As the lead of VillageReach’s Drones for Health program, Olivier Defawe, Ph.D. drives exploration of the role for and impact of drones in the public health system. VillageReach is conducting field implementations in Malawi, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Central African Republic, directly contributing to the global evidence generation on performance, cost and cost-effectiveness.
What does the future of supply chain management look like? How should companies prepare? Gain insights on how technologies are changing and what this means for process innovation and the design of organizational teams.
Disease knows no boundaries. By bringing treatment to the people facing the greatest inequities in access, The Max Foundation helps save tens of thousands of lives from cancer. In this session, we will discuss the unique nature of medicine delivery in low- and middle-income countries including infrastructure, logistics, technology, regulations, funding, and more.
Learn how a group of experts examined disruptions to demand and supply networks due to impacts from COVID; how these observations are being applied to prepare cross-sector support for continuity of supply chain flow following a Cascadia seismic event; and how your organization can both support and benefit from this work.
Eric Johnson, Senior Technology Editor at JOC.com, will lead a discussion with Adam Hall, VP of Transportation and Corporate Supply Chain at L'Oréal, Eric Beckwitt, Founder and CEO of Freightera, and Lys Hardy, Director of Logistics at PMI Worldwide, around visibility and sustainability in logistics including the role of shippers, logistics providers, carriers, and technology platforms.
With the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, trade tensions and the rising power of China... uncertainty may be the one certainty. In this fireside chat with Sam Kaplan, author of Challenging China, we will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the international business environment, and what this shifting landscape means for global supply chains, trade and world economies.
100% of ticket revenue (after credit card fees) will be donated to the student Supply Chain Management Club at UW Bothell and the Drones for Health program by VillageReach.Register Now!
VillageReach is a pioneer in developing and managing drone delivery programs for healthcare products in Africa.
The Drones for Health program will improve access to vaccines, medicines, and lab testing for 700,000 people in remote Malawi and Mozambique.
Donations to the Drones for Health program before December 31, 2021 will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Focusing Philanthropy until the overall campaign goal of $2,000,000 is reached.
The student Supply Chain Management Club (SCMC) is a student organization at the University of Washington Bothell School of Business. Students in the SCMC are pursuing a Bachelors degree in business with a Supply Chain Option. Funds support the Club's educational events and activities.
“I met a lot of great people who were inspiring. Technology is relatively new to this industry so it's exciting to see what people are coming up with. It was an excellent combination [of] tech and supply chain.”
“This was the first true SCM conference I have been to in Seattle, ever!”
“I got what I put into it, looking forward to either sending some of my team to it next year or attending myself.”
Check out the reCONNECT 2021 blog to stay up-to-date with the latest news about the event and find insights from speakers and contributors.Event Blog
The easiest way to stay connected with updates about the event. We post frequently about new speakers, workshops and other announcements.
Supply Chain Weekly by one of the organizers, Kellen Betts, explores connections and undercurrents in supply chain news and research.Weekly Newsletter
Supply chains are complex and dynamic. This past year delivered that message in container-ship-sized portions.To accelerate out of the pandemic and excel in the coming decade, we need better tools and processes than MRP systems developed in the 1960's.
With the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, trade tensions and the rising power of China... uncertainty may be the one certainty. Join us at #reConnect2021 for a fireside chat with Sam Kaplan, author of the new book "Challenging China: Smart Strategies for Dealing with China in the Xi Jinping Era," and moderator Kellen Betts. They will discuss challenges and opportunities in the international business environment, and what this shifting landscape means for global supply chains, trade and world economies.