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Welcome to
Procurement Leaders' Summit

We are excited to announce that the 9th Edition of Procurement Leaders' Summit is back in-person, and one thing remains true: there is power in people coming together. This edition is held alongside our flagship event i.e ELSC Conclave scheduled on 18th & 19th August at the same venue.

Your only opportunity to learn from and network with India's most progressive procurement leaders at one time
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Schedule 2022

18 August 2022 | Taj Lands End, Mumbai
REGISTRATION & Networking
08:00 AM - 09:25 AM
LAMP LIGHTING CEREMONY & WELCOME NOTE
09:25 AM - 09:30 AM
KEYNOTE OF THE DAY
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION
10:00 am - 11:15 am

Theme: From Surviving to Thriving: Business During ‘Endemic’

  • Changing Tides: Inflation, Geopolitics & Global Trade - How is it is affecting procurement and supply chain
  • Procurement in the driver’s seat in 2022 and beyond - How to balance digital transformation, resiliency, and inflation to be ahead of the next global disruption
  • Building secure, resilient & next gen supply chains - How you can future-proof your supply chain to drive business growth
  • Unlocking the Value of an effective SRM framework - Deeper relationship with your suppliers in this digital world to unlock maximum value from your supply base to save costs, remove risk and streamline everything else
  • Becoming a digital native - How can you boost your team’s ‘new tech’ buying knowledge to meet the needs of your stakeholders in an increasingly digitalised world
  • How has Covid-19 changed the way we think of resilience, Globalisation, regionalisation & localisation, and how can you balance these concepts while still remaining competitive
  • Capability development in a digital world - Cultivate a culture of innovation & continuous learning within your team to secure and retain strategic talent
TEA / COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK
11:15 am – 11:45 am
PANEL DISCUSSION
11:45 am – 01:00 pm

Theme: Embracing Next Generation Digital & Cognitive Procurement = Change Management

  • As the fusion of technology and procurement gains momentum, what are the top trends and advancements that you need to adapt now to stay relevant and competitive
  • How to develop your own digital training strategy and skills assessment
  • Changing the language from ‘procurement and the business’ in silo to ‘procurement as a business partner’
  • What are the possible technological benefits procurement can deliver to positively impact on the wider business
  • How can you move beyond cost saving towards driving enterprise innovation that helps identify new revenue stream and adds real value to your business
  • Vision and action steps to help you on your digital transformation journey
  • Self Service Procurement – How to standardise, streamline and automate the source-to-pay process while controlling costs and achieving higher margins
Lunch & Networking Break
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION
02.00 pm - 03.15 pm

Theme: Intelligent Procurement Workflows: Harmonizing Technology And Data To Improve Processes, Enhance Customer Experience And Accelerate Value

A successful digitization strategy enables vast value to the business, but it is only part of the story. In this session, panellists will talk on how to work together across business functions to improve management of procurement from the initial requisition to closing out a contract. With intelligent workflows you improve the customer experience, enable innovation from suppliers and partners and elevate your role to a consultant to the business. This session will provide you with real-world use-case examples, lessons learned and practical tips that address how to get started in addressing the needs of your organization.

Panel Discussion
03.15 pm - 04.30 pm

Theme: Supplier Performance Management – It's More Than a Scorecard, It's a Strategy

  • A framework that will help you measure and provide incentives for suppliers using a robust supplier performance management program
  • Explore how advanced procurement organizations identify, capture and leverage supplier-enabled innovation.
  • Key actions leading organizations are taking to launch and maintain an effective supplier collaboration program
  • New savings where you least expect them - How key suppliers drive your company’s competitive advantage
  • How does procurement move beyond a compliance approach to sustainability, and work closely with suppliers to bring about meaningful change
  • SRM for success – How to set up performance metrics and strategies to engage your suppliers as one united team when you both have local and global suppliers to consider
TEA / COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK
04:30 pm – 05:00 pm
Closing Panel Discussion
05:00 pm – 06:15 pm

Theme: Visibility, Teamwork And Transparency – Reinvent And Transform Your Role To Achieve Strategic Alignment With Your Enterprise And Deliver Abundant Value

  • How do you start transforming your organization with a new mindset, new processes and new technology as the role of procurement continues to evolve
  • How do you bridge silos between your internal and external suppliers to align their needs with your strategic goals
  • How to map out the details of - how people involved in the procurement process work, tracing each step in the journey that these procurement “users” follow in order to get their tasks done
  • Technology, People And Processes - How can you build a strategy that successfully aligns these critical factors within your procurement function
  • How can you integrate ethical, social and environmental aspects into your procurement processes, and define the prevention approach for the related supplier risks
  • Moving from strategic sourcing to effective category management - How can you develop a strong strategy that works for your organisation
  • How has the ‘Asian Procurement’ landscape evolved in the last few years and what will the next 2-3 years bring
9th Procurement & Sourcing Awards Night 2022
07.00 pm onwards
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Awards

Procurement Excellence Awards

Nominations Open for 2022!
  • Project Excellence
  • Best-In-Class
  • Crème-de-la-Crème

Project Excellence Categories

  • Best Procurement Project - Public Sector / Private Sector / SME
  • Best e-Procurement Project
  • Best Outsourcing Project
  • Best Green Procurement Initiative / Project
  • Best Project Contributing to Organisational Value, Sustainability & Innovation
  • Best Collaborative SRM Project
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Best-In-Class Categories

  • Best-In-Class Indirect Procurement
  • Best-In-Class Supplier Excellence
  • Best-In-Class Quality Excellence
  • Best-In-Class Use of Technology
  • Best-In-Class Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Best-In-Class External Collaboration
  • Best-In-Class Excellence in Cost Management
  • Best-In-Class Business Process Excellence Program
  • Best-In-Class People Development Initiative
  • Best-In-Class Procurement Diversity Initiative
  • Best-In-Class Ethical Procurement Practices
2019 Winners

Crème-de-la-Crème Categories

  • Best Procurement Excellence
  • Best Procurement Innovation
  • Best Procurement Transformation
  • Best Procurement Employer
  • Best Procurement Service Provider
  • Best Procure-to-Pay Solution of the Year
  • Best Source-to-Pay Solution of the Year
  • Best Competitive Advantage Through Global Sourcing
  • Best Procurement Consultancy of the Year
  • Overall Excellence in Procurement & Sourcing
  • Most Improved Purchasing Operations
  • Most Disruptive Procurement Start-Up
  • Best Procurement Team of the Year
2019 Winners
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