25 – 27 May 2021

From connected to intelligent: harnessing digital’s full power

Due to the disruptive nature of Covid 19, businesses have witnessed an unprecedented acceleration and need for all things digital and innovative. This acceleration has provided Procurement with the unique opportunity to harness emerging and innovative technologies and processes; and in so doing, become a true digital driver throughout the business.

Join us this May to find out how the function is looking beyond the crisis and crystallising 2020’s efforts to support their entire procurement vision and evolving value proposition to enable ESG, innovation and revenue generating initiatives.

Speakers

David Loseby

Group CPO

Eric Espinasse

CPO

Stephen Day

CPO

Colleen Soukup

CPO

Matthew Bounds

Vice President – Global Procurement Practice Leader

Armijn Verweij

VP Center of Excellence

Jesse Boutchueng

Head of Excellence

Hani Saigh

Head of Technology Procurement

Dean Fell

Head of Group Category Management

Patrick Foelck

Head of Strategy & Performance

Andries Feikema

Global Director Procurement Transformation

Neil Cocker

Director & Senior Partner

Agenda

Day 1

Developing an innovative and growth mindset

Day 2

Digitalisation as a driver for positive transformation

Day 3

Collaboration through digital transformation – looking beyond COVID 19

Day 1 – Developing an innovative and growth mindset

25 May 2021 | 1:00pm – 4:30 pm BST

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1:00 BST

Welcome & PL insights

 

Alex Johnston, Principal Analyst, Procurement Leaders

Caroline Dillon, Senior Conference Producer, Procurement Leaders

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1:15 BST

Digital Leaders Spotlight

 

Digital Transformation – How can digitalisation support the company’s transformation initiative?

Eric Espinasse, CPO, Ferring Pharmaceuticals

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1:35 BST

Insights from the Ecosystem

 

Transitioning out of Covid through digitalisation – how to drive continuous success in your people, processes and technology strategy
  • Collaboration and stakeholder engagement – Best mindset and systems to drive optimum value from your supply network
  • Restoring growth through digitalisation – How can Procurement best leverage the momentum created during the crisis and capitalise on its efforts to push digitalisation forward

 

Alex Saric, CMO, Ivalua

Michael Stietz, Senior Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, Körber AG

Session moderated by Steve Hall, Director Content & Community Product, Procurement Leaders

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Marketplace LIVE!

 

During this session delegates will hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.
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2:00 BST

Breakout Sessions

 

 

 Expert Boardroom ( 2-3pm) Case Study Digital Leadership

 

Overcoming the current disruption and future-proofing the function through agile road map creation

Using analytics to reposition procurement’s value proposition

Hosted by:

IN CONVERSATION WITH…

Enabling procurement to deliver real value and customer excellence through didgitalisation

 

Patrick Foelk, Head of Strategy & Performance, Roche

Andries Feikema, Global Director Procurement Transformation, DSM

How to build a machine learning tool for spend analytics

Hosted by:

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3:05 BST

Networking

 

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3:20 BST

Insights from the Ecosystem

 

Wiring Your Brain for Success: Upskilling, Monitoring and Innovating your Procurement Team

Hosted by:

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3:40 BST

Marketplace LIVE!

 

During this session delegates will hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.
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3:45 BST

Digital Leaders panel spotlight interview

 

Embrace, engage, evolve – Harnessing the power and value of digital to advance leadership journey and team growth’

David Loseby, Group CPO, Rolls Royce

Dean Fell, Head of Group Category Management, Rolls Royce

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4:05 BST

Day 1 Closing Remarks

 

Caroline Dillon, Senior Conference Producer, Procurement Leaders

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4:10 BST

Networking & Happy Hour

 

Day 2 – Digitalisation as a driver for positive transformation

26 May 2021 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm BST

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1:00 BST

Welcome & Global Insights

 

Creating positive change through digitalization and tech

Caroline Dillon, Senior Conference Producer, Procurement Leaders

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1:15 BST

Digital Leaders – Women in tech

 

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1:35 BST

Insights from the Ecosystem

 

Supply chain mapping: Driving visibility and identifying weaknesses through the tiers of supply
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1:55 BST

Marketplace LIVE!

During this session delegates will hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.
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2:00 BST

Breakout Sessions

 

 

Leadership Challenger Series
(2-3pm)
Case Study Digital Leadership

Hosted by:

Seamless end to end digital integration – looking beyond resiliency

Procurement 5.0 – Optimizing Profitability and Sustainability through Automation

Hosted by:

Tech for good: learn how data driven insights can help procurement drive social change

Technology as a driver to build new revenue streams

 Hosted by: 
Agiloft

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3:05 BST

Networking

 

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3:20 BST

Insights from the ecosystem

 

Taking Control of Digital Assets: How to fuel positive growth, increase reliability and transparency throughout the business through Digitalisation and Tech
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3:40 BST

Marketplace LIVE!

During this session delegates will hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.
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3:45 BST

Digital Leaders spotlight panel interview

 

Embrace, engage, evolve – Building and Implementing the Diversity Action Plan through Digitalisation

Stephen Day, CPO, Kantar

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4:05 BST

Day 2 Closing Remarks

 

Caroline Dillon, Senior Conference Producer, Procurement Leaders

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4:10 BST

Networking & Happy Hour

 

Day 3 – Collaboration through digital transformation – looking beyond COVID 19

27 May 2021 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm BST

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1:00 BST

Welcome & Global Insights

 

Innovating the digital system: Looking beyond 2021

Colleen Soukup, CPO, General Mills

Caroline Dillon, Senior Conference Producer, Procurement Leaders

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1:15 BST

Digital Leaders spotlight

 

When the future worlds meet: How technology will transform the way we do business in the next year and beyond

Armijn Verweij, VP Center of Excellence, Danone

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1:35 BST

Insights from the ecosystem

 

“SXM” – Supplier Experience Management: Leveraging technology to generate greater value from your suppliers and outpace competitors

Hosted by:

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1:55 BST

Markeplace Live!

 

During this session delegates will hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.
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2:00 BST

Breakout Sessions

 

 

Expert Boardroom (Member Only 2-3pm) Case Study Digital Leadership

Start-up collaboration and sourcing

Session facilitated by Neil Cocker, Director & Senior Partner, Vodafone

A Ferring journey – Procurement digitalization                                

Jesse Boutchueng, Head of Excellence, Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Olivier Pothin, Senior Domain Architect Support Functions, Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Implementing robotic process automation and machine learning to accelerate and transform the function into a strategic and valued business partner

Data & connectivity – Driving value through the chain

Hani Saigh, Head of Technology Procurement, stc

Software as a service means changing the way procurement partners with digital vendors

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3:05 BST

Networking

 

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3:20 BST

Insights from the ecosystem

 

Moving Beyond Standard Collaborations – Bringing Start-ups into Procurement
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3:40 BST

Marketplace LIVE!

 

During this session delegates will hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.
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3:45 BST

Digital leaders spotlight panel interview

 

Embrace, engage, evolve – Leading a company-wide revolution to support long-lasting business growth

Matthew Bounds, Vice President – Global Procurement Practice Leader, IBM Corporation

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4:05 BST

Day 3 Closing Remarks

 

Alex Johnston, Principal Analyst, Procurement Leaders

Caroline Dillon, Senior Conference Producer, Procurement Leaders

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4:10 BST

Networking & Happy Hour

 

Attending Procurement Leaders Virtual Events

The next phase of procurement’s digitalisation – Key insights

Digital Procurement Landscape: Procurement’s future looks increasingly best-of-breed

For additional resources, visit procurementleaders.com

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