Supply Chain Technology Showcase - Exploring Emerging Technologies
Join DMDII for a technology showcase focused on exploring digital technologies that span the supply chain from supplier identification, procurement, and logistics, through the end user. At this event, the manufacturing community will explore and interact with technologies being developed through a newly launched DMDII project as well as by cutting-edge startups and solution providers who are revolutionizing the way we think about using technology, such as Blockchain, to increase supply chain effectiveness.
Who should attend?
The ideal workshop attendee is a manufacturing supply chain professional who understands supply chain challenges associated with information sharing and visibility, and who wants to explore emerging technologies such as Blockchain to alleviate these challenges.
Tuesday, June 19
7:30 am: Registration
8:00 am: Welcome & Overview of the Day
8:15 am: Guest Speaker
9:00 am: Blockchain for Manufacturing 101 & Demonstration - Ben Amaba, Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) for Industrial Sector, Watson & Cloud Platform, and Dennis Miller, North America Industrial Sector Blockchain Technical Lead/Watson and Cloud Platform, IBM
9:30 am: Evolving Talent Requirements: Aligning Workforce Development with Emerging Technologies - Abe Eshkenazi, CEO, APICS
10:15 am: Showcase Exhibitor Introductions
10:30 am: Technology Showcase
12:00 pm: Lunch and Networking
1:00 pm: DMDII Project Spotlight: An Analytics Based Supply Chain Risk and Event Management Decision Support Framework – Jeff Tazelaar, Digital Fulfillment Center Director, The Dow Chemical Company
1:45 pm: Technology Demonstration
2:15 pm: Panel Discussion - Blockchain Use Cases for Manufacturing Supply Chains
3:30 pm: Guest Speaker
4:15 pm: Recap and Discussion
4:45 pm Technology Showcase & Networking Reception