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LLamasoft to Host Fifth Annual SummerCon Conference in Park City, Utah

November 19, 2014

World’s only conference dedicated to supply chain design expected to draw more than 500 attendees

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (November 19, 2014) LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, announced it will host the fifth annual SummerCon supply chain design conference June 22-26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. The five-day event offers two days of training courses for LLamasoft users followed by three days of customer-led sessions, best-practice discussions and technology demonstrations. SummerCon is the world’s only conference focused solely on supply chain design. This year’s theme is “Destination Design”.

After shattering attendance records during the 2014 conference, LLamasoft is taking SummerCon to Park City, where the original code was written for its flagship product, Supply Chain Guru. The event will be held at the Canyons Resort and feature an impressive lineup of customer case studies from Fortune 500 companies representing a variety of industries.

The conference will also offer five keynote speakers including LLamasoft Co-founder and CEO Don Hicks, aerospace engineer Burt Rutan, explorer Ranulph Fiennes, science historian James Burke and international supermodel and philanthropist Petra Nemcova. This year will debut the Supply Chain Design Expo Hall, featuring complimentary products and solutions and the perennial favorite, Solutions Lab, where attendees can see the newest LLamasoft products and functionality.

SummerCon offers a rare opportunity for supply chain analysts and executives alike to attend sessions specifically on the topic of supply chain design and discuss successes and challenges with their peers,” said LLamasoft CEO Don Hicks. “This conference will be a unique opportunity for the supply chain community to celebrate the strides the field has made and share what’s on the horizon. We are looking forward to making Park City ‘Destination Design’.”

Supply chain design thought-leaders, practitioners and industry influencers will discuss trends and strategies for network optimization, transportation route optimization, inventory optimization, supply chain risk mitigation, cost-to-serve, and other modeling solutions impacting real-world supply chain challenges.

The conference can be followed on Twitter with #SCon15.

Media Contact
LLamasoft, Inc.
Lisa Hajra
734-418-3119 ext 1400