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Canada’s Only Peer-Led Sourcing Conference

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.

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2019 Speakers Included:

Wael Safwat

Head of Procurement - North America, Chairman of CIPS Canada
Black & McDonald

Manny Satija

Head of Global Procurement
CSA Group

Uwe Dienst

Head of Procurement
Siemens Canada Limited

Jonathan Rosemberg

Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Profit Improvement
Indigo Books & Music Inc.


Lori Benson

Global Procurement Operations – Compliance, L&D, Engagement and Knowledge
Ernst & Young


Kiruba Sankar

Director of Corporate Social Responsibility - Global Procurement
Royal Bank of Canada


Adina Man

Sourcing Director, Ingredients and Packaging
Maple Leaf Foods


Jack Bradley

Vice President, Supply Chain

Why ProcureCon?

The Only Procurement Event You Need


Interactive Workshops designed to IMPROVE your relationships with various stakeholders


Get INSPIRED at Peer-Led Interactive Sessions to create organization-wide transformational change


See the GLOBAL IMPACT OF POLICY and how it relates to larger compliance trends

Your Agenda At A Glance

Day 1: Tuesday April 9, 2019

  • 8:40 – 9:10
    Keynote Panel: The Leadership Chronicles: Stories Supporting Successful Sourcing
  • 9:10 – 9:30
    Keynote Case Study: Making The Culture Shift – Updates on Selling Sustainable Cost Transformation
  • 10:40 – 11:20
    Panel: Economic Outlook for Canada: Managing Compliance for Global Procurement
  • 11:40 – 12:20
    Interactive Presentation: Partner Up: Creating Meaningful and Effective Stakeholder Relationships
  • 1:40 – 2:00
    Interactive Presentation: Implementation of a Robust Category Management Strategy
  • 3:50 – 4:30
    Workshop: Surface Transportation Logistics: Exerting Influence
  • 4:30 – 4:50
    Presentation: To Outsource or Not to Outsource? When Outsourcing Makes Sense

Day 2: Wednesday April 10, 2019

  • 8:35 – 9:15
    Keynote Interactive Panel: The Road To Success: Change Management in Procurement
  • 9:15 – 9:45
    Case Study: Advancing Global Supply Chain Sustainability and Digitization
  • 11:05 – 11-25
    Case Study: Being Everywhere, All The Time: Managing A Global Supplier Network
  • 11:45 – 12:25
    Panel: The Ultimate Balancing Act: Supplier Rationalization and Optimization
  • 2:45 – 3:05
    Case Study: Latest and Greatest Procurement Technologies: What’s Out There For You?
  • 4:05 – 4:45
    Workshop: The Future is Near: 5G’s Impact on Procurement
  • 5:05 – 5:40
    Interactive Panel: Peer Pressure: Best-In-Class Procurement Benchmarking

The ProcureCon Difference

Critical Connections

"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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Who Said Conferences Can’t Be Fun?

ProcureCon events are an inclusive experience: You're encouraged to interact and network with everyone and anyone at the conference…so come and join the fun!


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Intercontinental Toronto Centre – Toronto, ON
225 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3, Canada

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