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Mainstage Sessions
10:00 AM EST
Welcome Address & Conference Platform Navigation Brief by the Emcee

Emcee:
- Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development at Zycus

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10:10 AM EST
Key Trends Shaping the Future of Procurement: AI, Analytics, and More

Speaker:
- Kaitlynn Sommers, Research Director at Gartner

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10:30 AM EST
The Cognitive Strategy: Procurement is Meant for More

Speaker:
- Aatish Dedhia, Founder and CEO at Zycus

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11:00 AM EST
The Game Changer Approach: Using Technology as a Catalyst to Unlock Procurement’s Value (A Case Study)

Speaker:
- Ruth Bromley, Director Procurement Enablement at Heineken

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11:20 AM EST
Sailing through tough times: Establishing the New Normal in Procurement through Digital Transformation (A Fireside chat)

Panelists:
- Armijn Verweij, VP Procurement Excellence at Danone
- Dr. Margherita Fontana, Global Procurement Director Strategic Planning & Governance at Dow

Moderator:
- Richard Waugh, VP - Corporate Development at Zycus

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11:40 AM EST
Take a Sneak Peek: Zycus' Source-to-Pay High Points 2021 (A Fireside Chat)

Panelists:
- Bikash Mohanty, AVP Product Management at Zycus
- Kanishka Ghosh, AVP Product Management at Zycus

Moderator:
- Richard Waugh, VP - Corporate Development at Zycus

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Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM EST
Track I
Strategic Outlook

World-Class Procurement: Implementing Right, Managing Change, Ensuring Success (A Panel Discussion)

Panelists:
- Jonathan Tungu, Head of Strategic Sourcing at TECOM Group
- Corinne Cabellec, Head of Procurement Digitization at SPIE
- Jaswinder Saini, Head Procurement at Tata Sky Ltd

Moderator:
- Olivier Coeur, S&P Consulting Lead Accenture France at Accenture

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Track II
Digital Transformation

Procurement's Secret Sauce: Digital Transformation through Right Technology Paves the Way to Excellence (A Case Study)

Speaker:
- Morgan Gandee, Vice President – Global Indirect Procurement at Belden

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12:20 PM EST
Procurement’s Key Priorities for 2021

Speaker:
- Christopher Sawchuk, Principal and Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader at The Hackett Group

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AI is transforming supplier value management: A Pragmatic Advice

Speaker:
- Duncan Jones, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester

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12:40 PM – 01:30 PM EST
Focused Networking
Mainstage Sessions
10:00 AM EST
Welcome Note & Agenda at a Glance

Speaker:
- Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development at Zycus

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10:10 AM EST
Secret Diary of a CPO: Risk Management during the Pandemic (Leadership Panel Discussion)

Panelists:
- Sophie Macquet, CPO at SPIE
- John O'Connell, SVP Global Supply Chain at SIRVA
- Brian Roche, CPO at Westfield Insurance

Moderator:
- Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development at Zycus

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10:30 AM EST
Elevating Procurement's Performance: The Transformational Journey to Achieve Optimal Business Outcomes (A Case Study)

Speaker:
- Jacob de Bruyn, Business Process Leader, Dow

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10:50 AM EST
Moving the Dial: Merlin AI Suite Innovation for Procurement and Accounts Payable (A Product Showcase & Customers' Perspective)

Speakers:
- Bikash Mohanty, AVP Product Management at Zycus
- Kanishka Ghosh, AVP Product Management at Zycus

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11:10 AM EST
Success Essentials: The Right Mix of Robust Technology and Revolutionary Strategy for Procurement (A Fireside Chat)

Panelists:
- Adrian Oyekanmi, SVP Global Strategic Sourcing at Radisson Hotel Group
- Leyla Delic, Group Chief Information and Digital Officer at Coca-Cola İçecek
- Mat Langley, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Operations, Technology and Transformation at CBRE

Moderator:
- Christopher Sawchuk, Principal and Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader at The Hackett Group

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11:30 AM EST
Zycus Awards and Fun-filled Extravaganza

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Breakout Sessions
12:15 PM EST
Track I
Procure-to-Pay Suite

Zycus Procure-to-Pay Suite: Key Highlights and the Road Ahead

Speaker:
- Bikash Mohanty, AVP Product Management at Zycus

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Track II
Source-to-Contract Suite

Supplier Risk Management: Procurement Leader's Viewpoint & Zycus' New Product Launch

Speakers:
- Kanishka Ghosh, AVP Product Management at Zycus
- Daniel Braune, Head of Global Procurement at Hapag-Lloyd

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12:35 PM EST
Zycus Accounts Payable Invoice Automation: Key Highlights and the Road Ahead

Speakers:
- Bikash Mohanty, AVP Product Management at Zycus
- Michael Jasper, Director at Velocity Procurement

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Zycus Source-to-Contract: The Forward-looking Outlook and the Road Ahead

Speaker:
- Kanishka Ghosh, AVP Product Management at Zycus

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12:55 PM – 01:30 PM EST
Focused Networking
* This agenda has been updated on 9th Feb 2021