Seminar Planner: February 2023 Programme

9.30am – 10.10am

Opening Keynote

To be announced

10.30am – 11.10am: Innovative Briefings on a Range of New Developments

Session A

Addressing Challenges in AP today to Improve Procurement Tomorrow

Carl Thompson, Coupa Software / Neil Patterson, Xoomworks Procurement, part of Accenture

Session B

Title to be Confirmed

Ian Nethercot, Supply Chain Director, Probrand

Session C

Title to be Confirmed

Jonny Dunning, CEO, Zivio

Coffee & Networking

11.10am – 11.40am

11.40am – 12.20pm: Innovative Briefings on a Range of New Developments

Session E

Title to be Confirmed

Paul Harding, Customer Success Director, Proactis

Session F

Facing the Future: The (Shared) Value of Responsible Sourcing

Miranda Murphy, Principal Consultant, Sedex

Session G

Strategic Procurements is the Lockdown Legacy

Stephen Carter, Director, Ivalua

12.35pm – 1.15pm: Innovative Briefings on a Range of New Developments

Session J

Making Sustainable Procurement Happen

Jonathan O'Brien, CEO, Positive Purchasing

Session K

Supplier Diversity and Unconscious Bias

Jason Roberts, CEO & Founder, Kaleida International

Session L

Between the Spreadsheets: Classifying and Fixing Dirty Data

Susan Walsh, Founder and Managing Director, The Classification Guru

Lunch & Networking

Free of charge, sponsored by Proactis

1.15pm – 2.00pm

2.00pm – 2.40pm: Case Studies: Best Practice in Action

Session O

Why Are We Still Talking About Electronic Procurement?

Steven King, Source to Contract Improvement Manager, Sony

Session Q

How to Manage Price Increase Requests from Your Outsourcing Partners?

Ricky Sundrani, Vice President and Julian Herbert, Vice President, Everest Group

Coffee & Networking

2.40pm – 3.00pm

3.00pm – 3.40pm: Case Studies: Best Practice in Action


Session U

Emerging from the Global Lockdown: What Next for Procurement?

Galia Summers, Senior Procurement Manager, Zurich Insurance

Session V

Who's Responsible for the SupplyChain? Practical Steps for Procurement Leaders

Cristian Martin, Director of Procurement and Darran Whatley, Responsible Procurement Lead at The London School of Economics and Political Science

3.55pm – 4.35pm 

Closing Keynote

Contractual and legal issues in Procuring AI Solutions

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

4.40pm: Event Closes


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