The World’s Most Important Gathering of CSCOs and Supply Chain Executives™

May 6 – 8, 2024 | Orlando, FL

Rethink Supply Chain

Heightened expectations. Geopolitical uncertainty. Economic volatility. Talent burnout and more. The supply chain landscape has changed. CSCOs and supply chain leaders are continuously confronted with increasingly complex challenges and are expected to outperform and overdeliver.  

Top supply chain organizations navigate through the turbulence by solving present-day issues and positioning themselves for long-term success.

Join us at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2024 conference for pragmatic advice and future-focused insight for supply chains to deliver now and in the future. Network with 3,000+ peers and vet new technologies at our Exhibit Showcase. As we build out the 2024 agenda, explore the hot topics we will cover. 

Join a community of experts, CSCOs and supply chain leaders at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo and participate in interactive and collaborative sessions, share experiences, and access the latest research to mitigate risks and strategize for long-term success.

Drive long-term growth for the supply chain, advance your sustainability forward, and aggressively pursue cost-saving opportunities.

  • Align your supply chain strategy with the business strategy. 
  • Improve supply chains’ resilience and agility in meeting customer needs. 
  • Implement a global talent strategy to attract, recruit, and retain the workforce of the future.
  • Develop a multiyear digital transformation roadmap, from execution to ROI assessment. 

Develop and execute demand, supply and inventory plans that enable the company to meet sales and service objectives.

  • Balance short- and long-term decisions that enable your company to be more competitive in a dynamic environment. 
  • Build more intentional programs to globally attract and develop the best talent.
  • Develop processes that drive a competitive edge for your business to plan for demand and supply beyond physical barriers.
  • Sharpen the focus to reduce waste in planning. 
  • Innovate new ways of planning to optimize profitability and maximize use of available resources to reduce environmental impact.

Move beyond short-term cost management to leverage supplier capabilities to their maximum advantage and achieve cost efficiencies.

  • Position the supply chain procurement function as a source of competitive advantage. 
  • Broaden your mission to go beyond cost savings and actively promote innovation, risk mitigation, sustainability and supplier diversity. 
  • Increase resilience through deep knowledge of the supply base, dynamic risk monitoring and more robust supply relationship management processes.
  • Build different strategies to increase collaboration and better prepare for supplier-side disruption.
  • Learn about the latest trends in digital transformation and talent development used by world-class procurement organizations. 

Develop effectiveness, efficiency and integrity for the manufacturing operations and set budgets and operational goals for the business.

  • Learn which methods work best to marry digital acumen with management skills. 
  • Cultivate new organizational designs and workforce competencies.
  • Discover leading ways to translate corporate strategy, new business model designs and game-changing technologies to elevate manufacturing and quality capabilities.
  • Connect manufacturing and quality across the business ecosystem and improve reliable supply. 
  • Build strategies and tactics that engage strategy partners, mitigate risks and boost resiliency. 

Make strategic decisions in inventory management, warehousing and haulage, liaise with all relevant parties, track deliveries and ensure accuracy in delivery and quantity. 

  • Validate and communicate the tipping points of balancing agility and cost.
  • Discover how supply chains develop logistics sustainability strategies that are aspirational and achievable. 
  • Harness the benefits that top talent can provide. 
  • Assess where technology can enhance logistics operations. 
  • Balance the benefits of both talent and technology.

Network with experts and peers
At Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo, attendees have the opportunity to connect with Gartner experts and industry-leading CSCOs and supply chain executives. Meet one-on-one with Gartner experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your mission-icritical priorities.

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


  • Roundtables.* 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 more than 2,000 CSCO and supply chain leaders in attendance, 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 mission-critical priorities into business results.


  • Signature Series. Gain insight from our first-released top predictions, the future of supply chain, CEO perspectives, strategic technology themes and more. 
  • Guest speakers. Hear firsthand from guest keynote speakers and guest speakers from top companies in supply chain.
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant™ sessions. Explore the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions, Transportation Management Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, and more.

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.
  • Contract Negotiation Clinics.* Negotiation is an art. At the conference, learn how to negotiate the best contracts for your organization, regardless of vendor size.
  • CSCO Circle.* An exclusive program within the overall agenda designed for CSCOs to explore new strategies, share innovative ideas and grow their community of peers.

*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.

Opportunity is born out of adversity. In today’s business era, CSCOs and supply chain leaders must drive their organizations to achieve new levels of enterprise growth and efficiency. Join us to learn from Gartner experts on the latest research and connect with your peers as we collectively rethink supply chains for future success.

Joanne Joliet

VP Analyst and Conference Chair

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    Tracks at a Glance

    Access 150+ sessions specifically designed to help supply chain leaders implement an effective, mature, and quality organization to create strategic differentiation. Each track has a particular area of focus to help you deliver on what matters most to you and your organization.

    Track A

    CSCO: Leadership and Vision

    An identity crisis is evident among many CSCOs: What is the very role of the supply chain? In this track, take a deep dive into how you should be rethinking, innovating and growing the role of your supply chain to create competitive advantage and sustain business growth.

    Track B

    CSCO: Strategy and Execution

    Successful supply chains thrive in complex business environments. In this track, we outline how you can translate supply chain vision and execute strategies to reach your organization’s goals and drive long-term business growth.

    Track C

    Supply Chain Planning

    This track provides supply chain planning leaders with valuable insights on setting the right planning processes, upskilling the planning talent, and leveraging planning technology to drive business growth today and tomorrow.

    Track D

    Sourcing and Procurement

    This track provides chief procurement officers (CPOs) and their teams with indispensable insights to get foresight into future trends while offering practical advice on navigating the new supply chain landscape.

    Track E


    Manufacturing leaders face unprecedented challenges with inflationary pressures, geopolitical turmoil and material availability, presenting opportunities for strategic advantages. In this track, discover operational best practices, cutting-edge technology developments and risk mitigation strategies to deliver next-level value.

    Track F

    Logistics and Fulfillment

    Logistics and customer fulfillment leaders are under more pressure to outperform and overdeliver through continuous disruptions. Learn more about best practices to help win and deliver results across logistics and customer fulfillment.

    Track G


    In this track, explore how to create strategic differentiation for the enterprise by enhancing your quality department and creating a culture of quality that helps the organization navigate disruptions, mitigate risks and improve quality standards.

    Track H


    Confronted by increasingly complex challenges in their ecosystem the ability to profitably respond while managing risk has further gained importance. This track provides insights and advice that inform decisions on supply chain technology acquisitions when adapting supply chains in volatile times.

    Track I


    This track guides supply chain leaders with sustainability strategies, practices and technologies to proactively navigate regulatory requirements, meet stakeholder expectations and harness complexity to position for sustainable growth.

    Industry Track A

    Industrial Manufacturing and High Tech

    Gain insights into what some organizations are doing to transform their supply chain while they continue to support business growth in a world of growing competition, from emerging markets to the high speed of game-changing technology innovations along with strong demand volatility and supply chain disruptions.

    Industry Track B

    Healthcare and Life Sciences

    Life science and healthcare supply chains are evolving to become more patient-centric while driving operational excellence. Discover emerging trends and innovative strategies to enable a winning approach to achieve and sustain high-performing results.

    Industry Track C

    Retail and CPG

    Retail and consumer products manufacturing supply chains face heightened expectations in a climate of economic volatility. Gain insights that can enable effective trade-offs, align strategies to deliver on business outcomes, and equip your teams to cope with uncertainty and disruption and thrive amid change.

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