Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2018

May 14-17, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona

October 30, 2017

Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis and organizational survival depends on the ability to anticipate, adapt and transform supply chains to deliver reliability and performance. At this year’s conference, Chief Supply Chain Officers and their teams learn how to recognize the impacts of disruptions, create transformational strategies that empower the organization and get the latest best practices in supply chain management and logisitics.

  • Identify innovations to support the supply chain of the future
  • Foster solutions for next-generation supply chains with best-in-class talent and organizational strategies
  • Understand and optimize your organization’s metrics
  • Explore the role of smart machines and how to optimize processes
  • Learn how to leverage data from the Internet of Things (IoT)

Gain all the supply chain insight you need. All in one place.

  • Take cost optimization to the next level
  • Avoid mistakes organizations may make integrating into an end-to-end supply chain
  • Get better at prioritizing spending for analytics technologies
  • See why it’s critical to shift to a talent-based organizational strategy to inject new skills into supply chain
  • Discover how leading organizations approach performance management and assess excellence

Features & Benefits

Gain access to advice from Gartner analyst and guest speakers:

  • Gartner analyst sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner analyst one-on-one meetings: Sit privately for two 30 minute sessions with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you’d like to discuss
  • Analyst roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • Case study presentations: We invite a number of guest speakers to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific “how to” topics in a small group environment

Enjoy numerous networking opportunities including:

  • Industry Value Chain Exchange Series: Healthcare, Consumer-Retail, High-Tech Manufacturing
  • Network with peers: Over 1,500 supply chain leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives during networking sessions, meals and receptions
  • Exhibitor access: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Solution provider sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market’s most fascinating solutions
  • Face-to-face sponsor meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solution providers

What’s Included

  • Two, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-one meetings
  • Keynotes
  • Track sessions
  • The reveal of the 2017 Supply Chain Top 25. View details from last year’s Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 Gala and Interactive Dinner Panel.
  • Analyst roundtables
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Gartner Events Navigator
  • Industry Value Chain Exchange Series: Healthcare Exchange, Consumer-Retail Exchange and High-Tech Manufacturing Exchange!  These pre-event, afternoon sessions are included in the conference fee, so make your travel arrangements accordingly.

Learn more about pricing and registration.