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OCT 15 2019

LOGILE SIMPLIFY 2019

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Agenda

Agenda

We’re excited to welcome renowned retail and food business industry expert, author and MorningNewsBeat.com founder Kevin Coupe as your Simplify 2019 keynote speaker!

Count on what you’ll always get at Simplify:
Practical, in-depth store planning, execution and WFM strategies and insights. Transformational tools to make you more effective and profitable.

We’ll have some adventures too:
Your Simplify 2019 conference fee also includes some fun activities in our downtime, including a sail and splash water adventure and Totally Awesome 80s closing night luxury yacht experience.

Additional notes:
Attire: Business casual during daily sessions and resort casual (or as otherwise noted in the agenda) during networking and evening activities. Note: Tropical, 80s and swim gear all make an appearance if you are so inclined!

Check out the Simplify 2019 agenda below.

Who else is attending this year?

Ahold Delhaize, Albertsons, Big Y, Booths, Coborn’s, Giant Eagle, Heinen’s, K-VA-T/Food City, Lowes Foods, Northgate Gonzalez Markets, Sprouts, Tractor Supply, Trig’s, Walmart, Wegmans, and Weis Markets.

Join us—don’t miss out!

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Networking Excursion: Spirit Del Sol Sail and Splash Water Adventure

Designed to reconnect you with friends old and new, this sail and splash water adventure aboard the Spirit Del Sol has something for everyone. Enjoy the floating water toys or stay on board with refreshments, 10-speaker sound system and spectacular mansion views along the waterway.  Attire: Sport/swim casual.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception and Cocktail Party

Welcome to paradise! The Simplify 2019 welcome reception and cocktail party provides the opportunity to network with your fellow retail leaders and the Logile team, setting the stage for an exciting and eventful two days to follow.  Attire: Resort casual.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Networking breakfast officially kicking off the conference. Let's get the conversations going!  Attire: Business casual.

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome to Simplify 2019!

It's that time again! Conference welcome, review of the upcoming days' details, and keynote speaker introduction.  Attire: Business casual. 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Simplify 2019 Keynote Address: RETAIL 2020 - What's The Future (WTF)?

Keynote presentation by renowned author and retail expert Kevin Coupe discussing the fast-evolving retail world through a radical new technological, demographic, competitive and cultural prism. These issues all combine to create an environment in which traditional thinking, fundamental execution, and just-good-enough strategies and tactics likely pave the path to irrelevance.  Attire: Business casual.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Retail Workforce Transformation: Connecting With the Cost of Labor

Retailer perspective on the fast-paced transformation occurring in retail and how it is more important than ever to truly understand how you are using labor in your stores, its cost and most critically the value of using your labor as productively as possible.  Attire: Business casual. 

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

MAIN STAGE. Standards Analyzer: Understanding Your Current Model and the Impact of Change

Strategic discussion and review of the power of analyzing your earned hours program and the ability to model, and then potentially enact, changes to attributes, processes, programs and plans. You'll also learn how this supports the industry's fast-moving transformation and your ability to keep pace. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.  

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Standards Analyzer: How can Retailers Use the Tool to Model Change?

Experience the solution in this tactical interactive demo session with Logile solution experts and retail users. Learn from retailers sharing their experience and results. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual. 

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

MAIN STAGE. AI and ML-Based Forecasting and Reforecasting: How Accurate, Intelligent Forecasting Leads to Better Service and More Optimal Use of Labor

Strategic discussion and review of the power of AI and machine learning as it relates to forecasting. See how it can lead to better use and placement of labor, providing better service without necessarily needing to increase labor. Learn about the transformational impacts Logile Forecasting delivers in practical retail operations. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Forecast Review and Management: The Tools, the Experience, and Store Management Expectations

Experience Logile Forecasting, Reforecasting and Forecasting Workbench in this tactical interactive demo session with Logile solution experts. See how accurate forecasts are built, and learn from retailers sharing their experience. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Introducing Staffing Analyzer: Taking Analysis to the Next Level - Understanding the Cost of Commitment and Service

Strategic discussion, review and demo of Logile's latest innovation, Staffing Analyzer. See the power of analyzing your staffing model with the ability to model changes to staffing parameters to meet business goals, while understanding their potential impact.  Attire: Business casual. 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

MAIN STAGE. Yes to Efficiency and Service: Getting to Task-Based and Cross-Department Employee Scheduling

How can you cost-effectively deliver great service? Learn how task-based, cross-utilized schedules provide maximum utilization from a customer's perspective. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. What Is Task-Based Scheduling and the Tools to Ensure Successful Implementation?

Discover important task-based, cross-utilized scheduling details in this deep-dive session. Review key solution functionality, how to prepare for deployment, and how to protect against improper scheduling edits with the Scheduling Effectiveness Index (SEI.) Learn from retailers sharing their experience. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

MAIN STAGE. One Size Does Not Fit All: Deliver the Right Information to the Right Roles With Advanced Task and Incidence Management - From the Store Floor to the Corporate Office

Employees, managers and the corporate office all need different details, visibility and communications to do their jobs in ensuring that plans are successfully executed at the store level. Learn how these needs translate into tailored experiences and streamlined, compliant operations within task management, incidence management and store execution. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Task and Incidence Management: Conducting Store Walks, Audits and Submitting Tickets

Ready to dive in and experience some of the "day in the life" activities of using Logile's task and incidence management solutions? Join Logile solution experts and your retail peers in this interactive breakout session covering store walks, audits, ticket submission and more. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

MAIN STAGE. Play it Safe on the Cutting Edge: Food Safety - Effectively and Efficiently Ensure Your Customers' and Associates' Well-Being

Strategic discussion and review of Logile's next-gen food safety solution, as well as insight into practical application in a retail environment. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Food Safety: Up Close and Personal

Join this tactical, interactive demo session with Logile solution experts and retailers sharing their experience. See Logile's exciting food safety solution up close and personal! (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Daily Digest Q&A: Day 1 Feedback and Discussion

Moderated discussion on topics of the day, including user experiences working across solutions. Bring your questions to this informal panel-style Q&A session to increase your knowledge.  Attire: Business casual.

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Recap: Day 1 Sessions Key Takeaways

Summary of the key messaging and takeaways of the day and logistics overview for the evening activities.  Attire: Business casual.

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Poolside Dinner Celebration

Join Logile, Simplify 2019 attendees and their guests for a relaxing and entertaining poolside dinner. Take a cocktail mixology class or simply enjoy the music to keep the vibes going throughout the tropical evening.  Attire: TROPICAL to get into the spirit, or resort casual.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Networking breakfast to start Simplify Day 2 off right with coffee, cuisine and cool company.  Attire: Business casual. 

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Opening Remarks: Day 2 Sessions Kickoff

Welcome to Day 2 of the Simplify core sessions program! Review of the day's agenda and any important communications before kicking off the morning.  Attire: Business casual.

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

MAIN STAGE. UPC Analyzer: Understanding Item-Level Labor Contribution and Why it Is Important

Strategic discussion and review of the power of analyzing and knowing your item-level labor contribution and how it differs by store. You'll also learn how you can use this data to perform detailed labor planning and make strategic decisions beyond workforce management. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. UPC Analyzer Review: How to Get to True Item-Level Labor Contribution

See the Logile UPC Analyzer in action in this interactive demo session with Logile solution experts and retailers sharing their experience. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

MAIN STAGE. Logile Lite: Simplifying the Approach to Developing Labor Demand

Take a walk on the lighter side. Join this strategic discussion and review of the alternative to an engineered labor standards approach when you don't need the full stack. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Food Safety: Up Close and Personal (ENCORE)

If you missed it on Day 1, this is an ENCORE PERFORMANCE of our tactical, interactive food safety demo session with Logile solution experts and retailers sharing their experience. See Logile's exciting food safety solution up close and personal! (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select between main stage or tactical breakout sessions to suit your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Logile's Retail Services at Your Service

Presentation on the importance of change management and leadership, and how Logile's Customer Success and Labor Support teams can serve as your labor department or support your existing team. We're here for you!  Attire: Business casual.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Celebrating Operational Excellence: In the Spotlight - Retailers Connecting With the Cost of Labor

Success is to be celebrated! In this special presentation, you'll hear from retailers how their companies have successfully leveraged Logile solutions to achieve key objectives and address labor costs while strengthening their connection with employees and customers. Kudos to these retail leaders on their impressive achievements!  Attire: Business casual.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Standards Analyzer: How can Retailers Use the Tool to Model Change? (ENCORE)

If you missed it on Day 1, this is an ENCORE PERFORMANCE of our tactical, interactive Standards Analyzer demo session with Logile solution experts and retail users. Learn from retailers sharing their experience and results. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select the tactical breakout that suits your interests.)  Attire: Business casual. 

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Forecast Review and Management: The Tools, the Experience, and Store Management Expectations (ENCORE)

If you missed it on Day 1, this is an ENCORE PERFORMANCE of our tactical, interactive Forecasting, Reforecasting and Forecasting Workbench demo session with Logile solution experts. See how accurate forecasts are built, and learn from retailers sharing their experience. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select the tactical breakout that suits your interests.)  Attire: Business casual.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Introducing Staffing Analyzer: Taking Analysis to the Next Level - Understanding the Cost of Commitment and Service

Get a more intimate look at Logile's latest innovation, Staffing Analyzer, in this functionality review breakout session. See the power of analyzing your staffing model with the ability to model changes to staffing parameters to meet business goals, while understanding their potential impact. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select the tactical breakout that suits your interests.)  Attire: Business casual. 

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. What Is Task-Based Scheduling and the Tools to Ensure Successful Implementation? (ENCORE)

If you missed it on Day 1, this is an ENCORE PERFORMANCE of our deep-dive session covering important task-based, cross-utilized scheduling details. Review key solution functionality, how to prepare for deployment, and how to protect against improper scheduling edits with the Scheduling Effectiveness Index (SEI.) Learn from retailers sharing their experience. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select the tactical breakout that suits your interests.)  Attire: Business casual. 

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. Task and Incidence Management: Conducting Store Walks, Audits and Submitting Tickets (ENCORE)

If you missed it on Day 1, this is an ENCORE PERFORMANCE of our interactive breakout session on select "day in the life" activities using Logile's task and incidence management solutions. Join Logile solution experts and your retail peers as we cover store walks, audits, ticket submission and more. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select the tactical breakout that suits your interests.)  Attire: Business casual. 

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

TACTICAL BREAKOUT. UPC Analyzer Review: How to Get to True Item-Level Labor Contribution (ENCORE)

If you missed it earlier in the day, this is an ENCORE PERFORMANCE of our interactive UPC Analyzer demo session with Logile solution experts and retailers sharing their experience. (Note: Concurrent sessions during this time slot - select the tactical breakout that suits your interests.)  Attire: Business casual. 

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Daily Digest Q&A: Day 2 Feedback and Discussion

Moderated discussion on topics of the day, including user experiences working across solutions. Bring your questions to this informal panel-style Q&A session to increase your knowledge.  Attire: Business casual.

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Zeroing in With Dashboards: How Logile Connects Users With the Labor in Your Stores

Strategic discussion and review of Logile's most innovative dashboards, app view and system workflow. Learn how these super-tools provide smart visibility and a streamlined experience that connects users to the labor being used in your stores.  Attire: Business casual.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Simplify Closing: The State of Logile

Logile Founder/President/CEO Purna Mishra presents an update on Logile strategy, successes, exciting initiatives and direction for the remainder of 2019 and beyond.  Attire: Business casual.

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Simplify 2019: It's a Wrap!

Summary of the key messaging of the day and logistics overview for the evening activities that will officially close out the event with a bang!  Attire: Business casual.

6:08 PM – 10:00 PM

Simplify Closing Dinner Cruise: Totally Awesome 80s!

We're bringing back the South Beach Lady yacht experience to close out Simplify 2019! And get ready to rawk because we're also bringing back the 80s! This year's cruise will feature a formal dinner as well as a Totally Awesome 80s theme, chock full of 80s photo-ops, games and music to get into the spirit and make memories. The South Beach Lady is the perfect vessel to network and dine in style as we say goodbye to Simplify with sunset views, breathtaking scenery and tropical weather splendor. Attire: YOUR 80s BEST, or resort casual. (Don't worry - we'll have some 80s bling for you on board.)

VENUE

A destination resort and entertainment complex on the legendary Hollywood Beach Broadwalk.

Margaritaville Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL

1111 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA