Programme

eWorld Procurement & Supply is the UK’s most comprehensive forum for new innovations and technology applications within the procurement and supply chain function.

All delegates benefit from a complimentary programme of free keynotes, focused briefings, case studies and networking sessions, designed to deliver high-value content for senior purchasing and supply chain executives.

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MARCH 2021 SUMMARY PROGRAMME

 

9.30am

Welcome to the Virtual Event

OPENING KEYNOTE:

Moving to a Global Procurement Function – The Good, the Bad and the Global

Dr Clive Rees, VP – International Chief Procurement Officer, Fujitsu

10.20 – 11.25am

Modular Programme of 30-Minute Innovation Briefings

Choose from a series of 30-minute seminars and keynotes on the latest developments and new innovations. Topics covered include:

    • COVID-19 and the Global Supply Chain: Key impacts and learnings for the future
    • Emerging from the Global Lockdown: What next for procurement? (trends, forecasts & predictions)
    • Crisis Management: Contingency planning & business continuity
    • Agile Procurement: Being ready for constant change & disruption
    • Procurement on the Move: Mobile & remote working will be the new norm
    • Minimum Contact: P2P automation & paperless systems
    • Facing Brexit: Top priorities for the procurement function (legislation, GDPR, contract management & supply chain integrity)
    • Legal Matters: How could the incoming Insolvency & Governance Bill affect your supply chain?
    • Digital Transformation: Evaluating, selecting and implementing new technologies
    • Future-Proof: How cloud-based procurement can protect your business
    • Supplier Management: A new era of collaboration
    • Purchasing with Purpose: Supporting the shift towards sustainable & ethical business
    • Procurement Pathways: New skillsets, career mapping & expanding influence within the enterprise
11.30am – 12.10pm

Panel Discussion

12.10pm – 12.40pm

Best Practice in Action: Choice of Industry Case Studies or Interactive Roundtable

12.40pm – 1.10pm

Lunch Break

1.10pm – 2.10pm

Modular Programme of 30-Minute Innovation Briefings

Choose from a series of 30-minute seminars on the latest developments and new innovations.

2.10pm – 2.40pm

Best Practice in Action: Choice of Industry Case Studies or Interactive Roundtable

2.40pm

3.10pm

Closing Keynote:

How to thrive in a post-Brexit World. The UK could learn much from Singapore

Colin M Cram FCIPS, Marc1 Ltd & Government Advisor

Plus supplier showcase & delegate networking

3.10pm – 3.20pm Closing Comments and thanks

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