2021 WESTERN CANADA

SUPPLY CHAIN WEEK

A Celebration of the People Powering Supply Chains

What is Supply Chain Week?

Supply Chain Week has been proclaimed during May, to recognize and to celebrate an industry that keeps the world moving forward.

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ABOUT THE EVENT

The premier event of the 2021 7th annual Western Canada Supply Chain Week, was a great success! The work we do in the supply chain industry is only as good as the people who do it! Thank you to all our presenters and more than 500 attendees who joined us in A Celebration of the People Powering Supply Chains!

Based on the success of our Risk & Resiliency Webinar Series that attracted over 400 companies and over 1,100 professionals in supply chain, the Institutes of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have combined their efforts again to showcase individuals and companies from industry, trade and the logistics services sector.

Supply chain professionals shared their stories from their areas of expertise, which shines a light on the diversity of end-to-end supply chain management activities and raises awareness of career options.

2021 theme, “A Celebration of the People Powering Supply Chains” reflected the Institutes’ belief that successful organizations have adapted to shifting organizational needs in an efficient and effective way to improve their customer experience.

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace at which supply chain professionals need to respond to customer needs and ever-changing market conditions. This conference gave members from every sector multiple learning opportunities that provided high value through sharing their personal stories and best practices. Attendees left the week-long event reinvigorated, motivated, and energized so they can return to their organizations with some new and innovative ideas to share and implement.

Our Goal

To provide best-in-class learning opportunities for Supply Chain Week attendees. The line up of presentations will be diverse and practical. Presenters will be those who were involved directly in achieving the results.

NEW Conference Virtual Format

Supply Chain Week follows a well-proven format for providing excellent learning, sharing, and networking experiences. For this year, Supply Chain Canada is taking your conference participation to the next level by offering a user-guided virtual experience through cloud-based Remo Conference software.

Expected Take-Aways

Connection – Develop an expanded your network and build long-term personal and organizational relationships.

Practitioner to practitioner shared experiences – Learn, firsthand, how peers have innovated and successfully implemented models, practices, tools, or strategies to meet the changing needs of customers.

Use what is learned – Put into action the information shared, and the knowledge gained from the event immediately.

SAVE THE DATE

BECOME A SPONSOR

By choosing to participate as a conference partner, you’ll play a significant role in the delivery of this premier learning event. Supply Chain Week will better equip attendees and their organizations to take on and overcome any type of challenge and succeed. As a conference partner, consider the following exclusive benefits in recognition of your highly-visible leadership. Join us for 2022 Western Canada Supply Chain Week.

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HOW CAN I TAKE PART IN SUPPLY CHAIN WEEK?

As a participant, choose the session(s) you would like to attend from the list of events. You can then register simply by clicking on the button below the event profile and will then receive an e-mail confirmation.

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Monday, May 10, 2021

CONFERENCE
ONLINE KICKOFF

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

STORYTELLING
ON CAREERS

9 AM MDT

FROM LAGGING TO LEADING

How the City of Edmonton is Innovating in the Public Sector

1 PM MDT

BIPOC

Representation in Supply Chain

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

STORYTELLING
ON DIGITIZATION

9 AM MDT

SWISS ARMY KNIFE

Multi-Functional, Multi-Faceted – Just Like a SCM Professional

9 AM MDT

APPLIED MACHINE LEARNING JOURNEY
DATA ANALYTICS

To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before

11 AM MDT

‘WAR STORIES FROM THE FIELD’

The Future of Outsourcing Agreements

1 PM MDT

TRAINS, PLANES & AUTOMOBILES

Risks Are Rising in the
Global Supply Chain

Thursday, May 13, 2021

STORYTELLING
ON THE FUTURE

9 AM MDT

DEMYSTIFYING PORTS

Everything You Need to Know About Canada’s Marine Ports

9 AM MDT

INSPIRING CHANGE IN CREATING A BETTER FUTURE

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

12 PM MDT

SASKATCHEWAN
MEMBERS’ AGM LUNCHEON

Exclusive to Saskatchewan Members Only

1:30 PM MDT

JOHN GORMLEY

Saskatchewan Powering Through the Pandemic:
Lessons Learned From a Year Like No Other

Friday, May 14, 2021

CONFERENCE
CLOSING

Networking
Celebrating
Socializing

11 AM MDT

SUPPLY CHAIN
SHOWDOWN

Come join our version
of Family Feud!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

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Lounge Sponsors

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Partner

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