Lisbon, April 30th 2019

DELIVER announces its final program for its 4th edition in Lisbon on June 5/6

DELIVER is unveiling its complete program for its 2019 edition next June 5/6. Reigning
juggernauts and trailblazing startups will share how they are unleashing their Artificial
Intelligence super powers to shape the new retail & logistics order. To shed a global light
on the future of retail and supply chain, each plenary session will involve speakers from
USA, Asia and Europe.

The conference program will open with an overview about how the latest developments
in AI are already creating a new paradigm in retail, fulfilment and delivery. As one of
the world’s most innovative companies, Alibaba will expose its vision for an AI-driven
distribution and retail world, whereas Accenture, Capgemini and PwC, as global
consultancies helping corporate organizations to transform, are best placed to comment
on the current retail revolution.

With increased intake of technology inside warehouses, innovative organizations adopt
robots to absorb peaks, squeeze picking time, keep costs down and mitigate staff
shortage. This trend will be illustrated by Ocado, world’s largest online grocery retailer
whose success relies on maximum automation, Cdiscount, France’s leading e-commerce
website and a famous early adopter of latest fulfilment technologies, GreyOrange, one
of the world’s best funded fulfilment automation startups and Rakuten Intelligence,
whose market research is based on the most detailed digital commerce data available.

Various places of the globe are already witnessing the implementation of smart
transportation solutions that no longer require any human intervention with self-driving
trucks, vans and robots. In this session, Uber will expose its journey in automation and its
ambitions in the freight industry, Continental will present its pioneering technologies for
connected goods mobility, AutoX will explain the robo-delivery technology they are
building, and ZhenRobotics will show how their self-driving robots are already changing
ways millions of Chinese shop.

The closing plenary session will focus on the new wave of AI-powered cashierless retail
which is certainly the biggest disruption in retail history and the new frontier in retail
digitalization. Casino, a global leader in the food retail market, will share interesting
insights already gathered in their stores with no physical checkout. Besides, 3 of the most
disruptive startups from USA (Inokyo), China (Neolix) and Europe (Storelift) will expose
how their cutting-edge technology allows them to craft the most seamless and enjoyable
shopping experience.

Here is the full list of speakers across all 4 sessions:

June 5th (11:00 – noon) : latest developments in AI
● Chunhui Zhang – Group Head of Logistics R&D – Alibaba (China)
● Andre Pharand – Global Managing Director for Post & Parcel – Accenture (USA)
● Achim Himmelreich – Global Head of Client Engagement – Capgemini
● Shana Laurie de Hernandez – Partner, EMEA Retail Leader – PwC (Netherlands)

June 5th (19:00 – 20:00) : warehouse automation
● Stewart McGuire – Head of Corporate Development – Ocado (UK)
● Kenneth Cassar – VP Strategy & Insights – Rakuten Intelligence (USA)
● Akash Gupta – Co-founder & CTO – GreyOrange (India)
● James Rebours – Supply Chain Innovation Director – CDiscount (France)
June 6th (09:00 – 10:00) : smart transportation
● Daniel Buczkowski – Head of Expansion Europe – Uber Freight (Netherlands)
● Hugo Fozzati – Business & Operations Director – AutoX (USA)
● Zhiyong Liu – Founder & CEO – Zhen Robotics (China)
● Petra Becker – VP Supply Chain – Continental (Germany)

June 6th (15:30 – 16:30) : new retail & cashierless stores
● Cyril Bourgois – Group Chief Innovation Officer – Casino (France)
● Tony Francis – Founder & CEO – Inokyo (USA)
● Kevin Xu – Co-founder & CSO – Neolix (China)
● David Gabai – Co-founder & COO – Storelift (France)

In addition to these 4 plenary sessions, 20 breakout sessions in LogTech, transportation,
packaging and fulfilment will give attendees the opportunity to hear about best practices
shared by retailers and to debate about fresh ideas during interactive workshop studios.
Senior-level retailers are invited to register at to join the
DELIVER elite series and receive their free tickets, travel (up to 300€), 4* hotel,
transfers and networking dinner.

“ I’m thrilled to welcome for the first time more than 1,000 decision makers from 40
countries in what became already the largest and best attended gathering of the retail
operations community in Europe. This 4th edition will provide inspiration and will
showcase Log Tech & Retail Tech innovation at its best ” commented Stephane Tomczak,
Founder of DELIVER.

DELIVER, the European Rendezvous for e-Logistics, is an exclusive and invite-only
gathering for retail & operations leaders from Europe’s largest retailers with selected
one-to-one meetings, inspiring keynotes from global thought leaders and hands-on
breakout sessions.

Dates – 5th + 6th June

Location Estoril Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal

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