Adapting to a 
new business rhythm

24 – 26 November, 2020

A new experience

 The Asia Pacific Procurement Congress Virtual will explore the many ways in which procurement must adapt to a new rhythm of business.

The current disruptions have created an environment highly receptive to change, growth and innovation. So despite the maelstrom of events, there are hidden opportunities that represent huge potential to transform company fortunes. The key is to ensure that our strategy is agile and adaptive, our talent pool broadened and our minds open to these prospects.

Speakers

Learn from the best of the best

Their mission: To move the conversation forward

Dan Bartel

Dan Bartel

CPO

Schneider Electric

Kelly Irwin

Kelly Irwin

Global Head of Procurement

The China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd

Kaustubh R. Wadekar

Kaustubh R. Wadekar

CPO

Singtel

Nandini Basuthakur

Nandini Basuthakur

CEO

Procurement Leaders

Amit Mohta

Amit Mohta

Head of Procurement - Asia, Oleochemicals, Digital Transformation

Unilever

A curated experience for all

An opportunity for the entire team to come together, learn, benchmark and network at all levels of the organisation. Here is the audience you can expect to be attending:

Chief Procurement Officers

With a bespoke itinerary across a number of targeted sessions, CPO’s will have the opportunity to benchmark and knowledge share with peers through a series of keynote insights and small peer to peer working groups.

Strategy & Transformation Leaders

Those senior leaders with responsibility for strategy, transformation & innovation will be prescribed a suggested content and networking itinerary that helps with the execution of strategy. 

Procurement Solution Provider

Engage the world’s largest virtual procurement audience through a range of bespoke partnership opportunities to demonstrate thought leadership, raise awareness and generate leads. Partnering with the event provides access to content,  latest trends and challenges being faced customers.

Procurement Excellence leaders

Converting the CPO and business vision into a robust strategic reality is no easy task. For those with such a responsibility over governance, procurement capabilities and quantifying data and metrics, sessions have been designed to help accelerate the process.

Digital leaders

Is digital emerging as the great post-COVID 19 accelerator? Attendees with a digital leaning will gain insight on leveraging digital opportunities that will support during and post a COVID 19 restart.

category leaders

An agenda focused on re-thinking spend patterns and re-writing category plans, category leaders will have the opportunity to deep-dive into strategic categories that bring competitive advantage to the business.

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AGENDA

The agenda is much more than a series of webinars, the Asia Pacific Procurement Congress Virtual is committed to delivering a world class virtual event experience. Through a variety of innovative and engaging session formats, you can expect…

CPO SPOTLIGHT

Hear insights from industry leading CPO’s about the delivery of their vision as part of the company’s strategic priorities.

 

MICROBREAKOUTS

Interactive, focused and fast-paced discussions in small sized groups on pre-selected topics.


 

CPO Challenger Series

In this invitation only, 1 hour session, CPO’s will have the opportunity to debate with their peers around the most pressing issues facing them as senior business leaders.

MARKETPLACE LIVE!

Hear from an innovative tech company as they showcase their platform and solution in a practical video demonstration.

INSIGHTS FROM THE ECOSYSTEM

Learn from experts on how to develop a trusted ecosystem of partners and suppliers to accelerating transformation initiatives.

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES

Delegates will have the chance to benchmark in small group sessions with peers from across their industry in these informative and interactive industry roundtables.

Testimonials

General Manager, Supply Chain - MTN Group

Where and when else will i get to sit at the feet of such wisdom and experience filled global CPOs and pick at their brains from the comfort of my living room… and for free…? Its a priceless experience

Head of Procurement South East Asia, South Asia and Middle East, AksoNobel

I want to get the bigger view and picture of the function. PL stands out because of the quality of the participation, the speakers and attendees, and the quality of the agenda.

Sourcing Manager, Intel

A great event gathering all industry leaders under one roof, to discuss and share learnings about the latest trends, potential needs and how industries should be proactive

Head of Procurement, Philips

The key differentiator with PL conferences if the level of competency. This is a division in the seniorities of attendees compared to other events, with some focused discussion sessions specifically for senior leaders, allowing for a different kind of dynamic which I think is very useful

Change and Training Manager, Australian Unity

An amazing experience! A lot of action packed discussions, very informative and very relevant, all targeted to senior procurement professionals

Regional Head of Indirect Procurement APAC, Syngenta

 A wonderful event to network and upskill yourself while understand what is happening in other industries

Senior Regional Procurement Director - Asia, Carlsberg

Excellent networking opportunities as well as good insights. The presentations and roundtables trigger important reflection topics that I’ll take back to the office for further work

SVP Corporate Services (Central Procurement) Li & Fung

There are many complexities of procurement in the Asian context, so to come to an event like the Asia Pacific Forum where I can gain experience and insights from other leaders in the procurement field facing similar challenges is invaluable

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