Throughout the day today (Thursday 14th May), the third edition of the Supply Chain Leadership Forum is being held in Barcelona, organized by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Spain. Under the title of “Driving Excellence in Global Markets with Aligned Supply Chains”, the event welcomes prestigious companies such as Apple and internationally-renowned speakers such as Joseph F. Paris. Running from 09:00 to 18:00, the event is run in English with simultaneous translation.
EAE Business School supports the Forum in the form of sponsorship and the School of a member of the CSCMP, together with other multinationals in the sector, such as DHL, GrupoUno CTC, Ingenico Group, ASM, ToolsGroup, Seur and Michael Page. Moreover, EAE is taking an active role in the proceedings with the participation of Guillermo Oliva, a lecturer at the School, who gave a presentation entitled “Transportation, Distribution & Warehousing Innovation Roundtable” which is scheduled to begin at around 15:00, at which he will share the table with Benjamín Calzón, General Director of SEUR GeoPost.
The third Supply Chain Leadership Forum is set to become a meeting point where over 100 C-level executives can share their knowledge and perspectives on ways to promote excellence in the markets in which they compete with aligned supply chains. As a new development this year, the event strives to promote interaction with the participants. With this in mind, during the presentation, a number of questions will be put forward and the audience can vote of the response that best reflects their reality through an interactive system. As such, the speakers will gain insight into the aspects that are of the greatest interest among the attendees, discussing the results and generating debate.
The CSCMP is a global non-profit association whose members are all Supply Chain professional. Although the association’s headquarters is in the United States, it has a strong presence in 68 countries across all five continents, and currently has over 9,000 members. In the two previous editions of the Roundtable held in Spain, there were over 130 participants registered at each, with highly-respected speakers such as John Gattorna (2013) and David Simchi-Levi (2014), as well as Supply Chain executives at leading companies such as Capsa, Desigual and HP, among others.
EAE provides certification as a Supply Chain Management professional in the two Operations and Logistics programme it runs, the Master in Supply Chain Management in both the Full Time and Executive formats, awarding SCPro Level One certification of the CSCMP on completion of the Master.