Supply Chain Management Peer Group Meeting 

Digital Transformation of the Supply Chain 
May 08, 2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 
Learn how supply chain professionals are considering technology to improve efficiencies. 
     
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Description:

There are no shortages of technologies that promise to improve supply chains. At this meeting, we will be discussing how IOT (Internet of Things), Blockchain and other digitization methods are shaping the supply chain of the future and what is real currently and what are false promises.

Tentatively scheduled is GE Healthcare to present on how they are gathering and utilizing data within their logistics network to become more streamlined. A representative from UW-Madison will be speaking about Blockchain, specific to the overall supply chain, and give us an overview of how it can be applied. Similarly, member company Centare will be co-presenting with their partner Linqthingz and provide a case study on how IOT is being used in real world cases in the forecasting, inventory, logistics and distribution realms. Dan Crenin from GSQA will discuss the importance of data quality and touch upon how data is being used to make supply chains more transparent.

Participate in Customizing the Agenda: You’ll have the opportunity to play an active part in shaping the agenda for this session – and to maximize its relevance for you – by suggesting and selecting topics for break-out discussions. Once the agenda is complete, you choose the discussions you want to join. This will be a highly interactive session so come prepared to share your questions, challenges and insights!

Webcast Available: If you can't make it to the event in-person (or if in-person registration has reached capacity), you can still register to attend from your computer. This option allows you to view the presentations, while attending in person provides you with the opportunity to participate in break-out discussions, ask questions or take advantage of networking opportunities. To attend the webcast, click the "Register for webcast" button on this meeting's homepage. You will receive a confirmation email with the link to the webcast a week before the meeting.

 
Location:
Gordon Dining and Event Center, Second Floor 
Contact:
Jen Anderson, 608-890-1406, UWEBCevents@wisc.edu 

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