WEBINAR – THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAIN
Considering uncertain business outlook, inflation and rising cost, and post-COVID challenges (from supply uncertainty to inventory issues), supply chain planning is becoming more important. There is a difference between plan vs planning.
Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Time: 11.30am – 12.45pm (AEST)
Cost: Members – No charge Non-Members – No charge
Registrations close on 17 July 2023
ABOUT THIS EVENT
The event will focus on the future of supply chain planning and its importance in business longer-term growth. In this webinar, we will look at this topic from different directions (industry practitioner, technology solutions, and academic) through our panelists. We will focus on the below topics:
- What are the critical factors for successful supply chain planning?
- What capabilities are required for supply chain planning?
- Is S&OP the best approach for supply chain planning?
- What is the role of technology in supply chain planning (AI, machine learning)?
- How to move from business insight (BI) to decision intelligence (DI)
- How small-sized companies can prepare themselves
- The future of supply chain planners’ role (education)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The event is relevant to industry practitioners and those involved, studying or interested in business and supply chain planning. Supply chain executives, supply chain practitioners, Supply chain planners, students and university graduates, consultancies, advisories, industry bodies and technology providers.
Faraz Bidar, SCLAA VIC/ TAS State Vice President and Planning and Operations Manager at La Marzocco
Faraz has PhD in the area of Supply Chain Management with over 10 years of industry experience in the areas of supply chain planning, logistics optimisation, supply chain analytics, and strategy development. Faraz has worked for a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, 3PL, retail, wholesale, FMCG, and energy.
||James Small, Principal, Carrigan Consulting Ltd
James provides practical, hands on assistance with Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and integrating planning processes. He has been implementing S&OP for more than 20 years. He runs his own consulting business Carrigan and was previously the Managing Partner for Oliver Wight in Asia Pacific for 10 years.
Schalk de Klerk, Vice President, o9 Solutions
Schalk works for o9 Solutions as Vice President, Industry Solutions for SEA, ANZ and Taiwan and he is based in Singapore. His focus is on establishing o9 Solutions within the region and helping o9’s clients to solve industry specific challenges arising from the volatile supply chain landscape of recent times, using the latest digital operating model technologies, while assuring value realization during technology adoption.
Dr George Panas, Lecturer, Melbourne University
After 25 years of senior management experience, George recently transitioned to academia, completing a PhD on sustainable grocery eCommerce supply chains. He now lectures at the University of Melbourne, in both undergraduate and postgraduate supply chain management subjects.