Day One Conference - GovProcure Stream

08:00
Registration and welcome coffee

8:50
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

Bruce Everett
Regional CEO (APAC)
IACCM

Global landscape on responsible sourcing
9.00
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Future challenges for public procurement
  • Key considerations in cartel settlements in the Austrian practice
  • Strategies to fight bid rigging in public procurement
  • How Austrian authorities are alerted to suspicious signs in bidding processes by trained public procurement officials

Barbara Seelos
Deputy Head of Staff and Special Adviser
Federal Competition Authority (Austria)

9:40
Leveling the Playing Field in Public Sector Procurement: How a unified end-to-end digital customer experience results in increased opportunity, fiscal transparency and responsible sourcing
  • Leverage technology to create collaboration networks that provide buyers and suppliers with visibility into all elements of their joint value chains
  • Optimise user adoption and supplier participation by leveraging a "one-stop-shop" marketplace
  • Reduce risk and ensure responsible sourcing through predictive analytics and embedding automated controls into the end-to-end procurement lifecycle

Mike Cook
Head of Public Sector
Ivalua

10:00
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Global trade environment – what it means for government procurement
  • Uncertainties in the international rules-based system – how this impacts global trade flows, business confidence and market predictability
  • Impact on exporting countries such as Australia and NZ
  • How governments are turning to government procurement as a strategic lever to deliver broader government objectives
  • Ensuring our government procurement policy framework and practice can strike the balance between promoting global trade and achieving greater public value

John Ivil
General Manager Government Procurement
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (New Zealand)

10.40
Solution providers networking

11:00
Morning tea

Refining strategic procurement and achieving holistic goals
11:20
Current approaches to the Modern Slavery Act
  • Managing and monitoring risk and exposure to modern slavery
  • How procurement and supply chain professionals are currently preparing for and tackling the Act
  • Learning how to reduce and eliminate the risks of modern slavery in your supply chain and procurement practices
  • Overview of meaningful actions to address the issue within your organisation’s systems

Molly Harriss Olsen
CEO
FairTrade Australia & NZ

12:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Uplifting procurement to the top-line by engaging C-suite
  • How can you leverage public procurement to achieve broader goals?
  • How can you work better with stakeholders to fully understand your needs and business strategies?
  • Transforming leaders into strategic thinkers and trusted advisors
  • Ensuring the function engages with the wider organisation and demystifies the entire value chain

Panel Moderator:

Bruce Everett
Regional CEO (APAC)
International Association for Contract & Commercial Management

Panellists:

Ian Rudgley
Chief Procurement Officer
City of Sydney

Barbara Seelos
Deputy Head of Staff and Special Adviser
Federal Competition Authority (Austria)

 

12:40
Lunch

Innovation that fosters business value
13:40
Continuously improving ethical supplier relationships to increase public procurement value
  • Identifying and avoiding situations that may provide an opportunity for unethical practices
  • Adapting SRM practices within public procurement
  • Accessing the Five-Stage Framework for SRM in the public sector
  • Applying the framework for continuous ethical and good supplier relationships

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

14:10
Quick fire technology showcase
14:30
Shared services in government – understanding the procurement capabilities
  • Pinpointing the challenges faced by procurement under shared services or corporate services divisions
  • Improving C-suite understanding of the function’s needs and requirements
  • Setting expectations by communicating the procurement capabilities to corporate services leaders

Anush Avakian
Executive Director – Non-Materiel Procurement – Strategic Policy & Intelligence and ICT
Department of Defence

15:00
Afternoon tea
15:30
CASE STUDY: Agile procurement – responding to fast-paced changes in government
  • What to do when organisations’ frameworks are slow or not prepared for agile procurement
  • End-to-end approach to agile models
  • Lessons learned when implementing agile procurement
  • Getting support from stakeholders
  • Building an agile culture to engage employees
  • Overview of agile models from an operational level

Michelle Robinson
Director Supplier Development
Department of Justice NSW

Cross-sector procurement trends impacting the public sector
16:00
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: Public vs. private – exploring the similarities between sectors and what we can learn from each other

This interactive session is designed to challenge the concept of differences between procurement practices in the public and the private sectors.
The discussion gathers procurement executives with backgrounds in private and public sector to explore the similarities in both.
Join us for an investigation of why there is a perception of difference; why public and private sector procurement shouldn’t be different; and what one can learn from the other.

Discussion Moderator:

Bruce Everett
Regional CEO (APAC)
International Association for Contract & Commercial Management

Panellists:

Michelle Robinson
Director Supplier Development
Department of Justice NSW

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

Glenn Johnston FCIPS (Chartered)
Director, Procurement Sustainability
Procurement
Finance & Business Services
Group Rail, Transport for NSW

Sandeep Shetty
Head of Supply Chain & Procurement
Bega Cheese

16:40
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:50
End of stream and shared networking drinks with HealthProcure delegates