Conference Day Two – Wednesday 8 October

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08:30       Welcome coffee

09:00       Opening address from the Chair:

Rajiv Aserkar, Professor Logistics and Supply Chain Management, SP Jain School of Management

09:10       KEYNOTE ADDRESS:       
                The importance of risk management in procurement and supply chain management

  • Articulating the risk within the supply chain
  • Identifying and measuring risks to avoid cost increases or project delays
  • Incorporating risk management throughout the contracting lifecycle
  • Acknowledging the critical task of effective supplier qualification

John Lim, Regional Manager, Supply Chain & Procurement, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, ConocoPhillips

Optimising contractor and supplier interactions to increase ROI

09:50       Developing balanced agreements between operators and contractors to maximize project outcomes

  • Identifying the relevant economic and corporate risks
  • Negotiating so that contracts can be written to drive end outcomes
  • Sharing realistic risk factors between both parties

Jeff Sjurseth, Manager Regional Procurement South East Asia and Australia, Murphy Oil

10:30       Morning tea

11:00        Developing a unique procurement strategy for individual projects

  • Identifying the unique goals or timelines of the project
  • Generating different procurement operations to meet your objectives
  • Benchmarking the strategy against other projects
  • Selecting and implementing the appropriate strategy - avoiding common pitfalls

Irawan Lesmana, Head of ProcurementChina National Offshore Oil Corp

Strategies to mitigate risks in global supply chains

11:30       How to secure global sourcing benefits while factoring the growing local procurement specificities

  • Highlighting global sourcing benefits - cost and schedule
  • Balancing cost savings with supplier risk when dealing with emerging markets
  • How you can best manage local procurement specificities and use them to your advantage

Paul Wang, Global Sourcing Director, Hatch

12:00       Networking lunch


13:00       How to enhance supplier diversity to build supply chain value
                PANEL DISCUSSION:

  • How much diversity is optimal?
  • The conditions that change this optimal level
  • Steps towards developing a diverse supplier base
  • Best in show examples of diversified supply bases

Panel moderator:
Rajiv Aserkar
, Professor Logistics and Supply Chain Management, SP Jain School of Management
Jeff Sjurseth
, Manager Regional Procurement South East Asia and Australia, Murphy Oil
Paul Wang, Global Sourcing Director, Hatch

13:45       Building an effective supplier management program

  • The roll of people, processes and technology in creating an effective supplier management program
  • Ensuring transparency when communicating with suppliers
  • How VICO has created a 'best in show' supplier management program

Kenneth Gunawan, Vice President of SCM & ICT, VICO Indonesia

14:15       Closing remarks from the Chair

14:25       Close of conference and refreshments in the exhibition room


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