Tuesday 11/14/17

5:30-7:30 pm Registration and Welcome Reception

Complimentary drinks and nibbles

 

Wednesday 11/15/17

7:15 am Breakfast
8:00 am Opening Remarks
8:15 am to 11:45 am, Keynote Address and Morning Sessions
Aris SyntetosKeynote: Recoupling the Forecasting and Inventory Management Processes
Professor of Operational Research and Operations Management at Cardiff University, Business School
Session
Commitment, Culture, Communication and Trust: Prerequisites to Effective Demand & Inventory Planning
Philip Conlon, Keurig Green Mountain, Senior Director of Demand Planning
Session
Bill TonettiLinking Demand Forecasts with Inventory, Capacity, & Financial Plans
Bill Tonetti, President and co-founder of Demand Works
11:45 am to 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 to 5:15 pm, Afternoon Sessions [coffee break, 2:45 pm]
Session

Global Forecasting Standards for Sales-forecast Integration, S&OP, and Safety Stock Management

Ellen Bonnell, Head of Global Statistical Forecasting, Hilti
Session
Visibility: A Key Ingredient to Inventory Optimization
Henry Canitz, Director, Product Marketing & Business Development, Logility Inc and Gian Leocata, Global Inventory Optimization Manager, Sensient Colors, LLC
Session
Readiness-Driven Supply Networks: Aligning Inventory to Mission-Based Forecasts for Military Operations
Greg Parlier, retired US Army Colonel, Deputy Commander for Transformation at US Army Aviation and Missile Command
Session
A New Approach to Safety Stock and Service Levels
Shaun Snapp, Managing Editor of Brightwork Research and Analysis, an independent supply chain planning software analysis and educational site.

Thursday 11/16/17

7:30 to 8:30 am Breakfast and Book signing
8:30 am to 12:00 pm Morning Sessions and Q&A with Panel of Speakers
8:30 to 9:00 am Aris Syntetos, Perspectives on Day 1 Presentations
Session
Strategies for Long Term Demand and Capacity Planning
Pete Alle, Vice President Supply Chain, Oberweis Dairy, Inc.
10:30am – 12:00pm ┬áPanel, All Speakers

For full bios and abstracts on each speaker, visit our Speaker page.