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RELEX Live Atlanta

May 18-19, 2022 | Hotel Midtown Atlanta
188 14th Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30361

Staying ahead of the curve is key to retailer success. Rapidly-changing consumer buying habits, supply chain challenges and unplanned events highlight the need for intelligent retail planning - and it is more important than ever. 

RELEX Live brings together retail professionals to highlight and discuss current trends, emerging technologies and intelligent retail planning.

    Why Attend?

      • Learn more about RELEX & Unified Retail Planning
      • Share knowledge & connect with industry experts, existing clients and like-minded professionals
      • Hear why our customers are thriving using Supply Chain, Merchandising, and Operations solutions with RELEX.
      • Understand more about how RELEX supports retailer-supplier management.

    Wednesday, May 18th

    6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Welcome Reception 
    We kick off the conference at Midtown's Pour Taproom. Join in for 40+ regional craft beers on tap, cocktails, and tasty bites. 

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    Thursday, May 19th

    7:30am - 9:30am

    Registration & Breakfast

    8:30am - 9:15am

    Morning Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)

    M1: Leveraging the RELEX Skills Academy 
    by Molly Prucha, Senior Supply Chain Business Consultant, RELEX


    M2: New Battlegrounds In Supply Chain Disruption by Brett Linder, Senior Manager of Solution & Analytics & Omar Louzir, Lead Business Consultant, RELEX

    M3: First Timers Meet & Greet

    New to the RELEX Community? Join this session for a first-hand introduction by RELEX CEO Mikko Kärkkäinen

    9:15am - 9:30am

    Break

    9:30am - 10:30am

    Opening General Session

    Keynote: Challenges & Developments of the Consumer Goods Supply Chain by RELEX CEO & Co-Founder Mikko Kärkkäinen

    RELEX Retail Forward - Path to Innovation by Marc Koehler, Director of Product & Greg Wilson, VP Field Strategy

     

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    10:30am - 11:00am

    Break

    11:00am - 11:30am

    [New Research] Omni-channel: What Matters to Today's Consumer by Jason Dull, Senior Manager at Capgemini

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    11:30am - 12:00pm

    Why now is the Renaissance for Space Planning by Flora Delaney, Delaney Consulting

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    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Lunch

    1:00pm - 1:30pm

    Second General Session

    Ahold Delhaize: Omnichannel Supply Chain Transformation
    by Brian Aubertine, Project Lead, Strategic Initiatives ADUSA Procurement

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    1:30pm - 2:00pm

    Kum & Go - Enabling Success in Convenience Retail by Kevin Conniff, VP Merchandise Operations, Inventory Planning and Space at Kum & Go

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    2:00pm - 2:30pm

    Rite Aid - Unifying your Space Management and Supply Chain Data

    by Dave King | Director of Visual Merchandising, Rite Aid

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    2:30pm - 3:00pm

    From Planograms to Realograms – Achieving a Seamless Shopper Experience

    by Eric Bachrach Lead Solution Principle - Category Management

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    3:00pm - 3:45pm

    Break

    3:45pm - 4:15pm

    Afternoon Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)

    AA1: The Right Tools For The Job: How To Build A Better Supply Chain For Slow-Moving Products by Greg Wilson, VP Field Strategy & Clint Hodges, Senior Solutions Consultant

     

    AA2: Best Practices In Grocery Retail Supply Chains by Marc Koehler, Director of Product

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    4:15pm - 4:25pm

    Break

    4:25pm - 4:55pm

    Afternoon Breakout Sessions

    (Choose 1 )

     

    AB1: Unified Retail Planning - Breaking Out Of Retail's Functional Silos by Sam Welton, Director of Product, Space & Assortment

     

    AB2: Taking RELEX To The Next Level With Workload Forecasting & Markdown Optimization by Marc Koehler, Director of Product

     

    AB3: Supplier-Retailer Collaboration for E2E Supply Chain Optimization [CPG Roundtable] by Jukka Uskonen, VP CPG Sales

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    4:55pm - 5:15pm

    Break

    5:15pm - 6:00pm

    Closing General Session

     

    Retailer Panel Discussion moderated by Flora Delaney, Delaney Consulting

     

    Key Takeaways and Learnings by CEO Mikko Kärkkäinen

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    6:00pm

    Closing Party

     

    RELAX with RELEX
    Join us as we take over the rooftop for entertainment, specialty cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at Midtown's hotspot, 5Church.

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    Friday, May 20th

    8:00am - 11:00am

    Grab & Go Breakfast & Departures 

    Additional Details

    Registration is complimentary for retailers, consumer packaged goods providers, strategic partners, and media.

    If you have any questions about registration or the event, please contact: christa.thomas@relexsolutions.com