March 23 - 25, 2020
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Senior Director, Global Procurement - Indirect Goods & Services
Elanco Animal Health
DAY 1 - Monday, March 23, 2020 The Future Is Ours: Accelerating Digital Transformation In Your Organization (Practitioner Only)
8:40 AM Keynote Panel: Digital Transformation And Stakeholder Excellence - Keeping Procurement In The Driver’s Seat for 2020 and Beyond
With increasing levels of stakeholder demands, technological advances, and drive for additional efficiency, you can’t afford to be behind the curve during the ever-increasing pace of change and disruption affecting the procurement function. To kick things off, we’ll have leading procurement practitioners will provide their vision and action steps to help you on your digital transformation journey. Key discussion points include:
•Which trends are worth the cost and risk? What is the hype vs. reality? Which are gaining traction in 2020?
•Creating a blueprint for digital transformation
•Building a circle of internal influencers to help build the case for digital transformation
•How emerging tech will change the sourcing teams of tomorrow - and the role of the CPO
10:40 AM Deep Dive Workshop 5: Culture Shock: Managing Expectations And Workload During An Acquisition
Given ongoing merger and acquisition activity, it’s a question of when (not if) you’ll encounter a similar circumstance in your own career.
As procurement professionals, what are some best practices to consider when being acquired, meeting your ‘new’ team for the first time, and handling all the underlying contractual changes that go along with a merger/acquisition? Not to mention keeping your team’s morale up during this difficult time?
This workshop is critical for anyone undergoing a merger/acquisition or just wants some insight on what to expect in such a situation.