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The Future of Supply Chain and Supplier Relationships

The Human+Technology Chain


The Conference Board
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New York, NY 10022

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NOVEMBER 14 - 15, 2019
November 14 - 15, 2019

What emerging supply chain strategies and practices are creating opportunities for your brand image, customer satisfaction, digital transformation, restructuring of supplier relationships, and profitability? How are evolving technologies creating opportunities for your alignment of business strategy and supply chain strategy?

About the Seminar

To help guide your organization in supply chain and supplier relationship management, we have assembled a selection of expert professionals who will discuss how they are leading and transforming their organizations into the future of supply chain.

Some of the key takeaways you can expect will include:

  • Strategies and solutions to mitigate risks, such as disruptions in supply chain communications and cyber security
  • Strategies and practices for greater supply chain efficiencies and transparency, such as developing supply chain talent and teams, and executing on business opportunities with blockchain and hyper ledger technologies
  • Insights on legal, ethical, and socially responsible supply chain practices
  • Strategies and emerging practices for more effective supplier relationships and trusted networks for digital transformation 

Who should attend:

  • Chief Procurement Officers
  • Chief Operations Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers 

VPs, Directors and Managers of:

  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Information Technology
  • Ethics
  • Legal
  • Vendor Management
  • Category Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Digital Sourcing
  • Human Resources
  • Training and Development

Two Things to Do Now

1. Save the Date 

Block off your calendar for the following dates: 

  • November 14-15, 2019 at The Conference Board Offices in NYC 

2. Get Involved! 

If you would like to get involved, please contact us.

Dave Blanchard, Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Material Handling & Logistics

Erik Lundh, Senior Economist, The Conference Board

Igor Otlivanchik, Corporate & Sports Director, Procurement, Madison Square Garden, L.P.

Jonathan Wright, Global Leader and VP, Supply Chain, IBM Corporation

Joanne Wright, Vice President, Enterprise Operations and Services, IBM Corporation