Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

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Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

December 2–4, 2018 | The Biltmore Hotel | Coral Gables, FL

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

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  • GREG ANDERSON (Ivalua), Vice President
  • JIM ARNOLD (finHealth), Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • NEIL ARONSON (Uber Technologies, Inc.), Head of Global Strategic Sourcing
  • HELEN ARTIME (Fanatics Inc.), Vice President, Global Sourcing
  • JEFF BALL (Digital First Media), Corporate Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
  • DERON BANKE (CRH Americas Materials, Inc.), Vice President, Procurement
  • CARLOS BARAJAS (Venanpri Tools Group), Vice President, Global Operations & Supply Chain
  • BARRY BARNETT (Inspire Brands (Buffalo Wild Wings, Arby’s, and R Taco)), Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain
  • CAMILLE BATISTE (Archer Daniels Midland), Vice President, Global Procurement
  • PAUL BLACKLEY (Sargento Foods Inc.), Vice President, Procurement
  • ADAM BOAL (AstraZeneca), Head Of Procurement, North America
  • KURT BRASCH (Uber), Head of Patent Transactions
  • DIANE CAVUOTO (CTS Engines), Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
  • CHRIS CHANDLER (MoneyGram International), Vice President, Head of Global Strategic Sourcing
  • DINO CHRONOPOULOS (Liberty Latin America), Vice President, Procurement
  • VANISH DABRA (Philips), Head of Procurement & Strategic Sourcing, Philips Ultrasound
  • ROB DUGAS (Chick-fil-A), Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President, Supply Chain
  • CLARA EDWARDS (Bank of America), Senior Vice President, Global Procurement Operations and Platform Execution
  • JERRY ELLIS (Basware), Vice President of Sales
  • JOHN EUSTIS (Toray Plastics (America), Inc.), Vice President, Engineering & Procurement
  • FRANKLIN FISHER (Milliken & Company), Vice President, Global Sourcing, Chemical Division
  • TONY FLEMMICH (Bristol-Myers Squibb), Vice President, Head of Indirect Sourcing
  • LEV GELFAND (Marchon Eyewear Inc.), Vice President, Global Sourcing
  • SHAHIN GUITY (Prestige Brands, Inc.), Head of Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Technical Services
  • WILLIAM HATZICHRISTOS (York Risk Services Group, Inc.), Head of Procurement
  • LYNN INESON (Clif Bar & Company), Vice President of Procurement & Sustainable Sourcing
  • DANIEL LAMB (KeyBank National Association), Senior Vice President, Corporate Bank & Lending Category Manager
  • SCOTT LANE (The Red Flag Group), Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
  • VERA LANNEK (Carnival), Director, Strategic Sourcing
  • MICHAEL LEIKEN (LendingTree, LLC), Senior Director, Head of Spend Management
  • LARRY MARTINY (Raymond James), Vice President, Head of Procurement
  • ERIC MATTHEWS (Acuity Brands), Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
  • ATIF MERAJ (Delta), Global Head Supply Chain Operations IFS and ACS
  • MIKE MCCAIG (ATI (Allegheny Technologies)), Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
  • ED MILLS (Sierra Nevada Corporation), Vice President, Procurement
  • JENNIFER NOLAN (Brookdale Senior Living), Vice President Procurement Strategy
  • ASHFAQ PATANKAR (Avis Budget Group), Vice President, Global Procurement
  • BART REEKMANS (SUEZ North America), Chief Procurement Officer
  • ADNAN RIZVI (realtor.com), Vice President, Head of Procurement
  • BRIAN ROCHE (Westfield Insurance Group), Chief Procurement Officer
  • CLAUDIA RODRIGUEZ (Motorola Solutions), Corporate Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer and Business Operations
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Offer
  • SANJAY SETTY (KIND Healthy Snacks), Vice President, Procurement
  • MICHAEL SHIN (FLIR Systems), Global Vice President, Procurement
  • JASON SHUMRAK (Kaplan Inc.), Executive Director, Procurement
  • BEATRICE WALKER (AGCO Corporation), Director, Indirect Purchasing
  • PETER WEISBERG (Keller Foundations), Vice President, Procurement
  • MARK ZAFRA (Twitter), Head of Global Strategic Sourcing

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Topics For Discussion

  • A Seat At The Table: Strengthening The Voice Of Procurement Among Key Stakeholders
  • A Deep Bench: Attracting And Retaining Top Talent
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM): Unlocking The Potential Of Your Suppliers
  • Leveraging Analytics For Supply Chain Efficiency
  • Game-Changing Procurement Advances: Leveraging AI For Sourcing Success

Venue: The Biltmore Hotel

1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134

A 15-minute drive from Miami International Airport, the Biltmore Hotel is a National Historic Landmark.

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.

KnowledgeBridges™

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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  • “Building the bridge between procurement and the businesses.”
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  • “It was highly interactive, and I truly enjoyed the direct dialogue and opportunities to learn.”
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  • “Great networking, great content, and a fun and enjoyable event.”
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  • “A great gathering of professionals with pertinent background and exciting ideas.”
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  • “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.”
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  • “The opportunity I was looking for – to have a deep, direct, and actionable conversation with true subject-matter experts.”
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  • “Excellent format for learning, idea sharing, and networking.”
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  • "Well run, well planned, and beneficial to the participants."
    Greg Brinkman | Badcock Corp.

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