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In 2021,energy supply chain and procurement specialists will present in-depth case studies on how to:

  • Constantly evolve their strategies for an increasingly turbulent world – when black swans are more and more common
  • Build sustainability best practice into your supply chain – and move towards a circular economy
  • Take advantage of the latest technology offerings from best in breed innovators, including robotic automation, IoT, additive manufacturing, blockchain
  • Maintain and plan sustainable cost structures
  • Improve transparency for external and internal stakeholders
  • Consolidate resources and create synergies with internal and external partners
  • Reshape the workforce skill-sets and retention strategies to meet business objectives
Monday, November 8, 2021
8:20 AM
Introduction by Chairperson
Darren Shelton
8:30 AM
Demonstrating exemplary supply chain leadership in a period of unprecedented turbulence. and positioning the supply chain as a key driver of business growth and performance
Jim Claunch Dona Burke Joey Forrest Pravin Tampi Maru Williams
9:10 AM
A look at how 2020 and 2021 have inextricably changed the supply chain and procurement functions
Leslie Cook
9:40 AM
“Control what you Can” – the principles of Supply Chain Leadership
Peter Dill
10:10 AM
Morning break
10:40 AM
Panel – A look at the future of the workforce, including managing a new WFH environment, Gen Z graduates and reskilling existing workforces for Industry 4.0 and 5.0
Bob Engel Jennifer Bass Jodie Burr Gwen Schreffler Adrian Bregnard
11:20 AM
Next-gen talent – the changing landscape of procurement and supply chain
Suhail Siddiqui
11:50 AM
The importance of supply chain and procurement leaders in contributing to industry, organization and individual’s carbon reduction targets
Uday Turaga Jason Stanley Dave Gajadhar Amy Henry Faraz Shahid
12:30 PM
1:30 PM
Supply chain behavior simulation
SK Roy
2:10 PM
Touchless transactions – business automation for supply chain management
Rob Ratchinsky
2:40 PM
Supply Chain – exciting new challenges and same old challenges
Mark McDaniel
3:10 PM
Afternoon tea
3:40 PM
Leading through Turbulence
Lauren Byars
4:10 PM
The importance of developing a data-driven business strategy for successful supply chain and procurement outcomes
Simon Seaton
4:40 PM
How Supply Chain is becoming the most critical business function
Greg McGavin Chris Monk
5:10 PM
End of day one
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
8:50 AM
Introduction by Chairperson
9:00 AM
Chemistry and Supply Chains: Incentivizing Resilience, Strengthening Competitiveness
Ed Brzytwa
9:30 AM
The Future in Strategic Materials Management
Scott Theriot
9:50 AM
Benefits of Blockchain – an update from the Blockchain for Energy consortium
Rebecca Hofmann
10:10 AM
Morning break
10:40 AM
Digitization and Its Impact and Considerations for Supply Chain Management
Mark Waddleton
11:20 AM
Disruptive technologies – what is coming next – and how can you capitalize? Robotics, additive manufacturing, autonomy, self-driving cars/trucks, drones – what else?
Philippe Flichy Ben Ogidan Mark Waddleton
11:50 AM
Panel: Managing Costs and Inflation in a Volatile Market
12:30 PM
1:20 PM
Trade-Optimized Sourcing Strategy
Cameron Gauntner
1:50 PM
Changes in compliance requirements – understanding your responsibilities and ensuring your organization is prepared.
Kartapurkh S Khalsa
2:20 PM
Developing win-win supplier collaborations – what are the underlying behaviors that should orchestrate your approach?
Telyn Joseph
2:50 PM
Afternoon Break
3:20 PM
Case Study – Gryphon Oilfield Solutions – Managing Supply Chain through the pandemic and uncertainties
Ganesh Subbaraman
3:50 PM
Industry 4.0 and Energy Supply Chains: Market Trends and SCM Transformation
Dan McDonald Akash Sharma
4:20 PM
Closing remarks
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