New York SIGnature Event

November 12, 2018

55 Water Street
New York, NY 10041

Sponsored By:

Morning Agenda

9:00 - Welcome and Delegate Breakfast

9:30 - Live Peer2Peer Discussion

10:45 - Break

11:00 - A Glimpse into the Procurement Processes at EmblemHealth, by Edmond Cunningham, Vice President of Procurement and Supply Chain and Chandrika Karavadra, Assistant Vice President of Procurement and Supply Chain

11:45 - Driving Increased Value from Your Services Spend Categories, by Bruce Morton, Global Head of Strategy, Allegis Global Solutions

Afternoon Agenda


1:30 - Roundtable Breakout Sessions (Each Delegate will attend 2-3 roundtable discussions) 

3:00 - Break

3:15 - Unlock Success: How to Bring Next Level Processes to Stakeholder and Supplier Relationship Management, presented by Dawn Tiura, CEO and President, SIG

4:00 - Closing Discussion

4:30- Adjourn

Driving Increased Value from Your Services Spend Categories

In this session, the presenter will cover the benefits of professional services spend management with an emphasis on supplier visibility, SOW analysis and management. Delegates will learn how AI and Machine Learning are game changers in this crucial aspect of indirect spend management. Those responsible for sourcing and category management of indirect services spend would benefit greatly from this session.

You will learn:

  • How to uncover the power of data       
  • How to enable better buying decisions             
  • How to turn insight into action

Bruce Morton

Global Head of Strategy
Allegis Global Solutions

As a distinguished thought leader and global innovator, Bruce Morton has over three decades of experience within the human capital and workforce management industry. In his current role, Bruce serves as Global Head of Strategy for Allegis Global Solutions (AGS), where he is involved in new services and product idea generation, sales presentations, internal and external evangelism, digital and social media strategies and lead generation. Prior to his role at AGS, Bruce owned e3 Unlimited, a talent acquisition and development organization managing a breadth of staffing-related needs for global companies. 

Bruce is a sought after and renowned international speaker who has stimulated audiences across Europe, US and Asia with his fresh and innovative approach to acquiring top talent. He was recognized as Thought Leader of the Year at the 2013 European HRO 'Be Transformed' Awards, and again as Thought Leader of the Year at the 2014 North American HRO Today Forum.

Unlock Success: How to Bring Next Level Processes to Stakeholder and Supplier Relationship Management

Stakeholder and Supplier Relationship Management is critical to achieving overall procurement performance results; and supplier relationships are only as strong as stakeholder relationships. For procurement to achieve next level stakeholder management success, procurement will need to level up the game.  

Dawn Tiura

CEO and President

Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing Digital Publication, has over 26 years leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.

Event Sponsor: 
Allegis Global Solutions