LogiChem EU 2019

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

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Welcome coffee

8:45 AM - 8:50 AM Welcome Remarks

Evelina Zemziulina, Conference Producer, WBR

Evelina Zemziulina

Conference Producer
WBR

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Chairperson’s opening address

Peter Devos, Managing Director, ECTA

Peter Devos

Peter Devos

Managing Director
ECTA

Demystifying Digital

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Threats and opportunities - why should the chemical supply chain community care about digitalization?

Sibylle Mutschler, Head of Digital, Clariant

Sibylle Mutschler

Sibylle Mutschler

Head of Digital
Clariant

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

Bharath Sundararaman

Bharath Sundararaman

Technology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital
Merck KGaA
Ephraim Rabin

Ephraim Rabin

Chief Executive Officer
Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals
Franz Hero

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

Carsten Weers

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 age

Martin Weis, Robotic Process Automation Leader - EMEIA Advisory Center, Ernst & Young GmbH

Martin Weis

Martin 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 chain

Lars JT Droog, Supply Chain and General Affairs Manager, Tosoh

Lars JT Droog

Lars 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 transparency

Kathrin Weissmann, Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation, BASF Stefan Kolb, Business Model Manager, BASF

Kathrin Weissmann

Kathrin Weissmann

Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation
BASF
Stefan Kolb

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 activities

Jose Cuadro Sáez, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Cepsa

Jose Cuadro Sáez

Jose 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

Jose Cuadro Sáez

Jose Cuadro Sáez

Senior Vice President Supply Chain
Cepsa
Sibylle Mutschler

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

Coenraad Schaap

Coenraad Schaap

Vice President, Group Customer Service
Perstorp Group

Coenraad Schaap

Coenraad Schaap

Vice President, Group Customer Service
Perstorp Group
Marc Van Der Veen

Marc Van Der Veen

Associate Director for Supply Chain Innovation
Dow Dupont
Thomas Dittmar

Thomas Dittmar

Director Customer Service
Lanxess
Cindi Hane

Cindi Hane

VP, Product Management, Logistics
Elemica

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

Ron Heijman

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

Richard van der Meulen

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

Bharath Sundararaman

Bharath Sundararaman

Technology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital
Merck KGaA

4:40 PM - 5:00 PM PRESENTATION: How to use Blockchain and Smart Contracts to drive quantum leaps in supply chain efficiency, agility and innovation

Silvio Stephan, CEO, Orbit Logistics Group

Silvio Stephan

Silvio Stephan

CEO
Orbit Logistics Group

Drill Down Roundtable Discussions

  • Demystifying digital: What is Digital, why should you care and why now?
Bharath Sundararaman, Business Technology Partner, Merck Group
  • Cloud platforms: What are the benefits and challenges of implementing cloud solutions in an end-to-end supply chain?
Lars JT Droog, Supply Chain Director, Tosoh
  • How can chemical companies’ business models change with the implementation of predictive analytics and smart ordering?
Henning Schussmuller, Senior Manager Supply Chain and Logistics, Sumitomo Chemical Europe
  • Mastering Supply Chain Risk in a Networked Supply Chain
Richard van der Meulen, Managing Director Solutions Consulting, Infor
  • How to streamline your operations by maximizing the efficiency through big data
Ephraim Rabin, CEO, Parchem – Fine & Specialty Chemicals
  • How to define your strategy for customer service in a time of robotics and digitalization
Thomas Dittmar, Director Customer Service, Lanxess
  • What impact will block chain and track & trace technology have on the entire supply chain?
Florian Kache, Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management, BASF
  • How to use smart pallets in order to create end-to-end supply chain transparency
Kathrin Weissmann, Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation, BASF
Stefan Kolb, Business Model Manager, BASF


Bharath Sundararaman

Bharath Sundararaman

Technology Partner & Advisor, Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) Digital
Merck KGaA
Lars JT Droog

Lars JT Droog

Supply Chain and General Affairs Manager
Tosoh
Henning Schussmuller

Henning Schussmuller

Senior Supply Chain and Logistics Manager
Sumitomo Chemical Europe
Richard van der Meulen

Richard van der Meulen

Managing Director Solutions Consulting
Infor
Ephraim Rabin

Ephraim Rabin

Chief Executive Officer
Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals
Thomas Dittmar

Thomas Dittmar

Director Customer Service
Lanxess
Florian Kache

Florian Kache

Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management
BASF
Kathrin Weissmann

Kathrin Weissmann

Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation
BASF
Stefan Kolb

Stefan Kolb

Business Model Manager
BASF

5:50 PM - 6:00 PM Chairperson’s closing remarks

Peter Devos, Managing Director, ECTA

Peter Devos

Peter Devos

Managing Director
ECTA

6:00 PM - 6:05 PM End of Conference

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Focus Day Drinks Reception