Conference Day 1
Tuesday, 13 September 2022
Welcome From MC
Welcome from CESA
Bernie van Niekerk, Editor and Chief Executive Officer, Commerce Edge South Africa
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?
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
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?
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.
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
THEME PANEL DISCUSSION – Combining Global and Local Procurement in Public Sector
How should the ideal glocal model work in public sector?
Can glocal be an enabler of local economic development?
PRESENTATION | Ensuring Protection of Whistleblowers
South Africa has various pieces of legislation and regulatory policy documents that cover corruption and encourage whistleblowing. Yet, whistleblowers continue to be victimised.
How can organisation ensure that whistleblowers are protected as intended by legislation?
PROVINCIAL CASE STUDY | Dealing With Political Pressure on SCM Employees
An exploration of threats and challenges experienced by supply chain practitioners in South Africa and how to mitigate the risk of being a victim of political pressure
THE INVESTIGATORS | Let’s Talk About the “”F”” Word
The SIU is investigating PPE fraud to the value of nearly R15 billion. This represents a staggering 11% of the nearly R139 billion that the government has spent on personal protective equipment.
What should be done to stop blatant corruption?
Official expo opening l Networking cocktail function
Conference Day 2
Wednesday, 14 September 2022
Welcome From MC
AFRO-OPTIMISM | The Glocalisation of Africa – Just What Africa Need to Bounce Back!
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION | Procurement’s Big Reset
A B2B marketplace for Africa – how African companies are leading the world in reimagining indirect procurement
GLOCALISED SMMEs | What formula Works for Small Businesses
How should SMMEs be positioned and developed for a glocal economy?
#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
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT | Capacity Building Initiatives
This case study driven panel discussion will showcase real life training and capacity building initiatives across South Africa and shares success stories on how to elaborate a public sector procurement capacity development strategy.
PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LAW | The Administrative Law Love Triangle
Unpacking the complex interplay between the PAJA, the Constitution and the common law and the implications on public procurement
LEGAL UPDATE | PPPFA – Quick Follow Up on ConCourt Judgement 2021
In a judgment delivered by the Supreme Court of Appeal in 2020, the 2017 regulations (“Regulations”) to the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (“PPPFA”), were declared invalid. The Finance Minister has lost the apeal almost a year on.
Are practitioners stuck in limbo?
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?
THE IMPROMPTU | Power To Truth – Where Does South Africa Go From Here?
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