Networking is an important part of an event. We take it seriously.
To heighten your experience, we have designed several options to maximize your networking opportunities.

Golf at The Phoenician

Golf Outing –
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join fellow attendees for a sponsored golf outing at The Phoenician’s famous golf course. Dust off your clubs and get ready for a fun afternoon on this beautiful course.

Shoe and club rentals are the responsibility of each attendee.

Hike Up Camelback Mountain at The Phoenician

Camelback Mountain Hike –
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy this guided hiking tour of Camelback Mountain with fellow attendees in the scenic mountains of Scottsdale. Camelback Mountain attracts more than 300,000 hikers and nature lovers each year. This majestic mountain of granite and sandstone is a celebrated landmark that should not be missed! Be sure to pack sensible shoes for this adventure.

Meet Sawyer and Baxter at the Digital Showcase

Digital Showcase –
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

A hands-on experience with new and innovative technologies. Designed for the Digital Immigrant that wants to understand the possibilities of 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, Cognitive Learning, Simulation Game, Voice/Mobile and Robotics and their impact on the Digital Supply Chain.

The 5K Run for Supply Chain 2020 at The Phoenician

5K Run for Excellence –
Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Join us early on the morning of Day 2 of the Summit for an energizing and fun run. Course participants will gather at 6:00 a.m. sharp for the start of the run. The 5k Run for Supply Chain Excellence takes place on a marked course on the beautiful grounds of The Phoenician. Race timing estimated to be 6:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

IMPACT! Supply Chain Simulation Game

IMPACT! – The Game Supply Chain Leaders Should Play
Thursday, September 10, 2015
1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Let’s face it. Supply chain management can be hard to understand. The goal of this new game is to provide experiential learning to help teams understand the impact of:

  • The Bullwhip Effect on supply chain performance.
  • Demand latency and the long tail of the supply chain.
  • Channel and supply visibility
  • Risk management and the impact of variability
  • The role of managerial overrides and the impact on planning
  • The management of the supply chain as a complex system
  • Supply chain as a complex system of measurements to manage
  • Translation of operational actions into balance sheet metrics
  • The impact of outside-in processes
  • The need to use channel data
  • The role of S&OP