Gartner Announces Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017

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What: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017

When: May 23-25, 2017

Where: JW Marriot Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ.

Details: Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis. Organizational survival depends on the ability to anticipate, adapt and transform supply chains to deliver reliability and performance.

At the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams will learn how to recognize the impacts of disruptions and create transformational strategies that empower the organization to exceed performance expectations.

Through five tracks focused on the biggest supply chain challenges and priorities, supply chain leaders will learn how to aspire, challenge and transform in a disruptive world:

A. Strategy and Leadership

B. Supply Chain Innovation

C. Supply Chain Planning

D. Customer Service and Logistics

E. Supplier Management and Manufacturing

On Monday, May 22nd, a special Industry value chain exchange series will be taking place with deep dive sessions on the following industries:

  • Healthcare
  • Consumer-Retail
  • High-Tech Manufacturing


  • Gartner Keynote: ACT: Aspire, Challenge and Transform in a Disruptive World – Gartner analysts Michael Burkett, & Debra Hofman
  • Guest Keynote: Setting the New Standard in Healthcare Kathy Wengel, worldwide vice president, Johnson & Johnson
  • Guest Keynote: Developing Supply Chain Talent for the Future Nicole Jefferies, Global Supply Chain Operations Executive, Lenovo
  • Guest Keynote: Change is Good: Making the Most of Unexpected Opportunities Troy Aikman, former quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys
  • Guest Keynote: Leveraging the Links in Your Supply Chain Major General Vincent E. Boles, U.S. Army (Retired)

The Solution Showcase at the event will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and fast-paced presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference website. Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at

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About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior information technology (IT) leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to supply chain professionals, digital marketing professionals and technology investors, Gartner is the valuable partner to clients in more than 10,000 distinct enterprises. Gartner works with clients to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual roles. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has almost 9,000 associates, including 1,900 research analysts and consultants, operating in more than 90 countries. For more information, visit


Christy Pettey, 408-709-8220


Christy Pettey, 408-709-8220