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0730
Registration
0900
Moderator’s welcome

Inspired-Search Oskar Verkamman Managing Director Inspired-Search

0905
Welcome Address

City of Venlo Stephan Satijn Vice Mayor City of Venlo

Session One:
Innovation to meet supply chain demands
0915
Industry 4.0 - the supply chain of the future

Transformation - Learn how to create a transformation strategy that harnesses the 4th Industrial Revolution’s growth, productivity shifts and innovation opportunities

Be customer focused! Gain insight on how digitalisation makes the supply chain more efficient, agile and customer focused to ensure your business reaches operational excellence

The ultimate goal of 4.0: Understand what a fully mature Industry 4.0supply chain looks like: from automated agility to a tailored customer experience to understand the goal of 4.0 transformation

Speaker Logo Henrik Von Scheel Originator of the 4th Industrial Revolution

0940
Build a winning supply chain digitalisation roadmap

Digital transformation in supply chain is happening fast, yet the journey to becoming a fully data-driven organisation is complex.

  • Shaping the customer experience: Discover how standardisation is essential to ensure that legacy systems can seamlessly integrate with new cloud-based solutions, facilitating the end to end supply chain to maintain a consistent customer experience
  • Supercharging prototypes: Understand how manufacturers are using digitalisation to redesign their supply chains to go from ideation to product prototype in record time, saving on costs and meeting customer demands
  • The future of manufacturing: Discover how connected manufacturing will usher in an era where technology is integrated with business strategy to offer customers detailed insight into inventory levels, improve communication and drive efficiencies across the supply network

Jan Roodenburg Former VP Global Supply Chain Management Hewlett Packard Enterprise

1005
Putting innovation to work in a fragmented enterprise
  • The importance of emerging technologies: Understand how and where you can use innovation to drive efficiencies in a large-scale enterprise: When AI and blockchain are appropriate, and when simple incremental change works best
  • The importance of a collaborative workforce: How do you adapt your processes to ensure that new implemented technologies and your workforce are achieving maximum productivity and efficiency
  • The importance of social responsibility: Maintaining social responsibility as you automate and transform your workforce through new technologies to grow your company culture

Speaker Logo Willem Vesters VP Global Supply Chain Planning Liberty Global

1030
Generating value for the Hi-Tech industry
  • Strategic alignment: Discuss how to select, collaborate and align your supply chain partners with your digital supply chain roadmap
  • Benefit from a shared economy: Learn how the shared economy approach can help create value within your hi-tech organization by bringing down costs and increasing your supply chain agility
  • Use technology to forecast accurately: Find out how real time visibility as driven by an effective logistics provider can help you improve your forecasting resulting in better customer experience management

Gebrüder Weiss Alexander Horak Head of High Vertical Gebrüder Weiss

1100
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
Session Two:
Technology and human working as the winning team
1145
Implementing innovation in the supply chain

Data, Analytics and the new state of Information: Learn how to balance analytics with actionability by transforming your dashboarding into looking at the whole supply chain at a glance

Transformation: Gain insight into how a leading telecom company is implementing innovative technology to optimize the supply chain and set itself up for future competition

Future supply chain transformation: Discover what’s next in the innovation pipeline and the impact on the supply chain – including 3D Printing.

Speaker Logo Mohamed El Serry Director Group Supply Veon

1210
Supply Chain efficiency and transparency with blockchain.
  • How do you realise the full potential of blockchain for supply chain companies?
  • Understand what a supply chain leader fundamentally needs to know about blockchain to make an informed decision on whether to incorporate it into their processes
  • Hear examples of existing blockchain projects in the supply chain industry

IBM Frans Kempen Blockchain Lead IBM

1250
Networking lunch break
Session Two - Continued:
Technology and human working as the winning team
1400
Case study: Circular Economy, one product - multiple lives
  • Hear about Lexmark’s approach towards achieving a circular economy and gaining value from re-utilising post sale
  • Learn how a logistics provider can enable a rethink of your network through regional manufacturing an affordable possibility
  • Understand how these case studies became a success with a fresh approach to people, processes and technology

syncreon Hans van der Eijk Business Development Director syncreon

Lexmark Patrick Carminati Head of Sourcing and Manufacturing Lexmark

1500
Case study: Microsoft’s Digital Supply Chain Transformation
  • Hear about Microsoft’s strategy and thinking before embarking on their journey towards digital transformation
  • Understand what Microsoft has achieved with its integration of big data, predictive analytics, and data visualisation into the supply chain
  • Understand how new innovations including blockchain are being considered and the potential they have to enable further efficiencies and long-term cost optimisation

Microsoft Ken O-Farrell Global Reverse Logistics Manager Microsoft

1525
Panel session: The Internet of Things - Technological Convergence and Manufacturing

IoT has long been promised to redefine the way that partners, networks, and even products communicate with each other. As the number of connected items rise to the 25bn promised by Gartner by 2020, we discuss how manufacturers can take advantage of the emerging opportunities offered by the IoT in supply chain.

  • Reinventing tracking technology: Find out how manufacturers are leveraging interconnected tracking on long-range networks to get detailed insight into component locations, allowing them to modify manufacturing schedules to reduce downtime and improve efficiency
  • Implementing an effective IoT strategy: Discuss whether retrofitting inventory machinery with RFID tags, or investing in connected tools across the factory floor, is more effective for manufacturers
  • Real-time analytics: Discover how connected applications deliver insights which give manufacturers the power to get instant get instant customer feedback, allowing for better planning, forecasting and risk analysis

Speaker Logo Roberto Pasti IoT OEM Manager Arrow Electronics

Speaker Logo Joris Peeters Allocation & Delivery Planning Director Nokia

Hanhaa Ricardo Chedrauy COO Hanhaa

1615
Afternoon networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
Session Three:
Maximising your workforce in an era of digital transformation
1700
Using telematics technology in high security transportation
  • Find out the very latest in safety and security requirements that hi-tech supply chains need to consider when planning their transportation strategy to avoid risk and unexpected costs
  • Learn the extent to which telematics can provide hi-tech supply chains with opportunities for increased visibility, speed of service and transportation optimisation
  • Find out what challenges exist in implementing a telematics system into your hi-tech supply chain and gain lessons learned and best practice for avoiding these traps in your own implementation

Smartivo technologies Petar Simic CEO, Primaco logistics & Co-Founder Smartivo technologies

1730
Innovation only thrives in a Supportive Business Model

A sustainable and dynamic business relationship requires  incentives for  innovation that benefit both buyer and supplier.   The Vested model rooted in a –WhatisinitforWe- Mindset integrates all the basic requirements to grow into such a collaborative business model.

  • DHL SC NL has embraced the Vested methodology to transform a declining environment into an active and innovative partnership.
  • The 5 Rules of Vested are transformative in nature and drive innovation
  • Genuine collaboration is the foundation for a win-win relationship

DHL Ruud de Groot Site Manager DHL

1800
Networking drinks reception
0830
Registration
0925
Moderator’s welcome

Inspired-Search Oskar Verkamman Managing Director Inspired-Search

0930
Glimpse tomorrow’s supply chain potential
  • Take care of your data: Discuss the challenges of being data rich, but insight poor to ensure you are gathering and utilising your data in the most efficient way
  • Gain a step on risk: Learn how a comprehensive data strategy can help you anticipate risk to enable a more flexible and agile approach to production
  • Jump on the blockchain now: Understand how to add transparency whilst also verifying authenticity within your supply chain to ensure production is optimised yet security maintained

IBM Matthieu Van Bilsen Global Director, Electronics Industry - Cognitive Operations IBM

IBM Matthias Graefe Director of Global Supply Chain Transformation IBM

1015
AI, but in a real-world supply chain
  • How does AI technology really work? Learn how an AI solution functions so that you can create your own strategy harnessing all its capabilities
  • Follow the AI leaders: Find out where industry leaders are successfully deploying AI so you can avoid costly missteps and pursue proven ROI
  • AI – where do you start? Gain best practice on building an AI roadmap for your own organization from data cleansing to actionable insight

Genzai Roy Lenders CEO Genzai

1045
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
Session Four:
Big data to monitor and enhance your supply chain
1130
Case study: New Modular Load Units – From idea to urban distribution reality
  • Collaborate with logistics providers to stay competitive: Understand the key benefits of logistics stakeholder collaboration to optimize environmental and scalability considerations
  • Collaborative innovation in action: The New Modular Loads Unit (NMLU) project: Gain insight on the analysis, proposal and prototype stages at sub-container level and understand the benefits it can bring to your business
  • Learn how to scale innovation: Once established, find out how to transform an idea that worked into a business that works

Fraunhofer IWES Martin Stockmann Retail Logistics, Department of Packaging and Retail Logistics Fraunhofer IML

1230
Protecting high-value cargo: must-to-do steps for High Tech transportation
  • A secure Hi-tech supply chain begins with your logistics provider: Learn how to manage your high value cargo through aligning internal processes with cargo types by grouping and ranking suppliers
  • How concerned should you be about your supply chain’s security? Find out about the most common safety alerts, the very latest supply chain security statistics and gain best practice on how to act if your cargo is stolen
  • Security and collaboration: Gain insight on how to standardize your security practices across your supply chain including necessary steps to start security collaboration with your customers

AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG Frank Müller Vice President of the Board of Directors AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG

1200
Closing Panel Session: How will you strive to achieve excellence in your hi-tech supply chain?
  • Inspiring your workforce to innovate: Discuss the skills required for a highly productive and empowered workforce in an era of digital transformation
  • Identifying the right innovation for your supply chain: Debate the latest innovations in technology and their “realistic” use case to your supply chain
  • Achieving next level visibility of your supply chain: Gain insight into big data analytics and monitoring and its role in driving efficiencies and reducing latencies

Speaker Logo Roeland van den Berg EMEA Supply Chain Manager Logitech

1300
End of Hi-Tech 2018 – See you next year!
0730
Registration
0900
Moderator’s welcome

Inspired-Search Oskar Verkamman Managing Director Inspired-Search

0905
Welcome Address

City of Venlo Stephan Satijn Vice Mayor City of Venlo

Session One:
Innovation to meet supply chain demands
0915
Industry 4.0 - the supply chain of the future

Transformation - Learn how to create a transformation strategy that harnesses the 4th Industrial Revolution’s growth, productivity shifts and innovation opportunities

Be customer focused! Gain insight on how digitalisation makes the supply chain more efficient, agile and customer focused to ensure your business reaches operational excellence

The ultimate goal of 4.0: Understand what a fully mature Industry 4.0supply chain looks like: from automated agility to a tailored customer experience to understand the goal of 4.0 transformation

Speaker Logo Henrik Von Scheel Originator of the 4th Industrial Revolution

0940
Build a winning supply chain digitalisation roadmap

Digital transformation in supply chain is happening fast, yet the journey to becoming a fully data-driven organisation is complex.

  • Shaping the customer experience: Discover how standardisation is essential to ensure that legacy systems can seamlessly integrate with new cloud-based solutions, facilitating the end to end supply chain to maintain a consistent customer experience
  • Supercharging prototypes: Understand how manufacturers are using digitalisation to redesign their supply chains to go from ideation to product prototype in record time, saving on costs and meeting customer demands
  • The future of manufacturing: Discover how connected manufacturing will usher in an era where technology is integrated with business strategy to offer customers detailed insight into inventory levels, improve communication and drive efficiencies across the supply network

Jan Roodenburg Former VP Global Supply Chain Management Hewlett Packard Enterprise

1005
Putting innovation to work in a fragmented enterprise
  • The importance of emerging technologies: Understand how and where you can use innovation to drive efficiencies in a large-scale enterprise: When AI and blockchain are appropriate, and when simple incremental change works best
  • The importance of a collaborative workforce: How do you adapt your processes to ensure that new implemented technologies and your workforce are achieving maximum productivity and efficiency
  • The importance of social responsibility: Maintaining social responsibility as you automate and transform your workforce through new technologies to grow your company culture

Speaker Logo Willem Vesters VP Global Supply Chain Planning Liberty Global

1030
Generating value for the Hi-Tech industry
  • Strategic alignment: Discuss how to select, collaborate and align your supply chain partners with your digital supply chain roadmap
  • Benefit from a shared economy: Learn how the shared economy approach can help create value within your hi-tech organization by bringing down costs and increasing your supply chain agility
  • Use technology to forecast accurately: Find out how real time visibility as driven by an effective logistics provider can help you improve your forecasting resulting in better customer experience management

Gebrüder Weiss Alexander Horak Head of High Vertical Gebrüder Weiss

1100
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
Session Two:
Technology and human working as the winning team
1145
Implementing innovation in the supply chain

Data, Analytics and the new state of Information: Learn how to balance analytics with actionability by transforming your dashboarding into looking at the whole supply chain at a glance

Transformation: Gain insight into how a leading telecom company is implementing innovative technology to optimize the supply chain and set itself up for future competition

Future supply chain transformation: Discover what’s next in the innovation pipeline and the impact on the supply chain – including 3D Printing.

Speaker Logo Mohamed El Serry Director Group Supply Veon

1210
Supply Chain efficiency and transparency with blockchain.
  • How do you realise the full potential of blockchain for supply chain companies?
  • Understand what a supply chain leader fundamentally needs to know about blockchain to make an informed decision on whether to incorporate it into their processes
  • Hear examples of existing blockchain projects in the supply chain industry

IBM Frans Kempen Blockchain Lead IBM

1250
Networking lunch break
Session Two - Continued:
Technology and human working as the winning team
1400
Case study: Circular Economy, one product - multiple lives
  • Hear about Lexmark’s approach towards achieving a circular economy and gaining value from re-utilising post sale
  • Learn how a logistics provider can enable a rethink of your network through regional manufacturing an affordable possibility
  • Understand how these case studies became a success with a fresh approach to people, processes and technology

syncreon Hans van der Eijk Business Development Director syncreon

Lexmark Patrick Carminati Head of Sourcing and Manufacturing Lexmark

1500
Case study: Microsoft’s Digital Supply Chain Transformation
  • Hear about Microsoft’s strategy and thinking before embarking on their journey towards digital transformation
  • Understand what Microsoft has achieved with its integration of big data, predictive analytics, and data visualisation into the supply chain
  • Understand how new innovations including blockchain are being considered and the potential they have to enable further efficiencies and long-term cost optimisation

Microsoft Ken O-Farrell Global Reverse Logistics Manager Microsoft

1525
Panel session: The Internet of Things - Technological Convergence and Manufacturing

IoT has long been promised to redefine the way that partners, networks, and even products communicate with each other. As the number of connected items rise to the 25bn promised by Gartner by 2020, we discuss how manufacturers can take advantage of the emerging opportunities offered by the IoT in supply chain.

  • Reinventing tracking technology: Find out how manufacturers are leveraging interconnected tracking on long-range networks to get detailed insight into component locations, allowing them to modify manufacturing schedules to reduce downtime and improve efficiency
  • Implementing an effective IoT strategy: Discuss whether retrofitting inventory machinery with RFID tags, or investing in connected tools across the factory floor, is more effective for manufacturers
  • Real-time analytics: Discover how connected applications deliver insights which give manufacturers the power to get instant get instant customer feedback, allowing for better planning, forecasting and risk analysis

Speaker Logo Roberto Pasti IoT OEM Manager Arrow Electronics

Speaker Logo Joris Peeters Allocation & Delivery Planning Director Nokia

Hanhaa Ricardo Chedrauy COO Hanhaa

1615
Afternoon networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
Session Three:
Maximising your workforce in an era of digital transformation
1700
Using telematics technology in high security transportation
  • Find out the very latest in safety and security requirements that hi-tech supply chains need to consider when planning their transportation strategy to avoid risk and unexpected costs
  • Learn the extent to which telematics can provide hi-tech supply chains with opportunities for increased visibility, speed of service and transportation optimisation
  • Find out what challenges exist in implementing a telematics system into your hi-tech supply chain and gain lessons learned and best practice for avoiding these traps in your own implementation

Smartivo technologies Petar Simic CEO, Primaco logistics & Co-Founder Smartivo technologies

1730
Innovation only thrives in a Supportive Business Model

A sustainable and dynamic business relationship requires  incentives for  innovation that benefit both buyer and supplier.   The Vested model rooted in a –WhatisinitforWe- Mindset integrates all the basic requirements to grow into such a collaborative business model.

  • DHL SC NL has embraced the Vested methodology to transform a declining environment into an active and innovative partnership.
  • The 5 Rules of Vested are transformative in nature and drive innovation
  • Genuine collaboration is the foundation for a win-win relationship

DHL Ruud de Groot Site Manager DHL

1800
Networking drinks reception

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0830
Registration
0925
Moderator’s welcome

Inspired-Search Oskar Verkamman Managing Director Inspired-Search

0930
Glimpse tomorrow’s supply chain potential
  • Take care of your data: Discuss the challenges of being data rich, but insight poor to ensure you are gathering and utilising your data in the most efficient way
  • Gain a step on risk: Learn how a comprehensive data strategy can help you anticipate risk to enable a more flexible and agile approach to production
  • Jump on the blockchain now: Understand how to add transparency whilst also verifying authenticity within your supply chain to ensure production is optimised yet security maintained

IBM Matthieu Van Bilsen Global Director, Electronics Industry - Cognitive Operations IBM

IBM Matthias Graefe Director of Global Supply Chain Transformation IBM

1015
AI, but in a real-world supply chain
  • How does AI technology really work? Learn how an AI solution functions so that you can create your own strategy harnessing all its capabilities
  • Follow the AI leaders: Find out where industry leaders are successfully deploying AI so you can avoid costly missteps and pursue proven ROI
  • AI – where do you start? Gain best practice on building an AI roadmap for your own organization from data cleansing to actionable insight

Genzai Roy Lenders CEO Genzai

1045
Morning networking break and opportunity to meet the exhibitors
Session Four:
Big data to monitor and enhance your supply chain
1130
Case study: New Modular Load Units – From idea to urban distribution reality
  • Collaborate with logistics providers to stay competitive: Understand the key benefits of logistics stakeholder collaboration to optimize environmental and scalability considerations
  • Collaborative innovation in action: The New Modular Loads Unit (NMLU) project: Gain insight on the analysis, proposal and prototype stages at sub-container level and understand the benefits it can bring to your business
  • Learn how to scale innovation: Once established, find out how to transform an idea that worked into a business that works

Fraunhofer IWES Martin Stockmann Retail Logistics, Department of Packaging and Retail Logistics Fraunhofer IML

1230
Protecting high-value cargo: must-to-do steps for High Tech transportation
  • A secure Hi-tech supply chain begins with your logistics provider: Learn how to manage your high value cargo through aligning internal processes with cargo types by grouping and ranking suppliers
  • How concerned should you be about your supply chain’s security? Find out about the most common safety alerts, the very latest supply chain security statistics and gain best practice on how to act if your cargo is stolen
  • Security and collaboration: Gain insight on how to standardize your security practices across your supply chain including necessary steps to start security collaboration with your customers

AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG Frank Müller Vice President of the Board of Directors AsstrA-Associated Traffic AG

1200
Closing Panel Session: How will you strive to achieve excellence in your hi-tech supply chain?
  • Inspiring your workforce to innovate: Discuss the skills required for a highly productive and empowered workforce in an era of digital transformation
  • Identifying the right innovation for your supply chain: Debate the latest innovations in technology and their “realistic” use case to your supply chain
  • Achieving next level visibility of your supply chain: Gain insight into big data analytics and monitoring and its role in driving efficiencies and reducing latencies

Speaker Logo Roeland van den Berg EMEA Supply Chain Manager Logitech

1300
End of Hi-Tech 2018 – See you next year!

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