ProcureCon Indirect 2018

April 17-April 18, 2018

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

Day Two Wednesday 18th April 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Women in Procurement Boardroom Breakfast - How to maximise the leadership potential of women in procurement and support clear career paths

Marie-Louise Christiansen, VP Professional Services, Danske Bank

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Marie-Louise Christiansen

VP Professional Services
Danske Bank

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome Coffee

Navigating Procurement in the Digital Age

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Opening remarks – Niamh Stone, Programme Director

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM Chair’s opening address and networking activity

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Realising the full potential of new technology: How can you use artificial intelligence, blockchain and Robotic Process Automation to support and expand your role in the business?

Sjoukje Wynia, Head of Procurement, booking.com

Sjoukje Wynia

Head of Procurement
booking.com

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM RPA ALL STAR PANEL What are the best ways to streamline procurement processes to be ready for automation and increase your capacity for Robotic Process Automation?

Alex Drew, Head of Procurement - Indirect, Cathay Pacific , , Claire Costello, Senior Director Procurement, ASDA

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Alex Drew

Head of Procurement - Indirect
Cathay Pacific
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Claire Costello

Senior Director Procurement
ASDA

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM OXFORD-STYLE DEBATE Robots will take the place of procurement teams – FOR + AGAINST

Matthias Muller, Procurement Director, United Internet Piotr Juskiewicz, Head of Services and Procurement, DNB
For - Matthias Muller, Procurement Director, United Internet
Against - Piotr Juskiewicz, Head of Services and Procurement, DNB


Matthias Muller

Procurement Director
United Internet

Piotr Juskiewicz

Head of Services and Procurement
DNB

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Morning Networking Break

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM ALL STAR PANEL How can you establish agility in a fast-moving, digital area whilst maintaining supplier relationships to ensure you can react quickly to emerging innovations?

David Loseby, Group Procurement Director, Inchcape Tom Lewers, Head of Global Supply Chain, Royal London Zoltan Jerebak, Head of Procurement, Central Europe, Tesco

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David Loseby

Group Procurement Director
Inchcape

Tom Lewers

Head of Global Supply Chain
Royal London

Zoltan Jerebak

Head of Procurement, Central Europe
Tesco

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM FIRE-SIDE CHAT How to gain buy-in from senior management in order to enhance the influence of procurement to the wider business?

Roger Gonourie, Head of Global Sourcing, Swiss Re
Interviewer - Roger Gonourie, Head of Global Sourcing, Swiss Re


Roger Gonourie

Head of Global Sourcing
Swiss Re
  • Outsourcing Procurement Functions - Marcel Dinu, VP Vendor Management and Procurement, SES
  • Risk Management in the Digital Age - Robert Smith, Software Category Director, Nordea Bank
  • IT - Tom Lewers, Head of Global Supply Gain, Royal London
  • Marketing - Roger Davies, Head of Procurement, Marks and Spencer
  • HR - Nicolas Passaquin, VP Global Head of Professional Sourcing, Thompson Reuters
  • Professional Services - Malgorzata Debska, Global Procurement, Regional Category Lead, Deutsche Bank
  • Logistics - tbc
  • Travel - tbc
  • Legal - tbc
  • Tail-end Spend - tbc

Marcel Dinu

VP Vendor Management and Procurement
SES

Robert Smith

Software Category Director
Nordea Bank

Tom Lewers

Head of Global Supply Chain
Royal London

Roger Davies

Group Head of Procurement
Marks and Spencer
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Nicolas Passaquin

VP Global Head of Professional Sourcing
Thomson Reuters

Malgorzata Debska

Global Procurement, Regional Category Lead
Deutsche Bank

1:20 PM - 2:20 PM Networking Lunch

Track A - Rethinking Stakeholder Management

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Opening remarks from the chair

Track A - Rethinking Stakeholder Management

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM OUR STORY How can you take advantage of shared-services procurement to help your team move beyond efficiency savings and increase value-add to the business?

Pedro Barata, Head of Cognitive Procurement, Vodafone

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Pedro Barata

Head of Cognitive Procurement
Vodafone

Track A - Rethinking Stakeholder Management

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM ALL STAR PANEL How can you enhance stakeholder engagement to maximise oversight of all procurement activity within your business and drive down costs?

Alisa Bornstein, Global Indirect Procurement Director, Millicom Alex Drew, Head of Procurement - Indirect, Cathay Pacific Margaret Gibson, Strategic Procurement Lead, Standard Life

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Alisa Bornstein

Global Indirect Procurement Director
Millicom
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Alex Drew

Head of Procurement - Indirect
Cathay Pacific
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Margaret Gibson

Strategic Procurement Lead
Standard Life

Track B - Transforming Procurement Operations

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Opening remarks from the chair

Track B - Transforming Procurement Operations

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM OUR STORY How can you increase your influence on strategic business decisions to contribute to top-line growth and boost revenue-generating activities?

Bo Dungal, Head of Procurement Transformation, Dankse Capital

Bo Dungal

Head of Procurement Transformation
Dankse Capital

Track B - Transforming Procurement Operations

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM ALL STAR PANEL How can you introduce eProcurement platforms that will enhance the transparency of your procurement process to encourage a stronger strategic relationship?

Slagjana Nikolikj-Nikolovska, Head of Procurement Macedonia, EVN Marcel Dinu, VP Vendor Management and Procurement, SES Connor Boulter, Global Senior Category Manager, Marketing, Events & Production Resources, BBC

Slagjana Nikolikj-Nikolovska

Head of Procurement Macedonia
EVN

Marcel Dinu

VP Vendor Management and Procurement
SES
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Connor Boulter

Global Senior Category Manager, Marketing, Events & Production Resources
BBC

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS

2:20 PM - 3:50 PM NEGOTIATION WORKSHOP - Practical case study approach to negotiation

Sue Williams, Former Police Hostage Negotiator ,
Limited to 20 attendees

Sue Williams

Former Police Hostage Negotiator

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM Afternoon Networking Break

Track A - Optimising IT, Marketing & HR Category Spend

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM ALL STAR PANEL Why and how can you move from traditional Marketing, IT and HR category management to segmenting your procurement team per business line?

Piotr Juskiewicz, Head of Services and Procurement, DNB Hayley Austin, Head of Category, Engie Nicolas Passaquin, VP Global Head of Professional Sourcing, Thomson Reuters

Piotr Juskiewicz

Head of Services and Procurement
DNB
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Hayley Austin

Head of Category
Engie
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Nicolas Passaquin

VP Global Head of Professional Sourcing
Thomson Reuters

Track A - Optimising IT, Marketing & HR Category Spend

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you limit and diversify your IT category in order to prevent unrestricted spend?

Gareth Mawdesley, Head of Procurement, NFU Mutual

Gareth Mawdesley

Head of Procurement
NFU Mutual

Track B - Transforming Procurement Operations

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM ALL STAR PANEL What are the best ways to create strategic relationships with suppliers and improve supplier management in order to support innovation and add value to the organisation?

Florian Eineder, Head of Global Category Management, GFK Daniel Serrano, Group Procurement Manager – Indirects, Arriva Philippa Green, Head of Third Party Relationship Management, Nationwide

Florian Eineder

Head of Global Category Management
GFK

Daniel Serrano

Group Procurement Manager – Indirects
Arriva

Philippa Green

Head of Third Party Relationship Management
Nationwide

Track B - Transforming Procurement Operations

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you use big data analytics to gain actionable insights and drive strategic decision-making within procurement?

Kaushik Yathindra, Procurement Analyst, HSBC

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Kaushik Yathindra

Procurement Analyst
HSBC

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS

4:20 PM - 5:40 PM RISK MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP - How to source and manage your suppliers within an increased risk environment in order to reduce the impact of business failure

Valerio Dal Monte, Vice President Procurement, Alitalia
Limited to 20 attendees

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Valerio Dal Monte

Vice President Procurement
Alitalia

5:40 PM - 5:50 PM End of Conference