Seminar Planner: Wednesday 28th February 2018

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9.30am - 10.10am – Opening Keynote

From Purist to Pragmatist

Jamie Foster, Group Procurement Director, McLaren Group

Innovation Briefings

10.30am – 11.10am

Keynote 2

Tail-Spend Management: Extracting Savings and Improving Control from the Most Fragmented of Spend

Ilija Ugrinic, Director, Proactis

Session A

Digital Procurement - A Practical Guide

Trevor Tyler, Principal Consultant, Xoomworks

Session B

A P2P Implementation Playlist: The Top 10 Critical Components for Successful P2P Delivery

Daniel Ball, Business Development Director, Wax Digital

Session D

Leverage the Power of B2B Networks and eProcurement

Sean Delaney, VP, Determine & Ian Thompson, Director, Tradeshift

Workshop W1

Making Procurement Fit for the Future Part 1: The Evolving Socioeconomic Context, and What This Means to Your Business

Alicia Ayars, Program Manager & Martin Rich, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Future-Fit Business

Coffee & Networking

Sponsored by KnowledgeBus

11.10am – 11.40am

11.40am – 12.20pm

Session E

Customer Case Studies: Delivering Excellence Through eProcurement Technologies Aligned to Best Practice

Andy Hamilton, Consultant, Proactis

Session F

Digitalisation in Indirect Spend - Recognising, Measuring and Reducing Process Costs

Roland Svennberg, Senior Key Account Manager, Mercateo

Session G

An Easy Win for Procurement: Information Management and Sourcing

JP Moulin, Sales Director, Prenax

Session H

Streamlining Purchase-to-Pay by Using Catalogue Procurement Models

Michelle Sheils, Client Engagement Consultant, Capita Integrated business solutions

Session I

How to Successfully Transition from being Measured on Savings to being Measured on Value?

Simon Butterfield, Account Executive, UK & Benelux, Tradeshift

Workshop W2

Making Procurement Fit for the Future Part 2: What This Means for the Future of Procurement, and What You Can Do About It

Alicia Ayars, Program ManagerMartin Rich, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Future-Fit Business

12.35pm – 1.15pm

Session J

Achieving Success: How Northumbria University Implemented a New P2P Solution

Martin Denham, Operations Director, Xoomworks & Mark Gill, Commercial Director, Northumbria University

Session K

Future Proofing Your Tech Investments

Louis Fernandes, Vice President & Country Manager, Basware

Session L

Good vs Evil - Avoiding Another Doomed Supplier Adoption Process

Neil Penny, Digital Invoice Product Manager, Data Interchange

Session M

Outsourcing the Tail: Reduce Cost and Complexity in your Supply Chain

Dermot Connolly, Head of Industrial & Technology Sector Solutions, Exertis Supply Chain Services

Workshop W3

Preparing For Brexit - Changing Demands, Skills and Supply Chains

Andrew Daley, Director, Procurement & Spend Management, Edbury Daley

1.15pm – 2pm

Lunch & Networking

Free of charge, sponsored by Proactis

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2pm – 2.40pm: Lunchtime Keynote

Keynote 3

Beat the Bots: How Being Human Will Win the Day

Tania Seary, Founder, Procurious

Keynote 4

GDPR - What Procurement Professionals Need to Know

Dr Sam De Silva, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP (CMS)

 

Coffee & Networking

2.40pm – 3pm

3pm – 3.40pm Case Studies

Session O

Lighting the Way for Digital Manufacturing

William Bridgman, Managing Director, Warren Services

Session P

Driving Better Business Outcomes with Modern Procurement

David Hobson, Director, Oracle Cloud Applications & Steve Smith, Senior Consultant, Oracle Cloud Applications

Session Q

Protecting Human Rights in Public Supply Chains: The Challenge for Public Authorities

Andy Davies, Director, London Universities Purchasing Consortium

Workshop W4

Social Intelligence: The Leadership Skill of the Future

Christopher Barrat, Director, Greystone Consulting Ltd

3.55pm – 4.35pm Case Studies

Session S

Can Procurement be a Force for Good?

Peter Smith, Managing Director, Spend Matters

Session T

Beyond the Commercial Transaction - How Tesco Achieves Real Supplier Collaboration

Chris Stanley, Director, Anthesis

Workshop W5

How Businesses can find Technology to Innovate Their Business Models

Bastiaan van Drempt, Director, Coact Consulting Group

4.45pm: Event Closes

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