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An exciting and free-to-attend half-day event that is exclusively designed for procurement and technical managers, offering insights into procurement challenges, digitisation, sustainability and the Singapore shipping marketplace.


14:00 Registration

14:15 Setting the Scene
A welcome and introduction to the procurement landscape, the global outlook and the issues we face today
Susan Koefoed, IMPA CEO / Stephen Alexander, IMPA COO

14:35 Sustainability in Shipping - The Singapore Perspective
This keynote speech will look at the agenda of the Singapore government/Port Authority on the issues facing Singapore, including environmental, development and sustainability
Speakers to be confirmed

15:00 The Shipping Company Outlook
A view from senior management on the challenges and the strategy shipping companies face in today’s dynamic environment – what’s next for you?
Speakers to be confirmed

15:25 How to reduce costs
An experienced procurement manager's perspective on how to reduce supplier prices.
Jesper Alex Larsen, Head of Procurement, Anglo Eastern and Managing Director, Ocean Sourcing

15:50 Procurement and Sustainability
The procurement management outlook on a changing world with changing stakeholders and changing demands – this affects you right here, right now
John Beck, Head of Procurement, Wilhelmsen Ship Management

16:15 The Digital Landscape
A look through the procurement lens at the highly topical issue of digitisation, including 3D printing and the management of digitisation in a shipping environment
Vinayakk Sambamurthy, Head of Procurement, Synergy

16:40 Conference Round-up and Debate
A round of the issues raised and an open Q&A session and debate
The afternoon’s speakers, industry experts and guests

17:30 Cocktail Reception
Drinks and nibbles in the exhibition hall

20:00 Close

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