Program

15:00 - 16:30

Workshop | Human capital and talent management in supply chain

15:00 - 15:20

Rethinking supply chain organizational design

Kim Winter Founder and CEO, Logistics Executive Group
15:20 - 15:40

Organizational health as a driver for performance

Thomas Rings Partner, Dubai, A.T. Kearney Middle East LLC
15:40 - 15:50

Coffee break

15:50 - 16:10

Managing talent through investment in capability building initiatives

Yahya Al Marzooqi Sr. Advisor to the CEO, Borouge
16:10 - 16:30

Topic to be suggested

Dr. Salah Suood Al-Eissa Director of Global Learning, SABIC Academy
16:30 - 16:50

People analytics

Raffaele Breschi Associate Partner , McKinsey & Company
16:50 - 17:30

Open discussions

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and welcome networking

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09:00 - 09:20

Keynote: Drivers for collaboration, challenges and opportunities

Mohammed Al Muallem Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director DP WORLD UAE Region and CEO – JAFZA
09:00 - 10:00

Session One: Importance of collaboration and business continuity

09:20 - 09:40

Keynote – Rethinking urban logistics – Riding a wave of disruption

Dr. Robert de Souza Executive Director, The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific (TLI - Asia Pacific)
09:40 - 10:00

Call for collaboration: Returnable multi-use plastic pallets

Bassel El Dabbagh CEO, Agility (Abu Dhabi) PJSC
Marwan Martin Moubarak Managing Director, Industrium Group
10:00 - 10:20

Panel discussion and Q&A session

10:20 - 10:30

Recognition ceremony

10:30 - 11:10

Networking break

11:10 - 12:10

Session two: Key drivers for performance: Organizational health and innovation

11:10 - 11:30

Realizing value from digital transformations for supply chain organizations: Overcoming shifts in underlying mind-sets and behaviours

Eddie Schwartz EVP of Cyber Services, DarkMatter LLC
11:30 - 11:51

Developing a culture of innovation in supply chain: The role of centres of excellence

Dr. Antonie Potgieter VP Center of Excellence, Borouge PTE
11:50 - 12:10

Panel discussion and Q&A session

12:10 - 14:00

Networking lunch

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14:00 - 15:20

Session three: Defining the next paradigm for supply chains

14:00 - 14:20

Blockchain Adoption for Enterprise: An Organizational Readiness Toolkit

Rana Basu Director Energy and Consulting, ConsenSys
14:20 - 14:40

Collaboration in procurement: Enabling spend transparency across the value chain

Tracey Tops Business Analysis Manager- Procurement and Supply Management, Etihad Airways
14:40 - 15:00

Topic to be suggested

Richard Verity Partner, McKinsey & Company
15:00 - 15:20

Panel Discussion and Q&A session

19:00 - 21:00

Gala dinner

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08:00 - 09:00

Registration and welcome networking

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09:00 - 09:20

Keynote: United we stand: the changing nature of collaboration across supply chain bases or organizations

Mark Geilenkirchen CEO, SOHAR Port and Freezone
09:00 - 10:20

Session four: United we stand

09:20 - 09:40

One belt one Route (OBOR) initiative : Objectives, progress and future outlook

Marcus Meissner Managing Partner (Middle East, Africa & Asia), Camelot Management Consultants Middle East
09:40 - 10:00

True supply chain collaboration – Born of a dynamic industry landscape and new technology enablement

John Calder Partner- Supply Chain and Procurement Practice, Baringa Partners
10:00 - 10:40

Panel discussion and Q&A

Hongtao Shao General Manager, Sinotrans Almajdouie Middle East Company
10:40 - 11:20

Networking break

11:20 - 12:20

Session five: Collaboration for growth

11:20 - 11:40

Capturing supply chain synergies during mergers and acquisitions: Role of building a unified organization culture

Ahmad Al-Kout Integrated Supply Chain Planning Director – Liquids, EQUATE
11:40 - 12:00

Change management: Key to supply chain organization transformation

Mark Benzahia Deputy Managing Director, S-A-TALKE
12:00 - 12:20

Panel discussion

12:20 - 12:30

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun Secretary General, GPCA
12:30 - 14:00

Networking lunch

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