Conference Day 1

Tuesday,  13 September 2022

08h45

Welcome From MC

08h55

Welcome from CESA

Bernie van Niekerk, Editor and Chief Executive Officer, Commerce Edge South Africa

09h00

OPENING

09h10

OPENING KEYNOTE | Glocalised Procurement – What it Means!

With economic growth and business strategies now influenced by global events, how can procurement (tasked with implementing local content) embrace the new paradigm of implementing successful glocalised business strategies?

09h40

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM | The Equation of Success

  • TALK 1: The formula to get Globalisation and Localisation right
  • TALK 2: The Journey From Global to Glocal – What it Really Takes to Implement a Glocal Strategy
  • TALK 3: Glocal Workforces – The Future of your Sourcing Strategy

10h40

SUCCESS STORY | Procurement Stories From Glocalised Industries

How do you determine the right balance between global and local sourcing?
What are the pros and cons of implementing a glocalised economy for developing countries?
What factors should be used as determinants in allocating global?
What lessons can we learn from glocalised industries about the importance of a glocal economy?

11h10 | MID MORNING-BREAK

12h00

CAMPFIRE SESSION | The “lities” That Will Minimise VUCA

All businesses are operating in a VUCA world – Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. In all this, procurement remains key to ensuring supply and continued business operations. What strategies in the “lity” categories should CPOs prioritise? How can procurement build better lines of defence in anticipation for VUCA? It’s not paranoia if the threat is real.

13h00

INTROSPECTION | Opportunities Procurement Missed During COVID-19 – But, It’s Not Too Late

It is time to build a future-ready sourcing and procurement function – accelerate Value Capture and Spend Analytics

13h30 | LUNCH BREAK

16h30

Official expo opening l Networking cocktail function

Conference Day 2

Wednesday,  14 September 2022

09h00

Welcome From MC

09h10

AFRO-OPTIMISM | The Glocalisation of Africa – Just What Africa Need to Bounce Back!

09h40

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION | Procurement’s Big Reset

A B2B marketplace for Africa – how African companies are leading the world in reimagining indirect procurement

 

10h10

GLOCALISED SMMEs | What formula Works for Small Businesses

How should SMMEs be positioned and developed for a glocal economy?

 

10h40

#StateCaptureReport | Supply Chain Repercussions from the Zondo Commission

Don’t be the next SCM professional on a Commission! Get versed with the report and demonstrate proactiveness in implementing Zondo Recommendations

 

11h10 | COMFORT BREAK
13h30 | LUNCH BREAK

14h20

ACTION PANEL | Glocalised Procurement – The Only Way to Change the World

  • Where are the real procurement opportunities?
  • How do you sell the glocal agenda to your internal stakeholders?
  • How do you balance global and local sourcing and sustainability?
  • What factors determine the sourcing allocation?

15h30

THE IMPROMPTU | Power To Truth – Where Does South Africa Go From Here?

16h00

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