award: IBM

Tom Ward
A.I. Project Leader

Analytics Award: LeanDNA

Richard Lebovitz,
President & CEO

AI Award: LevaData

Mark Cosway
EVP Sales & Marketing

12:10PM – 12:15PM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

12:15PM – 12:30PM CT

BREAK – VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

12:30PM – 2:30 PM CT

LESSONS FROM LEADERS – END USERS

12:30PM – 12:35PM CT

Intro to the Block

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

12:30PM – 12:35PM CT

Kick off the block

12:35PM – 12:55PM CT

The Startup Supply Chain: Why Technology Startups Matter More Than Ever

Julian Counihan
Schematic Ventures.

12:55PM – 1:55PM CT

2020 NextGen Supply Chain End User Awards


Moderator

Abe Eshkenazi
President, ASCM

End User Awards Panel:

Robotics Award: NFI

Barbara Gress
Director of Innovation and Engineering

Blockchain Award: Lenovo

Bobby Bernard
Exec. Director, DCG Supply Chain Strategy & Innovation

Analytics Award: Dell Technologies

Brian T. Martin
Sr Director, Engineering & Technology Team

AI Award: Reyes Holdings

Carlos Gutiérrez Ferrete
Operations, SVP - Reyes Beer Division

Digital Transformation Award: GE Appliances

Mark D. Shirkness
Vice President, Distribution

1:55PM – 2:25PM CT

2020 SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCY AWARD

Torsten Pilz
Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Honeywell

2:25PM – 2:30PM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

CONFERENCE DAY 3

8:30AM – 9:00AM CT

VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

9:00AM – 10:30AM CT

SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION

9:00AM – 9:10AM CT

Welcome, Overview, and Thank you

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

9:10AM – 9:55AM CT

Keynote: ‘Digital Supply Chain is exciting...get ready...’

Ninian Wilson
Global Supply Chain Director, Vodafone & CEO, Vodafone Procurement Company

9:55AM – 10:20AM CT

Fireside Chat: How to Manage The Supply Chain Of The Future

Steve A. Melnyk
Professor, Michigan State University

10:20AM – 10:30AM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

10:45AM – 12:15 PM CT

BREAK – VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

10:45AM – 12:15 PM CT

THE ROBOTS ARE HERE

10:45AM – 10:50AM CT

Intro to the Block

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

10:50AM – 11:40AM CT

Robotics Panel

Moderator:
Matt Wicks
VP of Product Development, Honeywell Intelligrated

Panel:
Fergal Glynn
VP of Marketing, 6 River Systems

Lior Elazary
Co-Founder and CEO, InVia Robotics

Terrie O’Hanlon
Chief Marketing Officer, GreyOrange

Pete Blair
Vice President of Marketing, Berkshire Grey

Wes Reid
Senior Vice President of Product Management and Operations, IAM Robotics

11:40AM – 12:10PM CT

Presentation: Enabling Rapid Fulfillment Through Robotics and Advanced Analytics

Adrian Kumar
Global Head of Operations Science & Analytics, DHL

12:10PM – 12:15PM CT

Wrap up

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

12:15PM – 12:30PM CT

BREAK – VISIT EXHIBIT HALL

12:30PM – 2:30PM CT

MEETING THE E-FULFILLMENT CHALLENGE

12:30PM – 12:35PM CT

Intro to the Block

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review

12:35PM – 1:00PM CT

Presentation: How Joann Stores Is Using Brick and Mortar for E-Commerce Fulfillment

Varadheesh Chennakrishnan
CIO - IT, Supply Chain and Logistics, Joann Stores .

1:00PM – 1:25PM CT

Presentation: The Warehouse of the Future

Arun Kochar
Partner, Kearney

1:25PM – 1:50PM CT

Presentation: The My Way Highway: Disruption in Last Mile Logistics

Alan Amling
Ph.D., Distinguished Fellow, University of Tennessee Supply Chain Institute; CEO, Thrive and Advance, LLC

1:50PM – 2:15PM CT

Presentation: How to Build eFulfillment Network

Krutin Shah
Partner, N Squared Partners

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Wrap up and Thank you

Brian Ceraolo
President, Peerless Media

Bob Trebilcock
Peerless Media, Editorial Director - Supply Chain Management Review