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Join us on Tuesday 12 March 2024 at the Armagh City Hotel for what promises to be an informative, insightful, and valuable event.  The one-day conference aims to help you navigate current supply chain challenges and issues, as well as providing insights into how to effectively future proof your supply chains.

You will hear from the internationally renowned Professors’ Damian Hughes and Richard Wilding OBE, who will deliver keynote presentations focusing on high performance supply chain leadership, and what future supply chain trends look like.

Panel discussions and case studies will showcase industry learnings and knowledge on the themes of sustainability, digitisation and supply chain improvements. Industry experts will also outline the steps you can take to stay ahead of the curve in your industry.

You will also gain insights into:

  •        Managing supply chains more effectively
  •        Emerging technologies
  •        Future proofing your supply chains
  •        Enhancing productivity within your supply chain
  •        Industry trends and best practices

The conference will provide an opportunity to exchange ideas, promote collaboration, and create a supportive environment for learning, industry networking and knowledge sharing.

Lastly, you will also have the opportunity to ask your specific supply chain questions throughout the day.



09:30 -10:00: Registration and networking

10:00 – 10:15: Welcome

10:15 - 10:30: Supply chain challenges and opportunities in today’s world:

  •          Mark Nodder, Joint CEO, Makers Alliance

10:30 - 11:00: Panel discussion: Supply chain sustainability

11:00 – 11:20: Networking, tea & coffee

11:20 - 12:20: Keynote speaker - Leadership: Leading through turbulence

  •          Professor Damian Hughes

12:20 – 12:45: Digitisation in the supply chain

12:45 - 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 13:50: Overview of Invest NI’s supply chain solutions support

  •          Clive Stewart, Supply Chain Resilience & Development Manager, Invest Northern Ireland

13:50 – 14:50: Supply chain improvements: Industry case studies

14:50 – 15:10: Tea & coffee

15:10 – 16:10: Keynote speaker - Supply Chain: Future trends in supply chain and creating competitive advantage in a changing world

  •          Professor Richard Wilding OBE

16:10 – 16:15: Closing remarks

16:15: Close

If you have already registered for this event, you can view your registration details from the Booked Events page

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Armagh City Hotel

Friary Road,


United Kingdom

BT60 4FR