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Digitization for the real world

Digitization is promised as a solution to any problem - using a combination of artificial intelligence or machine learning, big data, automation, and the Internet of Things. But what is required is a realistic approach that works in the real world. We are looking forward to take up the challenge with you in 2020!

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Events

1st Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI) conference

The BISCI conference will take place on 13 February 2020 at the Brightlands Greenport Campus in Venlo. BISCI has formally started its activities in September 2019, aiming to drive state-of-the art digital and sustainable supply chain innovations by combining resources and expertise from knowledge institutions, business and government. Living up to this mission, BISCI organises a yearly conference to foster triple helix collaboration among leading companies, prominent knowledge institutes and ambitious governmental agencies. Keynote speakers are Sean Culey (business transformation expert), Richard Oosterhoff (senior vice-president DSM Operations & Responsible Care) and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schols (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen), and two breakout sessions will complete the program. Discussions will focus on the fast-paced innovations and changes we experience in Supply Chain Management, with a particular focus on digitalisation and sustainability. See: https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/research/brightlands-institute-supply-chain-innovation.
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Digitization in Logistics takes shape

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The Digital Logistics Ecosystem is taking shape - on multiple fronts. Starting from Antwerp: NxtPort spreads its links all over the world. Europe: Project like FENIX, supported by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), will establish a European Federated Network of Information Exchange in Logistics. Limburg: The Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI) puts a focus on digitalisation and sustainability in its first conference. Standards: GS1 initiated the Maritime-based Supply Chains Leadership Group to interconnect all initiatives that rely on the maritime mode. Logit One is bridging the gap from idea to operational services, providing a realistic approach that works in the real world. >>> read more