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ACT: Aspire, Challenge and Transform in a Disruptive World

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is the world’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis. Organizational survival depends on the ability to anticipate, adapt, and transform supply chains to deliver reliability and performance.
At this year’s conference, chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams learnt how to recognize the impacts of disruptions and create transformational strategies that empowers the organization to exceed performance expectations


Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • Senior operations
  • Global and regional heads of supply chain
  • Centers of excellence (COE) supply chain
  • Supply chain strategy
Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs), Heads of Supply Chain
Roles Include:
  • Supply chain and demand planning
  • Sales & operations planning (S&OP)
Supply Chain Planning Executives
Roles Include:
  • Chief procurement officers (CPOs) 
  • Procurement & sourcing
  • Manufacturing
  • Production planning & scheduling
Procurement & Manufacturing Executives
Roles Include:
  • Field service and reverse logistics
  • Materials handling
  • Transportation management
  • Warehouse management
  • Customer service

Logistics, Distribution & Customer Service Executives

What You Will Learn

Gain all the supply chain insight you need. All in one place.

  • Understand the future role of the supply chain officer
  • Ensure you have the right talent on your team for success
  • Connect with your peers to share best practices
  • Validate your strategic vision and investment decisions
  • Discover, evaluate and compare the latest technologies, services and partnerships
  • Access the unbiased guidance of industry analysts and thought leaders
  • Push past traditional boundaries, drive innovation, and uncover new sources of value for the enterprise

See what attendees have said about what they learned

Features & Benefits

Gain access to:

  • Gartner analyst sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner analyst one-on-one meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • Case study presentations: We invite a number of guest speakers to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Network with peers: Hundreds of supply chain leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives
  • Exhibitor access: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Solution provider sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions
  • Face-to-face sponsor meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solution providers
  • Group rate discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group

What's Included

  • One, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-one meeting
  • Keynotes
  • Track sessions
  • Analyst roundtables
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Gartner Events Navigator

Learn more about pricing and registration

Frequently Asked Questions

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The 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference agenda featured comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest workplace topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.

2017 Tracks

  • Track A: Leadership & Innovation
  • Track B: Planning & Manufacturing
  • Track C: Customer Service & Logistics

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2017 Hot Topics:

  • Supply Chain Planning (Demand, Supply and S&OP)
  • Digital Logistics Strategy
  • The future of Customer Service and Collaboration
  • Supply Chain Strategy & Transformation
  • Supply Chain Performance Measurement & Analytics
  • Cost Optimization
  • Talent Management/ Change Management
  • Technology Enablement & Deployment
  • Internet of Things
  • Hierarchy of Metrics

Key Take-Aways from the 2016 Conference:

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016 explored the new meaning of supply chain excellence in the digital age, preparing leaders to push past traditional boundaries, drive innovation, and uncover new sources of value for the enterprise. Hundreds of supply chain leaders learned to merge the “science” of supply chain technologies with the “art” of processes, talent and metrics.
The conference has been an excellent insight into best practices in supply chain across many industries. These insights will enable us to look at ways to improve our supply chain performance.

- Head of Logistics and Infrastructure Planning BHP Billiton Iron Ore

Great opportunity to grab some time away from the day-to-day business and reestablish some plans for the next set of developments.

- Head of Global Planning and Logistics Arysta LifeScience

Optimize Your Attendance:

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • One, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-one meeting (sign up opens pre-event)
  • Admission to all keynote sessions
  • Analyst led sessions
  • Analyst roundtables
  • Workshops
  • Case studies
  • Solution provider sessions
  • Two receptions
  • Evening entertainment
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks
  • Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 research series EMEA top perfomers reveal


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers from the 2017 conference

  • Tom Enright
    Tom Enright

    Research Director


  • Pete Basiliere
    Pete Basiliere

    Research VP


  • Mike Griswold
    Mike Griswold

    Research VP


What We Hear About Our Speakers

Two great days with inspiring keynotes with plenty to bring home. In addition, you get to meet analysts to kick start the change you want.
Very good insights into the latest trends and technologies covering supply chain. Valuable networking with peers exchanging lessons learned and views on current issues.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Supply Chain

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

London, UK


InterContinental London - The O2
Waterview Drive
London, United Kingdom - SE10 0TW


A limited number of rooms have been held at the InterContinental – London The O2 Hotel, for attendees of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

There are three special promotional Gartner rates available: 

  • Superior Room - £215 per night (Includes Breakfast) excluding VAT
  • Deluxe Room - £265 per night (Includes Breakfast) excluding VAT
  • Studio Suite - £365 per night (Includes Breakfast) excluding VAT

To reserve a room please book via:
Reservation Office opening times are:
Monday to Friday between 09:00 - 17:00 (London Time). Closed on weekends.

Alternative Hotel Recommendations

Please note that Gartner does not hold preferential rates at these hotels

Hilton Canary Wharf
South Quay
Marsh Wall
London E14 9SH
A 5-minute walk from Canary Wharf Tube Station and one stop from North Greenwich on the Jubilee Line

Aloft London Excel
One Eastern Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1FR
A short walk to the Emirates Airline, and a 5 minute walk to the Intercontinental

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
200 Westminster Bridge Rd
London SE1 7UT
A short walk to Waterloo Station and 15 minute journey on the Jubilee Line to North Greenwich

Crown Plaza Docklands
Royal Victoria Dock
Western Gateway
London E16 1AL
A 5 minute walk to the Emirates Air Line then a short walk to Intercontinental, The O2

A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list.  

Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.  

Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts.