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VIC Event - Reconciliation Week – Lessons Learnt as Indigenous procurement expands

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - MELBOURNE

£4.90

non-member £12.38
VIC Event - Reconciliation Week – Lessons Learnt as Indigenous procurement expands

**EVENT POSTPONED TO 24 JUNE 2021** 

The CIPS VIC Branch would like to welcome CIPS Members and interested procurement and supply professionals to attend our first face to face event to the new date of 24 June 2021, which will draw on Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021, “More than a word. Reconciliation takes action”, which urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action. Join us to hear from Scott Allen, CEO of Nallawilli Group, Karen Milward, Karen Milward Consulting Services, Professor Andrew Gunstone, Professor of Indigenous Studies - Swinburne University and Daniell Wilden, Supply Management Director - Sodexo. This event is kindly sponsored by CIPS & ArcBlue.

    Programme

    COVID-SAFE ENVIRONMENT
    CIPS, ArcBlue and Cliftons (venue) believe in ensuring that our events are hosted in a Covid-Safe environment and cater for the safety and well-being of all our attendees. We have postponed this event to the new date of 24 June 2021 and will continue to monitor the changes in government requirements. 

    ABOUT THE EVENT
    The event will provide practitioners insights into a number Indigenous supply organizations, their stories, challenges and successes, whilst also learning more about the Reconciliation Action Plan journey to gain insights into how Procurement can ‘take action’.2021 marks twenty years of Reconciliation Australia and almost three decades of Australia’s formal reconciliation process, so please come along, ask questions and learn how you can help your organisations to take action.

    DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
    If you have any special dietary requirements please click here to notify us a minimum of 48hrs before the event.

    CIPS will endeavour to do our best to meet your dietary requirements but please be advised that we may not be able to cater for every special requirement. We sincerely appreciate your understanding.

    TimeTitleSpeaker
    17:30CIPS Welcome & IntroductionsVIC Branch Chair - Lexia Laracy
    17:35Welcome to Country Wurundjeri Elder
    17:45Panel Speaker Welcome & Introductions Karina Harris - CIPS VIC Committee
    17:50Panel Discussion - Main Event Chaired by Karina Harris MCIPS
    18:10Audience Q&A
    18:30Sponsor Spotlight Mark Daniels - ArcBlue
    18:35Networking Event Drinks & Canapes served
    19:30Event Concludes

    Audience

    This event is suitable for: 

    • CIPS Members
    • Procurement Professionals, all members and non-members
    • CPO, CFO and Business Managers and 
    • Individuals interested in Procurement and Supply Management

    Speakers

    Scott Allen

    Scott Allen

    Chief Executive OfficerNallawilli Group

    Scott is a proud Awabakal Worimi man committed to advancing Nallawilli as a market leader in its chosen fields and to advance First Nations peoples through its committed to best practice, continuous improvement, sustainable and social growth.
    With 20 years’ experience in large multi-national such as Siemens, Microsoft and Unisys, Scott is a thought leader with high levels of creativity and a collaborative management style. Scott has developed an exceptional combination of technical and management experience and is a proven business leader with a strong drive to succeed and with expertise in leading multi-dimensional teams to deliver excellence in complex business environments.
    Over the past six years, Scott’s primary focus had been delivering business strategies for digital transformation. Managing the different business stakeholders within the enterprise delivering insight and innovative approaches to transformational change that are flexible enough to accommodate the ever-shifting customer and competitive landscape. 

    Scott is a proud Awabakal Worimi man committed to advancing Nallawilli as a market leader in its chosen fields and to advance First Nations peoples through its committed to best practice, continuous improvement, sustainable and social growth.

    With 20 years’ experience in large multi-national such as Siemens, Microsoft and Unisys, Scott is a thought leader with high levels of creativity and a collaborative management style. Scott has developed an exceptional combination of technical and management experience and is a proven business leader with a strong drive to succeed and with expertise in leading multi-dimensional teams to deliver excellence in complex business environments.

    Over the past six years, Scott’s primary focus had been delivering business strategies for digital transformation. Managing the different business stakeholders within the enterprise delivering insight and innovative approaches to transformational change that are flexible enough to accommodate the ever-shifting customer and competitive landscape. 

    Daniell Wilden

    Daniell Wilden

    Supply Management DirectorSodexo

    Daniell Wilden is the Supply Management Director for Sodexo Australia & New Zealand, where he leverages his experience of over 20 years across Australia and Asia. Daniell has held a variety of Supply Chain & Procurement roles within Automotive (Toyota), Infrastructure (Metro Trains - Infrastructure), Manufacturing (Downer – Rail), Trams Supply Chain (Yarra Trams), and Food Services and Facilities Management (Sodexo).

    Daniell leads the Indigenous Procurement Strategy for Sodexo to support the RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan) commitments that Sodexo Australia has and continues to make (reference links listed below). The Sodexo Indigenous Supply Chain consists of 50 suppliers Sodexo engages with, with a spend of $39m in 2020, approximately 7% of Sodexo Australia’s total spend. The Sodexo Ingenious procurement direction is to:

    • Increase the spend with the existing suppliers
    • Diversify into different categories,
    • Expand the number of suppliers Sodexo engages with across a broader geographic footprint

    Daniell is currently undertaking his PhD in Systems Thinking in Supply Chain Management with Swinburne University, where his research focused upon the role that Systems Thinking can play within Supply Chain Management, determining the correlation between Systems Thinking Maturity and Supply Chain Performance, Agility & Resilience.

    Professor Andrew Gunstone

    Professor Andrew Gunstone

    Professor of Indigenous StudiesSwinburne University

    Professor Andrew Gunstone is the Executive Director, Reconciliation Strategy and Leadership, Executive Director, Moondani Toombadool Centre and Professor of Indigenous Studies at Swinburne University. He has a whole-of-institution responsibility for leadership, policy, strategy, and advice in relation to reconciliation, the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and all Indigenous matters. He also leads the Moondani Toombadool Centre. Andrew led the development of Swinburne's 2017-19 Elevate RAP and 2020-23 Elevate RAP. The 2017-19 RAP was the first university RAP to be endorsed by Reconciliation Australia as an Elevate RAP. 

    Andrew has researched and published widely in the disciplines of Indigenous studies, Indigenous history, Indigenous public policy and Indigenous education, particularly in the areas of reconciliation, stolen wages, reparative justice and higher education policies. He has written over 130 publications, including eight books. Andrew has also obtained nine nationally competitive research grants, including ARC, AIATSIS and NCSEHE grants. Andrew is the Foundation Editor of the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues (www.swin.edu.au/jaii), one of leading international journals in Australian Indigenous Studies.

    Karen Milward

    Karen Milward

    ConsultantKaren Milward Consulting

    Karen owns and operates Karen Milward Consultancy Services with extensive consulting experience and networks across Australia. Karen is a Yorta Yorta woman who was born and raised in Melbourne. Karen is a strong advocate for developing culturally appropriate solutions to the issues confronting Indigenous people that empower individuals and communities so they can confidently and effectively move forward.

    Karen’s consultancy work includes evaluation and reviews, stakeholder consultation, survey design, qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, audit tool development and implementation, workshop facilitation, establishing Aboriginal organisations and service models, training development and delivery, employment and career development programs, mentoring, governance training for Aboriginal boards and staff development, strategic, community and business planning, leadership assessment and development, hosting and MC for conferences, and report-writing.
    Karen has developed and delivered over 900 Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Competency Training Programs for all sectors nationally. Karen has worked with 35 Aboriginal communities and their organisations in Victoria and with over 100 Aboriginal communities and their organisations nationally across all issues relevant to Indigenous communities in Australia.
    Karen’s current official positions include:

    • Chairperson - Indigenous Leadership Network Victoria
    • Chairperson - Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering PlaceChairperson – Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service
    • Chairperson – Kinaway – Victorian Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce• Co-Chairperson – Indigenous Community Volunteers (ICV) - National
    • Director – First Nations Foundation• Member – Premier’s Aboriginal Advisory Council
    • Member – Vict. Aboriginal Economic Development WG• Fellow – Leadership Victoria – since 2005
    • Nominee - 2014 Telstra Business AwardsFinalist – 2011 Ethnic Business Awards – Indigenous Business Category

    Venue

    Thursday 24 Jun - MELBOURNE

    Cliftons (Melbourne - Collins St)
    Level 1
    440 Collins Street
    MELBOURNE
    VIC
    3000
    AUSTRALIA


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    As our events are held afterhours in third-party locations, it is essential that you arrive within the allocated arrival time, so the organisers can facilitate you to the event location (especially where lift access is required). Please anticipate delays, if you arrive late outside the specified arrival time.

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