BLUEPrint 2017

April 30 - May 2, 2017
Atlanta, GA
Omni Hotel @ CNN Center

Connect with Industry Leaders and Peers

  • Collaborate with supply chain experts and industry peers
  • Hear how other industries are tackling problems similar to your own
  • Share and discuss best practices during networking sessions, meals and receptions
  • Make lasting connections for future knowledge sharing


Get the Knowledge You Need to Plan Better

  • Gain powerfully fresh insights on the direction of supply chain planning from thought-leading keynote speakers
  • Learn to solve the problems specific to your business during industry roundtable sessions and compelling case study presentations
  • Get one-on-one advice from a product specialist during an Ask-the-Expert session
  • Uncover new strategies and tactics that will equip you to stay ahead of changing market dynamics- today and in the future

Wine, Dine and Have Fun

  • Get ready for 2 days and 2 nights jam-packed with learning and fun
  • Kick off your inspirational experience by connecting with peers at the rooftop SkyLounge opening reception
  • Enjoy some of the South’s best eats and drinks during the full-flavored networking dinners and receptions
  • Explore other Atlanta attractions within walking distance of the Omni Hotel: Georgia Aquarium, College Football Hall of Fame, The World of Coca-Cola, etc.

Who Attends BLUEPrint?

In May 2017, executives, supply chain vp’s and directors, demand planners and inventory professionals alike will converge at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. For 2.5 days, industry leaders and attendees will explore the future of supply chain, inspire new perspectives, and share the insight needed to make your supply chain a competitive advantage and a vehicle for growth.

If you’re interested in staying ahead of your customers’ needs no matter the market conditions, BLUEPrint is the ideal conference to connect with your peers, gain insights into new developments and strategies, and learn best practices.


“I get to network with my colleagues and peers, and build relationships that I can use in the future…This is about interacting with people who get it. Who get what we do. And that’s the thrilling part.”

Doug Mullins, VP of Inventory Planning & Purchasing

Agenda at a Glance

  • New executive and strategic level tracks
  • Two dynamic keynote presentations
  • 20-minute one-on-one “ask the expert” session
  • Compelling case study sessions
  • Industry roundtables
  • Post-conference access to session presentations (PDF)
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Two evening dinner receptions

BLUEPrint 2017 Keynote Speakers

Jennifer Lewis PriestleyDr. Jennifer Lewis Priestley

Dr. Priestley is a professor of Applied Statistics & Data Science at Kennesaw State University, where she oversees the Ph.D. Program in Advanced Analytics and Data Science. A frequent speaker and author, Dr. Priestley relates big data to today’s changing world of commerce.

dr lorna stangeland, keynote speaker, BLUEPrint 2017Lorna Stangeland

Lorna Stangeland is the CEO at Vectura AS, Norway’s leading 3rd & 4th party logistics provider for the wine and spirits industry. Lorna has led an amazing corporate turnaround and has taken the company from loss to profit in just a short time.

“We talked about big data, our team, how you manage all of the new technology, that’s monumental...I always enjoy BLUEPrint, and I always take something back.”

Cathy Pinder, Assistant Manager Inventory Control
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