8:00 - Delegate Breakfast
8:15 - CPO Keynote Presentation by Tolga Tomar, Director of Procurement, Thirty-One Gifts
9:00 - "A Day in the Life as a CPO" (Two CPOs tell their stories)
9:30 - Roundtable Discussion
- What discussion items are top of mind?
- What current projects are you working on?
- What local, regional and global issues are your oranizations facing today?
- What best practices and key changes in the industry will be useful moving forward?
10:45 - Closing Comments
11:00 - Adjourn
Tolga Tomar is the Director of Procurement at Thirty One Gifts in Columbus, Ohio. He has previously held several types of sourcing/procurement roles at companies like ITW, Cardinal Health, and State Auto. Tolga is a graduate of Istanbul Technical University with a Mechanical Engineering degree and holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys watching soccer and playing video games.