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Overview

Procurement managers from right across Australia’s public sector are continually striving to ensure they deliver the best value for money for tax payers and contribute to the strategic goals of their organisations. The government expectations for expenditure and management of public funds and achieving value for money outcomes lends to public sector procurement being open to public scrutiny and accountability in ways that may be experienced in the private sector. Procurement activities of the public sector are governed by a set of general principles and legislative requirements that create situations which are increasingly difficult to manage, whilst expectations continue to rise.

With budgets tight at a federal, state and local level, strategic procurement has never been more important and this summit will bring together some of the most exciting and innovative local and international case studies with keynote presentations from leading public sector CPO’s and interactive panel discussions to address the most significant challenges procurement managers face today.

We believe growth is inspired by commitment, courage and change. We do our part by connecting you with industry leaders and delivering stand out content.

Attend this practical summit and learn how to:

  • Build stronger contract, supplier relationship and procurement capabilities to maximise value for money outcomes
  • Increase procurement efficiency by digitalisation, automation and innovation
  • Drive ethical, social and sustainable public sector procurement operations
  • Implement a procurement culture that promotes and demonstrates high standards of probity
  • Build capacity and capability in Indigenous businesses
  • Achieve effective cost management of temporary procurement labour
  • Get better procurement value by implementing innovative, agile purchasing methods
  • Deliver whole-of-government outcomes by working collaboratively with departmental procurement teams

This summit program is developed for senior executives involved in:

  • Procurement
  • Supply
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Services
  • Finance
  • Acquisition
  • Category
  • Purchasing

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Programme

CONFERENCE DAY ONE

Wednesday, 29th August 2018

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CONFERENCE DAY TWO

Thursday, 30th August 2018

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POST CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Friday, 31st August 2018

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Venue

  1. The Grace Hotel, Sydney

  2. 77 York Street

  3. Sydney NSW 2000

  4. Australia

  5. +61 2 9272 6888

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