Logichem 2015 (past event)

21 - 23 April, 2015

Contact Us: 44 (0) 207 368 9465

23rd April - Business Excellence Through Continuous Improvement

08:30 - 08:55 Registration & Welcome Coffee


08:55 - 09:00 Welcome Remarks

Charlotte Hutton, Programme Director, LogiChem

09:00 - 09:10 Chair’s Opening Address

Jack Weiss - CEO, Triple Point Technology

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Jack Weiss

CEO
Triple Point Technology

09:10 - 09:40 KEYNOTE: How to establish a continuous improvement framework to drive transformational change in your business

Jan Eeckhoudt - Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Leader EMEA, (Former) Axalta Coating Systems
  • What is a continuous improvement system, why do your need it and how to implement?
  • How a continuous improvement system will support the deployment of the company strategy into improvement programs and projects..
  • How can you effectively manage and measure continuous improvement programs and initiatives
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Jan Eeckhoudt

Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Leader EMEA
(Former) Axalta Coating Systems

09:40 - 10:00 KEYNOTE: Using demand sensing to increase service levels and reduce your safety stock by 50%

Alain Crottaz - Global Supply Chain Excellence Director, AkzoNobel
  • Demand Sensing reduces forecast error in a way humans cannot (or cannot afford)
  • What maturity level is required to invest in Demand Sensing
  • How to truly translate better forecast into lower inventory holding costs
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Alain Crottaz

Global Supply Chain Excellence Director
AkzoNobel

10:00 - 10:30 KEYNOTE: Integrating ERP into your business strategy: how to leverage corporate transformation projects to drive performance

Joelle Mulders - Global Supply Chain Director, Allnex
  • Leverage advanced supply chain planning tools to be able to make decisions in real time
  • Bringing in data from multiple sources to enhance supply chain visibility
  • Increase flexibility and responsiveness to drive cost containment and improve service level to customers
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Joelle Mulders

Global Supply Chain Director
Allnex

10:30 - 11:10 Networking Break & Refreshments

Don’t forget to sign up to the drill-down roundtable sessions and afternoon synergy workshops

11:10 - 11:40 KEYNOTE: How to create an environment that stimulates innovation and creativity

Alexandre Leopoldes - Head of Global Logistics Capacity, Syngenta Marion Matthewman - Global Head of Logistics, Syngenta
  • Introduction to Syngenta; who are we and what do we do?
  • Repositioning our logistics operation; how do we create an environment that facilitates innovation and harnesses creativity
  • Leading the way in change management and continuous improvement; why we do things the way we do
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Alexandre Leopoldes

Head of Global Logistics Capacity
Syngenta

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Marion Matthewman

Global Head of Logistics
Syngenta

11:40 - 12:00 KEYNOTE: Governance in supply chains: challenges in sub supplier management

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle - Head of Supply Chain and Logisitcs Faculty, Universität St.Gallen

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle

Head of Supply Chain and Logisitcs Faculty
Universität St.Gallen

This panel discussion will feature industry experts and thoughts leaders who will summarise the key takeaways from LogiChem 2015 and share their views on where they think future supply chain developments lie.

  • Don’t miss the chance to hear what industry leaders will be taking back to the office as well as chance to ask any questions that were not covered by the presentations.
  • The perfect chance to hear what the experts’ summary of the conference looks like as well as the chance to get your last few questions answered.
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An D’Haenens

Head of Logistics, EMEA
DuPont

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Tim Bett

Head of Supply Chain Management
Archroma

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Peter Devos

Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Director
Monsanto

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Martin Croissant

Global Supply Chain Director EMEA
The Dow Chemical Company

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Thomas Foerster

VP Supply Chain Operations Europe
BASF

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Jack Weiss

CEO
Triple Point Technology

12:50 - 14:00 Networking Lunch

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

TRACK A: Future proofing your supply chain

14:00 - 14:20 CASE STUDY: Strategic and operational optimization of your transportation supply chain with a revolution on the last mile; innovations to improve your supply chain Patrick van Gerven - Senior Business Development Manager, TIContract Michel Haenen - Head of Sales & Marketing Western Europe, TRANSPOREON
  • Mobile Order Management
  • Attachment Service
  • Benchmarking
  • Combinatorial Optimizations
  • Strategic & operational services
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Patrick van Gerven

Senior Business Development Manager
TIContract

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Michel Haenen

Head of Sales & Marketing Western Europe
TRANSPOREON

TRACK B: Technology enablers to improve supply chain performance

14:00 - 14:20 CASE STUDY: Using a business process optimisation approach to better enable supply chain IT operations Tobias Zahlmann - Head of Supply Chain Management, Lanxess Elastomers
  • Using deeply integrated technology solutions to perform higher-level optimisation functions across your supply chain
  • Harnessing IT capability to improve accountability and visibility, maintain tighter controls and enhance competitiveness in the market
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Tobias Zahlmann

Head of Supply Chain Management
Lanxess Elastomers

WORKSHOP: Experience Optimisation

14:00 - 14:20 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Co-create your own Supply Chain Model Marcel Mourits - VP Supply Chain Strategy, AIMMS Geerhard de Vries - VP Global Business Consulting, ORTEC Consulting Group

An invaluable opportunity for you to turn theory into practice by applying your knowledge in an experienced classroom environment. Each workshop is facilitated by a leading practitioner and is open to 25 active participants who form part of a high level brainstorm where competing ideas are put forward and the best solutions agreed upon. Contribute to a new forward-looking project and create a step-by-step action plan on how to make it work.

Lead by AIMMS, industry innovator and game changer of optimization technology, empowering executives and business users to make optimal decisions to overcome the challenges they face today.

We take you on a comprehensive journey to experience how easy you are able to analyze, model and optimize using AIMMS
  • Introduction to the model case in OSCD as an example
  • Based on your input we show you how we build a model, analyze and compare scenarios and connect with database
  • We discuss what business value could be delivered based on your challenges

Seeing is believing, you will be amazed once you have experienced this journey!

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Marcel Mourits

VP Supply Chain Strategy
AIMMS

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Geerhard de Vries

VP Global Business Consulting
ORTEC Consulting Group

TRACK A: Future proofing your supply chain

14:20 - 14:40 MASTERCLASS: Establishing new strategies for improving supply chain sustainability Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle - Head of Supply Chain and Logisitcs Faculty, Universität St.Gallen
These bespoke sessions, run by proven leaders on key subject matters, provide you with the opportunity to address your specific concerns in an interactive, masterclass format. An invaluable opportunity to turn theory into practice and take part in the discussion to move your industry forward.

Discussion points:
  • How to improve sustainability practices within the supply chains of the chemical industry?
  • What does the changing landscape look like for supply chain risk management?
  • How having a sustainable supply chain is a key enabler for sustainable business growth?
  • Rethinking supply chain design to reduce the number of shipments and container miles
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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle

Head of Supply Chain and Logisitcs Faculty
Universität St.Gallen

TRACK B: Technology enablers to improve supply chain performance

14:20 - 14:40 CASE STUDY: How to prevent profitability being hit by outdated supply chain functions Ralph van Weerdenburg - Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning & Optimization, SABIC
  • How the role of supply chain is imperative to maximising profitability, optimising cost consciousness and improving service levels for downstream customers
  • How to harness the full potential of supply chain to overcome challenges in rising costs, increasing competition and eroding profit margins
  • Identify opportunities to further optimise your supply chain structure to gain greater efficiency and profitability for the organisation

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Ralph van Weerdenburg

Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning & Optimization
SABIC

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Marcel Mourits

VP Supply Chain Strategy
AIMMS

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Geerhard de Vries

VP Global Business Consulting
ORTEC Consulting Group

TRACK A: Future proofing your supply chain

14:40 - 15:20 MASTERCLASS: Continued... Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle - Head of Supply Chain and Logisitcs Faculty, Universität St.Gallen

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle

Head of Supply Chain and Logisitcs Faculty
Universität St.Gallen

TRACK B: Technology enablers to improve supply chain performance

14:40 - 15:20 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION: The Demand Driven Supply Chain – how to evolve from enterprise centric to more agile demand driven Filip Buytaert - EMEA Demand Manager, Axalta Coating Systems
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 make demand management a key part of sales and operations planning and how to assess the maturity of the organization
  • How to eliminate bull-whips in the supply chain by getting to the right demand signals - turning big data into valuable information that matters
  • How to measure customer service levels in line with strategic supply chain initiatives
  • Learning to embrace service as a revenue generator: are we managing the customer experience to the best of our ability?
  • Sharpening your ability to deliver business outcomes that go beyond cost reduction: how to harness your end-to-end supply chain capabilities to improve flexibility and responsiveness
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Filip Buytaert

EMEA Demand Manager
Axalta Coating Systems

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Marcel Mourits

VP Supply Chain Strategy
AIMMS

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Geerhard de Vries

VP Global Business Consulting
ORTEC Consulting Group

15:20 - 15:25 Refreshment Break - 5 minutes

Please grab a coffee and make your way back to the main conference hall to choose your final drill-down roundtable session.



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 overcome the challenges faced with integration applications into legacy systems

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

Roundtable 2:
What are the technology enablers to bring the evolution of supply chain forward

Thomas Foerster, VP Supply Chain Operations Europe, BASF

Roundtable 3:
Harnessing the influence of supply chain to break down internal silos

Hans-Robert Schmidt, Vice President - Head of Global Logistics Management, Lanxess

Roundtable 4:
Prioritise improvements in demand planning to support strategic change

Ralph van Weerdenburg, Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning & Optimization, SABIC

Roundtable 5:
Omni-channel demand planning and reconciliation of real time changes

Filip Buytaert, EMEA Demand Manager, Axalta Coatings Systems

Roundtable 6:
What implications will the inability to manage big data have on planning cycles?

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


Roundtable 7:
How to achieve ‘end to end’ supply chain visibility – where to start and what’s the value?

Raf Van Aggelpoel, EMEA SC Improvement and Analytics Lead, Monsanto

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Martin Croissant

Global Supply Chain Director EMEA
The Dow Chemical Company

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Thomas Foerster

VP Supply Chain Operations Europe
BASF

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Billy Duty

Director, Supply Chain Center of Excellence
Momentive

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Filip Buytaert

EMEA Demand Manager
Axalta Coating Systems

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Ralph van Weerdenburg

Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning & Optimization
SABIC

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Raf Van Aggelpoel

EMEA SC Improvement and Analytics Lead
Monsanto

16:30 - 23:59 End of Conference

Thank you and we hope to see you again at LogiChem 2016!