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Speakers

Expertly chaired by:
Jonathan Webb, Head of Content & Advisory, Procurement Leaders
Michael Rootes, Membership Director – APAC, Procurement Leaders

Global perspectives from:
Thomas Udesen, CPO, Bayer
Willem Mutsaerts, Head of Global Procurement and Sustainability, Givaudan

Our panel of thought-leaders & innovators:
Nerilee Rockman, VP, Legal, Environment and SC, AngloGold Ashanti
Danni Calkin, Head of Procurement and Group IT Procurement, Optus
Namejs Kins, Head of Supply Systems, Roy Hill
Michaela Dempsey, Head of MarketingScout RFP, a Workday company

Steve Hrubala, CPO, NAB
Craig Allen, Chief Financial Officer, Calibre

Plus special guest:
The Hon Julie Bishop, Former Foreign Minister of Australia

Day 1 I August 13 I Thursday

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3:00PM - 3:05PM AEST

PROCUREMENT LEADERS WELCOME & A COFFEE WITH…

 

Thomas Udesen, CPO, Bayer

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3:05PM - 3:25PM AEST

CPO SPOTLIGHT

 

Landing results now vs last year’s playbook - adjusting to the current scenario and planning for continued growth

Steve Hrubala, CPO, NAB

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3:25PM - 3:45PM AEST

IN CONVERSATION WITH

 

Delivering business value through spend data management

Nerilee Rockman, VP, Legal, Environment and SC, AngloGold Ashanti

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3:45PM - 4:25PM AEST

MICRO BREAKOUTS

 

Interactive, focused and fast-paced discussions in small sized groups on pre-selected topics

Introduction plenary: Introduction to the overall session [5 min]

Session one: Procurement opportunities [12.5 min]

Group question: What are the opportunities for procurement post-Covid?

Session two: Procurement technology opportunities [12.5 min]

Group question: What are the opportunities for procurement technology post-Covid?

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4:25PM - 4:45PM AEST

PROCUREMENT LEADERS INSIGHTS

 

Procurement’s moment is now: Transforming for resilience and growth

Jonathan Webb, Head of Content & Advisory, Procurement Leaders

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4:45PM - 5:05PM AEST

IN CONVERSATION WITH THE HON JULIE BISHOP

 

Rising geopolitical tensions and COVID 19 are impacting on international relations. The need for resilient supply chains during a time of disruption

The Hon Julie Bishop
Former Foreign Minister of Australia

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5:05PM - 5:10PM AEST

PROCUREMENT LEADERS CLOSE OF SESSION

Day 2 I August 14 I Friday

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9:00AM - 9:05AM AEST

PROCUREMENT LEADERS WELCOME & A COFFEE WITH…

 

Willem Mutsaerts, Head of Global Procurement and Sustainability, Givaudan

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9:05AM - 9:25AM AEST

IN CONVERSATION WITH

 

Leveraging technology to achieve procurement productivity gains
An overview of the digitisation, planning and risk assessment steps Calibre Diona are taking to enhance the procurement value add in delivering its large scale iron ore projects in the Pilbara through to new infrastructure and renewals in central Sydney.

Craig Allen, Chief Financial Officer, Calibre

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9:25AM - 9:35AM AEST

CPO SPOTLIGHT

 

The great acceleration: Leveraging digital capabilities

Danni Calkin, Head of Procurement and Group IT Procurement, Optus

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9:35AM - 9:55AM AEST

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

Growth through volatility: How to future-proof your procurement strategy

COVID-19 has been instrumental in the acceleration of many organisation’s technological transformations. The crisis has provided momentum for building new business cases. This panel will explore how leading CPOs are exploring the challenge of digital transformation in the recovery.

• What are the opportunities in the remainder of the year for procurement to carry forward the momentum in H1?
• How do we build a business case for procurement technology investment?
• How do we overcome and get ahead of resistance in implementation?


Danni Calkin, Head of Procurement and Group IT Procurement, Optus

Steve Hrubala, CPO, NAB

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9:55AM - 10:15AM AEST

IN CONVERSATION WITH

 

Sourcing risk: Lessons learnt for new unknowns

Namejs Kins, Head of Supply Systems, Roy Hill

Michaela Dempsey, Head of Marketing, Scout RFP, a Workday company

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10:15AM - 10:35AM AEST

REFLECTIONS, ACTIONS & REACTIONS

 

We will close PL Australian Forum Virtual by spending time sharing takeaways and hearing directly how the Forum’s guests will translate that inspiration into meaningful action.

Group discussion facilitated by Michael Rootes, Membership Director – APAC, Procurement Leaders

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10:35AM - 10:45AM AEST

PROCUREMENT LEADERS CLOSING REMARKS AND CLOSE OF THE DAY

 

How can you register to attend?

The attendance is free but limited, so kindly register only if you fully intend to attend the forum. To book your spot, contact Michael Rootes directly by email or phone.

Michael Rootes, Membership Director APAC

E: M.rootes@procurementleaders.com 

Tel: +61 (0) 3 9531 2029

Spaces are limited, so get in touch now to secure your place.