Chemical Distribution 4.0

WARSAW • 12 - 14 June 2017

Programme

Updated version: 1 June 2017


Monday, 12 June 2017

18.30 - 19.00 First Time Delegates Reception
19.00 - 22.00 Opening Reception Welcome speech by:
Neville Prior
Fecc President

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Moderator: Gunther Eberhard (DistriConsult)

Opening Session

08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.30 Congress Opening Neville Prior
Fecc President
09.30 – 10.30 Welcome address Janusz Wiśniewski
Key Note Speech
The Polish distribution market
Tomasz Zielinski
President of Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry (PIPC)
Moderator’s Introduction Günther Eberhard (DistriConsult) and Wolfgang Falter (Deloitte)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.30 Digital challenges in the Chemical Distribution Industry
  • Digitalization: Winners and losers
    Wolfgang Falter (Deloitte)
  • Social media: Finding value in the chemical distribution industry
    Joanne Stephenson (PHD Marketing & Strategy)
  • Going Digital and stay resilient
    Peter Wirnsperger (Deloitte)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch Press Lunch Invitation only

Moderator: Wolfgang Falter (Deloitte)

14.00 – 15.30 Digital experiences: E-commerce chemicals
  • Next generation e-commerce in chemical distribution
    Götz Erhardt (Accenture)
  • How to digitalise now!
    Ralph De Haan (KEMGO)
  • GoBuyChem
    Bharat Bhardwaj (GoBuyChem.com)
  • Going forward - Together?
    Peter Overlack (Overlack)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 17.00 Digital experiences: E- commerce speciality chemicals
  • Unique E-enabled Xiameter Business Model
    Hans Ten Cate (Dow Corning)
  • Conquering the digital world in Speciality Chemicals – Really?
    Peter Wilkes (Biesterfeld)
19.00 – 23.00 Reception & Gala Dinner

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Moderator: Gunther Eberhard (DistriConsult)

09.00 – 9.45 Chemicals trends
  • Chemical Distribution: Trends, Demand outlook, Business models and impact of digitalization
    Udo Jung (The Boston Consulting Group)
09.45 – 10.30 Innovative business models in chemical distribution
  • The SAFECHEM Chemical Leasing Model: Unlocking the potential of Circular Economy
    Steffen Saecker (SAFECHEM)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.00 Inspirational speaker Making Waves
Sebastian Steudtner
12.00 – 12.15 Moderator's summary
12.15 – 12.30 Closing Speech
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

Sponsors

Biesterfeld Brenntag Cornelius Eigenmann & Veronelli Hedinger HSH Chemie Nordmann Rassmann Omya Univar