September 20

The Logan Hotel

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Uncertainty is a constant across all industries. Rapid advancements in the digital age — robotics, augmented reality, Internet of Intelligent Things, cognitive computing — further exacerbate that uncertainty. Getting a handle on the advancements that are disrupting the world’s value chains is no longer enough. Inadequate systems, processes and resources can no longer keep up. Dealing with uncertainty in the digital age requires a reinvention of business practices and clarity of vision. It's not just about having the knowledge, but also about utilizing it to benefit your operations and bottom line.

Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia will bring together decision-makers, captains of industry and visionaries who have implemented solutions in their businesses to address new benefits that were difficult to realize before. Through a series of powerful and in-depth presentations and customer success stories, they will share how you can optimize your value chain and transform your operations.

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Exclusive insights

Exclusive presentations and roundtable discussions will be chaired by industry experts. Every session will dive deep into the most compelling industrial challenges of our time. Find out how they’re being overcome from those who have successfully solved them.

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Network and connect

Gain access to an exclusive community working together to transform the world's value chains. Network, collaborate and exchange insights in a highly productive environment.

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See the future in action

Discover what the Quintiq solution is capable of through showcases modeled after real-world scenarios. Quintiq experts will also be on hand to provide advice on your planning challenges.


    Bryan Sharkey
    Director – Portfolio, Planning & Analytics
    Southwest Airlines

    Bryan Sharkey oversees the headcount planning functions of over 21,000 employees with an annual budget of over US$1.7 billion. He is also responsible for the airline's project portfolio for ground operations with a capital expenditure of over US$100 million. Prior to this, Bryan held roles in airline management across multiple airports.

    Brian Gordon
    Senior Director - Fresh Meat Supply Chain
    Smithfield Foods

    Brian Gordon has been with Smithfield Foods for 19 years. In that time, he has worked across various divisions in the company such as operations, sales, business management and supply chain. Brian also serves as project lead for the design, development and implementation of Quintiq at Smithfield's fresh meat division.

    Rob van Egmond
    Chief Executive Officer

    Being a technologist with a brain for business, Rob van Egmond has held top leadership roles since joining the company in 2002. He is currently leading the charge in pushing the boundaries of supply chain analytics, optimization and the cognitive supply chain. Rob hold's a master's degree in operations research from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Venue and travel


The Logan Hotel

One Logan Square
Philedelphia, PA 19103

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Room blocks for guests

Attendees to Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia will be able to take advantage of a discounted room rate at The Logan, our conference venue. Click the link below to book your room and receive the special discount.

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