Programme Overview

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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. February 2023 topics included:

  • Digital Transformation: Cognitive Procurement & Disruptive technologies
  • ESG Procurement Credentials and Strategy - people, processes and technology
  • Crisis Management: Contingency planning & business continuity
  • The Data Driven Procurement Process
  • Supplier Management: A new era of collaboration
  • Contractual and Legal Issues in Procuring AI Solutions
  • The Rise of Cryptocurrency in the Supply Chain
  • Minimum Contact: P2P automation & paperless systems
  • Procurement on the Move: Mobile & remote working
  • Collaboration: maintaining support from the C Suite
  • Evaluating, selecting and implementing new technologies
  • Combating Inflation: The Role of Technology in your Cost Optimisation Strategy
  • Procurement Pathways: New skillsets, career mapping & expanding influence within the enterprise




Welcome Address


Panel Discussion: Chaired by Guy Strafford. Juliet Sotnick, Vice President, Procurement & Supply Chain, IHS Towers, David Wylie, CPO, Thames Water, Rob Copeland, CPO, G4S and Jim Townsend, CPO

10:30 – 11.10 SPONSOR KEYNOTE:

Ilija Ugrinic, Commercial Solutions Director, Proactis

10:30 – 13:15

Modular Programme of 30-Minute Innovation Briefings

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

13:15 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:40

Innovation Briefings and a Choice of Industry Case Studies

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



Closing Keynote:

Sam De Silva, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

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