A world economy requires global supply chains.

As companies conduct business across increasingly diversified markets, instantaneous demand structures raise questions of conventional inventories, technologies and strategies. Supply chain networks face disruptions end to end.

The success of tomorrow’s supply chains relies upon a marriage of agile foresight and intelligent complexity. Thrust to the strategic forefront, effective supply chain management has become the most critical driver of value and advantage.

The world is getting smaller. Markets are expanding further. Supply chains must grow smarter.

The Supply Chain Forum provides insights and understanding that foster excellence in supply chain management. Immerse yourself in a world of executive expertise and supply chain best practice. This is the event for those driven to best move business.

Why attend?

Supply Chain Management is a diverse discipline, rich with a variety of compelling methodologies. Successful management derives from exposure to strategies that work for you and your business. The Supply Chain Forum offers this unrivalled opportunity, congregating the most senior supply chain executives from all sectors in our region and across the globe. The Supply Chain Forum is an event by leaders, for leaders. We cultivate an ambitious culture for supply chain excellence, nurtured by inspired professionals.

  • Gain insights from the experiences of the nation’s most influential organisations and executives
  • Be Inspired by the most distinguished minds in supply chain and logistics
  • Learn lessons of exemplary management practise from high-performing teams
  • Uncover what it takes to change the game in supply chain logistics
  • Determine what the future holds for your supply chain sector
  • Network effectively at dedicated lunches, breaks and drinks events with world-class executives

Gain access

// 2 Powerful days
// Executive learning agenda
// 35+ industry speakers
// 200+ executives
// 5 Star networking environment


Arturo S.H. Pasquel
Director of Product Technology
Lego (DNK)
Agustin Lopez Diaz
Global Quality Leader
GE Power (CHE)
Mirjana Kavelj
Chief, Logistics Development
World Food Programme (ITA)
Dr Michael Lucas
Distribution Centre Design Manager
Ken Shaw
Vice President and Managing Director
Boeing Defence Australia
Marg Prendergast
CBD Coordinator General
Transport for NSW
Jeremy Goodman
Director - Supply Chain
Carnival Australia
Shane Lamont
Head of Procurement & Supply Chain
Sydney Water
Michael Clark
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Yum! Restaurants International
Marie Varrasso
Director Supply Chain & Logistics
Sari Mackay
General Manager Logistics
Ingilby Dickson
Jaydeep Solanki
Director - Global Purchasing & Supply Chain
GM Holden
Adnan Ghani
Executive Director, Had of Trade Finance
Westpac Institutional Bank
Jennifer Scott-Gray
Head of Trade Finance Australia
Westpac Institutional Bank
Doug McNicholl
Value Chain Relationship Manager
Meat and Livestock Australia
James Edwards
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Pet Circle
Kevin Gunn
General Manager Supply Chain
Charlie Macdonald
Chief Information Officer, Australia & New Zealand
DB Schenker Australia


  • Agility, Stability and Foresight – Getting Ahead of the Curve
  • Thinking Ahead – From Tactical Intensity to Strategic Complexity
  • Balancing on the High Wire – Mediating Risk and Capitalising on Opportunity
  • Taming Disruption – Breaking in Barnstorming Technology
  • In This Together – Competitive Interdependence
  • Global Citizenship: Opportunities and Obligations of Organisational Activism
  • The Fog on the Horizon: Future Proofing Supply Chains



The Entrepreneurs’ Programme improves competitiveness in value chains by supporting SMEs develop their capabilities and facilitate buyer interaction. Visit business.gov.au/EP or 13 28 46.

Being a sponsor of the Supply Chain Forum actively works for you. Promoting your company before, during and after the event increases your reputability in the eyes of senior supply chain decision-makers.

As a sponsor, you will benefit from sustained target market exposure and direct interaction with supply chain leaders. Enhance your market visibility, put your CEO on the programme and gain dedicated face-to-face time with an influential audience at this exciting event.

Delivered by and for senior supply chain executives, the Supply Chain Forum offers a powerful business agenda within an effective networking environment.

Tim Lockwood – Commercial Manager
Tel: 02 8004 3172
Email: timl@cmgroup.com.au


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68 Market Street Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
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To receive a discount on rooms, contact reservations directly on +61 (2) 9238 8870 or groups.sydney@swissotel.com and quote CE0917

Packages Early Bird Price (ends 4 August) Standard Price (from 5 August)
Supply Chain Executive - 1 Delegate $1995 Inc. GST $2495 Inc. GST
Supply Chain Executive - 4 Delegates (Includes 1 Free) $5985 Inc. GST $7485 Inc. GST
Supply Chain Executive - 8 Delegates (Includes 2 Free) $11970 Inc. GST $14970 Inc. GST
Supply Chain Executive - 12 Delegates (Includes 3 Free) $17955 Inc. GST $22455 Inc. GST
Non-supply chain executive* N/A N/A

* Non-supply chain executive Attendance: The Supply Chain Forum is open to supply chain executives only. If you are a service provider and would like to attend, this can only be done through sponsorship. Please contact Tim on timl@connectevents.com.au or +61 (2) 8004 3172 to learn about our sponsorship opportunities.

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  • Terms & Conditions

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    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 pass 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.

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    Connect Media Group 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 Media Group 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 Media Group 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.

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    Connect Media Group 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 Media Group in any medium to any part of the world.  By attending the event you irrevocably agree to submit your image for reproduction by Connect Media Group in distributing marketing material and/or video footage of the events. Should a delegate not agree to the above image release, they must advise team@cmgroup.com.au

    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.

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  • 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@cmgroup.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@cmgroup.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.

    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.