Aimed at procurement professionals and studying members at all levels, this event will provide an update on what is happening in the world of procurement and how CIPS as a leading authority is helping to shape the profession and work with governments and world leaders on the current hot topics of cyber crime and modern day slavery.
The keynote speaker for the event will be CIPS President - Richard Masser FCIPS who will be presenting on his presidential theme ‘Procurement at the Heart of Business’ and giving us an insight into how working alongside and together with other departments procurement is integral to a company’s success.
Other presentations will cover three of the hot topics continually researched on the CIPS website; Successful Change Management, Commodity Intelligence and Category Management. Speakers on these topics are all extremely experienced in their field and include Tony Payne, MD of Mintec, Fabienne Lesbros FCIPS CPO at the Coop and 2014 P&S Professional of the Year, and a speaker from GEP.
This is an ideal networking opportunity for CIPS members to meet with peers and to share knowledge. Places are limited so please book now
Please note this event will be followed by a Regional Branch Meeting which sees three senior procurement professionals being interviewed on their career successes and failures and lessons learnt. If you wish to attend this branch event, please book your place here.