8:00 - Delegate Breakfast
8:15 - CPO Keynote Presentation by Tracie Winbigler, SVP, CFO, REI
9:00 - Deep Dive Benchmarking Group Discussions
- Prices or approaches such as sourcing strategy/demand management strategy
- Which types of categories are more interesting to you: The “typical” categories such as office supplies, copy/print, travel, local hotel, car rental, telecom etc., or more complex categories such as temp rate, IT services rates, MSFT, healthcare, legal rates, etc.
- Future categories to benchmark?
10:00 - Knowledge Transfer and Networking Forum for the Next Level in Your Sourcing Organizations Discussion
10:30 - CPO Thought Leader Rotation Teams
Key Concepts for Exploration:
- Machine Learning and AI in Procurement
- Legal/Contracting Best Practices for Data and IP in a Highly Connected World
- Other Topics?
10:55 - Closing Comments
11:00 - Adjourn