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 Keynote: Topic TBC Reserved for American Express

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Fireside Chat: Driving change management: How can you re-define the role of your workforce in the digital era to remain competitive?

Martin Lee, CPO at KPMG

Martin Lee


12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Innovation Spotlight: Building your investment business case: How to determine which next generation e-procurement tools to deploy to gain a competitive edge an era of digital-first?

12:40 pm - 1:10 pm Session: Topic TBC

1:10 pm - 1:40 pm Panel: Increasing supplier transparency: How can you build greater communication between suppliers, buyers and customers to enhance transparency and promote innovation?

Anca Gherasim, MD of Group Procurement at Erste Group

Anca Gherasim

MD of 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

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:30 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

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Panel: Topic TBC

3:00 pm - 3:30 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

3:30 pm - 4:00 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

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Case Study: Exploring value added tools: How to identify which digital technologies are best placed to drive productivity and cut operating costs

VIP Interactive Round Tables