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Main Conference Programme

Day 1 – Tuesday, 12 September 2017

09:30 Registration and Refreshments



10:15 Opening Remarks by the Chair

Chairperson

Aymen Elamin

Aymen Elamin

Head of Wells Procurement Section
PetroChina Halfaya FZ-LLC, UAE

10:30 Examining if the Supply Chain is Giving You Competitive Advantage and Assessing the Future of Procurement and Supply

Speaker

Sam Achampong

Sam Achampong

Regional Director - MENA
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, UAE

 

  • Assessing how have large corporations used Supply Chain as a differentiator
  • How have companies fallen foul of poor supply chain practice
  • Examining what kind of companies will prevail in a networked society
  • Comparing the service chains via-a-vis product chains

11:10 Reviewing the Need for a Continuous Transformation to Ensure Smooth and Reliable Supply Chain

Speaker

Varun Bhat

Varun Bhat

Senior Consultant, Transportation & Logistics Practice
Frost & Sullivan, India

 

  • Continuous process of supply chain improvement at each stage
  • Planning for growing demand and ensuring a stable flow of materials, optimising lead time and capacity
  • Supply chain transformation to deliver reliability and performance
  • Globalisation and offshore outsourcing trends to attain reduced cost of procurement.

11:50 Highlighting an Innovation in Disruptive Technology to Attain a Sustainable Supply Chain

Speakers

Kevin Mallett

Kevin Mallett

Export Sales Manager
IP3 Concept, France

 

Jean-Bernard Escoufier
Business Development Manager
IP3 Concept, France                                                                                                       

 

  • Boosting the sustainability of your supply chain through in-situ production of corrugated cardboard pallets
  • Innovative technology for cost effective, lightweight, hygienic corrugated cardboard pallets
  • Examining flexible solutions allowing tailored dimensions and just-in-time production

12:30 Prayer and Lunch Break



13:30 Examining the Impact of Supply Chain Management to the Oil and Gas Industry

Speaker

Andre da Silva

Andre da Silva

Head of Strategic Sourcing and Category Management Manager
Mubadala Petroleum, UAE

14:10 Addressing the Development of Transportation Infrastructure as a Mainstay for an Advanced Supply Chain System

Speaker

Youssef A. Beydoun

Youssef A. Beydoun

Head of Cargo Business Relationships
Dubai Airports Commercial & Communications, UAE

 

  • IOT in transport operations including freight forwarding and fleet management
  • Systems and tools for transportation routing
  • Multi-modal transportation: Aviation, railways, sea ports and roadways
  • Ensuring safe and efficient flows of goods in and out of country

14:50 Driving Innovation in Supply Chains Through Vendor Experience Management

Speaker

Jonathan Tungu

Jonathan Tungu

Senior Manager - Procurement Operations and SRM Procurement
Tecom Group, UAE

15:30 Closing Remarks and End of Forum Day 1