Day Two Conference - INDIRECT PROCUREMENT LEADERS FORUM

08:00
Registration and welcome coffee

8:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

Unlocking the value of indirect procurement to business

9:00
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Procurement liberalisation – what it means for global traders
  • How data is key for procurement liberalisation in emerging and developing economies
  • Exploring procurement liberalisation projects in China and India – lessons learned
  • Overview of a project for the Inter American Bank on public procurement liberalisation in the Caribbean

Sangeeta Khorana
Professor of Economics
Bournemouth University (UK)

9:40
Partner presentation

10:00
CASE STUDY: How to increase social procurement outcomes within indirect procurement
  • How companies are realigning and restructuring operating models to adapt to change
  • The critical role of the procurement function in preparing for uncertainties
  • How to move beyond ‘cost-savings’ into strategic partnerships internally and externally

Chris Broom
Contracts & Procurement Manager 
Senex Energy

10:40
Solution providers networking
11:00
Morning tea
11:20
Building on your category leadership skills
  • Investing in building high-performance category management teams
  • Applying leadership skills to boost organisational efficiency
  • Delivering tangible value through procurement transformation
  • Fostering and supporting the best category talent base

Speaker to be announced

Building collaboration to maximise indirect spend
12:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Delivering direct and indirect procurement operational excellence
  • What is needed for your organisation to embed procurement excellence at the grassroots?
  • How can your company achieve procurement excellence?
  • Why must CPOs aim at procurement and supply chain performance excellence more than ever?
  • What are some of the lessons learned when improving the value chain?
  • What is the role governance plays in bringing operational excellence results?
  • Corporate services: to adopt or not to adopt?

Panel Moderator:

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

Panellists:

Pam Proud
Program Director
Australian Procurement and Construction Council

Jennifer Goddard
Director, Member Services (APAC)
IACCM

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

12:40
Lunch

Placing the customer at the heart of your indirect procurement
13:40
CASE STUDY: How to contribute to top-line goals
  • Aligning spend management deliverables with functional objectives
  • How to make a shift in perception and earn a seat at the stakeholders’ table
  • Taking supplier management to the next level

Jennifer Goddard
Director, Member Services (APAC)
IACCM

14:10
Quick fire technology showcase

14:30
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Adopting a value-driven procurement approach with the final customer in mind
  • Redesigning supplier management to achieve maximum value to end-users and business as a whole
  • Developing strategic partnerships and identifying the most efficient potential suppliers
  • Ensuring partners’ capabilities match your organisation’s expectations
  • Engaging with stakeholders through value chain optimisation

John Browne
General Manager Strategic Procurement
Broadspectrum

Using agility to enhance business value and optimise operations
15:00
Afternoon tea

15:30
CASE STUDY: How evolving technologies can enhance business value
  • How strategic sourcing is unfolding in the digital age
  • What the procurement of tomorrow looks like – and how to prepare
  • Moving beyond business challenges into new technologies and innovation
  • What indirect procurement technology means for end-users

Sebastian Shand
Head of Strategic Sourcing
TAL Life

16:00
Panel discussion: Agile indirect procurement – where to from now?
  • What role does technology play in making the indirect procurement function more agile?
  • What does indirect procurement agility mean for improved business value?
  • Explore how technology can shift the way procurement looks at talent
  • Practical insights into attracting and retaining category teams

Panel Moderator:

René Kling
Program Manager Supply Chain Management
Tasmania University College

Panellists:

Sangeeta Khorana
Professor of Economics
Bournemouth University (UK)

Sebastian Shand
Head of Strategic Sourcing
TAL Life

 

16:40
Closing remarks from the Chair

16:50
End of stream and shared networking drinks with Construction, Mining & Energy Procurement Forum delegates