These interactive roundtable sessions take a deep dive into the specific areas you came to learn about. Sit and learn in an intimate format from the speakers who have had am impact on their company and industry. Take control of your own event experience and don’t be shy! Ask questions (or answer them!) alongside other conference attendees who are dealing with the same challenges as you network with industry peers with very similar challenges, interests and responsibilities. Don’t miss out on the discussions you want to participate in—you’ll get to select a new topic after 30 minutes.
TABLE 1: Building the Optimal Procurement Operating Model
Hosted by: Garry Cullinane, Director Supply Chain Management, Southwest Airlines Co.
TABLE 2: Using the Internet of Things to Streamline Processes and Deliver Increased Savings
Hosted by: David Hearn, Chief Advisor, CPO Advisement Services, LLC (former Head of Indirect Sourcing, Juniper Networks)
TABLE 3: Creating a Procurement “Brand” to Win Over Stakeholders
Hosted by: Keith Woody, Vice President, Global Indirect Sourcing, Technicolor
TABLE 4: Managing a Global Procurement Team
Hosted by: Jeffrey A Smith, Sourcing Director, DuPont
TABLE 5: Identifying and Controlling Tail Spend using Statements of Work (SOWs)
Hosted by: Mike Smith, Associate Director, Procurement Services, Agile-1
TABLE 6: Slay Sacred IT Categories – Exceeding Savings Targets Plus Funding Innovation
Hosted by: Dan Ashton, Director Product Strategy, Rimini Street
Rick Jankura, Chief Financial Officer, Jones Packaging Inc.
TABLE 7: Addressing Your Energy Spend the Right Way: Reducing Energy Cost & Consumption for EBITDA Impact
Hosted by: Tommy Greer, Vice President, Enterprise Energy Solutions, Insight Sourcing Group
TABLE 8: Procurement on a “Glocal” Scale: How Does Procurement Champion Central, Corporate Strategies While Being Responsive to Local and Regional Business Needs
Hosted by: Jeff Christensen, Business Development Director, Lionbridge
TABLE 9: Working Capital Knocks on Procurement's Doorstep
Hosted by: Stewart Stanton, Managing Director, C2FO
TABLE 10: Moving Your Fleet Management from Transactional to Strategic
Hosted by: Jamie Crump, Director, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, United Rentals, Inc.
Mike Ramsey, Director-Fleet Solutions, ARI- Automotive Resources International
TABLE 11: Best Practices in Developing KPIs
Hosted by: Jeanette Nyden, Commercial Contracts Expert and Co-Author, Getting to We
TABLE 12: Realizing Negotiated Savings Through True Guided Buying and Purchasing Compliance: Achieving These Seemingly Elusive Goals
Hosted by: Brooke Large, Director of Business Development, Aquiire