September 16-18 | Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia

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Optimization Reimagined.

On September 16-18 at the Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead in Atlanta, join the world’s leading authorities on operations research, supply chain logistics optimization, change management and corporate transformation as they share best practices and success stories at OPTIMUS 2013.

Network with leaders from top companies around the world and learn how organizations such as Coca-Cola, SIRVA, Shell, a Multi-Billion Dollar Retail Company, and The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company sliced millions off their operational costs in this two-day, information packed event.

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Monday, September 16
 1:00 p.m. 

Customer Advisory Board Meetings:

Load Building Focus
Routing Focus

 2:30 p.m.  Break 
3:00-5:00 p.m. ORTEC Consultant Engagement: Meet and socialize with the team of ORTEC consultants and get answers to your top-of-mind questions, as well as touch base on your project needs.
6:00-8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception - Venetian Terrace Garden

Tuesday, September 17 
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcoming Address: Jeff Wilson, President, ORTEC North America
9:30 a.m. Keynote Address: Genius, Power and Magic.
Bill Curry, Coach, Communicator, Educator, Motivator, Author
10:45 a.m. Break - Partner Pavilion
11:00 a.m. ORTEC Global Solutions Update:

*Corne Aantjes, Global CTO, ORTEC
*Dr. Goos Kant, Chief Retail & Transportation Strategist, ORTEC
*Bobby Miller, Global Chief Consumer Goods Strategist, ORTEC
*Cindy de Groot, Managing Consultant, ORTEC

11:30 a.m. Lunch
 12:45 - 1:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions: Innovation
Predictive Replenishment: The New Paradigm
ORTEC & "The Control Tower" Strategy Global Supply Chains Optimized
 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions: Solutions
Why VMI Belongs in the Cloud Why Mobile Matters in Routing The Future of Network Design
 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Breakout Session: Customer Stories
General Session Room
* Conrad Miller, Director of Transportation Technology, Walmart
* Jesus Unzueta, SVP & Global CIO, SIRVA (North American and Allied Van Lines)
 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.
Keynote Customer Story: Coca-Cola
* Joseph V. Tripodi, EVP and Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
* Len Lamkin, Vice President – DSD Planning and Logistic Services, Coca-Cola Refreshments
 4:15 p.m. Depart for the High Museum of Art 
 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Evening Event: High Museum of Art – Cocktails, VIP Tour, Dinner 

Wednesday, September 18 
8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Keynote Address: Page Siplon, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Logistics
9:45 am

Keynote:

Channel Futures: Disruptions as Opportunities Benn Konsynski, Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Emory | Goizueta Business School

10:15 a.m. Break - Partner Pavilion
 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: The Omni-Channel Challenge

Moderator:
Benn Kosynski, Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management
Emory | Goizueta Business School

Panelists:
- Conrad Miller, Director of Transportation Technology, Wal-Mart
- Len Lamkin, Vice President – DSD Planning and Logistic Services, Coca-Cola
- Steve Turpin, Transportation Technology Manager, Clorox
- Todd Jackson, CEO, FreightCo
- Pat Smith, General Manager, Tools Group
12:00 p.m.  Event Wrap-Up 
12:15 p.m. Lunch 

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Keynote and Customer Speakers

  Bill Curry, Leadership Executive, Former Head Football Coach, Georgia Tech (’80-’86), University of Alabama (’87-’89), University of Kentucky (’90-’96). Author of Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle. Former ESPN football analyst. Founding partner of Curry, Wellborn & Batcher, LLC.
  Joseph V. Tripodi, EVP and Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
  Benn Konsynski, Professor of Business Administration, Information Systems & Operations Management, Emory University
  Page Siplon, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Logistics
  Jesus Unzueta, SVP & Global CIO, SIRVA (formerly Allied Van Lines)
  Len Lamkin, VP DSD Planning and Logistic Services, Coca-Cola Refreshments
  Pat Smith, General Manager, ToolsGroup
  Gijs Gullaert, CEO, AIMMS
  Scott Kleinert, Director of Sales - Consumer Goods, Datalliance
  Rob Pallante, Director Business Development, XRS

ORTEC Speakers 

Jeff Wilson, President, ORTEC North America
Corne Aantjes, Global CTO, ORTEC
Bobby Miller, Global CPG Strategist, ORTEC
Dr. Goos Kant, Chief Retail & Transportation Strategist, ORTEC
Frans van Helden, Managing Consultant, ORTEC
Cindy de Groot, Managing Consultant, ORTEC
Chad Oginz, Director, Account Management and Enterprise Sales, ORTEC


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OPTIMUS 2013 Sponsorship Opportunities for Our Partners

At ORTEC OPTIMUS 2013, there is no better way to make new connections with the world’s leading professionals in optimization than to be an event sponsor. As a sponsor, you’ll be face-to-face with decisions makers from Global 2000 companies.

Download our sponsorship guide to choose the business development opportunity that best meets your objectives.

Download the “OPTIMUS Partner Sponsorship Guide” (PDF)

To take advantage of these opportunities, ORTEC Partners can call Lucy Flinn, Director of Marketing at (404) 402-0992, or email lucy.flinn@ortec.com.

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Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead – Atlanta Luxury Hotel in the City’s Premiere Location

This Atlanta luxury hotel is the perfect city retreat in the heart of Buckhead’s thriving business and shopping districts. Award-winning chef Art Smith brings the finest, freshest local ingredients to the table at Southern Art and Bourbon Bar while spa treatments in poolside cabanas offer a unique sense of relaxation. Nearby attractions include the CNN Studio Tour and Georgia Aquarium. From the lavish lobby to its premier location, this Atlanta luxury hotel defines city style.

The hotel's guestrooms create an environment reminiscent of a Southern home. Blood Orange, pewter and charcoal colors complement the peach wall coverings infusing bold colors and creating an enticing visual contrast.

ORTEC has negotiated a room rate discount of $199/night.
Click here to reserve your room at this discounted rate today!




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Event Details

Date: September 16-18, 2013

Cost: There is no fee to attend this event.

Location: Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead
3315 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
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