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CONFERENCE: Making Procurement Transformation Deliver (London, UK)
Tuesday 20 June 2017, 08:00am - 05:00pm
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Along with our suppliers, we will be hosting a procurement conference allowing attendees to gain valuable insight into the world of procurement. We will discuss how to deliver a procurement change programme and talk about the way in which different resources and capabilities can be brought together to benefit the transformation programme and its stakeholders.

In addition we will be presenting the results of our “Effects of Brexit on Procurement” Survey. To take part in this survey click here.

The guest speakers will discuss industry news and issues and give informative views on whats going on right now. Subjects include supply chain, Brexit, online auctions and much more.

Confirmed speakers include Harry Wiltshire, Professional Athlete, Market Dojo, Provalido and Procurement PeopleCloud®.

In addition, delegates will have the opportunity to view the Churchill war rooms museum and network with a host of procurement professionals.



Schedule for the day
09.30am    Registration, museum viewing
10.00am    Networking
10.30am    Odesma, Opening address
11.00am    Market Dojo, pioneering software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, Barriers to change
Alun and Nick from Market Dojo will discuss their key findings following their “Study into the barriers of adopting Reverse Auctions”. If you would like to be involved, please follow this link.
11.30am    Break and Networking
11.50am    Simon Barber, Global Indirect Procurement Director, Brambles
12.20am    Paul Chappel, Procurement PeopleCloud®
12.40pm    Lunch/ look round the museum
1.30pm      Harry Wiltshire, Professional Athlete, Success and failure in sports development
Harry is based in Leeds where he trains as part of a small group of athletes who have won five medals over the last two Olympic cycles. Harry has been closely involved with national and international squads that have sent athletes to every Olympics over the last 16 years, he will share with us a unique perspective on the environments and practices that have resulted in both success and failure over the development of the sport.
2.00pm       Provalido, Procurement savings trackers, Measuring Savings in the age of Value
There’s always lots of talk on the procurement blogs etc. about procurement moving on from savings and being all about “value”, but savings are still very relevant so Paul will discuss why and also go through some of the fundamental principles of good savings measurement and reporting.
2.30pm      Break and Networking
2.50pm       Annie Spilsbury, Marketing Procurement Professional
3.20pm       Edward McGeachie, Senior Analytics Manager, Seaforth Analytics
3.45pm       Close


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