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

8.30am

Registration Opens

Tea/Coffee, bacon rolls and pastries provided

9.30am

OPENING KEYNOTE:

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

Clive Rees, VP – International Chief Procurement Officer, Fujitsu

10.30am – 11.10am

Modular Programme of 40-Minute Innovation Briefings

Choose from a series of 40-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
11.10am

Tea/Coffee, Smoothies and Biscuit Break

Plus supplier showcase & delegate networking

11.40am – 1.15pm

Modular Programme of 40-Minute Innovation Briefings

Choose from a series of 40-minute seminars and keynotes on the latest developments and new innovations.

1.15pm

2pm

FREE Lunch & Networking

Sponsored by Proactis

2pm – 3.40pm

Best Practice in Action: Choice of Industry Case Studies

First-hand case studies from leading organisations including Clifford Chance, John Lewis Partnership, Lloyds Banking Group, Shroders, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) and The Orders of St. John Care Trust.

3.55pm

4.35pm

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

4.35pm Event closes

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