LogiMed 2017

October 18-October 19, 2017

Hyperion Hotel, Hamburg

44 (0) 207 368 9766

Mathijs Luts

Director Supply Chain EMEA & India
Mathijs is a driven Supply Chain professional with significant experience in the medical device industry: Combining pragmatism with diplomacy, bringing leadership and delivery capabilities to any project. Proven results in rapidly changing supply chain environments. Intellectual capacity and the “can-do” mind-set to develop lean organisations and improve supply chain performance, with a clear and pragmatic approach to the “service vs. cost” paradox.

08:50 AM Chairperson’s opening address

1:20 PM FIRESIDE CHAT: Demand Driven Manufacturing Resource Planning (DDMRP): How to effectively implement strategies and tools in order to improve your planning processes

A unique opportunity to listen to hear planning experts perspective on this innovative approach.

  • Definitions for MRPII Vs. DDMRP and underlying principles (Push Vs. Pull)
  • Are your MRPII planning processes fully implemented?
  • Are your S&OP processes and organizations mature?
  • From MRPII to DDMRP, real life examples/attempts in the medical device industry


•The growing importance of value added services and assessing its impact on the supply chain  
Peter Trappeniers, Senior Customer Care Manager EMEA, Terumo
•How to use digitalisation to advance track and trace capabilities and create a customer centric supply chain  
Guillaume Gasc, Vice President Single use devices Supply Chain & Head of Competence Center, Carl Zeiss Meditec
•How can supply chain collaborate with IT to embed new digital capabilities’ on the app and web? 
Peter-Paul van Oosterhout, Business Development Manager, ShipitSmarter
•How can market segmentation help supply chain deliver a higher level of service?
Mathijs Luts, Director Supply Chain EMEA & India, Abbott 
•How to ensure accurate serialisation of your products with the use of UDI 
Rick Desmarais, Director, Global JJOS Deployment Leader, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems
•How is the industry being transformed with the use of smart phones/health apps and how should the supply chain respond? 
Giovanni Effori, Planner/ Buyer, Össur

5:20 PM Chairperson’s closing remarks:

09:40 AM ALL STAR PANEL: What are the 5 biggest disruptive and enabling technologies in supply chain digitalisation and how will these impact the way you operate by 2025?

  • What does a digital supply chain really mean?

  • Analysis of emerging disruptive technologies and predictions for future use

  • What are the strategic barriers and challenges that digitalisation presents and how can these be overcome?

  • Evaluating the benefits of adopting early digital practices and the implications on your supply chain costs

  • How to master the right mix of digital supply chain capabilities to enable you to innovate, compete and succeed in a fully digital business future