PLENARY: CONFERENCE DAY ONE - 7 MARCH 2017

SPW

07:00 Morning registration
07:30 OPENING REMARKS FROM MC: Regardt Laubscher - International Artist/ illusionist and Comedian
07:35 MAYORAL WELCOME ADDRESS: Alderman Ian Neilson, Executive Deputy Mayor, City of Cape Town

GROWING SMALL BUSINESS THROUGH PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN

 

07:45 CAPE TOWN PROVINCIAL TREASURY KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Measuring the impact of procurement projects on social progress

 

What has METACOG achieved in managing civic engagement and social accountability in the context of procurement and supply chain management?

 

Nadia Ebrahim, Senior Manager: Provincial Government Supply Chain Management, Western Cape Provincial Government

 

08:05 COLLATERAL VISION: CITY OF CAPE TOWN/PROVINCIAL TREASURY DISCUSSION: Increasing economic empowerment and reducing poverty by creating opportunities for all through procurement and supply chain initiatives.

 

Moderator: Nadia Ebrahim, Senior Manager: Provincial Government Supply Chain Management, Western Cape Provincial Government

 

Panelists:

  • Isac Smith, Chief Director Asset Management, Provincial Treasury, Western Cape Provincial Government
  • Gwynne Borcherds, Deputy Director:Empowerment, Western Cape Provincial Government
  • Joshua Wolmerans, Director:Enterprise Development, Western Cape Provincial Government
  • Mark Giger, Manager: Procurement, City of Cape Town

 

08:25 MINISTERIAL WELCOME ADDRESS: David T Mparutsa, Principal: Head: Enterprise & Supply Chain Development (Africa exc. SA), Barclays Africa


08:25 MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The the dti’s approach to Enterprise and Supplier Development - Formal Launch of the Strategic Partnership Programme - a key instrument in building capability and capacity of suppliers in the supply chain

Dr Rob Davies, Minister, Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

08:45 MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Understanding procurement and supply chain imperatives to grow small businesses in Africa
Growing trade and partnership via procurement and supply chain
Can Africa trade with Africa?
Hon. Lindiwe Zulu, Minister, Department of Small Business Development

09:15 MINISTERIAL FAREWELL AND SPECIAL THANKS: David T Mparutsa, Principal: Head: Enterprise & Supply Chain Development (Africa exc. SA), Barclays Africa

 

ECONOMIC TRAJECTORY vs COST CONTAINMENT & VALUE CREATION


09:20 ECONOMIST’S TOUGH TALK: The impact of Brexit and the US Election results on SA economy

Chris Hart, Global Economist and Financial Market Strategist, South Africa

 

09:55 PRESENTATION: Procurement as a dialogue link - how can procurement facilitate and drive an improved and aligned dialogue between internal and external stakeholders?
Deon Basson, Your Communication Go-to Guy, The Psychology of Communication, South Africa

 

10:15 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Revenue generator vs cost saving - conflicting or complementary?

  • How can procurement and SCM become both?

Sydney Tshibubudze, Country Head of Procurement, Lafarge Holcim South Africa

 

10:45 OUTSOURCING MUST RISE SPECIAL INSIGHT: The Truth About ‘Outsourcing’ and the real fix for our economy

 

 Lerato Sithole, Director: Integrated Operations Delivery (IOD), Deloitte, Business-Process-as-a-Service

 

11:00 MID-MORNING REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING


Public Sector Supply Chain Summit

Stream 1: Controversy

 

Smart Sourcing & Supply Management Conference

Stream 2: Procurement Perspectives

 
Chairman: Kamogelo Mampane, Advisory Board Chairman, State Owned Enterprises Procurement Forum, CEO, TK Global Experts Chairman: Xavier Greyling, Former Commodity Manager, AVENG
COST CONTAINMENT THE UPSIDE OF RISK
11:30 PANEL DISCUSSION 1: PRICE REGULATION OR PRICE INFLATION: In 2016, cost containment measures were re emphasised among public sector organs and private sector organisations. These included but not limited to price regulation on various commodities in efforts to eliminate fruitless expenditure
  • Is price regulation an effective strategy for cost containment? 
Moderator

 

Manenzhe Manenzhe, Chief Financial Officer, Parliament

 

Panelists:

  • Henri Du Toit, Deputy director: Accounting and compliance, Provincial Treasury Western Cape 
  • Anwar Adonis, SCM Head at Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Western Cape Provincial Treasury
  • Sakhumzi Mayekiso, Deputy Director, Provincial Treasury Western Cape
  • Sihaam Nieftagodien, Economist, Provincial Treasury Western Cape

11:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Rising to the challenge and driving procurement success by leveraging the economic downturn

 

Nico Snyman, SA’s RISK GURU and Chief Executive Officer, Crest Advisory

LEGISLATIVE WATCH VALUE CREATION
12:15 PANEL DISCUSSION 2: PUBLIC SECTOR PROCUREMENT LEGISLATION: A friend or an enemy?
  • How do we move from a compliance mode to a delivery mode?

Moderator: Kamogelo Mampane, Advisory Board Chairman, State Owned Enterprises Procurement Forum, CEO, TK Global Experts 

 

Panelists:

  • Nadia Ebrahim, Senior Manager: Provincial Government Supply Chain Management, Western Cape Provincial Government
  • Adv Thulani Mtshweni, Acting Executive Manager: Governance, Transnet SOC
  • Rodney Moolman, Director: Local Government: SCM, Western Cape Provincial Government
12:15 PANEL DISCUSSION: Practical ways that you can show tangible value to the business from a procurement perspective
  • How do you justify spend when the pressure is on to cut costs and save?

Moderator 

 

Xavier Greyling, Former Commodity Manager, AVENG

 

Panelist:

  • Shiraz Sarang, Chief Procurement Officer, Nedbank
  • Tumelo Baloyi (MCIPS), Head : IT Strategic Sourcing, Contract & Assets Management, Sanlam
  • Hugo du Rand, Head of Group Supply Chain, Scaw Metals Group
  PROCUREMENT MATURITY
 

13:00 PRESENTATION: 5 Signs of a Great Procurement Department

 

Ndabeni Bagosi, Former CPO, Head of Agility and Cost Management, TOTAL

13:30 LUNCH AND NETWORKING

14:30 CONTRACTING ESSENTIALS: The application of open contracting in South African Public Sector Procurement

 

Lawson Naidoo, Senior SCM Advisor, Gauteng Provincial Treasury
 

14:30 OUT OF INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: First 90 Days in your dream procurement position Waves of change, oceans of opportunity - waves of opportunity, oceans of success

 

Sanet Shepperson, Executive: Procurement, CELL C
 

15:30 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Achieving a competitive advantage through provincial collaborative learning
  • What can we learn from each other?
  • What has worked, what didn’t work?

Fani-Isaac Molefe, Advisor to Premier, Gauteng Provincial Treasury
 

15:00 PRESENTATION: Who moved my cheese? The value of SRM

 

Kamogelo Mampane, Advisory Board Chairman, State Owned Enterprises Procurement Forum, CEO, TK Global Experts

16:00 SESSIONS ENDS
16:15 ESD Official Exhibition Opening
16:30 END OF DAY / Official networking cocktail

 

CONFERENCE DAY TWO: 8 MARCH  2017

SPW


SPW PLENARY
 

07:00 Morning registration


07:30 OPENING REMARKS FROM MC: Regardt Laubscher- International Artist/ illusionist and Comedian

 

FOSTERING ACCOUNTABILITY

 

07:40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: BLACK INDUSTRIALIST - South Africa’s life jacket

 

Takalani Tambani, Chief Director: Chief Director: Black Industrialist Program, Department of Trade and Industry


CPO INSIGHTS


08:10 KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: COST CONTAINMENT: A new survey has revealed that a majority of Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) said short-term cost reduction and cost containment is a higher priority than long-term growth.

  • How can a CPO demonstrate competency whilst increasing expenditure?
  • How can CPOs turn external financial crises into internal opportunities?

Moderator:

  • Ian George, International Procurement Transformation Lead, United Kingdom

Panelists:

  • Jonathan Hughes, Harvard Graduate, Partner, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Practice Leader, Vantage Partners, USA 
  • Tracy Allen, Former Global Sourcing - Director, China, Walmart
  • Ndabeni Bagosi, Former CPO, Head of Agility and Cost Management, TOTAL


08:50 INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATION REBEL AGAINST THE NORM: From Price Savings to Strategic Value: Creating a Revolution without a Civil War (bad reaction)

Ian George, International Procurement Transformation Lead, United Kingdom


PROVEN PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS UNDER CRISIS

 

09:30 INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The reinvention of procurement: 5 ways to turn crisis into opportunityusing supply chain levers

Jonathan Hughes, Harvard Graduate, Partner, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Practice Leader, Vantage Partners, USA

 

TRANSFORMATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


10:00 ESD BIG FIVE QUESTIONS PANEL DISCUSSION: Discussing the ESD top five dilemmas: approach, challenges and opportunities

  • An executive-level deliberation by industry thought-leaders on the current state of play and major issues affecting ED practitioners. The session ends with the prescription of a way forward.

Moderator: Malcolm Farrell, Director, Supply Chain Network

 

Panelists:

  • Khanya Okumu CA(SA), Enterprise and Supplier Development Specialist, Old Mutual
  • Amina Patterson, Head: Business Development, Edge Growth
  • Cynthia Funde, Responsible sourcing Manager- ABInBev Africa
  • Lia Vangelatos, Strategy And Business Development Manager, Anglo American

10:30 PRESENTATION: Growing the economy and creating jobs through Buy Local (local procurement)

 

Eustace Mashimbye, Chief Executive Officer, Proudly SA

11:00 MID-MORNING REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING
MUNICIPAL LED APPLICATION
11:45 PROVINCIAL TREASURY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Municipal level economic empowerment Rodney Moolman, Director: SCM Education Training and Development, Western Cape Provincial Government

APTITUDE FOR TECHNOLOGY

12:15 TECHNOLOGY ALIGNMENT KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: What is the strategic value of technology?

 

Moderator: Ian Hendry, Corporate Card Business Development, Nedbank

 

Panelists:

  • Marco Rossi, Cloud Supply Chain Director: Product Development, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Oracle
  • IBM representative
  • Schalk Burger, Director: Technology, Supply Chain Partner

THE STRATEGIC NEGOTIATOR

12:45 TOP INDABA SESSION: COMMERCIAL NEGOTIATION: Focus on where the value lies

Miles Hodge, Expert Commercial Negotiator, The Gap Partnership

13:15 LUNCH AND NETWORKING

TEAM ORIENTATION

14:30 PRESENTATION: Developing a high performance SCM team

 

Mark Kuipers, Chief Director: Capacity Building, Office of the Accountant-General, National Treasury

 

15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION: THE OTHER SIDE OF CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT: Various studies have now concluded that incompetent people probably have no clue that they’re incompetent

  • How then do incompetent people get hired (and promoted)
  • How to Identify Incompetent People
  • What are the dangers of attracting and retaining the WRONG talent to lead your strategic procurement and supply chain initiatives

Moderator:

  • Sanet Shepperson, Executive: Procurement, CELL C

Panelists: 

  • Andre Coetzee, Managing Director, CIPS Africa
  • Vaughan Zoutendyk, National Head: Training & Education Division, Commerce Edge
  • Mark Kuipers, Chief Director: Capacity Building, Office of the Accountant-General, National Treasury
  • Nobuhle (Sibiya) Zulu, Group Procurement Category Manager, Oceana Group Limited

15:30 TECHNICAL STREAMS EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES: Chairperson from private and public sector streams will provide summarised feedback of key learnings.

15:45 THE FUN HUB AND AN ILLUSION – CLOSING SHOW BY MC: Regardt Laubscher - International Artist/ illusionist and Comedian

16:00 END OF CONFERENCE AND PRIZE GIVING

 

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