Procurecon 2018

09 - 11 October, 2018

Corinthia Hotel, Prague

44 (0) 207 368 9465

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and welcome coffee

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks – Letitia Thomas, Programme Director, WBR

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening address and networking activity

Cath Hill - Group Director CIPS
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Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

9:00 am - 9:20 am NSPIRATIONAL ADDRESS How to develop a digital and cultural transformation strategy to inspire your leaders and employees to become a fully digitalised procurement team of the future

Thierry Larroque - VP Procurement Digital Transformation Airbus
·         How to make the business case for the value-add of procurement in your organisation
·         What are the most successful strategies to gain the buy-in of your senior management to procurement transformation projects?
·         How can you develop the position of procurement in order to become a valued business partner rather than just a cost-cutting department?
·         What I look for: how to demonstrate the ROI on an expanded procurement function that can add more value to the organisation
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Thierry Larroque

VP Procurement Digital Transformation
Airbus

9:20 am - 9:40 am TRANSFORMATION: How to bring together your procurement and supply chain teams to create better control, cost ownership and collaboration

Benedict Lannoye - CPO Bombardier
·         How does transformation really work?
·         How can you successfully make and implement a transformation strategy?
·         How can you influence your business lines to drive transformation and improvement?
·         How do you maintain your transformation project?
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Benedict Lannoye

CPO
Bombardier

9:40 am - 10:00 am Rebuilding for the future: How to restructure your procurement function to enhance creativity, fight challenges and shape your digital team of tomorrow

Bjoern Hofbauer - Head of Procurement & General Affairs Samsung
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Bjoern Hofbauer

Head of Procurement & General Affairs
Samsung

10:00 am - 10:30 am Changing the game in Shell: How to transform your Contracting and Procurement function to become a commercial powerhouse

Neil Gilmour - Vice President Procurement Shell
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Neil Gilmour

Vice President Procurement
Shell

10:30 am - 11:10 am Networking Break

11:10 am - 11:40 am CIPS AWARDS WINNERS PANEL Success stories: How can you effectively demonstrate the ROI of your new eProcurement technology to senior management to secure budget for your next project?

Cath Hill - Group Director CIPS Simeon Mellor - Head of Global Commercial Categories, Global Procurement Team AstraZeneca Levent Topcu - Technical Procurement Director Turkcell Mehmet Taban - Purchasing Specialist Vestel
·         How can you make the business case to senior management for implementing a new technology?
·         How can you make the business case to expand a pilot project?
·         What systems and technologies will offer you the highest ROI in your procurement function?
·         How can you demonstrate an added value of procurement through reducing the number of tactical and admin activities in your department?
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Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

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Simeon Mellor

Head of Global Commercial Categories, Global Procurement Team
AstraZeneca

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Levent Topcu

Technical Procurement Director
Turkcell

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Mehmet Taban

Purchasing Specialist
Vestel

11:40 am - 11:50 am How can you improve tail spend management to free up resources for high-value projects?

Florian Böhme - Director Amazon Business Germany
  • What are the steps you need to take before you can implement a new digital or automated process in your procurement function?
  • How can you best cut down the tasks within your procurement process in order to make it possible to automate?
  • How can you ensure that the technology you are looking to implement will be compatible with your procurement process and how can you adjust this to fit your requirements?
  • What are the best strategies to gain buy in from your team to manage the change in processes  
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Florian Böhme

Director
Amazon Business Germany

11:50 am - 12:10 pm iValua Case Study

  • How can you build knowledge among your stakeholders and suppliers to be able to use new digital systems effectively?
  • How can you overcome objections to a changing process from stakeholders?
  • What are the best strategies to ensure compliance with new systems in order to ensure you have oversight of all transactions?
  • How can you support your suppliers when moving to a new process or eProcurement platform?
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Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

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Bodo Bokaemper

Procurement Director
BMW

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Zsolt Szeker

Head of Telecom & IT Solutions Procurement
Nokia

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Christophe Villain

Head of Procurement Excellence
Nestle

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Selim Goksu

Deputy General Manager Central Purchasing
Vestel

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm Inspirational Guest speaker: Cathy O’Dowd

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Networking lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Private lunch hosted by Cathy O’Dowd

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm AMAZON MASTERCLASS: How can you implement a dynamic marketplace model in your procurement strategy to increase visibility and efficiency in your organisation?

Burkard F. M. Schemmel - Head of Enterprise Customers & Professional Services DACH, CEE, Benelux
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Burkard F. M. Schemmel

Head of Enterprise Customers & Professional Services
DACH, CEE, Benelux

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm Opening remarks from the chair
Mildred Matesan - Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager Ericsson
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Mildred Matesan

Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager
Ericsson

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm How can you improve collaboration with your supply chain to bring in new innovation projects to your organisation?

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you engage your internal stakeholders to jointly build your requirements for an eProcurement system and develop a process that has the buy-in of all parties?
Mildred Matesan - Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager Ericsson Ciaran Owens - Head of Procurement Excellence Imperial Tobacco Anton Sibanov - Contract Management Director MTS Zsolt Szeker - Head of Telecom & IT Solutions Procurement Nokia Florian Eineder - Head of Procurement ERDINGER Weißbräu
  • How can you ensure that internal stakeholders are supportive of a new digital system?
  • What are the best ways to train internal stakeholders in a new process?
  • How can you effectively manage expectations?
  • What steps do you need to take in order to start to implement a new eProcurement system?
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Mildred Matesan

Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager
Ericsson

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Ciaran Owens

Head of Procurement Excellence
Imperial Tobacco

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Anton Sibanov

Contract Management Director
MTS

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Zsolt Szeker

Head of Telecom & IT Solutions Procurement
Nokia

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Florian Eineder

Head of Procurement
ERDINGER Weißbräu

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm Opening remarks from the chair
Mark Adams - Former VP Business Transformation and Purchasing Volvo, Mark W Adams Consulting

Mark Adams

Former VP Business Transformation and Purchasing
Volvo, Mark W Adams Consulting

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm How can you reach new talent from unconventional backgrounds and employ effective competence models to develop a strong procurement team?
Andrew Vanstone - Vice President Global Procurement Amcor
·         What backgrounds do the best procurement professionals come from?
·         How can you implement standard competency models across your procurement function
·         What are the best ways to reach new talent?
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Andrew Vanstone

Vice President Global Procurement
Amcor

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you implement a training scheme to develop and retain top procurement talent and ensure your procurement function is capable of keeping up with a changing world?
Mark Adams - Former VP Business Transformation and Purchasing Volvo, Mark W Adams Consulting Jim Noone - Global Head of Projects and Development Procurement LafargeHolcim Aamir Shaukat - Head of Global Procurement Jacobs Douwe Egberts Thomas Michaelis - Material Group Manager HR and Management Consulting Services SWAROVSKI
  • What retention schemes have helped to keep top procurement talent?
  • What talent profiles do you need to target in order to build a procurement function that is future-ready?
  • How can you implement development and training that will help your procurement team to prepare for a changing role?

Mark Adams

Former VP Business Transformation and Purchasing
Volvo, Mark W Adams Consulting

Jim Noone

Global Head of Projects and Development Procurement
LafargeHolcim

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Aamir Shaukat

Head of Global Procurement
Jacobs Douwe Egberts

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Thomas Michaelis

Material Group Manager HR and Management Consulting Services
SWAROVSKI

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Limited to 30 attendees

2:30 pm - 3:40 pm Change management: How to gain internal support for your transformation projects prior to and during implementation across your organisation
Özgür Oklap - Business Transformation Manager Bombardier
  • How can you encourage engagement with procurement across hard-to-reach internal business lines?
  • What are the best ways to overcome objections to enforcing a new procurement process?
  • How can you achieve support for a transformation process within your team?
  • What are the best strategies to achieve seamless integration of new technology into your procurement process?
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Özgür Oklap

Business Transformation Manager
Bombardier

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS

2:30 pm - 3:40 pm Risk mitigation: How can you demonstrate you risk management strategy as a priority to internal stakeholders to create value for your business?
Marcel Van Wonderen - Global Supply Chain & Procurement Transformation Risk Leader IBM Global Procurement
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Marcel Van Wonderen

Global Supply Chain & Procurement Transformation Risk Leader
IBM Global Procurement

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Networking break

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

4:20 pm - 4:40 pm Chainalytics case study

TRACK A – Driving Digital Procurement Operations

4:40 pm - 5:20 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How to review your organisational and digitalised operations to further develop a procurement team of the future
Christophe Van Riel - Vice President Procurement Ecolab
  • What do you need to do before you can implement automation?
  • How can you demonstrate the ROI of an automated system?
  • How is it more cost and time efficient to use automation?
  • What are the activities that can be effectively automated?
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Christophe Van Riel

Vice President Procurement
Ecolab

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

4:20 pm - 4:40 pm How to implement behavioural and attitude change towards ‘collaboration and strategy’ in your team’s stakeholder engagement skill-set: What can you learn from other business functions including marketing and IT?

TRACK B – Rethinking Organisational Set-up

4:40 pm - 5:20 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you position your procurement team to attract top talent who will become future leaders and vital business partners in your organisation?
Ralf Garczorz - CPO Johnson & Johnson Pascal Gielen - CPO Thales Kristian Saksida - Chief Procurement Officer Solvay Andrew Vanstone - Vice President Global Procurement Amcor Paolo Baldo - Deputy CPO Mobile Telesystems
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Ralf Garczorz

CPO
Johnson & Johnson

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Pascal Gielen

CPO
Thales

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Kristian Saksida

Chief Procurement Officer
Solvay

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Andrew Vanstone

Vice President Global Procurement
Amcor

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Paolo Baldo

Deputy CPO
Mobile Telesystems

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Limited to 30 attendees

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm Improving internal communication: How to showcase your increasingly mature procurement function and improve your status as a valued business partner
Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff - Associate Director Procurement Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff

Associate Director Procurement
Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm How can you improve engagement with ’emotive’ or ‘difficult’ business lines to reduce unnecessary costs and improve supplier relationships?
Aamir Shaukat - Head of Global Procurement Jacobs Douwe Egberts
  • How can you collect and analyse more data in order to have better visibility across all spend areas?
  • How can you ensure compliance across all business lines in order to maintain good oversight?
  • What are the best strategies to ensure supplier relationships with procurement are strong so that you are their first point of contact?
  • How can you identify the areas with less visibility in order to improve this?
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Aamir Shaukat

Head of Global Procurement
Jacobs Douwe Egberts

5:20 pm - 7:30 pm Networking Reception - Your opportunity to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm CIPS-ProcureCon Supply Management Awards Europe