LogiChem EU 2020

17 - 19 March, 2020

De Doelen ICC Rotterdam

+44 207 036 1378

Day 1 - 19th March

7:45 am - 8:35 am Registration and Welcome Coffee

8:35 am - 8:40 am Welcome Remarks - Evelina Zemziulina, LogiChem Director

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

Peter Devos, Managing Director at ECTA

Peter Devos

Managing Director
ECTA

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?

·         How to upgrade your infrastructure and digital operations to ensure the highest levels of agility, scalability, innovation in an increasingly complex ecosystem
·         How strike the balance of human and tech interactions to avoid over investing in digital technologies that do not add value to the customer
·         How to develop the right partnerships as a key stepping-stone to bigger ecosystems and experiences beyond core offerings
Using insights from new partnerships to understand your customers preferences and interested from an entirely new lens
Heinz-Günter Lux, Sensor Digital Analyst at Evonik

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 at Clariant

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

·         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
Jan Bruening, Cluster Head Smart Supply Chain at BASF

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 INTERACTIVE: Taking the next step: How to bridge key gaps that exist when rolling out a pilot project across your organisation

  • 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
Holger Ruckdaeschel, Head of Digital Innovation at BASF

Holger Ruckdaeschel

Head of Digital Innovation
BASF

11:05 am - 11:25 am CASE STUDY: Digitization through operational excellence – the Smart Manufacturing way

Andrew Caveney, EMEIA Advisory Markets and Solution Leader at EY

Andrew Caveney

EMEIA Advisory Markets and Solution Leader
EY

11:25 am - 11:45 am 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

·         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?
Bharath Sundararaman, Business Technology Partner at Merck KGaA

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
Peter Devos, Managing Director at ECTA

Peter Devos

Managing Director
ECTA

Jean-Marc Viallatte, Vice President Supply Chain Group at Arkema

Jean-Marc Viallatte

Vice President Supply Chain Group
Arkema

Wolfgang Laures, Executive Vice President  of Global Supply Chain at Perstorp Group

Wolfgang Laures

Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Perstorp Group

Bharath Sundararaman, Business Technology Partner at Merck KGaA

Bharath Sundararaman

Business Technology Partner
Merck KGaA

Giovanni Benedetti, Digital Product Owner at Borealis

Giovanni Benedetti

Digital Product Owner
Borealis

Fred Debrabander, Partner at Deloitte

Fred Debrabander

Partner
Deloitte

12:25 pm - 12:45 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 at SAP

Lauren McCallum

Industry Solution Management – Chemicals
SAP

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Lunch

Room: Jade

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm SYNERGY WORKSHOP: The use of analytics in supply chain planning: Are you ready for the big data era?


Ieke le Blanc, Senior Consultant at EyeOn

Ieke le Blanc

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

Stijn Rutjes, Senior Consultant at EyeOn

Stijn Rutjes

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

Moderator: Paul Brody, Global Blockchain Innovation Leader, EY
Room: Grand Ballroom 


Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: How to implement blockchain technology within transportation and logistics to simplify complex internal and external transactions
  • 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
Jens-Mario Burggraf, Area Leader Logistics & Client Service at Braskem

Jens-Mario Burggraf

Area Leader Logistics & Client Service
Braskem

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

2:30 pm - 2:50 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 at Evonik

Heinz-Günter Lux

Sensor Digital Analyst
Evonik

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm CASE STUDY: What is the impact of real time visibility and dynamic allocation strategies on the logistical landscape?
Ron Heijman, Sales Director EMEA at TRANSPOREON

Ron Heijman

Sales Director EMEA
TRANSPOREON

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

3:10 pm - 3:30 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
  • What are the benefits and risks of your connected infrastructure?
  • How to build intelligent E2E supply chain ensuring the security of the system?
How to find the value in collected arrays of data
Lennart Heip, Business Process Lead, International Trade Operations, Risk & Duty at Dow Benelux B.V.

Lennart Heip

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

Stream A Focus On New Disruptive Technologies

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm PRESENTAITON: Is digital transformation in an open Eco-system a strong focus or Illusion?
  • 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” 
Silvio Stephan, CEO at Orbit Logistics Group

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” 
Moderator: Alexis Papageorges, Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Solvay
Room: Opal Rooms

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

1:50 pm - 2:30 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
  • 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
Wolfgang Laures, Executive Vice President  of Global Supply Chain at Perstorp Group

Wolfgang Laures

Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Perstorp Group

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm CASE STUDY: Lessons learned from implementing robotics for manual OTC processes: What works and what doesn’t?
Frank Rösiger, Technical General Manager at PCI Augsburg BASF Group

Frank Rösiger

Technical General Manager
PCI Augsburg BASF Group

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm CASE STUDY: How to use digital technology and customer engagement cycle to understand customer demands and reduce operating constraints
Simon Hardy, Digital Supply Chain Evangelist at Elemica

Simon Hardy

Digital Supply Chain Evangelist
Elemica

Stream B Leveraging Digital Advances To Transform Customer Service

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: How can you involve your customers in mapping out automated OTC processes and digital communication changes to improve adoption and service levels?
  • 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?
Fabrice Schneider, Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes at Merck Millipore

Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

Frank Rösiger, Technical General Manager at PCI Augsburg BASF Group

Frank Rösiger

Technical General Manager
PCI Augsburg BASF Group

Wolfgang Laures, Executive Vice President  of Global Supply Chain at Perstorp Group

Wolfgang Laures

Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain
Perstorp Group

Room: Topaz

Stream C Synergy Workshop

1:50 pm - 2:50 pm WORKSHOP: Margin at risk: Interactive supply chain design challenge
Asset-intensive global production networks, multi-level product structures, long production lead times, seasonal demand patterns and unpredictable price and availability of raw materials are just some of the supply chain challenges facing chemical companies. Those that can successfully manage this complexity can unlock a powerful source of competitive advantage.
Join our workshop to learn how major chemicals companies, including 3M and BASF, are using supply chain design technology to create ‘digital twins’ of their end to end supply chains in order to make data-based strategic or operational decisions with confidence.
Mat Woodcock, Customer Success Strategist at LLamasoft

Mat Woodcock

Customer Success Strategist
LLamasoft

3:45 pm - 4:20 pm Afternoon Networking Break

Moderator: Wouter von Gelderen, Partner, RPA and AI Leader, BeNeLux, EY
Room: Grand Ballroom

Stream A – Exploiting Data Analytics and New Digital Technologies

4:20 pm - 4:45 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 at Merck Millipore

Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

Stream A – Exploiting Data Analytics and New Digital Technologies

4:45 pm - 5:05 pm CASE STUDY: Solving the data quality problem for predictive intelligence in chemical logistics

Modern artificial intelligence technologies intended for practical logistics usage are entirely dependent on large volumes of data for initial design and ongoing accuracy improvement. Big data must also be 'good' data or the basic software engineering tenet "garbage in, garbage out" comes in to play. Learn how this challenge was met with data science and the GT Nexus network to predict shipment ETAs more accurately across complex global transport.

  • Logistics data quality varies widely in completeness, in timeliness, in accuracy and in availability.
  • Multi-enterprise business network platforms can offer significant benefits in data quality, standardization, breadth and volume
  • Data quality and availability is key to faster time to value for AI solutions with useful, predictive application
Reserved for:  Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network
Richard van der Meulen, VP Solution Consulting at Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network

Richard van der Meulen

VP Solution Consulting
Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network

Stream A – Exploiting Data Analytics and New Digital Technologies

5:05 pm - 5:25 pm CASE STUDY: The role of S/4 HANA implementation in digital transformation and its impact on supply chain processes

Hermann Schuster, Head of Digitalization at Arlanxeo

Hermann Schuster

Head of Digitalization
Arlanxeo

Michael Liesfeldt, Global Supply Chain Management Vice President at Arlanxeo

Michael Liesfeldt

Global Supply Chain Management Vice President
Arlanxeo

Moderator: Alexis Papageorges, Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Solvay
Room: Topaz

Stream C - Synergy Workshop

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm WORKSHOP: Gain visibility to your maritime supply chain: take control of freight costs and work from a single version of the truth in ship operations


Greg Wilkins, VP, Commercial Solutions at Veson Nautical

Greg Wilkins

VP, Commercial Solutions
Veson Nautical

Roundtable 1. Going beyond Visibility: bringing agility to your supply chain with automation and predictive technologies
Lucien Besse, COO & Cofounder, 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

Roundtable 6. 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 7. 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 8. What are the main challenges of S/4 HANA implementation and how to overcome those?
Hermann Schuster, Head of Digitalization, Arlanxeo
Michael Liesfeldt, Global Supply Chain Management Vice President, Arlanxeo

Roundtable 9: 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

Lucien Besse, COO & Cofounder at Shippeo

Lucien Besse

COO & Cofounder
Shippeo

Alexis Papageorges, Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Digital Projects at Solvay

Alexis Papageorges

Global Supply Chain Excellence Manager, Digital Projects
Solvay

Peter Devos, Managing Director at ECTA

Peter Devos

Managing Director
ECTA

Jens-Mario Burggraf, Area Leader Logistics & Client Service at Braskem

Jens-Mario Burggraf

Area Leader Logistics & Client Service
Braskem

Philipp Szukat, Digital Supply Chain Manager EMEA at Brenntag

Philipp Szukat

Digital Supply Chain Manager EMEA
Brenntag

Simon Hardy, Digital Supply Chain Evangelist at Elemica

Simon Hardy

Digital Supply Chain Evangelist
Elemica

Florian Kache, Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management at BASF

Florian Kache

Head of Supply Chain Innovation Management
BASF

Hermann Schuster, Head of Digitalization at Arlanxeo

Hermann Schuster

Head of Digitalization
Arlanxeo

Michael Liesfeldt, Global Supply Chain Management Vice President at Arlanxeo

Michael Liesfeldt

Global Supply Chain Management Vice President
Arlanxeo

Fabrice Schneider, Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes at Merck Millipore

Fabrice Schneider

Head of End to End Supply Chain Processes
Merck Millipore

6:05 pm - 6:10 pm Chairperson’s closing remarks

6:05 pm - 7:00 pm Day One Drinks Reception

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