Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

14 – 15 October 2024 | London, U.K.

Tomorrow’s Resilience is Built Today

Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit addressed the most significant challenges the supply chain planning leaders face as they are expected to drive sharper visibility, faster decision-making and more sustainable business outcomes. 

At the conference, the top 5 priorities that supply chain planning leaders met on included:

  1. Demand, supply and product portfolio planning
  2. Planning strategies 
  3. S&OP and S&OE
  4. Leveraging advanced technology and AI
  5. Supply chain planning talent and culture

We hope you enjoyed the 2023 Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit!  If you missed it, be sure to explore what was covered at the conference.

The program for the 2024 Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit is underway and we look forward to sharing details soon!

The Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit 2023 conference delivered must-have insights, strategies and frameworks for supply chain planning leaders to address their strategic needs within their organizations

Measure maturity and advance your planning process 

  • Build supply chain planning capacity and grow in maturity.
  • Deliver business benefits of improved profit, revenue, cash flow and customer service.
  • Advance from reporters of unit volume predictions to facilitators of intentional demand shaping.
  • Become more resilient and agile to demand changes and supply.

Design, define and align your S&OP process

  • Bridge the gap between execution, planning and strategy.
  • Identify risks and opportunities that might impact the supply plan. 
  • Link the S&OP and the financial planning process to drive the right behaviors.
  • Integrate supply chain planning across the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Reduce costly reactive mod of operations in the short-term horizon. 

Develop and orchestrate a demand-driven value network through your business in order to optimize costs and forecast accurately 

  • Build a demand plan that optimizes the balance between market opportunity and supply network capability.
  • Create more accurate demand forecasts for a product or service. 
  • Increase your efficiency in producing and delivering products to the customer's satisfaction.
  • Develop the business case for demand-planning process improvement to implement consensus demand planning


Explore the latest technologies that can help you effectively assess capability availability and manage an ever-growing network of indirect suppliers

  • Develop a high-level material planning process framework to build the right foundation for improving the material planning process.
  • Discover strategies to include material planning as a part of both the execution and orchestration of the supply chain planning process.
  • Build strategies to prioritize your suppliers' base built on materials risk management criteria 
  • Evaluate the strategic fit and the willingness of your key suppliers to collaborate. 

Network with experts and peers
At Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit, attendees have the opportunity to connect with Gartner experts and industry-leading supply chain planning executives. Meet one-on-one with Gartner experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your most critical priorities.

Build new relationships, broaden your perspectives and uncover ways to solve problems alongside other supply chain planning leaders. When you engage with like-minded peers, you’ll find opportunities to share your ideas and experiences. 


  • Roundtable sessions.* Join your supply chain executive peers from leading organizations and various industries to discuss relevant topics inspired by the latest research in these small-group sessions, moderated by a Gartner expert. 
  • End-user case studies. Detailed and documented case studies, by Gartner invitation, reveal lessons from your peers during their own organization’s implementations.
  • Peer conversations. Join peer-to-peer discussions organically throughout the conference. With over 200 attendees supply chain planning leaders discover how others are tackling the challenges you face every day. 

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end-users only; space is limited.

Prioritize what to accelerate, unlock resources for digital investments, make meaningful cultural changes and so much more. No matter where you are on your digital business acceleration journey, we’re here to help you get to your destination faster — with confidence.

Lean back and listen
Expect the best speakers, brightest minds and the latest big ideas. These sessions provide the inspiration and actionable insight to transform your most critical priorities into business results.


  • Guest Speakers. Hear first-hand experiences from guest keynote speakers and guest speakers.
  • Solution Provider sessions: When you’re looking to address a specific issue, these strategic roadmap presentations and user-case studies provide real-world advice. 

Lean in and engage
Facilitated by Gartner experts, these sessions challenge you to solve problems together, exchange viewpoints and get to the core of the business imperatives that drive you and your peers.


  • Workshops.* Small-scale and interactive: Collaborate with peers by taking the most important topics and learning how to apply them to your business.

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only. 

Our unbiased Gartner experts help you advance your most critical priorities through industry-leading insights, guidance and tools. Tap their unique expertise to make faster, smarter decisions. 

Gartner one-on-one meetings.* Meet one-on-one with Gartner experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your most critical priorities. These popular meetings offer you the undivided attention of a Gartner expert who will listen and guide you on the matters most critical to your success.

Ask the Expert sessions.* Topic-driven sessions provide a more intimate discussion forum, featuring one Gartner expert and end-user peers posing questions.

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only; space is limited.

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    2023 Tracks at a Glance

    Attendees had access to over 40 sessions of the latest Gartner research specifically designed to help supply chain planning leaders establish a more resilient and agile supply chain planning process. Each track had a particular area of focus that helped deliver what matters most to you and your organization.

    Track A

    Planning Leadership and Transformation

    Supply chain planning leaders are tasked with envisioning the right planning strategy and leading complex transformations that require high levels of collaboration and change management. This track will help planning leaders gain insights on how to achieve new levels of resiliency with their strategy, people and organizational structure.

    Track B

    Planning Processes and Metrics

    Supply chain planning leaders need to make and support complex decisions to deliver improved profitability, service and working capital. This track will help planning leaders gain insight on how to develop and to improve core planning processes to support resilience.

    Track C

    Planning Technology and Digital Enablement

    This track will help supply chain planning leaders develop and execute a technology strategy that provides optimized customer experiences and meets the objectives of internal and external stakeholders.

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