Monday 15 April 2019 | Day 0

12:00 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Sponsored by:
SipChem

14:00 – 14:20

GCC chemical SCs: Enabling a low carbon future

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Investing in sustainable SC: Realizing the economic benefits

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Case study: Enhanced ROI from green investments

Conference session

15:00 – 15:45

Q&A and attendee engagement

Panel

15:45 – 16:15

Joint declarations by GCC producers on pellet loss and GHG emission reduction targets

Conference session

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | Day 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:05

Housekeeping announcements

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:05 – 09:20

Welcome remarks

Conference session

Session 1: Keynotes

09:20 – 09:40

Keynote session 1: What does the SC of the future look like in the GCC?

Conference session

09:40 – 10:00

Keynote session 2: Strategies for SC 4.0 adoption

Conference session

10:00 – 10:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

Social networking

Session 2: Supply Chain 4.0 – A new adventure

11:00 – 11:20

Case study: Improved productivity through a connected supply chain

Conference session

11:20 – 11:40

Case study: One-stop shop for all logistics processes

Conference session

11:40 – 12:00

Enhancing customer experience through digitalization

Conference session

12:00 – 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

12:30 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Session 3-A: Enhancing procurement 4.0

14:00 – 14:20

Digital procurement: A strategy for profitability

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Creating procurement value in complexity

Conference session

14:40 – 15:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Session 3-B: Meeting the needs for a new supply chain in the GCC

14:00 – 14:20

A new set of complexities and challenges

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

14:20 – 14:40

SC capability requirements for specialty chemicals in the GCC

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

14:40 – 15:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner and awards

Social networking

Sponsored by:
Borouge

Wednesday 17 April 2019 | Day 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:00 – 09:05

Recap of day one

Conference session

Session 4: Localization – A regional trend

09:05 – 09:30

Keynote session 1: Enabling local content to support GCC national visions

Conference session

09:30 – 09:50

Keynote session 2: Powering innovation through digitalization

Conference session

09:50 – 10:30

Townhall debate: Outsourcing vs. localization

Conference session

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

Social networking

Session 5: Automation and integration

11:00 – 11:20

SC control tower

Conference session

11:20 – 11:40

Blockchain: A game changer for SCM

Conference session

11:40 – 12:30

Roundtable discussion: Opportunities for regional players to automate and integrate their SCs

Conference session

12:30 – 12:40

Closing remarks

Conference session

12:40 – 14:00

Networking lunch

Social networking

15 April 2019

Monday 15 April 2019 | Day 0

12:00 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Sponsored by:
SipChem

14:00 – 14:20

GCC chemical SCs: Enabling a low carbon future

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Investing in sustainable SC: Realizing the economic benefits

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Case study: Enhanced ROI from green investments

Conference session

15:00 – 15:45

Q&A and attendee engagement

Panel

15:45 – 16:15

Joint declarations by GCC producers on pellet loss and GHG emission reduction targets

Conference session

16 April 2019

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | Day 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:05

Housekeeping announcements

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:05 – 09:20

Welcome remarks

Conference session

Session 1: Keynotes

09:20 – 09:40

Keynote session 1: What does the SC of the future look like in the GCC?

Conference session

09:40 – 10:00

Keynote session 2: Strategies for SC 4.0 adoption

Conference session

10:00 – 10:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

Social networking

Session 2: Supply Chain 4.0 – A new adventure

11:00 – 11:20

Case study: Improved productivity through a connected supply chain

Conference session

11:20 – 11:40

Case study: One-stop shop for all logistics processes

Conference session

11:40 – 12:00

Enhancing customer experience through digitalization

Conference session

12:00 – 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

12:30 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Session 3-A: Enhancing procurement 4.0

14:00 – 14:20

Digital procurement: A strategy for profitability

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Creating procurement value in complexity

Conference session

14:40 – 15:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Session 3-B: Meeting the needs for a new supply chain in the GCC

14:00 – 14:20

A new set of complexities and challenges

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

14:20 – 14:40

SC capability requirements for specialty chemicals in the GCC

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

14:40 – 15:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner and awards

Social networking

Sponsored by:
Borouge
17 April 2019

Wednesday 17 April 2019 | Day 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:00 – 09:05

Recap of day one

Conference session

Session 4: Localization – A regional trend

09:05 – 09:30

Keynote session 1: Enabling local content to support GCC national visions

Conference session

09:30 – 09:50

Keynote session 2: Powering innovation through digitalization

Conference session

09:50 – 10:30

Townhall debate: Outsourcing vs. localization

Conference session

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

Social networking

Session 5: Automation and integration

11:00 – 11:20

SC control tower

Conference session

11:20 – 11:40

Blockchain: A game changer for SCM

Conference session

11:40 – 12:30

Roundtable discussion: Opportunities for regional players to automate and integrate their SCs

Conference session

12:30 – 12:40

Closing remarks

Conference session

12:40 – 14:00

Networking lunch

Social networking