Agenda

Supply Chain Advice And Lessons Learned, Directly From The Experts

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 10th annual Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 reveal, workshops, roundtables for sharing best practices, networking receptions, solution provider sessions and more.

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 research series

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.

    Conference Tracks:
    • Track A: Strategy & Leadership
    • Track B: Supply Chain Innovation
    • Track C: Supply Chain Planning
    • Track D: Logistics
    • Track E: Supply Management & Manufacturing
    • Healthcare Exchange Program
    Hot topics to be covered:
    • Supply Chain Strategy and Transformation
    • Metrics and Performance Management
    • Supply Chain Planning
    • Supply Chain Segmentation
    • Cost-to-Serve

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 10 years of 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 20, all attendees are invited to a special evening event, with complimentary dinner, networking and entertainment.

  • Supply Chain Spring Peer Forum

    In Phoenix, AZ, May 19, Gartner will host its Spring ESCL Peer Forum featuring member and analyst presentations as well as facilitated discussions. ESCL members only. Contact: Leadership Partner, dave.lambert@gartner.com

  • 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.

An Agenda Just For You

April 22:
Analyst One-on-Ones

View the analysts by role, industry and focus area to help you plan in advance.

NEW Healthcare Exchange

For healthcare supply chain executives, including life sciences manufacturers and healthcare service providers