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2022 ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference: Call For Presentations

Announcing the Call for Presentations

The call for presentations for the 2022 ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference is now open until Monday, December 20. Sharing your experiences as an educational session presenter is valuable to the entire ASCM community, a significant career opportunity and an important part of making the conference a success.

The 2022 ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference will take place September 18-20, 2022, as a hybrid event, with content presented both virtually and in person in Chicago. We are looking for innovative strategies, best practices, actionable insights and case studies that will motivate and inspire our attendees during the event and beyond. Sharing your experiences as an educational session presenter is valuable to the entire ASCM community, a significant career opportunity and an important part of making the conference a success.

Submission instructions, requirements, the abstract evaluation process, session categories, and timeline are listed below:

Reasons to present at the 2022 ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference

  • Contribute to the industry by sharing your supply chain expertise, case studies, and best practices.
  • Gain recognition, enhance your professional credibility, and build the future of the industry.
  • Network with fellow supply chain professionals and build lasting connections.
  • Receive a complimentary registration to the 2022 ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference.

Submit an Abstract

Steps to submit

  1. Enter abstract information into the form, including session title, audience level, learning objectives, primary keywords, and abstract text (fewer than 300 words).
  2. Enter presenter(s) details, including a short biography, social media links (optional), any prior speaking experiences, and a company logo (optional).
  3. Review and approve the information provided in previous steps, read and sign presenter terms and conditions, and submit your abstract.

Abstract submission limit

  • Maximum of 2 abstracts per presenter.
  • Each submission can have a maximum of 2 presenters.

Presentation selection criteria

Each submission is reviewed and evaluated by the ASCM Conference Content Taskforce. Taskforce members seek presentations that address critical issues, innovative methods, emerging industry trends, and provide practical solutions.

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2022 ASCM CONNECT Learning Paths

The ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference organizes sessions into learning paths. You will be asked to identify which learning path(s) your session aligns with. Learning paths help attendees navigate and structure their time at the event.


The sustainability learning path advances new strategies and perspectives to help an organization and its leaders rethink and retool products and processes to create more responsible business practices. Presentations will explore a variety of approaches to track, measure and analyze an organization’s impact on the environment and society.

Dynamic Fulfillment

Educational sessions in the dynamic fulfillment learning path will provide insights into warehousing and finished inventory strategies; robotics; scheduling, pick, pack, shipment and invoicing; and global logistics considerations. You’ll come away with a deeper understanding of the concepts and processes that improve the movement of materials across the supply chain.

Intelligent Supply

As supply chains grow increasingly complex, managing sourcing, spend and suppliers is becoming progressively more challenging. Presentations in this learning path will focus on building a digital, collaborative supply chain that streamlines sourcing decisions to advance your business, suppliers, and customers. 

Synchronized Planning

Supply and demand planning are essential components of supply chain management, driving the outcome of countless other business processes. The synchronized planning learning path outlines best practices for optimizing resources and inventory while maximizing capacity and production operations.

Talent, Leadership and Culture

Exceptional supply chains require exceptional workplace ecosystems that balance talent, leadership and culture. Educational sessions in this learning path are designed to help develop the next generation of informed, agile supply chain leaders who possess the technical and leadership skills it takes to excel.

Industry 5.0

Get an up-close look at the most relevant new technologies and procedures that continue to transform supply chains. From AI and robotics to 3D printing and smart manufacturing, what was revolutionary just a few years ago is now standard operating procedure. The key is to educate and inform the teams that make them possible.

Operational Excellence

Operational excellence remains a top priority and key differentiator for all businesses today. Educational sessions in learning path will feature real-world case studies and the latest best practices from some of the most respected names in industry — all designed to help you stay ahead of the competition.

Emerging Trends

Discover trend-setting developments and learn what’s driving innovation in supply chain. Presentations in this learning path will highlight game-changing trends and shed light on how they are shaping the future. Gain illumination and inspiration through educational sessions that reveal what’s coming next.

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