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The CFO of today is facing a rapidly changing environment, increasingly due to technological development. Previously, the CFO’s responsibility was within the finance function alone, but as times are changing, the CFO now has the opportunity to deliver an entirely new value proposition. To remain at the top, CFOs have to act and capture the full potential of new technologies and implement them through inspiring leadership.

Three Main Topics will guide the conference: Sustainable Finance, The Impact of Technology and Transforming The CFO Role. 

DIGITALIZATION

The digitalization track will explore promising and new technologies in the supply chain industry. Delving into more than just the technology, the digitalization track encompasses how digitalization of the supply chain can add value to the company.

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STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP

The Strategy and leadership track explores how to create a competitive advantage through your supply chain. Exploring topics beyond simply minimising costs, this track covers internal misalignment, turnarounds, sustainability and more.

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TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

The Logistics track aims to provide insight into staying competitive. This will include how 3pl’s add value through their services related to production or procurement of goods. In addition to minimising risks connected to suppliers.

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PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED

  • 8:00 - 8:55

Networking break
Grab yourself a breakfast while networking with more than 600 other CXOs and future supply chain leaders.

  • 9:00 - 10:10

Introduction
Official welcome and remarks to CFO Insights 2020.

  • 09:00 - 09:40

Keynote
To be announced

  • 09:50 - 10:30

Panel discussion
A lot of companies are well aware of the upcoming technologies, but how do you actually make the transition from a regular supply chain to a digital supply chain?

  • 09:50 - 10:30

Panel discussion
Supply Chain Management plays a crucial role in the development of a more sustainable tomorrow. This panel will explore the opportunities for leveraging the focus on sustainability as well as discuss the trade-off between profit and responsible decision-making.

  • 09:50 - 10:30

Panel discussion
The core goal of a supply chain is making sure that the product reaches its customer in the most efficient manner. This panel will explore how companies can leverage digitalization and automation technologies to optimize their supply chains.

  • 10:40 - 11:20

Panel discussion
Most people know of bitcoin, but beyond bitcoin what is blockchain? How does it make an impact on the supply chain industry? This panel debate covers how companies can make use of blockchain technology and make sure, that they are at the technological forefront of supply chain management.

  • 10:40 - 11:20

Panel discussion
We live in a turbulent and everchanging world, where new technologies emerge every year. Which of these new technology is relevant for logistics and how can make use of them? This panel debate discusses which new technologies will be relevant for companies to improve their logistics operation.

  • 10:40 - 11:20

Panel discussion
Artificial Intelligence is at the top of the most important tech trends in the world. However, can AI provide feasible solutions to business problems in the Supply Chain yet? This panel seeks to discuss the what, why, and how of AI and how it can be relevant for your business.

  • 11:20 - 11:40

Network
Network smartly with more than 600 other CXOs and future supply chain leaders.

  • 11:40 - 12:20

Keynote
To be announced

  • 12:20 - 13:00

Network
Grab yourself a lunch and network smartly with more than 600 other CXOs and future supply chain leaders through the networking app.

  • 13:00 - 13:40

Case examples
The digital tools and opportunities that follow along are at our fingertips and are becoming more and more accessible. This panel will focus on the digital journey of SCM and how to increase employee collaboration and engagement.

  • 13:00 - 13:40

Panel discussion
To keep up with the complexity of modern day global supply chains, companies must look to new frontiers in order to not become obsolete. This session will focus on how companies can benefit from, and implement data based optimization.

  • 13:00 - 13:40

Panel discussion
Supply chain management has become an essential topic across all spheres of management and a strategic agenda item in every boardroom. However even with many companies having supply chain representation in the boardroom, in reality there is still some way to go before the whole board considers supply chain to be a substantial driving force for the business, in which case there is a real risk of sub-optimising from a strategic planning perspective. This panel debate covers why supply chain competence on board level is important and how should the leadership, such as the CFO, look to engage more actively in dialogue with supply chain management.

  • 14:30 - 14:50

Network
Network smartly with more than 600 other CXOs and future supply chain leaders.

  • 14:50 - 15:30

Panel discussion
We live in an ever-changing environment, where sudden changes are to be expected. Therefore, a great supply chain is not only fast and cost effective, it is also agile and adaptable. This panel discusses the importance as well implementation of an agile supply chain.

  • 14:50 - 15:30

Panel discussion
While many companies want to invest in IT to assist their supply chain planning, their existing processes might not be optimized and ready for IT to unlock value. This panel debate will explore best practices in designing your company’s planning processes in the supply chain process to unlock value.

  • 14:50 - 15:30

Panel discussion
One of the buzz-words of the technology world is Internet of Things (IoT). But what is the Internet of Things? Is it applicable to the supply chain industry? This panel debate covers how companies can use IoT and make sure, that they are using the full potential of their supply chain.

  • 15:30 - 15:55

Networking
Network smartly with more than 600 other CXOs and future supply chain leaders

  • 16:00 - 16:40

Keynote
To be announced

  • 16:00 - 16:40

Outroduction
Official thank you from and final remarks to SupplyTech Insights 2020.

  • 18:00 - 19:30

Networking
Enjoy drinks and network with more than 900 CXOs and future supply chain leaders at the official SupplyTech Insights 2020 post-conference drinks & networking.

Panel discussion
The volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is at the highest in many years, putting M&A at the top of the agenda for many professionals. Yet, despite the high activity, far from all M&A deals are successful, as challenges tied to a M&A process are many.

 

Panel discussion
The CFO is expected to lead in strategy development and drive corporate initiatives to realize the desired business performance. Digital transformation is really the key in driving these initiatives and enabling better performance, but as the innovation cycle is shortening, how do we adapt our policies and ensure that we are focusing on the right tools, in order to secure a higher success rate in regards to digital transformation?