EXCHAiNGE – The Supply Chainers‘ Community Summit

8th International Supply Chain Summit, 10-11 November 2020

Management 4.0 – New Work & Digital Business


EXCHAiNGE links the latest trends to the core functions of the supply chain—for real-world relevance. As an established networking platform, EXCHAiNGE enables the personal exchange of valuable case studies and illuminating roundtables:

  • Genuine exchange among genuine experts
  • Issues that challenge us and help us grow
  • Leading representatives from business and academic communities

EXCHAiNGE brings together experts in interactive programs and makes user experiences tangible: a real-time, real-world exchange.

Join the community!

What is EXCHAiNGE?

  • Interactive workshops on ecosystems & networks, innovation & collaboration, “new work” culture & mindsets, sustainable business practices, and targeted digital technologies
  • Concrete solutions from managers and decision-makers with real-world approaches
  • Space and time for an open exchange of experiences
  • Networking in an intimate environment
  • Meetup for experts, innovators, enablers, and movers & shakers from the business and academic communities

Programme 2020

10:00 a.m.
Official opening of Hypermotion 2020 with government and business representatives

11:45 a.m.
Opening of EXCHAiNGE 2020

Welcome: Dr. Petra Seebauer, Managing Director, EUROEXPO Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, and Dr.-Ing. Volker Hillebrand, Supply Chain Expert, Principal, Höveler Holzmann Consulting GmbH

Keynote: Ilse Henne, Member of Executive Board for Materials Services, CTO, Member of Executive Board, thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH

12:15 p.m.
Supply Chain Best Practices: Behind the Scenes with Movers and Shakers (Part 1)

Presentation of Finalists, Supply Chain Management Award 2020

Moderator: Matthias Pieringer, Editor-in-Chief, LOGISTIK HEUTE, HUSS-VERLAG GmbH

2:00 p.m.
Supply Chain Best Practices: Behind the Scenes with Movers and Shakers (Part 2)

Presentation of Finalists, Smart Solution Awar d 2020

Moderator: Matthias Pieringer, Editor-in-Chief, LOGISTIK HEUTE, HUSS-VERLAG GmbH

3:15–4:45 p.m.
Ecosystems & Networks in the Supply Chainers Community – Resilience in the Supply Chain: Innovations for Resilience and Responsiveness

Moderator: Dr.-Ing. Volker Hillebrand, Principal, Höveler Holzmann Consulting GmbH

10:30 a.m.
Recap of first day and preview of second day

10:40 a.m.
Technology & Innovation in the Supply Chain: 5G as an Enabler for Smart Cities

Moderator: Dr. Kerstin Höfle, VP of Portfolio & Innovation Management, Körber Supply Chain GmbH

12:10 p.m.
Live-Interviews with experts from
Heureka Business Solutions GmbH, Linde Material Handling GmbH and Logward GmbH & Co. KG

1:00 p.m.
New Work—Culture & Mindsets: Digital Management

Presented by: Bettina Bohlmann, Business Psychologist and Supply Chain Expert, Managing Partner of 3p procurement branding GmbH

2:15 p.m.
Live-Interview with supply-chain-expert Stefan Schrauf, Operations EMEA Lead, PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH

2:30 p.m.
Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Fit for the Future Thanks to the Circular Economy – Successful Initiatives of Sustainable Business Models

Moderator: Andrea Walbert, Managing Partner, PMI Production Management Institute

3:45 p.m.
Conference recap & wrap-up with transition to Award Night

Moderator: Dr.-Ing. Volker Hillebrand, Principal, Höveler Holzmann Consulting GmbH

4:15–5:00 p.m.
Award Night ceremony with presentations:

Supply Chain Management Award & Smart Solution Award 2020

Moderators: Dr. Petra Seebauer, Managing Director of EUROEXPO Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, and Harald Geimer, Partner, PwC Management Consulting

Keynote: Dr. Patric Spethmann, Executive Board/COO, Marc O’Polo AG

Presenters: Jan Axt, Vice President of Automotive SCM Strategy & Innovation, Continental AG, and Tobias Buxhoidt, Founder & CEO, parcelLab GmbH

Ilse Henne

Ilse Henne

CTO thyssenkrupp Material Services

Dr. Patric Spethmann

Dr. Patric Spethmann

COO Marc O’Polo

Winners of the Supply Chain Awards 2019

Last year, Continental convinced the jury with its supply chain vision „Fast Forward 2030“ for the automotive group and received the Supply Chain Management Award 2019. The Munich-based startup parcelLab was awarded the Smart Solution Award 2019 for its solution to improve the customer experience in the post-checkout process.

Glückliche Gewinner des Supply Chain Management Awards 2019
The award winners Continental and parcelLab as well as the other finalists Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services, Magazino, Metrilus, Nokia, Robert Bosch and shipcloud together with the jury were pleased about their honours at the Supply Chain Awards 2019 (Picture credits: EUROEXPO Messe- und Kongress-GmbH)

Supporters of EXCHAiNGE 2019

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