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The conference will be held under the theme ‘Supply Chain 4.0: Maximizing Performance through Technology’ on 13-15 April 2020 at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Now in its 12th edition, the annual GPCA Supply Chain Conference will return to Dubai on 13-15 April building on its success and established reputation over the years, and focusing on the role of digital transformations in chemical supply chains, also known as Supply Chain 4.0.

The conference will dig deeper into the opportunities for maximizing supply chain performance through the adoption of technology as well as the pre-requisites for successfully integrating digitalization to develop an agile and robust supply chain.

The three-day event will begin with a ‘Women in supply chain’ session and facilitate a ‘Leadership dialogue on the new era of the digital supply chain and how it will transform existing business areas’. The main conference will kick off on day one, 14 April, with a keynote address by Dr. Michele Pisaroni, Group Leader Data Analytics, Sauber Motorsport, on ‘Enablers for the adoption of supply chain 4.0’.

Four must-attend masterclasses will invite delegates to ‘Rethink supply chain’, explore the ‘Digital innovation – Meeting customers’ needs’, delve into ‘Driving efficiency through sustainable supply chains’ and provide an update on the ‘Impact of IMO 2020 on global petrochemical supply chains’

With over 300 delegates from more than 125 companies in 20 countries attending the conference in 2019, the GPCA Supply Chain Conference is the go-to event for supply chain professionals in the chemical and petrochemical industry in the Arabian Gulf and beyond.

With more real-world examples from partners in the value chain, this conference will take delegates beyond theories and will highlight case studies and strategies for a successful digital transformation.

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