ANN ARBOR — The Ann Arbor supply chain design software developer LLamasoft says more than 550 people are expected to attend SummerCon, its fourth annual customer conference, at the Michigan League in Ann Arbor June 25-27.
The three-day event, with two days of pre-conference training, attracts LLamasoft users to learn and network among the best and brightest in supply chain design.
John Phillips, senior vice president of customer supply chain at PepsiCo Inc. will present a keynote address on Wednesday, June 25. Other keynotes include Bill Nye “The Science Guy,” sociologist and radio host, Rebecca Costa, Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, as well as CEO and co-founder of LLamasoft, Don Hicks.
Several of the world’s largest companies including Nike, Unilever and
Hewlett-Packard, will present and participate in sessions on major
supply chain issues and initiatives. The full conference agenda,
featuring 24 customer presentations on topics including network
optimization, building a supply chain center of excellence,
omnichannel distribution, transportation planning and more, can be
viewed at summercon.net.
“Our record attendance number is demonstrative of the rapid
adoption of supply chain design technology by the world’s top
organizations,” said Don Hicks, co-founder, president and CEO of
LLamasoft. “We are proud to have so many customers sharing their
case studies at what is bound to be our most successful conference
The conference can be followed on Twitter with #SummerCon2014.