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Diversity Drives Innovation Workshop

Tuesday | 6 November 2018 | 15:00h - Thursday | 8 November 2018 | 17:00h

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Innovation is key to winning. Research shows that organisations which embrace diversity and inclusion in the workplace outperform other businesses. Gender and cultural diversity drives innovation. The session is about people, the people that drive competitive advantage. Before immersing yourself in the great technological content of JDA FocusConnect, take a fresh look at the impact of diversity on supply chain success.

Agenda workshop

  • 15:00 Registration & Networking Reception
  • 15:25 Levels of Diversity, Martijn Lofvers – CEO & Chief Trendwatcher (Supply Chain Media)
  • 15:55 Diversity and the Supply Chain – Professor Jan Godsell (Warwick University)
  • 16:25 Putting diversity on the agenda, Ivanka Janssen – VP Supply Chain ESSA (PepsiCo)
  • 16:55 Networking Break
  • 17:20 Creating Diverse Teams, Johan Smits – Director Global Planning and S&OP/IBP (Heineken)
  • 17:50 Panel: Diversity drives innovation and competitive advantage
  • 18:20 Wrap-up & next steps, Martijn Lofvers
  • 18:30 Close

Top 3 Reasons to attend

  • Hear from a unique set of diversity practioners and exemplars from universities, manufacturers and retailers
  • Find out how diversity leads change and demonstrates exceptional results
  • Get a different perspective on the impact of diversity on supply chain success

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Tuesday | 6 November 2018 | 15:00h
Thursday | 8 November 2018 | 17:00h
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