Day Two Conference - Construction, Mining & Energy Procurement Stream

08:00
Registration and welcome coffee

8:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Mark Neasbey
Director
ACVM

Influences of market pressures, geo-political risks and consumer behaviour shifts on procurement
9:00
OPENING KEYNOTE: Where is procurement heading? The changing landscape from 2020 onwards
  • How the future will change construction, mining and energy procurement
  • The rise of sustainability, indigenous and ethical procurement
  • How the area can deliver sustainable competitive edge and benefit the entire business
  • Creating a long-term vision that allows for short term procurement agility and responsiveness

Teresa Scott
Executive Director
Australian Procurement and Construction Council

9:40
Partner presentation

Flexible structure to deliver value during disruption
10:00
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Managing procurement and supply chain processes and life-cycle for improved performance
  • Tracking procurement trends into the future
  • Aligning procurement functions with corporate goals
  • Moving beyond ticking boxes to realign procurement to your business needs
  • Adapting to the demand for goods and services in a flexible manner

Speaker to be announced 

10:40
Solution providers networking

11:00
Morning tea

11:20
Uplifting the capability of procurement and supply chain value
  • Engaging with the wider organisation and demystifying the procurement value chain
  • Ensuring procurement and supply chain remains integral to corporate goals
  • Delivering on tangible value from all facets of procurement and supply chain

Darren Schuck
General Manager, Supply Chain
Civeo

Many teams, one goal – creating synergy with wider business
12:00
Panel discussion: What technology is available for procurement and supply chain?

As technology evolves at a fast-pace, CPOs must keep up with industry practices. During this interactive discussion, procurement leaders will share different approaches to some of the most topical challenges in the function.

  • Overview of technologies available in the market and how they can be applied
  • What tech solutions are CPOs using for social responsibility and modern slavery?
  • Different applications for environment impact solutions in procurement
  • Different approaches to sustainability in procurement

Panel Moderator:

Mark Neasbey
Director
ACVM

Panellists:

Matthew Rae
Manager Networks Procurement and Supply Chain Lead
APA Group

Rina Abbott-Jard
ICT & Capital Procurement Manager
UnitingCare Queensland

12:40
Lunch

13:40
Enabling Technologies to achieve best-in-class procurement and supply chain
  • What horse should I have my money on
  • The journey to procurement transformation
  • Delivering the benefits of emerging technologies to procurement

Matthew Rae
Manager Networks Procurement and Supply Chain Lead
APA Group

14:10
Partner presentation
Modern approaches to sustainability, CSR and ethical procurement
14:30
Meeting the needs of modern-day sustainability and ethical procurement
  • What are the foundations for sustainable buying behaviour?
  • Managing relationships with ethically-savvy suppliers
  • Tackling the demands of sustainable sourcing in a broader context

Pam Proud
Program Director
Australian Procurement and Construction Council

15:00
Afternoon tea
15:30
Ensuring indigenous businesses benefit from your procurement and supply chain outreach
  • Working across sectors on indigenous procurement
  • Ensuring indigenous businesses benefit from procurement outreach
  • Building leadership for socially-inclusive procurement

Kate Harris
CEO
GECA

16:00
Panel discussion: Future-proof your sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethical procurement initiatives
  • How can you build the case for socially-responsible procurement?
  • How can organisations successfully integrate source of conduct into procurement plans?
  • What are the challenges in maintaining responsible sourcing practices? And what are your suggestions of how to overcome these challenges?

Panel Moderator:

Mark Neasbey
Director
ACVM

Panellists:

Barbara Seelos
Deputy Managing Director
Federal Competition Authority (Austria)

Kate Harris
CEO
GECA

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

Cris Parker
Head Of The Ethics Alliance
The Ethics Centre

16:40
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:50
End of stream and shared networking drinks with Indirect Procurement Leaders Forum Delegates