12th & 13th June 2024 in Hamburg

Procurement Summit Agenda Day One

Procurement Summit Agenda Day One

The program of the first day of the Procurement Summit on 12th June 2024.

Procurement Summit Agenda Day Two

Procurement Summit Agenda Day Two

The program of the second day of the Procurement Summit on 13th June 2024.



12th June 2024 Procurement Summit Agenda Day One

  1. MAIN STAGE
  1. ZUGSPITZE Masterclasses
  1. MATTERHORN Masterclasses
  1. 08:15
     

    08:15 Welcome

    Our doors open at 08:15 - so you can start networking at the first coffee and secure the best seat.

  1. 09:15
  2. 09:30
    Presentation

    ESG - the triple win (if you let it)

    Why is Procurement so well positioned to drive social impact and what are the benefits for buyers, suppliers and society? This session puts the focus on the social part and answers the questions how to identify social enterprises and how to pitch it internally.

  3. 10:00
     

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
  4. 10:15
    Panel discussion

    CPO 2030 – how is the role changing?

    Chief Procurement Officer – the role is currently changing faster than ever. New means, such as digital transformation, but also new challenges, such as global delivery bottlenecks or CO2 neutrality, require additional skills and an expanded repertoire. What is the best positioning of the CPOs of the future? What characteristics and leadership skills are particularly required for this role?

  5. 11:00
    Presentation

    Keynote by GEP

  6. 11:30
    Panel discussion

    Procurement Transformation

    What needs to happen today so that we are prepared for tomorrow? Digital tools, services and technologies should make procurement more efficient and bring it to the next level. The harmonisation of processes must also be considered. This expert panel brings together the many factors influencing developments and provides insights into how they are making their companies fit for the future.
  1. Presentation

    09:45 Transform your Procurement from Reactive to Proactive with SRM

    The last few years have shown that procurement teams need a strong toolbox to take advantage of opportunities and meet today's challenges. Kodiak Hub enables companies to turn important screws in the supply chain efficiently and sustainably by using a modular Supplier Relationship Management solution (SRM).

    We show you how you can use an SRM system to proactively meet all new and old challenges and will be answering the questions:

    How can you turn supplier information into insights and action with automated data collection and assessment?

    How can I identify and address strategic work and supplier risks early on?

  2.  

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
  3. Presentation

    11:00 Masterclass Metroplan

  4. Presentation

    11:30 Masterclass Prewave

  5. Presentation

    12:00 Procurement meets innovation - how to shape your future

    Which technologies have already changed procurement and, more specifically, how will it continue to change in the future? What does this mean for you as a buyer? How can artificial intelligence, virtual reality and automation help you to master future challenges? Join us when Lina Schütze and Marvin Höbel talk about these transformations, look at the changes with practical examples and present innovative solutions.

  1. Presentation

    10:00 Enhance YOUR processes!

    Potential and cost-efficient processes in operational purchasing

    - Cost-pusher system breaks
    - Purchasing 4.0 and e-tool integration
    - How RPA, AI and automation simplify the procurement process

  2.  

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
  3. Presentation

    11:00 From Hidden Costs to Savings & Added Value: Rethinking IT Procurement

    - Say goodbye to Maverick Spend

    - Global IT Procurement with local delivery on 6 continents

    - Digital and efficient instead of manual and slow

  4. Presentation

    11:30 Masterclass Beneering

  5. Presentation

    11:45 Promoting sustainability and security in supply chains

    The power of cross-industry collaboration and technology.

  6. Presentation

    12:00 AI Managers vs People – Who are the buyers of the future?

    Will there only be AI-controlled buyers in the future? What does the virtual buyer look like today? And what role will the human buyer play?

    The startup askLio, which was awarded by the federal government, presents the Masterclass. Developed by experts from Silicon Valley and the Technical University of Munich.

  1. 12:15
     

    Lunch break

    Enjoy the food while making new contacts with visitors and exhibitors at the Procurement Summit.

  1. 13:30
     

    Procurement Summit Startup Awards, part 1

    Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired and vote!

  2. 14:15
    Presentation

    Procurement Champions League: Different Fields, One Ultimate Play

    Cross-Industry Navigation through Procurement Transformation Innovations, Challenges and Successes. The disruptive journey of the paper-shuffling, excel-crunching call center agent to strategic partner, digital native and #1 value creator. New roles in an ongoing culture shift to agile, responsive and future-proof procurement. Summary: A synthesis of insights, best practices and a possible future of Procurement Transformation.

  3. 14:45
    Panel discussion

    Future stars of Procurement

    Hire new employees or strengthen existing staff? More and more companies are investing in the development of young leaders and this is proving successful. Three teams, consisting of mentor and mentee, provide insights into their programmes and experiences.

  4. 15:45
     

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
  5. 16:15
     

    Procurement Summit Startup Awards, part 2

    Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired and vote!

  6. 17:00
    Panel discussion

    People & Culture in Procurement

    As part of compressed collegial case consultations, we make exciting (solution) approaches and a collaboration format on the topic of People & Culture in Procurement tangible.

    What makes a good team and how do we demand and promote a lasting learning culture?
    How do we increase visibility and our image in times of skilled labor shortages?
    How do we position purchasing as a driver of sustainability, digitalization and innovation?
    And how does personnel development work in these future skills?

  7. 18:00
     

    Procurement Summit Awards Ceremony

    Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

  1. Presentation

    13:45 Efficiency redefined - Generative AI in procurement

    Key Talking Points:
    - What does Generative AI mean and how does it differ from traditional AI?
    - Opportunities of Generative AI for procurement
    - How Zycus customers are already benefiting from Generative AI today

  2. Presentation

    14:30 Effective Procurement in Your External Workforce: The Benefits of Managed Service Providing.

    Germany is an MSP developing country in international comparison!
    What is Managed Service Providing (MSP)?
    Why do you need an MSP company and how can a VMS system help you?
    How do you solve your compliance risks with your freelancers?
    What role does CSRD play in your external workforce?

  3. Presentation

    14:45 The Power of dynamic teamwork Kärcher’s implementation journey to SAP Business Network Supply Chain Collaboration, successfully supported by apsolut

    A software safari! Kärcher takes you on a journey of successful collaboration with apsolut, showcasing how customer and partner can conquer an SAP Business Network SCC implementation. We go beyond the usual – dive deep into the challenges we have overcome and the secrets to a smooth, on-time and on budget launch.

  4. Presentation

    15:15 Fire and Flame: The Art of High-Stakes Negotiations – 7 Mistakes in Managing High-Stake Negotiations with Board Involvement

    Dive into the captivating world of high-risk negotiations where every detail can make or break success. This riveting talk uncovers the seven fatal mistakes commonly made by executives and boards in top-level negotiations.

    Learn how to stand out from the crowd by mastering the pitfalls of inadequate preparation, lack of flexibility, and the danger of authoritarian negotiation strategies. Take advantage of this dynamic forum to sharpen your negotiation skills.

  5.  

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

  6. Presentation

    16:00 Masterclass mysupply

  7. Presentation

    16:15 CSDDD, CSRD, CBAM & Co: effectively managing sustainability and compliance in the supply chain

    In this masterclass, you will learn how the IntegrityNext platform can effectively guide you through the regulatory challenges of the supply chain. Discover how our automated ESG risk assessment solutions enable you to meet due diligence and sustainability objectives in an efficient and resource-saving manner.

    Ideal for procurement and sustainability professionals, this session will provide practical insights on how to identify and mitigate ESG risks and improve the sustainability performance of your supply chain.

  8. Presentation

    16:30 MI – Success Factor: Human Intelligence

    Adequate strategies to deploy human capital in the most effective manner! Recruitment, Training and Coaching are what everybody talks about when we focus on optimizing procurement effectiveness. But does anybody really know how to use them to ensure best results? It is proven that employees only tap into a fraction of their existing potential in their jobs. What if all procurement employees could bring their total potential to the max? And how would that work? We will bring light to these questions in this entertaining master class with wow-effect!

  9. Presentation

    17:00 From invisible to indispensable: nobody calls me a chicken

    Procurement 2024: Still invisible and strategically underrepresented in the company and on social media. This must change! To position procurement strategically, we need to be able to do more than just purchase. Discover innovative approaches to transform procurement into an indispensable key function with the help of social media.

  10.  

    17:30 Zugspitze Speaker Awards Ceremony

    Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

  1. Presentation

    13:15 Masterclass H&Z Management Consulting

  2. Presentation

    13:45 Masterclass Onventis

    Calculate your Scope 3.1 Emissions with Onventis Spend Analytics

    - Integrated emissions calculations: Unleash the power of your spend data on purchased goods and services to accurately measure, effectively report, and reduce carbon emissions
    - Emission Hotspot Identification: Analyze carbon emission hotspots by categories, suppliers, or subsidiaries to uncover primary carbon contributors
    - Transparent and Flexible Methods: Automate calculations or manually modify carbon mappings for tailored insights.
    - Reliable Insights and Reporting: Gain access to certified emission factors, ensuring accredited data and methodology in line with GHG Protocol standards

  3. Presentation

    14:15 Masterclass Ivalua

  4.  

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

  5. Presentation

    16:00 Masterclass Osapiens

  6. Presentation

    16:30 AP Automation - Maximise savings through automated invoice management

    AP Automation is about the digitalisation and automation of manual tasks in Accounts Payable, whereby incoming invoices are processed digitally and automatically. In our workshop, together with a German best-practice user, we present the possibilities of a state-of-the-art AP Automation application and discuss best practices in the project, show quick implementation options and analyse the return on investment (ROI).

    Topics:
    - The need for highly automated invoice management
    - User experience report
    - ROI analysis

  7. Presentation

    17:00 Negotiation and behavior

    What is important in practice and which (feedback) models can I use to better adapt and prepare my negotiation to the partner?
  8.  

    17:30 Matterhorn Speaker Awards Ceremony

    Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

  1. 18:25
     

    18:25 Procurement Summit AFTERSHOW LOUNGE

    Drinks and networking for all participants 

  1. 23:30
     

    23:30 End of today's event

12th June 2024 Procurement Summit Agenda Day One

08:15

Welcome

Our doors open at 08:15 - so you can start networking at the first coffee and secure the best seat.

09:15 MAIN STAGE:
 

Opening

A short welcome by the event organizer.

09:30 MAIN STAGE:
Presentation

ESG - the triple win (if you let it)

Why is Procurement so well positioned to drive social impact and what are the benefits for buyers, suppliers and society? This session puts the focus on the social part and answers the questions how to identify social enterprises and how to pitch it internally.

09:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Transform your Procurement from Reactive to Proactive with SRM

The last few years have shown that procurement teams need a strong toolbox to take advantage of opportunities and meet today's challenges. Kodiak Hub enables companies to turn important screws in the supply chain efficiently and sustainably by using a modular Supplier Relationship Management solution (SRM).

We show you how you can use an SRM system to proactively meet all new and old challenges and will be answering the questions:

How can you turn supplier information into insights and action with automated data collection and assessment?

How can I identify and address strategic work and supplier risks early on?

10:00 MAIN STAGE:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
10:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Enhance YOUR processes!

Potential and cost-efficient processes in operational purchasing

- Cost-pusher system breaks
- Purchasing 4.0 and e-tool integration
- How RPA, AI and automation simplify the procurement process

10:15 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

CPO 2030 – how is the role changing?

Chief Procurement Officer – the role is currently changing faster than ever. New means, such as digital transformation, but also new challenges, such as global delivery bottlenecks or CO2 neutrality, require additional skills and an expanded repertoire. What is the best positioning of the CPOs of the future? What characteristics and leadership skills are particularly required for this role?

10:30 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
10:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
11:00 MAIN STAGE:
Presentation

Keynote by GEP

11:00 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Metroplan

11:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

From Hidden Costs to Savings & Added Value: Rethinking IT Procurement

- Say goodbye to Maverick Spend

- Global IT Procurement with local delivery on 6 continents

- Digital and efficient instead of manual and slow

11:30 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

Procurement Transformation

What needs to happen today so that we are prepared for tomorrow? Digital tools, services and technologies should make procurement more efficient and bring it to the next level. The harmonisation of processes must also be considered. This expert panel brings together the many factors influencing developments and provides insights into how they are making their companies fit for the future.
11:30 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Prewave

11:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Beneering

11:45 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Promoting sustainability and security in supply chains

The power of cross-industry collaboration and technology.

12:00 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Procurement meets innovation - how to shape your future

Which technologies have already changed procurement and, more specifically, how will it continue to change in the future? What does this mean for you as a buyer? How can artificial intelligence, virtual reality and automation help you to master future challenges? Join us when Lina Schütze and Marvin Höbel talk about these transformations, look at the changes with practical examples and present innovative solutions.

12:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

AI Managers vs People – Who are the buyers of the future?

Will there only be AI-controlled buyers in the future? What does the virtual buyer look like today? And what role will the human buyer play?

The startup askLio, which was awarded by the federal government, presents the Masterclass. Developed by experts from Silicon Valley and the Technical University of Munich.

12:15

Lunch break

Enjoy the food while making new contacts with visitors and exhibitors at the Procurement Summit.

13:15 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass H&Z Management Consulting

13:30 MAIN STAGE:
 

Procurement Summit Startup Awards, part 1

Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired and vote!

13:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Efficiency redefined - Generative AI in procurement

Key Talking Points:
- What does Generative AI mean and how does it differ from traditional AI?
- Opportunities of Generative AI for procurement
- How Zycus customers are already benefiting from Generative AI today

13:45 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Onventis

Calculate your Scope 3.1 Emissions with Onventis Spend Analytics

- Integrated emissions calculations: Unleash the power of your spend data on purchased goods and services to accurately measure, effectively report, and reduce carbon emissions
- Emission Hotspot Identification: Analyze carbon emission hotspots by categories, suppliers, or subsidiaries to uncover primary carbon contributors
- Transparent and Flexible Methods: Automate calculations or manually modify carbon mappings for tailored insights.
- Reliable Insights and Reporting: Gain access to certified emission factors, ensuring accredited data and methodology in line with GHG Protocol standards

14:15 MAIN STAGE:
Presentation

Procurement Champions League: Different Fields, One Ultimate Play

Cross-Industry Navigation through Procurement Transformation Innovations, Challenges and Successes. The disruptive journey of the paper-shuffling, excel-crunching call center agent to strategic partner, digital native and #1 value creator. New roles in an ongoing culture shift to agile, responsive and future-proof procurement. Summary: A synthesis of insights, best practices and a possible future of Procurement Transformation.

14:15 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Ivalua

14:30 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Effective Procurement in Your External Workforce: The Benefits of Managed Service Providing.

Germany is an MSP developing country in international comparison!
What is Managed Service Providing (MSP)?
Why do you need an MSP company and how can a VMS system help you?
How do you solve your compliance risks with your freelancers?
What role does CSRD play in your external workforce?

14:45 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

Future stars of Procurement

Hire new employees or strengthen existing staff? More and more companies are investing in the development of young leaders and this is proving successful. Three teams, consisting of mentor and mentee, provide insights into their programmes and experiences.

14:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

The Power of dynamic teamwork Kärcher’s implementation journey to SAP Business Network Supply Chain Collaboration, successfully supported by apsolut

A software safari! Kärcher takes you on a journey of successful collaboration with apsolut, showcasing how customer and partner can conquer an SAP Business Network SCC implementation. We go beyond the usual – dive deep into the challenges we have overcome and the secrets to a smooth, on-time and on budget launch.

14:45 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass EcoVadis

15:15 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Fire and Flame: The Art of High-Stakes Negotiations – 7 Mistakes in Managing High-Stake Negotiations with Board Involvement

Dive into the captivating world of high-risk negotiations where every detail can make or break success. This riveting talk uncovers the seven fatal mistakes commonly made by executives and boards in top-level negotiations.

Learn how to stand out from the crowd by mastering the pitfalls of inadequate preparation, lack of flexibility, and the danger of authoritarian negotiation strategies. Take advantage of this dynamic forum to sharpen your negotiation skills.

15:15 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

15:45 MAIN STAGE:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.
15:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

16:00 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass mysupply

16:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Osapiens

16:15 MAIN STAGE:
 

Procurement Summit Startup Awards, part 2

Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired and vote!

16:15 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

CSDDD, CSRD, CBAM & Co: effectively managing sustainability and compliance in the supply chain

In this masterclass, you will learn how the IntegrityNext platform can effectively guide you through the regulatory challenges of the supply chain. Discover how our automated ESG risk assessment solutions enable you to meet due diligence and sustainability objectives in an efficient and resource-saving manner.

Ideal for procurement and sustainability professionals, this session will provide practical insights on how to identify and mitigate ESG risks and improve the sustainability performance of your supply chain.

16:30 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

MI – Success Factor: Human Intelligence

Adequate strategies to deploy human capital in the most effective manner! Recruitment, Training and Coaching are what everybody talks about when we focus on optimizing procurement effectiveness. But does anybody really know how to use them to ensure best results? It is proven that employees only tap into a fraction of their existing potential in their jobs. What if all procurement employees could bring their total potential to the max? And how would that work? We will bring light to these questions in this entertaining master class with wow-effect!

16:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

AP Automation - Maximise savings through automated invoice management

AP Automation is about the digitalisation and automation of manual tasks in Accounts Payable, whereby incoming invoices are processed digitally and automatically. In our workshop, together with a German best-practice user, we present the possibilities of a state-of-the-art AP Automation application and discuss best practices in the project, show quick implementation options and analyse the return on investment (ROI).

Topics:
- The need for highly automated invoice management
- User experience report
- ROI analysis

17:00 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

People & Culture in Procurement

As part of compressed collegial case consultations, we make exciting (solution) approaches and a collaboration format on the topic of People & Culture in Procurement tangible.

What makes a good team and how do we demand and promote a lasting learning culture?
How do we increase visibility and our image in times of skilled labor shortages?
How do we position purchasing as a driver of sustainability, digitalization and innovation?
And how does personnel development work in these future skills?

17:00 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

From invisible to indispensable: nobody calls me a chicken

Procurement 2024: Still invisible and strategically underrepresented in the company and on social media. This must change! To position procurement strategically, we need to be able to do more than just purchase. Discover innovative approaches to transform procurement into an indispensable key function with the help of social media.

17:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Negotiation and behavior

What is important in practice and which (feedback) models can I use to better adapt and prepare my negotiation to the partner?
17:30 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
 

Zugspitze Speaker Awards Ceremony

Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

17:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
 

Matterhorn Speaker Awards Ceremony

Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

18:00 MAIN STAGE:
 

Procurement Summit Awards Ceremony

Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

18:25

Procurement Summit AFTERSHOW LOUNGE

Drinks and networking for all participants 

23:30

End of today's event

13th June 2024 Procurement Summit Agenda Day Two

  1. MAIN STAGE
  1. ZUGSPITZE Masterclasses
  1. MATTERHORN Masterclasses
  1. 08:50
     

    08:50 Welcome

    Our doors open at 08:50 - so you can start networking at the first coffee and secure the best seat.

  1. 09:50
  2. 10:00
    Presentation

    Scaling Category-Management in a decentral organization

    Effective category management is considered indispensable for successful purchasing organizations. However, the more complex the categories and the larger the organization, the more difficult it is to implement. In this keynote, you will learn about the complex business model of Porsche Holding and how they managed to sustainably implement "Catman" internationally in a decentralized organization.

    You will learn which challenges had to be mastered along the way and which digital tools were used to implement category management.

  3. 10:30
    Panel discussion

    Equal Leading in Procurement

    Part-time leadership? Yes, it works out! In many companies, leadership roles are still rarely filled by women. One reason for this is often the inability to combine full-time work and family. But does it really have to be like this? In this panel, head of procurements talk about their personal experiences and show that job sharing models can also work wonderfully and what adjustments have to be made to achieve this. And what other reasons are there for a low proportion of women in leadership roles?

  4. 11:15
     

    Procurement Summit Startup Awards, part 3 with award ceremony

    Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired and vote!

  5. 12:00
    Presentation

    Shaping the future of procurement

    Leadership, sustainability and AI are THE buzzwords in procurement. How do you build a relevant operating model in procurement and what skills do we need for this? Simone and Nils give us an outlook on the next three years and show us which topics we need to tackle now in order to become even more relevant. They also talk about the influence AI (e.g. ChatGPT) has on our processes.

  1. Presentation

    10:30 Efficiency boost through AI-based retrieval of process documents

    Delve into the world of intelligent data extraction and discover how companies can solve the challenges of automating manual capture processes with AI-supported capture scenarios.

    Standardization versus individualization – learn from the practical example of Kroschke how you can achieve maximum extraction results with an individual solution and greatly boost efficiency in purchasing.

  2.  

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

  3. Presentation

    11:00 Resilient Supply Chains in an Era of Exponential Risk: Navigating New Challenges and Regulations

    In the dynamic realm of modern business, mastering supply chain resilience amid regulatory changes, digital shifts and the era of exponential risk is crucial. This session offers an insightful exploration into the complex world of supply chain risks and their cumulative impact on resilience. Featuring a special guest from Mahle, we'll delve into effective strategies and firsthand experiences for navigating these multifaceted challenges. Attendees will leave with practical, actionable insights to bolster supply chain resilience, essential for thriving in an era marked by rapidly escalating risks.

  1. Presentation

    10:00 COST DOWN in three steps

    The economy is weakening, interest rates have increased and material costs are falling for several months.

    Consequently, there is enough pressure to start cost optimization with a COST DOWN project.

    We will show you, how you can approach this pragmatically in three steps with significant savings by

    - Getting back price increases through tenders and negotiations

    - Focussed inventory optimization

    - Design-to-cost with Engineering

    Frank Sundermann and Manuel Günzel have both worked in the industry (Bosch Rexroth/HAWE Hydraulik) and they offer pragmatic Consulting Services with the Procurement Excellence Group. The Procurement Excellence Group (PEG) is the merger of the three consultancies Durch Denken Vorne Consult, EINWERK and Günzel Consulting. PEG offers focussed support in the areas of "Consulting", "Training", "Interim Management" and "Recruiting", which are characterized by a hands-on mentality and a strong focus on implementation. In his private life, Frank Sundermann loves liquorice and is a fan of the NBA team Boston Celtics, while Manuel is a fan of gummy bears and FC Bayern.

  2. Presentation

    10:30 askLio: the AI copilot for consumers and procurement teams

    Live demo of the software that has been awarded by the federal government. Developed in collaboration with experts from the Technical University of Munich and Silicon Valley. Automation of free text requests and support of procurement teams through GenAI.

    Integrated into P2P systems such as Coupa and MS Teams.

  3.  

    Coffee break

    Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

  4. Presentation

    11:00 Under tension - new focus in purchasing

    - Maintaining control, delegating work: how decentralised purchasing works in a leading energy company with 340 locations in Germany
    - The agenda is changing: which tasks will remain and which new skills will be required in purchasing in the future
    - Setting priorities: digitising C-parts procurement with scalable solutions to free up important resources

  5. Presentation

    11:30 Digitalisation of procurement: sprint or marathon?

    Efficiently and sustainably advancing the digitalisation of procurement requires more than simply introducing an eProcurement platform. What challenges do companies face? In terms of preparation, implementation and, of course, application? At the centre of the discussion is our joint project, which we use as a practical example to share concrete experiences and findings. The lively exchange between Ivalua, Korian and valantic opens up new perspectives and provides valuable impetus for the digitalisation of your procurement.

  6. Presentation

    12:00 The order file for SAP systems - brings structure & order to your processes

    As digitization progresses, conventional paper files for managing order data are no longer for managing order data are no longer up to date. With the SAP-certified low Process2Design for SAP Solutions® platform certified by SAP, you can design robust and robust and workflow-based business processes for seamless interactions.

    Alexander Kronemeyer and Mehmet Eroglu will use the order file for SAP systems in the MasterClass to show you systems to show how you can bring structure and order to your processes and simplify your daily work is simplified with the e-file.

  1. 12:30
     

    Lunch break

    Enjoy the food while making new contacts with visitors and exhibitors at the Procurement Summit.

  1. 13:45
    Panel discussion

    Growing strong - Startup Success Stories

    For several years now, we have been presenting young ideas and innovations at the Procurement Summit. In the meantime, some ideas are no longer so young and the startups have become great players. Is there always a exemplary story behind it or was the one or other path more rocky than expected?

  2. 14:30
    Panel discussion

    Sustainability in procurement

    How can and must procurement contribute to making our companies more sustainable in the future? What have we already achieved and what challenges still lie ahead?
  3. 15:15
    Panel discussion

    Challenging times in procurement

    Climate crisis, war, inflation and other potential risks have shaken the world and therefore the global supply chains in the recent years and are still doing so. Procurement pros and committed experts discuss their perspective these topics, their respective challenges and how to deal with the business and employees in such situations.
  4. 16:00
    Presentation

    Top sport meets business: winning strategies for purchasing

    Transfer success factors from elite sport to purchasing: set clear goals, remain disciplined and learn from setbacks. Develop long-term purchasing strategies and adapt your tactics flexibly. Promote cooperation, innovative thinking and mental strength in the team to achieve sustainable success.

  5. 16:45
     

    Procurement Summit Awards Ceremony

    Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

  1. Presentation

    13:45 NextGen Procurement processing:

    Procure-to-pay and supplier management processes can be bothersome due to complex and old-fashioned setups. In this session AirPlus, Mastercard and Mazepay will showcase their joint solution addressing some of the most pressing issues in Procurement and Supplier Management.

    A live demo will give you valuable insights into how to enable smarter, simpler and automated procure- to-pay and supplier management workflows utilizing state-of-the-art payment, all while staying in full control.

  2. Presentation

    14:15 The 5 most important things every buyer needs to know about digital marketing

    Evaluate and buy agency and media services correctly.

    Buying media and digital media services, such as agency services and technology, are highly complex and require a deep understanding of value and cost drivers. From RFP to remuneration models to provider selection: In this session, you will learn the most important pitfalls and methods for targeted procurement in a practical way.

  3.  

    14:45 Zugspitze Speaker Awards Ceremony

    Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

  1. Presentation

    13:30 Masterclass Sphera

  2. Panel discussion

    14:00 Digitalization – the core of a sustainable purchasing strategy

    To meet the expectations placed on purchasing in terms of increased efficiency, value-add and user buying experience, digitalization must be formulated as the central core of a successful purchasing strategy. However, digitalization must be understood much more broadly and also shape aspects such as organization, processes, people/talent, mindset and ways of working in order to enable successful strategy implementation. Laila and Patrick will elaborate how digitalization is shaping purchasing strategies at Bekaert and Roche and driving the transformation of procurement.

  3.  

    14:30 Matterhorn Speaker Awards Ceremony

    Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

  1. 20:00
     

    20:00 End of Procurement Summit 2024

13th June 2024 Procurement Summit Agenda Day Two

08:50

Welcome

Our doors open at 08:50 - so you can start networking at the first coffee and secure the best seat.

09:50 MAIN STAGE:
 

Opening

A short welcome by the event organizer.
10:00 MAIN STAGE:
Presentation

Scaling Category-Management in a decentral organization

Effective category management is considered indispensable for successful purchasing organizations. However, the more complex the categories and the larger the organization, the more difficult it is to implement. In this keynote, you will learn about the complex business model of Porsche Holding and how they managed to sustainably implement "Catman" internationally in a decentralized organization.

You will learn which challenges had to be mastered along the way and which digital tools were used to implement category management.

10:00 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Winning Teams in Negotiations

10:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

COST DOWN in three steps

The economy is weakening, interest rates have increased and material costs are falling for several months.

Consequently, there is enough pressure to start cost optimization with a COST DOWN project.

We will show you, how you can approach this pragmatically in three steps with significant savings by

- Getting back price increases through tenders and negotiations

- Focussed inventory optimization

- Design-to-cost with Engineering

Frank Sundermann and Manuel Günzel have both worked in the industry (Bosch Rexroth/HAWE Hydraulik) and they offer pragmatic Consulting Services with the Procurement Excellence Group. The Procurement Excellence Group (PEG) is the merger of the three consultancies Durch Denken Vorne Consult, EINWERK and Günzel Consulting. PEG offers focussed support in the areas of "Consulting", "Training", "Interim Management" and "Recruiting", which are characterized by a hands-on mentality and a strong focus on implementation. In his private life, Frank Sundermann loves liquorice and is a fan of the NBA team Boston Celtics, while Manuel is a fan of gummy bears and FC Bayern.

10:30 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

Equal Leading in Procurement

Part-time leadership? Yes, it works out! In many companies, leadership roles are still rarely filled by women. One reason for this is often the inability to combine full-time work and family. But does it really have to be like this? In this panel, head of procurements talk about their personal experiences and show that job sharing models can also work wonderfully and what adjustments have to be made to achieve this. And what other reasons are there for a low proportion of women in leadership roles?

10:30 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Efficiency boost through AI-based retrieval of process documents

Delve into the world of intelligent data extraction and discover how companies can solve the challenges of automating manual capture processes with AI-supported capture scenarios.

Standardization versus individualization – learn from the practical example of Kroschke how you can achieve maximum extraction results with an individual solution and greatly boost efficiency in purchasing.

10:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

askLio: the AI copilot for consumers and procurement teams

Live demo of the software that has been awarded by the federal government. Developed in collaboration with experts from the Technical University of Munich and Silicon Valley. Automation of free text requests and support of procurement teams through GenAI.

Integrated into P2P systems such as Coupa and MS Teams.

10:40 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

10:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
 

Coffee break

Enjoy a coffee and make new connections with the Procurement Summit attendees and exhibitors.

11:00 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Resilient Supply Chains in an Era of Exponential Risk: Navigating New Challenges and Regulations

In the dynamic realm of modern business, mastering supply chain resilience amid regulatory changes, digital shifts and the era of exponential risk is crucial. This session offers an insightful exploration into the complex world of supply chain risks and their cumulative impact on resilience. Featuring a special guest from Mahle, we'll delve into effective strategies and firsthand experiences for navigating these multifaceted challenges. Attendees will leave with practical, actionable insights to bolster supply chain resilience, essential for thriving in an era marked by rapidly escalating risks.

11:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Under tension - new focus in purchasing

- Maintaining control, delegating work: how decentralised purchasing works in a leading energy company with 340 locations in Germany
- The agenda is changing: which tasks will remain and which new skills will be required in purchasing in the future
- Setting priorities: digitising C-parts procurement with scalable solutions to free up important resources

11:15 MAIN STAGE:
 

Procurement Summit Startup Awards, part 3 with award ceremony

Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired and vote!

11:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Digitalisation of procurement: sprint or marathon?

Efficiently and sustainably advancing the digitalisation of procurement requires more than simply introducing an eProcurement platform. What challenges do companies face? In terms of preparation, implementation and, of course, application? At the centre of the discussion is our joint project, which we use as a practical example to share concrete experiences and findings. The lively exchange between Ivalua, Korian and valantic opens up new perspectives and provides valuable impetus for the digitalisation of your procurement.

12:00 MAIN STAGE:
Presentation

Shaping the future of procurement

Leadership, sustainability and AI are THE buzzwords in procurement. How do you build a relevant operating model in procurement and what skills do we need for this? Simone and Nils give us an outlook on the next three years and show us which topics we need to tackle now in order to become even more relevant. They also talk about the influence AI (e.g. ChatGPT) has on our processes.

12:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

The order file for SAP systems - brings structure & order to your processes

As digitization progresses, conventional paper files for managing order data are no longer for managing order data are no longer up to date. With the SAP-certified low Process2Design for SAP Solutions® platform certified by SAP, you can design robust and robust and workflow-based business processes for seamless interactions.

Alexander Kronemeyer and Mehmet Eroglu will use the order file for SAP systems in the MasterClass to show you systems to show how you can bring structure and order to your processes and simplify your daily work is simplified with the e-file.

12:30

Lunch break

Enjoy the food while making new contacts with visitors and exhibitors at the Procurement Summit.

13:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

Masterclass Sphera

13:45 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

Growing strong - Startup Success Stories

For several years now, we have been presenting young ideas and innovations at the Procurement Summit. In the meantime, some ideas are no longer so young and the startups have become great players. Is there always a exemplary story behind it or was the one or other path more rocky than expected?

13:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

NextGen Procurement processing:

Procure-to-pay and supplier management processes can be bothersome due to complex and old-fashioned setups. In this session AirPlus, Mastercard and Mazepay will showcase their joint solution addressing some of the most pressing issues in Procurement and Supplier Management.

A live demo will give you valuable insights into how to enable smarter, simpler and automated procure- to-pay and supplier management workflows utilizing state-of-the-art payment, all while staying in full control.

14:00 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
Panel discussion

Digitalization – the core of a sustainable purchasing strategy

To meet the expectations placed on purchasing in terms of increased efficiency, value-add and user buying experience, digitalization must be formulated as the central core of a successful purchasing strategy. However, digitalization must be understood much more broadly and also shape aspects such as organization, processes, people/talent, mindset and ways of working in order to enable successful strategy implementation. Laila and Patrick will elaborate how digitalization is shaping purchasing strategies at Bekaert and Roche and driving the transformation of procurement.

14:15 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
Presentation

The 5 most important things every buyer needs to know about digital marketing

Evaluate and buy agency and media services correctly.

Buying media and digital media services, such as agency services and technology, are highly complex and require a deep understanding of value and cost drivers. From RFP to remuneration models to provider selection: In this session, you will learn the most important pitfalls and methods for targeted procurement in a practical way.

14:30 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

Sustainability in procurement

How can and must procurement contribute to making our companies more sustainable in the future? What have we already achieved and what challenges still lie ahead?
14:30 MATTERHORN MASTERCLASSES:
 

Matterhorn Speaker Awards Ceremony

Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

14:45 ZUGSPITZE MASTERCLASSES:
 

Zugspitze Speaker Awards Ceremony

Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

15:15 MAIN STAGE:
Panel discussion

Challenging times in procurement

Climate crisis, war, inflation and other potential risks have shaken the world and therefore the global supply chains in the recent years and are still doing so. Procurement pros and committed experts discuss their perspective these topics, their respective challenges and how to deal with the business and employees in such situations.
16:00 MAIN STAGE:
Presentation

Top sport meets business: winning strategies for purchasing

Transfer success factors from elite sport to purchasing: set clear goals, remain disciplined and learn from setbacks. Develop long-term purchasing strategies and adapt your tactics flexibly. Promote cooperation, innovative thinking and mental strength in the team to achieve sustainable success.

16:45 MAIN STAGE:
 

Procurement Summit Awards Ceremony

Using our app, every attendee at the event has the chance to vote for the best speaker over the course of the day. The three with the most votes will be awarded a Speaker Award.

20:00

End of Procurement Summit 2024