PLENARY PROGRAM: Morning Sessions

8:40am – 9:30am Technology disruption in the supply chain


Blockchain, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics are all technologies business leaders are trying to make sense of today. Learn from international and local experts on the technological disruptions that are shaping our domestic and international supply chains. SPEAKERS James Hulse – Coles




9:30am – 10:20am Standards in freight and logistics


A panel session of key transport operators and customers discussing freight visibility, productivity and efficient e-fulfilment to create an excellent customer experience. We will discuss the National Freight & Supply Chain strategy and why Australia needs one and the benefits of adopting standards in the digitalisation of the freight sector. SPEAKERS Kate Carnell – ASBFEO (Syd) Michele McCulloch – Aloe Beauty Pty Limited (Syd)




10.20am – 11:30am Traceability and safety trends


The ability to track and trace the history of products and shipments is becoming a foundational business capability for businesses to survive in today's economy. Whether it be fighting illicit trade, ensuring safety, supporting claims and meeting local or internationl regulations. Learn how GS1 Standards are providing the foundations for global traceability systems with support from indsutry, solution providers and regulators. SPEAKERS Alison Verhoeven – AHHA Neville Board – Dept of Health & Human
Services, Prof. John Skerritt – Dept of Health Tony Abbenante – Dept of Health & Human Services Brett Henderson – AusIndustry Jeff Denton – AmerisourceBergen Corporation Rod Treadwell –HealthShare NSW Sandra Cook – ACT Health (Syd) Tim Kelsey – ADHA Angela Ryan – ADHA, Peter
O’Halloran – ACT Health James Grant – QLD Health Maryanne Molenaar – Eastern Health




11.30am – 12:20pm Digital commerce


Learn how engaging consumer focused product content, efficient fullfilment, accurate product master data and product discovery is being improved by businesses around the world through the use of standards and the benefits they are seeing. SPEAKERS Kate Conroy – Google





FOOD & BEVERAGE

Innovation and automation, the new world of supply chain. What does best practice look like and what’s on the horizon? Global and local industry leaders will share their insights on the changing landscape. They will also discuss how data management has become the central ingredient to most effectively manage products throughout the supply chain lifecycle for traditional retail and Ecommerce platforms.

THE NEW WORLD OF SUPPLY CHAIN (Automation/Innovation) 1:10pm – 1:35pm Industry Session 01 1:35pm – 2:00pm Panel Session


As retailers increasingly move toward warehouse automation, suppliers need to know what this transformation means for them so they can prepare for new ways of doing business. SPEAKERS James Hulse, Coles PANELLISTS James Hulse, Coles




DATA AND DIGITAL IN THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE SUPPLY CHAIN 2.00pm – 2.20pm Industry Session 02 2:20pm – 2:50pm Panel Session


Explore the digital challenges shaping the future of global supply chains in the Food and Beverage industry. SPEAKERS Robert Beideman, GS1. Head of EPCglobal, Inc. PANELLISTS Robert Beideman, GS1. Head of EPCglobal, Inc.




CHANGING RETAIL LANDSCAPE 3:10pm – 3:35pm Industry Session 03 3:35pm – 4:00pm Panel Session


Listen to retailers and suppliers discuss the changing retail landscape and the role technological disruptions play. SPEAKERS John Bacon, Coles (Melb) PANELLISTS John Bacon, Coles (Melb)




4:00pm – 4:10pm


Wrap and close




4:10pm


Drinks





ONLINE RETAIL

Explore some of the current trends impacting organisations’ digital channel execution, customer experience and inventory visibility as well as leveraging the power and reach of marketplaces. The session will address business considerations for small businesses as well as large enterprises.

KEEPING THE CONSUMER IN FOCUS 1:10pm – 1:35pm Industry Session 01 1:35pm – 2:00pm Panel Session


What do consumers want from retailers and brands these days? • Seamless experience • Simple view of inventory • Technology that supports both of these needs This session will look at technology deployments from major global companies in the form of case studies. See what has been achieved, and what can be achieved, when the consumer is at the heart of these deployments. Stacey Shulman (Intel US) has had a decorated career in driving transformational change through technological deployments such as RFID. Nathan Alexander (Seafolly) and George Moenmvasitis (Solos) will share what Seafolly is currently trialling in Bondi and how this has driven a deeper consumer engagement. SPEAKERS Stacey Shulman, Intel USA PANELLISTS Nathan Alexander, Seafolly George Moenmvasitis, Solos




SMALL BUSINESS 2.00pm – 2.20pm Industry Session 02 2:20pm – 2:50pm Panel Session


Small business remains the hub of Australian retail, representing 33% of industry employment and 29% of sector GDP. However, the landscape is being disrupted, as international players extend into the domestic market through brick & mortar and the growth of E commerce brings both global competition and more accessible overseas opportunity. Retail small businesses are increasingly turning to digital channels to extend their reach, either via marketplaces or direct to consumers through owned online channels reaching international markets. Barbara Cullen will deliver the opening speech for the presentation, Small Business at the Melbourne conference and will participate in the panel discussion. Kate Carnell will deliver the opening speech for the industry session 'Small Business' at the Sydney event and will also participate in the panel discussion with representatives from Alibaba, Private Label Australia and Aloe Beauty Australia. SPEAKERS Jekin Patel, Amazon (Syd) PANELLISTS Kate Carnell, Small Business Ombudsman (Syd) James Hudson, Alibaba Calliope Sofianopoulos, Private Label Australia Michele McCulloch, Aloe Beauty Australia (Syd)




GROWTH AND GROWTH OF MARKET PLACES 3:10pm – 3:35pm Industry Session 03 3:35pm – 4:00pm Panel Session


Marketplaces as a channel to consumer have been growing exponentially in recent years, globally X% in the X years from 201X to 201X. Amazon & E-bay now account for 43% of total US E-commerce Market and Alibaba accounts for 86% in China. Consumers benefit from expanded assortment, price competition and convenience. Sellers are provided with reach to a far wider, global audience. Marketplaces as a channel may not be as evolved in Australia as in other global markets, but this is changing. In this session we explore both the potential challenges and opportunity this brings for Australian retailers. Hear from Jekin Patel (Amazon) in Sydney around what is driving Amazon’s local success. He will be join by expert panellists from Channel Advisor (Simon Kelly) and Google (Kate Conroy). In Melbourne, we will be joined by senior experts from The Nile (Jethro Marks), Catch of the Day (Richard Whetton) as well as Channel Advisor (Simon Kelly). SPEAKERS Jekin Patel, Amazon (Syd) PANELLISTS Simon Kelly,Channel Advisor Richard Whetton, Catch (Melb) Jethro Marks, The Nile (Melb) Jekin Patel, Amazon (Syd) Kate Conroy, Google (Syd)




4:00pm – 4:10pm


Wrap and close




4:10pm


Drinks





HEALTHCARE

RAIL


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RAIL

HEALTHCARE


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





FOOD & BEVERAGE

RAIL


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





PLENARY PROGRAM: Morning Sessions

Explore some of the current trends impacting organisations’ digital channel execution, customer experience and inventory visibility as well as leveraging the power and reach of marketplaces. The session will address business considerations for small businesses as well as large enterprises.

KEEPING THE CONSUMER IN FOCUS 1:10pm – 1:35pm Industry Session 01 1:35pm – 2:00pm Panel Session


What do consumers want from retailers and brands these days? • Seamless experience • Simple view of inventory • Technology that supports both of these needs This session will look at technology deployments from major global companies in the form of case studies. See what has been achieved, and what can be achieved, when the consumer is at the heart of these deployments. Stacey Shulman (Intel US) has had a decorated career in driving transformational change through technological deployments such as RFID. Nathan Alexander (Seafolly) and George Moenmvasitis (Solos) will share what Seafolly is currently trialling in Bondi and how this has driven a deeper consumer engagement. SPEAKERS Stacey Shulman, Intel USA PANELLISTS Nathan Alexander, Seafolly George Moenmvasitis, Solos




SMALL BUSINESS 2.00pm – 2.20pm Industry Session 02 2:20pm – 2:50pm Panel Session


Small business remains the hub of Australian retail, representing 33% of industry employment and 29% of sector GDP. However, the landscape is being disrupted, as international players extend into the domestic market through brick & mortar and the growth of E commerce brings both global competition and more accessible overseas opportunity. Retail small businesses are increasingly turning to digital channels to extend their reach, either via marketplaces or direct to consumers through owned online channels reaching international markets. Barbara Cullen will deliver the opening speech for the presentation, Small Business at the Melbourne conference and will participate in the panel discussion. Kate Carnell will deliver the opening speech for the industry session 'Small Business' at the Sydney event and will also participate in the panel discussion with representatives from Alibaba, Private Label Australia and Aloe Beauty Australia. SPEAKERS Jekin Patel, Amazon (Syd) PANELLISTS Kate Carnell, Small Business Ombudsman (Syd) James Hudson, Alibaba Calliope Sofianopoulos, Private Label Australia Michele McCulloch, Aloe Beauty Australia (Syd)




GROWTH AND GROWTH OF MARKET PLACES 3:10pm – 3:35pm Industry Session 03 3:35pm – 4:00pm Panel Session


Marketplaces as a channel to consumer have been growing exponentially in recent years, globally X% in the X years from 201X to 201X. Amazon & E-bay now account for 43% of total US E-commerce Market and Alibaba accounts for 86% in China. Consumers benefit from expanded assortment, price competition and convenience. Sellers are provided with reach to a far wider, global audience. Marketplaces as a channel may not be as evolved in Australia as in other global markets, but this is changing. In this session we explore both the potential challenges and opportunity this brings for Australian retailers. Hear from Jekin Patel (Amazon) in Sydney around what is driving Amazon’s local success. He will be join by expert panellists from Channel Advisor (Simon Kelly) and Google (Kate Conroy). In Melbourne, we will be joined by senior experts from The Nile (Jethro Marks), Catch of the Day (Richard Whetton) as well as Channel Advisor (Simon Kelly). SPEAKERS Jekin Patel, Amazon (Syd) PANELLISTS Simon Kelly,Channel Advisor Richard Whetton, Catch (Melb) Jethro Marks, The Nile (Melb) Jekin Patel, Amazon (Syd) Kate Conroy, Google (Syd)




4:00pm – 4:10pm


Wrap and close




4:10pm


Drinks





HEALTHCARE


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





HEALTHCARE


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





RAIL


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





RAIL


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Blockchain, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics are all technologies business leaders are trying to make sense of today. Learn from international and local experts on the technological disruptions that are shaping our domestic and international supply chains.

STANDARDS IN FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS

A panel session of key transport operators and customers discussing freight visibility, productivity and efficient e-fulfilment to create an excellent customer experience. We will discuss the National Freight & Supply Chain strategy and why Australia needs one and the benefits of adopting standards in the digitalisation of the freight sector.

TRACEABILITY AND SAFETY TRENDS

The ability to track and trace the history of products and shipments is becoming a foundational business capabity for businesses to survive in today's economy. Whether it be fighting illicit trade, ensuring safety, supporting claims and meeting local or international regulations. Learn how GS1 standards are providing the foundations for global traceability systems with support from industry, solution providers and regulators.

DIGITAL COMMERCE

Learn how engaging consumer focused product content, efficient fulfilment, accurate product master data and product discovery is being improved by businesses around the world through the use of standards and the benefits they are seeing.

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FOOD & BEVERAGE

Innovation and automation, the new world of supply chain. What does best practice look like and what’s on the horizon? Global and local industry leaders will share their insights on the changing landscape. They will also discuss how data management has become the central ingredient to most effectively manage products throughout the supply chain lifecycle for traditional retail and Ecommerce platforms.

ONLINE RETAIL

We’ll explore some of the current trends impacting organisations’ digital channel execution, customer experience and inventory visibility as well as leveraging the power and reach of marketplaces. The session will address business considerations for small businesses as well as large enterprises.

HEALTHCARE

With increased focus on ‘digitizing’ healthcare, the continued emphasis on safety and the need for efficiency improvement, bridging the gaps between the supply chain and other parts of the health ecosystem has never been more important. To meet the challenges of traceability, interoperability, data, global harmonisation and the demand of tomorrow's ‘digital’ healthcare, real collaboration is crucial. This session is designed to bring together stakeholders and thought leaders to support our transformation process.

RAIL

Time to "Get on Board":  Project i-TRACE is steaming ahead; rail industry leaders have delivered a clear message that 2019 is the year to Get on Board with i-TRACE. Be prepared to be informed, educated and inspired as the industry comes together to discuss this important digitalisation initiative.

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