Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

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Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

May 20–22, 2018 | Lakeway Resort & Spa | Austin, TX

Join like-minded Chief Procurement Officers and other senior procurement and strategic sourcing leaders for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • LUZ ARAGON (Grupo Bimbo), Senior Director of Global Procurement Performance & Sustainability
  • JIM ARNOLD (finHealth), Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • PAM BRYANT (Hanger), Chief Supply Chain Officer
  • RON GREGORSOK (AmerisourceBergen), Vice President, Supply Chain Management
  • VITOLD HORODECKI (Capgemini), Chief Procurement Officer, Americas
  • SCOTT LANE (The Red Flag Group), Executive Chairman
  • VERA LANNEK (Boston Scientific), Head of Global Sourcing, Capital Equipment
  • RENEE LEONG (Hess Corporation), Head of Indirect Strategic Sourcing
  • ATL MARTINEZ (LafargeHolcim), Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, U.S.
  • MARK OPPENHEIM (Filtration Group Corporation), Chief Procurement Officer
  • JENNY REINTS (Chamberlain Group), Director, Global Sourcing–Indirect
  • SHONE RICHARDSON (NCAA), Head, Purchasing & Procurement
  • SEVERINE THERY-CAVE (L’Oreal USA), Vice President, Direct Sourcing
  • PETER UCOVICH (WeWork), Vice President, Head of Supply Chain & Sourcing
  • KEITH WOODY (Technicolor), Vice President, Global Indirect Sourcing & Logistics
  • WENYE ZHANG (GameStop Inc), Senior Director, Procurement & Compliance

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Topics For Discussion

  • The Modern Procurement Leader: New Challenges And Skillsets
  • Global Procurement: Emerging Trends, Perspectives, And Opportunities
  • From Strategic To Tactical: Procurement Departments That Add Value
  • Compliance, Ethics, and Sustainability: Doing Good While Doing Well
  • Aligning Your Strategic Vision With Business Goals and Key Stakeholders

Venue: Lakeway Resort & Spa

101 Lakeway Drive, Austin, TX 78734

This lakeside Texas Hill Country resort is a short drive from downtown Austin.

General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • “Building the bridge between procurement and the businesses.”
    Keith Koo | MUFG – Union Bank
  • “It was highly interactive, and I truly enjoyed the direct dialogue and opportunities to learn.”
    Melani Wilson Smith | Mondelez International
  • “Great networking, great content, and a fun and enjoyable event.”
    Greg hamilton | Santander
  • “A great gathering of professionals with pertinent background and exciting ideas.”
    Wigberto Narvaez | Hospira
  • “The forum was informative, an eye-opener to the needs I have, and a mechanism to connect with vendors outside of my reach.”
    Marcia Jones | Clayton State University
  • “The Consero event was a huge networking opportunity with peers in the function to discuss similar issues and challenges. It gave capability to have discussions about solutions, without a hard sell. The solution providers linked with my needs – so the concept sold itself.”
    William Bagley | UNUM
  • “The opportunity I was looking for – to have a deep, direct, and actionable conversation with true subject-matter experts.”
    Matthew Markel | Rocktenn
  • “Excellent format for learning, idea sharing, and networking.”
    Livia N. McCleary | ARRIS
  • "Well run, well planned, and beneficial to the participants."
    Greg Brinkman | Badcock Corp.

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