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JumpStart 2018

DATE: 01/22/2018 - 01/24/2018
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA, United States

What is Jump Start? It’s a three-day supply chain event produced annually by SMC³ to facilitate deeper knowledge and collaboration between logistics and transportation professionals from carrier, shipper, logistics service provider and technology verticals. Register today for one of transportation’s most strategic educational and networking events, featuring cutting edge, forward-thinking sessions, top-tier presenters and unrivaled networking opportunities.

ProcureCon Facilities

DATE: 01/22/2018 - 01/23/2018
LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

ProcureCon Facilities is the only senior-level event dedicated to the unique challenges involved with sourcing real estate, construction and facilities management services. Building on 17 years of successful ProcureCon events, ProcureCon Facilities attendees will learn successful strategies for managing offices, buildings and other facilities.

InternetRetailing Expo Indonesia 2018

DATE: 01/24/2018 - 01/25/2018
LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia

InternetRetailing Expo Indonesia is the place dedicated to retailers and technology providers from across the Asian region to learn from the best about how to connect profitably with their customers – the mistakes, the insights and the best practice.

Emerging Technology Center Re-Opening

DATE: 02/20/2018 -02/21/2018

LOCATION: Orlando, Florida


Come see the newly updated Tompkins Emerging Technology Center (ETC)!  Discussion sessions and live demonstrations featured at the ETC will include: MonarchFx fulfillment, Tompkins Robotics, Softeon Supply Chain Solutions, SensorThink – Creator of The Connected Warehouse, and more.

SpeedNews 8th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference

DATE: 03/12/2018
LOCATION: Beverly Wilshire (A Four Seasons Hotel), Beverly Hills, CA

This Conference is designed to serve a full range of materials and parts manufacturers in the dynamic global commercial and military aircraft markets. The agenda includes topics of interest for equipment OEMs, sub-tier manufacturers, supply chain executives, market analysts, investment bankers, and material and parts suppliers. Speakers will address a range of important topics including supply chain strategies, demand outlook for aerospace part manufacturers, market and supplier trends, innovation and technology, and the impact of new materials challenging traditional material manufacturing.

If you are involved in the aerospace supply chain, this Conference has been developed specifically for you. 

SpeedNews 32nd Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference

DATE: 03/12/2018 - 03/14/2018
LOCATION: Beverly Wilshire (A Four Seasons Hotel), Beverly Hills, CA

Conference will provide delegates – equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, aviation industry analysts, financial institutions, and marketing executives – with important updates about the commercial aviation industry. Aircraft and engine manufacturers will present status reports on product strategies and market developments. Industry experts will present production and delivery forecasts and review the current economic status of the industry. Supply chain management, maintenance and subcontractor issues will also be addressed.

Clinical Trial Supply Europe 2018

DATE: 03/14/2018 - 03/15/2018
LOCATION: Milan, Italy

‘Developing best practices and incorporating novel technologies to meet the demand of more complex, international clinical trial supply.’  CTS Europe returns for the 19th edition, welcoming representatives from 6 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in Europe, and joined by leading biotech companies across the continent.  Sessions cover all the essentials in clinical supply, from maximising forecasting software to patient centric strategies for supply chain and considering methods to achieve last mile delivery.

Temperature Maintenance of Biopharmaceuticals in Distribution 2018

DATE: 03/14/2018 - 03/15/2018
LOCATION: Milan, Italy


‘Providing a holistic approach to temperature controlled shipping to help address transportation obstacles and regulatory compliance.’  Providing a holistic approach to temperature controlled shipments whilst also addressing transportation obstacles and regulatory compliance. Topics include transportation, GDP compliance, qualification systems and case studies from both cold chain and ambient product perspectives.  Whether you are from a small biotech or a large pharma company this event is the perfect platform to share challenges, network with over 400 industry peers and hear informative case studies.

Last Mile Fulfillment Asia

DATE: 03/15/2018 - 03/16/2018
LOCATION: Singapore


Last Mile Fulfilment Asia is the largest and only region’s conference and exhibition that invites retailers, ecommerce, parcel and logistics companies worldwide to connect, explore business opportunities and collaborate on cross border last mile fulfilment in Asia.  The conference will focus on globalisation 4.0 and strategies to drive retail efficiency and omnichannel experience from brick-and-mortar, in-store to online to warehouse. The exhibition will showcase 100 exhibitors in a new demo zone to try-out the latest material handling equipment and warehousing solutions; a Retail and Marketplace Pavilion (RAMP!) that hosts popular B2B2C companies and their product offerings; and a showcase of innovative start-up companies in Asia region.


Demand Forecasting and S&OP Masterclass with Process Improvement Workshop

DATE: 03/26/2018 - 03/28/2018

LOCATION: Singapore


Join us along with a few MNC's for a high impact training and workshop session on Demand Forecasting and S&OP. We will share our tools, methodologies, and case studies from 20+ years of consulting around the world. We will also work as a single team to improve each other's processes. Our lead instructor, Eric Tinker, has taught and implemented S&OP and supply chain improvements with global corporations across 5 continents. He is the author of several articles and the book, Sales & Operations Planning - RESULTS. To leave adequate time for individual attention on the workshop day, we have room for 2 more companies only.


ProcureCon Canada

DATE: 04/16/2018 - 04/18/2018 

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency, Toronto, Ontario

COUNTRY:  Canada


ProcureCon Canada is the only interactive, peer-led conference for senior procurement practitioners in the region. For over 10 years, ProcureCon has helped companies like 3M, Scotiabank, PotashCorp and Kellogg’s transform their procurement programs through innovative workshops and intimate networking sessions. All designed to help take your program beyond cost savings – while having tons of fun! Download the agenda today for more information about the event!

Procurement Negotiations Masterclass

DATE: 04/17/2018 - 04/19/2018
LOCATION: Singapore, Singapore

This 3- day, Hands-on Procurement Negotiation Skills Masterclass has been specially developed for procurement and purchasing professionals to learn how you can restore the negotiation advantage to the purchasing or procurement professional. As a result of taking this course, you will gain insight into your own negotiation strengths and weaknesses, learn how to structure your own strategic and tactical negotiating “master plan”, and practice negotiating using real life, real time scenarios to help you sharpen your negotiation skills.

14th Annual Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Relationship Management Conference DATE: 04/17/2018 - 04/18/2018

LOCATION: The Blackstone, Chicago, IL


The 14th Annual Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Relationship Management Conference is a perennial favorite for executives looking to drive their competitive advantage through collaborative relationships. This action-focused, two-day event will explore insights, strategies, and case studies of successful procurement and supplier relationships. As an attendee, you will learn how to develop and implement processes to engage in fruitful supplier relationships. Hear from leading experts who will share knowledge and resources for evolving your supply chain and creating new opportunities. Come and discover how new measurement criteria, mutual success strategies, and a culture of innovation through partnerships can help your organization become an industry leader. 


ProcureCon Indirect

DATE: 04/17/18 - 04/18/18

LOCATION: Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen


ProcureCon Indirect is the must attend event for CPOs from industries such as Finance, Travel, Telecoms, Retail, Media and Utilities who are looking to deliver an agile, lean and cost-effective procurement service to their internal customers. ProcureCon Indirect is Europe’s leading forum to access 100+ procurement professionals and over 70 CPO’s and heads of procurement in one place at one time. Through inspirational keynotes and small, interactive working groups, attendees gain practical insights into how to drive eProcurement, RPA and digitalization strategies and meet every challenge ahead.


Inflection Summit, Awards and Business Challenge 2018

DATE: 04/19/2018



Inflection - Mumbai is the next event in our Global event series, last held in Singapore - Oct 2017. This summit features a line-up of thought-provoking speakers, inspirational keynotes, information exchange breakouts, panel discussions, plus unprecedented networking and Awards on IoT, cyber security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, supply chain, logistics, procurement and warehousing.

Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

DATE: 04/19/2018 - 04/20/2018
LOCATION: Central London

The purpose of the 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference is to equip businesses with actionable insights and a good understanding of how the issues of forced labour and human rights abuse can be eradicated from their supply chain.  The Conference will provide a sufficiently distinctive, collaborative and solution-packed two-day agenda. You are guaranteed focussed corporate learning at its best through practical case studies, interactive roundtable discussions and open Q&As.

Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials West Coast 2018

DATE: 04/24/2018 - 04/25/2018 
LOCATION: Burlingame, CA


This unique event brings together leading pharma and biotech professionals working in the oncology space from across the West Coast region. After a hugely successful 2017 event, the Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials West Coast Conference will be returning to Burlingame for its 5th edition, with more content and senior level speakers than before.

O&G Supply Chain Compliance

DATE: 04/24/18 - 04/26/18

LOCATION: Magnolia Hotel Houston, Houston


O&G Supply Chain Compliance, in it’s 8th year, will be uniting compliance and supply chain professionals together to benchmark the design and implementation of programs to mitigate major emerging financial and reputational regulatory risks. This year we will be drilling down into the emerging challenges in trade and human rights compliance, along with how to integrated more anti-corruption programs.

Advanced R&D Sourcing & Procurement in Pharma Summit

DATE: 04/30/18 - 05/01/18

LOCATION: The Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston

WEBSITE: http://advanced-procurement-<wbr>

As the only procurement meeting with an R&D focus, the 2nd Annual R&D Sourcing & Procurement in Pharma Summit will bring together market leaders from Procurement, Category Management, Sourcing & Outsourcing to explore and benchmark best practice in scientific sourcing and procurement - from early drug discovery through to clinical phases. The unique positioning and niche focus allows in-depth discussion and learning's from industry peers, enabling you to become a value generating partner for drug development teams. With an increasing industry emphasis and focus on strategic sourcing and category management during pre-clinical activities, the 2nd annual meeting will set to take a deep dive in these fast transforming areas.

Supply Chain Leadership Forum

DATE: 04/30/2018 - 05/02/2018

LOCATION: The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club


The Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum (SCLF) brings supply chain executives together from various industries to Connect, Share, and Learn.  Connect and network with 200+ peers and colleagues in your industry.  Share your knowledge, experiences, and challenges with others in your industry.  Learn from subject matter experts who will share the latest trends and content in supply chain and how it can be applied to your own operation.

SpeedNews 6th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference

DATE: 05/1/2018 - 05/2/2018 
LOCATION: Omni Royal New Orleans, New Orleans, LA


This Conference will bring together leading manufacturers and suppliers in the aerospace industry to present updates and developments in manufacturing operations, capabilities and processes, innovation within manufacturing, modern machining technologies, and industry automation. The Conference themes are very much operational in nature and our speakers and panelists have tremendous hands-on manufacturing experience.  The Conference will focus on all key manufacturing aspects including: tooling, machining, components, electronics, advanced materials engineering, and technological systems. Delegates will discover what is behind the Internet of Things (IoT), Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Big Data, and gain valuable information about the Auto and Aero industries, and how they learn from each other.

Coupa Inspire'18

DATE:  05/06/2018 - 05/09/2018

LOCATION:  Fairmount Hotel, San Francisco, CA


With access to 40 sessions, 100+ expert speakers from the Coupa ecosystem, and countless demos and expert one-on- ones, you can’t miss this once a year opportunity for thought leadership, learning and networking. Check out our ever-growing agenda and book your ticket to Inspire’18 today. 

7th Supply Chain Finance Summit

DATE: 05/9/2018 - 05/10/2018 

LOCATION: Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dubai


The ICC Academy is pleased to invite you to the 7th Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Summit  that will be held on 9-10 May 2018 in Dubai.

Returning for its seventh edition, the summit will gather over 200 top trade and supply chain finance specialists from across domestic and international trade community. Designed to cover topics that are globally important and from a MENA perspective, the summit aims to cover topics ranging from the role of SCF in emerging markets to alternative finance/fintech and from the One Belt, One Road Initiative to addressing the compliance agenda in Supply Chain Finance.

Internet of Supply Chain

DATE: 05/15/2018 - 05/16/2018 
LOCATION: Berling, Germany


The Internet of Things is poised to disrupt traditional supply chain operations, as tighter production margins and increasing globalisation and complexity drive businesses to implement a more connected, intelligent and scalable end to end strategy.  The 2nd Annual Internet of Supply Chain conference is the only event of its kind in Europe. If you are a forward-thinking supply chain and logistics professional, this conference is for you, providing you with insight to transform your supply chain strategy, deliver transparency, value and efficiency throughout your business by revolutionising your inventory, warehouse and fleet management.

ProcureCon Travel

DATE:  05/16/2018 - 05/17/2018

LOCATION:  Green Valley Ranch, Henderson, NV


ProcureCon Travel provides you with the critical strategies and cutting-edge innovations you need to prepare for the future of travel procurement. You’ll attend 35+ interactive sessions led by 40+ inspiring speakers who are transforming the travel procurement function at some of the world’s largest companies. All while meeting with 150+ of your peers who are excited to benchmark, talk shop, and have some fun!  As a valued SupplyChainBrain subscriber, you can save an extra 25% on your ticket to attend. Just use code PCT18SCB when registering.

GS1 Connect 2018

DATE:  06/05/2018 - 06/07/2018

LOCATION: JW Marriot Phoenix Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ


GS1 Connect 2018 will feature experts from the healthcare, retail, foodservice and grocery industries who will share GS1 Standards implementation best practices to address today’s most pressing business challenges. The theme of the conference, “Accelerate,” reflects the urgency and velocity of change needed to evolve at the pace of the consumer, technology and business models. Brand, retailer and distributor hosted “How to Do Business With” sessions, Trading Partner Roundtables, the “Standardsville” exhibit area, Tech Track, various networking opportunities provide numerous opportunities for attendees to connect and learn. GS1 US University certificate courses and workshops are offered for those looking to build their GS1 Standards foundational knowledge and maximize the conference program.

4th Annual ComplianceOnline Medical Device Summit 2018

DATE: 06/07/2018 - 06/08/2016

LOCATION: Omni San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA


This Summit will feature speakers and executives from FDA/CDRH, FBI and FDA Information Repository (IRAI) and companies like Philips, Deloitte Advisory, J&J, Baxter, Virginia Tech University, Adherent Health, LLC, Skylit Medical, InterVene, Inc., HirLan, Inc. and several other leading organizations.  

Knowledge Innovation Summit

DATE: 06/05/2018
LOCATION: Netherlands


During this Summit knowledge institutions share new knowledge and insights into (open) innovation (processes) with representatives of industry associations, consultancy agencies and governments. They translate these insights into practical instruments that are useful to small and medium-sized businesses. In addition, knowledge institutions can present their offerings in the field of internships and research, where the participants can match their question.

American Biomanufacturing Summit 2018

DATE: 6/14/2018 - 6/15/2018

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, CA


Professionals in the biopharmaceutical industry are invited to join the most senior-level gathering of biomanufacturing executives in North America at Generis Group's American Biomanufacturing Summit.  This event brings together 200+ EVPs, SVPs, VPs and Directors in Biologics Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Technical Operations, Engineering, Facilities and Operations for networking with peers, insight on the latest trends and inspiration from the leaders of the industry.

ProcureCon IT Sourcing

DATE:  06/19/2018 - 06/21/2018

LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency, Denver, CO


ProcureCon IT Sourcing provides you with the critical strategies you need to prepare for the future of IT procurement. You’ll attend 40+ interactive sessions led by 60+ inspiring speakers who are transforming the IT procurement function at some of the world’s largest companies. All while meeting with 200+ of your peers who are excited to benchmark, talk shop, and have some fun! ProcureCon IT Sourcing is designed to give you the time you need to meet new people and to deepen prior relationships.

Advanced Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Masterclass 2018

DATE: 06/26/2018 - 06/29/2018 
LOCATION: Singapore


Based on 35 years of real-life industrial experience of the trainer in maintenance planning and scheduling, this 4-day training course from 26-29 June 2018 in Singapore is designed to build competency in maintenance planning and scheduling. The techniques that participants will learn in this course will allow for effective planning and scheduling of maintenance resources. The course will cover all the fundamentals and advanced methods and applications that a suitably qualified professional would use in carrying out fully functional plant maintenance. In summary, the course provides a step-by-step practical guide to best practices of maintenance planning and scheduling that will essentially reduce maintenance costs and deliver maximum business benefits.

Parcel Forum '18 Chicago

DATE:  9/24/2018 - 9/26/2018

LOCATION:  Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel - Chicago, IL


For the past 16 years, PARCEL Forum has been the only conference dedicated to serving the unique and ever-changing needs of professionals who are responsible for the shipping, warehousing, packaging, distribution and delivery of parcels. The industry’s only peer-driven, peer-reviewed and peer-produced conference  has helped thousands of parcel shipping professionals learn how to ship more packages, more frequently, more efficiently, and more cost-effectively.

American Pharma Outsourcing Summit 2018

DATE: 10/02/2018 - 10/03/2018

LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Hotel - Cherry Hill, Philadephia, PA


Professionals in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry are invited to join the most senior-level gathering of outsourcing executives in North America at Generis Group’s American Pharma Outsourcing Summit.  This event brings together 150+ VPs and Directors in Outsourcing, External Manufacturing, Supply Operations, Quality, CMC, Technical Operations, Development, Procurement and Supply Chain for networking with peers, insight on the latest trends and inspiration from the leaders of the industry.

e2eCommerce Indonesia Expo & Conference

DATE: 10/17/18 - 10/18/18

LOCATION: Kartika Expo, Balai Kartini, Jakarta – Indonesia


Organized by PT Omni eComm Expo, e2eCommerce Indonesia is a conference and exposition that curates an ecosystem-based platform to accelerate Indonesia's digital economy. Themed "Be Digital. Go Global," the third edition will act as a platform for the Indonesia eCommerce industry to bring together key players to encourage conversations on both strategic and operational issues and help bring forth the advance system  solution for brands and retailers, eCommerce / marketplace operators, parcel, and logistics players for Indonesia.