LogiChem EU 2019

19 - 21 March, 2019

Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam

+44 207 036 1378

Day 1 - 19th March

8:00 am - 8:35 am Welcome Coffee

8:35 am - 8:40 am Welcome Remarks

8:40 am - 8:45 am Chairperson’s Opening Address

Accelerating Your Digital Transformation Journey

8:45 am - 9:05 am IN CONVERSATION WITH A CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER: Turning market disruption into a competitive advantage: What are the big 5 digital trends you should look out for to stay ahead of the curve?

Heinz-Günter Lux - Sensor Digital Analyst, Evonik
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Heinz-Günter Lux

Sensor Digital Analyst
Evonik

9:05 am - 9:45 am OPENING KEYNOTE: LogiChem 2018 Digital Focus Day in review: 1 year on what has changed in the digital world, what have we learned, and where are we heading? INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: Assessing the impact digital business models have had on the supply chain: Is the supply chain the source of new digital business models?

Sibylle Mutschler - Head of Digital, Clariant
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Sibylle Mutschler

Head of Digital
Clariant

9:45 am - 10:05 am CASE STUDY: Defining the digital roadmap: How to practically create a digital supply chain vision and gain momentum during the transformation phase to put your plan in action

Jan Bruening - Cluster Head Smart Supply Chain, BASF
·         Mapping out the digital technology and business cases that enable a digital supply chain
·         Leveraging a top-down and bottom-up approach to increase digital capabilities across your supply chain
·         How to gain momentum in the transformation and scaling of proven solutions
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Jan Bruening

Cluster Head Smart Supply Chain
BASF

10:05 am - 10:45 am Morning networking break

Balancing Digital Opportunities With Supply Chain Realities

10:45 am - 11:05 am CASE STUDY: Taking the next step: How to bridge key gaps that exist when rolling out a pilot project across your organisation

Holger Ruckdaeschel - Head of Digital Innovation, BASF
  • How to break organizational silos and internal alignment in order to design new processes, solutions and ways of working, and who should take the ownership of this process
  • Should you be focusing on changing legacy infrastructures and systems or implementing new technologies?
  • The importance of finding the right partner in order to make right choices
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Holger Ruckdaeschel

Head of Digital Innovation
BASF

11:05 am - 11:25 am CASE STUDY: Digitization business models: Where does your company stand on the digitalization maturity curve and what should you be doing in order to progress to another level of digital advancement?

11:25 am - 12:05 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Exploiting virtual assistants, voice recognition and 5G: How can you define and execute a digital strategy that keeps up with the pace of rapid change in new digital innovations?

Jean-Marc Viallatte - Vice President Supply Chain Group, Arkema Wolfgang Laures - Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain, Perstorp Group Bharath Sundararaman - Business Technology Partner, Merck KGaA
  •  Building the bridge between IT and Supply Chain: What is the impact of IT on business growth and supply chain capabilities?
  • What are the emerging systems and technologies you should be looking at that can change a digital landscape
  • What is the long term impact of unstandardized digital technology and processes on future supply chains and logistics operations?
  • How to digitalize the budget process with an IBP
  • Making sure that what you invest in now is not redundant in 5 years
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Jean-Marc Viallatte

Vice President Supply Chain Group
Arkema

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Wolfgang Laures

Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Perstorp Group

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Bharath Sundararaman

Business Technology Partner
Merck KGaA

12:05 pm - 12:25 pm CASE STUDY: Achieving end-to-end visibility: How to build a supply chain control tower that brings data from numerous sources into a single data lake

Bharath Sundararaman - Business Technology Partner, Merck KGaA
·         What business critical data sources should you be collecting to ensure you have the best quality data as a solid foundation to extract insights from?
·         Too much data: How to harmonize and centralize the process of data selection
·         How to integrate the data from different sources and automate the process of big data application for a specific application area
·         What tools should you be using in order to collect, select and store the right data for analysis?
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Bharath Sundararaman

Business Technology Partner
Merck KGaA

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm CASE STUDY: Syngenta’s 5 year digital journey: How to build a digital logistics operating model that provides full “stuff” visibility and real time data to best prepare for unplanned events

Marion Matthewman - Head of Global Logistics, Syngenta
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Marion Matthewman

Head of Global Logistics
Syngenta

12:45 pm - 1:05 pm CASE STUDY: Back to the Core: How to re-architecture logistics processes to focus on real end-to-end processes

Lauren McCallum - Industry Solution Management – Chemicals, SAP
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Lauren McCallum

Industry Solution Management – Chemicals
SAP

1:05 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:05 pm - 2:00 pm SYNERGY WORKSHOP: The use of analytics in supply chain planning: Are you ready for the big data era?

Ieke le Blanc - Senior Consultant, EyeOn Stijn Rutjes - Senior Consultant, EyeOn
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Ieke le Blanc

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

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Stijn Rutjes

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to implement blockchain technology within transportation and logistics to simplify complex internal and external transactions
Jens-Mario Burggraf - Supply Chain, Logistic & Client Service Leader, Braskem
  • Why blockchain and where is the real advantage coming from?
  • What impact will blockchain technology have on the entire supply chain?
Optimizing logistics and transportation booking processes: Putting building blocks in place
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Jens-Mario Burggraf

Supply Chain, Logistic & Client Service Leader
Braskem

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm CASE STUDY: How to initiate and accelerate the implementation of blockchain technology for trade document flows to achieve efficiencies
Heinz-Günter Lux - Sensor Digital Analyst, Evonik
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Heinz-Günter Lux

Sensor Digital Analyst
Evonik

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm CASE STUDY: How to connect production, service and logistics with predictive analytics to deliver on the capabilities required for the Industry 4.0 revolution
Ron Heijman - Director Regional Sales EMEA, TRANSPOREON
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Ron Heijman

Director Regional Sales EMEA
TRANSPOREON

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm CASE STUDY: How to use the Internet of Things (IoT) across your end-to-end supply chain to achieve maximum use of your assets
Lennart Heip - Business Process Lead, International Trade Operations, Risk & Duty, Dow Benelux B.V.
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Lennart Heip

Business Process Lead, International Trade Operations, Risk & Duty
Dow Benelux B.V.

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm PRESENTAITON: Is digital transformation in an open Eco-system a strong focus or Illusion?
Silvio Stephan - CEO, Orbit Logistics Group
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Silvio Stephan

CEO
Orbit Logistics Group

  • How can Open Technology standards focus on the needs of the chemical industry?
  • How can solutions based on open standards accelerate market adoption and drive economies of scale
  • To what extent can standards ensure the interoperability of product solutions of multiple vendors
  • Multitude of "Proof of Concept" projects in enterprises using Blockchain Technology - Fragmentation vs. open Eco-system
Example: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance as a “blue print” 

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to automate OTC and S2P processes to establish a digitalised zero touch connection, improve the customer buying experience, and reduce both the time and cost to serve
Wolfgang Laures - Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain, Perstorp Group
  • Changing customer needs: How to interact and interface with your customers in the digital era
  • How to define business rules and program the logic into the end-to-end process
  • Managing master data: How to align connections with customers
  • How to set the system to perform automatic prioritization of customer accounts when constrained by production capacity limitations
How to establish digital connections for the smart replenishment of customer stocks
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Wolfgang Laures

Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Perstorp Group

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm CASE STUDY: Lessons learned from implementing robotics for manual OTC processes: What works and what doesn’t?
Frank Rösiger - Technical General Manager, PCI Augsburg BASF Group
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Frank Rösiger

Technical General Manager
PCI Augsburg BASF Group

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm CASE STUDY: How to use digital technology and customer engagement cycle to understand customer demands and reduce operating constraints
Simon Hardy - Supply Chain Operating Network Evangelist, Elemica
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Simon Hardy

Supply Chain Operating Network Evangelist
Elemica

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: How can you involve your customers in mapping out automated OTC processes and digital communication changes to improve adoption and service levels?
Fabrice Schneider - Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes, Merck Millipore Frank Rösiger - Technical General Manager, PCI Augsburg BASF Group
  • What does digital communication mean to your customer: Are we improving the process or increasing customer satisfaction?
  • How to communicate benefits of the platform and show gained efficiencies
Should you be involving customers in the process design to follow their requirements and simplify the process for them?
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Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

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Frank Rösiger

Technical General Manager
PCI Augsburg BASF Group

Stream C Synergy Workshop

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm WORKSHOP: How to build a design competency to achieve a highly efficient global supply chain
Don Brenchley - Director, Industry Strategy, LLAMASOFT
Llamasoft
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Don Brenchley

Director, Industry Strategy
LLAMASOFT

Stream C Synergy Workshop

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm WORKSHOP: Building the roadmap for advanced demand planning and forecasting strategies: How to initiate the structural changes required to drive a greater impact from your data analytics

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm Afternoon Networking Break

Stream A Exploiting Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm CASE STUDY: What is a social and ethical impact of AI on internal and external supply chain teams?

Stream A Exploiting Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm CASE STUDY: Transforming traditional statistical forecasting models with AI and ML application: How to implement smart predicting models that eliminate human errors and increase customer-centricity

Stream B Connecting Human-To-Tech Touchpoints

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm CASE STUDY: How to create a digital interface that improves data sharing and connectivity between systems and humans at each interaction throughout the entire supply chain
Peter van Weeghel - Senior Manager of Supply Chain, Kraton Corporation
  • How to achieve maximum vertical integration through connected end-to-end supply chain systems
  • Measuring supply chain end-to-end efficiency: How to identify and eliminate bottlenecks and constraints?
  • Understanding the full value of end-to-end connectivity: Should suppliers be connected and what level of information should be shared?
Optimizing interconnection between ERP platforms: What cutting edge technologies are available and how reliable are they?
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Peter van Weeghel

Senior Manager of Supply Chain
Kraton Corporation

Stream B Connecting Human-To-Tech Touchpoints

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm CASE STUDY: Implementation of customer portals: How to develop a unified approach with your customers and partners to enable seamless digital communications
Fabrice Schneider - Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes, Merck Millipore
  • Exploring opportunities to become more integrated with customers: digital channels, web interfaces, portals, etc.
  • Setting the base: How to collect the data and streamline internal processes that hinder automation
  • Implementation phase: What works and what doesn’t?
How to maintain the level of consistency for customer data exchange and minimize the impact of automated processes on traditional ways of working
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Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

Stream C Creative Boardroom

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm CREATIVE BOARDROOM: How to execute horizontal integration of supply chain platforms to enhance data flow and visibility and achieve maximum ROI

Stream C Creative Boardroom

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm CREATIVE BOARDROOM: How to leverage e-Commerce and market places to establish an online channel that enables you to better interact with your customers and build a long-lasting relationship
Roundtable 1. Going beyond Visibility: bringing agility to your supply chain with automation and predictive technologies
Pierre Khoury, Cofounder & CEO, Shippeo  

Roundtable 2. Building Track and Trace: How to make it a win-win solution for your customers as well as for your own operations?
Alexis Papageorges, Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Solvay

Roundtable 3. How to integrate customers and carriers into one system that optimises the flow of data and generates real time insights
Peter Devos, Managing Director, ECTA

Roundtable 4. How will AI and robotics evolve within chemical supply chains and what are the application areas you should start looking at?
Jens-Mario Burggraf, Leader Supply Chain, Logistic & Client Service, Braskem

Roundtable 5. How to use IoT for packaging in chemical supply chains to achieve greater transparency in your processes
Philipp Szukat, Digital Supply Chain Manager EMEA, Brenntag
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Alexis Papageorges

Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Digital Projects
Solvay

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Jens-Mario Burggraf

Supply Chain, Logistic & Client Service Leader
Braskem

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Philipp Szukat

Digital Supply Chain Manager EMEA
Brenntag

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Peter Devos

Managing Director
ECTA

Pierre Khoury

Cofounder & CEO
Shippeo

Roundtable 1. How to identify the best opportunities to drive the value of digitalisation for customers whilst balancing business objectives
Simon Hardy, Supply Chain Operating Network Evangelist, Elemica 

Roundtable 2. The customer in the corporate supply chain control tower: How to leverage the potential of customer self-service apps as to increase customer intimacy, enhance customer satisfaction and drive top line growth
Florian Kache, Head of Supply Chain Innovation, BASF


Roundtable 3. How to move away from traditional customer communication interfaces and towards more effective customer-centric digital channels
Alessandra Melo, Head of Global Customer Care and Customer Relationship, Givaudan

Roundtable 4: How to use data to build a more customer-centric organisation and improve the execution of defined service levels
Fabrice Schneider, Head of End To End Order To Deliver Processes, Merck Millipore

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Alessandra Melo

Head of Global Customer Care and Customer Relationship
Givaudan

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Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

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Florian Kache

Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management
BASF

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Simon Hardy

Supply Chain Operating Network Evangelist
Elemica

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

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Day One Drinks Reception