8:00 - Delegate Breakfast
8:15 - CPO Keynote Presentation on The Use of Modular Procurement Elements and a Highly Structured Methodology to Increase the Agility of the Procurement Process While Ensuring Fairness by Richard Corley, Partner, Goodmans LLP.
9:00 - A Day in the Life Discussion on Third Party Risk Management - The Journey to Strong by Pamela Schott, VP, Sourcing & Productivity, BMO Financial Group
9:15 - A Day in the Life Discussion by Lorri Rowlandson, Senior Vice President, BGIS
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 organizations facing today?
- What best practices and key changes in the industry will be useful moving forward?
10:45 - Closing Comments
11:00 - Adjourn
Richard Corley is a partner at Goodmans and leads the firm’s Outsourcing practice group. Combining his legal expertise with a unique background in engineering, mathematics, computer science and business, Richard's practice focuses on the intersection of law and technology.
Richard has over 25 years of experience advising clients on complex outsourcing transactions, technology M&A, joint ventures, cleantech and technology-related competition law matters. With technology at its core, Richard's practice is focused on the growing information technology and cleantech sectors. Richard's practice complements his personal interest and involvement in energy conservation and energy alternatives. He is currently involved with the Canadian implementation of the Third Industrial Revolution initiative, which integrates distributed renewable energy, low-energy buildings, intelligent power distribution and management, and energy storage systems.
Pam is currently Vice President of BMO’s Global Third Party Risk Management & Supplier Performance Programs. She has over 20 years’ experience in the Procurement space – having lead Sourcing teams, M&A activity and Strategy. Pam is passionate about flawless execution, building great teams and mixing fun in with hard work.