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Agenda

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.

Keynotes

20-min Ted Talk inspired speeches

Breakouts

30-min real world case studies

Learning Labs

90-min hands-on workshops

Ignite Talks

5 minutes – 20 slides. Short, speedy big ideas speeches

DEMO

Demos of cutting-edge technology startups

Hackathon

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."

- Matthias Gutzmann, Founder, DPW

Digital Procurement World Schedule

DAY 1 - 16 SEPTEMBER, 2020

09:00

Digital Procurement World 2020 Opening

Matthias Gutzmann, Founder, DPW

09:15

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?

09:45

Don’t Regret Tomorrow – Drive Digital Procurement Transformation Today

  • Digital transformation and how it impacts procurement
  • How to drive value in technology procurement
10:05

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
10:35

Networking Break

11:05

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
11:45

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
12:05

The Rising World of Use Cases: Selling Digital

12:30

Networking Lunch

13:30
14:05

Change Over

14:15
14:50

Change Over

15:35

Networking Break

16:05

Digital Procurement: Perspectives and Developments

  • Current challenges in Procurement
  • Transformation Drivers: Digitization, Innovation, Responsibility, Speed
  • Strategic Implications
16:20

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.

Judges:
17:30

The Futurist Perspective: Reimagine Procurement in 30 years

18:00

DPW Rocks - Time to Party!

DAY 2 - 17 SEPTEMBER, 2020

09:00

Welcome & Recap of Day 1

09:10

The Future of Work

09:40

Reimagining How Procurement is Done in the Digital Age

  • How procurement moves into the 21st century
  • Defining a new procurement playbook
  • How to finally realising the promise of procurement
10:00

Ignite Talks

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.

10:20

Networking Break

11:00
12:00

Networking Lunch

13:30
14:05

Change Over

14:15
14:50

Networking Break

15:20

Hackathon Teams Present Their Projects and Final Winner Announced

16:00

Closing Keynote

16:30

Digital Procurement World 2020 Closing

17:00

Drinks Reception & Close

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