2 Days of Game-Changing Content
Digital Procurement transformation starts at DPW. Whether you’re in the midst of your digital procurement journey or about to start, you will learn something new at DPW. Our agenda has been designed to inspire, help you innovate quickly and deliver solutions at scale.
20-min Ted Talk inspired speeches
30-min real world case studies
90-min hands-on workshops
5 minutes – 20 slides. Short, speedy big ideas speeches
Demos of cutting-edge technology startups
24-hour prototype based solution finding
"Procurement can only survive and play a strategic role in collaboration with the business, suppliers, and new ecosystem players - not alone and in isolation. Our agenda breaks down the procurement silo and showcases collaborators outside the function. DPW is not your typical procurement conference agenda."
Digital Procurement World Schedule
DAY 1 - 16 SEPTEMBER, 2020
Orchestrating Digital Transformation
• Why so many digital transformation programs fail
• How a company should execute a transformation program?
• How a company should organise to drive transformation effectively?
Blockchain in Procurement – Theory & Practice
- Dispel the myths about blockchain just being about financial services and money laundering
- Understand how the technology works from a business perspective
- Learn how blockchain is already beginning to be used in various industries
- Explore how it can work in procurement
Leading and Enabling Digital Procurement Transformation
- How procurement can impact the business strategy
- Which leadership style will help you lead digital procurement transformation
- Dramatic changes and emerging technologies you need to pay attention to
Innovator’s Method Bringing the Lean Startup into Procurement
- How established companies and functions can become more agile and innovative
- How to apply the latest innovation tools, such as lean startup, design thinking, and operating model innovation to create a culture that can more successfully innovate
Digital Procurement Transformation at Roche
- Examine Roche’s transformation from several divisional and local organisations to a strategic global group function
- Understand how digital and agile ways of working are growing procurement’s impact and value contribution
- Discover how Roche drives successful transformation through a people driven change
Tame the tail: how data and ML can help you finally tackle tail spend
- Discover leading techniques for identifying and optimising tail spend
- Discuss how tail spend management and non-complex spend will start using similar management techniques over the next 5 years
Avoiding death by digital – a practical approach to transformation
- Why digital means death for some procurement functions
- How CPO’s can see the light – repositioning their function and delighting their customers
- Discover the operating model to survive and thrive in the digital era
DEMO: Fast-Paced Demos of Cutting-Edge Technology Startups
We’ll show you the 10 most revolutionary digital procurement solutions you really need to see. The action is fast paced, interactive and fun, as judges and audience are voting to determine the winner. 4-minute demo per startup.
The Futurist Perspective: Reimagine Procurement in 30 years
DPW Rocks - Time to Party!
DAY 2 - 17 SEPTEMBER, 2020
Welcome & Recap of Day 1
5 minutes. Ideal for illustrating a big idea, a series of lessons learned, or a compelling story. Speakers get 5 minutes on stage and must use 20 slides with each slide advancing automatically after 15 seconds.
Enabling the Digital Road Map Through Data Excellence
- Why Supplier MDM and data management is hardThe common mistakes companies make
- The path to supplier data nirvana
The debate: All-in-One vs. Best-of-Breed – what’s right for me?
Tech for Good: How Procurement Can Drive Social Change
- Explore how data-driven insights can inspire sustainable purchasing strategies
- Understand how social impact can generate more meaningful deals between buyers and suppliers
- Learn how technology can help you implement sustainability and responsibility initiatives that promote corporate development and social innovation
Hackathon Teams Present Their Projects and Final Winner Announced
Digital Procurement World 2020 Closing
Drinks Reception & Close
Join us at #DPWconf
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