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9.30am - 10.10am – Opening Keynote

Altitude and Attitude

Tori James, Adventurer

Innovation Briefings

10.30am – 11.10am

Keynote 2

Understanding the ROI of Source-To-Pay Transformation

Ilija Ugrinic, Director, Proactis

Session A

Why is it Important to Put the Sparkle Back into Your Supplier Relationships?

Steve Carter, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua

Session B

e-Procurement is a Key Stepping-Stone to World Class Performance

Steve Standring, Chief Revenue Officer, Tungsten Network 

Session C

Applications for Bots / Enterprise Assistants in the Procurement Area

Ian Anstey, Business Development Direction UK&I and Nordics, apsolut Group

Workshop W1

Blast Away the Greenwash - Get Enlightened

Jonny Michael, CEO and Strategist, JMCL Consulting

Coffee & Networking

11.10am – 11.40am

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

Session E

Procurement Performance Metrics: The Journey Towards Level 3 Certification Within the NHS

Ernie Thompson, Contracts Compliance Manager, UHL

Session F

Supply Chain in the Era of the Adaptive Enterprise

Maria Villanueva, Account Director, Tradeshift 

Session G

Putting Your Money Where Your Mind Is

Daniel Ball, Director, Wax Digital

Session H

Adapting to Change in the Digital Source-to-Pay World: How to Drive Continued Adoption Through Evolution of Your Implementation Approach

Sophie Pope, Director of Sales, UK and Nordics, Determine a Corcentric company 

Workshop W2

Bridging the Gap Between Sustainability and Procurement

Gyles Scott-Hayward, Head of SupplierPortal, Greenstone

Colleen Theron, Director, Ardea International

12.35pm – 1.15pm

Session J

Future-Proofing: Why Adopt Best Practice

JP Moulin, Global Sales Director, Prenax

Session K

Knowing Your Supplier so That You Can Manage Supply Chain Risk

Andrew Leach, Supply Chain Risk Management Consultant, Company Watch

Session L

Is it Possible to Guarantee Success From Your eSourcing Program, Upfront?

Dan Gianfreda, Director, Scanmarket

Session M

Demystifying the use of Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chains

Roger Needham, Supply Chain Consultant, IBM

Workshop W3

Bridging the Gap Between Sustainability and Procurement: Part 2

Gyles Scott-Hayward, Head of SupplierPortal, Greenstone

Colleen Theron, Director, Ardea International

1.15pm – 2pm

Lunch & Networking

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2pm – 2.40pm Case Studies: Best Practice in Action

Session P

Zero to Hero- Our Journey to Award Winning E-sourcing Implementation

Zoe Blackford, UK Digital and Market Place Manager, Accor

Session Q

Utilising e-Procurement Supply Chain Practices to Support Corporate Social Responsibility Activities

Craig Mincher, Head of Operational Transformation, Interserve

Session R

Managing Your Suppliers in an Ever Changing World

Matt Denham, Chief Procurement Officer, Aldermore Bank

Workshop W4

The Future of Procurement - Combining New Skills & Technology

Andrew Daley, Director, Procurement & Spend Management at Edbury Daley

Coffee & Networking

2.40pm – 3pm

3pm – 3.40pm Case Studies: Best Practice in Action


Session T

Overcoming the Three Obstacles to Procurement’s Digital Transformation

Jon Hansen, Editor, Procurement Insights

Session U

Better Buying: Essentials Steps to Successful Negotiation

Barry Tuckwood, Owner, Barry Tuckwood Associates

Session V

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint – How Your Source-to-Pay Tech Providers Can Help

Jenny Draper, General Manager, Spend Matters UK/Europe



3.55pm - 4.35pm – Closing Keynote

Legal Matters: Will Brexit Break the Supply Chain?

Sam De Silva, Legal Advisor on data, technology and out-sourcing products, CMS

4.35pm: Event Closes

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