ProcureCon Indirect Europe 2020

02 - 04 September, 2020

10am - 4pm (London) / 11am - 5pm (Berlin)

Conference Day One – 2 September 2020

Opening remarks – Ben Sharples, Event Director, ProcureCon Indirect

Redefining The Future Role of Procurement In the Digital Era

11:00 am - 11:45 am Panel: Integrating your people processes and technology: How can you build a strategy to successfully align these critical factors within your procurement function to deliver greater value to your business?

Rob Alexander, CPO EMEA at JLL

Rob Alexander


Kai Nowosel, CPO at Accenture

Kai Nowosel


Alf Noto, CPO at Deutsche Bank

Alf Noto

Deutsche Bank

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Fireside Chat: Re-evaluating your procurement strategies post Covid-19: How to align your procurement function with key departments to improve the commercial capabilities for your business

Alexander Weiss, Head of Indirect Materials & Services at Mondi Group

Alexander Weiss

Head of Indirect Materials & Services
Mondi Group

Erica Biffi, Head of Supplier Quality at Pirelli

Erica Biffi

Head of Supplier Quality

Fernando Pacheco, Director of Procurement Solutions at Bayer

Fernando Pacheco

Director of Procurement Solutions

12:15 pm - 12:35 pm Case Study: Budget to Pay: a compelling proposition to change procurement’s role

JP Lauer, Senior Director of Consulting at GEP

JP Lauer

Senior Director of Consulting

12:35 pm - 12:55 pm Case Study: “Self-Serve” Procurement: How to identify the right spend areas that enable your stakeholders to self-procure to save time and money

Laurent Bosseler, Head of Procurement Excellence at UCB

Laurent Bosseler

Head of Procurement Excellence

12:55 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Case Study: Remote management, emotional engagement and tactical thinking: What we’re learning about team management in times of adversity and how to apply it moving forward

Carlos Cruz, VP, Procurement Transformation at Bayer

Carlos Cruz

VP, Procurement Transformation

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote: Delivering Sustainability on top of Everything Else: Defending the Sustainability Agenda and setting up for Success

Jesse Lee, CEO & Co-Founder at Brooklyn Vendor Assurance

Jesse Lee

CEO & Co-Founder
Brooklyn Vendor Assurance

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Case Study: How to master the art of negotiation to secure the best provider for your business and cut third party costs

Albana Dyrmishi, Consulting & Professional Services Principal Manager at Vodafone Procurement Company

Albana Dyrmishi

Consulting & Professional Services Principal Manager
Vodafone Procurement Company

VIP Interactive Round Tables

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Roundtable 1: Is the Covid crisis an opportunity for, or a threat to the procurement function?

Warren Hallworth

Director of Business Development

Jonathan Kinghan

Senior Director, Consulting

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Roundtable 2: The value of enterprise vendor management: From business case to execution

Jesse Lee, CEO & Co-Founder at Brooklyn Vendor Assurance

Jesse Lee

CEO & Co-Founder
Brooklyn Vendor Assurance

Saqib Rizvi

VP Global Sales
Brooklyn Vendor Assurance

End of ProcureCon Indirect Virtual Day 1

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