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STAMFORD, Conn., January 21, 2016

Gartner Announces Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016

May 17-19, 2016 at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona

The Bimodal Supply Chain: Tackling Today, Preparing for Tomorrow

Details: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016 is the world’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. A two-part, bimodal supply chain is the new reality for organizations. This marriage of two distinct approaches delivers day-in, day-out reliability and game-changing innovation at the same time. At this year’s conference, chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams will learn how to create and manage a bimodal value chain strategy that achieves essential performance goals while simultaneously allowing for iteration and experimentation.

Hot topics to be covered:

  • Strategy and transformation
  • Performance measurement
  • Analytics
  • Supply chain planning
  • Segmentation
  • Cost to Serve


* Guest Keynote: Supply Chain Innovation & Excellence: Engaging 36,000 Supply Chain Brains  Across the World

   Chris Tyas- Group Head of Supply Chain - Nestlé

*  Guest Keynote: On Top of the World

    Joby Ogwyn - World Record-Holding Mountain Climber and Legendary Wing-Suit Pilot

* Guest Keynote: Leading the Largest Business in the World

    Mike Duke - Former CEO of Walmart

Industry Value Chain Exchange Series:

Attendees can participate in three industry exchange programs on Monday, May 16th as part of event registration fee:

  • Healthcare Exchange
  • Consumer - Retail Exchange
  • NEW! High-Tech Manufacturing Exchange

Conference attendance: The event runs from May 16 at 12:00 p.m. through to May 19 at 12:00 p.m. (Three pre-event Industry Programs on Monday are included. Official event starts Tuesday morning.)

The latest solutions and tools will be demonstrated by a number of companies exhibiting at the Conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory at

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For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016:

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting: Viveca Woods at

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