Day 2: May 19, 2021 Process Evolution and Excellence: Keeping Procurement In The Driver’s Seat

11:00 am - 11:05 am Opening Remarks

Michael Dunlap, Event Director at ProcureCon Indirect East

Michael Dunlap

Event Director
ProcureCon Indirect East

11:05 am - 11:10 am Chairperson’s Remarks

11:10 am - 11:40 am Keynote Panel: Digital Transformation And Stakeholder Excellence - Keeping Procurement In The Driver’s Seat For 2020 And Beyond

Angela Zou, Senior Director, Indirect Procurement Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric

Angela Zou

Senior Director, Indirect Procurement Global Supply Chain
Schneider Electric

Roger Blumberg, VP of Corporate and Product Marketing at JAGGAER

Roger Blumberg

VP of Corporate and Product Marketing
JAGGAER

11:40 am - 12:25 pm Deep Dive Workshops

These in-depth, interactive workshop sessions led by subject matter experts will guide you to actionable strategies you can use immediately use back in the office. Each group is limited to 40 participants to ensure personal interaction and practical takeaways.

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12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Tech Center Meet And Greet

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm Think Differently: How Group Purchasing is Driving Agile Procurement Transformation

Procurement professionals are being challenged in ways like never before, and are thinking differently about how to leverage third party relationships to achieve a more dynamic spend management strategy. Savvy purchasers are focused on locating new ways, or thinking about different ways, to increase flexibility and agility. Learn how to ‘think differently’ about group purchasing to move towards a more transformative strategy that will create a competitive advantage.

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm EPIC Award Presentation

Michael Dunlap, Event Director at ProcureCon Indirect East

Michael Dunlap

Event Director
ProcureCon Indirect East

1:45 pm - 2:05 pm Presentation By ProcureCon Partner

2:05 pm - 2:25 pm Presentation: Balancing Being Agile & Compliant in the Cloud

Linda Chuan, Head of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Operations at Box

Linda Chuan

Head of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Operations
Box

Track A Stories Of Success: Driving Innovation And Change In Uncertain Times

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm Panel: Applying Innovation To The RFP: How To Keep Its Relevance In Today’s Fast Moving Environment
Brent Perekoppi, Director, Global Strategic Sourcing at Herbalife

Brent Perekoppi

Director, Global Strategic Sourcing
Herbalife

Track A Stories Of Success: Driving Innovation And Change In Uncertain Times

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm Track Session

Track A Stories Of Success: Driving Innovation And Change In Uncertain Times

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Panel The Ins And Outs Of Automating Procurement Processes: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Phil Morgan, Sr. Director, Global Strategic Sourcing at Electronic Arts

Phil Morgan

Sr. Director, Global Strategic Sourcing
Electronic Arts

Frank Rey de Perea

Head of Procurement
DocuSign

Track B Innovation In The Marketing And Advertising Category

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm Panel: Making The Most Of Marketing Suppliers In Uncertain Times: Trends, Techniques And Discussion For 2020 And Beyond

Track B Innovation In The Marketing And Advertising Category

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm Track Session

Track B Innovation In The Marketing And Advertising Category

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Panel: Post-COVID Preparations In Marketing: How To Prepare For The Return Of Live Events/Experiential

Track C: Innovation and Trends In The Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industries

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm Panel: The 2021 State Of The Union: What Key Pharmaceutical Procurement Trends And Practices Are Driving Results In The Post-COVID New Normal?
David Karakas, Director, Procurement & Sourcing at bluebird bio

David Karakas

Director, Procurement & Sourcing
bluebird bio

Track C: Innovation and Trends In The Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industries

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm Track Session By Jaggaer

Track C: Innovation and Trends In The Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industries

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Panel: Making It Work: Best Practices In How To Partner With Your Contract Research Organizations
Rinaldo Dorman, Senior Manager, R&D Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing at Sarepta Therapeutics

Rinaldo Dorman

Senior Manager, R&D Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing
Sarepta Therapeutics

Deborah Franco

Global Sourcing Manager R&D
Novartis

3:45 pm - 3:50 pm Transition To Roundtables

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm Interactive Networking Roundtables And Conference Knowledge Share (Practitioner Led)

Interactive Networking Roundtables And Conference Knowledge Share

1.      Supplier Diversity Leads Meetup Tom Thattacherry, Head, Supplier Diversity, Genentech

2.      Women In Procurement Ellen Plummer, US Country Sourcing Manager, Amgen

3.      Small Procurement Teams

4.      Starting A New Role In Unprecedented Times (Practitioners with less than 12 months at current company/role)

Tom Thattacherry, Head of Supplier Diversity at Genentech

Tom Thattacherry

Head of Supplier Diversity
Genentech

Ellen Plummer, US Country Manager at Amgen

Ellen Plummer

US Country Manager
Amgen

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