2021 AGENDA

TRANSFORMING PROCUREMENT IN THE DIGITAL AGE*

Tuesday 27 April

09:25 Registration

09:30 Chair's opening remarks
Ceri Jones, Editor, Supply Management

09:40 Hidden Risks: Getting started with 4th party risk management

Llyods Banking Group discusses their risk mitigation strategies, the importance of regular reviews and insight to which dimensions they will be exploring next. Louise Waite, Supply Chain Management & Assurance Director, Lloyds Banking Group
Dan Jones, Risk Compliance Manager, Lloyds Banking Group

10:05 Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings 

11:05 Coffee break

11:15 Building a foundation for effective data intelligence
The wide-reaching impacts of Covid-19 unmasked business reliant on outdated technologies as procurement teams fought to be resilient, agile and adapt. Currently , numerous  firms are investing in data analytics and intelligence tools but, what are the building blocks of a digital transformation and data intelligence?
Paul Blake, Director, Product Marketing, GEP

11:40 Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

12:25 Coffee break

12:30 Panel Discussion: The impact of digital on attracting and maintaining talent

Innovation and invention are changing the skill set required for the modern procurement professional. How do we ensure we attract, retain and upskill the right people with the right skill-set and stay ahead of the curve?
David Medori, Chief Information Officer, William Hill       
Nick Jenkinson, Chief Procurement Officer, Santander

13:00 Chair's closing remarks
Ceri Jones, Editor, Supply Management

13:15 End of day one

Wednesday 28 April

09:25 Registration

09:30 Chair's opening remarks
Ceri Jones, Editor, Supply Management

09:40 Procurement Technology: The journey to digital

Learn the why, what and how they successfully implemented technological change - and the benefits of doing so.
Neil Chapman, Category and Sourcing Director, Foodbuy

10:05 Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

11:05 Coffee break

11:15 Diversity & Inclusion: the business Imperative 
Raphael Fadiora-Johnson, Regional Manager- Northern Europe, Avetta

11:35 Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings

12:35 Panel discussion: Has the future of procurement changed direction?
The coronavirus pandemic has taught us the meaning of global disruption, from business closures and national lockdowns to accelerated technology trends. But, what does this mean for supply and supply chain management? This session will explore the scale of the pandemic's impact, what we've learned and how procurement  professionals have changed business models to adapt and adjust. 
Alex Jennings, Chief Procurement Officer, DS Smith 
Laura Hobbs, Procurement Programme Lead, Royal BAMS Group
Lisa Day, Director of Account Management, Egencia 

13:25 Chair's closing remarks

13:30 End of event

*Please note all times are in BST