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 116th Conference Agenda
Networking in Plenary Meetings
Supply Chain disruptions & Risk Management

116 PlenaryVenueParticipants

Draft Agenda 116th Conference


Speakers Info in order of appearance

12:00 – 13:00  Lunch

13:00 – 13:45 Keynote: Building Resilience Against Supply Chain Disruptions by Mark Morley Industry Marketing Director at GXS
2011 was a tough year for high tech with both natural and political disasters disrupting global supply chains.  In response, companies have restructured their supply chains for greater resilience. New B2B tools are available now to enable unstructured supply chain communication, reducing risk. This session will provide examples of how companies have restructured their supply chains over the past 12 months and how B2B plays a critical role in this process.

13:45 – 14:30 Welcome/Intro/Introductions by Boudewijn Janssen, Amkor Technology, EDIFICE Chair

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 15:45 Efficient Quality Data Availability and Usage – Next Milestone towards a fully integrated Supply Chain by Ulrike Melzer, Senior Manager Business to Business Services at Infineon and Mario Müller, Head of Business Planning & E-Business at Siltronic

15:45 – 16:30 Beyond ITIL – How to reduce risk of Supply Chain Disruptions with Total Productive IT operations & Lean IT principles by Mark Reinhardt of Kuehne + Nagel
* Topics: 
Kuehne & Nagel and Supply Chains; Kuehne + Nagel and IT; The Concept of Lean IT; Adaption of KAIZEN Methods & Principles – The House of Lean IT; What kind of value can Lean IT provide to Supply Chains ?
* Conclusion – Can Lean IT reduce the risk of Supply Chain Disruptions? 

16:30 – 17:30  "enliteB2B" the EDIFICE light B2B enabler by Dane Manes, B2B Process Adoption Group Chair and Jan Fuchs, enliteB2B Architect

EDIFICE embarked on a study identifying the bottlenecks preventing the proliferation of B2B integration in all layers of the business. The results of the study revealed that B2B message standards currently available are too complex. This complexity is responsible to the high investment businesses have to make before they can participate in an integrated B2B exchange with their partners.
Under the umbrella of the enliteB2B program EDIFICE launched a first deliverable: the enliteB2B format for the purchase order, the ASN and the invoice messages. Today, EDIFICE is ready to release those definitions to its membership.

The enliteB2B format had to comply to the following criteria:
- The message can be produced or processed with one sequential write or read process
- The message must be human readable
- The message must be compatible with all existing middleware & managed service solutions
- Any spread sheet program must be able to open the message
- Any language can be used to define and use the messages.

EDIFICE is convinced that when consensus is found around the proposed enliteB2B messages, the investment required to participate in an integrated B2B program will be reduced by 90% in comparison to the investment required to work with other B2B standards and with 50% in comparison to proprietary formats.

20:00    116th Plenary Dinner sponsord by GXS - BBQ at Kempinski Beer Garten


Speakers Info in order of appearance

08:30 - 09:00  Coffee and Croissants breakfast

09:00 – 10:00  Panel Discussion around the Plenary theme

10:00 - 11:30 Break-Out session stream 1

  • BILL e-Invoicing: Do it yourself eInvoice compliance – learn how to set up your own compliance team in-house

  • EDIFICE Future Activities: Decide on the road map for the EDIFICE organisation

11:30 - 13:00 Break-Out sessions stream 2

  • BPA - B2B Process Adoption: enliteB2B program enrolment

  • ADC - Automatic Data Capture: this session will target on the format and content of Set Labels, Overpack Labels and Packing Lists as well as the application of Automatic Data Capture to these labels and documents

13:00 – 14:00 Buffet Lunch

14:00 - 14:45 Keynote: "Herding geese"  The story of the Information Supply Chain in the last decade presented by Matthew Walker.

Attendees to the presentation by GXS will be offered a no-charge signed copy of the book "Herding Geese”. 

14:45 – 15:30  Supply Chain Disruptions & Risk Management by Thorsten Domke Senior Director Customer Logistics Management at Infineon
Supply Chain risk management is getting more and more into focus. The presentation will explain the main reasons behind. For that, recent trends in Supply Chain management and the resulting need for a pro-active, integrated risk management are discussed. In the following, typical risks for disruptions are shown and their business impact is presented. Finally, operational risk management strategies are introduced and selected ones are presented in more detail.

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 EDIFICE Administration - Plenary session

  • Election EDIFICE Chair

  • Approval BILL Chair

  • 2011 Audit Report

  • Endorsements

    • enliteB2B guidelines

    • ADC Guideline

    • e-Invoicing Self-Assessment

  • AsiaB2B / EDIFICE Future Activities

 20:00  Wrap up Dinner 116th Plenary


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