ProcureCon 2017

17 - 19 October, 2017

Hotel Palace Berlin, Germany

+44 (0) 207 368 9465

ProcureCon On-Demand

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  • The True Value Beyond Sourcing - Better Sourcing DesignThe True Value Beyond Sourcing - Better Sourcing Design

    This presentation will interest strategic sourcing professionals and shows how advanced sourcing and optimisation techniques are used to generate “The True Value Beyond Sourcing” and specifically how the TESS platform can be used for supply chain optimisation and production planning.

  • Interactive Case Study - Lessons Learned Delivering Savings During a Complex Transformation Journey at SolvayInteractive Case Study - Lessons Learned Delivering Savings During a Complex Transformation Journey at Solvay
    Find out how Kristian Saksida, Chief Procurement Officer, Solvay made the big decisions necessary to overcome a business-critical challenge and delivered better-than expected results. Thought provoking, frank and best of all totally interactive this is as intimate as you can get. With his CFO experience Kristian will bring a unique perspective to transformation.
  • Guest Presentation – SMAC/BRAID: Preparing Procurement for Digital Disruption to the Global Supply ChainGuest Presentation – SMAC/BRAID: Preparing Procurement for Digital Disruption to the Global Supply Chain
    As the digital revolution impacts every industry it is vital you understand what the new changes mean to you and your procurement teams around the world. For example, how virtual can your team organisation be? How mobile and distributed can they be? Can you move faster to find and work with better suppliers? What efficiencies can you gain by employing more digital capabilities? These and other key questions you need answers to will be addressed by Professor Leslie Wilcocks, a world-renowned expert on digital disruption.
  • CPO Interview – How to Build a Procurement Organisation Fit for the Future Business EnvironmentCPO Interview – How to Build a Procurement Organisation Fit for the Future Business Environment
    Wth over 20 years’ experience leading teams of procurement professionals Ton Geurts, Chief Procurement Officer, NV Bekaert is eminently qualified to offer lessons learned whilst building local and global teams. In this frank and open exchange Ton will offer you advice on organisational development best practice, drawing on his time as Chief Procurement Officer of the multi-billion revenue chemicals giant Akzo-Nobel as well as his present role at NV Bekaert.
  • How Johnson & Johnson Creates Value In Sustainable Procurement: Virtual Case StudyHow Johnson & Johnson Creates Value In Sustainable Procurement: Virtual Case Study
    In this virtual case study, Johnson & Johnson's Director of Sustainable Procurement John Ruebush discusses their approach toward aligning risk management with ways to select and invest in building relationships with the right suppliers to innovate with for the coming decades. EcoVadis Co-CEO Pierre-Francois Thaler provides an introduction with an overview of trends in sustainable procurement to set the stage.
    Key topics will include:
    • Structuring sustainable procurement programs to align procurement targets with business objectives
    • Maximizing internal adoption by delegating target setting to category leaders, process and software integration, training, and change management
    • Incentivizing suppliers to participate and improve performance with a rich scoring and recognition program
  • Case Study - Shared Services : Changing the Game in Strategic Sourcing at Thomson ReutersCase Study - Shared Services : Changing the Game in Strategic Sourcing at Thomson Reuters
    Find out how Nicolas Passaquin, Vice President, Global Head of Sourcing Delivery, ‎Thomson Reuters is freeing up the team of sourcing experts to focus their time and skills on creating value for the business. Using a shared services approach Nicolas is discovering he can achieve unexpected results whilst keeping the global teams fully engaged.
  • Interactive Case Study - How to Transform Procurement into an Innovative, Trusted Partner to the Business  Interactive Case Study - How to Transform Procurement into an Innovative, Trusted Partner to the Business
    In this interactive case study, Nick Brazier, Chief Procurement Officer, Allianz Insurance, takes us through how procurement can become a trusted partner to the business. Nick shares his experience and real life examples of how procurement professionals can educate internal stakeholders to benefit corporate goals.
  • CPO Interview - Understanding Your Business and the Expectations of Procurement to Precisely Deliver ValueCPO Interview - Understanding Your Business and the Expectations of Procurement to Precisely Deliver Value
    In this CPO interview, Gordon Tytler, Chief Procurement Officer, Rolls Royce Group chats with Duncan Brook on how to better understand your wider business goals and match expectations of procurement to deliver value.
  • Using Virtual Collaboration to Maximize Travel Spend Using Virtual Collaboration to Maximize Travel Spend
    Virtual collaboration is a growing trend, with the market expected to double in the next four years. With the right program and technology in place, teams can work together from anywhere at a fraction of the cost, and without the productivity loss, stress and risk of travel.  When you enable your employees with the knowledge, tools and support to identify and use the collaboration option that best fits the purpose, you're putting your Total Collaboration Management strategy to work to make the most of your virtual technology investment.
  • When is the Right Time to Engage Your Internal Stakeholders to Maximize Results from Your Risk Strategy? When is the Right Time to Engage Your Internal Stakeholders to Maximize Results from Your Risk Strategy?
    Pick up new stakeholder engagement and risk management best practices from Ericsson's senior sourcing leader in Europe, Risk Strategy? Mihaela Pelmus, Regional Sourcing Leader, Ericsson Sourcing Services. Drawing on her experience managing international teams who successfully balance risk management and value creation, Mihaela will identify proven strategies you can implement as soon as you return to your office.
  • Interactive Case Study – How to Achieve Effective Multi-Functional Collaboration between Procurement and StakeholdersInteractive Case Study – How to Achieve Effective Multi-Functional Collaboration between Procurement and Stakeholders
    Discover how to improve the speed of value delivery into your business by learning how Arjan de Jongste, Head of Global Indirect Procurement, Philips masters multi-functional collaboration through a process it calls Design for eXcellence. Find out how excellence has allowed Philips to boost commitment from senior management, enhance collaboration and deliver continuous savings.