ProcureCon Indirect 2018

17 - 18 April, 2018

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

Day One Tuesday 17th April 2018

8:00 am - 8:55 am Registration and welcome coffee

The New Frontiers of Procurement

8:55 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks - Niamh Stone, Programme Director


9:00 am - 9:10 am Chair’s opening address and business card exchange

Cath Hill, Group Director,CIPS

Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

9:10 am - 9:30 am How can you introduce innovative technology to streamline the buying process and establish more efficient procurement operations?

Jean Latty, Group Head of Indirect Procurement,Generali
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Jean Latty

Group Head of Indirect Procurement
Generali

9:30 am - 10:10 am INNOVATION ALL STAR PANEL Innovation in Action: What projects have demonstrated a clear value-add to your business through innovation in procurement?

Eavan O’Halloran, Director of Group Procurement,Primark Jean Latty, Group Head of Indirect Procurement,Generali Robert Turner, Head of Procurement Operations,John Lewis Partnership Dan Jenkins, Global Technology Procurement Lead,EY
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Eavan O’Halloran

Director of Group Procurement
Primark

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Jean Latty

Group Head of Indirect Procurement
Generali

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Robert Turner

Head of Procurement Operations
John Lewis Partnership

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Dan Jenkins

Global Technology Procurement Lead
EY

10:10 am - 10:30 am The Future of Procurement: How might the landscape for procurement and supply change over the coming years and what are the implications for procurement leaders?

Duncan Brock, Group Customer Relationship Director,CIPS
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Duncan Brock

Group Customer Relationship Director
CIPS

10:30 am - 11:10 am Morning Networking Break

11:10 am - 11:40 am ALL STAR PANEL: How can you source, support and retain procurement talent that is able to proactively respond and innovate in a changing world model

Kevin Will, Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing,Warner Bros Robert Turner, Head of Procurement Operations,John Lewis Partnership Robert Semethy, CPO,Erste Group Bank

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Kevin Will

Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing
Warner Bros

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Robert Turner

Head of Procurement Operations
John Lewis Partnership

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Robert Semethy

CPO
Erste Group Bank

11:40 am - 12:00 pm KEYNOTE INTERVIEW Solving the B2B payments puzzle: how can you streamline your procurement processes to deliver savings

Cath Hill, Group Director,CIPS John Schifano, Director, Global Accounts, Global Commercial Payments,American Express

Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

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John Schifano

Director, Global Accounts, Global Commercial Payments
American Express

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: How can you effectively use cognitive procurement to enhance your procurement function and reduce costs?

Paolo Baldo, Deputy CPO,MTS Dmitry Bondarev, Cognitive Procurement Category Lead,Vodafone Group
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Paolo Baldo

Deputy CPO
MTS

Dmitry Bondarev

Cognitive Procurement Category Lead
Vodafone Group

12:20 pm - 12:50 pm INSPIRATIONAL GUEST SPEAKER

Sue Williams, QPM Hostage Negotiator,
•Explore the ways that Sue has responded to crisis and how hostage negotiation techniques can be applied 
•Discover what can make you dramatically more persuasive and what key negotiation techniques can you take back to the office 

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Sue Williams

QPM Hostage Negotiator

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Networking lunch

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm BCD Travel - Don’t lose sleep over hotel spend

Diederik Banken, VP Sales EMEA,BCD Travel Nick Dewey, Director, Global Sales – EMEA,BCD Travel
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Diederik Banken

VP Sales EMEA
BCD Travel

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Nick Dewey

Director, Global Sales – EMEA
BCD Travel

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm GEP Lunchtime Workshop - Why Brexit Has Become Procurement’s Problem (and Opportunity) – And What to Do About It

Bruno S. Khan, Senior Director, Consulting ,GEP
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Bruno S. Khan

Senior Director, Consulting
GEP

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm Opening remarks from the chair
Cath Hill, Group Director,CIPS

Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm FIRESIDE CHAT How can you decide which procurement areas to outsource to make your procurement function more efficient?
Anton Shibanov, Contract Management Department Director Procurement Management Block,MTS Alpar Kamber, Executive Vice President,WNS - Denali
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Anton Shibanov

Contract Management Department Director Procurement Management Block
MTS

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Alpar Kamber

Executive Vice President
WNS - Denali

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

2:40 pm - 2:55 pm QUICK FIRE INNOVATION PRESENTATIONS - How can you use innovative technologies to streamline your procurement function?
Alpar Kamber, Executive Vice President,WNS - Denali
The Next Generation Operating Model for Procurement: Agility, Responsiveness and Value
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Alpar Kamber

Executive Vice President
WNS - Denali

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm Opening remarks from chair
Peter Smith, Managing Director,Spend Matters
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Peter Smith

Managing Director
Spend Matters

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you implement compliant digital models to achieve a more streamlined buying function?
Slagjana Nikolikj-Nikolovska, Head of Procurement Macedonia,EVN

Slagjana Nikolikj-Nikolovska

Head of Procurement Macedonia
EVN

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

2:40 pm - 2:55 pm QUICK FIRE INNOVATION PRESENTATIONS – How can you use eProcurement technologies to improve procurement efficiency?

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS

1:50 pm - 2:55 pm The New Model Army How are agencies changing their model? And what is the right model for you?
Sam Broster, Managing Director,NuFu Richard Dutton, CMO,NuFu
Limited to 20 attendees

Sam Broster

Managing Director
NuFu

Richard Dutton

CMO
NuFu

2:55 pm - 3:25 pm Afternoon Networking Break

Track A - Redefining Procurement Models

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you improve collaboration across business lines and regions in order to facilitate a ‘glocalised’ procurement model?
Robert Semethy, CPO,Erste Group Bank
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Robert Semethy

CPO
Erste Group Bank

Track B - Mastering eProcurement

3:25 pm - 3:55 pm FIRESIDE CHAT Outsourcing vs automation: What are the best ways to reduce labor-intensive admin tasks and free up procurement teams for more high-value tasks?
Jean Latty, Group Head of Indirect Procurement,Generali Gavin Long, Head of Indirect Procurement,Carnival UK
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Jean Latty

Group Head of Indirect Procurement
Generali

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Gavin Long

Head of Indirect Procurement
Carnival UK

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS

3:25 pm - 4:50 pm NEGOTIATION WORKSHOP Practical case study approach to negotiation Crisis Management Masterclass – How to apply crisis management processes to ensure your teams and people are able to respond proactively to crisis
Sue Williams, QPM Hostage Negotiator,
Limited to 20 attendees
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Sue Williams

QPM Hostage Negotiator


3:55 pm - 4:10 pm Transition time

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm SUPPLIER ENABLED INNOVATION CASE How to develop stronger strategic relationships to make supplier enabled innovation a more formal part of your procurement process and encourage innovation within your organisation

Tom Lewers, Head of Global Supply Chain,Royal London
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Tom Lewers

Head of Global Supply Chain
Royal London

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm OXFORD-STYLE DEBATE Procurement should focus on cost-cutting rather than adding to top-line growth – FOR + AGAINST

Bo Dungal, Head of Procurement Innovation,Danske Bank Group Piotr Juskiewicz, Head of Services and Procurement,DNB
FOR Bo Dungal, Head of Procurement Innovation, Danske Bank
AGAINST -  Piotr Juskiewicz, Head of Services and Procurement, DNB


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Bo Dungal

Head of Procurement Innovation
Danske Bank Group

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Piotr Juskiewicz

Head of Services and Procurement
DNB

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Networking Reception - Don’t miss this opportunity for you to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!