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2020 events in focus: World Procurement Week  | Procurement

2020 events in focus: World Procurement Week  | Procurement


Back for its second 12 months, World Procurement week 2020 is famend for gathering esteemed procurement visionaries, influencers and practitioners.

The complete occasion will run from the 12-14 May 2020, offering an inclusive and energising expertise for these talking and attending.

Breaking down the week-long occasion, we take a more in-depth have a look at the agendas and audio system that you just gained’t wish to miss!

World Procurement Congress: 13-14 May 2020

One of the trade’s largest world gatherings of senior procurement executives, World Procurement Congress is a two day occasion that focuses on the visionary and future developments that may impression and form the long run success of procurement. 

Top 5 audio system on the occasion embody:

  • Amanda Davies – Global Indirects Chief Procurement Officer at MARS Inc. 

  • Bob Murphy – Chief Procurement Officer at IBM 

  • Alexandra Lopez – Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President of Global Procurement Services at CISCO

  • Miguel Gonzalez – Chief Procurement Officer at DuPont

  • Fabienne Lesbros – Group Supply Chain Management Director of Commercial and Services at Vodafone

World Procurement Awards: 14 May 2020

Each 12 months the best procurement organisation and thought leaders collect on the world procurement awards to be a “part of something special”. The awards offered on the occasion not solely provide world publicity, but in addition the prospect to encourage and reward your staff.

This 12 months’s award titles embody:

  • The Basware Procurement Excellence Award

  • The Smart Cube Procurement Leader Award

  • The GEP Procurement Team Award

  • The Capita Future Leader award

  • The H&Z Procurement Team Award

  • The Ivalua innovation Award

  • External Collaboration Award

  • Cross-functional Collaboration Award

  • Supplier Diversity and Inclusion Award

  • Talent and Development Award

  • The Greensill Supply Chain Initiative Award

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award

  • Risk Management Award

  • P2P Specialist Provider Award

  • Procurement Technology Award

  • Procurement Consultancy Project Award

Indirect Category Leadership Forum: 12-13 May 2020

aenda for indirect category leadership forum

The solely occasion devoted to serving to oblique leaders ship non-cost values to wider companies. The discussion board consists of: inspirational case research, interactive discussions and casual networking.

Top 5 audio system on the occasion embody:

  • Philip Bigland – Procurement Director at Dyson

  • Torben Anderson – Head of Towers, Blades and TRansport Global Procurement at Vestas

  • Matteo Consonni – Global Category Lead of Corporate Services at Corning

  • Rebecca Lonsdale – Director of Indirect Procurement at Britvic

  • Emmanuelle Lesage – Vice President of Global Sourcing Indirect at Boehringer Ingelheim

Strategy Deep Dives: 12 May 2020

This 12 months’s Strategy Deep Dives at World Procurement Week are digitalisation and sustainability. World procurement Week describes a profitable technique as one that’s often adjusted primarily based on monitoring progress towards milestones and adjusting to altering situations. With this in thoughts, the Strategy Deep Dives have been designed to supply the chance to dedicate a day to evaluate and consider the state of companies and industries, and realign strategic targets, priorities and motion plans.

For extra data on procurement, provide chain and logistics matters – please check out the most recent version of Supply Chain Digital journal.

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