The Extended Supply Chain conference (3rd & 4th March 2008, Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, Central London) will open this year with a keynote delivered by Frank Appel, the incoming CEO of DHL Logistics, presenting at one of his first public events since taking up his new position.
The event, which is expected to be attended by over 400 senior supply chain professionals from across Europe, has set a benchmark for its unique format which allows delegates to create personalised itineraries based on individual areas of interest from the numerous ”thought leadership” workshops, master classes and best practice sharing sessions.
Dr Larry Lapide, director demand management, MIT Center for Transport & Logistics, will be presenting a keynote speech on the topic of: ”Supply Chain 2020: Massachusetts Institute of Technology bringing you the future now”. Day one continues with Chris Poole of PA Consulting (formerly logistics director at P&G) talking about ”Demand Driven Supply Chains – do they deliver a competitive advantage?” And past and present winners of the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards will bring day one”s plenary session a to a close. Supply chain leaders from Sainsbury”s, Rexam Beverage Can Europe, The Red Cross and Johnson & Johnson will discuss ”Achieving and Sustaining Supply Chain Excellence”.
Day two will again see over 40 thought leadership and master-classes taking place. More on the Extended Supply Chain conference at www.esc2008.com