TraceTech keynote presentations

TRACETECH, is a two day conference and exhibition designed to inform and educate Supply Chain, transport and Logistics managers about the benefits of improved traceability and how to apply it to everday business operations, will be held on the 23-24 of October at Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, Sydney.

TRACETECH, is a two day conference and exhibition designed to inform and educate Supply Chain, transport and Logistics managers about the benefits of improved traceability and how to apply it to everday business operations, will be held on the 23-24 of October at Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, Sydney.

The first keynote presentation, to be held on Tuesday, Why traceability is the key to unlocking value and gaining competitive advantage in your supply chain? will be presented by Nicholas Tsougas.

Tsougas is currently the Director, Insight Program (Federal Sector) at Oracle Corporation and has over 27 years of experience with U.S. Department of Defense, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies, as well as several years consulting to these organisations.

He recently was a Principal at SRA Corporation and the Lead Technical Advisor for emerging Technologies for the U.S. DOD Logistics AIT Office.

Tsougas and his team have successfully performed a wide variety of projects including: Strategic planning, business process reengineering, Joint Operations, DOD Policy and Regulations for AIT, Standardisation of data across AISs, software asset management, database & system development, financial analysis, Automated Data Capture (ADC), Electronic Product Code (EPC) passive RFID, RFID Architecture, passive and active RFID- Policy and applications/ implementations in the Supply Chain, Satellite tracking, DOD Wireless issues, acquisition policy & planning, Program Management, facilitation of cross functional teams, functionality assessments, web site development, budget/Logistics/contracts and Supply Chain Management.

The second keynote presentation of the morning, Track and Trace in Consumer Electronics: Improving Traceability to deliver Competitive Advantage, will be presented by Peter Djurichkovic, National Logistics System Manager, Canon Australia.

The presentation will inlcude a case-study on the implementation of the Global Control Tower solution for Supply Chain visibility and event-management solution for their transportation and Logistics operations.

Djurichkovic will provide insights into Canon’s business case for implementing this solution designed to streamline distribution performance, providing end-to-end collaboration across Canon’s distribution network and, most importantly, an enhanced service for their customers.

He has over 20 years experience in Supply Chain roles including production planning, purchasing & inventory manager and warehouse manager.

Information flows across the Supply Chain, the third keynote address will be presented by Brett Campbell, Partner Consulting, Deloitte Touche Tomatsu on Wednesday.

Campbell has over 20 years of experience in operations performance improvement, including 13 years of senior operations management, and 7 years of Supply Chain strategic consulting and operational design in mining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and FMCG industries throughout Australia, Europe and Asia.

Campbell leads Deloitte’s Australian Supply Chain Management Practice and his expertise spans the complete value chain of organisations, ranging from Supply Chain strategy, optimisation, operations excellence, product innovation and lifecycle management, and sourcing and procurement.

For more information and to register to attend TraceTech email Eleanor Page, eleanor@intermedia.com.au or visit the website at www.tracetech.com.au.