Procurecon 2018

09 - 11 October, 2018

Corinthia Hotel, Prague

44 (0) 207 368 9465

Agenda Day 2

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

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

Richard Beaumont - Indipendent Consultant .

Richard Beaumont

Indipendent Consultant
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9:00 am - 9:20 am OPENING KEYNOTE How can you gain buy-in from senior management for supplier-led innovation projects to ensure you are taking advantage of your suppliers’ expertise and staying ahead of your competitors?

Arjan de Jongste - Senior Vice President Indirect Procurement Philips
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Arjan de Jongste

Senior Vice President Indirect Procurement
Philips

9:20 am - 9:40 am CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Driving innovation: How can you develop a co-working, collaborative and creative relationship with your suppliers to bring innovation projects into your business?

10:00 am - 10:20 am Coupa Presentation

10:20 am - 11:00 am CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How to ensure you are the customer of choice when there is a shift in purchasing volume to keep bargaining power and remain an attractive customer

Nina Bomberg - Sourcing Professional SEG Automotive
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Nina Bomberg

Sourcing Professional
SEG Automotive

11:00 am - 11:40 am Networking Break

11:40 am - 12:00 pm INSPIRATIONAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS How to use advanced services in industrial ecosystems to create a new supply chain business model enabled by digitalization

Bjorn Stenecker - CPO Boliden
  • How can you prove the ROI of implementing robotics and machine learning technology in your procurement function?
  • What are the best strategies to scale up pilot projects in disruptive technology and get the most out of your investment?
  • How can you identify and compare suppliers of disruptive technologies?
  • How can you gain senior-management buy-in to unproven technologies so that you can begin projects?
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Bjorn Stenecker

CPO
Boliden

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm American Express Case Study

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm The Road to Digital Procurement Transformation

  1.      Logistics Richard Chiari, Head of Procurement, PHOENIX Austria 
  2.   IT John Jordan, Head of Strategy and Planning, Corporate Procurement Europe, Sony
  3.  Marketing Robert Schneider, Head of Service and Delivery, Procurement, Sony  
  4. Contingent Workforce/HR Jeroen Wennink, CPO Europe, Capgemini  
  5.  Raw Materials Florian Eineder, Head of Procurement, Erdinger Weißbräu
  6.  Data Analytics Bodo Bokaemper, Director of Purchasing, BMW
  7. Tail-end Spend  Nick Jenkinson, Senior Procurement Director, Astellas 
  8. Negotiation & Influencing Giuseppe Conti, Operations Director, Merck
  9. Digital, Media & Online Spend Sergiusz Szacki, Indirect Procurement Manager, Colgate
    
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Richard Chiari

Head of Procurement
PHOENIX Austria

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John Jordan

Head of Strategy and Planning
Sony

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Robert Schneider

Head of Service and Delivery, Procurement
Sony

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Jeroen Wennink

VP Group Procurement
Capgemini

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Florian Eineder

Head of Procurement
ERDINGER Weißbräu

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Bodo Bokaemper

Procurement Director
BMW

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Nick Jenkinson

Senior Director Procurement
Astellas

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Giuseppe Conti

Operations Director
Merck

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Sergiusz Szacki

Indirect Procurement Manager Europe, Media & Marketing
Colgate-Palmolive

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm Networking Lunch

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm MASTERCLASS Icertis

TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Opening remarks from the chair
Richard Beaumont - Indipendent Consultant .

Richard Beaumont

Indipendent Consultant
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TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm How can you effectively identify, compare and select suppliers that will help you digitalise your procurement operations?
Juha Taipalinen - Head of Sourcing Tieto
  • What new processes do you need to have in place in order to implement a new technology?
  • How can you identify and source a technology provider in these new areas?
  • What are the opportunities and risks with implementing new technology?
  • What are the best models of contracting and relationship management with new technology providers?
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Juha Taipalinen

Head of Sourcing
Tieto

TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm DHL Resilience 360 Case study

TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm Enhancing strategic procurement function: How to tailor your digitalisation process to create a more successful organisation
Selim Goksu - Deputy General Manager Central Purchasing Vestel
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Selim Goksu

Deputy General Manager Central Purchasing
Vestel

TRACK B – Rethinking your Indirect Strategy

2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Opening remarks from the chair
Duncan Brock - Group Director Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
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Duncan Brock

Group Director
Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

TRACK B – Rethinking your Indirect Strategy

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm With increasing requirements for digitalisation and innovation how can you improve your technical knowledge?
Jonathan Tungu - Senior Procurement Manager TECOM
  • How can you ensure that procurement is able to keep up with a fast-moving category?
  • What new skills will your procurement team need to develop?
  • How much technical knowledge will buyers of the future need to have when procuring for a technical category?
  • How can you ensure your team has the knowledge they need to procure more digital processes and technologies for their category?
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Jonathan Tungu

Senior Procurement Manager
TECOM

TRACK B – Rethinking your Indirect Strategy

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm ALL STAR PANEL How can you best manage your stakeholders to improve engagement, ensure effective oversight and drive down costs in ‘hard-to-manage’ categories?
Duncan Brock - Group Director Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) John Everett - Purchasing Director EMEA The Dow Chemical Company Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff - Associate Director Procurement Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • How can you ensure oversight of all procurement activities within your organisation?
  • How can eProcurement systems assist to ensure that procurement activities are subject to scrutiny and available to monitor?
  • How can you improve your current resource allocation to ensure all stakeholders have effective contact with procurement?
  • How can you ensure you maintain stakeholder engagement during your procurement transformation projects?
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Duncan Brock

Group Director
Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

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John Everett

Purchasing Director EMEA
The Dow Chemical Company

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Virgine Gauthier-Pavloff

Associate Director Procurement
Former - Bristol-Myers Squibb

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Limited to 30 attendees

2:40 pm - 3:50 pm Fast track your procurement team: How can you successfully manage your procurement team in Emerging Markets to navigate the opportunities available outside of Europe?
Mildred Matesan - Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager Ericsson
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Mildred Matesan

Strategy & Sourcing Development Manager
Ericsson

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS Limited to 15 attendees

2:40 pm - 3:50 pm Women in Procurement Afternoon Tea Boardroom: How to empower your procurement team to become business leaders
Karen Mansell - Senior Vice President Bayer
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Karen Mansell

Senior Vice President
Bayer

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Networking Break

TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm How can you integrate a new eProcurement system with your existing processes in order to reduce failures and improve user interface
Ciaran Owens - Head of Procurement Excellence Imperial Tobacco
  • How can you ensure systems integration between procurement and the wider organisation?
  • What are the best ways in which to integrate existing systems with new systems?
  • How can you mitigate for systems failures?
  • How can you identify and select a provider that will be able to work with your current systems?
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Ciaran Owens

Head of Procurement Excellence
Imperial Tobacco

TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you align internal stakeholder systems and processes with a new automated platform in order to improve collaboration and engagement?
Paolo Baldo - Deputy CPO Mobile Telesystems Anton Sibanov - Contract Management Director MTS
  • How can you ensure systems integration between procurement and the wider organisation?
  • What are the best ways in which to integrate existing systems with new systems?
  • How can you mitigate for systems failures?
  • How can you identify and select a provider that will be able to work with your current systems?
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Paolo Baldo

Deputy CPO
Mobile Telesystems

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Anton Sibanov

Contract Management Director
MTS

TRACK A – Mastering RPA and eProcurement

5:30 pm - 6:20 pm How can you implement an automated procurement process to reduce time and cost spent on transactional activities?
Justus A. Timm - Group Procurement & SCM SwissCommerce Management GmbH
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Justus A. Timm

Group Procurement & SCM
SwissCommerce Management GmbH

TRACK B – Rethinking your Indirect Strategy

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm ADAPT YOUR STRATEGY: How can you regularly question and challenge your Procurement strategy to ensure a more successful Indirect function?
Alexander Weiss - Category Head Technical & Indirect Procurement Mondi
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Alexander Weiss

Category Head Technical & Indirect Procurement
Mondi

TRACK B – Rethinking your Indirect Strategy

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE The Development of Purchasing: How to reshape the structure of Global Purchasing to create new clusters and a superior systems platform
Joerg Viernow - Vice President Indirect Procurement Boehringer-Ingelheim
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Joerg Viernow

Vice President Indirect Procurement
Boehringer-Ingelheim

TRACK B – Rethinking your Indirect Strategy

5:30 pm - 6:20 pm How can your procurement team drive up the ‘value-add’ of agreements to counter contract value erosion?
Nuno Juromito - IT Sourcing and Contracting Manager Bridgestone Europe
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Nuno Juromito

IT Sourcing and Contracting Manager
Bridgestone Europe

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS Limited to 30 attendees

4:30 pm - 5:50 pm How can you negotiate effectively with difficult internal business partners and external suppliers to increase your buying power and influence?
Giuseppe Conti - Operations Director Merck
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Giuseppe Conti

Operations Director
Merck

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS Limited to 15 attendees

4:30 pm - 5:50 pm How to demonstrate the value-add of procurement to sales to senior management outside of cost-cutting and savings figures to gain their buy-in
Frank Hurt - Independent Consultant .
  • What figures and tangible facts can you put together outside of cost-cutting?
  • What are the areas that senior management are most interested in outside of savings?
  • How can you gain the buy-in of senior management to a new form of reporting from procurement?
  • What are the best strategies to move from savings to more value-add activities?
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Frank Hurt

Independent Consultant
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5:50 pm - 7:20 pm Beer Fest evening - enjoy beer tasting out in Prague!