Day Two Conference - Procurement 4.0 Stream

Agenda

WINNING FORMULA FOR LEADERSHIP AND TEAM BUILDING
08:30
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
BLOCKCHAIN, IOT AND ANALYTICS
08:50
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

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

9:00
INTEGRATING PROCUREMENT WITH BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AND DYNAMIC ENTERPRISE-WIDE NEEDS
  • Ensuring procurement delivers a competitive advantage for businesses
  • Delivering on procurement value across the enterprise
  • Nurturing new skills sets and opening pathways for upcoming talent

Sandeep Shetty
Group Procurement Manager - Capital & Indirects
Bega Cheese Limited 

CYBERSECURITY: PROTECTING PROCUREMENT GATEWAYS
9:30
MAPPING DEVELOPMENTS IN INFORMATION SECURITY AND HOW THIS IMPACTS PROCUREMENT
  • Online security is a real and present threat to both public and private sector organisations
  • Safeguarding data and ensuring the security of confidential information is critical
  • Ensuring all products purchased are built securely and fail securely - identifying, reporting and preventing attack, protecting your valuable data, and mitigating risk are now key to managing your organisation’s privacy, security and reputation
  • Procurement needs to consider security as a component of their evaluation, it is now as critical as commercial and financial evaluation.
  • Awareness of services and third party supplier security risk is also key

Matt Tett
Chairman & MD
Enex TestLab

10:00
NETWORKING BREAK & SHOWCASE VIEWING
TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON PROCUREMENT CHOICES
10:30
BUILDING MEANINGFUL SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIPS AS BUSINESS NEEDS EVOLVE AND CHANGE
  • Innovating within product development and process improvement
  • Avoiding the relentless ‘cost-cutting template’ with strategic sourcing
  • Building supplier relationships for successful outcomes

Jeremy Goodman
Director - Supply Chain
Carnival Australia
 

11:00
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & AUTOMATION 101: How it works, how you can train it, what it can do, and how can it fail
  • Easy access overview to the history of AI and Automation
  • How it works, how you can train it, what it can do, and how can it fail
  • Rules of thumb for identifying AI-driven opportunities and disruptive threats in your industry / government sector

Michael Milford
Professor of Robotics, Chief Investigator
Queensland University of Technology, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision

11:30
OUTLOOK FOR BLOCKCHAIN AND BUILDING TRUST IN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  • Combatting fake products in the supply chain
  • Improving inventory accuracy, visibility and traceability of supply chains across physical and digital channels
  • Protecting brands and their supply chains and empowering consumers with product origin information

Pieter Vandevelde
Chief Operating Officer
TBSx3

12:00
Overcoming challenges to procurement tech adoption
  • Navigating the challenges of procurement technology adoption
  • Assessing your business’ readiness
  • Approaching the market effectively
  • Selecting the most suitable technology partner

Brendan Batch
Strategy & Development Manager
Felix

12:30
LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VIEWING

AFTER LUNCH THE GOV PROCURE AND 4.0 DELEGATES WILL RETURN TO A SINGLE ROOM

13:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: UNCOVERING NEW PLATFORMS AND SOLUTIONS THAT IMPACT THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS
  • Integrating technology more fully with purchasing decisions
  • Delivering business value and innovation through this collaboration
  • Accessing up-to-the-minute performance dashboards that incorporate procurement-related data

Moderator:

Jennifer Goddard
Director, Member Services (APAC)
International Association for Contract & Commercial Management

Panellist:

Chris Holmes
Managing Director
Single Cell

Michael Milford
Professor of Robotics, Chief Investigator
Queensland University of Technology, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision

Dave Andrews
Procurement Lead, Australia & NZ
Microsoft

Jeremy Moon
Former Director, Digital Procurement
Department of Finance Services & Innovation (NSW)

14:15
MAXIMISING THE PROCUREMENT EFFICIENCIES FOR LOCAL COUNCILS
  • Improving local government procurement
  • Embedding procurement excellence at the grassroots
  • Improving procurement operations to cut council costs

Margret Szanto
Procurement Manager, Tenders & Special Projects
Local Government Procurement

14:45
AFTERNOON TEA
15:15
ENSURING INDIGENOUS BUSINESSES BENEFIT FROM YOUR PROCUREMENT OUTREACH
  • Working with government and industry on indigenous procurement
  • Ensuring indigenous businesses benefit from procurement outreach
  • Building leadership for socially-inclusive procurement

Moderator:

Greg Welsh
Director
Winya Indigenous Furniture

15:45
PANEL DISCUSSION: BUILDING THE CASE FOR SOCIALLY-RESPONSIBLE PROCUREMENT
  • Integrating supplier source of conduct into procurement plans
  • Nurturing responsible sourcing practices
  • Managing relationships with ethically-savvy suppliers

Moderator:

Kate Harris
Chief Executive Officer
GECA

Panellists:

Tanya Harris
Global Manager Procurement Manager
The Fred Hollows Foundation

Kofi Awanyo
Practice Lead, Procurement, East Asia
World Bank (Thailand)

Glenn Johnston FCIPS
Director of Procurement
Transport for NSW

Michelle Robinson
Manager, Contracts and Supplier Relationships
Department of Justice

16:30
CLOSING REMARKS FROM CHAIR

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

16:35
End of conference