Join us at the upcoming supply chain evolve forum 30th March 2022, Sheraton Grand
Sydney Hyde Park
Join us at the upcoming supply chain evolve forum 30th March 2022, Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park Join us at the upcoming supply chain evolve forum 30th March 2022, Sheraton Grand
Sydney Hyde Park
Join us at the upcoming supply chain evolve forum 30th March 2022, Sheraton Grand
Sydney Hyde Park
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About
the event

The Supply Chain Evolve Forum will explore the emerging future-focused developments in supply chain management at a high strategic level, where we will bring together a group of over 150 senior Supply Chain Leaders from across the country, represented via a diverse range of industries.

Taking place on the 30th March, 2022 at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, this year’s theme will be focused around “The evolving supply chain: balancing resilience, sustainability, and the human element.”

Whilst we are all adjusting to the ‘new norm’ and adapting to the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 brought for us all, we are committed to deliver a great event in a well-managed and safe environment.

We have introduced new event protocols to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all our sponsors, attendees and staff whilst continuing to deliver strong opportunities and engagements.

You can download our Safe Event Guidelines here.

About
the event

The Supply Chain Evolve Forum will explore the emerging future focused developments in human resources at a high strategic level, where we will bring together a group of over 150+ senior Supply Chain leaders from across the country, represented via a diverse range of industries.

Taking place on the 24th March, 2022 at the Sheraton Grand Sydney, Hyde Park. This years theme will be focused around “ The evolving future of HR”

Over the last couple of years, businesses have seen a major shift in the way they need to engage, communicate and mentor employees, while at the upcoming forum in 2022 we have constructed a program that covers off the 6 major areas of importance for the Supply Chain leader of today. These include Employee Experience, Talent Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, Future of Work and Mental Health & Wellbeing.

Attendees will have the opportunity to personalise their own agenda and maximise their time out of the office by selecting the sessions that are most relevant to them and their business.

Our networking drinks function will provide the chance to interact face to face with peers in a very relaxed setting, while the Supply Chain Marketplace will allow attendees to explore a range of products and services on offer across the industry that can assist their business in evolving.

Whilst we are all adjusting to the ‘new norm’ and adapting to the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 brought for us all, we are committed to deliver a great event in a well-managed and safe environment.

We have introduced new event protocols to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all our sponsors, attendees and staff whilst continuing to deliver strong opportunities and engagements.

You can download our Safe Event Guidelines here.

meet
our speakers

Chris Sullivan

Global Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ramsay Health Care

Ed Alexander

Chief Strategy Officer, Inghams Group Limited

Simon Rowe

Anz Transformation & Operations Leader, Kimberly-Clark

Thomas McGhee

Global Transaction Services, Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank Australia Branch

James Hulse

Head of Supply Chain Operations, Coles Group

Paul Ives

Global Supply & Strategy Director, AstraZeneca

why
join us

POWERFUL AUDIENCE

Engage and interact with an audience of 150 + Supply Chain leaders

PERSONALISED PROGRAM

Select sessions that are pertinent for you and your business to attend

NETWORKING

Form new relationships with like-minded individuals on site

SPEAKERS

Over 30+ International and local Supply Chain leaders presenting on stage

FORM NEW PARTNERSHIPS

Connect with leading Supply Chain vendors directly via the Supply Chain Marketplace

STRENGTHEN YOUR SKILLS

Learn, grow and evolve your skills through engaging sessions

schedule
details

The conference schedule is a draft and is subject to change.

Morning
March 30, 2022
Afternoon
March 30, 2022
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Main Planery

Registration and morning refreshments

9:00 am - 9:15 am
Main Plenary

Welcoming address and opening remarks from the MC

Sam McCool
Master of Ceremonies - Chief Executive Officer, www.sammccool.com
Sam McCool, CEO & Founder, www.sammccool.com.au

9:15 am - 9:45 am
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – Balancing resilience, sustainability and the human element in the age of disruption on supply chains and commerce

Angus McPherson
Managing Director, Diageo Australia
Angus McPherson, Managing Director, Diageo
  • Re-thinking the business model to prepare for a dual-speed recovery for both supply and demand – what are the main traits to consider?
  • Fostering innovation and creativity to create new ways of thinking the supply chain
  • The growing importance of ESG and how sustainability can improve the relationship between corporates and suppliers

9:45 am - 10:30 am
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION - How to orchestrate supply chain speed, flexibility, and competitive differentiation

Chris Sullivan
Global Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ramsay Health Care
Jeremy Goodman
Director of Supply Chain, Carnival Australia
Dr Amit Vohra
Chief Operating Officer, AMA Medical Products
Cathy-Anne Jones
Director, SCLAA

Panellist:

Chris Sullivan, Global Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ramsay Health Care
Jeremy Goodman, Director of Supply Chain, Carnival Australia
Dr. Amit Vohra, Chief Operating Officer, AMA Medical Products

Panel Moderator:

Cathy-Anne Jones, Director, SCLAA (Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia)

 

This discussion will be focused on leadership and strategy for embedding resilience to future-proof enterprise supply chain

10:30 am - 10:50 am
Foyer

Networking break

10:55 am - 11:25 am
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

SPEAKING PRESENTATION - Transforming your supply chain to drive growth, mitigate risks and optimise costs

James Hulse
Head of Supply Chain Operations, Coles Group
James Hulse, Head of Supply Chain Operations, Coles
  • Developing a transformation roadmap
  • Seizing new opportunities for innovative business models
  • How are AI, robotics, augemented reality and sensors leveraging the macro trends that are driving disruption and re-shaping customer expectations?

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

PANEL DISCUSSION - Driving value through supply chain innovation

Simon Rowe
Anz Transformation & Operations Leader, Kimberly-Clark
Philippa Garner
Senior Manager, Analytics, GrainCorp
Vignesh Arumugam
Head Of Supply Chain & Logistics, Lenovo
Cathy-Anne Jones
Director, SCLAA

Panellist:

Simon Rowe, Anz Transformation & Operations Leader, Kimberly-Clark
Philippa Garner, Senior Manager, Analytics, GrainCorp
Vignesh Arumugam, Head of Transformation - ANZ Supply, Chain & Logistics, Lenovo

Panel Moderator:

Cathy-Anne Jones, Director, SCLAA (Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia)

 

  • How are leading organisations innovating across supply chain operations to deliver tangible and timely results that contribute to industry-critical demands?
  • Embracing more latitude for experimentation
  • How can partners and suppliers work collaboratively on innovative supply chains?

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Foyer

Networking Lunch

1:05 pm - 1:35 pm
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 1 - DIGITAL: Decision Intelligence and the Future of Supply Chains

Rajeev Mitroo
General Manager - APAC & Japan, Aera Technology
Rajeev Mitroo, General Manager, APAC & Japan, Aera Technology

1:05 pm - 1:35 pm
Ballroom 2

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 2 - Planning: Aligning supply planning objectives with supply planning capability

Belinda Chiswell
Head of Customer Improvement Deliveries, Australia Post
Belinda Chiswell, Head of Customer Improvement Deliveries, Australia Post

1:05 pm - 1:35 pm
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 3 - Innovation: Exploring digitisation and what robotics is bringing to AI

Carlee McGowan
Supply Chain Director, Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Carlee McGowan, Supply Chain Director, Pernod Ricard Winemakers

1:05 pm - 1:35 pm
Ballroom 2

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 4 - Leadership: Reevaluating the business model to embed resilient, sustainable supply chains

Divy Patel
Procurement Specialist, Amazon
Divy Patel, Procurement Specialist, Amazon

1:05 pm - 1:35 pm
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 5 - Sustainability: How do finance and technology impact sustainability in the supply chain?

Thomas McGhee
Global Transaction Services, Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank Australia Branch
Thomas McGhee, Global Transaction Services, Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank Australia Branch

1:05 pm - 1:35 pm
Ballroom 2

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 6 - LOGISTICS AND FULFILMENT: COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflecting on the last two years and the impacts on supply chain

Elizabeth Laria
Customer Supply Chain Manager, PepsiCo
Elizabeth Laria, Customer Supply Chain Manager, PepsiCo

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Main Plenary - Ballroom 1

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 7 - DIGITAL: Decision Intelligence and the Future of Supply Chains

Rajeev Mitroo
General Manager - APAC & Japan, Aera Technology
Rajeev Mitroo, General Manager, APAC & Japan, Aera Technology

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Ballroom 2

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 8 - PLANNING: Aligning supply planning objectives with supply planning capability

Belinda Chiswell
Head of Customer Improvement Deliveries, Australia Post
Belinda Chiswell, Head of Customer Improvement Deliveries, Australia Post

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Main Plenary - Ballroom 1

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 9 - Innovation: Exploring digitisation and what robotics is bringing to AI

Carlee McGowan
Supply Chain Director, Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Carlee McGowan, Supply Chain Director, Pernod Ricard Winemakers

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Ballroom 2

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 10 - Leadership: Reevaluating the business model to embed resilient, sustainable supply chains

Divy Patel
Procurement Specialist, Amazon
Divy Patel, Procurement Specialist, Amazon

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Main Plenary - Ballroom 1

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 11 - Sustainability: How do finance and technology impact sustainability in the supply chain?

Thomas McGhee
Global Transaction Services, Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank Australia Branch
Thomas McGhee, Global Transaction Services, Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank Australia Branch

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm
Ballroom 2

ROUNDTABLE SESSION - 12 - LOGISTICS AND FULFILMENT: COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflecting on the last two years and the impacts on supply chain

Elizabeth Laria
Customer Supply Chain Manager, PepsiCo
Elizabeth Laria, Customer Supply Chain Manager, PepsiCo

2:15 pm - 2:30 am
Foyer

Networking break

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm
Main Plenary - Ballroom 1

SPEAKING PRESENTATION - Designing the SC Model for Efficiency & Robustness: Managing Pharmaceutical Supply through the Pandemic

Paul Ives
Global Supply & Strategy Director, AstraZeneca
Paul Ives, Global Supply Strategy Director, AstraZeneca

A study of the key elements of AstraZeneca's supply chain model that successfully enabled supply of pharmaceuticals into Australia and New Zealand through demand surges during the COVID-19 pandemic, through:

  • Collaboration with internal and external supplier and 1st tier distributors
  • Visualisation of inventory and sales on a daily basis through our extended supply chain
  • Management of inventory and allocation of orders
  • Leveraging our 3PL partners to expedite product into country
  • Utilisation of different freight modes

3:10 pm - 3:45 pm
Main Plenary – Ballroom 1

PANEL DISCUSSION - Building integrated planning and optimisation models that deliver resilient results

Sari Maarit Mackay
Supply Chain Director, Diageo
Ed Alexander
Chief Strategy Officer, Inghams Group Limited
Maximo Giudici
Director Supply Chain Planning, Schneider Electric
Cathy-Anne Jones
Director, SCLAA

Panellist:

Sari Maarit Mackay, Supply Chain Director, Diageo
Ed Alexander, Chief Strategy Officer, Inghams Group
Maximo Giudici, Director Supply Chain Planning, Schneider Electric

Panel Moderator:

Cathy-Anne Jones, Director, SCLAA (Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia)

 

  • Planning for supply chain challenges that demand a new approach
  • Optimising the core to create value and realise efficiencies across a highly complex and large‑scale supply chain
  • Transforming for tomorrow and creating the new to deliver resilient results

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm
Main Plenary - Ballroom1

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Sustainable supply chains - making a difference at scale to drive industry-wide change

Melissa Hamilton
Sustainability Manager, IKEA Australia
Melissa Hamilton, Sustainability Manager, IKEA Australia

Using resources carefully, creating more from less, and optimising operations, are all actions that are embedded in the IKEA DNA. But with a big ambition to become a circular, climate positive business by 2030, they know they can't do it alone.

Hear from Mellisa on how company values can anchor the delivery of the sustainability agenda throughout an organisation, how IKEA Australia is working with partners to influence and support different areas of their supply chains to decarbonise and create greater impact, and what customers expect of a sustainable business in partnering with like-minded suppliers.

4:20 pm - 4:55 pm
Main Plenary

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION - Impact and influence of supply chain sustainability

Chris Foley
Head of Energy and Environment, Kmart Group
Ro Coroneos
Head of Responsible Sourcing, Lendlease
Justin Merrell
Group Environment Director, Lion Co.
Cathy-Anne Jones
Director, SCLAA

Panellist:

Chris Foley, Head of Energy and Environment, Kmart Group
Ro Coroneos, Head of Responsible Sourcing, LendLease
Justin Merrell, Group Environment Director, Lion

Panel Moderator:

Cathy-Anne Jones, Director, SCLAA (Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia)

 

  • How can companies start their sustainability journey with so limited visibility on their end-to-end supply chain?
  • What makes sustainable supply chain assessment challenging?
  • When walking the walk isn't enough - how to keep supply chain sustainability on the board's agenda?

4:55 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Plenary

CLOSING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR AND END OF THE FORUM

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Foyer

NETWORKING DRINKS

pricing
plans

1 TICKET

$ 569
  • Access to onsite mobile APP
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Access to all sessions
  • Presentation slides and photos
  • Access to Supply Chain Marketplace

GROUP TICKET (2 - 4)

$ 499
  • Access to onsite mobile APP
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Access to all sessions
  • Presentation slides and photos
  • Access to Supply Chain Marketplace

GROUP TICKETS (5+)

$ 449
  • Access to onsite mobile APP
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Access to all sessions
  • Presentation slides and photos
  • Access to Supply Chain Marketplace

official
sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

PLATINUM Sponsor

Aera Technology is the Decision Intelligence company that makes business agility happen. The company’s innovative cloud platform integrates with existing systems to make and execute business decisions in real time. In the era of digital acceleration, Aera helps enterprises around the world transform how they respond to the ever-changing environment.

GOLD Sponsor

SILVER SponsorS

"The event continues to provide a fantastic opportunity to listen to peers, their journeys, opinions & lessons learnt. Once again I’m going away feeling inspired and energised. Thank you."

SUPER RETAIL GROUP

"The calibre of attendees is like no other event I attend in Australia. This was a very impressive group of the country’s most senior Supply Chain professionals and presenters, while the suppliers on site have provided me with some greater insights around what I need to be changing with in my business."

Chevron

“First of all, can I just say this was one of the best conferences I have been to in the last 5 years. The calibre of attendees, suppliers and speakers was exceptional. Your team – were so helpful before and during the event. Well done, I'd be very happy to be invited back!”

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Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

161 Elizabeth St,
Sydney NSW 2000

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