SPARK by Scout | February 24-25, 2020
 

Day 1 | Monday, February 24, 2020


7:30 AM | Breakfast

8:15 AM | Keynote: Beyond 2020: Sourcing’s Revolutionary Journey and What’s Next

10:00 AM | Break

10:15 AM | Keynote: The View from the Crow’s Nest: Elevating Sourcing’s Visibility and Impact

11:45 AM | Lunch: Off The Grid Food Trucks

1:00 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: The Secrets to Successful Supplier Performance 

CFO / CPO Track: How to Succeed in Sourcing Without Really Trying

2:00 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: Hacking Contract Management: Outsmart Renewals and Contract Chaos

CFO / CPO Track: Making the Case for Procurement’s Seat at the Executive Table

3:00 PM | Recharge Break: Coffee, E-mails, and Phone Calls

3:30 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: Innovation in Sourcing: How You Can Expand Your Impact with Technology

CFO / CPO Track: Uncharted Waters: Risk Mitigation for the Real World

4:25 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: New Sourcing Superpowers: Leveraging Dynamic Analytics in Negotiations

CFO / CPO Track: Sourcing’s Got Talent! Best Practices for Building Your Sourcing Team

5:15 PM | Networking and Cocktails

6:00 PM | Scout’s “Sourcing Club” Reception

Day 2 | Tuesday, February 25, 2020


8:00 AM | Scout’s Boozy Brunch

9:30 AM | Keynote: Negotiating Strategies for Procurement: Do's and Don'ts (and Donuts)

10:45 AM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: Creating a Future-Focused Model for Procurement 

CFO / CPO Track: How to Succeed in Sourcing Without Really Trying

12:00 PM | Lunch: Off The Grid Food Trucks

1:30 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: The Connected Organization: Automating Pipeline Management

CFO / CPO Track: Mergers, Acquisitions, IPOs, and Reorgs: How to Thrive in Transition

2:15 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: From Project Intake to Project Outcome, Ensuring Success

CFO / CPO Track: Smooth Sailing through the Rough Waters of Change Management

3:00 PM | Recharge Break: Coffee, E-mails, and Phone Calls

3:30 PM | Breakout Tracks

Technology Track: What’s After Implementation? The Importance of Adoption

CFO / CPO Track: Captain of Capital: Your Role as a Steward of the Company’s Spend

4:15 PM | Scout Town Hall