September 6

 – Shaman’s Circle Networking

1:30-5:00 Facilitated networking of 22 supply chain leaders on two topics
5:00-7:30 Reception with the Shaman’s Circle and Speakers

September 7

 – Opening of the Main Event

8:30-12:00 Excursions: Golf, Yoga and Hike
3:00-4:00 Imagining the Supply Chain of 2030. Where Are We Now? What Is Possible?
In this session, Lora Cecere will share the results of the Supply Chains to Admire research and discuss the major themes of the event.
Lora Cecere – Founder of Supply Chain Insights
4:00- 4:10 Envisioning the Autonomous Supply Chain
Today’s supply chains do not sense, they respond; but what if the supply chain could respond autonomously? Irfan will introduce our Keynote Speaker, Jeremiah Owyang, Founder of Crowd Companies.
Irfan Khan, CEO of Bristlecone
4:10- 5:00 Keynote Address: Embracing the Autonomous Supply Chain and Rethinking Innovation
Supply chain disruption is today’s reality. How should companies embrace the autonomous supply chain in their Supply Chain 2030 strategies? And, rethink the role of innovation?
Keynote Speaker: Jeremiah Owyang – Founder and CEO of Crowd Companies
5:00-5:15 Group Networking
What will be the impact of the autonomous supply chain? How should we rethink innovation?
All
5:30-7:30 Digital Showcase
Network while checking out over 20 new forms of analytics, meet Sawyer the friendly robot, take a class on cognitive computing and experience the Internet of Things at the edge.
Sponsored by Enterra Solutions

September 8

 – Main Event

7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Opening & Group Networking
What Does Supply Chain 2030 Look Like?
Lora Cecere – Founder of Supply Chain Insights
8:45-9:30 BASF SE – The Journey for Supply Chain Excellence
How did BASF drive improvement and outperform their peer group for the period of 2009-2016?
Ralf Busche – SVP Global Supply Chain Strategy & Performance of BASF Group
9:30-10:00 Break Sponsored by Tools Group 
10:00-10:45 The Clorox Company – Driving Supply Chain Improvement Through a Customer-Centric Strategy
How did Clorox use customer segmentation and value chain design to drive improvement and outperform their peer group for the period of 2009-2016?
Mark Hersh  – Director Supply Chain Strategy for The Clorox Company
10:45-11:30 Cummins Inc. – Building a Culture of Excellence
How did Cummins innovate to outpace their competition for the period of 2009-2016?
Erika Murguia – Supply Chain Strategy Analytics at Cummins Inc.
11:30-12:00 Supply Chains to Admire: Award Presentation and Panel of  Winners, and Group Discussion
Why do you believe these three companies outperformed their peers?
Open Discussion
12:00-1:00 Lunch -Birds of a Feather Lunch Topics
2016 Shaman’s Journal book signing
Book signing sponsored by Kinaxis
 1:00-1:15 Opening
Networking – What does the digital supply chain look like?
1:15-2:00 Putting Yeast to Work: Reducing Supply Chain Volatility
While most manufacturing plants synthesize chemicals through reactors, distillation and mixing processes, in this presentation, Amyris will discuss how they can put yeast to work through bioengineering.
Howard Fuller, VP of Quality and Supply Chain at Amyris
2:00-2:30 Rethinking Robotics
The digital manufacturing process will be more agile and robust through the use of robotics. In this session, imagine the future of manufacturing by rethinking robotic capabilities in the race of competitive advantage in 2030.
Jim Lawton,   Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Rethink Robotics, Inc.
2:30-3:00 Break Sponsored by E2open
3:00-3:45 The Internet of Things: Driving Automated Replenishment
What good is the coffee shop if the customer cannot get the right coffee with the right flavors? In this session learn how Costa Coffee used the Internet of Things to redefine replenishment and improve in-store availability of materials.
Chris Clowes, Senior Supply Chain Development Manager, Walgreens Boots Alliance (formerly at Costa Coffee)
3:45-4:30 Service Issues? No Longer an Issue.
Predicting the unpredictable in the service supply chain is problematic.  Furnaces and A/C’s seem to fail at the worst times! That’s why Lennox is sensing air handling equipment and working on new approaches  that replace forecasting   with analytics to redefine the service supply chain.
Keith Nash, VP of Technology at  Lennox International
4:30-5:00 An Auction for the World
Floriculture is blossoming. Learn how this flower co-op manages a global supply chain to serve the world.
Edwin Wenink, Programme Director at Royal FloraHolland
5:00-5:30 Making the Digital Pivot: Panel and Group Discussion
Group Networking – How should companies start to make the digital pivot?
Chris Clowes, Senior Supply Chain Development Manager, Walgreens Boots Alliance (formerly at Costa Coffee)
Howard Fuller, VP of Quality and Supply Chain at Amyris
Jim Lawton,   Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Rethink Robotics, Inc.
Keith Nash, VP of Technology at  Lennox International
Edwin Wenink, Programme Director at Royal FloraHolland
6:00-7:00 Networking Reception

September 9

 – Main Event

6:00-7:00 5K Run for Supply Chain Excellence Sponsored by Ortec
7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-9:00 Group Networking
In the face of supply chain disruption how should leaders manage continuous improvement programs?
9:00-9:45 Driving Global Supply Chain Improvement at Schneider Electric
Global is not global. Building a global supply chain organization in a 180-year old company with 160,000 employees is not easy. In this session learn how the Schneider Electric team is defining supply chain excellence and driving continuous improvement in mainland China.
Mourad Tamoud – Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain – China – at Schneider Electric
9:45-10:15 Break Sponsored by Halo
10:15-11:00 Building the Data-Driven Organization
New forms of analytics abound driving new capabilities, but the biggest hurdle is getting teams to ask the right questions to drive value. In this session Mani discusses how he has driven this journey at Intel.
Mani Janakiram, Director of Supply Chain Intelligence and Analytics at Intel Corporation
11:00-12:00 Supply Chain Talent: The Missing Link?
Sharing of talent development strategies and discussion of talent research.
Group Networking – How do we build supply chain talent for 2030?
Panelists:
Walaa Maher  -Regional Supply Chain Operations Director – Kimberly-Clark
Jose Deyá  – Global Supply COE Lead, LATAM at Syngenta
Mourad Tamoud -Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain – China – at Schneider Electric
 12:00-12:15  Event Wrap-up         Safe Journey!