Procurement and supply chain professionals from the Middle East & Africa can register for free online access to the world’s fastest-growing industry event – Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE.
Being held on 26 and 27 September 2023 at London’s Business Design Centre, the two-day event features leading executives from some of the world’s most important organisations.
Featuring exclusive keynotes, intimate fireside discussions, and lively roundtable debates virtual attendees can also play an active role and network with like-minded industry leaders via the event app.
Now in its third year, and expected to bring together more than 3,000 procurement and supply chain leaders, the event has nine key pillars:
- Procurement technology
- Supplier diversity
- Strategic sourcing
- Supply chain risk & resilience
- Supply chain sustainability
- Procurement strategy
- Digital supply chain
- Supply chain transformation
- Women in procurement & supply chain
Middle East procurement leaders take stage in London
The Middle East & Africa region is also well represented in London, with one of the highlights being MTN Group’s multi-award-winning Group Executive and CPO of Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Dirk Karl. Based in Dubai, Karl will be taking part in The Digital Procurement Forum and delivering an insightful keynote – with both sessions on 26 September.
Joining Karl on that roundtable session is Waleed AlSaeedi, Director of Procurement at Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority – another procurement and supply chain powerhouse from the MENA region. AlSaeedi was previously featured in Business Chief.
Vidya Malkani is a former Director, Procurement & Supply Chain, at the American University of Sharjah, and has more than 15 years of experience in the oil and gas, media broadcasting, and higher education industries. She is a CIPS Fellow and has a proven track record of turning low-performing procurement functions into value drivers through transformational change.
Natasha Schulz is Head of Procurement at Evercare Group. Another award-winning procurement leader with 18 years of international experience, her current role sees Schulz driving the impact investing fund in emerging markets by implementing data-driven strategies.
Sponsors for the event include Enable, Suppeco, Kodiak Hub, InterSystems, Avetta, and BinarApps. The event is organised by BizClik, publishers of Procurement magazine, Supply Chain magazine, Sustainability magazine, and Business Chief.
A limited number of tickets for the hybrid event are still available. Register now.