Spring Procurement Forum 2018

Spring Procurement Forum - Managing Supply Chain Relationships and Procurement Across Borders

Overview

The State Procurement Board’s Spring Procurement Forum was held on Wednesday 31 October at the Mayfair Hotel.

This free half day event for Government employees provided the opportunity to hear from three fantastic speakers on the topic of managing supply chain relationships across borders. The forum provided a great opportunity to network with other procurement professionals across government.

The Speakers

  • Alexander Coward, Assistant Director, Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs - “the new Modern Slavery bill and what this means in practice for procurement practitioners”
  • Peter Millard, Supply Chain Manager, Haighs Chocolate - “managing change in the supply chain at Haighs”
  • Chris Miller, Commercial and Contracts Manager, SA Tourism Commission - “procurement across cultures: Chinese brand ambassador case study”.

Refer to flyer for more details.

Inquiries

For any inquiries, please contact the Procurement Capability Development Team on 8463 3678 or stateprocurementboard@sa.gov.au

Procurement Forum May 2019

Autumn Procurement Forum - The Future is Now: AI and Blockchain - How technologies can drive productivity

Overview

The State Procurement Board's Autumn Procurement Forum was held on Thursday, 9 May 2019 at the Adelaide Oval.

This free half day event for government employees provided the opportunity to hear from three fantastic speakers on how technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain can help drive value and productivity in procurement. The forum provided a great opportunity to network with other procurement professionals across government. Refer to the flyer for more details.

The Speakers

Joanne Murray, DPTI - "Utilising Artificial Intelligence: 'Olli' the driverless shuttle case study"

Tom Reed, ValAi - "Transitioning the valuation industry to an efficient global ecosystem"

Callan Sarre, Cryptocate - "Blockchain in Procurement"

Tae Youn Kim, NSW Government - "Curious Case of CAITY: Artificial Intelligence in NSW Procurement"

Forum Guests

For any inquiries, please contact the Capability Development Team on 8463 3678 or stateprocurementboard@sa.gov.au

Spring Procurement Forum 2019

Spring Procurement Forum 2019 – From fragile to agile: Agile procurement and high performing teams

Overview

The State Procurement Board’s Spring Procurement Forum was held on Thursday 24 October 2019 at the Intercontinental, Adelaide.

This free half day event for Government employees provided the opportunity to hear from three fantastic speakers on the topic of agile procurement and high performing teams. The forum provided a great opportunity to network with other procurement professionals across government.

The Speakers

  • Andy Foster, Senior Manager Procurement, Air New Zealand: Implementing agile procurement at Air New Zealand: what is agile procurement and what are the benefits of an agile approach?
  • Chris Wood, General Manager People, Performance & Culture, Adelaide Crows Football Club: High performing teams, perspectives from professional sports.
  • Jason Franze, Manager Procurement Operational Consumables, Equipment & Services, SA Water - Case Study: High performing teams and an agile approach at SA Water.

State Procurement Board Members and Guest Speakers

Inquiries

For any inquiries, please contact the Procurement Policy, Governance & Capability Development Team on 8463 3678 or stateprocurementboard@sa.gov.au