Day One Morning March 25th

Chairman’s Remark :Don Wirth,Former Vice President - Global Operations,Corporate Supply Chains, Dupont


National Standards and Relevant Regulations on Dangerous Goods Transport

Chen Zhengcai, Senior Engineer and Director of Transport and Safety Section,Department of Waterway Transportation


Supply Chain Network Design Structural Archetyping for Economic Success

Don Wirth,Former Vice President - Global Operations, Corporate Supply Chains, Dupont


Advancing Human Capital to Drive Innovation and Developing Skill Sets for Increasingly Complex Supply Chains

●Strengthening the talent pipeline through proactive early career development

●Developing Supply Chain professionals throughout their careers using the‘Competency and Career’ framework

●Applied Learning Model – Building capabilities to collaborate Horizontally across the value chain to drive business Innovation

David A. Demers,Distinguished Faculty Associate in Supply Chain Pen State Executive Programs,Smeal School of Business,

The PennsylvaniaState University

Mark Tarrant, Global Supply Chain Center of Excellence,Asia Head,SABIC


Coffee Break


Working in a network:  B2B – Collaboration Management

Frank Jenner,Managing Partner,Ernst &Young


Logistics & Transportation Services Sourcing for a Fragmented Enterprise in China

Kevin M. Land,Vice President Global Solutions,Odyssey Logistics


Supply Chain Network Optimization and Greenfield Plant Site Selection Process in West of China.

Jerry Zhang,Supply Chain Director, AkzoNoble.

Day one Afternoon March 25th


Keynote Speech :

Collaboration & the Supply Network Dynamic

●From Company to Company Competition to Ecosystem of Supply Chains

Robert Blackburn, President, Supply Chain & Information Services, BASF Group


Purchasing Resource Internationalization and Procurement Team Building

Guangwu Kou, Member of the Board; Executive Vice President, Wanhua Chemical Group


Challenges in Supply Chain Innovation Keeping Pace With Enterprise Reform
● Dynamic changes in marketplace will need continual enterprise reform
● This reform should logically also include at least adaptation if not Innovation in supply Chains
● Why is it difficult for supply chains to adapt? What are the challenges and why do they arise?
● What can we do to have supply chains that are flexible and adaptive?

Sukumar Narasimhan, SVP-Supply Chain, Reliance Industries


Coffee Break


Dow Chemical logistics Challenges and Opportunities

●DOW logistics outlook

●Challenges and opportunities

●Business/operation optimizations

●Our plan

●Supplier engagement program-Dow S4tar

Carey He,China Supply Chain Director, Dow Chemical


Innovation Through Your Supply Chain – An Unconventional Perspective.

Jonathan Zhang, Director, Supply Chain Management, Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting


Panel Discussion: Big Data and Chemical Supply Chain

Big Data in Chemical Supply Chain Operations

Data Capture – Sources & Methods

New Corporate Skill Set – Organizational Strategy

Mobile & Cloud Applications

●Collaboration Best Practices / Examples

Moderator: Frank Jenner,Managing Partner,Ernst &Young


Robert Blackburn, President, Supply Chain Operations & Information Service, BASF

Guangwu Kou, Member of the Board; Executive Vice President, Wanhua Chemical

Don Wirth, Vice President - Global Operations, Corporate Supply Chains, DuPont

Sukumar Narasimhan, SVP- Supply Chain, Reliance Industries


Closing Words


Gala Dinner

Day Two Morning March 26th


Chairman’s Remark :David A. Demers, The Pennsylvania State University


The Drive for Flexibility and Agility in the Petrochemcial Supply Chain

Micheal McCool,Partner, A.T. Kearney


Insight into Dynamics Changes of Competitiveness in Olefins Industry Chains from the Crude Oil Pricing Drop

Crude oil pricing drop

Ethylene and propylene industry chain

The supply chain challenge in olefin downstream industry

Michael Tang,Chief Analyst , ICIS


Supply Chain Transformation

●Understand where you are in Journey

●What is needed to move from current phase

●What can be accomplished when higher stages reached

Don Wirth, Former Vice President -Global Operations, Corporate Supply Chains, DuPont


Coffee Break


Planning Accuracy in Rapidly Changing Environments

How to optimize your planning processes to minimize risk

Challenge the paradigm that better demand accuracy is not attainable

Tackle costs that arise from inaccuracy such as high inventory or suboptimal networks

Integrate planning processes and business decisions to support growth

Bart Loodts, Asia Supply Chain Director, Air Products and Chemicals


Supply Chain for a New World Scale Rubber Plant.

Ralph Armbrust,Head of Supply Chain Management Asia,Lanxess Chemcial


Panel Discussion : Buding Outsourcing Operations for Supply Chain Functions into your Business Strategy -Is it always better to just do things yourself?

●Where the outsourced model will save you time and money (and where it won't)

●How can you manage risk exposure when utilizing 3PL Partners?

●How strategic partner selection and vendor managed inventory can enhance your supply continuity
●Identifying new opportunities to create future growth by leveraging outsourcing partnerships

Mayank Jain , Director,Asia Pacific Supply Chain-Innovative Plastics , SABIC

Bart Loodts , Asia Supply Chain Director , Air Products and Chemcials

Makarand Inamdar , Consultant SCM , Reliance Industries

Chris Kiely , Senior Sales Manager , Elemica


Luncheon (Buffet)

Day Two Afternoon March 26


How to Create a Sustainable Supply Chain in a New Economies

Create awareness for today’s global macroeconomic trends and unsustainable activities in the world and in China

Introduction to “Planet Possible, AkzoNobels’ strategy for “ radical  efficiency”, explaining various examples of Eco friendly product development, Energy and waste water reduction

programs, the need for Cooperation/linking to other parties both  in the value chain and with, Governments, Universities, NGO’s

Our Commitment to our Chinese partners/suppliers in teaching/supporting them to achieve a truly sustainable position through our Supplier Support Visit program

Dick Bartelse, Global Procurement Director, Member of the AkzoNobel Powder Coatings Management Team, AkzoNobel


The Strategic Sourcing Process in BMS

●The Concept of The SSP


●Sourcing Excellence at BMS

Patrick Sion, Vice President Procurement Bayer Material Science

1515 Coffee Break


Hazardous Chemical Logistics Supply Chain Management and Application of the Internet of Things

Zhang Guoming, Deputy General Manager, Sinopec Chemical Commercial Holding Company

President, Hazardous Chemical Logistics Sub-association (HCLS)


Network Optimization - Improving Your Service Level and Reducing Your Overall Distribution Costs

●Fundamental value drivers for the business–customer service needs and supply geography

●How do you decide an optimal Supply network based on the above

●Evolving a framework that balances out service and costs

Makarand Inamdar, General Manager-Supply Chain, Reliance Industries


Closing Words

Site Tour (Day 3)

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Logistics Industry Zone
Adress: 10359 Puwei Road, Caojing Town, Jinshan District, Shanghai

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Logistics Industry Zone is located at south-west area of Shanghai, on north side of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, between A4 express way and Hu-hang highway. Its area is planned as 3 square kilometers. The zone was approved to set up by Shanghai Municipal Economic Commission in Feb. 2006.Shanghai Municipal party committee and government announced Shanghai 11th Five-year Development Plan for Modern Logistics Base Industry, in which the zone was defined as one of four professional logistics basis to be promoted and constructed during the “11th five-year plan”



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