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LLamasoft to Host Eighth Annual SummerCon Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta

May 31, 2018

Event to Feature Customer Presentations by General Motors, IKEA, Sam’s Club, Starbucks, Unilever, and More 

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (May  31, 2018) – LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain design solutions, will welcome supply chain practitioners, innovators and leaders from many of the world’s largest companies to the eighth annual SummerCon supply chain conference, taking place from June 11-15, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. This year’s attendees will experience “The Next Evolution of Supply Chain Design” by learning how faster, smarter supply chain decision-making can empower them to continuously evolve their supply chains and remain one step ahead of the competition.

Featuring a variety of sessions covering the full spectrum of supply chain design technologies and solutions, attendees will learn how some of the world’s best-known companies, such as General Motors, Dell and Whirlpool, are using supply chain design to solve complex challenges and quickly respond to changing market conditions. The conference will begin with two days of pre-conference training, where attendees will receive hands-on training with the latest innovations in supply chain design technology.

SummerCon 2018 will offer thought-provoking keynote addresses from Nobel Prize-winning psychologist, behavioral economist and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman; renowned magician Penn Jilette of Penn & Teller; the Co-Founder, Chairman and Co-Chief Scientific Officer of Synthetic Genomics Inc (SGI), J. Craig Venter; LLamasoft Founder and Chairman of the Board Don Hicks; and LLamasoft CEO Razat Gaurav.

“SummerCon enables supply chain professionals to step away from their daily routine to learn from innovators and thought leaders on the next generation of supply chain design and decisioning,” said Razat Gaurav, CEO of LLamasoft. “The event features dozens of customer-led breakout sessions that expose how leading companies are using supply chain design to disrupt their markets and de-risk complex decisions; combined with an executive-focused networking track that brings together those who are shaping the future. It’s definitely a ‘must attend’ for professionals who are interested in the latest ideas and technologies that are driving the digital transformation of supply chains around the world.”

SummerCon was named a “Best Supply Chain Show to Attend in 2018” by Forbes. To learn more about the event visit, to register for the event click here, or follow the conference on social media using the hashtag: #SCon18.

About LLamasoft, Inc.

LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.


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