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Procurement Summit day one

The program of the first day of the Procurement Summit on 17th June 2020.

program of the first day

Procurement Summit day two

The program of the second day of the Procurement Summit on 18th June 2020.

program of the second day

17th June 2020 Procurement Summit day one

Main Stage Masterclasses
09:00

Welcome

The doors open at 9 am - so you can start networking over your first coffee or find yourself a good seat.
09:00
09:15

Welcome

A short welcome by the event organizer.

09:15
09:30

Digitalization at tesa – and How Procurement Can Benefit from It

Michael vom Sondern is Head of Digital Development at tesa SE and repositions the company and brand in the course of digitalization. In his presentation, he will explain why tesa has a digital department in the first place and will also report on past mistakes and learning. He will also discuss why a digital portfolio is important for a company like tesa and how to build such a portfolio. Finally, he answers the question of what potential for procurement lies in digitalization, what tools can help to unfold this potential, and what is the best way to start.
10:00

Coffee Break & Match Making

Make new contacts to the visitors of the Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.

In preparation

10:00
10:30

CPO Panel

CPOs from renowned companies discuss current trends and challenges affecting their industries

Coffee Break

10:30

It’s Time for New Paths:
The Future of Negotiations.

Our way of conducting negotiations hasn’t changed much since the dark ages. But now it is time to bring our approach to the next level. What will the negotiation of the future in procurement look like? Manage emotions, ensure transparency throughout the process, and generate maximal savings! But how? And will those principles always work? Join us now to explore the SYSTEM OF NEGOTIATIONS, with multiple practical examples from the word of Game Theory and Behavioral Economics.
10:45

Digital Energy Procurement of Electricity and Gas & Efficient Cloud-Based Energy Data Management

If you use the digital opportunities for electricity and gas procurement, you can save a lot of time, effort and costs. Energy buyers can reach up to 630 energy suppliers via the online marketplace of enPORTAL and benefit from the great competition and thus the best energy prices at the time of the online invitation to tender. Simple energy data management, permanent stock exchange price monitoring, tenders and contracting of energy supply contracts - all of these processes have been standardized by the portal operator enPORTAL in its online portal and displayed completely digitally. Get to know this new tool for procurement live in the Masterclass.
11:15
11:30

Digitalization in Procurement

How can new digital tools and services help to obtain better results and become more efficient? A discussion with experts on the topic.

Digital Procurement – learning from pioneers

The automotive industry started digitalizing its purchasing processes more than 20 years ago - but no hype terms were used to describe it. What can you learn from these experiences to help with the digitalizing your procurement processes? Join us on the journey of these digital pioneers, find out which topics are best for you to start with, which stumbling blocks there are along the way and how to avoid them, and let us inspire you on your path to digitalization. Another revelation is that collaboration featured at both the beginning and the end of this road.
11:45
12:15

Lunch Break

Value Added Procurement Transformation

A survey conducted by INVERTO on future priorities and the role of purchasing reveals starting points for increasing the contribution of procurement in line with the purpose and goals of the company. In his presentation, Dr. Stefan Benett explains how decision-makers develop an intelligent strategy for transforming their procurement, offers recommendations for action and, using best practice examples, describes how typical pitfalls can be identified and avoided.
12:15

Lunch Break

12:45
13:15

Procurement Summit Startup Awards

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

curecomp Masterclass

13:30

Egencia Masterclass

14:00

Marketing-Procurement 2020:
What You as a Buyer in Marketing Need to Know Today

Erik Siekmann is a digital marketing expert and knows the challenges that marketing buyers have with the digital transformation.
14:30
14:45

Women in Business

Why are there so few female leaders? Here are some great role models that will give you an insight into their background and current positions. It also discusses how women's role in society can be strengthened.

Coffee break

15:00

Technology and Service Providers’ Panel

Some of the leading providers for solutions in the procurement industry discuss the current and future challenges of the industry.
15:15
15:30

Coffee break & match making

Make new contacts to the visitors of Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.
16:00

Procurement 2025:
How Will the Job Profiles Change?

Does AI take over our jobs? How do future technological changes change our world of work and how can we adapt?

Solution Forum:
Equal Opportunities for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses! Process Optimization and Document Automation of Business Documents

- Optimizing process flows through an electronic document flow - Using different input channels for invoices (EDI, WEBEDI, E-Mail + PDF, E-Mail + XML "ZUGFeRD") - From standard solutions to individual process optimization
16:00

scoutbee Masterclass

16:30
16:45

Entrepreneur’s Panel

Founders of companies from a variety of areas discuss the specific point of view of entrepreneurs on the topic of procurement, the particular challenges and why procurement is such a relevant factor for business models and business success.

Digital Transformation of Procurement Analytics:
Are You Ready for the Next Generation?

Most of the companies globally are still driving their daily operations in the procurement area based on KPI’s and lists created in MS Excel. More and more organizations noticing that this is not really a futuristic approach in times of digital transformation and discussions around autonomous driving, so it‘s time for a change. Data and analytics is undergoing a change and revolution, moving away from classic visual discovery to „google-like“ search and & AI experiences. Are you ready for the next generation? In this workshop I will talk about how Baker Hughes as one of the worldwide leading energy technology companies started to transform their procurement analytics, how actionable fact based insights are leading to faster and smarter decisions in day to day procurement operations and that AI can go hand in hand with humans.
17:00
17:30

In preparation

Blockchain:
Automation of Purchasing and Logistics Processes

The blockchain has long outgrown its buzzword status. This disruptive digital technology is already accelerating the development of products, services and processes in many companies. Therefore it is becoming a real competitive advantage for many companies in various industries. Already today, there are a number of interesting blockchain projects and real-world implementations that will lead to radical changes in your business and eco-systemss. The smart use of Blockchain technology makes purchasing and logistics processes much faster, safer and more cost-effective. This will saves 70 to 80% of your supply chain management costs.
17:30
18:00

For All Participants:
Networking Dinner, Drinks & Music

For VIP Guests:

Procurement Summit VIP Dinner

18:00
22:30

End of Today's Event

22:30

17th June 2020 Procurement Summit day one

09:00

Welcome

The doors open at 9 am - so you can start networking over your first coffee or find yourself a good seat.
09:15 MAIN STAGE:

Welcome

A short welcome by the event organizer.
09:30 MAIN STAGE:

Digitalization at tesa – and How Procurement Can Benefit from It

Michael vom Sondern is Head of Digital Development at tesa SE and repositions the company and brand in the course of digitalization. In his presentation, he will explain why tesa has a digital department in the first place and will also report on past mistakes and learning. He will also discuss why a digital portfolio is important for a company like tesa and how to build such a portfolio. Finally, he answers the question of what potential for procurement lies in digitalization, what tools can help to unfold this potential, and what is the best way to start.
10:00 MAIN STAGE:

Coffee Break & Match Making

Make new contacts to the visitors of the Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.
10:00 MASTERCLASSES:

In preparation

10:30 MAIN STAGE:

CPO Panel

CPOs from renowned companies discuss current trends and challenges affecting their industries
10:30 MASTERCLASSES:

Coffee Break

10:45 MASTERCLASSES:

It’s Time for New Paths:
The Future of Negotiations.

Our way of conducting negotiations hasn’t changed much since the dark ages. But now it is time to bring our approach to the next level. What will the negotiation of the future in procurement look like? Manage emotions, ensure transparency throughout the process, and generate maximal savings! But how? And will those principles always work? Join us now to explore the SYSTEM OF NEGOTIATIONS, with multiple practical examples from the word of Game Theory and Behavioral Economics.
11:15 MASTERCLASSES:

Digital Energy Procurement of Electricity and Gas & Efficient Cloud-Based Energy Data Management

If you use the digital opportunities for electricity and gas procurement, you can save a lot of time, effort and costs. Energy buyers can reach up to 630 energy suppliers via the online marketplace of enPORTAL and benefit from the great competition and thus the best energy prices at the time of the online invitation to tender. Simple energy data management, permanent stock exchange price monitoring, tenders and contracting of energy supply contracts - all of these processes have been standardized by the portal operator enPORTAL in its online portal and displayed completely digitally. Get to know this new tool for procurement live in the Masterclass.
11:30 MAIN STAGE:

Digitalization in Procurement

How can new digital tools and services help to obtain better results and become more efficient? A discussion with experts on the topic.
11:45 MASTERCLASSES:

Digital Procurement – learning from pioneers

The automotive industry started digitalizing its purchasing processes more than 20 years ago - but no hype terms were used to describe it. What can you learn from these experiences to help with the digitalizing your procurement processes? Join us on the journey of these digital pioneers, find out which topics are best for you to start with, which stumbling blocks there are along the way and how to avoid them, and let us inspire you on your path to digitalization. Another revelation is that collaboration featured at both the beginning and the end of this road.
12:15 MAIN STAGE:

Lunch Break

12:15 MASTERCLASSES:

Value Added Procurement Transformation

A survey conducted by INVERTO on future priorities and the role of purchasing reveals starting points for increasing the contribution of procurement in line with the purpose and goals of the company. In his presentation, Dr. Stefan Benett explains how decision-makers develop an intelligent strategy for transforming their procurement, offers recommendations for action and, using best practice examples, describes how typical pitfalls can be identified and avoided.
12:45 MASTERCLASSES:

Lunch Break

13:15 MAIN STAGE:

Procurement Summit Startup Awards

Here you’ll see innovative start-ups in the procurement field presenting their solutions. Be inspired!
13:30 MASTERCLASSES:

curecomp Masterclass

14:00 MASTERCLASSES:

Egencia Masterclass

14:30 MASTERCLASSES:

Marketing-Procurement 2020:
What You as a Buyer in Marketing Need to Know Today

Erik Siekmann is a digital marketing expert and knows the challenges that marketing buyers have with the digital transformation.
14:45 MAIN STAGE:

Women in Business

Why are there so few female leaders? Here are some great role models that will give you an insight into their background and current positions. It also discusses how women's role in society can be strengthened.
15:00 MASTERCLASSES:

Coffee break

15:15 MASTERCLASSES:

Technology and Service Providers’ Panel

Some of the leading providers for solutions in the procurement industry discuss the current and future challenges of the industry.
15:30 MAIN STAGE:

Coffee break & match making

Make new contacts to the visitors of Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.
16:00 MAIN STAGE:

Procurement 2025:
How Will the Job Profiles Change?

Does AI take over our jobs? How do future technological changes change our world of work and how can we adapt?
16:00 MASTERCLASSES:

Solution Forum:
Equal Opportunities for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses! Process Optimization and Document Automation of Business Documents

- Optimizing process flows through an electronic document flow - Using different input channels for invoices (EDI, WEBEDI, E-Mail + PDF, E-Mail + XML "ZUGFeRD") - From standard solutions to individual process optimization
16:30 MASTERCLASSES:

scoutbee Masterclass

16:45 MAIN STAGE:

Entrepreneur’s Panel

Founders of companies from a variety of areas discuss the specific point of view of entrepreneurs on the topic of procurement, the particular challenges and why procurement is such a relevant factor for business models and business success.
17:00 MASTERCLASSES:

Digital Transformation of Procurement Analytics:
Are You Ready for the Next Generation?

Most of the companies globally are still driving their daily operations in the procurement area based on KPI’s and lists created in MS Excel. More and more organizations noticing that this is not really a futuristic approach in times of digital transformation and discussions around autonomous driving, so it‘s time for a change. Data and analytics is undergoing a change and revolution, moving away from classic visual discovery to „google-like“ search and & AI experiences. Are you ready for the next generation? In this workshop I will talk about how Baker Hughes as one of the worldwide leading energy technology companies started to transform their procurement analytics, how actionable fact based insights are leading to faster and smarter decisions in day to day procurement operations and that AI can go hand in hand with humans.
17:30 MAIN STAGE:

In preparation

17:30 MASTERCLASSES:

Blockchain:
Automation of Purchasing and Logistics Processes

The blockchain has long outgrown its buzzword status. This disruptive digital technology is already accelerating the development of products, services and processes in many companies. Therefore it is becoming a real competitive advantage for many companies in various industries. Already today, there are a number of interesting blockchain projects and real-world implementations that will lead to radical changes in your business and eco-systemss. The smart use of Blockchain technology makes purchasing and logistics processes much faster, safer and more cost-effective. This will saves 70 to 80% of your supply chain management costs.
18:00

For All Participants:
Networking Dinner, Drinks & Music

For VIP Guests:

Procurement Summit VIP Dinner

22:30

End of Today's Event

18th June 2020 Procurement Summit day two

Main Stage Masterclasses
09:00

Welcome

The doors open at 9 am - so you can start networking over your first coffee or find yourself a good seat.
09:00
09:10

Welcome

09:10
09:15

The Ugly Truth about Digital

Are we buying Digital digitally? - Digital Procurement has to be as digital as our customers and their required products and services! Today, it is not.

We would like to present the journey that we at FUNKE Procurement have embarked on amidst the overall transformation of the publishing industry, the solutions we have found with our internal customers and the challenges that we overcame to became a digital trusted friend.
09:45

What a Startup Investor Thinks about Procurement

Jörg Binnenbrücker has invested in many successful business software startups and knows some common mistakes that procurement departments make in working with them.
10:00

Coffee Break & Match Making

Make new contacts to the visitors of Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.

In preparation

10:00
10:30

Technology in Procurement

What technologies are successful CPOs using to make their procurement fit for the future?

Coffee Break

10:30

Ivalua Masterclass

10:45

In preparation

11:15
11:30

Female Procurement Leader´s Panel

Female procurement leaders from well-known companies discuss current trends and challenges that have an impact on their respective industries. And how can procurement departments become more attractive job for women?

Purchasing of logistics services - efficient tender management

Putting logistics services out to tender is on the agenda of many companies at regular intervals. Nowadays, companies have a wide range of tools at their disposal in order to achieve the set targets in the best possible way. Digital platforms are becoming increasingly popular and compete with internal and external "analogue" experts. What are the most common objectives of a tender and to what extent can digital and manual tenders contribute to achieving these objectives? In the context of this "man versus machine" contest, the advantages and disadvantages of both methods will be illustrated.
11:45

Effective risk management in times of complex ownership structures

Risk management is a key task in every company. Complicated ownership structures make this process enormously difficult. Moreover, not only the complexity but also the speed of change is a risk. In our presentation, we will use practical examples to show how our customers use structured corporate data for daily issues:
- Identification of financial and reputational risks
- Automation of risk processes
- Master Data Management and interfaces or APIs for all common SRM systems
12:00
12:15

Lunch Break

Real-Time Procurement Cloud @S/4HANA

12:15

Lunch Break

12:30
13:15

Procurathon

Dear #establishmentebreakers, in this session, we would like to introduce you to a completely new method that uniquely combines creativity and #justdoit. At its core, it is a hackathon that is transferred to procurement issues without hacking.

What is this good for? Ignite / Simplicity / Collaboration / ...

In preparation

13:30
14:00

Sustainability at Nestlé

Fridays for future, Klimawandel – Nachhaltigkeit ist in aller Munde. Auch im Einkauf geht es um mehr als nur Lippenbekenntnisse. Gaby Symonds von Nestlé spricht darüber, warum Nachhaltigkeitsaudits nicht die alleinige Lösung sind, gibt Beispiele für nachhaltigen Einkauf bei Nestlé und wagt einen Ausblick, wie das Thema Nachhaltigkeit das Anforderungsprofil eines Einkäufers verändern wird.
14:25

How Do We Make Procurement Cool?

At first glance most other departments in the company look sexier: marketing and sales bring in the money, finances almost sounds like Wall Street - but purchasing is all too often undervalued. How can we change that and make the topic cool?

Technology and Service Providers’ Panel

Some of the leading providers for solutions in the procurement industry discuss the current and future challenges of the industry.
14:30

Coffee Break

15:00
15:10

OKR - How a Silicon Valley Management Model Can Make Procurement Better

Christian Sturm shows what distinguishes OKR from the good old Management by Objectives, what has to be considered when introducing it and explains how this has changed the work in Group Procurement at Axel Springer.

Live-Demo Session

Onventis & Metroplan – a strong partnership for mid-sized companies
15:15
15:30

Coffee Break & Match Making

Make new contacts to the visitors of Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.
15:45

Stadium Tour

A special sight of Hamburg, which even the most Hamburgers have never seen: Discover the inner parts of the stadium of FC St. Pauli.

Millerntour

Free guided tour of the stadium
Meeting point: 16:00 Uhr
tba

The Use of Six Sigma in Purchase

The purchase has a vital role in a trading company as well as in a manufacturing company.

The goal for purchase is to attain the best possible purchase price in a short time, taking into account various factors (availability, required quality, etc.). To achieve this goal, you can use various working methods of Six Sigma.
16:00
16:15

People & Skills in Procurement

Which employees with which skills does procurement need in the future?

In preparation

16:15

ims masterclass

16:30

Procurement Engineering

Agile development methods, SCRUM and "rapid prototyping" - well known from software development - are increasingly finding their way into industrial development. The presentation will provide an insight into the influence of these new methods / mindset on the collaboration between engineering and purchasing. On the basis of practical examples the new challenges and chances are presented.
16:50
17:00

Europe in an Uncomfortable World

18:00

Procurement Summit Award Ceremony 2020

The three best speakers of the day should be awarded. And you can decide, who was the most inspiring, charismatic and innovative. Please vote through our app. For participation please download our app and register with your ticket code.
18:00
18:15

Networking Dinner, Drinks & Music

18:15
23:00

End of Procurement Summit 2020

23:00

18th June 2020 Procurement Summit day two

09:00

Welcome

The doors open at 9 am - so you can start networking over your first coffee or find yourself a good seat.
09:10 MAIN STAGE:

Welcome

09:15 MAIN STAGE:

The Ugly Truth about Digital

Are we buying Digital digitally? - Digital Procurement has to be as digital as our customers and their required products and services! Today, it is not.

We would like to present the journey that we at FUNKE Procurement have embarked on amidst the overall transformation of the publishing industry, the solutions we have found with our internal customers and the challenges that we overcame to became a digital trusted friend.
09:45 MAIN STAGE:

What a Startup Investor Thinks about Procurement

Jörg Binnenbrücker has invested in many successful business software startups and knows some common mistakes that procurement departments make in working with them.
10:00 MAIN STAGE:

Coffee Break & Match Making

Make new contacts to the visitors of Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.
10:00 MASTERCLASSES:

In preparation

10:30 MAIN STAGE:

Technology in Procurement

What technologies are successful CPOs using to make their procurement fit for the future?
10:30 MASTERCLASSES:

Coffee Break

10:45 MASTERCLASSES:

Ivalua Masterclass

11:15 MASTERCLASSES:

In preparation

11:30 MAIN STAGE:

Female Procurement Leader´s Panel

Female procurement leaders from well-known companies discuss current trends and challenges that have an impact on their respective industries. And how can procurement departments become more attractive job for women?
11:45 MASTERCLASSES:

Purchasing of logistics services - efficient tender management

Putting logistics services out to tender is on the agenda of many companies at regular intervals. Nowadays, companies have a wide range of tools at their disposal in order to achieve the set targets in the best possible way. Digital platforms are becoming increasingly popular and compete with internal and external "analogue" experts. What are the most common objectives of a tender and to what extent can digital and manual tenders contribute to achieving these objectives? In the context of this "man versus machine" contest, the advantages and disadvantages of both methods will be illustrated.
12:00 MASTERCLASSES:

Effective risk management in times of complex ownership structures

Risk management is a key task in every company. Complicated ownership structures make this process enormously difficult. Moreover, not only the complexity but also the speed of change is a risk. In our presentation, we will use practical examples to show how our customers use structured corporate data for daily issues:
- Identification of financial and reputational risks
- Automation of risk processes
- Master Data Management and interfaces or APIs for all common SRM systems
12:15 MAIN STAGE:

Lunch Break

12:15 MASTERCLASSES:

Real-Time Procurement Cloud @S/4HANA

12:30 MASTERCLASSES:

Lunch Break

13:15 MAIN STAGE:

Procurathon

Dear #establishmentebreakers, in this session, we would like to introduce you to a completely new method that uniquely combines creativity and #justdoit. At its core, it is a hackathon that is transferred to procurement issues without hacking.

What is this good for? Ignite / Simplicity / Collaboration / ...
13:30 MASTERCLASSES:

In preparation

14:00 MAIN STAGE:

Sustainability at Nestlé

Fridays for future, Klimawandel – Nachhaltigkeit ist in aller Munde. Auch im Einkauf geht es um mehr als nur Lippenbekenntnisse. Gaby Symonds von Nestlé spricht darüber, warum Nachhaltigkeitsaudits nicht die alleinige Lösung sind, gibt Beispiele für nachhaltigen Einkauf bei Nestlé und wagt einen Ausblick, wie das Thema Nachhaltigkeit das Anforderungsprofil eines Einkäufers verändern wird.
14:25 MAIN STAGE:

How Do We Make Procurement Cool?

At first glance most other departments in the company look sexier: marketing and sales bring in the money, finances almost sounds like Wall Street - but purchasing is all too often undervalued. How can we change that and make the topic cool?
14:30 MASTERCLASSES:

Technology and Service Providers’ Panel

Some of the leading providers for solutions in the procurement industry discuss the current and future challenges of the industry.
15:00 MASTERCLASSES:

Coffee Break

15:10 MAIN STAGE:

OKR - How a Silicon Valley Management Model Can Make Procurement Better

Christian Sturm shows what distinguishes OKR from the good old Management by Objectives, what has to be considered when introducing it and explains how this has changed the work in Group Procurement at Axel Springer.
15:15 MASTERCLASSES:

Live-Demo Session

Onventis & Metroplan – a strong partnership for mid-sized companies
15:30 MAIN STAGE:

Coffee Break & Match Making

Make new contacts to the visitors of Procurement Summit. Free participation for all visitors in our match making area.
15:45 MAIN STAGE:

Stadium Tour

A special sight of Hamburg, which even the most Hamburgers have never seen: Discover the inner parts of the stadium of FC St. Pauli.

Millerntour

Free guided tour of the stadium
Meeting point: 16:00 Uhr
tba

16:00 MASTERCLASSES:

The Use of Six Sigma in Purchase

The purchase has a vital role in a trading company as well as in a manufacturing company.

The goal for purchase is to attain the best possible purchase price in a short time, taking into account various factors (availability, required quality, etc.). To achieve this goal, you can use various working methods of Six Sigma.
16:15 MAIN STAGE:

People & Skills in Procurement

Which employees with which skills does procurement need in the future?
16:15 MASTERCLASSES:

In preparation

16:30 MASTERCLASSES:

ims masterclass

16:50 MASTERCLASSES:

Procurement Engineering

Agile development methods, SCRUM and "rapid prototyping" - well known from software development - are increasingly finding their way into industrial development. The presentation will provide an insight into the influence of these new methods / mindset on the collaboration between engineering and purchasing. On the basis of practical examples the new challenges and chances are presented.
17:00 MAIN STAGE:

Europe in an Uncomfortable World

18:00

Procurement Summit Award Ceremony 2020

The three best speakers of the day should be awarded. And you can decide, who was the most inspiring, charismatic and innovative. Please vote through our app. For participation please download our app and register with your ticket code.
18:15

Networking Dinner, Drinks & Music

23:00

End of Procurement Summit 2020