Procurecon 2020

13 - 15 October, 2020

Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower

44 (0) 207 368 9465

Agenda Day 1 - Tuesday 15th October 2019

8:00 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

Repositioning from Buyer to Value-Creator

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

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening remarks with interactive polling

Richard Beaumont, Independent Consultant & Former CPO Coop Bank & VP Procurement Rolls Royce at Rolls Royce

Richard Beaumont

Independent Consultant & Former CPO Coop Bank & VP Procurement Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce

9:00 am - 9:30 am OPENING KEYNOTE - Technology as a value-creator: How Uber is using connectivity and IOT sourcing to its competitive advantage

Rahul Vijay, Head of Global Connectivity Sourcing at Uber

Rahul Vijay

Head of Global Connectivity Sourcing
Uber

9:30 am - 9:50 am PRESENTATION Procurement 2030: Driving ‘self-serve’ procurement: How to enable your procurement team and internal customers to focus on the value-add of delivering faster sourcing

• How can the business procuring certain categories for themselves free up procurement for more strategic work?
• How to bring consumer expectations into the workplace so sourcing is quick and easy like buying has become in day to day life
• How to avoid making sourcing a costly and convoluted process
• How can ‘self-serve’ prepare the sourcing environment to move forward

Jan Fokke Van Den Bosch, CPO at HSBC

Jan Fokke Van Den Bosch

CPO
HSBC

9:50 am - 10:30 am PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING - How can you upskill your team from ‘buyers’ to ‘business partners’ and reposition procurement as an ‘idea-generator’, innovator and ‘knowledge-pool’ within your business?

• How can you bring value through execution, speed and business insight?
• How can you bring innovation from the supplier side to present to top management?
• How can being an advisor upskill and upgrade your procurement function?
• How can you work to improve and solidify your internal relationships?
• How can you shift the paradigm of how procurement is viewed and improve emotional intelligence?

Alpar Kamber, Executive Vice President at WNS - Denali

Alpar Kamber

Executive Vice President
WNS - Denali

Alex Muir, CPO Downstream at BP

Alex Muir

CPO Downstream
BP

Fabienne Lesbros, Group SCM Commercial & Services Director/ Board Member VODAFONE Procurement Company at Vodafone

Fabienne Lesbros

Group SCM Commercial & Services Director/ Board Member VODAFONE Procurement Company
Vodafone

Juha Taipalinen, CPO at Finnair

Juha Taipalinen

CPO
Finnair

Karen Mansell, Senior VP Procurement at Bayer

Karen Mansell

Senior VP Procurement
Bayer

10:30 am - 10:50 am PRESENTATION - Performing whilst transforming: How to create a ‘procurement team of the future’ to meet the global needs of your internal/external clients and become your organisations competitive edge

• How to deliver value year-on-year whilst serving as a key driver in transformation  
• How to utilise a business strategy that focuses on people, processes and technology
• What tools and strategies can you use to manage your talent whilst going through a period of transformation?
• How to use procurement as a driving force through transformation to meet the needs of patients globally

Natasa Vidmar, Global CPO at Teva Pharmaceuticals

Natasa Vidmar

Global CPO
Teva Pharmaceuticals

10:50 am - 11:30 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

10:50 am - 11:30 am MASTERCLASS - Travel for the modern enterprise; Trends in contingent labour forces and how you can better manage growth

Daniel Flynn, International Business Development Manager at Hotailors

Daniel Flynn

International Business Development Manager
Hotailors

Embracing Next Generation Digital & Cognitive Procurement

11:30 am - 12:10 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING - Change management: How can you develop a digital and cultural transformation strategy to motivate your people and become a fully digitalised procurement team of the future?

•         How can you change your supply chain to digital?
•         How can you think beyond your current business mode and articulate a future way of working?
•         How can you streamline your tactical work and become more efficient?
•         What does your future procurement team look like?

John Callan, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Coupa

John Callan

Senior Director of Product Marketing
Coupa

Mark Zafra, Head of Global Strategic Sourcing at Twitter

Mark Zafra

Head of Global Strategic Sourcing
Twitter

Robert Huter, VP Procurement at Bosch

Robert Huter

VP Procurement
Bosch

Paulo Costa, Global Head of Procurement at Farfetch

Paulo Costa

Global Head of Procurement
Farfetch

Nina Bomberg, Global Lead Buyer at SEG Automotive (Bosch)

Nina Bomberg

Global Lead Buyer
SEG Automotive (Bosch)

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm PRESENTATION The Kellogg Indirect Procurement Journey (with GEP)

Representative to be confirmed, GEP 

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm PRESENTATION - The Digital Revolution: How can you leverage a “Procurement 4.0” strategy to combine new technology and revolutionise your operational and administrative processes?

• What changes do you need to make to your strategy to adapt to the future?
• How can new technology help you build a future-proof team? 
• How can you upskill your existing team to reduce administrative processes?
• What is next for procurement?
 
Sanjay Mehta, VP Global Procurement at Nokia

Sanjay Mehta

VP Global Procurement
Nokia

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm PRESENTATION How to position Contract Management at the centre of Sourcing and Procurement

Ulf Meyer on behalf of Icertis
Ulf Meyer, Senior Director Contract Lifecycle Management at Bertelsmann

Ulf Meyer

Senior Director Contract Lifecycle Management
Bertelsmann

1:10 pm - 1:20 pm INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT - How can businesses sell disused Microsoft Volume software assets and buy pre-owned Microsoft software licences, legally?

Susana Jiménez, Sales Consultant - France & Spain at Discount Licensing

Susana Jiménez

Sales Consultant - France & Spain
Discount Licensing

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm PRESENTATION - How to form a winning team for your digitalisation journey to best use new technology and revolutionise your processes

• How can you prepare and form your team for the future digitalisation journey? 
• What does a ‘winning team’ look like?
• What do you need to make digitalisation happen? 
• How can you get everyone involved and gain their buy in?

Bodo Bokaemper, Global VP Procurement Digitalisation at BMW

Bodo Bokaemper

Global VP Procurement Digitalisation
BMW

1:40 pm - 2:50 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:40 pm - 2:50 pm MASTERCLASS - Contract Lifecycle Management: Digitisation as an accelerator of Procurement at Bertelsmann

Ulf Meyer on behalf of Icertis
Ulf Meyer, Senior Director Contract Lifecycle Management at Bertelsmann

Ulf Meyer

Senior Director Contract Lifecycle Management
Bertelsmann

1:40 pm - 2:50 pm MASTERCLASS - How to effectively use the art of storytelling across your organisation to shift procurements impact and widen its reach

Alpar Kamber, Executive Vice President at WNS - Denali

Alpar Kamber

Executive Vice President
WNS - Denali

TRACK A - Mastering Data, Cognitive Procurement & eProcurement

2:50 pm - 2:55 pm Chair’s opening address
Michael Delle, Independent Consultant & Former VP Global ICT Sourcing Ericsson at M Delle Consulting

Michael Delle

Independent Consultant & Former VP Global ICT Sourcing Ericsson
M Delle Consulting

TRACK A - Mastering Data, Cognitive Procurement & eProcurement

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm PRESENTATION - How to harness the latest technology including AI, Machine Learning and RPA to drive your digital procurement transformation journey
Ali Türk, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Turkcell

Ali Türk

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Turkcell

TRACK A - Mastering Data, Cognitive Procurement & eProcurement

3:15 pm - 3:55 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING - The digital buyer: How to use rising Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems and data analytics to meet the needs of your business stakeholders in an increasingly digitalised world?
Fabienne Lesbros, Group SCM Commercial & Services Director/ Board Member VODAFONE Procurement Company at Vodafone

Fabienne Lesbros

Group SCM Commercial & Services Director/ Board Member VODAFONE Procurement Company
Vodafone

Nick Jenkinson, Senior Director Procurement at Astellas

Nick Jenkinson

Senior Director Procurement
Astellas

Andrea Blanco, Head of CSP&A Procurement EMEA at Ecolab

Andrea Blanco

Head of CSP&A Procurement EMEA
Ecolab

Julien Nadaud, Chief Product Officer & SVP Innovation at Determine a Corcentric Company

Julien Nadaud

Chief Product Officer & SVP Innovation
Determine a Corcentric Company

TRACK A - Mastering Data, Cognitive Procurement & eProcurement

3:55 pm - 4:15 pm PRESENTATION - Enabling spend analytics: How to use eProcurement technology to cleanse your spend data and catalogue your supply base
• How can you build visibility in spend to create a controlled environment?
• How can data be used to build visibility and drive trends?
• How can you implement an established process to navigate your data pools?
• How can harmonized data help you to understand spend across your business units and identify trends?
• How can using data become a bi-product of the procurement role?

Kåre Christensen, Head of Strategic Sourcing EMEA at Gap Inc

Kåre Christensen

Head of Strategic Sourcing EMEA
Gap Inc

TRACK B – Advancing your Indirect Strategy

2:50 pm - 2:55 pm Chair’s opening address
Cath Hill, Group Director at CIPS

Cath Hill

Group Director
CIPS

TRACK B – Advancing your Indirect Strategy

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm PRESENTATION - How to successfully identify, measure and control value to better align with your stakeholders and move beyond traditional procurement savings
• How can you create best practice around measure and controlling value?
• How can non-traditional value-add encourage better engagement with your internal stakeholders?
• How can you identify value for your business?
• Governance and recording value – how can this be done?

Frank Faisst, Global Head Indirect Procurement at Generali

Frank Faisst

Global Head Indirect Procurement
Generali

TRACK B – Advancing your Indirect Strategy

3:15 pm - 3:55 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING - Controlling your tail-spend: How can you best limit your supply base to reduce costs and drive efficiency across your business?
Jutta Bub, Global Category Director Goods & Services at Lufthansa Group

Jutta Bub

Global Category Director Goods & Services
Lufthansa Group

Rob Turner, Head of Procurement Operations at John Lewis Partnerships

Rob Turner

Head of Procurement Operations
John Lewis Partnerships

Jeroen Wennink, CPO Europe at Capgemini

Jeroen Wennink

CPO Europe
Capgemini

Filip Bloch, CEO & Co-Founder at Hotailors

Filip Bloch

CEO & Co-Founder
Hotailors

TRACK B – Advancing your Indirect Strategy

3:55 pm - 4:15 pm PRESENTATION Card Payments: New approaches driving efficiency and economic value in Suppy Chain
Ritesh Jain, B2B Product Head at Citi

Ritesh Jain

B2B Product Head
Citi

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS - Mastering your Indirect Spend (Limited to 30 attendees)

2:50 pm - 4:00 pm WORKSHOP - Staying on top of your business travel spend
Marc Wise, Global Sales Manager Corporations at Amadeus

Marc Wise

Global Sales Manager Corporations
Amadeus

4:15 pm - 4:55 pm AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

4:15 pm - 4:55 pm MASTERCLASS - Procurement Metrics that Matter


Warren Hallworth, Director of Business Development at GEP

Warren Hallworth

Director of Business Development
GEP

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Cognitive Procurement & eProcurement

4:55 pm - 5:45 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - The evolution of your function: How to leverage cognitive technology and reposition procurement as a self-service model
• How can collecting using cognitive procurement technology lead to successful digital transformation?
• How can encouraging self-serve deliver value to the business?
• How can self-service procurement evolve the way you buy?
• How can you change your procurement model?


Ciaran Owens, Global Procurement Technology Lead at Imperial Brands

Ciaran Owens

Global Procurement Technology Lead
Imperial Brands

TRACK A – Mastering Data, Cognitive Procurement & eProcurement

5:45 pm - 6:05 pm PRESENTATION eProcurement: How to integrate your team and end-users to ensure the smooth roll-out of your new eProcurement system
• What does your digital transformation look like?
• How can you integrate your team and end users?
• How to simplify things for the category managers and the suppliers
• Start first with the process automation etc. and then move ahead to business partnering and modelling, digitalisation can help to think with the business and partners

Anton Shibanov, Contract Management Director at MTS

Anton Shibanov

Contract Management Director
MTS

TRACK B – Advancing your Indirect Strategy

4:55 pm - 5:45 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE - How to better leverage collaboration from your internal stakeholders, procurement business partners and suppliers to create a more unified sourcing strategy
• How can you join up your categories to leverage innovation from suppliers?
• How can suppliers scale up their innovation to create a new standard?
• What infrastructure is being built to create a joined up approach?
• How can procurement influence stakeholders to drive initiatives here?

Daniele Giorgi, Global Director of Procurement at Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Daniele Giorgi

Global Director of Procurement
Ferring Pharmaceuticals

TRACK B – Advancing your Indirect Strategy

5:45 pm - 6:05 pm PRESENTATION The future of work: How to assess real estate investments to drive better performance and enhance value for your business
• How is the future of work driving procurement to make different decisions on how they treat real estate?
• How can your real estate drive value and better performance?
• How do you enhance user experience?

Rob Alexander, CPO EMEA at JLL

Rob Alexander

CPO EMEA
JLL

SYNERGY WORKSHOPS - Optimising your People & Engaging your Customer Limited to 30 attendees

4:55 pm - 6:05 pm Agile procurement versus Agile development: How can you adopt Agile principles to help drive collaboration and drive value faster?
• What cultural changes need to be driven within the procurement team and across the business to drive Agile?
• How can Agile enhance your team’s performance?
• How does Agile deliver better results to the business?
• How does Agile create better value and opportunities?
• How does Agile improve how you work with your suppliers?

Lorna Brown, Head of Supply Chain Management at Sainsbury’s Bank

Lorna Brown

Head of Supply Chain Management
Sainsbury’s Bank

6:05 pm - 6:10 pm Transition to main room

New Frontiers in Procurement Tech

6:10 pm - 6:40 pm TECH DRAGONS’ DEN - Get a sneak peek into the most innovative technology to see how it can help address your buying challenges and opportunities

Lukas Wawrla, Co-Founder at Archlet

Lukas Wawrla

Co-Founder
Archlet

Andreas Zimmermann, Founder & CEO at Mysupply

Andreas Zimmermann

Founder & CEO
Mysupply

Emma Rees, CEO & Co-Founder at Deployed

Emma Rees

CEO & Co-Founder
Deployed

6:40 pm - 7:40 pm PROCURECON EUROPE 20TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY!

Your opportunity to relax and network with your peers whilst celebrating 20 years of ProcureCon!