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Main Conference Programme

Day 2 – Tuesday, 10 April 2018

08:30 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


09:20 Opening Remarks by the Chair

Chairperson

Stephen Ashcroft

Stephen Ashcroft

Head of Technical Assistance
AECOM, UAE

09:30 Risk Management in International Procurement, Including 7 Tips for Success

Speaker

Stephen Ashcroft

Stephen Ashcroft

Head of Technical Assistance
AECOM, UAE

10:00 Ethical Procurement – A Company’s Code of Conduct and Its Commitment, Role of Compliance while Developing Procurement Strategies

Speaker

Praveen Mathur

Praveen Mathur

Divisional Compliance Manager
Petrofac International Limited, UAE

 

 

  • The subject of a bribery and or corruption investigation
  • Do not have any mechanism to screen their value chain
  • Does not have ongoing enforcement action
  • Is not in violation of applicable sanctions
  • Is not in violation of applicable export and import regulations

10:40 Interactive Panel Discussion: Role of Compliance in the Present Day Complex Business Environment Exposed to External and Internal Risks

Moderator

Pallab Mukherjee

Pallab Mukherjee

Head of Compliance and Contracts
Bahrain National Gas Company (B.S.C), Bahrain

 

Panelists

Mark Fadel
Director
Sourcing Connections, UAE 
Mohamed Alkhuzaei
Procurement Solutions Advisor
SAP Ariba, Bahrain 
Praveen Mathur
Divisional Compliance Manager
Petrofac International Limited, UAE

  

  • Leveraging compliance practices with business practices to make an organization more efficient and effective to counter risks
  • How compliance could help to reduce risks?

11:10 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


11:30 Next Generation Procurement – Achieving Growth and Creating Sustainable Value

Speaker

Emmanuel Augustin

Emmanuel Augustin

Protecting Your Organisation from Potentially Risky Transactions: Importance of the Legal Aspects in Contact Management and Supply Chain
Aggreko, UAE

 

 

  • Striving for professional excellence
  • Developing the right environment
  • Fostering technology & process enhancement

12:00 Applying Technology in Procurement Field - Preparing Robust Procurement Strategy to Overcome or Minimise Effects of Changing Technology, Globalisation and Economic Impact

Speaker

Mina Hakim

Mina Hakim

General Manager - Group Procurement
Al-Futtaim Group, UAE

12:30 Driving Value through Category Management

Speaker

Mark Fadel

Mark Fadel

Director
Sourcing Connections, UAE

 

  • Overview of category management
  • Category management benefits
  • Category management process, systems and tools
  • Critical success factors

 


13:00 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


14:00 Procurement Strategies and Impact on Supply Chain Optimisation

Speaker

Dr. Hanaa Gomaa

Dr. Hanaa Gomaa

Cluster Head of CS&L (Supply Chain) Gulf, Levant, MENA Growth Markets
Mondelēz International, UAE

14:30 Innovative Procurement Strategies for New Age Businesses

Speaker

Ra'fat Fekry

Ra'fat Fekry

Director - Supply Chain Management
STC Solutions, KSA

15:00 Closing Panel Discussion: Procurement for Future and Beyond

Closing Panel Discussion: Procurement for Future and Beyond


15:30 Closing Remarks and End of Procurement Middle East 2018

Closing Remarks and End of Procurement Middle East 2018