Leading in the Digital World: The Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018

Leading in the Digital World: The Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018

DATE: 21 June 2018

TIME: 09.30 - 14.00

LOCATION: Wivenhoe House Hotel, Colchester

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Artificial intelligenceThe world is currently undergoing and anticipating massive changes in the European and Global trading environments and in the way we do business.

Artificial intelligence, analytics and automation are revolutionising the modern workplace and challenging current business models. The digital phenomenon is multifaceted and changes the way companies maintain and create their competitive advantage.

Attend this business-led event discussing, practical solutions of incorporating big data, analytics, AI, cloud, mobile, machine learning, robotics and digital technologies into your business.

Get your tickets here: https://www.iod.com/events-community/events/event-details/eventdateid/11956

Business-led Agenda

9:30: Registration & Networking (With pastries and refreshments)

10:00: Welcome & introduction from the Chair -

Alex Mortimer, Commercial Director, The Supply Chain Academy & East of England Board member, The Institute of Directors

10:05: Moving forward to the next 10 years: What could business look like? -

Christine Bhatt, CEO, Systematics International & Chair, Institute of Directors Essex

10:15: The Changing digital landscape – an overview of big & emerging trends in the field of AI, analytics & automated intelligence -

Professor Maria Fasli, Director, Institute for Analytics and Data Science, University of Essex

10:35: How technology is transforming manufacturing companies -

Professor Carl Perrin, Director, Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, Coventry University

11:00: Coffee Break

AI11:15: Business Panel: Strategic examples from Industry –

  • Charlotte Horobin, Regional Director – Midlands & East, The EEF
  • Hannah Liddell, Manager, Uniserve Group
  • Christine Bhatt, CEO, Systematics International
  • Ashley Macleod, Supply Chain Manager at the Ardagh Group

12:00: The Impact of changing industry dynamics on the development of your strategy -

Professor Tazeeb Rajwani, Head of Executive Education, Essex Business School, University of Essex

12:25: Closing remarks -

Alex Mortimer & Christine Bhatt

12:30: Lunch and networking

14:00: Close

Ticket prices and further information can be found here.