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Eric Wilson, ACPF
Eric Wilson, ACPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning

Director – Thought Leadership
Eric is a predictive analytics and business planning innovator, author, and speaker. He is the Director of Thought Leadership at the IBF. Prior to this he worked as the Director of Demand Planning at Escalade Sports, Director of Demand Planning at Berry Plastics, and Director of Demand Planning & S&OP at Tempur Sealy International. In 2016, he received the Excellence in Business Forecasting & Planning award from the IBF. He is an IBF Advanced Certified Professional Forecaster (ACPF) with over 20 years of experience. Eric is a visionary in his field, a frequent speaker and panelist for many executive forums and professional conferences, and has written numerous articles in publications such as The Journal of Business Forecasting and APICS Magazine. He is also the author of the books Cultural Cycles and Predictive Analytics for Business Forecasting & Planning.
Todd Dunn, CPF
Todd Dunn, CPF
Catalent Pharmaceutical

Director of Supply Chain
Todd Dunn is currently the Director of Supply Chain at Catalent Pharmaceutical. Most recently, he is IBF's 2018 "Excellence in Business Forecasting & Planning" award winner. Todd has held several management positions in supply chain and production within his 28 years of manufacturing experience. He was the project manager to successfully lead his organization to Class A MRPII certification. He has facilitated the pre-S&OP and executive S&OP meetings for over 15 years. He holds a BSc degree in Business Management and obtained the Michigan Certificate from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He has been a speaker at several Supply Chain & Demand Planning events across North America for many years covering topics related to Demand Management and S&OP/ IBP. Todd is a Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF).
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This event was very informative and there were great ideas presented that I will be using to improve our forecasting process.
Barbara Thomas, Demand Planning Manager, Ecolab, Inc.

IBF’s Supply Chain Planning Bootcamp is an interactive, immersive, and practical program that provides participants with a solid grounding in Supply Chain, with a focus on Supply Planning.

Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to build upon the first 2 days with our optional 3rd day, Demand Management and S&OP Workshop.

Why YOU should Attend:

  • Get a full review of the whole planning process, from the production plan to the detailed master scheduling process
  • Receive expert instruction that introduces both experienced professionals and newcomers to the best tools and methods that enhance Supply Planning, Demand Planning, and S&OP capabilities.
  • Meet and network with Supply Chain, Inventory Management, S&OP, Demand Planning, and Forecasting professionals
  • Earn 10 points towards IBF recertification
  • All this and much more...
  • This hands-on program will enable you to hit the ground running upon return to your company. The path to S&OP maturity starts here.
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Eric Wilson, ACPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning
Director – Thought Leadership
Todd Dunn, CPF
Catalent Pharmaceutical
Director of Supply Chain
Boot Camp Schedule
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  • Boot Camp Day 1
    Aug 9, 2023
  • Boot Camp Day 2
    Aug 10, 2023
  • Boot Camp Day 3 (optional)
    Aug 11, 2023
8:30 AM - 11:55 AM
MORNING SESSION

FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY PLANNING

  • Role of supply planning with an organization
  • Relationship between demand, supply, S&OP
  • Key points and terminology
PLANNING STRATEGIES AND PROCESS
  • Optimization and determining buffers
  • Balancing supply and demand
  • Key elements within supply planning and impact to organization
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LUNCH
1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
AFTERNOON SESSION
DEMAND PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
  • What is forecast and demand planning
  • Key Principles of Forecasting
  • The Relationship Between Forecasting & Demand Planning
S&OP - SALES & OPERATIONS PLANNING
  • The S&OP Process as a Key Business Driver
  • The S&OP Process Steps
  • Process Implementation Pitfalls to Avoid
Presented By:
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Todd Dunn, CPF
Catalent PharmaceuticalDirector of Supply Chain
Pricing
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SILVER PACKAGE
$1,999

Member’s discount: -$100

GOLD PACKAGE
$2,249
PLATINUM PACKAGE
$2,699

Member’s discount: -$100

DIAMOND PACKAGE
$2,949
4th FREE - DIAMOND GROUP
Best Value (Group) (4 persons for price of 3)
$8,847
DIAMOND CPF CERTIFICATION PACKAGE
Best Value (+CPF Certification)
$4,199
DIAMOND GROUP
(2 PERSONS)
$5,798
PLATINUM GROUP
(2 PERSONS)
$5,298
S&OP/ IBP & Demand Management Workshop
$1,699

Member’s discount: -$100

ADD-ON: Certificate in S&OP/ IBP
$899
SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING BOOT CAMP
AUGUST 9-10, 2023
1-DAY S&OP/IBP & DEMAND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
AUGUST 11, 2023
BREAKFAST & LUNCH
1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO JOURNAL OF BUSINESS FORECASTING
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
ACCESSS TO 40+ YEARS OF ARTICLES AND IBF RESEARCH
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
COST OF FORECAST ERROR CALCULATOR
BUILD BUSINESS CASE FOR PLANNING RESOURCES (INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNTS AT FUTURE IBF EVENTS
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
FREE FORECASTING TUTORIAL AT SELECT IBF EVENTS
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP, $1000 VALUE)
BENCHMARKING RESEARCH REPORTS
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
CPF CERTIFICATION EXAMS
3 EXAMS
BOOK: FUNDAMENTALS OF DEMAND PLANNING & FORECASTING
(FREE SHIPPING)
S&OP/ IBP CERTIFICATE - INCLUDES EXAM FOR KNOWLEDGE-CHECK

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Exhibitors
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  • Kinaxis
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Become an IBF Member and Start Improving Your Forecasting & Planning Performance Today.

The IBF Advantage:

IBF members include well-known company professionals that span a broad array of business sectors. By joining our organization, you can make certain that your company sets up the right forecasting & planning process and uses the best techniques available. Moreover, you can be sure that your forecasting and demand planning staff has the proper knowledge and skill set for success.

As an IBF member you receive:

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Upcoming Events & Trainings
AUGUST 7–9, 2024
Nashville, Tennessee USA
SUPPLY & DEMAND PLANNING BOOT CAMP w/ 1-Day Hands-on Concept to Practice in Supply & Demand Planning Workshop...
OCTOBER 22 - 25, 2024
Orlando, Florida USA
w/ Fundamentals of S&OP, Demand Planning & Forecasting Tutorial...
NOVEMBER 13-15, 2024
Online
w/ 1-Day Predictive Analytics Workshop & Use of Big Data Workshop...
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+1-800-239-2269
2021 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee
37203 USA
$219 (USD) + tax/night
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