Seminar Planner: October’s Programme

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9.30am - 10.10am – Opening Keynote

Achieving Cultural Change Through Procurement: The Social Value Act

Chris White, Director, Institute for Industrial Strategy, King's College London

Innovation Briefings

10.30am – 11.10am

Keynote 2

End-to-End Procurement Automation: Key Strategic Trends and Hot Topics

Ilija Ugrinic, Director, Proactis

Session A

The Case for Effective Supplier Management and How to Achieve it

Daniel Ball, Director, Wax Digital

Session B

Putting AI to Practical Use for Procurement & Contract Management

Julien Nadaud, Chief Product Officer, Determine

Session C

Rethinking Procurement: The Dynamic Marketplace

Molly Dobson, Head of Enterprise Customer Success, Amazon Business

Session D

Bringing Strategic Sourcing to the Cloud - A Case Study

Karen Bascou, Purchasing Manager - Governance & Digital Solutions, Hager Group on behalf of Apsolut

Workshop W1

Being ‘Match Fit’ to Lead Change Initiative (Part 1)

Lucy Brownsdon, Director, Centre for Facilitation

Coffee & Networking

Sponsored by KnowledgeBus

11.10am – 11.40am

11.40am – 12.20pm

Session E

The Roles of Best Practice, Technology and Project Readiness in Ensuring Successful P2P Outcomes

Andy Hamilton, Consultant, Proactis & Charlotte Carter, Solutions Consultant, Proactis

Session F

Manage Tail-end Spend with eProcurement

JP Moulin, Director, Prenax

Session G

Enabling Smarter Procurement, Today

Vishal Patel VP, Product Marketing, Ivalua

Session H

AI-Enabled Sourcing Automation

Alan Holland, CEO, Keelvar

Session I

Fear versus Greed: How to Own Your Marketplace and Win

Mark Masterson, VP Strategy & Disruption, Tradeshift

Workshop W2

Being ‘Match Fit’ to Lead Change Initiative (Part 2)

Lucy Brownsdon, Director, Centre for Facilitation

12.35pm – 1.15pm

Session J

Solving Real World Problems with Blockchain

Vlad Nanu, Chief Executive Officer, AMDARIS

Session L

How to Drive Meaningful Value from Outsourced Procurement: A Case Study

Andrew Yeaman, Director - Managed Procurement Services, DHL

Session M

Taking the Handbrake Off eSourcing, the Haldex Journey

Mark Andrioli, Global Project Sourcing Director, Haldex AB

Workshop W3

Driving Better Business Outcomes with Modern Procurement

David Hobson, Director, Oracle & Steve Smith, Consultant, Oracle

1.15pm – 2pm

Lunch & Networking

Free of charge, sponsored by Proactis

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2pm – 2.40pm: Lunchtime Keynote



Coffee & Networking

2.40pm – 3pm

3pm – 3.40pm Case Studies

Session O

LEGO: Building Capacity for Global Growth

Emma Freiha, Senior Manager, LEGO

Session Q

The Secret Sauce of Successful System Implementation

Chris Gardner, Project Manager, Global Strategic eSourcing, Merlin Entertainment Group

Session R

How Can Procurement Prepare for Life After Brexit?

Jeremy Smith, Managing Parnter, 4C Associates Ltd

Workshop W4

The Supplier Management Clinic (Part 1)

David Atkinson, Managing Director, 4 Pillars

3.55pm – 4.35pm Case Studies

Session S

Building Stronger Futures - from Graduate to British Steel Procurement Professional

Daniel Golds, Sourcing Lead and CIPS Young Procurement and Supply Professional of the Year nominee, British Steel

Workshop W5

The Supplier Management Clinic (Part 2)

David Atkinson, Managing Director, 4 Pillars

4.35pm: Event Closes

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