The Bimodal Supply Chain: Tackling Today, Preparing for Tomorrow
Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016 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 2016 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:
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
Supply chain and demand planning executives
Sales & operations planning (S&OP) executives
Supply Chain Planning Executives
Chief procurement officers (CPOs)
Procurement & sourcing executives
Production planning & scheduling executives
Procurement & Manufacturing Executives
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
Our 2016 agenda, which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest supply chain topics on the basis of your role, experience level and key focus.
Experience visionary Gartner, guest and supply chain executive keynotes, insightful breakout sessions led by Gartner experts, case study and panel presentations delivered by select industry leaders, the 7th annual Gartner Supply Chain Top EMEA Supply Chains reveal, workshops, roundtables for sharing best practices, networking receptions, solution provider sessions and more.
Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015 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
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
Solution provider sessions
Breakfast, lunch, snacks
Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 research series EMEA top perfomers reveal
Sign up to be among the first to recieve our 2016 Agenda.
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.
Renowned Expert on Risk-Taking and Decision-Making
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.
Park Plaza Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
United Kingdom -
A limited number of rooms have been held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel for attendees of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference
There are two special promotional Gartner rates available:
Superior Room - £185 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Studio Room - £215 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and excludes VAT.
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Alternatively, you can either e-mail your request to
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Reservation Office opening times are: Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 19:00 (London Time)
Saturday between 09:00 - 17:30 (London Time)
Park Plaza County Hall
1 Addington Street