That’s a wrap, what a fantastic first ever CIPS Global Conference. If you joined us live we hope you had an insightful and enjoyable day. If you weren’t able to attend or you’ve missed any sessions be sure to catch up on-demand*

Check out some of our Conference highlights. Remember to share your Global Conference highlights with us. Follow us on Twitter @CIPSevents and mention us in your tweets. 

Speaker insights

Ingrid De Ryk

We have a very close relationship within our sustainability council, where all internal stakeholders meet up and align on the initiatives we are going to pursue

Ingrid De Ryck, Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer, Anheuser Busch

Ingrid’s take on creating internal stakeholder engagement with sustainability

Lori Mitchell Keller

For new capabilities like AI and ML you do need good data 

Lori Michell-Keller, Vice President Industry Solutions, Google Cloud

Lori’s advice on the importance of good data during the supply chain transparency case study session 

Simon Leigh

Be bold, Be Brave, Be Curious… curiosity gets you a long way

Simon Leigh, Group Procurement and Supply Chain Director, Whitbread

Simon’s advice during the CPO panel discussion

Barry Parkin

The opportunity to make a difference is absolutely incredible

Barry Parkin, Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer, Mars

Barry’s thoughts during the closing keynote on building a responsible business – the supplier leadership on climate transition coalition

The platform:

Exhibition hall
Conference hall

Upcoming CIPS Events:

Procurement Power List Webinar | The Future of ED&I in Procurement | 30 June 2021 

CIPS Australia & New Zealand Conference & Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021 | 2 – 3 August 2021

CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards | 22 September 2021

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CIPS UK Conference 2021 | 29 – 30 September 2021

CIPS MENA Conference and Awards 2021 | Dates to be confirmed

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*Speaker presentations are available subject to the speakers agreement