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 Event Sponsor

ProcureCon Indirect Connect is a private, invitation-only virtual event customized for senior procurement and sourcing practitioners.

During crisis comes opportunity. The mission of ProcureCon Indirect Connect is to provide an interactive, high-level platform for the exchange of ideas, best practices and timely perspectives on moving beyond these turbulent times.

See someone on our attendee list you want to meet? Mutually matched and pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with your prospects and peers make it easy to further business. No more fruitless conversation. No more tradeshows.

We provide custom-made, high-level content that fosters a fruitful dialogue among participants. Engage in in-depth discussions on building a best-in-class procurement organization and establishing new supplier partnerships as your business and supply chain begin to move again.

Meet only the most senior-level executives in an intimate and interactive environment.

The Invite-Only Virtual Forum for Senior Procurement and Sourcing Practitioners

June 23-24, 2020

Where Sourcing Innovators Connect And Inspire

Exclusive Content. Zero Cost. Zero Travel.

The ProcureCon Indirect Connect Virtual Event is an online forum mirroring our in-person Connect events. We’re bringing you exclusive knowledge from top-notch industry leaders at the touch of a button.

Here's what you get when you attend:

Pre-Scheduled 1:1 Meetings

Executive-Level Content

Exclusive Networking

Agenda At A Glance

Welcome Remarks

Fireside Chat: Procurement’s Role For Re-entry Back To Work & Defining The “New Normal”

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12:55 - 1:00pm ET

1:00 - 1:30pm ET

1:30 - 2:00pm ET

Keynote Panel: Life After COVID-19; Lessons Learned & The Transformation Of Procurement

2:00 - 2:20pm ET

12:55 - 1:00pm ET

1:00 - 1:30pm ET

Fireside Chat: Tech It Out: A Clear Guideline For The Digital Transformation Process

Panel Discussion: The Architecture Of Organization: Ensuring Optimal Structure To Meet Your Company’s Goals

Welcome Remarks

1:30 - 2:00pm ET

Fireside Chat: Creating & Maintaining A Diverse & Inclusive Supply Chain

Fireside Chat: What You Must Do To Build & Rekindle Relationships With Your Key Suppliers

2:30 - 2:45pm ET

Panel Discussion: Implementing A Comprehensive Supplier Risk Management Program

2:45 - 3:15pm ET

Day One - June 23, 2020
Laying The Groundwork To Create A Stronger Procurement Function After A Major Disruption 

Day Two - June 24, 2020
Optimizing Procurement and Moving Towards The Future

Break

2:20 - 2:35pm ET

2:35 - 3:05pm ET

Panel Discussion: Why Now Is The Time For Procurement To Have A Seat At The Table
Peter Bloom – Indirect Procurement Lead, Sonos

3:25 - 3:55pm ET

3:15 - 3:45pm ET

Break

2:00 - 2:30pm ET

Panel Discussion: Achieving Maximum ROI & Value Creation With Outsourcing

What You'll Learn [Tentative Agenda]

Sponsor Led Roundtable Discussions

1. Work Smarter, Not Harder; Smart Contracts To The Rescue
 
2. Cut It Out: Eliminating Supplier Risk 


3. Leveraging e-Procurement With Data 


4. Investing In Tools/Software For Category Managers

Additional Topics May Include:

5. Searching For The Right New Supplier Or Requalifying?
 
6. What’s On Your Mind? Ask The Consultant!

3:45 - 4:15pm ET

3:55pm ET

End of Day One

Roundtable Discussions

1. Using The Crisis To Jump Start Your Digital Transformation
 
2. Working With Stakeholders To Help Negotiate

Beatrice Walker - Director, Global Indirect Purchasing, Goods and Services, AGCO Corporation
 
3. Remaining Agile To Support Your Business

 
4. The New Landscape Of Corporate Business Travel & What Procurement Can Do 


Additional Topics May Include: 

5. Using Data And Analytics When Reducing Total Cost Of Ownership

6. Ideas To Generate Value Beyond Savings

7. Trends In Outsourcing And How Procurement Can Take Advantage To Add Value 


8. Reducing Real Estate; Increasing Work From Home


9. 5 Years & Under: Stakeholder Interaction, Compliance & Solutions for New Procurement Teams 


10. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Post Contract Management

4:15pm ET

End of Event

3:05 - 3:25pm ET

Fireside Chat: Leadership = Transformation: Navigating Through A Crisis & Resurfacing As A Stronger Business
Natasha Gurevich, VP Global Procurement, Salesforce

Greg Tennyson, Head of Procurement and Travel, VSP Global

Why You Should Listen In

No Cost If You Qualify

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.

All sessions are free of charge for qualifying attendees. This is major value at ZERO cost.

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12:55 - 4:15pm EST

Bringing Together The Best In Procurement

Virtual Event 2020

Greg Tennyson 

Head of Procurement and

Travel

VSP Global

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VIRTUAL EVENT 

Frequently Asked Questions 

The Virtual Gossip

VERY HELPFUL

"ProcureCon has been so helpful for us, especially the networking and learning about new tech!"

AMAZING NETWORKING

"The best part of ProcureCon events is the collaborative sessions that constantly take place. Amazing networking for all levels of professionals that you don’t get at other events. Two thumbs up – count me in for the next one!"

Mithun Sharma
Global Strategic Sourcing VP
VISA

Byron C. Stopfer
Strategic Sourcing Director
CBS CORPORATION

GREAT EVENT

"ProcureCon gives us the ability to think and dream about what we can become! Great event! Also great suppliers; I’m able to bring multiple solutions back to the company."

Geoffrey Tonini
Head of Indirect
HESS

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Nancy Tiran 

Senior Procurement Director

Best Buy

Lawrence Kane

Senior Leader,

Strategic Sourcing 

Functional Excellence

Boeing

Peter Bloom 

Indirect Procurement Lead

Sonos

Beatrice Walker 

Director, Global Indirect

Purchasing, Goods and

Services

AGCO Corporation