ProcureCon Indirect Europe 2020

31 March - 01 April, 2020

Hotel Palace, Berlin

Day One - Tuesday 2nd April 2019

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday 1st April– WELCOME TO THE NORDICS RECEPTION

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and welcome coffee

Positioning Procurement as a Value-Generating Function

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks – Letitia Thomas, Programme Director, WBR

8:50 am - 8:55 am AROUND THE WORLD CHARITY COMPETITION

8:55 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening address and interactive polling: The top 5 trends to watch that are shaping the future of procurement

Jayesh Joshi, Global VP Procurement at BT

Jayesh Joshi

Global VP Procurement
BT

9:00 am - 9:20 am OPENING ADDRESS Making procurement ‘self-serve’: How to facilitate control in your buying process to deliver a faster, better and cost saving procurement strategy

·         How can you create a business to business environment?
·         How can procurement facilitate the role of digital buying to ensure faster, and better cost benefits?
·         How can you make your procurement function more strategic?
·         How can transparency across the business improve your buying power?
Jan Fokke Van Den Bosch, CPO at HSBC

Jan Fokke Van Den Bosch

CPO
HSBC

9:20 am - 10:00 am ALL STAR PANEL How to develop a digital and cultural transformation strategy to inspire your leaders and employees to become a fully digitalised procurement team of the future

·         What is the digital outcome you want for your business?
·         How can you get buy in from senior stakeholders and your procurement team?
·         How can you influence your procurement function to buy digitally and influence digitally?
·         What can procurement bring to digital innovation? 
Zsolt Szeker, Global Head of Indirect Procurement at Nokia

Zsolt Szeker

Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Nokia

Tony Welch, CPO at Lloyd’s of London

Tony Welch

CPO
Lloyd’s of London

10:00 am - 10:20 am PRESENTATION ‘Winning the hearts and minds’ of your business: How to create transparency within your team and promote end-to-end responsibility

·         How can your procurement function challenge itself and work with the environmental changes?
·         How can transparency help get the best out of your procurement team?
·         How can you influence your internal business to enhance procurement operations?
·         How can procurement operate a motivational function to win the hearts and minds of stakeholders?
Michelle Baker, CPO at KPN

Michelle Baker

CPO
KPN

10:20 am - 10:40 am PRESENTATION - How can you influence your stakeholders to see procurement as a ‘value generator’ that makes the right new investments to achieve business- excellence whilst driving cost savings?

·         How to enable practioners productivity and engagement
·         How can you enable productivity through technology, and data?
·         How can you show your business the value of procurement?
·         How can you be the facilitator to achieve business-excellence?
·         How you can deliver value to the business outside of just savings?
Marco Romano, Chief Procurement Data & Analytics Officer at IBM

Marco Romano

Chief Procurement Data & Analytics Officer
IBM

10:40 am - 11:20 am Networking Break

Embracing The Digital World

11:20 am - 11:40 am PRESENTATION - Enabling spend analytics: How can you use Machine Learning to better classify your supply base and spend?

·         How can you build visibility in spend to create a controlled environment?
·         How can data be used to build visibility and drive trends?
·         How can you implement an established process to navigate your data pools?
·         How can harmonized data help you to understand spend across your business units and identify trends?
·         How can using data become a bi-product of the procurement role?
How can data deliver innovation
Vaishali Salmond, Strategic Sourcing Lead EMEA & LatAm at Google

Vaishali Salmond

Strategic Sourcing Lead EMEA & LatAm
Google

Michael Tiano, Strategic Sourcing Manager at Google

Michael Tiano

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Google

11:40 am - 12:00 pm PRESENTATION L&G Group Procurement – Evolution and Vision in an Agile, Digital world

Daniel Keyworth, Chief Procurement Officer at Legal & General

Daniel Keyworth

Chief Procurement Officer
Legal & General

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - Becoming a digital native: How can you boost your team’s AI, data analytics and blockchain buying knowledge to meet the needs of your category stakeholders in an increasingly digitalised world?

·         How can you boost your team’s digital buying knowledge in a digitalised world?
·         How can procurement lead the categories into the future?
·         What is the impact of technology on your category areas?
·         How can technology be brought into the category strategies?
Martin Goldstein, Head of Procurement at River Island

Martin Goldstein

Head of Procurement
River Island

12:40 pm - 12:50 pm PRESENTATION - Marketplaces in a digital ecosystem: How can you use marketplaces to promote your procurement organisation as a true business partner?

Burkard Schemmel

Head of Enterprise Customer Success DACH & CEE
Amazon

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm PRESENTATION - Why Contract Management Should Be the Foundation of Your Procurement Transformation

Jenny Draper, GM Spend Matters UK/Europe at Spend Matters

Jenny Draper

GM Spend Matters UK/Europe
Spend Matters

1:10 pm - 2:50 pm AROUND THE WORLD NETWORKING LUNCH

1:10 pm - 2:50 pm MASTERCLASS - Beware the little expenses. A small leak can sink a great travel program

Joakim Krumlinde, Sales Director Nordics at BCD TRAVEL

Joakim Krumlinde

Sales Director Nordics
BCD TRAVEL

Michael Lind-Anderton

VP Strategic Sales EMEA
BCD TRAVEL

1:10 pm - 2:50 pm MASTERCLASS - The Importance of A.I. in Contract Lifecycle Management for Procurement & Sourcing

Jenny Draper, GM Spend Matters UK/Europe at Spend Matters

Jenny Draper

GM Spend Matters UK/Europe
Spend Matters

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Digital & eProcurement

2:50 pm - 2:55 pm Chair’s opening address
Michael Delle, Former VP ICT Strategic Sourcing at Ericsson

Michael Delle

Former VP ICT Strategic Sourcing
Ericsson

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Digital & eProcurement

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm PRESENTATION Digital Revolution: How can you leverage “Procurement 4.0” in your strategy to combine new technology and revolutionise your operational and administrative processes?
·         How can you produce a new procurement role that goes beyond delivering savings?
·         How can technology help to bring innovation to your procurement function?
·         How can technology be leveraged in day to day procurement operations?
·         How can “Procurement 4.0” help deliver change to procurement?
Tomas Veit, Head of Procurement at Asahi Brewery

Tomas Veit

Head of Procurement
Asahi Brewery

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Digital & eProcurement

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you roll-out a brand new eProcurement platform with minimal disruption to your suppliers and internal stakeholders?
  • What is required to accelerate a successful eProcurement transformation?
  • How can you build knowledge/ among your stakeholders and suppliers to be able to use new digital systems effectively?
  • How can you overcome objections to a changing process from stakeholders?
  • What are the best strategies to ensure adherence with new systems in order to ensure you have oversight of all transactions
  • How can you support your suppliers when moving to a new process or eProcurement platform?

Anton Shibanov, Contract Management Director at MTS

Anton Shibanov

Contract Management Director
MTS

Andrea Blanco, Head of Procurement CSP+A at Ecolab

Andrea Blanco

Head of Procurement CSP+A
Ecolab

TRACK B – Rethinking Third Party & Supplier Relationship Management

2:50 pm - 2:55 pm Chair’s opening address
Cath Hill, Group Director at CIPS

Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

TRACK B – Rethinking Third Party & Supplier Relationship Management

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm PRESENTATION Your Corporate Social Responsibility: How to enhance transparency in your supply chain to manage your suppliers, understand risk and reduce the environmental impact of your buying
·         How can focusing on your indirect spend lead to cost savings?
·         How can you understand who your suppliers are, what they are supplying and where the best value comes from?
·         What are the supplier risks in the current world (modern slavery, GDPR, handing of payment data, environmental risk)
·         How can you create a holistic view of your supply chain?
Todd Bradley-Cole, Partner & Senior Manager CSR Procurement at John Lewis Partnership

Todd Bradley-Cole

Partner & Senior Manager CSR Procurement
John Lewis Partnership

TRACK B – Rethinking Third Party & Supplier Relationship Management

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Third party enabled innovation: How can you leverage innovation from your suppliers, business partners and procurement team to drive holistic change that can give a competitive edge?
·         How can you define who can bring innovation to your business?
·         How can you change your organisations way of thinking?
·         How can a holistic view of innovation bring change to your strategy?
·         How can you make innovation a standard in your business?
·         What is the importance of changing your organisations set-up to receive innovation?
Bo Dungal, Head of Procurement Innovation at Danske Bank Group

Bo Dungal

Head of Procurement Innovation
Danske Bank Group

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Embracing the New Role of Procurement Limited to 30 attendees

2:50 pm - 3:45 pm Becoming a “life-long learner”: How can you embrace the changes to procurement as a function to continue to grow professionally in an ever changing world?
·         How are the socio-economic changes of todays world influencing and impacting procurement?
·         How can senior procurement figures continue to learn and develop?
·         How can you influence your team to continue adapting and learning within the procurement organisation?
Michelle Baker, CPO at KPN

Michelle Baker

CPO
KPN

CREATIVE BOARDROOM – Defining Cultural & Organisational Change Limited to 15 attendees

2:50 pm - 3:45 pm An exclusive insight into the Nokia team restructure: How can you move away from traditional ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ category management to form a procurement structure that your business units and gains their buy-in?
·         Does your business understand ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’?
·         How can procurement use the same language as their customers to optimise performance?
·         How can the removal of ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ help your supplier management?
·         How can a different way of prioritisation help your procurement structure?
·         Redesigned the processes both in procurement and in the internal business.
Zsolt Szeker, Global Head of Indirect Procurement at Nokia

Zsolt Szeker

Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Nokia

3:45 pm - 4:25 pm AROUND THE WORLD AFTERNOON NETWORKING RECEPTION

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Digital & eProcurement

4:25 pm - 5:05 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Driving your strategy: How can you use data analytics to best support your procurement initiatives in the wider business?
·         How can analysed data be used to build a procurement strategy?
·         How can data help identify trends in supplier relationships?
·         How can data help understand strategic developments?
·         How does real time data help reduce spend and deliver savings?
·         How can you acquire better quality data?
·         How can analytics help you predict and use your data?
Justus Timm, Head of Procurement at SwissCommerce

Justus Timm

Head of Procurement
SwissCommerce

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Digital & eProcurement

5:05 pm - 5:30 pm PRESENTATION Which techniques can you use to be more persuasive and drive and leverage your data?
·         How can data gathered through procurement systems be used to benefit stakeholders?
·         How can you use data to influence the business through change?
·         How can eProcurement platforms collect data?
·         How can analytics help understand data?
Giuseppe Conti, Former Operations Director at Merck

Giuseppe Conti

Former Operations Director
Merck

TRACK B – Rethinking Third Party & Supplier Relationship Management

4:25 pm - 5:05 pm ALL STAR PANEL Mitigating reputational risk: How can you effectively evaluate your suppliers to gain more control over quality whilst driving cost efficiencies?
·         How do the legislative and regulatory changes effect how you manage suppliers?
·         How do you bring more control to spend?
·         How can reducing your supply base allow for a great transparency of spend?
·         How can vendors be approved with minimal risk?
·         How can your supplier’s reputation levels affect your internal business?
Michael Pearson, Group Head of Procurement at Aspen Group

Michael Pearson

Group Head of Procurement
Aspen Group

Kimberley Campbell, UK Category Buyer at Heineken

Kimberley Campbell

UK Category Buyer
Heineken

Anca Gherasim, Managing Director Group Procurement at Erste Group

Anca Gherasim

Managing Director Group Procurement
Erste Group

Amelle Mestari, Head of Procurement at Bouygues

Amelle Mestari

Head of Procurement
Bouygues

TRACK B – Rethinking Third Party & Supplier Relationship Management

5:05 pm - 5:30 pm PRESENTATION - Leadership, Humility and Flexibility: How to create a successful procurement-led, cross organisational supplier management programme
·         What can you do to influence supplier management?
·         What knowledge and tools can you provide to monitor supplier performance?
·         Who is responsible for supplier’s scorecards?
·         What KPIs can you out in place to measure your suppliers holistically?
Gareth Mawdesley, Head of Procurement at NFU Mutual

Gareth Mawdesley

Head of Procurement
NFU Mutual

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Embracing the New Role of Procurement - Limited to 30 attendees

4:35 pm - 6:00 pm Millenials and the change they bring to sourcing: How to embrace and address the mindset of millenials and their commitment to your organisation
·         How does the millenial mindset differ to the tradition mindset of your procurement function?
·         What skills can millenials offer that are different to your current team skillset?
·         How can you influence and control the millenial loyalty to your organisation?
·         How can recruiting millenial talent help with your digital initiative? 
Harriet Liljestrom– Katisko, Director Indirect Procurement at Finnair

Harriet Liljestrom– Katisko

Director Indirect Procurement
Finnair

Phil Thomas, Managing Director – Head of Global Sourcing at Barclays

Phil Thomas

Managing Director – Head of Global Sourcing
Barclays

CPO LEADERS BOARDROOM – Defining Cultural & Organisational Change

4:35 pm - 6:00 pm CPO & GLOBAL LEADERS AROUND THE WORLD WINE & CHEESE TASTING SESSION (Procurement Practitioner Only)
Discussion point 1: How are you planning to get your infrastructure prepared to cope with ever-changing milestones for digital requirements?
Discussion point 2: How can you encourage supplier diversity & inclusion and sustainability programmes within your procurement team and with suppliers to lead the way with corporate social responsibility?
Discussion point 3: How are you prioritising Agile in your strategy?  
Discussion point 4: What steps are you taking to utilise and enhance data use? 
Jayesh Joshi, Global VP Procurement at BT

Jayesh Joshi

Global VP Procurement
BT

Zsolt Szeker, Global Head of Indirect Procurement at Nokia

Zsolt Szeker

Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Nokia

Michelle Baker, CPO at KPN

Michelle Baker

CPO
KPN

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm COPENHAGEN CITY TRIP & DRINKS - Your opportunity to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!