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Event Registration - Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Supply Chain Planning

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Date:
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Central Daylight Time
Description:Accurate supply chain planning is more difficult to achieve than ever before. The pace of change in products, seasons, and consumer taste is unprecedented. The omnichannel age has brought a new level of complexity. Manufacturers, retailers, and distributors are finding it increasingly difficult to draw on data from multiple sources and turn it into accurate forecasts.  DFW CSCMP is excited to host keynote speaker Rich Sherman of Tata Consultancy Services at a premier venue, the National Video Game Museum in Frisco.  Arrive early to visit the museum and practice avoiding pitfalls in the 80’s style arcade, one of many features of the museum.  Visit the DFW CSCMP website for more details.
Address:
National Video Game Museum
8004 North Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034
UNITED STATES
Event Description

Presenter: Richard Sherman, Senior Fellow, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence at Tata Consultancy Services

*Note: Registrations are capped at 40 due to space limitations*

Accurate supply chain planning is more difficult to achieve than ever before. The pace of change in products, seasons, and consumer taste is unprecedented. The omnichannel age has brought a new level of complexity to patterns of demand. Manufacturers, retailers, and distributors are finding it increasingly difficult to draw on data from multiple sources and turn it into accurate forecasts.


So how do we derive order from this chaos of information?

How do we align all parts of the supply chain to create customer-focused organizations that can quickly adapt to shifting demand?
In this session, we’ll discuss:

1. Common pain points and pitfalls for supply chain planners
2. How the lines between planning and execution are beginning to blur
3. The benefits of integrating supply chain planning across the organization (integrating units like finance and sales)
4. How disruptive technologies will shape the supply chain of the future

Venue Info:
http://www.nvmusa.org/
8004 North Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034

Event officially begins at 5:30 but feel free to arrive ahead of time to browse the museum. Event end at 7:30pm.

The National Videogame Museum (NVM) is the only museum in America dedicated to the history of the videogame industry. The museum provides a physical location that interactively displays the history and impact on popular culture that videogames have had on the public. The museum features more than 100,000 videogame consoles, games, artifacts and more than 25 years of historical documents and data archives. The museum spans 10,000-square-feet, includes a gift shop and features more than 20 displays and has a normal entry price of $12 (included in your registration for the CSCMP event).

What You Get With Your Event Registration:

Dinner and drinks
Networking and a keynote address
   Access to the museum ($12 value)
A guided tour of the museum
Four tokens for use in the 80’s arcade.Additional tokens are available for purchase in the arcade for $.25.
Full use of the museum before, during and after the meeting - the entire day
A $2 discount coupon to bring their entire family back (up to six people)
A high score tournament on a arcade machine or console game with a prize for the best score

Speaker Biography:

An author and thought leader on supply chain management, Rich’s book Supply Chain Transformation: Practical Roadmap for Best Practice Results (Wiley, 2012) is praised as a great read transformation. Rich launched the SC advisory services for AMR Research leading in the development of the SCOR® model, founding the Supply Chain Council, and serving on its Board and as Director of North America. Rich has held senior management positions with market leading technology and consulting corporations. Rich received his BA and MA from the University of Notre Dame.

 

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