A New Era: Converging the Physical and Digital Supply Chains

The  lines between the physical and digital worlds are becoming increasingly blurred. Traditional markets are being redefined, customer expectations are constantly evolving and the very way daily tasks  are conducted are being rapidly transformed. Supply chains must now focus on effectively converging their foundational capabilities, with new and emerging digital strategies in order to not only compete, but also prosper and grow in this bold new era.. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference will demonstrate how supply chains leaders will blend the lessons  of the past with their aspirations for the future to deliver sustainable commercial success.

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Track A:
Supply Chain Strategy
Supply chain organizations without clear, aligned strategies struggle to execute against goals, address digital disruption and attract talent. Only 17% of supply chain organizations have a formal process to execute against strategy. This track highlights the how-to’s and crucial ingredients of supply chain strategy as well as how leaders are executing against strategies.
Track B:
Supply Chain Leadership
Market disruptions, digital technologies, customer expectations, and shifting demographics are rapidly changing what leadership looks like in supply chain.  The leadership track has been developed for those looking to find both inspiration and guidance in setting a future-focused supply chain agenda for their business.

Track C:
Supply Chain Innovation
This track has been developed to support supply chain leaders looking to embrace, execute and scale innovation across the supply chain.
Track D:
Supply Chain Planning
Supply Chain Planning track is designed to help supply chain leaders balance the requirements of today with building capabilities for tomorrow.

Track E:
Sourcing & Procurement
This track will explore evolving trends and consider how sourcing and procurement leaders can prepare their organizations effectively for the integrated, digitally connected supply chains of the future. 

Track F:
This track is designed for supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing strategy, as well as their peers, seeking to reshape the role manufacturing operations plays in current and future supply chains.

Track G:
This track explores the digital logistics strategies, processes, new technologies, and partnering with external logistics providers required to lead for tomorrow. 

Track H:
Customer Fulfillment & Collaboration
This track focuses on knowing the customer, strengthening processes and building trust and partnerships that help the end to end supply chain deliver customer experience.

Industry Track:
This industry track addresses the needs of consumer retail supply chain leaders who are ready to respond to a landscape experiencing significant disruption with innovative new ways of working to deliver value in consumer retail.

Industry Track:
Industrial Manufacturing
This industry track offers guidance for industrial manufacturers who are ready to respond to these challenges, scaling innovative manufacturing capabilities with an ecosystem of partners to drive successful and sustainable transformation.

Industry Track:
Healthcare Exchange
This industry track provides healthcare provider, life science manufacturer, distributor and retail pharmacy supply chain leaders with innovative new ways of working to deliver value in healthcare. 

Industry Track:
High Tech Manufacturing
The speed of business is accelerating. In the midst of this, new business models are emerging driven by the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. Supply Chain needs to be ready to manage the convergence, as well as new monetization models that the convergence drives. High Tech will have many opportunities, some yet to be developed as this convergence evolves, so the ability to anticipate and transform at the speed of business is critical.

Don’t miss these hot topics!


Supply Chain Talent and Organization

Demand Planning

The Digital Supply Chain

Transportation and Logistics

The Future of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Responsiveness

Blockchain in Supply Chain

Advanced Analytics


Customer Service and Customer Centricity

Find solutions for your most pressing supply chain needs.

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