Supply Chain Optimization Forum (Shanghai)

28 Mar 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm CST

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Learn the latest and best practices for improved supply chain and logistics performance in China.


The Supply Chain Optimization is a forum created to give supply chain and logistics leaders the resources to grow into strategic, progressive executives in a dynamic business environment which is China.

This compact program focuses on future trends, policies, market developments, expectations, business opportunities, technology innovations, success strategies, competitive advantages and practical solutions for a better and optimized supply chain management in China.

Speakers and panelists include:

Dr. Martin Lockstrom
Managing Partner
IBC
John Hu

Managing Director
C2FO China

Pourya Pourhejazy
Jiao Tong University
Henry li
VE Director, DTO Great China
SAP

 

Dr. Timo Wiegmann
Managing Director
TMG  Shanghai
 
Ted Hornbein
Managing Director
EHC Global
Lance Xu
Operation Director
Hilti
Michael Shao

Director, China SCM
Danfoss Power Solutions

 

 

 

 

    More speakers will be confirmed soon...

Why Attend this Event?

The Supply Chain Optimization Forum is designed to give next generation supply chain leaders the tools they need to mature into strategic, insightful, forward-looking executives for the new, agile marketplace which is China today.

By exploring and sharing practical experiences, this half-day conference will help you to acquire the latest knowledge and the most effective techniques to improve your supply chain capabilities in China.

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
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 the Philippines and you’ll learn how to achieve the right balance between cost optimization and commercial objectives.

Unrivaled networking opportunities
A half-day event of networking breaks, and a drinks reception where you can build valuable contacts, meet like-minded peers from all sectors and discuss common issues in China.

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 China.

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

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

Speakers and topics already confirmed include:
- Supply Chain Sub Optimization: Worst Practices in How Not to Optimize Your Supply Chain by Dr. Martin Lockstrom, Managing Partner, IBC
- The ECO system of Supply Chain by Michael Shao, Director, China SCM Danfoss Power Solutions

Optimize planning and supply chain both for customer demand and project demand by Lance Xu, Operation Director, Hilti 
- Supply Chain Management Organization in the Automotive Industry by Timo Wiegmann, Dr. Timo Wiegmann, Managing Director, TMG  Shanghai

 

Topics to be discussed:

Rethink Your Supply Chain as a Network
- Costs reduction through network optimization 
- The potential of inventory optimization in China's 3PL outsourcing as a key driver of logistics costs reduction? 

Role of Analytics in Supply Chain Optimization 
- Analytics to Locate Opportunities to Streamline Your Supply Chain 
- Role of real time monitoring and IoT in supply chain analytics Is supply chain maturity directly related to analytical maturity? 
- E-supply chain management in China 

Increasing profitability and minimizing risks with strategic network design 
- Tools, software and simulation engines strategic network optimization using mathematical optimization 
- Aligning the supply chain network with business strategy 
- Digitizing the China supply chain 

Build a Responsive Supply Chain For Optimal Performance 
- SCM customer focused strategies that works 
- The SCM technology and innovation paradigm 
- SCM planning and optimal solutions 

Proposed Event Agenda

The agenda will be confirmed one week before the event, stay tuned.

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}gscc.co

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.

Ticket Name Membership Type Sale Ends Price Quantity
Individual Pass for In-Person Event - Fee include access to the all sessions with the possibility to ask questions directly to speakers during the Q&A, networking time, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea break. The presentations handouts are not included (all prices are in US$) 28 Mar 2019 $150.00
Individual Pass for In-Person Event - Fee include access to the all sessions with the possibility to ask questions directly to speakers during the Q&A, networking time, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea break. The presentations handouts are not included (all prices are in US$) Corporate Membership
28 Mar 2019
$105.00
Members Only
Individual Pass for In-Person Event - Fee include access to the all sessions with the possibility to ask questions directly to speakers during the Q&A, networking time, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea break. The presentations handouts are not included (all prices are in US$) Professional Membership
28 Mar 2019
$105.00
Members Only
"Buy 3 Passes Get 1 Extra Free" Team Combo Package for In-Person Event - Fee include access to all sessions with the possibility to ask questions during the Q&A, networking time, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea break (all prices are in US$) 28 Mar 2019 $450.00
"Buy 3 Passes Get 1 Extra Free" Team Combo Package for In-Person Event - Fee include access to all sessions with the possibility to ask questions during the Q&A, networking time, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea break (all prices are in US$) Corporate Membership
28 Mar 2019
$315.00
Members Only
"Buy 3 Passes Get 1 Extra Free" Team Combo Package for In-Person Event - Fee include access to all sessions with the possibility to ask questions during the Q&A, networking time, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea break (all prices are in US$) Professional Membership
28 Mar 2019
$315.00
Members Only
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28 Mar 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm CST

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