20 - 22 May, 2019
Hotel Palace Berlin, Germany

Main Conference Day One

7:30 am - 8:10 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:10 am - 8:30 am CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME


Michael Berger, Former Senior Vice President Logistics at Schaeffler

Michael Berger

Former Senior Vice President Logistics
Schaeffler

SAP supply chain solutions provides operational visibility and customer intelligence to manage the entire supply chain digitally and execute flawlessly. Andrea will walk you through the digital mirror of an end to end supply chain following the goals: good products – satisfied customers – increased revenues!
  • Collect ideas from successful customer cases how to digitize your company from design, planning and manufacturing to logistics and ongoing maintenance
  • Your future as an Intelligent Enterprise is within networks – SAP believes in an open platform of interconnected networks to bring together people, processes and assets.
  • SAP is collaboration with their customers, partners and start-up organizations to bring innovations into reality: learn how you can embed innovations like 3D printing, IoT, machine learning, and blockchain into your everyday operations. 
Andrea Ricciarelli, Center of Excellence, SAP Digital Supply Chain at SAP

Andrea Ricciarelli

Center of Excellence, SAP Digital Supply Chain
SAP

Brice BOITUZAT, Warehouse Management System Standards Manager at Airbus

Brice BOITUZAT

Warehouse Management System Standards Manager
Airbus

Franck Dauriac, Head of Logistics & Transport Projects, Commercial Aircrafts at Airbus

Franck Dauriac

Head of Logistics & Transport Projects, Commercial Aircrafts
Airbus

9:00 am - 9:30 am Supply Chain Management On The Way To Digital Transformation

• The Continental perspective on the new mobility age and a rapidly changing environment
• Industry 4.0 / Supply Chain Management initiatives at Continental Automotive: Going back to the basics in order to be prepared for the future
• Digital transformation: Sharing example ‘Allocation Project’ to strengthen our supplier network

Petra Becker, Vice President Supply Chain Management, Network Design and Risk Management at Continental

Petra Becker

Vice President Supply Chain Management, Network Design and Risk Management
Continental

9:30 am - 10:00 am A Siemens case study: Leading digital supply chain transformation: from roadmap to execution

Digital is at the core of Siemens and a clear roadmap is drawn up from robotics, analytics, blockchain and Artificial Intelligence throughout their supply chains. Sven will lead us on a practical journey on how his team is putting that roadmap into reality: 
•Aligning and linking the supply chain vision with your business strategies 
•Developing a roadmap to weave robotics, automation, AI and analytics into your end-to-end supply chain transformation
•Case studies to deep dive into how to leverage predictive and prescriptive analytics focusing on business impact 
Sven Markert, Senior Vice President Supply Chain Logistics at Siemens

Sven Markert

Senior Vice President Supply Chain Logistics
Siemens

10:00 am - 10:30 am When machines meet humans in global supply chain transformation: Lesson’s learned in implementing AI and analytics to enable better decision making

Global supply chains continue to face challenges on reduced lead time, uncertainty and higher requirements. Yet, the tools and technologies we have on our hands to tackle these challenges have advanced in leaps and bounds. This practical case study will showcase the journey IBM has taken on to transform their global supply chain performance by investing in the most cutting-edge technologies and the key lessons learned from it:
· A business case for investing in AI & Analytics: driving the strategic digital transformation while committing $3 of hard benefits for each $1 invested
· A three staged transformation journey focusing on data transparency, integration and cognitive workflows
· How is AI coming into play: Augmenting, learning and assisting in decision making
· Defining and nurturing the machine/human relationship in the cognitive working environment
· What are the key lessons learned from the journey? 
Matthias Graefe, Director of Supply Chain Transformation at IBM Supply Chain

Matthias Graefe

Director of Supply Chain Transformation
IBM Supply Chain

10:30 am - 11:00 am NETWORKING & PARTNERING MEETINGS

Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

11:00 am - 11:30 am Case study: Digital supply chain transformation with a customer focus: A practical approach
•A different approach on demand sensing: leverage insights from social channels for customer insights and fulfilment 
•Implementing IBP (Integrated Business Planning Process) to drive end-to-end efficiency 
•Managing change: Transformation on the people front at different levels – how to make it happen 
•Sharing lessons learned and practical examples from Oriflame transformation
Bartłomiej Smoczyński, Global Supply Chain Processes and Projects Director at Oriflame

Bartłomiej Smoczyński

Global Supply Chain Processes and Projects Director
Oriflame

Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Embrace AI in Your Supply Chain Organization Before it's Too Late
Using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve demand forecasting is one of the most promising applications of AI for supply chains.
•How do the non-traditional methods compare in performance with established forecasting practices?
•How does AI “learn” from past experience and analyse the multitude of complex relationships and factors that influence product demand
Max Vliegenthart, Sales Director at o9 Solutions

Max Vliegenthart

Sales Director
o9 Solutions

Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Why the world's leading retailers are applying auction strategies to their returns programmes


Ben Whitaker, Director EMEA at B-Stock.com

Ben Whitaker

Director EMEA
B-Stock.com

Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

11:00 am - 11:30 am Case Study: Developing Sourcing Strategies and Structures for 2025
  • What does the future look like for procurement and sourcing?
  • What’s high on the current agenda: Driving innovation and collaboration with suppliers
  • Developing the future sourcing structure towards 2025
Martin Austermann, CPO at Husqvarna Group

Martin Austermann

CPO
Husqvarna Group

Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

11:30 am - 12:00 pm How to Get Best-in-Class Parcel Shipping Rates: Listen to former UPS, TNT, DHL & FedEx Executives as they share secrets to effective carrier contract negotiations
·   Tips to negotiate better discounts from former DHL, TNT, UPS and FedEx VP’s and pricing managers
·    How to establish shipping costs benchmarks prior to beginning any carrier negotiations (Europe & North America)
·    Ways to reduce the impact of accessorial charges and other not so obvious contract fee's
·    What can a shipper do to offset these new pricing changes?
·    Gain a better understanding of the impact these changes are going to have on your company; How much of your transportation spend is in accessorial charges or base rate charges.
·    Parcel (DHL, TNT, UPS, FedEx), both European and North America shipping solutions
Mike Erickson, CEO at AFMS, LLC

Mike Erickson

CEO
AFMS, LLC

Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Managing complex global supply chains through SCOR process and digitalisation
The manufacturing industry is faced with increasing challenges: capital intensive, volatile, short product life cycles, complex and long manufacturing processes & truly global supply chains. If these challenges sound familiar to you, join this session to hear from Hans on the best approaches to overcome them including: 
•Leveraging the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model to enable flexibility 
•Deploying best-of-breed IT systems based on a centralized Master Data system
•Showcasing digitalization, big data and deep learning enabled by an ontology based semantic web
•Could a blockchain (e.g. for Tracecoins) increase the trust to reduce the bullwhip?  

Hans Ehm, Lead Principal Supply Chain at Infineon

Hans Ehm

Lead Principal Supply Chain
Infineon

Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

11:00 am - 11:30 am Case study: Overhauling supply chain planning for the next level of efficiency and agility
•Aligning your supply chain strategies to deliver performance improvement 
•Redesigning S&OP processes for Polyolefin industry from other industry best practices 
•Optimising scenario planning to develop supply chains that are less prone to errors 
•Identifying opportunities for automation
Robert Mwasaru, Head of S&OP at Borealis

Robert Mwasaru

Head of S&OP
Borealis

Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Why Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is necessary to balance costs with the changing values of consumers
  • Consumer demands on the Chemical Industry are changing rapidly, often driven by environmental issues covered in the media, and sometimes contradictory.
  • Effective deployment of the business strategy through IBP is more critical than ever to respond to the increased pace of change.
  • E2E Integration can allow the Chemical Industry to respond with agility to these changes, whilst maintaining control of the cost.
Dawn Howarth, Managing Associate at Oliver Wight

Dawn Howarth

Managing Associate
Oliver Wight

Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Case study: An effective and practical approach to managing and reducing supply chain risks
•Developing a thorough risk assessment framework 
•Working effectively with supply chain partners to reduce risks 
•Ensuring continuity and supply chain integrity when disruptions happen 
•Showcasing examples for supply chain risk management 
Andrew Dougal, Head of EMEA Supply Chain at Orica

Andrew Dougal

Head of EMEA Supply Chain
Orica

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING

Interactive Discussion Groups (Roundtable)

IDG B

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG B: Overcoming digital transformation obstacles in discrete manufacturing
•From hard wired digital technologies to a digital enabled business: Where do you invest? 
•Re-steering your supply chain using the information from digital tools: What are the key steps?  












Michael Berger, Former Senior Vice President Logistics at Schaeffler

Michael Berger

Former Senior Vice President Logistics
Schaeffler

IDG C

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG C: Overhauling supply chain planning for process and cost efficiency
•Taking an integrated planning approach for enhanced business and operations efficiency 
•Exploring the power of Artificial Intelligence and their continuous learning ability to improve planning dramatically  












Katrin Hanske, Vice President Global Supply Chain at ORION

Katrin Hanske

Vice President Global Supply Chain
ORION

IDG D

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG D: The growth of big data in supply chain and what to do with it
•Driving digital logistics strategy through data and analytics 
•How to make sense of all the data from supply chain to make informed business decisions? 












Sven Verstrepen, Head of Supply Network Innovation & Analytics at Ahlers

Sven Verstrepen

Head of Supply Network Innovation & Analytics
Ahlers

IDG E

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG E: The new era of supply chain and logistics collaboration
•What level of collaboration is required amongst the key parties in today’s business environment? 
•A collaborative approach with suppliers, 3PLs and partners to develop the right KPIs around data











Raffaele Turturro, Head of Supply Chain & Operations at EOS evolution of smooth

Raffaele Turturro

Head of Supply Chain & Operations
EOS evolution of smooth

IDG F

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG F: Risk mitigation against big disruptions
•Developing a preventive approach through historic data and experience
•What are the technologies that can help you visualise and predict your supply chain events more accurately? 
•Manage the unexpected: What needs to be in place? 












Andrew Dougal, Head of EMEA Supply Chain at Orica

Andrew Dougal

Head of EMEA Supply Chain
Orica

Interactive Discussion Groups (Roundtable)

IDG G

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG G: Building the digital backbone for your supply chain transformation
•Infrastructure, cloud and digitalisation: benefiting from the new IT technologies 
•Taking your supply chain performance to the next level through a solid digital infrastructure and planning tools 











Joel Gard

Head of Europe
Coyote Logistics

IDG H

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG H: Demand sensing and forecasting: Are we agile enough?
•What are the new tools and methods in demand planning?
•Why are we not there yet? What else can we do for more accurate planning? 









IDG I

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG I: Overcoming challenges in implementing IBP
•Designing and implementing your IBP: what’s the best approach? 
•What are the organisational challenges while implementing IBP? 












IDG J

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG J: Warehouse and distribution centre automation and optimisation
•Strategic considerations on distribution centre network planning and development 
•What are the automation technologies that can boost your warehouse performance? 












Andreas Küllmer, Vice President Logistics Systems & Development at HelloFresh

Andreas Küllmer

Vice President Logistics Systems & Development
HelloFresh

IDG K

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG K: Reducing delivery cycles and cost at the same time in manually operated warehouses/DCs
•Efficiency and accuracy, which factors contribute to faster order processing and cost saving?
•What can be achieved even without introduction of automation?
•Employee availability, what can be considered for improving the working environment?
Thies vom Hofe, Head of Business Development at Lucas Systems GmbH

Thies vom Hofe

Head of Business Development
Lucas Systems GmbH

IDG L

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG L: Improving end-to-end customer satisfaction through elevated supply chain and delivery experience
•Why supply chain has become such a big contributing factor for customer experience 
•Move the supply chain value discussion from “get it done” to “delight customers”











Stefano Picasso, Head of Global Supply Chain Management at Franke

Stefano Picasso

Head of Global Supply Chain Management
Franke

Interactive Discussion Groups (Roundtable)

IDG M

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG M: Supplier relationships & integration for end-to-end visibility
•Developing an unified system across the board for digital transformation 
•Integrating suppliers and vendors to this system to have end-to-end visibility











Mohamed El Serry, Independent Global expert in Digital transformation of supply chain and block chain at Veon

Mohamed El Serry

Independent Global expert in Digital transformation of supply chain and block chain
Veon

IDG O

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG O: Developing new supply chain talent and competence for a digital future
•What are the new skillsets required for the future of supply chain? 
•Developing internal digital competence to support digital transportation












Alexander Tsipoulanidis, Professor for Supply Chain and Operations Management at HWR Berlin - Berlin School of Economics and Law

Alexander Tsipoulanidis

Professor for Supply Chain and Operations Management
HWR Berlin - Berlin School of Economics and Law

IDG Q

1:30 pm - 3:25 pm IDG Q: Smart logistics & transportation












Alain Dommisse, Global Supply Chain Director GBU Soda Ash and derivatives, Senior VP at Solvay

Alain Dommisse

Global Supply Chain Director GBU Soda Ash and derivatives, Senior VP
Solvay

3:25 pm - 4:00 pm NETWORKING & PARTNERING MEETINGS

Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Case study: Developing a customer-oriented supply chain: Onmi-channel supply chain optimisation
•What are the new challenges the omni channel environment are posing on the retail supply chain? 
•What are the capability requirements for an omni-channel supply chain? 
Carlo Baus, Head of Global Strategic Sourcing at Bose Corporation

Carlo Baus

Head of Global Strategic Sourcing
Bose Corporation

Industry Hall 1: Retail + FMCG

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Panel Discussion: Smart logistics & last mile delivery for efficiency and sustainability
•International fulfilment models in Europe: How to think outside the box to ensure fast deliveries across European boarders
•Exploring the role of automation in smart logistics and last mile delivery 
•How do micro-logistics and eco-logistics help with supply chain sustainability? 
Anton Steinberger, Head of Delivery Experience at zooplus AG

Anton Steinberger

Head of Delivery Experience
zooplus AG

Victor Splittgerber, Team Lead Logistics Innovation at Zalando SE

Victor Splittgerber

Team Lead Logistics Innovation
Zalando SE

Stefan Röbel, Head of Logistics EU at ASOS.com

Stefan Röbel

Head of Logistics EU
ASOS.com

Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Case study: Blockchain applications in supply chain & transportation for improved visibility and agility
•Examining supply chain business challenges drivers to adopt blockchain technologies  
•How blockchain is enabling the process and product flow visibility 
•Developing a pilot model to realise business value of blockchain
•Sharing case studies and results on blockchain applications 
Christophe Suizdak, Global Supply Chain Strategy & Digital Transformation Leader at GE Healthcare

Christophe Suizdak

Global Supply Chain Strategy & Digital Transformation Leader
GE Healthcare

Industry Hall 2: Discrete Manufacturing

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Ensuring compliance and cost saving through strategic sourcing within Free Trade Agreements
  • Developing and implementing a customs control framework to ensure compliance in times of uncertainly
  • How to integrate procurement decision in your local content concept
  • Overcoming challenges caused by political developments (e.g. Brexit)
Michael Tomuscheit, Global Manager Customs and Export Control Governance at BMW Group

Michael Tomuscheit

Global Manager Customs and Export Control Governance
BMW Group

Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Case study: Case Study: Demand forecasting and planning with precision: Key success factors in implementing Integrated Business Planning

Stefano Picasso, Head of Global Supply Chain Management at Franke

Stefano Picasso

Head of Global Supply Chain Management
Franke

Industry Hall 3: Process Manufacturing

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Case study: CASE STUDY: Improving end-to-end visibility of temperature control supply chain


Yoram Eshel, Former Senior Director, Global Transportation and Logistics at TEVA

Yoram Eshel

Former Senior Director, Global Transportation and Logistics
TEVA

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Plenary panel: A dialogue on international transportation modes, innovation to meet todays customer requirements - perspectives from carriers vs. customers

Hear from an expert panel discussing the logistics industry are adapting to the new demand from manufacturers and retailers. Clients will also be invited to join this panel to provide the end customer requirements and perspectives in today’s fast moving ecommerce world. 
•What are the expectations from retailers, manufactures and end customers? 
•Perspective from the rail, shipping and airline industry on their survival strategies in today’s ecommerce and global trading environment
•What kind of data and activities are required to drive a more collaborated and efficient transportation network globally and in Europe?
Anton Steinberger, Head of Delivery Experience at zooplus AG

Anton Steinberger

Head of Delivery Experience
zooplus AG

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm SCiWeek 2019 Drinks Reception & Networking