The Era of Logistics
The action-packed Chicago agenda was designed to make you get the most of the summit. Along with great keynote presentations, insight sessions, networking, and online discussions, the content has been developed for great topicality and relevance to give you the best experience.
Innovation in Action!
Ever wondered how you can send something from one side of the world to the other overnight? In this exclusive tour of key DHL Express operations, you'll see how exciting innovations, from IoT predictive maintenance to sortation robotics and more, power operations and enable convenient last-mile delivery for an unparalleled customer experience.
The Big Picture
In this session you can hear from the DHL Americas CEOs on what megatrends are most critical to the region and what investments companies need to make today to stay ahead of the curve.
Top 7 in Packaging
Sustainability is as important as ever. In this session, DHL's own Alicemarie Geoffrion, VP Packaging, DHL Supply Chain and Megan Wolski, DHL Innovation Center will explore 7 tangible, eco-friendly packaging innovations. Learn how analytics and alternative materials can drive sustainability in packaging and be inspired to do green better.
With an estimated 2,500 logistics-tech startups launching amazing new solutions to move the industry forward, and more cropping up every day, collaboration provides a path towards scalable development. In this DHL Startup Mixer, Outrider, Verve Motion, Reelables, and MotionMiners pitch their solutions and you'll share your feedback and questions.
Interactive Spotlight with Boston Dynamics
In this interactive discussion and Q&A, we’ll hear from Boston Dynamics' Kevin Blankespoor, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Warehouse Robotics. Learn how their nearly 20-year run has primed them for advancing robotics in logistics and more.
Interactive Spotlight with P&G
In this interactive discussion and Q&A, hear from P&G’s Michelle Eggers, VP North America Market Operations and Global Logistics Purchases . Before answering your questions, we’ll learn how P&G has navigated the pandemic, particularly with the acceleration of ecommerce as well as their sustainability and supply chain innovation goals.
Interactive Spotlight with Mercado Libre
In our interactive discussion and Q&A, we’ll gain insights from Mercado Libre’s Ariel Szarfsztejn, SVP Head of Mercado Envíos Logistics & Supply as Latin America’s leading eCommerce platform, we will hear how Mercado Libre managed the massive surges and complexities from Covid 19 and what their vision for the future of their supply chain looks like. This session will be moderated by Cristian Vera, SVP Sales, DHL Express Americas.
Asia Pacific Focus
The sun rises on the program in Singapore where the Asia Focus agenda streams live from the Asia-Pacific Innovation Center. Packed with industry and thought leaders giving their insights on the latest developments in the industry, watch the sessions that are as dynamic and diverse as the region.
Future of Logistics
As a company operating globally, we consider the diversity of our workforce to be one of our greatest strengths. Moderated by Juliana Chan, LinkedIn Top Voices 2020 and publisher of the Asian Scientist, come hear from our panel of DHL Women leaders on managing teams effectively in the Future of Work, their outlook of the future logistics in Asia Pacific and how to keep supply chains resilient.
Scouting from a wide range of startups based in the APAC region that are developing logistics solutions across emerging technology trends, this showcase features four specially chosen startups as well as an insightful discussion with DHL Innovation decision makers on how proof of concept projects can scale commercially in the logistics industry.
No longer just hype, we look into how customer behavior is consciously shifting towards more sustainable services and products. How can improvements to end-to-end supply chain operations lead to a more sustainable future? Is DHL’s Sustainability Roadmap enough?
Analytics – a topic with many possibilities in the context of logistics. In this session, get insights into how Analytics is applied within DHL, get practical and applicable advice on your organisation’s data journey that were derived from the hard lessons of failure, and also see how analytics can improve last mile deliveries.
5G & Next Generation Wireless
Catch a glimpse of how your latest eCommerce purchases could be delivered in the near future! We feature a live use case on how 5G brings together the latest advancements in robotics and autonomous and remote piloting to take Last Mile Deliveries to the next level.
Digital twins have immense potential in redesigning supply chains. This is not a theorectical concept anymore, get engaged in a real-life case study and listen to how industry leaders have implemented Digital Twins instances and redesigned their supply chains.