10.00am Welcome and Introductions: Tania Seary, Founding Chairman, The Faculty, The Source and Procurious

10.30am Powering Procurement with AI: It’s no longer a case of “if” you can employ AI in your function, but “when” and “how.” Learn how AI is best employed to revolutionise your working week, how data can expedite or impede the process, what it could do for you in the future and how risk strategy must be employed during its integration.

11.00am Case Study/ Fireside chat

11.30am The Chief Cognitive Procurement Office(C2PO): Agenda for Procurement Digital Transformation: C²PO (Chief Cognitive Procurement Officer) persona aims to tackle varied challenges in modern procurement. C²PO focuses on enabling the team to focus on strategic goals, while automating tactical routine work. He/she uses prescriptive and predictive analytics for smarter decision making, leverages software tools providing a compelling user experience (UX) to drive adoption across the enterprise, as well as enabling sustainable procurement. It is time procurement leadership leveraged four key drivers of value: autonomous software, intelligence with analytics, effective supplier relationship management, and customer centricity. Gareth Adams, Regional Sales Director, Zycus

12.00pm Group Discussion: Next Gen Procurement: Driving value with Risk Management, Customer centricity and Sustainability. Facilitated by Tania Seary

12.30pm Lead the Room: Communicating in moments that Matter: Communication isn’t just a ‘helpful skill ’, it is a leadership imperative and hallmark of the best leaders. How do you communicate a message that not only engages and inspires but also one that mobilises and compels people to take action. Become a trusted and credible leadership voice that can accelerate change and buy-in.

12:55pm Wrap Up and Close: Tania Seary, Founding Chairman, The Faculty, The Source and Procurious