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    "The best industry led supply chain conference I have attended in years. Inspirational keynote speakers, real life business examples, knowledgable partners."
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The Bimodal Supply Chain: Tackling Today, Preparing for Tomorrow

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017 is the world’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. A two-part, bimodal supply chain is the new reality for organizations. This marriage of two distinct approaches delivers day-in, day-out reliability and game-changing innovation at the same time.

At the 2017 conference you’ll learn how to create and manage a bimodal value chain strategy that achieves essential performance goals while simultaneously allowing for iteration and experimentation.

 

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • Senior operations executives
  • Global and regional heads of supply chain
  • Centers of excellence (COE) supply chain executives
  • Supply chain strategy executives
Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs), Heads of Supply Chain
Roles Include:
  • Supply chain and demand planning executives
  • Sales & operations planning (S&OP) executives
Supply Chain Planning Executives
Roles Include:
  • Chief procurement officers (CPOs) 
  • Procurement & sourcing executives
  • Manufacturing executives
  • Production planning & scheduling executives
Procurement & Manufacturing Executives
Roles Include:
  • Field service and reverse logistics executives
  • Materials handling executives
  • Transportation management executives
  • Warehouse management executives

 
Logistics and Distribution Executives

What You Will Learn


Gain all the supply chain insight you need. All in one place.

  • Understand the future role of the supply chain officer
  • Ensure you have the right talent on your team for success
  • Connect with your peers to share best practices
  • Validate your strategic vision and investment decisions
  • Discover, evaluate and compare the latest technologies, services and partnerships
  • Access the unbiased guidance of industry analysts and thought leaders
  • Push past traditional boundaries, drive innovation, and uncover new sources of value for the enterprise

Features & Benefits


Gain access to:

  • Gartner analyst sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner analyst one-on-one meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • Case study presentations: We invite a number of guest speakers to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Network with peers: Hundreds of supply chain leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives
  • Exhibitor access: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Solution provider sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions
  • Face-to-face sponsor meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solution providers
  • Group rate discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group

What's Included


  • One, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-one meeting
  • Keynotes
  • Track sessions
  • Analyst roundtables
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Gartner Events Navigator

Learn more about pricing and registration

Frequently Asked Questions


Get answers to your questions here

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Agenda

We're preparing our 2017 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest workplace topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.
 

2016 Tracks Included:

  • Track A: Leadership and Innovation
  • Track B: Manufacturing and Planning
  • Track C: Customer Service and Logistics 

View our 2016 Agenda at a Glance

2016 Hot Topics:

  • Impact of Brexit
  • Talent Management
  • Performance Optimization
  • Cost Reduction
  • Strategy & Transformation
  • Analytics
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Segmentation
  • Customer Service

Key Take-Aways from the 2016 Conference:


Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016 explored the new meaning of supply chain excellence in the digital age, preparing leaders to push past traditional boundaries, drive innovation, and uncover new sources of value for the enterprise. Hundreds of supply chain leaders learned to merge the “science” of supply chain technologies with the “art” of processes, talent and metrics.
 
The conference has been an excellent insight into best practices in supply chain across many industries. These insights will enable us to look at ways to improve our supply chain performance.

- Head of Logistics and Infrastructure Planning BHP Billiton Iron Ore

Great opportunity to grab some time away from the day-to-day business and reestablish some plans for the next set of developments.

- Head of Global Planning and Logistics Arysta LifeScience

Optimize Your Attendance:


You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • One, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-one meeting (sign up opens pre-event)
  • Admission to all keynote sessions
  • Analyst led sessions
  • Analyst roundtables
  • Workshops
  • Case studies
  • Solution provider sessions
  • Two receptions
  • Evening entertainment
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks
  • Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 research series EMEA top perfomers reveal



Speakers

Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers from the 2016 conference

  • Tom Enright
    Tom Enright

    Research Director

    Gartner

What We Hear About Our Speakers


Two great days with inspiring keynotes with plenty to bring home. In addition, you get to meet analysts to kick start the change you want.
Very good insights into the latest trends and technologies covering supply chain. Valuable networking with peers exchanging lessons learned and views on current issues.

Exhibitors

Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Supply Chain

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

  • Learn more about the exhibitor experience. 
  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 

Become an Exhibitor


Take Your Place Among Technology's Key Players
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Exhibitor Interactions


Read more about how you can interact with our exhibitors

Venue & Travel

London, UK

Venue

InterContinental London - The O2
Waterview Drive
London, United Kingdom - SE10 0TW


Accommodations

A limited number of rooms have been held at the InterContinental – London The O2 Hotel, for attendees of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

There are three special promotional Gartner rates available: 
    Superior - £205 per night (Includes Breakfast) excluding VAT
    Club Room - £255 per night (Includes Breakfast) excluding VAT
    Club Suite - £355 per night (Includes Breakfast) excluding VAT

To reserve a room please:

  • Book via
https://www.intercontinental.com/redirect?path=rates&brandCode=ic&localeCode=en&hotelCode=LONIC&checkInDate=19&checkInMonthYear=082017&checkOutDate=22&checkOutMonthYear=082017&_PMID=99801505&GPC=G4G&viewfullsite=true

Or
Reservation Office opening times are: Monday to Friday between 09:00 - 17:00 (London Time). Closed on weekends.

A Note About Accomodations


Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list.  

Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.  

Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts.