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LLamasoft to Host Sixth Annual SummerCon Supply Chain Conference in New Orleans

May 26, 2016

Event to feature customer presentations by Cisco Services, IKEA, Starbucks and more

May 26, 2016 (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, will welcome supply chain practitioners from numerous industries to the sixth annual SummerCon conference, June 15-17 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s event will feature nearly 30 breakout sessions, including case studies from customers, partners and other industry experts. The conference will be preceded by two days of pre-conference training, where supply chain practitioners can receive hands-on training on the latest innovations in supply chain technology. With a mind for pushing innovation forward and challenging the current thinking process for users, the theme for this year’s conference is “What’s Your Move?”

The conference will offer keynote addresses from Garry Kasparov, former world champion chess player, Tom Kelley, partner at IDEO and Jeffrey Baxter, innovation expert and music legend. Customer presenters include Caterpillar, C.H. Robinson, Cisco Services, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, IKEA and Mondelēz, among others.

SummerCon will offer the Supply Chain Design Expo Hall where leading vendors from throughout the supply chain industry can share their offerings and provide demonstrations to attendees. Multiple networking opportunities and a look ahead at the LLamasoft product roadmap are also highly anticipated features of the event.

“The LLamasoft supply chain community continues to grow with every year, as does our annual conference,” said Don Hicks, President and CEO of LLamasoft. “This gathering offers a wonderful opportunity to bring together organizations who are pushing the status quo of supply chain operations to further collaborate, innovate and demonstrate the value supply chain design and planning offers across an organization, and to celebrate those achievements.”

To learn more about the event visit www.summercon.com. Follow the conference on Twitter with #SCon16.

Media Contact
LLamasoft, Inc.
Lisa Hajra
lisa.hajra@llamasoft.com
734-418-3119 ext 1400