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The 3rd Hi-tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit
Asia-Pacific - Singapore
October 28-29, 2013, Singapore

Your Expert Plan fo Hi-tech Supply Chain Success - See Last Year's Agenda Below

The agenda for this year’s APAC Hi Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit has been rigorously researched to bring you the crucial insight you need into trends set to shape your industry in the coming years.  Take a look at the full agenda below.

If you'd like to be involved in this year's Summit as a speaker, sponsor or attendee - drop me a message at hgarner@eft.com

Each and every major topic covered will be broken into three parts:

  • In Theory - gain a global perspective from an industry expert, government official or acadmic through their in-depth research and knowledge
  • In Practice - hear case-studies from industry practitioners and find-out how they're tackling key challenges, achieving success and implementing change
  • Interactive - the chance to debate each topic intimately with industry peers through interactive Q+As, minature workshops and live polling

Day OneDay Two

October 28th, 2013 - Singapore

8:45 - 9:30 Conference Opening - Supply Chain and the World's Changing Dynamics - Big Data, Hi-tech and the Road Ahead

Keith Carter - Professor - National University of Singapore

Chairman opening: Oskar Verkamman - Managing Director - Inspired-Search

9:30 - 10:00 Conference Topic Introduction - 'What do You Want?

Delegates will record responses on flip charts according to their roundtables noting 'what they want from each session'

The aim is to use this set of bulletpoints to underpin each session for Q+A purposses and discussions

Day 1:

  • Is Asia losing its competitiveness?
  • Compliance and regulation across Asia
  • Regionalisation
  • Postponement strategy
  • Talent

Chair: Stephanie Krishnan - Honorary Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer - University of Wollongong

10:00 - 10:30 Is Asia Losing Its Competitiveness?

Tackle one of the big questions facing supply chain executives in Asia today through a peer-to-peer debate:

The group will be divided between those who think Asia is losing its competitivenes (to some degree) and those who don't think it is at all:

  • 15 minutes to:
    • Elect leader
    • Select key points of their side of the debate
  • Each side will then advances their key points
    • Why is/isn't Asia losing its competitiveness
    • How is/isn't Asia losing its competitiveness
    • Threats
    • Opportunities
    • Challenges

Chair: Oskar Verkamman - Managing Director - Inspired-Search

Group Leaders:

Sanjay Desai - Director - Supply Chain Asia - Thermo Fisher Scientific

Greg Sullivan - VP International Sourcing Services - Unilever

10:30 - 11:15 COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE INTERACTIVE MEETINGS ZONE

11:15 - 11:50 Regionalisation

In these two presentations, debate the level of regional focus necessary to ensure your supply chain's optimum performance

  • Debate the pros and cons of regional versus global suppl chain strategies
  • Hear two case studies on how two leading hi-tech companies are structuring their supply chain strategies along regional lines, learn why and how they're achieved this

Fred Hartung - Vice President - Supply Chain Solutions & Logistics - Jabil

11:50 - 12:30 Regionalisation Part 2

Jen Tan - VP, Global Planning, Logistics and Customer Service - REC Solar

12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH AND NETWORKING IN THE INTERACTIVE MEETINGS ZONE

1:30 - 2:00 Generation Y: Crisis or Opportunity?

Justina Liow - Managing Partner - Inspired Search

2:00 - 2:45 The Future of Sourcing in Asia

Ram Kuppuswamy - Sr Director of Sourcing - Nokia

2:45 - 3:15 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

3:15 - 4:00 The Future of Hi-tech and Supply Chain in Asia

Debashis Tarafdar, Research Director - Supply Chain Research, Gartner

4:00 - 4:45 Compliance

Asia's Dynamics are changing, in this session, see how compliance and regulation are playing a role

  • Hear 2 case studies on how hi-tech companies are navigating compliance and regulation in Asia and discover how they're reducing compliance lag to stay ahead of the competition
  • Learn how to build-in compliance lag into your supply chain strategy to create an agile and risk-free supply chain
  • discover the power of collaboration to ease compliance and regulatory interruption through working with supply chain partners and implementing technology systems to ease friction

Compliance Presentations

Ifrah Rais - VP - Ericsson

4:45 Postponement Panel

Bjorn Jensen - VP Global Logistics - Electrolux

Roxane Desmicht - Head - Supply Chain - Infineon

Jimmy Lim - Manager - Global Procurement - HP

Moderator: Stephanie Krishnan - Honorary Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer - University of Wollongong

5:30 - 6:00 Evolving Supply Chain Segmentation

Andre Soldo - Director - Global Supply Chain Strategy & Design - Dell

6:00 Networking Drinks Reception

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October 29th, 2013 - Singapore

9:00 - 9:10 Day 2 Opening and Session Aims

Delegates will record responses on flip charts according to their roundtables noting 'what they want from each session'

The aim is to use this set of bulletpoints to underpin each session for Q+A purposses and discussions

Chair: Stephanie Krishnan - Honorary Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer - University of Wollongong

9:10 - 9:50 Interactive Roundtables

  • Risk - security, disaster, market
  • Aftermarket Services and its application to hi-tech sectors in Asia
  • E-commerce, omni channel and Hi-tech retail in Asia
  • Supply Chain and Finance

Chair: Oskar Verkamman - Managing Director - Inspired-Search

Chair: Stephanie Krishnan - Honorary Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer - University of Wollongong

9:50 - 10:20 Supply Chain Risk Mitigation

Jimmy Lim - Manager - Global Procurement - HP

10:20 - 11:00 COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE INTERACTIVE MEETINGS ZONE

11:00 - 11:45 Supply Chain and Finance

Michael Tamaru - Former CFO - Jawbone

11:45 - 12:30 eCommerce, Multi Channel, Retail and Hi-tech Supply Chain Discussion Groups

Explore the very latest on retail

  • Challenges - debate the key difficulties peers are encountering in taking advantage of eCommerce
  • Opportunities - discuss how can you focus your supply chain on eCommerce to drive profitability and explore the opportunities available with this boom
  • Dos - learn best practices from leaders in the industry on how they are leading in eCommerce
  • Don'ts - hear from your peers experiences what to avoid in hi-tech retail

Work in groups to weight the future of eCommerce, Multi Channel and Retail for the hi-tech industry in Asia.

Take-aways will then be recorded and distributed to attendees

Chair: Stephanie Krishnan - Honorary Fellow, Adjunct Lecturer - University of Wollongong

 

12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH AND NETWORKING IN THE INTERACTIVE MEETINGS ZONE

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Bronze Sponsor
JSI
Exhibition & Meetings Sponsor
syncreon
Media Partners
CILF
cilt
Hong Kong Logisitcs Association
iChainnel
Inspired Search
SSIA
tapa
Journal Of Commerce
WTIA