Agenda

The Art of Supply Chain: Creative Solutions for the Next Generation

Our role-based agenda features more than 50 analyst-led sessions covering the full spectrum of supply chain and delivers the actionable advice your team needs to succeed—from strategy and planning to distribution and logistics.

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 11th annual Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 reveal, workshops, roundtables for sharing best practices, networking receptions, solution provider sessions and more.

Comprehensive Tracks and Sessions

Our agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on the supply chain topics that most interest you, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your role, experience level and key focus.

The majority of the agenda is made up of Gartner analyst sessions — research-driven presentations that focus on the issues that matter most for supply chain executives today. Leveraging the latest research collected from organizations worldwide, analyst sessions provide real-world information that will help you make better decisions and drive more successful initiatives.

Our Agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest topics, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your role, experience level and key focus.

    Hot topics to be covered:
    • Supply Chain Performance Management & Analytics
    • Supply Chain Transformation
    • Supply Chain Collaboration
    • Sales & Operations Planning
    • Supply Chain Segmentation

Special Sessions

In addition to our comprehensive tracks, our Agenda also features several special sessions providing opportunities to learn from and interact with Gartner analysts, industry experts and peers, and top solution providers:

  • Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

    Join us as Gartner celebrates world-class supply chain achievement — and learn how it was done — at a festive dinner in honor of the Supply Chain Top 25 organizations that embody supply chain innovation and excellence.

  • Keynote Sessions

    Typically presented by non-Gartner industry leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking.

  • End-User Case Studies

    Gartner invites a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.

  • SOLUTION PROVIDER SESSIONS

    Real success stories
    These sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. You'll hear real-life examples from those who have deployed solutions successfully, including their strategies, challenges and results.

  • Magic Quadrant Theaters

    In these scheduled presentations taking place on the showfloor, leading Solution Providers will share their insights, strategies and best practices with the audience in a small group interactive format.

  • Attendee Networking Event

    On Tuesday, May 12, all attendees are invited to a special evening event, with complimentary dinner, networking and entertainment.

  • Analyst One-on-Ones

    Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in the topic you'd like to discuss. Many attendees tell us that a one-on-one session is worth the price of admission, all by itself.

  • Analyst-User Roundtables

    Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours. These small group discussions provide an informal setting for you and your peers to share insight, challenges and concerns on today's hottest topics.

  • Workshops

    Presented by Gartner experts, these intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in an extended, small group environment.

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