Logichem 2015 (past event)

21 - 23 April, 2015

Contact Us: 44 (0) 207 368 9465

22nd April - Driving Value Throughout the Business

08:00 - 08:45 Registraion & Welcome Coffee

08:45 - 08:50 Opening Remarks

Charlotte Hutton, Programme Director, LogiChem 2015
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Peter Devos

Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Director
Monsanto

09:00 - 09:30 KEYNOTE: Established vs. emerging markets: what will drive growth in Europe amidst fierce global competition?

Frank Claus - Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, SABIC
  • How the chemicals industry is battling increasing uncertainty in domestic markets while competition rages overseas
  • How to cope with the changing economic environment to deliver high-performance business initiatives
  • How to be more resilient and cost-effective in today's global marketplace
  • How to align your supply chain strategy to support major growth initiatives directed from board level
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Frank Claus

Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence
SABIC

09:30 - 10:00 LEADERS PANEL: The paradigm of insourcing vs. outsourcing – determining what is critical to enhance business performance

Peter Devos - Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Director Monsanto An D’Haenens - Head of Logistics, EMEA, DuPont Thomas Foerster - VP Supply Chain Operations Europe, BASF
  • Does flexibility and agility increase with outsourcing?
  • How can supply chain support implementation and management of outsourced processes?
  • Examining ways to reduce costs without sacrificing customer service
  • Evaluating effective options for outsourcing supply chain operations
  • Where does the balance sit now between servicing the client and protecting the bottom line? Do we have the balance right?
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An D’Haenens

Head of Logistics, EMEA
DuPont

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Peter Devos

Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Director
Monsanto

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Thomas Foerster

VP Supply Chain Operations Europe
BASF

10:00 - 10:20 KEYNOTE: Driving supply chain efficiencies with technology and process improvements

Toine Matthijssen - Managing Director, Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation
  • Consolidated efforts to achieve optimum routing guides for multiple shipping points
  • Deployment of single integrated work process across multiple BU and countries
  • Use of single technology platform for client to communicate with 100 plus carriers
  • Automation and standardized work processes key drivers for efficiency
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Toine Matthijssen

Managing Director
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation

10:20 - 10:50 KEYNOTE: Global Business Process Management; the new paradigm for value contribution

Patric Burkhart - Vice President Process Architecture, BASF
  • Introduction of Business Process Management Operating Model
  • Steering of the global BASF Process Roadmap enabled by digital transformation
  • Value contribution with Process Performance Indicator as main enabler
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Patric Burkhart

Vice President Process Architecture
BASF

10:50 - 11:30 Networking Break & Refreshments

Don’t forget to sign up to the morning drill-down roundtable sessions

These informal subject-specific roundtables give you a unique opportunity to drill down into the details of an issue by probing the knowledge and expertise of industry market leaders. Each roundtable is limited to 10 people for maximum interaction and is designed for you to meet like-minded peers and source practical solutions collaboratively.


Roundtable 1:
How to collaborate with procurement to leverage knowledge and buying power

Christopher Spahn, Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services, Clariant

Roundtable 2:
How to manage the impact of M&A activity on your supply chain

Tobias Zahlmann, Head of Supply Chain Management, BU Keltan Elastomers, Lanxess

Roundtable 3:
Leveraging internal collaboration between customer facing functions and supply chain to achieve accurate customer segmentation

Martin Croissant, Global Supply Chain Director, The Dow Chemical Company

Roundtable 4:
How does implementing LEAN have an impact on the supply chain: which LEAN elements have the biggest impact and which planning strategies, policies and practices do these LEAN elements impact most

Jaap Mendel, Operations and Supply Chain Director, Axalta Coating Systems

Roundtable 5:

How to attract and retain the right talent to your supply chain

Folkert Tjebbes, Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA, Univar

Roundtable 6:
Integrating your supply chain operations in a post-merger environment

Fabrice Schneider, Head of S&OP and Supply Chain Strategy, Merck Millipore

Roundtable 7:
The paradigm of insourcing vs. outsourcing: what should you consider?

Henning Schussmüller, Senior Manager Supply Chain and Logistics, Sumitomo Chemical Europe


Roundtable 8:

How to manage long distance, multi-modal supply chains in a green environment

Peter van Weeghal, Regional Head of Supply Chain, Europe , Arizona Chemical


Roundtable 9:
Inventory optimisation facilitation – defining the optimal stock policy solution

Billy Duty, Director, Supply Chain Center of Excellence, Momentive


Roundtable 10:
What is the impact of a sudden reduction of supplier capacity on your customer demand?

Joris D'hondt, Global Supply Chain Project Manager, Eastman Chemical


Roundtable 11:
How to monitor transport performance to improve the customer experience?

Peter Buysse, EMEA SC Improvement Lead, Customer Care, Monsanto

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Martin Croissant

Global Supply Chain Director EMEA
The Dow Chemical Company

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Billy Duty

Director, Supply Chain Center of Excellence
Momentive

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Tobias Zahlmann

Head of Supply Chain Management
Lanxess Elastomers

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Christopher Spahn

Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services
Clariant

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Henning Schussmüller

Senior Manager Supply Chain and Logistics
Sumitomo Chemical Europe

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Folkert Tjebbes

Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA
Univar

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Fabrice Schneider

Head of S&OP and Supply Chain Strategy
Merck Millipore

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Peter Buysee

EMEA Supply Chain Improvement Lead
Monsanto

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Jaap Mendel

Operations and Supply Chain Director
Axalta Coating Systems

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Peter van Weeghel

Regional Head of Supply Chain, Europe
Arizona Chemical

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Joris D'hondt

Global Supply Chain Project Manager
Eastman Chemical

12:20 - 12:40 KEYNOTE: How simultaneous optimization of production and distribution increases efficiency and leverages integral supply chain management

Frank Lüders - Head of Pipeline & Production Control, Air Liquide Christian Tillmann - Energy Operations Manager, Air Liquide
  • Introduction to Air Liquide: main products and supply chain cost drivers
  • Optimization models & implementation
  • Operational & organizational impact
  • Day-to-day Operations vs. Strategic Planning
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Frank Lüders

Head of Pipeline & Production Control
Air Liquide

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Christian Tillmann

Energy Operations Manager
Air Liquide

12:40 - 13:00 KEYNOTE: Operating Model Effectiveness; a competitive advantage

Jürgen Lange - EMEIA Advisory Leader, Operating Model Effectiveness, Ernst & Young GmbH
  • Effectiveness, Ernst & Young GmbH
  • Drivers and responses to change
  • Operating Model Effectiveness as competitive advantage
  • A holistic view on Operating Model
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Jürgen Lange

EMEIA Advisory Leader, Operating Model Effectiveness
Ernst & Young GmbH

13:00 - 14:20 Networking Lunch

Choose your afternoon track or sign up to one of the workshop or creative boardroom sessions – limited places available

TRACK A: Achieving the optimal supply chain through collaboration

14:20 - 14:40 CASE STUDY: Innovation in logistics - solutions for supply chain challenges Thomas Brakmann - Chief Commercial Officer, VLS-Group
  • Trends in the global chemical industry and their impact on supply chain as business enabler
  • How innovation in chemical logistics can provide solutions to increase performance & reduce costs
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Thomas Brakmann

Chief Commercial Officer
VLS-Group

TRACK B: Creating sustainable supply chains

14:20 - 14:40 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Driving procurement from cost to value to enhance supply chain performance Christopher Spahn - Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services, Clariant
In this innovative and interactive format, spend 20 minutes hearing a best practice case study before being challenged to find solutions to some of the most prevalent challenges in the industry. Engage in small interactive roundtable discussions and take away different approaches to key challenges from your fellow industry peers.

Discussion points:
  • How to build more successful strategic supplier models by incorporating performance and value metrics
  • Understanding the formulation and boosting transparency by working with your suppliers
  • Why it is no longer sustainable to contract on cost alone but to work with suppliers that meet order performance requirements
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Christopher Spahn

Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services
Clariant

WORKSHOP: True integrated business planning

14:20 - 14:40 WORKSHOP: True integrated business planning: understand your market dynamics and setup a robust supply chain! Ieke le Blanc - Senior Consultant, EyeOn Stijn Rutjes - Senior Consultant, EyeOn
An invaluable opportunity for you to turn theory into practice by applying your knowledge in an experienced classroom environment. Each workshop is moderated by a leading practitioner and is open to participants to form part of a high level interactive discussion. Contribute to a new forward-looking project and create a step-by-step action plan on how to make it work.

Discussion points:
  • The true value of integrated business planning is in preparing for the uncertain future.
  • In this master class we will discuss two approaches to maximize your IBP effectiveness by dealing with uncertainty:
  • Apply Market Driver Based Forecasting to predict long term market development
  • Make a robust plan. Uncertainty is a fact of life, robust optimization techniques make your supply chain less vulnerable for changing market circumstances

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Ieke le Blanc

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

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Stijn Rutjes

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Organisational Model (12 people max.)

14:20 - 14:40 CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Striking the right balance between agility and standardisation of the supply chain to best support and manage growth Tim Bett - Head of Supply Chain Management, Archroma
A more rigorous, creative and interactive approach to tackling the critical challenges you all face today. Collaborate with 11 of your peers to determine a new 3-step action plan to take back to the office and test. Share your recent experiences, challenge each other on points of disagreement and ultimately find a way forward that leverages the innovation, know-how and insights from the collective brain power in the room.

Discussion points:
  • Organisational models that fit the supply chain – are there synergies to be had global vs. regional? What are the trade offs?
  • Do you have a corporate supply chain or do you put supply chain into the business?
  • What is the supply chain model from matrix to organisation?
  • With harmonisation and standardisation across the industry how do you refine and optimise for the future?

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Tim Bett

Head of Supply Chain Management
Archroma

TRACK A: Achieving the optimal supply chain through collaboration

14:40 - 15:00 CASE STUDY: Supply chain collaboration – the triangulation of relationships, shared interests and perceived boundaries Antoine Bertrandy - EMEA Sales Director, Wolters Kluwer Transport Services Malcolm Cossey - European Business Development Director, Agility Chemical Logistics
  • One market place to manage supply chain
  • Defining a collaborative approach to achieve operational and cost efficiencies

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Antoine Bertrandy

EMEA Sales Director
Wolters Kluwer Transport Services

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Malcolm Cossey

European Business Development Director
Agility Chemical Logistics

TRACK B: Creating sustainable supply chains

14:40 - 15:00 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Continued... Christopher Spahn - Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services, Clariant
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Christopher Spahn

Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services
Clariant

WORKSHOP: True integrated business planning

14:40 - 15:00 WORKSHOP: Continued... Ieke le Blanc - Senior Consultant, EyeOn Stijn Rutjes - Senior Consultant, EyeOn
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Ieke le Blanc

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

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Stijn Rutjes

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Organisational Model (12 people max.)

14:40 - 15:00 CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Continued... Tim Bett - Head of Supply Chain Management, Archroma

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Tim Bett

Head of Supply Chain Management
Archroma

TRACK A: Achieving the optimal supply chain through collaboration

15:00 - 15:40 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Developing a concrete action plan to improve internal stakeholder management Billy Duty - Director, Supply Chain Center of Excellence, Momentive
In this innovative and interactive format, spend 20 minutes hearing a best practice case study before being challenged to find solutions to some of the most prevalent challenges in the chemical supply chain industry. Engage in small interactive roundtable discussions before each group presents its conclusions back to the audience. Take away different approaches to key challenges from your fellow industry peers.

Discussion points:
  • How to harmonise complex internal stakeholder groups to catalyse supply chain integrity
  • How to enhance supply chain sustainability through engagement with internal stakeholders How can you align effective stakeholder management with corporate social responsibility and sustainable development policies
  • How to effectively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to move towards a common set of shared drivers and goals
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Billy Duty

Director, Supply Chain Center of Excellence
Momentive

TRACK B: Creating sustainable supply chains

15:00 - 15:40 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Continued... Christopher Spahn - Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services, Clariant
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Christopher Spahn

Senior Project Manager & PMO Lead Group Procurement Services
Clariant

WORKSHOP: True integrated business planning

15:00 - 15:40 WORKSHOP: Continued... Ieke le Blanc - Senior Consultant, EyeOn Stijn Rutjes - Senior Consultant, EyeOn
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Ieke le Blanc

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

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Stijn Rutjes

Senior Consultant
EyeOn

CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Organisational Model (12 people max.)

15:00 - 15:40 CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Continued... Tim Bett - Head of Supply Chain Management, Archroma

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Tim Bett

Head of Supply Chain Management
Archroma

15:40 - 16:10 Networking Break & Refreshments

Pick your track and don’t forget to sign up to the afternoon workshop and boardroom sessions


TRACK A: Integrated S&OP to enhance demand planning

16:10 - 16:30 CASE STUDY: Evaluating the effectiveness of adopting fact based supply chain analytics to manage overall stock levels Michael Scholz - Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management Chemicals, BearingPoint
  • How high volatility and complex dynamics (internal/external) are driving the need for fact based supply chain analytics solutions
  • Using advanced S&OP technology to combine analytics and planning
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Michael Scholz

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management Chemicals
BearingPoint

TRACK B: Maximising business growth

16:10 - 16:30 CASE STUDY: Port of Antwerp: a deep Inland Seaport contributing to business growth and sustainability Xavier Vanrolleghem - Commercial Manager Chemical Cluster, Port of Antwerp
  • Awaiting session abstract


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Xavier Vanrolleghem

Commercial Manager Chemical Cluster
Port of Antwerp

WORKSHOP: Managing Demand (25 people max.)

16:10 - 16:30 SYNERGY WORKSHOP: Developing a collaborative approach to customer segmentation between business and supply chain functions
An invaluable opportunity for you to turn theory into practice by applying your knowledge in an experienced classroom environment. Each workshop is moderated by a leading practitioner and is open to participants to form part of a high level interactive discussion. Contribute to a new forward-looking project and create a step-by-step action plan on how to make it work.

Discussion points:
  • Developing a value adding collaborative approach between the business’ customer facing functions and the supply chain
  • Explore the benefits of adding value to top customers and making cost savings on low value customers
  • Strengthening focus on service lead time, customer service and satisfaction and volume levels
  • Quantifying and demonstrating the value created and savings achieved at supply chain level as well as through accurate customer segmentation
  • Identifying the best channels to market

CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Leadership (12 people max.)

16:10 - 16:30 CREATIVE BOARDROOM: How the chemical industry needs to position itself towards the future generation of nurturing talent management Frank Claus - Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, SABIC
A more rigorous, creative and interactive approach to tackling the critical challenges you all face today. Collaborate with 11 of your peers to determine a new 3-step action plan to take back to the office and test. Share your recent experiences, challenge each other on points of disagreement and ultimately find a way forward that leverages the innovation, know-how and insights from the collective brain power in the room.

Discussion points:
  • How can you be industry ambassadors by investing in new generations' professional development now?
  • What are the personnel capabilities required to implement a lean strategy effectively?
  • Leadership in the supply chain – how can you boost the chemical supply chain image and to attract talent both internally and externally?
  • What are the trends in HR in terms of future talent & people development?
  • Attracting internal personnel and changing the mind-set into that of the supply chain?
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Frank Claus

Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence
SABIC

TRACK A: Integrated S&OP to enhance demand planning

16:30 - 17:10 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: New approaches to accurately forecast in a volatile and dynamic environment Folkert Tjebbes - Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA, Univar
In this innovative and interactive format, spend 20 minutes hearing a best practice case study before being challenged to find solutions to some of the most prevalent challenges in the industry. Engage in small interactive roundtable discussions and take away different approaches to key challenges from your fellow industry peers.

Discussion points:
  • Learn how to manage inherent volatility to better forecast demand and achieve process excellence
  • Capturing forecasts and strategic investments to improve demand planning processes
  • Adopting a value based planning approach to balance demand and supply volume
  • Managing uncertainty and supporting distinctive service levels
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Folkert Tjebbes

Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA
Univar

TRACK B: Maximising business growth

16:30 - 17:10 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: How to accurately measure and manage supply chain performance to drive business growth Thomas Foerster - VP Supply Chain Operations Europe, BASF
In this innovative and interactive format, spend 20 minutes hearing a best practice case study before being challenged to find solutions to some of the most prevalent challenges in the chemical supply chain industry. Engage in small interactive roundtable discussions before each group presents its conclusions back to the audience. Take away different approaches to key challenges from your fellow industry peers.

Discussion points:
  • Developing an integrated system to measure progress towards overall strategic goals
  • Determining which KPIs are important to implement from the planning stage and which aren’t
  • Improving internal decision making processes throughout the supply chain and the wider business
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Thomas Foerster

VP Supply Chain Operations Europe
BASF

WORKSHOP: Managing Demand (25 people max.)

16:30 - 17:10 SYNERGY WORKSHOP: Continued...

CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Leadership (12 people max.)

16:30 - 17:10 CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Continued... Frank Claus - Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, SABIC

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Frank Claus

Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence
SABIC

TRACK A: Integrated S&OP to enhance demand planning

17:10 - 17:30 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: Continued... Folkert Tjebbes - Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA, Univar
In this innovative and interactive format, spend 20 minutes hearing a best practice case study before being challenged to find solutions to some of the most prevalent challenges in the industry. Engage in small interactive roundtable discussions and take away different approaches to key challenges from your fellow industry peers.

Discussion points:
  • Learn how to manage inherent volatility to better forecast demand and achieve process excellence
  • Capturing forecasts and strategic investments to improve demand planning processes
  • Adopting a value based planning approach to balance demand and supply volume
  • Managing uncertainty and supporting distinctive service levels
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Folkert Tjebbes

Director Materials Management & Planning EMEA
Univar

TRACK B: Maximising business growth

17:10 - 17:30 CASE STUDY: ChemMed Tarragona - Chemistry Creating Future Francesc Sánchez - General Manager of the Port Authority, ChemMed Tarragona
  • ChemMed Tarragona; the framework of a cooperation-based model
  • Opportunities for individual companies to conduct profitable business operations
  • The chemical cluster as an engine and ambassador of the regional economy

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    Francesc Sánchez

    General Manager of the Port Authority
    ChemMed Tarragona

    WORKSHOP: Managing Demand (25 people max.)

    17:10 - 17:30 SYNERGY WORKSHOP: Continued...

    CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Leadership (12 people max.)

    17:10 - 17:30 CREATIVE BOARDROOM: Continued... Frank Claus - Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence, SABIC

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    Frank Claus

    Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence
    SABIC

    17:30 - 19:30 Networking Drinks Reception

    After a busy day of solution-focused sessions, relax and unwind with fellow speakers and attendees. Take advantage of the opportunity to network, share ideas off-line and check out new products and services from innovative solutions providers. Enjoy food, drinks and music!

    19:30 - 23:59 Annual LogiChem Gala Dinner: De Peerdestal, Antwerp

    Departure for LogiChem 2015 networking dinner. Please meet in the Hilton Antwerp hotel lobby for a prompt 19.15 departure to the restaurant. Dinner will begin at 19.30.

    Please register your place on 44 (0) 207 368 9465 or logichem@wbr.co.uk.