Canada’s Only Peer-Led Sourcing Event
ProcureCon is the only interactive, peer-led conference for senior procurement practitioners. For over 15 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops and intimate networking – designed to take you beyond cost savings.
2019 Featured Speakers Include:
Head of Procurement - North America, Chairman of CIPS Canada
Black & McDonald
Head of Global Procurement
Global Head of Structured Trade Solutions
HSBC Bank Canada
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Profit Improvement
Indigo Books & Music Inc.
The Only Procurement Event You Need
Interactive Workshops on Improving Relationships with Internal Stakeholders, Suppliers, and Cross-Industry Peers
Peer-Led Talks to Help You Get Skills to Better Align Procurement’s Goals with Larger Business Priorities
Understand the Global Impact of Policy, Economic & Regulatory Compliance Changes on Procurement with Timely Sessions
Your Agenda At A Glance
Day 1 Tuesday, April 9th
8:40-9:20 - Panel: The No-Touch Buy: Automation To Get Procurement Out Of The Way
9:20-9:40 Keynote Case Study: Making the Culture Shift – One Year Later: An Update on Selling your Organization on Sustainable Cost Transformation
11:40 - 12:20 Interactive Presentation: Partner Up: Creating Meaningful And Effective Stakeholder Relationship
3:50-4:30 Panel: Trade Agreements In Confusing Times: Risk & Opportunities
4:30-4:50 Presentation: To Outsource Or Not To Outsource? When Outsourcing Makes Sense
Day 2 Wednesday, April 10th
8:35-9:15 Keynote Interactive Panel: The Road To Success: Change Management In Procurement
9:45-10:25 Panel: Supplier Diversity: Innovation and the Development of a Supplier Diversity Program
11:45-12:25 Panel: The Ultimate Balancing Act: Supplier Rationalization And Optimization
2:45 - 3:05 Case Study: Becoming The Master Of Your Data: Converting Data Into Actionable Intelligence
3:25-4:05 Panel: Developing the “Soft Skills” all Practitioners need to Thrive
4:45-5:05 Presentation: How to Survive And Thrive During The M&A Wave
The ProcureCon Difference
"Ever since a colleague of mine encouraged me to speak at a ProcureCon in 2013, I have been inspired to be a part of the ProcureCon community. For me, ProcureCon has always been about the connections."
- Mel Ohl, Procurement Leader
I LOVE ProcureCon!
Procurement leaders here have hands on experience leading world-class procurement organizations and transformation. I Love ProcureCon Canada and you will too!
- Sachin Noronha, Purchasing Lead, Innovative Civil Constructors
The ProcureCon Community
We’re the conference destination for senior procurement practitioners from some of the most exciting companies doing great work in Canada.
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ProcureCon is not content only or “death by powerpoint“, without room for personalization.
Peer-Led & Unbiased
ProcureCon is not beholden to corporate, journalistic, or sponsored viewpoints.
ProcureCon is not an old boy’s club or an obligation to attend.
Built For Interaction
ProcureCon is not a sea of nametags or a stale open bar tacked on to the end of a day of presentations.
ProcureCon is not just solving today’s tactical problems or latest hot topic.
ProcureCon is not a job fair; but surrounding yourself with fellow motivated practitioners is a good way to grow.