8:00 - Delegate Breakfast
8:15 - CPO Keynote Presentation by Richard Corley, Partner, Goodmans LLP.
9:00 - A Day in the Life discussion, by Sean Brooks, Director of Procurement, Bell Canada
9:15 - A Day in the Life discussion by Pamela Schott, VP, Sourcing & Productivity, BMO Financial Group
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
Sean Brooks is an accomplished Procurement professional. His team works with Bell Canada Procurement Operations, which is responsilbe for overall procurement policy, governance activities, analytical support, systems and contractor management. Cost Transformation and cost savings initiative related to discretionary spending, including travel spend, play a large role in the overall success of the organization. Specialties include policy development and implementation, negotiations with travel suppliers, new travel technology and compliance implementation.