Networking event: Smart-touch planning in demand management and forecasting

12 May
  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm CEST
  • Breda, the Netherlands
Consumer Products
Networking event: Smart-touch planning in demand management and forecasting

After two years of virtual events and webinars we are

After two years of virtual events and webinars we are delighted to welcome you again to our consumer products network event! By exchanging experiences and sharing best practices on forecasting and planning topics between peers, every company benefits from the learnings.

Smart-touch planning in times of high demand volatility

It looks like demand volatility has never been this high. At the same time technological developments have changed and are still changing the way companies are organizing demand management and forecasting. What elements of smart-touch planning are you already applying? How to digitize your demand planning? What is the key role a demand planner can take? How to use machine learning effectively to forecast your demand based on drivers?

We will discuss these questions and offer answers. Join our event and reserve a seat!



10h00 – 10h30  Welcome and coffee

10h30 – 10h50  Kick-off

10h50 – 11h30  EyeOn smart-touch planning
We don’t just need to make the right decision, we need to make that decision really quickly. For this purpose EyeOn is developing smart-touch planning: with better technology we enable you to take faster decisions, thereby increasing the impact.

11h45 – 12h30  Customer case Pietercil by Sven van Baarsel – Project Lead ‘Octopus’
Pietercil Group is a family business and is an FMCG partner with a full-service approach as a distributor. They embed ambitious brands locally and help them conquer new markets. Pietercil is currently a partner to over 90 brands in 4 different countries. Sven will present the origin, journey, and outcome of the so-called ‘Octopus’ project that touched the whole Pietercil organization and was aimed to take planning to the next level.

12h30 – 13h30  Lunch

13h30 – 15h30  Carrousel: Inspiration sessions on various demand related topics
Three rounds of sessions with topics such as: driver-based forecasting, cognitive insights, demand allocation in crisis situations, digitized demand planning, and boosting performance with Planning Services

15h45 – 16h30  The demand planner 2.0: Take control of your role
Interactive session on the changing role of the demand planner. How can a demand planner bring value into this ever more technological world? EyeOn has created a framework to let demand planners excel. What is needed for your demand planners?

16h30 – 16h45  Closing

16h45                 Drinks and tapas



Graaf Engelbertlaan 75
4837 DS Breda
The Netherlands

The location is situated 2 minutes from the A16/E19 and has free parking space.

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