ProcureCon Indirect Europe 2020

02 - 04 September, 2020

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

Conference Day Two – 3 September 2020

Opening remarks – Ben Sharples, Event Director, ProcureCon Indirect

Procurement Innovation Moving Forward

11:00 am - 11:30 am Keynote: Moving beyond cost savings: How to build a world class procurement function that shifts the mindset of key stakeholders to see procurement as a business critical function

Paul Bestford, CPO at Burberry

Paul Bestford


11:30 am - 12:00 pm Panel: Increasing supplier transparency: How can you build greater communication between suppliers, buyers and customers to enhance transparency and promote innovation?

Anca Gherasim, Managing Director Group Procurement at Erste Group

Anca Gherasim

Managing Director Group Procurement
Erste Group

Lubos Libiak, Head of Procurement at Mall Group

Lubos Libiak

Head of Procurement
Mall Group

Harmen Lanser, VP of Purchasing at Air France-KLM

Harmen Lanser

VP of Purchasing
Air France-KLM

12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Innovation Spotlight: How to use digital transformation to innovate your travel management strategies in the “new normal”

Dagmar Golub, Senior Global Sales Manager – EMEA at Egencia

Dagmar Golub

Senior Global Sales Manager – EMEA

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm Case Study: Business continuity, supply chains and sustainability: Lessons learnt in 2020

Rhys Bush, Regional VP, EMEA at Avetta

Rhys Bush

Regional VP, EMEA

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm Case Study: How to leverage cognitive technology and reposition your procurement division as a self-service model

Ciaran Owens, Global Head of Procurement at Imperial Brands

Ciaran Owens

Global Head of Procurement
Imperial Brands

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm Case Study: Five key components of managing supplier contracts

Vijay Parekh, Senior Director of Delivery-Contract Compliance at PRGX

Vijay Parekh

Senior Director of Delivery-Contract Compliance

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Fireside Chat: How can you embed next generation technology in your procurement model to transform your teams approach to sourcing, purchasing and payments

Susanne Thoele, Director Spot Buy & Indirect at Uniper

Susanne Thoele

Director Spot Buy & Indirect

Nick Jenkinson, Senior Director Procurement at Astellas

Nick Jenkinson

Senior Director Procurement

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Case Study: Volatility, uncertainty, complexity & ambiguity: How to best position your people, process and technology to implement your procurement vision for 2025 and beyond

Ranjan Sinha, Global Director of Strategic Procurement at Tata Steel

Ranjan Sinha

Global Director of Strategic Procurement
Tata Steel

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Case Study: Exploring value added tools: How to identify which digital technologies are best placed to drive productivity and cut operating costs

Magnus Bergfors, VP, European Research at Spend Matters

Magnus Bergfors

VP, European Research
Spend Matters

VIP Interactive Round Tables

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Roundtable 1: Travel procurement strategies post Covid

Dagmar Golub, Senior Global Sales Manager – EMEA at Egencia

Dagmar Golub

Senior Global Sales Manager – EMEA

End of ProcureCon Indirect Virtual Day 2

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