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Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017

May 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7

As a Conference Sponsor, we’d like to invite you to join us at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017 May 23-25 in Phoenix, AZ at Booth #200.

Join us for our 45 minute Solution Provider Session:
Date: Wednesday, May 24th
Time: 3:30p.m. – 4:15p.m.
Location: Grand Canyon 5

Hitting supply chain inventory and service targets is hard, but sustaining them takes mastery. Mastering multi-echelon bills- of-material and distribution networks is possible. This panel of industry professionals and an academic visionary explores successful techniques. Companies must move through successive maturity levels with Inventory Optimization and Supply Optimization to be able to sustain target levels through all echelons. Hear about leading-edge Machine Learning methods delivering goals in a highly consistent and hyper-efficient manner.

Whether you are in manufacturing, distribution, retail, or MRO, this session’s lessons apply to you. Maturing in how you optimize both supply and inventory in an integrated way is crucial to mastering your supply chain. Not only will this session cover what companies are already doing, it will peer into the future where machine learning accelerates the processes and capabilities.

Meet the Panelists:
The session with be moderated by Bill Benton, CEO, GAINSystems

Chandler Johnson
R&D Visionary, GAINSystems
Formerly a Senior Consultant at GAINSystems, Dr. Johnson is now the Assistant Professor of Strategy and Machine Learning Instructor at BI Norwegian Business School. He received a Master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Master’s and PhD. from Stanford University.

Bernie Knox
Corporate Materials Manager, Graco
Mr. Knox has 19 years of professional experience in supply chain management and software implementations. He is currently responsible overseeing demand and inventory management in 8 manufacturing and 11 distribution sites worldwide.

Darrell Elkinton
Manager-Aftermarket Inventory, Textron Aviation
Mr. Elkinton lead the efforts to deploy GAINS within Cessna. Cessna is now part of Textron Aviation, along with Hawker Beechcraft, which has been using GAINS for over 15 years.

Use code SCESP13 to save $425 on your registration price.


May 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am UTC-7
May 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm UTC-7
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JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054 United States
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