CIPS is committed to delivering conferences and events with a lively informative programme on a broad range of topics that are relevant to our global community. We seek to engage with senior procurement professionals to help us deliver the very best content and we are committed to building diversity in both our programme topics and speakers.  Our programme is still in draft and new speakers are being added each week as we continue to connect with new people.  If you would like to reach out to us about speaking at one of our events or introducing us to new and interesting speakers then please get in touch: conferences@haymarket.com

Day two - 09 June

Please note, to accommodate global time zones the programme has been split into 3 parts. All timings are BST.

Part one, 08:00 - 10:40 (BST)

08:00 – 08:15

Opening remarks

08:15 – 09:00

  • Why it makes sense for procurement organizations to own and lead the sustainability agenda
  • Working cross-functionally to move from commitment to action
  • How to maximize your sustainability impact through supplier and partner engagement

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

09:00 – 09:15

Break

09:15 – 10:00

  • Treating the pandemic as a growth opportunity for the profession
  • Positioning procurement as a strategic business partner to lead the economic recovery
  • Moving beyond cost savings to demonstrate procurement’s value as a revenue generator

Laura Hobbs, UK and Ireland One Procurement Programme Lead, Royal BAM Group

Leigh-Ann Russell, Chief Procurement Officer, BP

10:00 – 10:40

Select your breakout stream below

Stream A

Strengthening leadership and collaboration

A4

More information coming soon…

Speaker TBA

Stream B

Driving responsible procurement

B4

More information coming soon…

Speaker TBA

Stream C

Championing innovation

C4

More information coming soon…

David Collard, Founder and CEO, Re-Open.com

Part two, 13:00 - 15:00 (BST)

13:00 – 13:40

Breakout streams continued…

Stream A

Strengthening leadership and collaboration

A5

  • Working with your suppliers to quickly scale down and pause your supply chain when your organisation is temporarily unable to open
  • Communicating regularly with your suppliers and practicing effective stakeholder management to maintain your relationship with your suppliers
  • Giving your suppliers the support they need to ensure they are ready to resume supply when you are able to reopen

Brett Whitfield, Vice President Global Procurement, InterContinental Hotels Group

Anis Tabka, SVP Procurement and Contracts, EXPO 2020

Stream B

Driving responsible procurement

B5

  • Developing a supplier code that cements responsible sourcing practices throughout your supply chain
  • Encouraging supplier transparency to ensure a fair and sustainable supply chain
  • Leveraging your influence to drive forward the responsible procurement agenda

Marco Gonçalves, Chief Procurement and Hazelnut Officer, Ferrero

Stream C

Championing innovation

C5

  • Why data visibility and transparency in your supply chain are now more important than ever
  • Making use of real-time data tools to achieve visibility and help your supply chain run smoother
  • Leveraging technology to more accurately map your supply chain and increase transparency

Interos speaker TBA

13:40 – 14:20

Break

14:20 – 15:00

Breakout streams continued…

Stream A

Strengthening leadership and collaboration

A6

  • How procurement standards are changing on an international level 
  • How we can rise to new challenges and evolve as a profession 
  • Embracing disruption to reach new levels of practice 
  • What capabilities and skills will the procurement professional of the future need to thrive?

Ruxandra Ipsas, Purchasing and Logistics Director, Elior

Stream B

Driving responsible procurement

B6

  • Using the disruption created by the pandemic as an opportunity to build supply chains with social value creation at their core
  • Engaging with suppliers and stakeholders to secure buy-in for social value creation
  • Taking a creative approach to contracts to build social value

Claire Costello, Chief Procurement Officer, Co-Op

Stream C

Championing innovation

C6

  • Leveraging technology to identify sustainability risks in your supply chain 
  • Taking advantage of accurate, real-time information to make good, sustainable sourcing decisions
  • Navigating a complex marketplace of technology service providers to find the right fit for your organisation

Tamer Hussein, Head of Sourcing CU MTN Africa, Ericsson

Part three, 16:00 - 18:00 (BST)

16:00 – 16:45

  • Taking a compassionate leadership approach to keep your people motivated in difficult times
  • Embracing vulnerability as a leadership strength and showing vulnerability to your team
  • Ensuring that your team have the support they need to thrive, despite disruptions to their way of working

Angela Qu, SVP, Chief Procurement Officer, Lufthansa Group

Klaus Staubitzer, CPO and Head of Supply Chain, Siemens AG

Speaker TBA

16:45 – 17:00

Break

17:00 – 17:45

More information to follow…

Speaker tba

17:45 – 18:00

Closing remarks and end of the conference

Please note, programme is subject to change without notice.

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