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ACT: Aspire, Challenge and Transform
in a Disruptive World

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017 is the world’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis.  Organizational survival depends on the ability to anticipate, adapt and transform supply chains to deliver reliability and performance.

At this year’s conference, chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams learn how to recognize the impacts of disruptions and create transformational strategies that empower the organization to exceed performance expectations.

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 two 30 minute sessions 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
  • Industry Value Chain Exchange Series on Monday, May 22: Healthcare, Consumer-Retail, High-Tech Manufacturing 
  • Network with peers: Over 1,400 supply chain leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives during networking sessions, meals and receptions  
  • 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



Learn more about pricing and registration

Frequently Asked Questions


Get answers to your questions here.
  
        
 
      


Agenda

We're preparing our 2017 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks and sessions covering the full spectrum of supply chain and delivers the actionable advice your team needs to succeed.   If you'd like more information,  sign up and you'll be the first to know when our agenda is available.  
 


 

2017 Conference Tracks

A. Strategy and Leadership
B. Supply Chain Innovation
C. Supply Chain Planning
D. Customer Service and Logistics
E. Supplier Management and Manufacturing

View more track details. 

Hot topics to be Covered

  • Strategy and transformation
  • Talent and leadership
  • Change management and governance
  • Organization and future trends
  • Data analytics and cost-to-serve
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and 3D printing
  • Bimodal manufacturing
  • Hierarchy of metrics
  • Lifecycle value
  • Advanced S&OP / IBP
  • Demand forecasting
  • Inventory strategies
  • Digital planning
  • New generation 3PL landscape
  • The future customer landscape: Generation Z, customer service and collaboration
  • Reimagining supplier risk
  • Individualized products
  • The next wave of contract manufacturing
  • Localization and manufacturing network redesign
Great information to open the thinking of where we are on the road map to supply chain excellence.

- E. Williams, Global Director of Logistics Electrolux

Optimize Your Attendance


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

  • Admission to all keynote sessions
  • Analyst led sessions
  • Two, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-one sessions
  • Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 reveal dinner
  • Analyst roundtables
  • Workshops
  • Case studies
  • Solution provider sessions
  • Two receptions
  • Evening entertainment
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks



Speakers

Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from over 40 Gartner supply chain analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus.
Learn more about our guest speakers

2017 Highlighted Speakers

  • Troy Aikman
    Troy Aikman

    Former Quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys and Television Sportscaster, Fox

  • Vincent (Vinny) E. Boles
    Vincent (Vinny) E. Boles

    Major General, US Army (Retired)

What We Hear About Our Speakers


Professional and insightful.

- D. Hulbert Post Office Ltd

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.

  • For Attendees: Learn about the innovative solutions that will add the most value to your business.
  • For Solution Providers: Learn more about the exhibitor experience.
  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit.

Premier


Platinum


Silver


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

Phoenix, AZ

Venue

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Phone: 480-293-5000
 

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ, United States - 85052


Accommodations

Hotel booking is not yet available. Please check back periodically for details on when hotel booking will open.

Accommodations & Privacy Advisory


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.