25426-1t0g8ciThe annual Foresight Practitioner Conference will be held at Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business on October 8-9, 2014.  This year’s conference theme is “From S&OP to Demand-Supply Integration: Collaboration Across the Supply Chain”.

Putting Collaboration into Practice.

Achieve better results through collaboration.

Each session of the 2014 Foresight Practitioner Conference is filled with practical, experience-based insights to help you better access the benefits of internal collaboration that S&OP affords, and expand profitable collaborative endeavors with your supply chain partners.

Increase your knowledge and cultivate relationships.

Immerse yourself in the real world experiences and lessons learned – successful approaches to the same problems you face developed by practitioners like you. Delve into supply chain topics with the experts who actually wrote the books on them. And learn from your peers from a wide variety of globe-spanning industries about the tools, technologies, and processes they’re using. You’ll see through their experiences what could await you further down the road.

Improve your professional outlook.

This short break from your day to day professional life will provide you – whether you’re an S&OP executive, business leader, supply chain professional or business forecaster – with proven successful approaches and new perspectives on your profession.

What can you expect?

Solutions tested and proven in the real-world.

You’ll learn from successful practitioners whose insights come from firsthand experience. You’ll benefit from presentations of practical research from top business school professors, and you’ll find yourself thinking outside the box in an interactive, business school-style simulation.

Practical information you can put to use right away.

In just two short days, you’ll return to your organization with a deeper understanding of the methods and practices that succeed in the field. And you’ll be equipped to enable better collaboration within your organization and with your partners across the supply chain.

Learning unbounded by formal sessions.

Registration is limited to 100 to enable you to interact with our expert speakers, and to maximize your opportunities to network with delegates from over 50 companies. We build in ample unstructured time for you to discuss your experiences with folks who offer new perspectives on your challenges during breaks, meals, and social events.

Education for your whole dream team.

Whether you’ve got a new hire who needs to get up to speed, a distributed team that could benefit from face-to-face interaction, or a group ramping up on a new initiative, this conference is an ideal opportunity to get everyone on the same page. In fact, nearly half of last year’s attendees were part of a team!

New insights all year.

If you don’t subscribe yet, your registration includes a one-year subscription to Foresight. Readers have likened the journal to a conference in print; offering insights into a wide variety of business forecasting methods, tools, and techniques, practical applications of forecasting research, and more. Current subscribers receive a $100 registration discount!

Exec Ed in a modern, purpose-built facility.

This event will be held in a state-of-the-art classroom in Pfall Hall at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and in the adjacent Blackwell Hotel. You’ll experience excellent sight lines and sound in the classroom, and high-quality meals and networking events in the hotel. Venue & lodging details.