19 - 21 March, 2019
Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam
+44 207 036 1378
2018 Agenda Day 1
Agenda Day 1
Focus Day: Digitalizing Your Chemical Supply Chain - Tuesday 20 March 2018
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM ALL STAR PANEL: Digital technology trends - big data, cloud, AI, IoT, blockchain, cobots: What are they and how can they solve current challenges within chemical companies?Bharath Sundararaman, Technology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital, Merck KGaA Ephraim Rabin, Chief Executive Officer, Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals Franz Hero, Head of Digital Supply Chain & Logistics Development, SAP SE
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: Overcoming the lack of digital implementation capability: How to initiate and drive a realistic and practical transformation?Carsten Weers, Head of Global Supply Chain Management, Monomers Division, BASF
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Morning networking break
What Does Digitalization Mean for Operational Efficiency?
11:10 AM - 11:30 AM INNOVATION CASE STUDY 1: How to use robotic process automation to reveal the hidden business insights that will drive the chemical supply chains of the digital ageMartin Weis, Robotic Process Automation Leader - EMEIA Advisory Center, Ernst & Young GmbH
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM INNOVATION CASE STUDY 2: How to use digital to source and manage the right data effectively in order to provide the right signals to your upstream supply chainLars JT Droog, Supply Chain and General Affairs Manager, Tosoh
11:50 AM - 12:10 PM INNOVATION CASE STUDY 3: How to use smart pallets in order to create end-to-end supply chain transparencyKathrin Weissmann, Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation, BASF Stefan Kolb, Business Model Manager, BASF
12:10 PM - 12:30 PM INNOVATION CASE STUDY 4: How to digitalize you shipping operations to achieve full view and visibility of your entire bulk shipping activitiesJose Cuadro Sáez, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Cepsa
12:30 PM - 1:10 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the biggest opportunities to drive operational efficiency using digital, and what sort of projects can you start with?Jose Cuadro Sáez, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Cepsa Sibylle Mutschler, Head of Digital, Clariant
1:10 PM - 2:10 PM Networking lunch
What Does Digitalization Mean for Customer Experience?
2:10 PM - 2:30 PM INNOVATION CASE STUDY 1: How can customer service digitalization improve customer insights and boost customer service levels?Coenraad Schaap, Vice President, Group Customer Service , Perstorp Group
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: How can digital innovation improve the way you communicate with customers and drive better collaboration?Cindi Hane, VP, Product Management, Logistics, Elemica Coenraad Schaap, Vice President, Group Customer Service , Perstorp Group Marc Van Der Veen, Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation, Dow Dupont Thomas Dittmar, Director Customer Service, Lanxess
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM PRESENTATION: How will collaborative transport management platforms help the market to achieve real time visibility and ease logistics capacity constraints?Ron Heijman, Director Regional Sales EMEA, TRANSPOREON
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon networking break
What Does Digitalization Mean for Existing Business Models?
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM PRESENTATION: How will digitalization turn existing business models on their head to create new opportunities for supply chains?Richard van der Meulen, Managing Director Solutions Consulting, Infor
4:20 PM - 4:40 PM INNOVATION CASE STUDY: How will the digital transform supply chains: What are the key challenges and opportunities?Bharath Sundararaman, Technology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital, Merck KGaA
Drill Down Roundtable Discussions
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Roundtable DiscussionsBharath Sundararaman, Technology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital, Merck KGaA Lars JT Droog, Supply Chain and General Affairs Manager, Tosoh Henning Schussmuller, Senior Supply Chain and Logistics Manager, Sumitomo Chemical Europe Richard van der Meulen, Managing Director Solutions Consulting, Infor Ephraim Rabin, Chief Executive Officer, Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals Thomas Dittmar, Director Customer Service, Lanxess Florian Kache, Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management, BASF Kathrin Weissmann, Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation, BASF Stefan Kolb, Business Model Manager, BASF
- Demystifying digital: What is Digital, why should you care and why now?
- Cloud platforms: What are the benefits and challenges of implementing cloud solutions in an end-to-end supply chain?
- How can chemical companies’ business models change with the implementation of predictive analytics and smart ordering?
- Mastering Supply Chain Risk in a Networked Supply Chain
- How to streamline your operations by maximizing the efficiency through big data
- How to define your strategy for customer service in a time of robotics and digitalization
- What impact will block chain and track & trace technology have on the entire supply chain?
- How to use smart pallets in order to create end-to-end supply chain transparency
Bharath SundararamanTechnology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital
Henning SchussmullerSenior Supply Chain and Logistics Manager
Sumitomo Chemical Europe
Ephraim RabinChief Executive Officer
Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals
Thomas DittmarDirector Customer Service
Florian KacheHead of Supply Chain Innovation Management
Kathrin WeissmannSenior Manager Supply Chain Innovation
Stefan KolbBusiness Model Manager