ProcureCon Indirect 2018

April 17-April 18, 2018

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

Day One Tuesday 17th April 2018

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM Registration and welcome coffee

The New Frontiers of Procurement

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Remarks - Niamh Stone, Programme Director

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Chair’s opening address and business card exchange

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Future-proofing your procurement strategy: How to create a high value procurement function that has a vital place within your organisation

Kimberley Warren, Global Procurement Director, HSBC

Kimberley Warren

Global Procurement Director
HSBC

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION How can you introduce innovative technology to streamline the buying process and establish more efficient procurement operations?

Maria Madrid Rodenas, Vice President Global Procurement, NH Hotels

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Maria Madrid Rodenas

Vice President Global Procurement
NH Hotels

9:50 AM - 10:10 AM INNOVATION ALL STAR PANEL Innovation in Action: What projects have demonstrated a clear value-add to your business through innovation in procurement?

Fabienne Lesbros, Chief Procurement Officer, The co-operative Eavan O’Halloran, Director of Group Procurement, Primark Jean Latty, Group Head of Indirect Procurement, Generali

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Fabienne Lesbros

Chief Procurement Officer
The co-operative

Eavan O’Halloran

Director of Group Procurement
Primark

Jean Latty

Group Head of Indirect Procurement
Generali

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM FIRESIDE CHAT How can you get involved with business-wide continuous improvement projects to align your procurement strategy with business goals and increase the value-add you deliver?

Robert Semethy, CPO, Erste Group Bank Roger Davies, Group Head of Procurement, Marks and Spencer
Interviewer - Robert Semethy, CPO, Erste Group Bank
Interviewee - Roger Davies, Head of Procurement, Marks and Spencer

Robert Semethy

CPO
Erste Group Bank

Roger Davies

Group Head of Procurement
Marks and Spencer

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM Morning Networking Break

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM ALL STAR PANEL – Where should RPA and AI be introduced to your procurement process in to achieve more efficient working and the highest ROI?

Robert Turner, Head of Procurement, John Lewis Partnership Roger Gonourie, Head of Global Sourcing, Swiss Re Zsolt Szeker, Global Head of Indirect Procurement, Nokia Jesus Sancho Cubino, Head of Indirect Procurement, Carrefour

Robert Turner

Head of Procurement
John Lewis Partnership

Roger Gonourie

Head of Global Sourcing
Swiss Re

Zsolt Szeker

Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Nokia
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Jesus Sancho Cubino

Head of Indirect Procurement
Carrefour

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM FIRESIDE CHAT How can you source, support and retain procurement talent that is able to proactively respond and innovate in a changing world model

Fabienne Lesbros, Chief Procurement Officer, The co-operative Pedro Barata, Head of Cognitive Procurement, Vodafone
Interviewer - Fabienne Lesbros, Chief Procurement Officer, The Co-Operative Group
Interviewee - Pedro Barata, Head of Cognitive Procurement, Vodafone

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Fabienne Lesbros

Chief Procurement Officer
The co-operative
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Pedro Barata

Head of Cognitive Procurement
Vodafone

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you gain buy-in throughout the business to successfully introduce a new procurement operating model?

Zoltan Jerebak, Head of Procurement, Central Europe, Tesco

Zoltan Jerebak

Head of Procurement, Central Europe
Tesco

12:50 PM - 1:20 PM INSPIRATIONAL GUEST SPEAKER

Sue Williams, Former Police Hostage Negotiator ,

Sue Williams

Former Police Hostage Negotiator

1:20 PM - 2:30 PM Networking Lunch

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Opening remarks from the chair

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you improve collaboration across business lines and regions in order to facilitate a ‘glocalised’ procurement model?

Robert Semethy, CPO, Erste Group Bank

Robert Semethy

CPO
Erste Group Bank

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

8:00 AM - AM QUICK FIRE INNOVATION PRESENTATIONS - How can you use innovative technologies to streamline your procurement function?

10 mins - Procurement Consultants
10 mins - Source-to-pay solutions
10 mins - Payment providers
10 mins - Questions and Discussion

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Opening remarks from chair

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you implement compliant digital models to achieve a more streamlined buying function?

Antti Suorsa, Head of Procurement, Telia Company

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Antti Suorsa

Head of Procurement
Telia Company

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM QUICK FIRE INNOVATION PRESENTATIONS – How can you use eProcurement technologies to improve procurement efficiency?

10 mins – SRM/Supplier Management
10 mins - RPA
10 mins - Spend analytics
10 mins - Questions and Discussion

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM CHANGE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP - How to implement cross-functional target setting and improve engagement from internal stakeholders in order to successfully establish a new procurement process

Maria Madrid Rodenas, Vice President Global Procurement, NH Hotels
Limited to 20 attendees

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Maria Madrid Rodenas

Vice President Global Procurement
NH Hotels

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM INCREASING TRANSPARENCY BOARDROOM - How to increase transparency of processes to demonstrate the added value of procurement to your internal business partners

Paolo Baldo, Deputy CPO, TeleSystems
Limited to 15 CPOs & Global Heads of Procurement

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Paolo Baldo

Deputy CPO
TeleSystems

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Afternoon Networking Break

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM ALL STAR PANEL How can you decide which procurement areas to outsource to make your procurement function more efficient?

Paolo Baldo, Deputy CPO, TeleSystems Malgorzata Debska, Global Procurement, Regional Category Lead, Deutsche Bank Gavin Long, Head of Indirect Procurement, Carnival UK

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Paolo Baldo

Deputy CPO
TeleSystems

Malgorzata Debska

Global Procurement, Regional Category Lead
Deutsche Bank

Gavin Long

Head of Indirect Procurement
Carnival UK

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM ALL STAR PANEL Outsourcing vs automation: What are the best ways to reduce labor-intensive admin tasks and free up procurement teams for more high-value tasks?

Jean Latty, Group Head of Indirect Procurement, Generali Michael Pearson, Group Head of Procurement, Aspen Group , ,

Jean Latty

Group Head of Indirect Procurement
Generali
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Michael Pearson

Group Head of Procurement
Aspen Group

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS

4:30 PM - 5:10 PM TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP - How to ensure your procurement team have the skills necessary to add value to the organisation and work with more advanced automation

David Loseby, Group Procurement Director, Inchcape
Limited to 20 attendees

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David Loseby

Group Procurement Director
Inchcape

4:50 PM - 5:10 PM SUPPLIER ENABLED INNOVATION CASE How to develop stronger strategic relationships to make supplier enabled innovation a more formal part of your procurement process and encourage innovation within your organisation

Tom Lewers, Head of Global Supply Chain, Royal London

Tom Lewers

Head of Global Supply Chain
Royal London

5:10 PM - 5:40 PM OXFORD-STYLE DEBATE Procurement should focus on cost-cutting rather than adding to top-line growth – FOR + AGAINST

Bo Dungal, Head of Procurement Transformation, Dankse Capital Nathan Minkley, Indirect Procurement Lead, Walgreens Boots Alliance (Retail)
FOR - Bo Dungal, Head of Procurement Transformation, Danske Capital
AGAINST - Nathan Minkley, Indirect Procurement Lead, Walgreens Boots Alliance


Bo Dungal

Head of Procurement Transformation
Dankse Capital

Nathan Minkley

Indirect Procurement Lead
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Retail)

5:40 PM - 7:00 PM Networking Reception - Don’t miss this opportunity for you to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!