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SPEAKERS

SAMPLE OF KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND THEIR CASE STUDIES

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

Robert
SEMETHY

CPO

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

This year Summit will host speakers from the world’s leading companies.
See sample of key note speakers.

Michiel
VAN MEGEN

Head of Contract Management

Hesham
ELABD

Senior Procurement Director

Robert
SEMETHY

CPO

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

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
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