18th Annual Chemical and Pharma Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Summit

22 – 23 March 2023 | Amsterdam



Summit will host speakers from the world’s leading companies

Maarten Van Helvoort

Procurement Director Europe & Africa Middle East

Victor Scarante

Head Corporate
Services Procurement

Laia Cuadrado

Head of Purchasing

John Wenz

Vice President Operational Excellence, EMEA

Jeremy Fry

Project Leader –
Excellence Center

Hottest topics that will be discussed this annual

Sourcing & Procurement fields will face numerous changes due to the impact of inflation, war, global instability and climate changes. Chemical and pharma companies have to prepare themselves for the metamorphoses in order to keep up with the ever-changing world. Is sustainability going to be a keyword in the chemical and pharma sourcing & procurement area for the next years? Will it be possible to stay out of the digital world to remain on top?
The 18th Annual Chemical and Pharma Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Summit has been designed to cover the current and future trends, objectives, and issues regarding the procurement transformation, digitalisation of sourcing and procurement processes, generating the right talents models, implementing sustainability initiatives alongside supplier diversity programmes and many others.This interactive business conference will provide you with valuable insights and key strategies from top players within the chemical/petrochemical and pharma industries.
You will also benefit from remarkable networking opportunities as the number of seats is limited. It will be the right place for sharing ideas, getting insights and inspiration, learning from experienced leaders and establishing important business contacts!

Cover Over 7 Topics

  • Sustainability as a new currency in sourcing and procurement
  • Differentiate to innovate: Innovation through supplier diversity
  • Collaboration, Transparency, Standardisation: What are the benefits of eSourcing
  • Agile transformation as the main focus: How to move away from traditional data aggregation?
  • New boost for ESG: How to achieve competitive advantage implementing Big Data and AI?
  • Robotic process automation (RPA), advanced analytics, advanced sourcing optimisation, artificial intelligence (AI): Where to invest in 2023 to streamline business processes?
  • Outsourcing and hybrid work models: Determining the technologies and resources needed to support these new modes of work

Great event with lots to learn. I liked the quality of presentations.

Air Products– Procurement Director EMEA

I found this event very insightful. I appreciated very much the open discussions and knowledge sharing

ICL Europe– VP Global Raw Materials Procurement and Global Procurement

I found it very interesting in terms of experience exchange. Very interactive group which always enriches this kind of workshops

Boehringer Ingelheim– Head of Purchasing

Always a great opportunity to meet other pharma procurement professionals and to learn some new ideas and approaches

Teva– Senior Director of Logistics

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