Day One Conference

8:15
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE FOR PLENARY MORNING
8:50
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS
Director
JD Consultancy

FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR PROCUREMENT STRATEGY
9:00
KEYNOTE: THE IMPORTANCE OF PROCUREMENT TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Anthony Vlasic
Chief Strategy Officer
Digital Transformation Agency

9:40
BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE SUPPLIER NETWORK
  • Why is an inclusive supply network important?
  • How do you drive sustainable change in buying behaviour?
  • Why does supplier diversity matter and how do you build this?

Dave Andrews
Procurement Lead, Australia & NZ
Microsoft

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES
10:10
EXECUTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: Investing in procurement transformation: where to next?

• Clarifying the roadmap for procurement innovation
• Ensuring procurement remains integral to corporate goals
• Tackling the challenges of procurement innovation
• Assessing the potential of digitisation

Moderator:

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS
Director
JD Consultancy

Panellists:

Hendrik Snyman
Chief Procurement Officer
Beach Energy

Bill Jarrard
Director
International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM)

Dave Andrews 
Procurement Lead, Australia & NZ
Microsoft

John Crickmore
Managing Consultant
Commerce Decisions (Australia)

Shane Lamont
Associate Director  
Grosvenor Management Consulting

 

10:40
MORNING TEA
11:10
CLARIFYING PROCUREMENT LEADERSHIP AND THE CHANGING ROLE OF CPOS

• Mapping the career path for procurement professionals
• Building on leadership qualities in a dynamic environment
• Delivering value across the organisation
• Building on inter-personal skills and business capabilities

Hendrik Snyman
Chief Procurement Officer
Beach Energy

11:50
ENHANCING YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF CATEGORY SOURCING
  • Applying different purchasing tools and techniques to your procurement outreach
  • Involving procurement in specification development to reflect organisation-wide needs
  • Managing supplier and post-tender appraisal
  • Differentiating between performance and supplier relationship management

Damien Sheehy
General Manager, Procurement Category Management
Broadspectrum

12:30
NETWORKING LUNCH
TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IMPACTING THE PROCUREMENT VALUE CHAIN
13:30
LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR THIRD PARTY RISK MANAGEMENT
  • Understanding risks across a changing global regulatory environment
  • Tackling the complexities of third-party relationships
  • Integrating risk management across the end-to-end supply chain

Jane Weatherill
Head of Supplier Governance, & Supply Chain, Global Business Services
Telstra

14:10
HOW MIRVAC MANAGES ITS PROCUREMENT WITH $18 BILLION OF ASSETS CURRENTLY UNDER MANAGEMENT
  • Strengthening procurement through collaboration between buyers and sellers
  • Moving beyond RFPs and the ‘rule police’ into a dynamic and fluid world
  • Simplifying, automating, and outsourcing elements that don’t add value
  • Building resilience into your procurement strategy

Krishna Mohan
Manager, Procurement Operations & Transformation
Mirvac

14:50
KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: MOVING BEYOND CHECKLISTS TOWARD FULLY-INTEGRATED PROCUREMENT PLANS

Procurement in Australia is estimated to be approximately $600 billion; this panel
examines:

  • Transforming into ‘strategic thinkers’ and trusted advisors
  • Focusing on sustainable savings including the when, where, why and how
  • Engaging with the wider organisation and demystifying the procurement value chain
  • Delivering on tangible value from contracts and supplier relationships

Moderator:

Bill Jarrard
Director
International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM)

Panellists:

Damien Sheehy
General Manager, Procurement Category Management
Broadspectrum

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS
Director
JD Consultancy

René Kling FCIPS
Program Manager, Supply Chain Management Specialisation
UTAS University College

15:15
How to write an effective RFP process for management and leasing

Peter J Boutros
New Business Manager - Northern Region 
LeasePlan

15:30
AFTERNOON TEA
16:00
DEEP DIVE ROUNDTABLES

These interactive roundtables provide the opportunity for attendees to divide into groups and discuss niche ideas, practical tips and work through challenges faced by others from multiple industries. Each roundtable will begin with a brief presentation
by the moderator, who will then open the discussion to the table. On the day, you can choose three of the below to attend. Each roundtable will run concurrently over three time slots:

1st round: 16:00 - 16:30
2nd round: 16:30 – 17:00
3rd round: 17:00 – 17:30
 
Roundtable 1 
Managing cyber-security threats across the procurement and supply chain
 

Mark Wronkiak
Co-founder & Director
Aleron

 
Roundtable 2
How organisations are managing procurement pain points

Tarkis Rann
Regional Sales Director
Zycus ANZ

Roundtable 3
What impact will the adaptive workforce have on procurement professionals?

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS
Director
JD Consultancy

Roundtable 4
Procurement vision 2030 – what does the future hold?

Bill Jarrard
Director
International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM)

 
INTERESTED IN HOSTING A ROUNDTABLE?
Contact Nischal Aryal D +61 (0)2 8488 9948 | M +61 (0)481 367 399
 
17:30
CLOSING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS
Director
JD Consultancy

17:40
END OF DAY TWO & NETWORKING DRINKS ON EXHIBITION FLOOR