The Future Supply Chain 2021 Virtual Event                                                        

July 13, 2021 | 12:00pm ET

The Virtual Event Where Supply Chain and Technology Leaders Connect For Digital Transformation

Future Supply Chain is the only event bringing together supply chain and technology executives to guide you through investing in and deploying new technologies. With more end-user case studies than any other digital supply chain event, you’ll hear real stories on implementing transformative technologies—beyond theories and what-ifs. You’ll walk away armed with strategies to propel your supply chain for the next 5 years.

Featuring easily accessible presentations, group panels, interviews and Q&A—all available digitally and on-demand—gain practical insights to implement now at the Future Supply Chain Virtual Summit, without having to leave your desk.

Innovation & Solutions, Just A Click Away


.The Future Supply Chain Virtual Event Virtual Event is an online forum mirroring our in-person events. We’re bringing you exclusive knowledge from top-notch industry leaders at the touch of a button.

Here's what you get when you attend:

Hear From A Variety of Supply Chain Experts, Debating Together

Learn from multiple, live conversations so you gain unbiased perspectives on what's working right now. (They might even disagree on some points - but you'll get the full picture.)

We Didn't Record This In The Car Last Night.

We've been building supply chain events for over 20 years. We've united thousands of supply chain executives - so you can trust the quality of information, the presentations, and the format itself.

Finally, a Virtual Event Where You Can INTERACT

With unique interactive session formats, live roundtables, live Q+A, and a Meeting Hub to chat and network with fellow attendees, you're guaranteed to connect with peers to beat challenges together.

Our Speakers:

Anil Sebastian

Anil Sebastian

Director, Devices Supply Chain & Analytics

Microsoft

Chet Damania

Chet Damania

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Customer Solutions

Johnson & Johnson

Artur Zgoda

Artur Zgoda

Director, Supply Chain IT Solutions

Siemens Logistics

Veronica Gouvea

Veronica Gouvea

Supply Chain Innovation & Digital Manager

Schlumberger

Alex Wakefield

Alex Wakefield

Chief Executive Officer

Longbow Advantage

Future Supply Chain Virtual Event Agenda

All Session times displayed in Eastern Time

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

    Delivering on Resiliency and Transformation In Unprecedented Times

  • 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

  • 12:05 pm - 12:45 pm

    12:05 pm - 12:45 pm

  • 12:45 pm - 12:55 pm

    12:45 pm - 12:55 pm

    Alex Wakefield, Chief Executive Officer, Longbow Advantage

  • 12:55 pm - 1:25 pm

    12:55 pm - 1:25 pm

    Anil Sebastian, Director, Devices Supply Chain & Analytics, Microsoft
    Alex Wakefield, Chief Executive Officer, Longbow Advantage
    Veronica Gouvea, Supply Chain Innovation & Digital Manager, Schlumberger

    In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain resiliency continues to be a focus of senior leadership across all industries. Are you ready? This exclusive panel of supply chain experts will talk you through the key steps you need to take now to ensure you aren’t left behind. Key areas of discussion will include:

    • Making your investment count: how and where to best deploy leading technology within your supply chain processes 
    • Changing global structure: reassessing reliance on offshore supply and technology
    • Assessing whether you have enough visibility into your end-to-end processes to stay agile in the face of unexpected disruptions


    Moderator: Alex Wakefield, Chief Executive Office, Longbow Advantage

    Anil Sebastian, Director, Devices Supply Chain & Analytics, Microsoft

    Veronica Gouvea, Supply Chain Innovation & Digital Manager, Schlumberger

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  • 1:25 pm - 1:45 pm

    1:25 pm - 1:45 pm

    Alex Wakefield, Chief Executive Officer, Longbow Advantage

  • 1:45 pm - 2:05 pm

    1:45 pm - 2:05 pm

    Artur Zgoda, Director, Supply Chain IT Solutions, Siemens Logistics

    Whether it be global climate change, international conflict, trade embargoes, or labor strife, the level of disruption impacting your supply chain is only expected to increase in the years to come. Our leading panel of experts will focus on the technical challenges of this disruption and how you can stay ahead of the curve through meaningful and targeted technology investments. Key areas for discussion include:

    • Balancing an accelerated scale plan with the need to remain operationally nimble
    • The role of intuitive leadership in driving resource efficiency, product innovation, and sustainable growth
    • Best Practices to predict (and respond to) supply failures 


    Artur Zgoda, Director, Supply Chain IT Solutions, Siemens Logistics

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  • 2:05 pm - 2:25 pm

    2:05 pm - 2:25 pm

  • 2:25 pm - 2:55 pm

    2:25 pm - 2:55 pm

    Chet Damania, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Customer Solutions, Johnson & Johnson

    Whether it be a digitization effort, team reorganization, or new SCM implementation, it’s more than likely you’ll be introducing change to an already change weary organization in the near future. Without a successful plan of attack even those most battle-savvy veteran won’t stand a chance. You’ll leave this session with the brass tacks and hard facts surrounding:

    • Strategies to plan and prioritize major process and technical changes
    • Stakeholder communication and organizational buy-in
    • Techniques to evaluate success and course correction


    SPEX MODERATOR:

    Chet Damania, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Customer Solutions. Johnson & Johnson

    SPEX Panelist x 1

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  • 2:55 pm - 3:40 pm

    2:55 pm - 3:40 pm

    1. TBD, AT&T 
    2. TBD, Alex Wakefield, Chief Executive Office, Longbow Advantage
    3. TBD
    4. TBD
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  • Supply Chain Digitization

  • 3:40 pm - 4:20 pm

    3:40 pm - 4:20 pm

    SPEX MODERATOR:

    SPEX Panelist x 1

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  • 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm

    4:20 pm - 4:40 pm


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  • 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:40 pm - 5:00 pm


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  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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How Our Virtual Events Work

Participating in a virtual event is easy. Once you and your team register, each of you will receive a link to access the presentations. You can also add the event to your Outlook or other calendar as a reminder. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. All you need is Internet access. The sessions will be recorded, and will be available for a limited time afterwards. It’s going to be a great event!

 *This event is exclusively for practicing supply chain executives from appropriate organizations. Solution providers to these organizations and others will not be allowed to attend. Please register with your full company name and your corporate email address or you risk not gaining admittance. WBR reserves the right to not admit registrants based on company type.