20 & 21 September 2016
Amora Hotel, Sydney

WELCOME

As the global economy is redefined by new standards of connectivity, customer centricity and sustainability, the supply chain is under pressure to drive business transformation.

In response, supply chain executives are strengthening their skills and leadership in order to succeed as the intermediaries between external risk and internal systems. Aligning complex networks with business objectives, supply chain leaders are on the frontline of change implementation.

With an emphasis on exemplary strategy, The Supply Chain Forum gathers executives from across all sectors to re-envisage supply chain and logistics through the lens of compelling keynotes, discussion sessions and networking opportunities.

This is the event for the people moving business.

 

WHY ATTEND?

The Supply Chain Forum is an event like no other, a unique opportunity that congregates the most senior supply chain executives from all sectors of the national economy.

Executives will learn from exemplary practice, share professional experiences, hear directly from noted business leaders and network with the key influencers of modern supply chain and logistics.

▶ Gain insights from the experiences of the nation’s most influential organisations
▶ Be Inspired by the most distinguished minds in supply chain and logistics, both locally and internationally
▶ Learn the lessons of exemplary practice from high-performing teams
▶ Uncover what it takes to be a real game changer in supply chain and logistics today
▶ Determine what the future holds for supply chain and logistics
▶ Network effectively at dedicated lunches, breaks and networking drinks sessions

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SPEAKERS


David Cutter

President, Global Supply & Procurement

Diageo (UK)

Michael Galluzzi

Supply Chain Manager & Lead Manufacturing Strategist

NASA (USA)

Andreas Becker

Vice-President Supply Chain - South Asia

Adidas (SG)

Air Commodore Christine F. Tolson

Director General Supply Chain

Australian Defence Force

Dr John Gattorna

Global Supply Chain ‘Thought Leader’, Author, Adjunct Professor & Executive Chairman

Gattorna Alignment

Ingilby Dickson

Supply Chain & Logistics Board Director

Len Blackmore

General Manager Supply Chain

Broadspectrum

Victoria Sherwood

General Manager Supply Chain

Boral

Dean Newman

Head of Supply Chain - Rail Freight

UGL

Molly Harriss Olson

Chief Executive Officer

Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand

Gerry Gannon

Global Head of Trade Finance

Westpac Institutional Bank

Michael Kardasis

National Sales Manager

Philips Lighting Australia

Robert D’Alessandro

Head of Procurement & Supply

Qenos

Trent Morris

Regional Logistics Manager – Asia Pacific

Beam Suntory

Jennifer Scott-Gray

Acting Head of Trade Finance Sales Australia

Westpac Institutional Bank

Cameron Webb

General Manager - Technology Central Services & Transformation

Woolworths

Shane Lamont

Head of Procurement

Sydney Water

Adel Salman

Head of Supply Chain

Bega Cheese

Alfons Van Woerkom

Supply Chain Director Asia

Unilever

George Bearzot

Supply Chain Director - Business Transformation

Lion Co.

Colm Donnelly

Head of Supply Chain Continuous Improvement

Ingham

Michael Batiste

Supply Chain Manager

Santos

Simon Genovese

Supply Chain Manager

Siemens

Senior Representative

Department of Industry, Innovation & Science

SESSIONS



Tuesday 20th September

08:30

Registration, Refreshments & Networking

09:00

Opening Remarks from the Chairman

Ingilby-Dickson-1

Ingilby Dickson
Supply Chain & Logistics Board Director

09:05

Official Welcome

09:15

Opening Keynote

Consistently Delivering Great Performance Across the End to End Supply Chain
David Cutter 1

David Cutter
President, Global Supply & Procurement
Diageo (UK)

09:55

Leadership Session

Controlling Complexity: Supply Chain in Contemporary Business

In a networked economy built on the complex flows of goods and information, supply chain management has the potential for transformative leadership. How can supply chain executives lead across business functions? How can supply chain executives use their unique perspective on business to create value? What are the new skills and competencies that can ensure that the supply chain is a dynamic and transformative part of the enterprise?

Len-Blackmore-1

Len Blackmore
General Manager Supply Chain
Broadspectrum

David Cutter 1

David Cutter
President, Global Supply & Procurement
Diageo (UK)

Adel Salman 1

Adel Salman
Head of Supply Chain
Bega Cheese

10:45

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11:25

Partner Keynote

Supply Chain Financing - a Great Start but Where to From Here?
Gerry Gannon 1

Gerry Gannon
Global Head of Trade Finance
Westpac Institutional Bank

11:55

Strategy Session

Increased Outcomes: Efficient and Effective Supply Chain Strategy

Supply chains are increasingly a source of value and competitive advantage, a place where corporate strategy meets tangible outcomes. What is the relationship between supply chain strategy and business strategy? How can supply chains be optimised to emphasise certain customers, products and segments? How are companies evolving and reinventing their supply chains to maintain competitiveness?

Jennifer Scott-Gray 1

Jennifer Scott-Gray
Acting Head of Trade Finance Sales Australia
Westpac Institutional Bank

Shane-Lamont-1

Shane Lamont
Head of Procurement
Sydney Water

12:45

Lunch Welcome Remarks

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Senior Representative

Department of Industry, Innovation & Science

12:55

Lunch & Networking

sponsored by Department of Industry, Innovation & Science
14:00

Customer Session

In Demand: Creating Customer-Centric Supply Chains

An effective supply chain is built on an understanding of the demand side of the business, and companies are increasingly basing their supply chain strategy on changing customer demands. What makes a supply chain customer-centric? How are organisations integrating customer data across the demand, supply and design functions? How can demand shaping and effective forecasting e a more synchronised supply chain?

Dean Newman 1

Dean Newman
Head of Supply Chain - Rail Freight
UGL

Molly-Harriss-Olson-1

Molly Harriss Olson
Chief Executive Officer
Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand

Trent Morris 1

Trent Morris
Regional Logistics Manager – Asia Pacific
Beam Suntory

14:50

Keynote

Building Responsibility into Supply Chain Operations
Molly-Harriss-Olson-1

Molly Harriss Olson
Chief Executive Officer
Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand

15:30

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

16:00

Keynote

Dynamic Supply Chains: How to Design, Build and Manage People-centric Value Networks
John Gattorna 1

Dr John Gattorna
Global Supply Chain ‘Thought Leader’, Author, Adjunct Professor & Executive Chairman
Gattorna Alignment

16:40

Closing Remarks from the Chairman

16:45

Networking Drinks Reception

17:45

Close of Day One

Wednesday 21st September

08:50

Registration, Refreshments & Networking

09:05

Opening Remarks from the Chairman

Ingilby-Dickson-1

Ingilby Dickson
Supply Chain & Logistics Board Director

09:10

Keynote

Step up your Game in Integrated Forecasting with Vertical and Horizontal Collaboration
Andreas Becker

Andreas Becker
Vice-President Supply Chain - South Asia
Adidas (SG)

09:50

Risk Session

Risky Business: Balancing Resilience and Flexibility in the Supply Chain

The true test of modern supply chain management is the capacity to deal with supply chain disruptions – and central to this resilience is effective risk management. How can risk management be balanced with overall cost efficiency? What are the most effective ways of identifying and acting upon sources of risk? Where are the new sources of risk and how can they be accounted for?

Robert D'Alessandro 1

Robert D'Alessandro
Head of Procurement & Supply
Qenos

Colm Donnelly 1

Colm Donnelly
Head of Supply Chain Continuous Improvement
Ingham

Michael Batiste 1

Michael Batiste
Supply Chain Manager
Santos

10:40

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11:10

Platinum Keynote

How “Smart” LED Lighting Technology can be Utilised within Supply Chain Environments in:
  • Providing relevant and important data to allow the Property owners and tenants to make decisions on how to improve workflow and enhance space optimisation
  • Reducing workplace accidents, improving productivity, and improving staff morale
  • Reducing maintenance, operating and energy costs
Michael Kardasis

Michael Kardasis
National Sales Manager
Philips Lighting Australia

11:35

International Session

Beyond Borders: Supply Chain in a Globalised Economy

Foreign investment and changing trade conditions are creating a wave of opportunities for organisations to benefit from globalised supply chains. How can supply chain executives take advantage of global supply chains in a way that balances opportunities and risks? What approach should supply chain executives take to ensure clear and effective communication with international suppliers? What effect will upcoming trade deals have on internationalised supply chains?

Alfons Van Woerkom 1

Alfons Van Woerkom
Supply Chain Director Asia
Unilever

Michael Galluzi 1

Michael Galluzzi
Supply Chain Manager & Lead Manufacturing Strategist
NASA (USA)

Andreas Becker

Andreas Becker
Vice-President Supply Chain - South Asia
Adidas (SG)

12:25

Keynote Interview

Supply Chain Resilience: Lessons from the Front Lines
Christine Tolson 1

Air Commodore Christine F. Tolson
Director General Supply Chain
Australian Defence Force

13:05

Lunch & Networking

14:05

Future Session

The Next Step: the Future of Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is evolving to meet the challenge of increased business complexity and global market instability. What does the future of supply chain management look like and what role will it play in the enterprise? Will emerging technologies change the way we think about supply chains? How can the next generation of supply chain executives prepare to lead this dynamic business function?

Victoria Sherwood 1

Victoria Sherwood
General Manager Supply Chain
Boral

Cameron-Webb-1

Cameron Webb
General Manager - Technology Central Services & Transformation
Woolworths

George Bearzot 1

George Bearzot
Supply Chain Director - Business Transformation
Lion Co.

Simon Genovese 1

Simon Genovese
Supply Chain Manager
Siemens

14:55

Keynote

Managing and Maintaining an Interplanetary Supply Chain - It Actually IS Rocket Science
Michael Galluzi 1

Michael Galluzzi
Supply Chain Manager & Lead Manufacturing Strategist
NASA (USA)

15:35

Closing Remarks from the Chairman

Ingilby-Dickson-1

Ingilby Dickson
Supply Chain & Logistics Board Director

15:40

Close of Forum

SPONSORSHIP



Event Partner

Platinum Sponsor

Lunch Day One Sponsor



The Supply Chain Forum is exclusively crafted for the most senior supply chain executives across all sectors of the national economy. This event offers a powerful business agenda within an effective and exclusive networking environment.

Being a sponsor of the event actively works for you before, during and after the event, increasing your credibility in the minds of decision-makers.

Enhance your market visibility, put your CEO on the programme and gain dedicated face time with an influential audience in a specialised closed event environment.

Angel Gomez Commercial Manager
Tel: 02 8090 4363
Email: angelg@connectevents.com.au

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REGISTER



PRICING & PACKAGES

Supply Chain Professional: One Delegate $1995 Inc. GST
Supply Chain Professional: Two Delegates $3990 Inc. GST
Supply Chain Professional: Four Delegates (Includes 1 Free) $5985 Inc. GST
Service Provider Attendance
The Supply Chain Forum is open to supply chain professionals only. If you are a service provider and would like to be involved, this can only be through sponsorship. Please contact Angel on angelg@connectevents.com.au or +61 (2) 8090 4363.

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Terms & Conditions

Delegate Package:
Delegate Pass includes access to all sessions, refreshment breaks, networking lunches, networking drinks reception, and access to speaker presentations. Please note: not all speakers choose to provide presentation papers. One delegate ticket is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. Organiser’s reserve the right to deny entry to anyone not registered.

Payment & Discounts:
Payment of invoice is due within 7 days of registration. A 3% surcharge is payable for all credit card transactions. Only one promotional discount code can be applied per registrant. All prices quoted are inclusive of GST. Payment in full is required by the first day of the event. Please note: Registrations made within 7 days of the event can only be paid via credit card.

Organiser’s Rights:
Connect Events endeavours to ensure the conference programme and speaker line-up is correct at the time of the event. All advertised details are correct at time of publishing. Due to unforeseen circumstances Connect Events reserves the right to alter the programme prior to the event without notice. We also reserve the right to cancel or postpone this event when full refunds will be issued. Connect Events reserves the right to deny access to any individual that engages in or is alleged to engage in practices that are considered unprofessional and inappropriate for a business conference. We reserve the right to deny access to delegates that may affect the client / vendor ratio of attendance in favour of the interests of sponsors and commercial partners of the event. In registering for this event, delegates grant permission to Connect Events to take and to have full and free use of video/photographs containing their image/likeness for promotional use. Should a delegate not agree to the above image release, they must advise team@connectevents.com.au

Photography and Video:
Connect Events may take photographs and/or video of the event you are attending and in doing so your image may be included in the photographs and videos reproduced and distributed by Connect Events in any medium to any part of the world. By attending the event you irrevocably agree to submit your image for reproduction by Connect Events in distributing marketing material and/or video footage of the events.

Cancellation Policy:
A substitute delegate is welcome at any time provided the request is made in writing. A full refund less a $250 (GST Inclusive) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration.

Full payment is required within 7 days of registration – if payment is not received in this time and cancellation is requested more than 10 days after registration – payment is to be honoured.

Privacy Disclosure:
We take your privacy seriously. Information collected on this registration will be held in the strictest of confidence on a secure database. This information may be used in order to contact you regarding future events, product development and services offered. If you do not wish to be contacted please email privacy@connectevents.com.au To view our full privacy policy please visit: www.connectevents.com.au/privacy-policy

FAQ

What’s included in my delegate pass?
A Delegate Pass includes access to all sessions, refreshment breaks, networking lunches, networking drinks reception, and access to provided speaker presentations.

Is there a group booking discount?
Yes – when you book 3 delegates a 4th attends for free. The group booking discount will be calculated by reducing the individual cost of each pass by deducting the free pass from the total booking amount. If you have any questions about how group bookings work, please contact team@connectevents.com.au

Can I transfer my pass?
A delegate pass is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. A substitute delegate is welcome at any time prior to the event, provided the request is made in writing to team@connectevents.com.au

How do I receive my delegate pass?
Following the completion of your registration and payment, you will receive an email confirmation. We will contact you via email one week before the event to provide final information regarding your participation. Delegate badges and all event material will be provided upon arrival at the event – nothing will be sent in the post.

What is a Service Provider?
A service provider refers to an individual or organisation who supplies products and/or services to the primary audience of supply chain professionals.
Service Providers are not able to attend this event unless in sponsorship. The Supply Chain Forum is open to supply chain professionals only. If you are a service provider and would like to be involved, contact Vanessa McKinney on 02 8090 4363 or email vanessam@connectevents.com.au to learn about our sponsorship opportunities.

Is media registration available?
No, this is a closed and confidential event. Media registrations are not available.

Cancellation Policy
A full refund less a $250 (GST Inclusive) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration.

Will there be a delegate list available?
No, Connect Events does not provide delegate lists to attendees.