Procurecon Indirect 2012 – London

Procurecon indirect 2012ProcureCon Indirect 2012 returns to London’s Tower Guoman Hotel on 24th-26th April. This year’s conference will bring together over 250 senior-level indirect procurement professionals from a wide range of industry sectors for three days of intensive networking, benchmarking and debate of all the key issues facing indirect sourcing practitioners in 2012.

Tuesday, April 24th will focus on using analytics to manage risk, inform strategic initiatives and get value-added services from suppliers:

  • Building procurement competence and aligning the strategic goals with technical capabilities
  • Devising effective risk mitigation plans through comprehensive enterprise data analytics
  • Bridging the gap on savings – enforcing stakeholder compliance and ensuring successful change management
  • Identifying the best analytics tools for your business to provide insights into savings opportunities and how to actually process all the information to get tangiblesavings
  • The role and value of having a dedicated analytical team in a procurement function at Tarmac
  • Using advanced analytics and the most sophisticated tools to identify future spend patterns, rather than merely analysing data to trackhistorical trends

On April 25th and 26th, the 2 main conference days will focus on the following topics:

  • How to encourage innovation in the supplier base
  • Assessing the impact of globalisation on procurement and managing the increased complexity in supply chains 
  • Insourcing vs. Outsourcing – is outsourcing a viable reaction to the current, global market dynamics? 
  • Managing & using risk to your advantage in the indirect procurement process
  • Sustainable procurement – best practice in integrating sustainable development and achieving the set objectives 
  • Recruiting go-getters, helping them in the business and keeping them interested

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