How will I access the sessions?

You will attend the sessions, meet our partners and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.


Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.


Will the sessions be recorded?

Yes. the sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time. 

Become a Virtual Summit Sponsor

ProcureCon Asia is the foremost creative force for you to engage with Asia’s top CPO’s and Heads of Procurement in collaborative activities to drive forward your business performance.

The ProcureCon Asia Virtual Summit will bring together 150+ procurement leaders from the biggest and most influential companies from across Asia, to give you concrete meaning to “navigating through a crisis”, assist you to keep process running as smoothly as possible, overcome supply chain challenges, facilitate discussions on re-negotiating contracts and the acceleration of digitization.

Featuring a series of 25-minute online presentations, 30-minute panel discussions and live Q&A over the course of two days from procurement leaders in Asia, you’ll discover the how to compel and inspire your stakeholders.

Listen to industry leaders discuss their perspectives on procurement throughout 2020 and beyond. 
Enjoy an in-depth discussion of key industry drivers typical of most live industry events. 

Hear from your industry peers about their recent successes, as well as solution providers about the leading tools driving the procurement forward. 

Since the event has multiple sessions, you select the material that makes the most sense for you and your team. 
Listen in during the live broadcast, or access the session on demand later
—once you register, it’s up to you!

 Mastering Value Creation During a Crisis

7 - 8 July, 2020

A PROCUREMENT VIRTUAL EVENT, JUST FOR YOU

WHAT'S A VIRTUAL SUMMIT, ANYWAY?

An online summit is a virtual event mirroring our in-person conferences. We’re bringing you exclusive knowledge from industry leaders all over the world at the touch of a button.

Here's what you get when you sign up & attend:

Hear Firsthand from Seasoned Procurement Innovators

Get Solutions to Pressing Problems (You're Not Alone!)

Get a Range of Insights on the Subjects That Interest You

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Opening: How has the COVID-19 Crisis affected the economy in Asia and what does it mean for procurement 

Speaker: Rajiv Biswas, Executive Director & Chief Economist, APAC, IHS Markit

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10:00am-10:35am

10:35am-11:20am 

11:25am-11:55am

CPO Panel: How can you transition yourself to an agile way of working to make good and rapid decisions and meet the demands of your business? 

11:55am-12:35pm 

Day 1, Tuesday, 7 July 2020

12:35pm-1:40pm 

1:40pm-2:15pm 

Speakers: Arun Kumar, CPO, Perfetti Van Melle

                 Christina SS Ooi, Group Procurement Officer, FGV Holdings

Case Study: Embracing digital economy more – How to remove time-intensive aspects of procurement, and make it more efficient for an easier way to manage the myriad of information involved in the procurement process

Speaker: Arindam Sengupta, VP of Procurement, APAC, Dole International

Fireside Chat: Switching gears in response to market changes – How do you prepare your team for continuous change as response to the crisis so they can quickly adapt and focus on new market opportunities? 

Speakers: Jorge Juan Munoz Fernández, VP, Group Procurement, Telenor

Lunch Break

Panel: How do you harness the true power of your suppliers, and take advantage of their expertise to maintain supply networks during this difficult time?

Partnering to Win - Capitalising on Supplier Enabled Innovation

Perfecting People Strategy

2:15pm-2:45pm 

Speakers: Tracey Yeh, VP of Procurement, Pico Trading

Presentation: Rebound and resilience in time of crisis: How procurement can create value for the business

3:35pm

Fireside Chat: Increasing supplier relationship and transparency – How can you build greater communication between suppliers, buyers and customers to enhance value and promote innovation?

2:50pm-3:35pm 

Speakers: Terence Lee, Chief Procurement Officer, Asia Pacific, GEODIS SCO

                   Keng Ann Low, Head of Procurement, Asia, Sime Darby Industrial

End of ProcureCon Asia Virtual Summit Day 1

Day 2, Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Leading with Agility in Times of Crisis

Sustainability in Times of Disruption

10:00am-10:35am

CPO Opening: Integrating your technology, people and processes – How can you build a strategy that successfully aligns these critical factors within your procurement function to deliver greater value?

Speaker: Donna Trowbridge, CPO, DBS Bank

10:35am-11:05am

Fireside Chat: How can you propel your organisation towards total workforce management to manage your people in a unified way, regardless of whether they are full-time or contingent?

Speakers: Ramesh Krishnamoorthy, Head of Procurement, APAC, India & Japan, Philips

Presentation: Resetting procurement trajectory in the next normal

Speakers: Lalith Nambirajan, Senior Expert, McKinsey & Company 

11:10am-11:40am

Fireside Chat: How do you operate and conduct your business in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner during crisis, ensuring satisfaction of all your stakeholders?

Speakers: Victoria V. Folbigg , Vice President, Procurement, Zuellig Pharma

11:40am-12:20pm

12:20pm-1:20pm

1:20pm-1:45pm

1:45pm-2:30pm

2:30pm

Case Study: What system, process, people changes need to be made to streamline your overseas payment process

Lunch Break

Harnessing the Latest Innovations

Speaker: Onno Cleeren, Strategic Category Leader, SA Power Networks

Fireside Chat: Machine learning mastery – How do you transform your procurement processes with machine learning to reduce costs whilst ensuring compliance?

Speakers: Edgar Apitana, CPO, A. Magsaysay. Inc

End of ProcureCon Asia Virtual Summit 

                  Chae-Ung Um, Global Head of Procurement, LG Electronics

               Clara Ng, Senior Procurement Manager, Airbus

Moderator: Graham Crawshaw, Services Director, CASME

                  Gerard Magadia, Head of Strategic Sourcing & Vendor Management, Meralco

Subha Dutta, Head of Supply Chain Development, APAC & Middle East, Shell Lubricants

Moderator: Graham Crawshaw, Services Director, CASME

Moderator: Rob Halsall, Managing Director, The Executive Athlete

Moderator: Rob Halsall, Managing Director, The Executive Athlete

Moderator: Rob Halsall, Managing Director, The Executive Athlete

                 Penny Chong, APAC Procurement Manager, Swift

Apurva Gupta, Head of Procurement, APAC, Kimberly-Clark

                  Shreesha Vedvyas, Head of Procurement, APAC, McAfee

Haris Komarla, Head of Procurement, APAC, DB Schenker

Kobu Kotaraju, Deputy General Manager, APRO, International Procurement Office, Samsung C&T

               Ajay Budania, Head Procurement, ADVICS (Toyota Group)

                  Kenny Lin, Head of Procurement, China, UCB

Moderator: Tracey Yeh, VP Procurement, Pico Trading

Speakers: Michael Seitz, Vice President, Consulting, GEP

                  Chittaranjan Jha, Vice President, Consulting, GEP

                 Eve Chen, Regional Procurement Leader, Indirect Materials & Services, Greater China, Signify

                 Sukrut Kharia, Expert Associate Partner,McKinsey & Company

WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN IN

No Cost to You

Always Accessible Content

No OOO Necessary

Enjoy all the perks of a live event from the comfort of your own home.

If you can't make all of the sessions, no biggie. Everyone registered gets a copy of the on-demand sessions.

Every single session is totally free, no matter what. This is major value at ZERO cost.

Transforming Procurement. Together.

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Organized by:

10:00 am - 3:00 pm SGT 

Past Attendees Include:

Christina SS Ooi

Group Procurement Officer

FGV Holdings

Arun Kumar

CPO

Perfetti Van Melle

Terence Lee

CPO, APAC

GEODIS SCO

Get Inspired by Our Speakers:

Tracey Yeh

VP of Procurement

Pico Trading

Jorge Juan Munoz Fernandez

VP of Procurement

Telenor

Victoria Folbigg

VP of Procurement

Zuellig Pharma

Gerard Magadia

Head of Strategic Sourcing 

& Vendor Management 

Meralco

Frequently Asked Questions

Donna Trowbridge

CPO

DBS Bank

Edgar Apitana

CPO

A. Magsaysay, Inc.

Chae-Ung Um

Global Head of Procurement

LG Electronics

Keng Ann Low

Head of Procurement Asia

Sime Darby Industrial

Subha Dutta

Head of Supply Chain 

Development, APAC & Middle East

Shell Lubricants

Ramesh Krishnamoorthy

Head of Procurement, 

APAC, India & Japan

Philips

Kenny Lin

Head of Procurement, China

UCB

Rajiv Biswas

Executive Director &

 Chief Economist

IHS Markit

Arindam Sengupta

VP of Procurement, APAC

Dole International

In Partnership With:

Ron Halsall

Managing Director

The Executive Athlete

Penny Chong

APAC Procurement Manager

Swift

Clara Ng

Procurement Manager

Airbus

Onno Cleeren

Strategic Category Leader

SA Power Networks

Shreesha Vedvyas

Head of Procurement, APAC

McAfee

Apurva Gupta

Head of Procurement, APAC

Kimberly-Clark

Co-Host Partners

Graham Crawshaw

Services Director

CASME

Michael Seitz

VP, Consulting

GEP

Chittaranjan Jha

VP, Consulting

GEP

Eve Chen

Regional Procurement Leader

Indirect Materials & Services

Greater China

Signify

Lalith Nambirajan

Senior Expert

McKinsey & Company

Sukrut Kharia

Expert Associate Partner

McKinsey & Company