Agenda / Program

    

Theme: Supply chain ‘thought leadership’ through
Innovation – Design thinking – Alignment

Day 0 – Tuesday 12 June 2012
13:00 – 14:00 Press Conference TDB Room
14:00 – 17:00 Special 3PL Alliance Forum TDB Room, Lower Lobby Level, The Fullerton Hotel
19:00 – 22:00 Private dinner for sponsors The Straits Room, Level 4, The Fullerton Hotel
Day 1 – Wednesday 13 June 2012
  Summit venue Ballroom 2, Lower Lobby Level, Fullerton Hotel
07:30 - 08:30 Registration  
08:30 – 08:35 Call to order Ralph Evans (MC)
08:35 – 09:00 Welcome and Opening Address
Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Singapore – Guest of Honour
09:00 – 09:15 2012 Summit Theme Dr. John Gattorna, Summit Director
09:15 – 10:45 PANEL 1: DESIGN THINKING IN ENTERPRISE SUPPLY CHAINS.
Design thinking applied in the context of supply chains brings a new and creative edge to designing supply chains, and sees them as innovative and human-centred social networks – a far cry from the conventional mechanistic approach adopted by many contemporary enterprises. And that is the problem we seek to overcome. More
10:45 – 11:15 Morning break to socialise ideas
11:15 – 12:45 PANEL 2: TRANSFORMATION. MANY HAVE TRIED BUT FEW HAVE SUCCEEDED.
Transforming enterprise supply chains means transforming the entire enterprise. This clearly has major implications for the leadership of the enterprise, and its ability to shape the necessary subcultures to ensure successful execution of intended strategy. More
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch and relax  
14:00 – 15:30 PANEL 3: THE 'NEW NORMAL' OPERATING ENVIRONMENT.
Volatility and extreme disruption characterize the ‘new normal’ operating environment for most 21st Century enterprises. But how do we manage the associated risk in the face of these new market realities? The way you answer this question will largely determine the difference between commercial success or failure. More
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon break to socialise ideas  
16:00 – 17:30 PANEL 4: INNOVATION IN ALL ITS FORMS.
There is a ‘leap-frogging’ effect evident in the way Indo-Asian enterprise supply chains are developing. The combination of low-cost capabilities and innovative thinking is a ‘category killer’ which is alive and well in China today, and likely to move to other Asian countries and India in the years ahead. More
17:30 – 18:00 Free time for social networking
18:00 – 18:30 Transfer by bus to Shangri-La Hotel
18:30 – 19:30 Pre-dinner drinks Island Foyer, Shangri-La Hotel
19:30 – 23:00 Logistics Executive Recruitment Dinner with special after-dinner guest speaker Katong Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel;
Michael Belfiore, journalist focusing on innovation and author of Department of Mad Scientists. More
Day 2 – Thursday 14 June 2012
 07:30 – 09:00 Schneider Electric Breakfast
PANEL 5: INFLUENTIAL WOMEN DRIVING GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS.
Women are increasingly playing pivotal leadership roles in  private, and public enterprises and the armed forces, at a global level. This panel is comprised of women who have all achieved great success in their careers in the supply chain field, and in the process, demonstrated exceptional leadership. The objective of this session  is to share their experiences and challenges along their respective journeys to where they are today, and take a look at what lies ahead. More
09:00 - 09:15 Vacate room while staff clear tables after breakfast
09:15 – 10:45 PANEL 6: ALIGNMENT.
Learnings from enterprises that have applied ‘dynamic alignment’ thinking to their respective businesses, across an array of institutional types, industries, and geographies. What tangible difference has this new business model really made? More
10:45 – 11:00 Morning break to socialise ideas
11:00 – 12:30 PANEL 7: NEW BUSINESS MODELS AND ORGANIZATION DESIGNS FOR
ENTERPRISE SUPPLY CHAINS.
How have the various business models and organizations tried lifted operational and financial performance? Is the effort to transform worth the reward? More
12:30 – 13:00 Take ‘Box’ lunch and head for your chosen recreational venue 
13:00 – 19:00 Recreation at various venues in and around Singapore, from sight-seeing to golf to shopping. Golf will be at the highly reputed Sentosa Golf Club (Tanjong Course).
19:00 – 19:30 Pre-dinner drinks Outside Ballroom 2, Lower Lobby Level, The Fullerton Hotel
19:30 – 23:00 SSI-Schaefer Gala Dinner
with special after-dinner guest speaker
Ballroom 2, Lower Lobby Level, The Fullerton Hotel; Paul Gilding, international ‘thought leader’ and advocate of sustainability, and author of  The Great Disruption; how the climate crisis will transform the global economy. More
Day 3 – Friday 15 June 2012
07:30 – 09:00 SP Jain Center of Management breakfast
PANEL 8: LEADERS' FORUM - CEO PERSPECTIVES ON ENTERPRISE SUPPLY CHAINS.
A chance to hear what visionary leaders of some of our best known global companies think about the role of their corporate supply chains in driving commercial success. More
09:00 - 09:15 Vacate room while staff clear tables after breakfast
09:15 – 10:45 PANEL 9: DECISION SUPPORT IN SUPPLY CHAINS.
What are the latest ideas in Decision Support Systems (DSS) designed to underpin the new array of ‘dynamic’ supply chains? This panel will explore everything from ERP systems, through multiple applications, to ‘cloud’ computing, in an effort to discover what works, and when. More
10:45 – 11:15 Morning break to socialise ideas
11:15 – 13:00 PANEL 10: HEALTHCARE NETWORKS IN THE FUTURE.
What is the ‘upside’ of applying proven supply chain principles and practices to Area Healthcare networks, in developing and developed nations. What we want to see is lower cost-to-serve and improved service to consumers. Are these apparently conflicting objectives achievable, and if so, how? More
13:00 – 13:15 Open Forum and Summary Bill Marrin SC50
13:15 – 13:30 A Final Word and Close Dr John Gattorna
13:30 – 14:30 B-B-Q, farewell and depart Post Bar and East Garden, L1, The Fullerton Hotel