AGENDA

7:15

Registration, Coffee & Networking

8:00

Welcome from Procurement Leaders

(Room: Great Room)

Eva Milko, Managing Director, Americas, PROCUREMENT LEADERS

8:10

Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Drive Big Results

(Room: Westminster)

Walter Charles, CPO, BIOGEN

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8:45

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

KEYNOTE

Harnessing the Power of Supplier Innovation to Deliver Extraordinary Outcomes

(Room: Great Room)

Joe Agresta, VP, Supply Chain Procurement Excellence, JOHNSON & JOHNSON

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9:20

Networking Break

9:50

TRANSFORMATION SPOTLIGHT

The Journey Towards Greater Customer-Centricity

(Room: Great Room)

Friedhelm Felten, CPO, MERCK KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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10:25

PANEL DISCUSSION

Supply Chain Disruption is Not a Question Of If But When? How Can You Increase Supplier Quality and Reduce the Pressures of Supplier Risk?

(Room: Great Room)

Moderator: Sundar Kamak, Global VP, Solutions Management, SAP ARIBA

Brandy Maranian, VP, Global Procurement & CPO, ALERE

Anthony Abate, CPO, CIGNA

Joseph Martinez, MD, Chief Procurement & Financial Operations Officer, MUFG

Linda Conrad, Head of Strategic Business Risk, ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY

11:10

DEEP DIVE ROUNDTABLES

TRACK A

(Room: Great Room)

11:10 - 12:05


ROUNDTABLE 1 ENGAGEMENT

Procurement as Enabler / Driver of Value – How to Position Procurement as a Strategic Partner to the Business

Remko van Hoek, Former, THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

Sarah Moon, RANDSTAD US

Robert Monczka, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Sheila Gundersen, CPO, MOODY’S


12:50 - 1:10


ROUNDTABLE 2 AGILITY

Redesigning Procurement for Agility

Rubina Malbari, ESTEE LAUDER

Charlie Miceli, THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK

Sheila Gundersen, CPO, MOODY’S

TRACK B

(Room: Cityside 1)

11:10 - 12:05


ROUNDTABLE 1 MARKETING

How to take Marketing Category Management to the Next Level

Brett Colbert, MDC PARTNERS

Eve Reiter, AMERICAN EXPRESS

George Dan, WPP

Christina Najjar, AARP


12:50 - 1:10


ROUNDTABLE 2 MARKETING

The Marketing RFP – a Waste of Time or the Fastest Way to Drive Value from Partners?

Brett Colbert, MDC PARTNERS

Karen Fendrich, PFIZER

Christina Najjar, AARP

TRACK C
(Invitation-only)

(Room: Cityside 2)

11:10 - 12:05


ROUNDTABLE 1 INNOVATION

Shifting the Mind-set to ‘Advanced Sourcing’ Partner - How to Achieve Break-through Results in Supplier Innovation

Dan DeGennaro, Senior Director, Advanced Sourcing & Innovation, JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Melani Wilson Smith, Strategy and Capability Lead, Global Procurement, MONDELEZ


12:50 - 1:10


ROUNDTABLE 2 ENGAGEMENT

Think Like a Business Owner - How to be Meaningfully More Impactful with C-Suite and Key Internal Stakeholders

Bart Reekmans, MDC PARTNERS

Remko van Hoek, Former, THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

1:10

Networking Lunch

2:10

DEEP DIVE ROUNDTABLES Continued…

TRACK A

(Room: Great Room)

2:10 - 3:05


ROUNDTABLE 3 CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

Action Steps to Uncover Hidden Costs and Improve Spend Management in Key Categories

Davide Ravazzoni, ROCHE / GENENTECH

Tandra Davis, IPSOS

Rubina Malbari, ESTEE LAUDER

Charlie Miceli, THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK


3:15 - 4:10


ROUNDTABLE 4 TALENT

5 Ways to Attract, Retain and Develop the Best Talent

Paul Teague, Independent

Naseem Malik, MRA GLOBAL SOURCING

TRACK B

(Room: Cityside 1)

2:10 - 3:05


ROUNDTABLE 3 MARKETING

How to Maximise Outcomes from the Marketing and Procurement Relationship

Michael Rafferty, KAPLAN

Sebastien Alvarez, TD AMERITRADE

Sara Bodison, RELX GROUP

Karen Fendrich, PFIZER


3:15 - 4:10


ROUNDTABLE 4 MARKETING

Digital Marketing Services Simplified: How Marketers Can Do More by Understanding Global Digital Marketing Services

Brett Colbert, MDC PARTNERS

George Dan,WPP

TRACK C
(Invitation-only)

(Room: Cityside 2)

11:10 - 12:05


ROUNDTABLE 3 VALUE

The CPOs Role as Value Driver – How is Value Defined and Ultimately Measured? Which Operating Model Best Supports and Delivers on Value?

Stephen Listzwan, SHIRE

Mike Jacobs, STAPLES


12:50 - 1:10


ROUNDTABLE 4 TALENT

Redefining the Intersection of Human Capital and Procurement

Cara Wiggins, PROCUREMENT LEADERS

4:10

Coffee Break

4:25 - 3:05

IN CONVERSATION WITH…
(Room: Great Room)

Nick Caller, CPO, HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE

Interviewer: Eva Milko, Managing Director, Americas, PROCUREMENT LEADERS

5:00

VISIONARY TECHNOLOGIST GUEST ADDRESS
(Room: Great Room)

Digital Automation – Transformative, Disruptive – How to Leverage and Fly

Nitin Rakesh, CEO and President, SYNTEL

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5:40

Chairman’s Brief Wrap-up of Day One Followed by Drinks Reception

9:00

Welcome to Day Two

(Room: Great Room)

9:10

PROCUREMENT PIONEER GUEST ADDRESS

What Great Leadership Looks Like – How to Foster a Win-Win Relationship From the Top Down

(Room: Great Room)

Timothy R. Fiore, Procurement Pioneer and former SVP Supply Management and CPO at Ryder System, Celanese Corporation, Terex Corporation and Thyssenkrupp NA

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9:45

KEYNOTE

Procurement as Agent of Change: Making the Leap from Good to Great

(Room: Great Room)

Howard Levy, VP – Global Sourcing, ZIMMER BIOMET

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10:20

Networking Break

10:50

PROCUREMENT LEADERS PRESENTS...

Thought-Leadership on Global Trends, Skillsets and Capabilities Transforming Tomorrow’s Procurement Workforce

(Room: Great Room)

Cara Wiggins, Research Development Director, PROCUREMENT LEADERS

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10:50

KEYNOTE

Innovative Thinking to Build a Game-Changing Talent Strategy

(Room: Great Room)

Mike Jacobs, CPO, STAPLES

12:00

Networking Lunch

1:00

CATEGORY FOCUS: MARKETING

How to Win and Run the RFP for Media Spend

(Room: Great Room)

Christina Najjar, Director, Procurement Operations, Procurement and Contract Management, AARP

1:00

CASE STUDY: RISK

Progressive Techniques to Deliver a Comprehensive Supply Chain Risk Program

(Room: Cityside 1)

Jay Traficante, Senior Director of Supply Chain, ACUSHNET COMPANY

1:00

CATEGORY FOCUS: HEALTHCARE

Progressive Techniques to Deliver a Comprehensive Supply Chain Risk Program

(Room: Cityside 2)

Toby Deering, HR & Benefits Global Sourcing Manager, INTEL

1:35

Changeover

1:45

FIRE-SIDE CHAT

Should Procurement Lose Sleep Over Brexit?

(Room: Great Room)

Join a number of procurement leaders for this informal conversation around the potential future impact of Brexit on global supply chains

Hosted by: Tim Burt, Deputy Editor, PROCUREMENT LEADERS

1:45

CATEGORY FOCUS: INDIRECT

Innovative Ways to Deliver a 50% Reduction in Indirect Spend

(Room: Cityside 1)

Dion Ferrell, VP, Strategic Sourcing - Indirect, SERTA SIMMONS BEDDING

1:00

CATEGORY FOCUS: HEALTHCARE

Uncovering Hidden Costs in Consulting and New Ways to Manage Spend

(Room: Cityside 2)

Davide Ravazzoni, Global Head of Professional Services Procurement, ROCHE / GENENTECH

2:25

Coffee Break

2:25

CLOSING KEYNOTE

The Path to Digitized Procurement

(Room: Great Room)

Chairman’s Summary and Close of Forum Walter Charles, CPO, BIOGEN

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3:30

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Closing Drinks Reception