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9.30am - 10.10am – Opening Keynote

Transforming Procurement at BT

Cate Warman-Powell, Head of Procurement Consumer Technology & Supply Chain, BT

Innovation Briefings

10.30am – 11.10am

Keynote 2

Procurement Success - The Importance of User Adoption

Adrian Gibson, Customer Services Director, Proactis

Session A

No Compromise, Procurements Next Horizon?

Steve Carter, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua

Session B

Cognitive Sourcing; What Technologies For Tomorrow?

Stephanie Gautier, Chief Product Officer, Silex

Session C

Implementing a Source to Contract Solution - adding value through automation

Scott McKenna, Procurement Operations Manager, Royal London (On behalf of GEP)

Workshop W1

Procurement with Purpose - Can We Use Our Spend to "Save the World"?

Peter Smith, MD, Author, and co-founder of the Procurement with Purpose Movement, Procurement Excellence LTD

Coffee & Networking

11.10am – 11.40am

11.40am – 12.20pm Innovative Briefings on a Range of New Developments

Session D

What Might the New Decade Have in Store for Procurement?

Charlotte Carter, Solutions Specialist, Proactis

Session F

Procurement as a Power for Good

Daniel Ball, Business Development Director, Wax Digital

Session G

Amazon Business 102: Evaluating and Accelerating Success

Sangeetha Sankaran, Head of Professional Services, Amazon Business UK

Workshop W2

Vendor Risk Management: Overcoming Today's Most Common Challenges

Mustafa Gharaibeh, Third Party Risk Specialist, OneTrust Vendorpedia

12.35pm – 1.15pm

Session H

Coronavirus, Brexit - the Nightmare of Contagion in the Supply Chain

Nick Hood, Business Risk Analyst, Company Watch

Session I

Autonomous Procurement: How Artifical Intelligence is Changing Procurement

Georg Rösch, VP Product Management, JAGGAER

Session J

Measuring the Value of Source-To-Pay Tech: Setting Realistic ROI Targets and Quantifiable Benefits

Sophie Pope, Director of Sales UK and Nordics, Determine a Corcentric Company

Session K

Contract Audit: The Power of Prevention

Vijay Parekh, Sr. Director of Delivery EMEA - Contract Compliance, PRGX

1.15pm – 2pm

Lunch & Networking

Free of charge, sponsored by Proactis

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2pm – 2.40pm Case Studies: Best Practice in Action

Coffee & Networking

2.40pm – 3pm

3pm – 3.40pm Case Studies: Best Practice in Action

Session P

Transforming Commercial Services across UK Policing

Simon Wilson, Director, BlueLight Commercial

Session Q

Key Contractual and Legal Issues to Consider When Procuring Success

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

Session R

Buzz Words to Reality!

Venkat Amble, Head of GBS Purchase to Pay UK, Siemens PLC

Session S

Achieving Real Results with Digital Procurement in the Education Sector

Max Kent, Director of Procurement, Compleat Software

3.55pm - 4.35pm – Closing Keynote

Leading in a New Landscape

Drew Povey, Author & International Speaker on Leadership and Sustainable Change

4.35pm: Event Closes

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