Press Release


Stamford, Conn., August 2, 2021

Gartner Announces Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2021, EMEA, Virtual

What: Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2021

When: September 13-15, 2021

Where: Virtual

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Details: Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ is the world’s most important gathering of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and supply chain executives. Supply chain leaders in EMEA will gather virtually to gain a strategic view of the trends disrupting their business and the insights and frameworks they can use to build agility and robustness into systems, processes and decision making.

People, Planet, Profit: Purpose-Driven Supply Chains Take Center Stage

The global landscape has fundamentally shifted, accelerating the need and desire for supply chains to broaden their mission and deliver competitive advantage. In response, top-performing CSCOs are expanding their horizons, embracing not only profitability but the business purpose and the human element to create the capabilities needed for organizational success.

At Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo, CSCOs and their teams will discover the must-have insights, strategies and frameworks to build the sustainable, societal and profitable supply chains required for a dynamic world.

This year’s agenda features 14 comprehensive tracks allowing supply chain leaders take a deep dive into a broad range of topics focused on the most pressing issues they face today:

·       CSCO Strategy

·       CSCO Leadership

·       Supply Chain Planning

·       Sourcing & Procurement

·       Manufacturing & Quality

·       Logistics & Customer Fulfillment

·       Retail/CPG

·       Life Sciences

·       High-Tech and Industrial

·       Technology

·       Customer Experience

·       Sustainability

·       Culture of Quality

·       Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Opening Gartner Keynote:

From Cause to Cure: Purpose-Driven Outcomes for a Fractured World

Dana Stiffler, VP Analyst, Gartner

Simon Bailey, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Supply Chain Xpo, a virtual exhibit showcase at the conference, will bring together leading supply chain technology and service providers. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

For complete conference details, please visit the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ website.

Join the discussion on social media using #GartnerSC.

About the Gartner Supply Chain Practice

The Gartner Supply Chain Practice brings together the most relevant analysis, peer-based best practices, metrics and data across Gartner and offers supply chain leaders a platform to make the choices that will drive their business forward. Additional information is available at Follow news and update from the Gartner Supply Chain Practice on Twitter and LinkedIn using #GartnerSC.


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