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6TH ANNUAL GLOBAL STRATEGIC SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT SUMMIT

18 - 20 September 2018 - AMSTERDAM
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PAST SPEAKERS

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Michiel
VAN MEGEN

Head of Contract Management

Hesham
ELABD

Senior Procurement Director

Martin
HOFFRICHTER

Head of Sourcing International

Teemu
MARTTINEN

Head of Vendor Management and Sourcing, Finnair IT

Gordon
MACPHEE

Senior Director Global Category Lead

Anthony
NICHOLS

VP, Global IT Procurement and Contracts

CONFERENCE TOPICS 2018

LOOK AT THE TOPICS THAT WERE DISCUSSED

  • Latest trends and innovations in strategic sourcing and procurement
  • The role of Industry 4.0 in strategic sourcing and procurement?
  • Optimization of Cost Saving
  • Transition from Strategic Sourcing to Category Management
  • Importance of good supplier relationship
  • The influence of digital technology on procurement and sourcing
  • Moving sustainability to the core of strategic sourcing
  • What are the crucial points for a successful coopetition in procurement?
  • 2025 procurement vision. What will procurement look like after 2025?
  • Intelligent sourcing. How to optimize the procurement and strategic sourcing?

DESIGNED FOR

Members of board, C-level, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, Heads of departments from retail, banking, telecom, pharma, chemical, hospitality, and aviation industries involved in:

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Direct Procurement
  • Indirect Procurement
  • Global Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Category Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Value Creation
  • Supplier Relationship Management/ SRM
  • Operational and Technical Procurement
  • Global Supply Strategies
  • BPO Procurement

CASE STUDIES

PAST CASE STUDIES INCLUDE

CASE STUDY / DAY 1

Procurement, the Trusted Partner

The presentation will illustrate a real experience to show how procurement in an organization can become a true trusted partner rather than just a processing agent.

  • Procurement evolution
  • The theoretical formula – 5 pillars
  • The real deal
  • How to become a trusted partner

Hesham
ELABD

Senior Director Procurement

Martin
HOFFRICHTER

VP, EU QPPV and Head EU Compliance, Marketed Products and PV Affiliate Relations

CASE STUDY / DAY 1

What is the influence of digital technology on procurement and sourcing?

From eRFx – to Blockchain. E Procurement solutions are the state of the art. While they have some limitations the benefits are far greater. Competition, Transparency are increased and the avoidance of possible rhetorical manipulations are minimized.

  • Why are e-tools state of the art and should be used in every procurement department
  • E – RFx
  • E – Auction
  • Limitations
  • PO Systems –Blockchain?
  • Integration

CASE STUDY / DAY 2

Procurement Digitalization in Contracting

Most procurement organizations are not happy with the tools they have in use at the moment. Advances in technology promise to speed up through put, bring more automization and free up time to do strategic sourcing. So what’s really already here and what is coming soon?

  • Using RPA/AI in procurement contracts
  • Online negotiations
  • E-signatures
  • Data in contracts – huge opportunity for companies untapped

Teemu
MARTTINEN

Head of Vendor Management and Sourcing, Finnair IT

Anthony
NICHOLS

VP, Global IT Procurement and Contracts

CASE STUDY / DAY 2

To Get More Value From Your Suppliers, Just Ask

Giving your suppliers the freedom to be creative within your context and constraints can yield even more value than you ask for. This talk will use concrete examples from Opera’s experience to show how to work with suppliers to drive innovation and create value.

  • A good RFP is not a shopping list; how to ask for solutions, not items
  • Looking at the whole system, investing to save
  • Innovation can be commercial, too – getting the best model for you
  • When to bring stakeholders and suppliers together
  • Challenges and trade-offs

SPONSORS 2018

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