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CONFERENCE May 8th 2014 First Hotel Copenhagen

START-UP AND NETWORKING DINNER May 7th 2014 First Hotel Copenhagen

Supply chain strategy 2014 Executive event Confirmed speakers:

KEYNOTE Ram Narasimhan, University Distinguish­ ed Professor and the John H. McConnell Endowed Professor of Business, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University: Strategic thinking in Supply Chain Management Tesco Plc: Step changing the Tesco supply chain Coloplast A/S: Balancing Agility and Stability in a world of Customer focus and Cost consciousness Unilever: Navigating the new World University of Southern Denmark: The Danish Supply Chain Panel – results from 2013 and themes for 2014


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Supply chain strategy 2014 May 8th 2014 in Copenhagen

Supply chain strategy is the high level supply chain event of the year and participants will have a unique opportunity to experience inspiring presentations and participate in discussions regarding developing and implementing a powerful supply chain strategy. Don’t miss the opportunity to upgrade your skills and gain knowledge on how your company can be in lead within supply chain management. Furthermore, we invite you to a networking dinner on May 7th 2014 for all conference attendees where Professor Jan Arlbjørn and Assistant Professor Ole Stegmann Mikkelsen from the University of Southern Denmark will give a presentation of the 2013 results from the Danish Supply Chain Panel. The conference start-up and dinner are included in the conference fee.


supply chain strategy 2014

May 7th 2014

Conference start-up and dinner 18.00 - 18.30 Registration – Drinks and networking 18.30 - 19.30 The Danish Supply Chain Panel – results from 2013 and themes for 2014

Since 2012 DILF and the University of Southern Denmark has managed the Danish Supply Chain Panel. The purpose of this panel is to highlight central supply chain management issues through a number of minisurveys. In 2013 five surveys was carried out: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5)

time-to-market, supply chain organization the role of purchasing in open innovation sales & operations planning the dilemma of operation and development in supply chain innovation.

The presentation will cover the main results from the five surveys and introduce new themes for the mini-surveys in 2014. A central issue in all surveys is the dilemma to tackle the prioritization of operation and development task. This presentation will also include discussions on this dilemma by involving the participants in a number of core questions to this important topic. by Professor Jan Stentoft Arlbjørn and Assistant Professor Ole Stegmann Mikkelsen, University of Southern Denmark

19.30 Networking dinner


supply chain strategy 2014

May 8th 2014

Conference programme 08.30 - 09.00 Registrering 09.00 - 09.10 Chairman’s opening remarks

by Thomas Holm, Senior partner, Implement Consulting Group

09.10 - 10.40 KEYNOTE: Strategic thinking in Supply Chain Management

The presentation will offer perspectives on strategic thinking in supply chain management. It must necessarily focus on tilting the competitive balance via innovation, superior opportunity exploitation and managing the 4Rs (Risk, Resilience, Reach and Resources). The presentation will offer industry based ideas on innovation, talent management, risk management and developing “sense and respond” capabilities through supply chain analytics. by Ram Narasimhan, University Distinguished Professor & the John H. McConnell Endowed Professor of Business, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University Ram Narasimhan is the John H. McConnell Professor of Business & a University Distinguished Professor in the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, at Michigan State University. Prior to joining Michigan State University, he was a research intern at MIT in the System Dynamics Group. He worked as an internal consultant for Control Data Corporation in the computer Manufacturing Division before pursuing an academic career. He has been active as a consultant to industry including GM, Chrysler, Nortel, Agilant, Lear, Budd, Rolls Royce and UpJohn, and governmental agencies (Department of State, Department of Public Health). He has been an executive trainer for over 150 firms in Project Management and Strategic Planning. He has been a keynote speaker in several international conferences including conferences in Turkey, U.K., Korea, Denmark, Germany, Brazil, Costa Rica, India, and has made presentations for DILF in Copenhagen. Ram has published prolifically in academic journals and is one of the most cited authors in supply chain management with over 7400 citations to date. He is a past president and Fellow of the Decision sciences Institute. He is a senior editor of POMJ, associate editor of Decision Sciences Journal and an associate editor of the Journal of Operations Management.

10.40 - 11.10 Break


supply chain strategy 2014

11.10 - 12.10 Step changing the Tesco supply chain

The retailing world is undergoing significant change and globally retailers need to rethink their current models to stay relevant and successful. Tesco - the world’s 3rd largest retailer – is taking this challenge head on. Tesco is step changing its global supply chain to meet the demands of their customers of tomorrow. This session will cover: ❙❙ ❙❙ ❙❙ ❙❙

Why is there a need for change? What are the implications to the supply chain? How will Tesco step change to meet the future? Which approach will Tesco take to manage the change?

by Mikkel Rasmussen, Group Commercial Supply Chain and Logistics Director, Tesco Plc

12.10 - 13.10 Balancing Agility and Stability in a world of Customer focus and Cost consciousness

For Coloplast the commercial landscape is changing. High growth rates in emerging markets and healthcare reforms in mature markets with high service levels as a key competitive factor, call for a differentiated approach to managing the supply chain. At the same time manufacturing capacity is increasingly utilized, requiring ongoing investments to ensure growth support and avoid sub-optimal operations. This presentation will cover: ❙❙ How does Coloplast manage the balance between agility and stability? ❙❙ Manufacturing footprint strategy definition ❙❙ Segmented approach towards products/customers by Christoffer Eriksen, Director, Supply Chain Strategy & Development, Coloplast A/S

13.10 - 14.10 Lunch


supply chain strategy 2014

14.10 - 15.10 Navigating the new World

We live and do business in a VUCA (Volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) world, where our business needs to adapt in order to win in the market. The supply chain also needs to adapt in this environment and one of the most challenging areas is forecasting in such unpredictable markets and improving responsiveness of the supply chain to market changes. Unilever Nordics has been on this improvement journey since 2010 and have improved service levels whilst reducing inventory supporting the business growth agenda. The following points will be covered in the presentation: ❙❙ ❙❙ ❙❙ ❙❙

The VUCA world and what it means for the FMCG Supply Chain Re-inventing S&OP and responsiveness in the new world Being “smart” in managing complexity The journey continues with collaborative forecasting

by Graham Sommer, Nordics Supply Chain Director, Unilever

15.10 - 15.30 Break 15.30 - 16.30 To be announced 16.30 - 16.45 Chairman’s closing remarks 16.45 End of conference, refreshments and networking


practical information

Venue and accommodation Conference Thursday May 8th 2014 Registrering from 8.30 am.

Networking dinner (included in the conference fee) Wednesday May 7th 2014 First Hotel Copenhagen Molestien 11 DK -2450 Copenhagen SV Telephone: +45 3615 5134 Accommodation is not included in the conference fee. Should you require accommodation while attendding the conference, please contact the hotel directly.

Prices

EUR 670,- (DKK 4.975,-) Member of DILF EUR 600,- (DKK 4.475,-) Per extra participant from same company (member of DILF) EUR 870,- (DKK 6.475 ,-) Not member of DILF EUR 805,- (DKK 5.975-) Per extra participant from same company (not member of DILF) The fee is inclusive of programme materials and refreshments as stated in the programme. Full payment is required within eight days from receipt of invoice. Payment must be received prior to the conference. A receipt will be issued on payment. VAT will be charged at 25% according to Danish regulation. Partial refunding can be applied for under certain circumstances. Applications are handled by the Danish customs. For further information please see www.skat.dk

Registration

Use the registration form at dilf.dk/registration. Invoice and confirmation are sent after you registration is received.

Cancellation and substitution

For cancellations received in writing no later than 30 days before the event the fee with a deduction of 10% for administration charges can be refunded. A 50% cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations received in writing no later than 14 days before the event. Cancelations received in writing later than 14 days before the event will not be refunded. Substitution is allowed at no extra charge and the invoice will be corrected according to new participants’ membership status. Please inform DILF of any substitutions.

Terms and conditions

The fee is inclusive of programme materials and refreshments as stated in the programme. Full payment is required within eight days from receipt of invoice. Payment must be received prior to the conference/master class. A receipt will be issued on payment. DILF reserves the right to change or omit event features, dates and venue. In case of changes DILF is not responsible for cover­ing airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by delegates. In case of cancellation the paid fees are refunded, but above mentioned costs are not. DILF reserves the right to decline participants from direct competitors to speakers or sponsors of the event.

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