Digital Supply Chain Forum (Kuala Lumpur)

13 Dec 2018
1:30pm - 5:30pm +08

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Event Details

Digital Supply Chain Transformation: From Hype to Reality

Supply chain transformation from traditional to digital could be the most important transition for companies over the next five years. Latest research suggests that supply chain digitisation can lead to a 20% reduction of procurement costs, a 50% reduction in supply chain costs, and an increase in revenue of 10%.

The Forum will create a valuable opportunity for business leaders to actively engage with supply chain executives from Malaysia and around Asia. The Forum will address the most pressing supply chain management opportunities and challenges leaders’ are facing in the global digital economy.

Speakers and panelists include:

 Dr. Lai Ving Kam
 Associate Professor
 Berjaya University College of Hospitality

 Ezwan Zakaria
 Head of SCM (Projects)
 International Oil & Gas Company

 Michael Stafford
 Head of Supply Chain Services


 Frederic Gomer
 B2G Consulting 

 Gaspard Dessy
 CEO Southeast Asia
 Port Cities


 Managing Director
South East Asia
 Tigers Global Logistics

Navin Kandapper
Country Manager

More speakers
to be confirmed soon

Why Attend this Event?

The Digital Supply Chain Forum has been designed to facilitate open discussion and networking for industry experts from discrete and process manufacturing industries, looking to future proof their supply chain strategy. 

By exploring and sharing practical experiences, this compact forum will help you to acquire the latest knowledge and the most effective techniques to transform your supply chain in Malaysia.

International focus
Unlike other logistics events organized in Malaysia, the Forum is for the new generation of supply chain and logistics English-speaking leaders with international responsibilities.

Built for supply chain professionals by supply chain experts
This is the supply chain program constructed by a top level steering group of leading supply chain and logistics professionals and extensively researched for 6 months.

Independent experiences & no sales pitches
Hours filled with unique content and no vendor sales pitches! End users and industry experts will share the latest initiatives in transforming their supply chain and logistics operations in Malaysia and you’ll learn how to achieve the right balance between cost optimization and commercial objectives.

Unrivaled networking opportunities
Over five hours of networking breaks, interactive luncheon and a drinks reception where you can build valuable contacts, meet like-minded peers from all sectors and discuss common issues in Malaysia.

Who Should Attend?

The delegates at the forum together comprise a unique group of the movers and shakers in supply chain, procurement and logistics in Malaysia.

– They are English-speaking executives with Malaysia, international or pan-Asia regional responsibilities
– A hybrid group of manufacturers, retailers, brand owners, e-commerce players, consultants and logistics service providers.
– Their function profile is very diverse with CEOs, COOs, supply chain, procurement and logistics directors and managers.

Designed BY supply chain experts FOR supply chain executives, the Forum is an event you can't miss! Join our community now and secure your seat today!

Confirmed topics include:
- How Companies can Use AI to Optimize their Inventory with Gaspard Dessy, CEO Southeast Asia, Port Cities
- Digital Transformation in Logistics with Radhakrishnan Baskkaran, Managing Director South East Asia, Tigers Global Logistics Ltd
- Michael Stafford, Head of Supply Chain Services, Siemens  
- The Readiness of Malaysian Industry in Digital Supply Chain with Dr. Lai Ving Kam, Associate Professor, Berjaya University College of Hospitality
- Ezwan Zakaria, Head of SCM (Projects), International Oil & Gas Company
- Beware of the Digital Transformation Trap with Frederic Gomer, ​​​Partner, B2G Consulting 
- Revenue Generation in E-commerce, Retail & Logistics through Technology-driven Delivery Solutions with Navin Kandapper, Country Manager, pickupp
- more speakers to be confirmed soon...
Other topics to be discussed during include among others:
- Cut through the hype to see whether digital transformation can help your supply chain organization
- Integrate digital initiatives like cloud, big data, IoT, AI, machine learning, robotics, blockchain into the current way of operating
- Discuss digital enablement to digital transformation in supply chain and how far you can go in putting together an integrated, comprehensive strategy
- Transform your supply chain with a comprehensive digital vision
- Drive future success with a dynamic and customer-centric network
- Supply chain strategy and driving innovation outside of technology
- and many more...

Proposed Event Agenda

The final agenda will be published one week prior to the event date, so stay tuned!

13:30 - Registration

14​​:00 - Event starts, welcome by Max Henry
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Panel Q&A with all the previous speakers

15:30 - Coffee/Tea & Networking Break

15:45 - Sessions continue
> Session Title by Speaker (to be decided)
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Panel Q&A with all the three previous speakers

17:30 - Closing remarks & End of the event

Share Your Experience & Insights - It's Easy!

If you wish to share your knowledge or experience on this topic, come forward to become a speaker or panelist at this event.

Again, you don't have to be an "expert" or a subject leader in the field to be considered as a speaker. We are looking for someone who is willing to share practical stories or the lessons your learned at your company that can ultimately stimulate a good discussion and debate.

Benefits of speaking include:
- Get a free pass and enjoy all the benefits of a paid attendee (a big $$ saving);
- Gain visibility, recognition and credibility for you & your company;
- Help foster the growth of supply chain, logistics or procurement in Asia;
- Instantly expand your professional network with peers;
- Receive immediate feedback from other professionals on your ideas, methods and plans, which can benefit you and your company!

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Presentations are only 20 minutes long (10-15 slides, half of them can be your company overview) so preparation for this event will not take too much of your time. You can also sit at a panel discussion if you don't wish to present or simply don't have time to prepare anything.

If you are interested to speak,  email us at or contact us via the contact form

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many attendees will be at the event?
This varies for each event, generally from 50 to 150 depending of the theme, time of the year and the city.

How do I find details on the topics and speakers?
You can always check out the most up-to-date version of the event page. Here you can see session descriptions as well as bios and photos for the confirmed speakers and panelists.

Are all the speakers confirmed for the event?
Circumstances beyond the control of the organizer may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, we reserve the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any speaker of schedule substitutions or alterations will be updated on our event page as soon as possible.

I would like to meet some of the delegates during the event, can you arrange this?
Yes, using our site, you can connect and contact all the event attendees before and after the event. We don't arrange matchmaking meetings at our events on a systematic way, but please ask at our registration desk if you would like us to assist us.

How can I get to the venue? 
The venue details, including the full address, are listed on the event page, and you will also be notified by email about the venue when receiving your confirmation letter a few days before the event.

What should I wear during the event? 
In our efforts to make the forum more enjoyable, we invite you to dress “business casual” and tie is again not required. We hope that this casual dress code will allow participants to conduct discussions in a more comfortable environment.

Are the drinks and meal included? 
Yes, all refreshments, tea/coffee breaks are always included and depending of the format of the event, a lunch or breakfast might also be included. Check the agenda for timings and more details.

When should I pay for the event? 
Once you have completed your registration, we require full payment before the event. Payment can be done using credit cards, Stripe of Paypal. For larger groups, we provide the possibility for you to pay by bank TT transfer.

Can I substitute a delegate? 
Yes, you can substitute a delegate at no extra charge - please email us the new name, job title, email and mobile number of this new person at support{at}

Can I receive a copy of the presentations? 
As a general rule, we don't provide the presentations to any delegates and leave up to the speakers to decide if they wish to provide a copy of their presentation. Please meet them at the event and ask them directly.

What happens if the event get postponed? 
In the event that we postpone the event, you will be able to keep your registration for the next date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, you are welcome to send a substitute delegate, free of charge.

For more information on the terms and conditions of attending our events, read here.

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13 Dec 2018
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