Main Conference Programme

DAY 2 – THURSDAY: 26 NOVEMBER 2020

All timings mentioned are as per GST (UAE Time)

10:30 Registration

Registration

11:00 Welcome Note

Speaker

Sarah Phillips

Head of Conferences
Messe Frankfurt Middle East

11:10 Keynote: Prequalification of Contractors Through e-Prequalification

Speaker

H.E. Eng. Ahmed A. Aziz Al Khayat

Undersecretary of Works Affairs
Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning

11:25 Keynote: Government Procurement Initiatives

Speaker

Khaled Ahmed AlHosani

CEO of Support Services Sector
Municipality & Planning Department – Ajman

Risk Management in Procurement

Risk Management in Procurement

11:40 Panel Discussion: Risk Management in Procurement: Dealing with Unknown Threats

Moderator:
Malcolm Smith
Senior Partner, JMCL Consulting Limited

Panelists:
Hariharan Laxminarayan
Global Congress Member (MENA) and Chair of CIPS Northern Emirates Branch

Waleed Al Saeedi
Supply Chain Director, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi

GP Puri
Procurement Advisor, Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)

Driving Performance through Digital Transformation

Driving Performance through Digital Transformation

12:20 Tech Presentation: Global Sourcing Best Practices

Speaker

Richard Laub

CEO
Dragon Sourcing

12:35 Presentation: du Sourcing department transformation – Sourcing 2.0

Speaker

Ahmed Alrayyes

VP Sourcing, Contracts & Supply Chain
du

12:50 Presentation: Digitization of the Supply Chain – Delivering Results

Speaker

Dr. Terence Craig Voortman

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

13:05 Tech Presentation: Blockchain in Procurement

Speaker

Abdullah A. Al-Humaidy

Supply Chain Solutions Division Head
Saudi Aramco

13:20 Case-study: Empowering Procurement through SMEs

Shaikha Abdullah Al Fadhel
SMEs Development Director, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Bahrain

Mariam Behzad
Trilink W.L.L.

13:35 Tech Presentation: Delivering Value with RPA

Speaker

Hani Alsaigh

Technology Procurement GM
stc

14:00 Panel Discussion: Enabling Procurement 4.0

Moderator:
Dr. Shereen Nassar
Global Director of Logistics Studies and Director of MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management Programme, Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Panelists:
Gürkan Hüryılmaz
Chairman of the Board, Tusmod

Shakti Arora
Chief Procurement Officer, RAK Ceramics

14:30 Roundtable: Procurement Power Leaders - Join C-level of Procurement

Moderator:
Malcolm Smith
Senior Partner, JMCL Consulting Limited

Panelists:
Ahmed Alrayyes
VP Sourcing, Contracts & Supply Chain, DU

Hani Alsaigh
Technology Procurement GM, STC

Ahmed Hashem
Regional Head of Procurement, Bayer

Ammar AlAboud
Director of Spending Efficiency, Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia

Hassan Jamaleddine
Head of Supply Chain, NewBridge Pharmaceutical

15:00 Closing Remarks and End of Procurement Middle East 2020

Closing Remarks and End of Procurement Middle East 2020