Monday 15 April 2019 | Day 0

11:00 – 12:00

Registration

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12:00 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

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Sustainability in Supply Chains

14:00 – 14:20

Step by step to a connected world

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Role of SC in enabling a circular economy

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Case study: Enhanced ROI from green investments

Conference session

15:00 – 15:20

Gulf SQAS: GPCA’s contribution to regional supply chain sustainability

Conference session

15:20 – 15:40

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | Day 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

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09:00 – 09:05

Housekeeping announcements

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SipChem

09:05 – 09:20

Welcome remarks

Conference session

Session 1: The future of chemical supply chains

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 – 10:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

10:20 – 10:50

Networking break

Social networking

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Session 2: Supply Chain 4.0 – A new adventure

10:50 – 11:10

Impact of industry 4.0 on the chemicals supply chain

Conference session

11:10 – 11:30

Value enhancing sales and operation planning

Conference session

11:30 – 11:50

Enhancing customer experience through digitalization

Conference session

11:50 – 12:10

Blockchain: A game changer for SCM

Conference session

12:10 – 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

12:30 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

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Masterclass 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 the digital age

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Masterclass 3-B: Supply chains of the future

14:00 – 14:20

3D printing and the supply chains of the future

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Enhancing customer experience through technology in after sales service

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

15:00 – 15:20

Networking break

Social networking

Sponsored by:
Borouge

Masterclass 4-A: Meeting the needs for a new supply chain in the GCC

15:20 – 15:40

Supply chain challenges of specialty chemicals handling in the GCC

Conference session

15:40 – 16:00

Supply Chain – Potential future innovations for dry chemical logistics in the GCC

Conference session

16:00 – 16:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

Masterclass 4-B: Boosting supply chains through artificial intelligence

15:20 – 15:40

Leveraging artificial intelligence for increased productivity and flexibility

Conference session

15:40 – 16:00

Value chain analytics – Margin optimization in the chemical industry enabled by AI

Conference session

16:00 – 16:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

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Borouge

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner and awards ceremony

Social networking

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Wednesday 17 April 2019 | Day 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

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09:00 – 09:05

Recap of day one

Conference session

09:05 – 09:15

Keynote session: Authorized economic operators – building trust, adding value

Conference session

Session 5: Building local content in GCC

09:15 – 09:35

Perspectives on value add and the role this plays in the GCC

Conference session

09:35 – 09:55

How to navigate across Saudi Arabia’s new business ecosystem while maximizing local content

Conference session

09:55 – 10:15

MODON enabling industry

Conference session

10:15 – 10:35

Panel discussion and Q&A

Social networking

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10:35 – 11:05

Networking break

Social networking

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Session 6: Automation and integration

11:05 – 11:25

SC control tower

Conference session

11:25 – 11:45

Supply Chain dashboards – Always underestimated and undervalued last piece

Conference session

11:45 – 12:05

Case study: Empowering intelligent and responsive supply chains

Conference session

12:05 – 12:25

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

12:25 – 12:40

Closing remarks

Conference session

12:40 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

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15 April 2019

Monday 15 April 2019 | Day 0

11:00 – 12:00

Registration

Sponsored by:

12:00 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Sponsored by:

Sustainability in Supply Chains

14:00 – 14:20

Step by step to a connected world

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Role of SC in enabling a circular economy

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Case study: Enhanced ROI from green investments

Conference session

15:00 – 15:20

Gulf SQAS: GPCA’s contribution to regional supply chain sustainability

Conference session

15:20 – 15:40

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

16 April 2019

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | Day 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

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09:00 – 09:05

Housekeeping announcements

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:05 – 09:20

Welcome remarks

Conference session

Session 1: The future of chemical supply chains

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 – 10:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

10:20 – 10:50

Networking break

Social networking

Sponsored by:

Session 2: Supply Chain 4.0 – A new adventure

10:50 – 11:10

Impact of industry 4.0 on the chemicals supply chain

Conference session

11:10 – 11:30

Value enhancing sales and operation planning

Conference session

11:30 – 11:50

Enhancing customer experience through digitalization

Conference session

11:50 – 12:10

Blockchain: A game changer for SCM

Conference session

12:10 – 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

12:30 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Sponsored by:

Masterclass 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 the digital age

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Masterclass 3-B: Supply chains of the future

14:00 – 14:20

3D printing and the supply chains of the future

Conference session

14:20 – 14:40

Enhancing customer experience through technology in after sales service

Conference session

14:40 – 15:00

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

15:00 – 15:20

Networking break

Social networking

Sponsored by:
Borouge

Masterclass 4-A: Meeting the needs for a new supply chain in the GCC

15:20 – 15:40

Supply chain challenges of specialty chemicals handling in the GCC

Conference session

15:40 – 16:00

Supply Chain – Potential future innovations for dry chemical logistics in the GCC

Conference session

16:00 – 16:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

Masterclass 4-B: Boosting supply chains through artificial intelligence

15:20 – 15:40

Leveraging artificial intelligence for increased productivity and flexibility

Conference session

15:40 – 16:00

Value chain analytics – Margin optimization in the chemical industry enabled by AI

Conference session

16:00 – 16:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

Sponsored by:
Borouge

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner and awards ceremony

Social networking

Sponsored by:
17 April 2019

Wednesday 17 April 2019 | Day 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Sponsored by:

09:00 – 09:05

Recap of day one

Conference session

09:05 – 09:15

Keynote session: Authorized economic operators – building trust, adding value

Conference session

Session 5: Building local content in GCC

09:15 – 09:35

Perspectives on value add and the role this plays in the GCC

Conference session

09:35 – 09:55

How to navigate across Saudi Arabia’s new business ecosystem while maximizing local content

Conference session

09:55 – 10:15

MODON enabling industry

Conference session

10:15 – 10:35

Panel discussion and Q&A

Social networking

Sponsored by:

10:35 – 11:05

Networking break

Social networking

Sponsored by:

Session 6: Automation and integration

11:05 – 11:25

SC control tower

Conference session

11:25 – 11:45

Supply Chain dashboards – Always underestimated and undervalued last piece

Conference session

11:45 – 12:05

Case study: Empowering intelligent and responsive supply chains

Conference session

12:05 – 12:25

Panel discussion and Q&A

Conference session

12:25 – 12:40

Closing remarks

Conference session

12:40 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

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