Main Conference Programme

DAY 2 – THURSDAY: 26 NOVEMBER 2020

11:00 Registration

Registration

11:10 Keynote: Government Procurement Initiatives

Speaker

Khaled Ahmed AlHosani

Khaled Ahmed AlHosani

CEO of Support Services Sector
Municipality & Planning Department – Ajman

Risk Management in Procurement

Risk Management in Procurement

11:20 Tech Presentation: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks in Procurement – Knowing Your Enemies Well

Tech Presentation: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks in Procurement – Knowing Your Enemies Well

11:30 Panel Discussion: Risk Management in Procurement: Dealing with Unknown Threats

Panelists

 

Waleed Al Saeedi
Supply Chain Director
Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
   
GP Puri
Procurement Advisor
Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
   
Hariharan Laxminarayan
Global Congress Member (MENA)
Chair of CIPS Northern Emirates Branch

Driving Performance through Digital Transformation

Driving Performance through Digital Transformation

12:00 Presentation: du Sourcing Department Transformation – Sourcing 2.0

Speaker

Ahmed Alrayyes

Ahmed Alrayyes

VP Sourcing, Contracts & Supply Chain
DU

12:15 Presentation: Digitization of the Supply Chain – Delivering Results

Speaker

Dr. Terence Craig Voortman

Dr. Terence Craig Voortman

Supply Chain Logistics Research Scientist, Center of Excellence for Supply Chain and Logistics (CESCL)
Royal Commission of Yanbu

12:30 Tech Presentation: Blockchain and AI in Procurement

Tech Presentation: Blockchain and AI in Procurement

12:45 Presentation: Digital Track and Trace

Speaker

Mohamed Essam Abdel-Hady

Mohamed Essam Abdel-Hady

Head of Logistics
Al-Rashideen Group

13:00 Virtual Exhibition and Networking

Virtual Exhibition and Networking

13:20 Case Study: Value Creation Through Advanced Spend Analytics: What are the Processes Required?

Case Study: Value Creation Through Advanced Spend Analytics: What are the Processes Required?

13:30 Tech Presentation: Delivering Value with RPA

Tech Presentation: Delivering Value with RPA

14:00 Panel Discussion: Enabling Procurement 4.0

Panelists

 

Dr. Hamad Al-Kaabi
Head of Logistics
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University College of Business (TAGUCB)
   
Gürkan Hüryılmaz
Chairman of the Board
Tusmod
   
Shakti Arora
Chief Procurement Officer
RAK Ceramics

14:30 Digital Roundtables

The below roundtables will run as parallel sessions

Roundtable 1: Procurement in Mobility and Logistics

Roundtable 1: Procurement in Mobility and Logistics



Roundtable 2: Procurement in Telecom

Panelists

 

Hani Alsaigh
Technology Procurement GM
STC
   
Ahmed Alrayyes
VP Sourcing, Contracts & Supply Chain
DU

Roundtable 3: Procurement in the Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities Sector

Panelists

 

Ammar AlAboud
Director of Spending Efficiency
Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia
   
Hassan Jamaleddine
Head of Supply Chain
NewBridge Pharmaceutical
   
   

15:10 Closing Remarks and End of Procurement Middle East 2020

Closing Remarks and End of Procurement Middle East 2020