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Biogen Headquarters

225 Binney Street

Cambridge, MA 02152

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Is supply chain risk management and resilience a strategic initiative in 2017 for your organization? Are you in the process of building the business case for investment or getting your program off the ground? If so, this event provides you an excellent opportunity to:

      • Conduct a self-assessment of your organization’s current resiliency capabilities, and get your R Score.

      • Benchmark against best in class and create a roadmap for the next two years.

      • Participate in a live ROI assessment workshop.

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The event features industry experts such as:

    • Daniel Biran, VP Global Security, Biogen

    • Bill Hurles, former head of purchasing at GM

    • Joe Carson, former Chief Procurement Officer of Micron, Juniper and Lucent

    • Erin McVeigh, Head of Products and Data Services- Consulting, Verisk Maplecroft


10:00 - 10:30 AM: Welcome Note - Bindiya Vakil - CEO & Founder, Resilinc and Bill Hurles - Executive Director, GSCRC

10:30 - 11:15 AM: Implementing Resilinc as the SCRM solution at Biogen by Daniel Biran - VP - Global Security, Biogen

Daniel Biran is an experienced Global Security Expert with a proven track record in establishing and leading integrated international security operations in the private and public sectors, including the Israeli military and Diplomatic Corps, covering high-risk and sensitive environments. Demonstrated ability to identify, secure and protect critical organizational assets. Established credentials to focus and “connect the dots” across complex situations and structures across the globe, in order to create and deliver a framework to secure personnel, economic and product assets worldwide against external and internal threats.

11:15 - 11:30 AM: Break

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: The importance of data in driving risk assessment and identifying risk probabilities by Erin McVeigh - Head of Data & Products, Verisk Maplecroft
By combining Resilinc’s supply chain genome mapping data with Maplecroft’s human rights, political, and environmental risk data you will be able to predict the types of risks that your supply chain network is exposed to and proactively resolve issues with precision before they hit your top and bottom line performance. Whether you are screening global assets, investments or suppliers for risk, or trying to forecast dynamic shifts in the operating environment, Verisk Maplecroft unique portfolio of risk indices and predictive models can help you make business critical decisions based on metrics you can trust. In this presentation we will review how your company can utilize data through our combined offering to quickly identify, prioritize, mitigate and predict risk; allowing you to move beyond data aggregation to data utilization.

12:00 - 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 PM: SCRM ROI Session led by Matt Mills - Director - Supply Chain Solutions, Resilinc
Many SC Risk Experts now can see that addressing risk in your company’s supply chain can drive tangible financial benefits to the bottom line. This session will demonstrate how using a mix of technology, resources and processes, can allow the attendees to quantify financial value and ROI in their supply chain risk programs. The session will also allow the participating companies to utilize various methodologies to both quantify their benefits over time, and discover more value that Resilinc and supply chain risk management enables.

2:00 - 2:15 PM: Break

2:15 - 3:15 PM: Maturity/Benchmarking Maturity Self-Assessment & Benchmarking Session led by Sandeep Ramachandran - Manager - Strategic Solutions Supply Chain Risk, Resilinc
Companies must understand their current supply chain risk management capabilities and then develop a supply chain resiliency program strategic roadmap. During the session, attendees will complete the SCRM self-assessment and use Supply Chain Risk Management Maturity Model to benchmark their capabilities with industry best practices.
Attendees can expect to identify program maturity levels, quantify strengths and weaknesses, and build next steps in the evolution of an enterprise level supply chain risk program.

3:15 - 3:50 PM: Customer Panel moderated by Joe Carson - Chief Strategy Officer, Resilinc

3:50 - 4:00 PM: Closing Remarks - Bindiya Vakil - CEO & Founder, Resilinc and Bill Hurles - Executive Director, GSCRC

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