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MODEX 2016 – The Line for Supply Chain Solutions Starts Here

Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 ( #753 )
At MODEX, you'll find the solutions you need to solve tough manufacturing and supply chain challenges, identify best practices, exceed customer demands and gain competitive edge.

There's a reason we call MODEX "the Greatest Supply Chain Show on Earth." It's where 850 of the leading manufacturing and supply chain providers gather to showcase their latest and greatest solutions. If your business needs to maximize operational efficiency and cut costs, your solutions will be waiting at MODEX.

Register to attend MODEX

The industry's brightest minds will gather to network and share their perspectives on the ever-evolving state of the supply chain – where it's headed, new ideas, innovation and more. With four powerful keynotes, a supply chain education summit and more than 100 hands-on education sessions, you’re sure to find your edge. Join us April 4-7, 2016 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

Discover the Power of Innovative Thinking

At MODEX 2016, you’ll have the chance to hear what some of the sharpest minds in the business world think about the current state of our industry, and where it’s headed.

In addition to our keynote speakers, MODEX 2016 offers more than 100 educational sessions and a spectrum of manufacturing and supply chain topics, trends and technologies.

MODEX 2016 will feature a Supply Chain Education Summit that includes a variety of collocated educational events presented by leading associations and universities.

Overall, MODEX 2016 offers you countless opportunities to learn something new, make new contacts and expand your manufacturing and supply chain knowledge base.

MODEX Keynotes

Monday, April 4, 8:45-9:45 AM
How to Create a Culture of Innovation
Peter Diamandis
Chairman and CEO
X PRIZE Foundation

Based on the success of the Ansari X PRIZE and the recent launch of the $30M Google Lunar X PRIZE, Diamandis discusses how to incentivize innovative thinking. He explains how rigid, risk-averse thinking causes the demise of companies, and how the growth of key technologies is enabling the private sector to do what only government could before. Diamandis’ "evolve or die" message inspires audiences to drive breakthroughs focused on clear, measurable results.

Tuesday, April 5, 8:45-9:45 AM
The Connected Supply Chain
Jack Allen
Senior Director, Logistics & Manufacturing Solutions, Supply Chain Operations

Next generation supply chains will connect factories, warehouses, DCs, logistics partners, suppliers and design partners into one integrated system. In this keynote, Cisco’s Jack Allen will share his insights on the maturity curve companies follow as they connect nodes across their supply chains. He will also examine the role of IT in achieving optimal energy efficiency, and the impact disruptive technologies have on supply chain strategy.

Wednesday, April 6, 8:45-9:45 AM
Preview of MHI 2016 Annual Industry Report
George W. Prest, CEO, MHI and Scott Sopher, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Be the first to have access to our new report on the supply chain realities, and eight technologies that are transforming supply chains. Scott Sopher, the principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Supply Chain practice will join George W. Prest, CEO of MHI in presenting the findings and moderating a panel of manufacturing and supply chain leaders on the report’s findings.

Wednesday, April 6, 1:00-2:00 AM
Lessons from a Dragon
Kevin O’Leary, Entrepreneur, Investor
Shark Tank’s Mr. Wonderful

During this keynote, Kevin O’Leary, one of North America’s most successful entrepreneurs, reveals the secrets that made him rich and shares his personal advice. O’Leary will take you on a behind-the-scenes look at his two hit shows, Dragons’ Den & Shark Tank. O’Leary will share entertaining and insightful outtakes from his TV shows and provide a current economic overview and how it relates to the manufacturing and supply chain industry. He will also share his insights into how the industry is performing, where the innovation is coming from, how to grow your business and more.

Register today for the greatest supply chain show on Earth at There is no cost to attend the MODEX show and educational sessions.

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