Seminar Planner: 4th March 2021 Virtual Conference Programme

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Welcome from Event Director, Claire Boffey

9.35am – 9.40am

9.40am - 10.20am – Opening Keynote

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

Clive Rees, Vice President, International Chief Procurement Officer, Deputy Head Global Supply Chain Unit, Fujitsu

Innovation Briefings

10.30am – 11.00am

Keynote 2

Beyond the Pandemic: Procurement's Time to Shine

Alex Ashley-Roberts, Director, Proactis

Session A

Digital Procurement Transformation: Fuelled by Confidence – Driven by People

Boris Adam, Associate Partner, apsolut

Aline Burlaut, Manager, apsolut

Session B

The Dangers of Dirty Spend Data

Susan Walsh, Founder, The Classification Guru


11.10am – 11.40am

Session D

Technology: The Key to Supply Chain Resilience and Effective Risk Management?

Charlotte Carter, Solution Specialist, Proactis

Session F

Finance AI: Fuelling Digital Transformation

Charlie Warne, Senior Solutions Consultant, AppZen


11.50am – 12.20pm

Session H

How Procurement Can Help Suppliers Become Innovation Partners

James Marland, Global Vice President in the Procurement Solution Area, SAP

Session I

Digital Advantage: Transform your Supplier Relationship and Outperform

Georg Roesch, VP Product Management, JAGGAER

Amenallah Reghimi, VP Product Management, JAGGAER

Session J

Contract Audits: Building Self-funded, Lower Touch, Higher ROI Programs

Jim Albrecht, Audit Director, PRGX

12.30pm – 1.00pm

Session L

Procurement in 2030 - More Change Coming than Ever Before

Dave Jones, Indirect and IT Procurement Leader 

Session M

Managing PPE in the Care Sector During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Michael Bennett, Head of Procurement, The Orders of St John Care Trust

1.00pm – 1.30pm 

Lunch & Networking

1.30pm – 2.00pm 

Session P

Intelligent Source to Pay: Making Good on the AI Promise

Daniel Ball, VP S2P Innovation UK, Medius

Session R

Key Strategies for Achieving Higher Savings to Become an AP Superhero

Stephen Carter, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua

2.10pm – 2.40pm 

Session T

Not all Information is Equal: The Perils of 'Information-Based' Decisions

Jo Kettner, CEO, Company Watch

Session U

The Ultimate Supplier Risk Assessment Checklist

Jaymin Desai CIPP/E CIPM, Third-Party Risk Offering Manager, OneTrust Vendorpedia

2.50pm – 3.20pm 

Session X

Procurement: Articulating the Reality of What We Do

Gregg Thompson, Global Head of Procurement, Schroders

Session Y

What to Look Out for in IT Contracts

Angela Chaggar, Senior IT Procurement Manager, Clifford Chance

Session Z

Procurement Transformation - A Case Study from SSE

Chris Platts, Head of Procurement Operations, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Closing Keynote

How to Thrive in a Post-Brexit World. The UK Could Learn Much from Singapore

Colin M Cram, FCIPS, MD, Marc1 Ltd and Government Advisor

4.20pm: Event Closes

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