Opportunities and challenges in the post-Covid19 economy
13 Oct 2020
There’s little doubt procurement has come to the fore in 2020. Whether its Mark Carney’s suggestion that we’ll be moving from “just in time” to “just in case”, or the increased advocacy for sustainable supply chain strategies, or the raft of governments contracts awarded to newly created PPE suppliers, it’s fair to say the word procurement is now well &...
SPEAKER(S): Warrick Matthews, Chief Procurement Officer, Rolls-Royce
CHAIR: Daniel Cameron, Chief Procurement Officer, Quilter
Bringing ‘Agile’ to the Board
11 Nov 2020
Born in the software industry, the Agile philosophy emphasises the need for flexibility in decision making and the ability to pivot from the path set down in a strategic plan. It carries risks at the executive and board level but should it be embraced? And if so, how?
SPEAKER(S): Fin Goulding, Founder, CIO & CTO, The Flow Academy | Haydn Shaughnessy, Co-creator Enterprise, The Flow Academy
CHAIR: Darren Goldsby, Digital Business & Product Transformation Expert, Learn By Do
How Digital Transformation can shape company culture & customer experience
19 Nov 2020
Covid has redefined how companies create and deliver value. Digital technology in particular, is driving transformative change at an unprecedented rate across entire industries.
SPEAKER(S): Dr. Geraint Evans, former marketing and digital lead for ODEON Cinemas Group & Virgin Media, now Consultant, Speaker and Author | Lisa Beeching, Head of Supplier Management and Quality Assurance, (Former Head of Operations), First Central Insurance | Sean Gilchrist, Chief Digital Officer, The Co-operative Bank plc | Robert Zampetti, Digital HR Transformation and Workforce Experience, EY
Adoption of Next Gen Technology in Procurement & the Application of AI
09 Dec 2020
As the art of predicting the future becomes increasingly more important, how can we utilise our existing knowledge capital to provide useful insights to create resilient and relevant supply chains. And to what extent does new technology and artificial intelligence play a role in the procurement team of the future?
SPEAKER(S): Ginny Warr, Procurement Officer, British Land | Paul Watts, Chief Customer Officer, Rosslyn
CHAIR: Joe Bąkowski, Director of Procurement and Supplier Risk, Metro Bank
Leading Non-Technical Boards through IT Transformation
10 Dec 2020
Many CIOs struggle with discussing technology opportunity with Board colleagues, and yet technology is of the same fundamental importance in modern business as finance, operations, and other traditional board concerns.
SPEAKER(S): Carl Stokes, Interim IT Director, Care UK | Claire Koryczan, Founder, Imagine Beyond
CHAIR: Bryan Foss, Digital Non-Executive Director, Risk & Audit Chair, FRC, aSource Global Group, Risk Coalition & Boardroom Ready
Embedding sustainability & social value in procurement
20 Jan 2021
Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group who finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth. Aaron Reid is a sustainable procurement and supply chain diversity...
SPEAKER(S): Aaron Reid, Head of Sustainable Procurement, Balfour Beatty
The Role of the COO in the age of AI
28 Apr 2021
Imagine a future, in five to ten years time, where organisations have advanced, from today’s handful of AI proof of concepts and pilot projects, to that future where AI is fully embedded throughout the organisation. What will the new operating models look like? How will humans...
SPEAKER(S): Antony Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Coefficiency Lab