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Kinaxis to Host Annual Kinexions 23 in Japan

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Supply chain management leader to introduce new end-to-end supply chain innovations to support resilience in today’s uncertain business environment

TOKYO –  July 19, 2023 Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX:KXS), the leading provider of supply chain management solutions, will host its annual conference Kinexions 23 in Japan on Thursday, July 20, 2023, in a hybrid format at Otemachi Place Conference Center and online.

“Following the success of Kinexions 23 in Nashville last month, we’re pleased to bring Kinexions to Japan to support our customers and partners during times of uncertainty and change,” said John Sicard, president and chief executive officer at Kinaxis. “During this important event, Japanese supply chain professionals will network with their peers, share stories of transformation and walk away with tips and best practices to support them on their journeys."

Supply chains have faced multiple challenges in recent years and continue to be at risk. In addition, Japanese companies continue to face adversities such as a weak yen, resource shortages and high prices. Kinexions 23 provides a venue where supply chain professionals can advance their careers and increase their knowledge through sessions that include content and expert insights on supply chain innovations, challenges and trends.

The conference will include:

  • Keynote speech from Mr. Keita Nishiyama, visiting professor at the University of Tokyo's Future Vision Research Center and Senior Executive Fellow at Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
  • Mr. Daiki Totsuka, IT systems management department, IT Division and S&OP Promotion Department, S&OP Management Division, Macnica, Inc. Mr Totsuka will share how Macnica was able to achieve standardization and sophistication of its supply chain with Kinaxis, and what that means for future development.  
  • Priti Jauhari, vice president, global transformation planning, Schneider Electric. Mr. Jauhari will discuss how the team was structured internally and what digital measures were taken to better anticipate supply chain disruptions and increase resilience.

Kinaxis will also unveil new end-to-end supply chain innovations that bring transparency, agility and intelligence to the enterprise.

Register here for Kinexions 23 in Japan

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