Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit - Cancelled

November 9 – 10, 2020 | Denver, CO

Cancellation of Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit 2020 in Denver

With continued uncertainty relating to travel restrictions, government directives and reports from leading health organizations, Gartner has made the decision to reevaluate its conference portfolio for the remainder of 2020. As a result, we have made the decision to cancel the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit, scheduled to take place in Denver, November 9 – 10, 2020.

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The premier destination for supply chain planning leaders

Companies must advance their supply chain planning capabilities or risk falling behind. Yet supply chain planning remains an underutilized resource. Now is the time for supply chain planning leaders to elevate the visibility of the function and demonstrate value to the overall business.

Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit 2020 is designed to be an immersive conference for supply chain planning professionals looking to advance their maturity and improve capabilities. You’ll have access to brand-new Gartner supply chain planning research and hear real-world examples from leading organizations having a positive impact on the bottom line.

Last year’s sessions covered how to: 

  • Deliver tangible outcomes in support of business objectives
  • Harness emerging technologies to realize business value 
  • Transform the planning function from within
  • Make supply chain planning a significant contributor to your organization's bottom line 

Designed for planning leaders

Join the only conference designed specifically for supply chain planning leaders, delivering unbiased research and insights addressing your unique challenges. 

The forefront of innovation

Get the practical advice you need to prioritize your supply chain planning strategy, identify growth opportunities and transform your planning function from within.

Leadership that ignites change

Develop the leadership skills to bridge the gap between supply chain planning and your overall business strategy, and learn how to make supply chain planning an integral part of your organization.

The Gartner difference

Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company. We equip leaders and their teams in every major business function with the indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. Across every industry and enterprise size, Gartner provides the expertise needed to tackle your key initiatives, stay ahead of competition and grow your organization’s value.

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    Calling all supply chain planning leaders

    Supply chain planning is emerging as the natural collaborator across multiple teams, often possessing the most visibility into R&D, marketing, engineering, manufacturing, sales, customer service, sourcing, finance, legal and regulatory activities.

    • Heads of supply chain planning: Measure maturity and advance your planning process through Gartner's proprietary, fact based content.
    • Heads of sales and operations planning (S&OP) and Integrated Business Planning: Design, define and align your S&OP process through an unmatched network of peers and expert insights.
    • Heads of Demand Planning: Learn how to develop and orchestrate a demand-driven value network throughout your business in order to optimize costs and forecast accurately. 
    • Heads of Supply/Inventory Planning: Explore the latest technologies that can help you effectively assess capability availability and manage an ever-growing network of indirect suppliers in this complex and wildly dynamic macroenvironment.

    Watch a quick highlight of what attendees experienced in 2019.

    2019 Tracks at a Glance

    As we continue to finalize the 2020 agenda, take a look at the agenda tracks from Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit 2019. Each track is based on our latest research that addresses supply chain planning's changing reality, and has a particular area of focus to help you deliver on what matters most to you and your organization.

    Track A

    Strategy, Planning and Execution Alignment

    Robust and credible demand planning capabilities are the starting point of overall supply chain planning excellence. However, a demand plan alone is not enough. This track helps you put planning into action to establish a supply chain more responsive to future demand, with greater agility and better cost-efficiency.

    Track B

    Supply Chain Planning

    Supply chain planning requires a sound foundation of capabilities in the core domains of product, demand and supply. This track will help supply chain planning leaders in developing core planning processes that improve the quality of collaborative decision making and enable transformation.

    Track C

    Planning Technology

    This track will help supply chain planning leaders demystify emerging technologies and turn them into actionable tools and steps to transform supply chain planning from within, add value to the business, and help business leaders to meet their strategic goals.