ProcureCon Indirect Europe 2020

31 March - 01 April, 2020

Hotel Palace, Berlin

Conference Day Two – Wednesday 1st April 2020

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Welcome Coffee

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks – Sonal Ghelani, Programme Director, WBR

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening address

Graham Copeland, Procurement Director, Former at Coop & Tesco Bank

Graham Copeland

Procurement Director, Former
Coop & Tesco Bank

Exploring New Frontiers in CSR

9:00 am - 9:20 am Fire-side Chat: Safeguarding with risk management: How to assess the impact of Brexit on supplier diversity and what measures should you take to future-proof relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders?

·         What will be the unintended consequences of Brexit on your procurement and sourcing practices?
·         How can you further strengthen your relationships with suppliers to ensure you get the best value deals post-Brexit?
·         How to adopt new  procurement strategies to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to supplier selection and management in a post-Brexit world
·         How can you leverage innovative technologies to identify new cost saving opportunities and minimize supply chain fees?
·         How can you assess the impact of Brexit on the wider business to future proof your procurement department 
Graham Copeland, Procurement Director, Former at Coop & Tesco Bank

Graham Copeland

Procurement Director, Former
Coop & Tesco Bank

Paul Clutton, CPO at Costa Coffee (Coca Cola Group)

Paul Clutton

CPO
Costa Coffee (Coca Cola Group)

9:20 am - 9:40 am Case study Presentation: Making diversity work for you: How to kick start new CSR initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion within the wider indirect market and captailise on key benefits for your business?

·         Why is there a need for diversity and inclusion in your business and what are the key benefits? 
·         What can you do to make sure your supply chain is diverse and what opportunities can this deliver?
·         How to prepare and promote inclusion agendas within your workforce to support best practice in your  sourcing strategies
·         oSharing best practice: How can procurement professionals collaborate on new CSR programs to collaboratively drive forward new initiatives in the industry and effect real change?
·         Defining your strategy: How to implement a strategy that will result in tangible benefits for the business?  
Megan Stowe, Greater European Region Strategic Sourcing Director & International Supplier Diversity at Intel

Megan Stowe

Greater European Region Strategic Sourcing Director & International Supplier Diversity
Intel

9:40 am - 10:20 am Keynote Panel: Succeeding with modern procurement strategies: How can you embed sustainable sourcing into your procurement processes to benefit from greater supplier diversity and better manage your indirect spend?

·         How can you integrate innovative sustainability programs into your indirect procurement processes?
·         How to train your team to promote best practices such as recycling, going green, reduce carbon footprint and save water
·         How to leverage sustainability to your advantage to strengthen your brand reputation, customer & stakeholder respect and loyalty
·         How to leverage industry information to better understand global and regional policy  framework  when selecting your suppliers   
·         How do you keep up the momentum in ensuring sustainability throughout the lifecycle of a supplier contract?
·         How to best use innovative communication and dashboard technology to support best practice 
Roger Gonourie, Head of Global Sourcing at Swiss Re

Roger Gonourie

Head of Global Sourcing
Swiss Re

Matthew Smith

Head of Indirect
IHG

10:20 am - 10:40 am Keynote Presentation: Building your CSR toolkit: How can you design effective supplier risk management programs to combat modern day slavery and better protect your business and safeguard your brand?

·         What are the practical steps you should take to tackle modern day slavery across your supply chain?
·         How to best use innovative communication and dashboard technology to support best practice in selecting your procurement providers
·         How can you increase transparency within your department with new technologies,  workforce processes and supplier agreements to ensure true sustainability
·         Managing regulatory risk: How can you incorporate new technologies allow you to keep up with changing global regulations  to make more informed decisions during the supplier selection process
·         How can suppliers lead the way with new corporate social responsibility initiatives whilst driving business benefits for their partners?
Tony Roy, Head of Governance & Sustainability at BT Group

Tony Roy

Head of Governance & Sustainability
BT Group

10:40 am - 11:30 am Networking Break

Transforming Procurement to Future-Proof your Business

11:30 am - 11:50 am Keynote Presentation: Diversity and Inclusion: How to address Hype from Reality?

  • Organizational success, is inclusion the key?
  • How can you imbed D&I into the company mission aligning key strategies and practices?
  • How to demonstrate the value to business stakeholders highlighting the benefits? 
Janice Bryant, Howroyd, Founder & CEO at ActOne Group

Janice Bryant

Howroyd, Founder & CEO
ActOne Group

11:50 am - 12:10 pm Fireside Chat: Re-evaluating your procurement strategy: How can you align your procurement function with key departments to improve commercial capabilities for your business?

·         How can you focus on delivering your company objectives by realigning your procurement team to achieve KPI’s and drive valve 
·         Global vs local strategies: How can you build a robust foundation to support a global procurement processes whilst keeping it relevant for local market needs?
·         How can you implement an agile way of working with a more collaborative and efficient approach to develop your team’s skillsets in securing   business buy-in for future projects?
·         How can you implement agile workflows with cross-departmental collaboration to ensure you are delvering value to every part of your business?
·         Talent transformation: How are you developing next generation talent alongside building individual’s profiles?
Graham Copeland, Procurement Director, Former at Coop & Tesco Bank

Graham Copeland

Procurement Director, Former
Coop & Tesco Bank

Frank Dingen, VP of Indirect at Philips

Frank Dingen

VP of Indirect
Philips

Phil Thomas, MD & Head of Global Sourcing at Barclays

Phil Thomas

MD & Head of Global Sourcing
Barclays

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm Keynote Presentation: How to demonstrate economic and strategic benefits of team transformation within indirect procurement to achieve operational excellence and future proof your function’s value

·         How can technology help your procurement team deliver better value to the business?
·         How to effectively measure ROI of your procurement team to best demonstrate value-add within the business
·         How to successfully integrate and implement increased automation within key procurement processes and increase productivity
·         How
·         to best capture and showcase evidence on the impact of procurement has on capturing bottom-line efficiency and top-line growth
·         How can you leverage the latest technologies to empower your procurement team and deliver greater value to the business?

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Inspirational Keynote: Winning hearts and minds: How to speak the language of your key stakeholders, leaders and peers to secure top-down buy-in for new initiatives and build relationships with decision makers across the business

·         How can you align the benefits of procurement programs with department goals to increase engagement and boost confidence in the procurement function?
·         Creating the right culture: How can you build stronger relationships with your team to better understand  what motivates your colleagues to keep them engaged
·         Broadening your leadership skillset: How can you create a persuasive narrative to successfully sell the value proposition of the procurement function to the wider business and initiate a cultural shift towards greater collaboration?
·         How to paint the picture of the competitive advantages of procurement initiatives to ignite enthusiasm around new projects and further infiltrate your functions role in core company processes
Stephane Royers, Head of Global Procurement at Pictet Group

Stephane Royers

Head of Global Procurement
Pictet Group

12:50 pm - 2:05 pm Networking Lunch

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Invite Only Masterclass

Track A - Transforming Procurement Operating Models

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Chair’s opening address
David McBride, Transformation & Strategy Director at JLL

David McBride

Transformation & Strategy Director
JLL

Track A - Transforming Procurement Operating Models

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Fireside Chat: How to transform your indirect operating model leveraging data to generate value for your internal stakeholders
·         How to move towards an agile procurement structure to effectively work across the business with cross-functional teams and gain insight on requirements  for central purchases to be cost neutral 
·         Why is category management important when managing demand and how are shared services playing a vital part in day-to-day delivery?  
·         How to define a clear indirect transformation strategy in line with the wider business roadmap to overcome roadblocks
·         How to capture the benefit of a digital transformation on your business and function 
David McBride, Transformation & Strategy Director at JLL

David McBride

Transformation & Strategy Director
JLL

Janette Evans-Turner, Head of Sourcing UK & Ireland at Zurich

Janette Evans-Turner

Head of Sourcing UK & Ireland
Zurich

Track A - Transforming Procurement Operating Models

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Panel Discussion: How can you embed next generation technology in your procurement model to transform your teams approach to sourcing, purchasing and payments?
·         How to unify global and regional suppliers to create more seamlessly purchasing processes for your organisation
·         How can you determine whether a centralized or decentralized procurement function is the best set-up for your business?
·         How can you implement e-sourcing tools to more effectively evaluate ROI?
·         How to define a business model to identify which part of the indirect chain to automate and drive maximum value for your organization
·         How does RPA drive your team to ensure cost efficacies?
Nick Brazier, Head of Third Party Management at Close Brothers

Nick Brazier

Head of Third Party Management
Close Brothers

Susanne Thoele, Director Spot Buy & Indirect at Uniper

Susanne Thoele

Director Spot Buy & Indirect
Uniper

Emilio Zambade, Head of Digital Transformation at Nokia

Emilio Zambade

Head of Digital Transformation
Nokia

Track B - Realigning Talent for a Modern Procurement Team

2:05 pm - 2:10 pm Chair’s opening address
Richard Beaumont, Managing Director at PeerPair Ltd

Richard Beaumont

Managing Director
PeerPair Ltd

Track B - Realigning Talent for a Modern Procurement Team

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Fireside Chat: Embracing a new way of working: How can you redefine skillsets to future-proof your procurement function in a transformative world?
·         How to succesffully train soft skills of your procurement professionals to enable them to be the leaders of the future procurement function
·         How to create a modern culture to retain talent and maximize the use of technology to stay ahead of the curve
·         How can you train and develop your talent to drive motivation, boost innovation and drive greater value?
·         How can you build a central knowledge base for sourcing and purchasing best practice to empower your colleagues with key insights?
María Madrid Rodenas, VP of Strategic Sourcing EMEA at Radisson Hotel Group

María Madrid Rodenas

VP of Strategic Sourcing EMEA
Radisson Hotel Group

Track B - Realigning Talent for a Modern Procurement Team

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Case Study Revolution: How to tap into the mindset of millennials to better recruit, develop and retain top talent within your organisation
·         How can you better understand the mindset and drivers of the milenial workfoce to increase your company’s appeal to potential candidates?
·         How can you define an in-house strategy across the business to attract greater talent into the business?
·         What is your business investing in-Is it the mindset, skills or qualifications?
·         What are millenials profeffestions looking for from a business when selecting their next role and how can you position your business to become first choice?
Richard Beaumont, Managing Director at PeerPair Ltd

Richard Beaumont

Managing Director
PeerPair Ltd

Limited to 30 attendees

Track C - Mitigating Risk

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Re-evaluating your Outsourcing Strategy - Synergy Workshop: How to make the most out of your outsourcing engagements and boost the bottom line
·         What are the key considerations when selecting which categories to outsource within indirect
·         Value creation: how to determine ROI on  what’s been outsourced
·         Building your strategy from ground: how to map out the essentials, create a roadmap and implement
·         How to determine the lifecycle of an outsourced engagement and how can you evolve it over time 
Oliver Cock, Former MD & CPO at Foodbuy/Compass Group

Oliver Cock

Former MD & CPO
Foodbuy/Compass Group

Limited to 30 attendees

Track C - Mitigating Risk

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Succeeding with Robust Cybersecurity - Synergy Workshop: How to manage data access from suppliers, stakeholders and partners to mitigate risk against security breaches
·         How to best embed cyber security measures into key processes to create a more secure environment
·         How can you include contracts clauses to assess security parameters and hold suppliers accountable for data security and ensure your business is compliant?
·         Why it is important for businesses to invest in data security tools as we grow towards a digital native where data is exchanged constantly?
·         What role can procurement professionals play in unifying wider business best practice to safe guard against data breaches?
Maria Granero, Head of Defence & Space Engineering Services Procurement at Airbus

Maria Granero

Head of Defence & Space Engineering Services Procurement
Airbus

3:10 pm - 3:15 pm 5 minute transition to round tables in stream A

Moderator: Graham Crawshaw, Services Director, CASME
1.       eSourcing and Cognitive technologies – Exploring best practice & implementation- Robert Schneider, Head of Indirect, Sony
2.      Agile In a transformative world- Janette Evans-Turner, Head of Sourcing UK & Ireland, Zurich
3.      How to Engage your Stakeholders- Operating model to maximise your area of involvement- Harriet Liljeström-Katisko, Director of Indirect Procurement, Finnair
4.       How to position your Marketing Category-Ezio Saponari Global Category Manager- Marketing, Danone
5.       Big Data Analytics- Leveraging data to gain a competitive edge-Julien Chabannas, VP of Indirect Sourcing EMEA, Schneider Electric
6.       Consultancy Services: How do you manage supplier performance and measure ROI - Amit Chitanand, Global Indirect Procurement Manager, Unilever
7.       Expecting the unexpected: Trading services in a turbulent environment, Gustavo Sassi, Global Head of Procurement, GlobeNet
8.       Driving Business Innovation Through Supplier Diversity,Tatiana Ohm, Managing Director, Europe, AgileOne
Robert Schneider, Head of Indirect at Sony

Robert Schneider

Head of Indirect
Sony

Janette Evans-Turner, Head of Sourcing UK & Ireland at Zurich

Janette Evans-Turner

Head of Sourcing UK & Ireland
Zurich

Harriet Liljeström-Katisko, Director of Indirect Procurement at Finnair

Harriet Liljeström-Katisko

Director of Indirect Procurement
Finnair

Ezio Saponari, Global Category Manager - Marketing at Danone

Ezio Saponari

Global Category Manager - Marketing
Danone

Julien Chabannas, VP of Indirect Sourcing EMEA at Schneider Electric

Julien Chabannas

VP of Indirect Sourcing EMEA
Schneider Electric

Tatiana Ohm, Managing Director Europe at AgileOne

Tatiana Ohm

Managing Director Europe
AgileOne

Amit Chitanand, Global Indirect Procurement Manager at Unilver

Amit Chitanand

Global Indirect Procurement Manager
Unilver

Gustavo Sassi

Global Head of Procurement
GlobeNet

4:20 pm - 4:45 pm Case Study Revolution: Crystal Ball Outlook: Defining the indirect procurement state of play and vision for 2025: How can you best position your division to thrive in this new landscape?

·         Exploring the expected changes in the procurement landscape by 2025
·         What emerging technologies should you adopt into your procurement lifecycle to ensure a best in class function?
·         Which emerging top challenges and opportunities will procurement professionals face in 2025?
·         How will the role of the procurement function be viewed by businesses post digital transformation and have can you continue to provide value?
·         What can you do today to prepare for the disruption of tomorrow?  
Cath Hill, Group Director at CIPS

Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

4:45 pm - 4:50 pm Chairs Closing Remarks- End of conference – See you in 2021!