Theme of the day: What if we told you that in less than 10 years everything around you will be connected to the Internet of Things. Procuring a Connected Living explores a world where our homes, offices, vehicles, public and private spaces, are all seamlessly connected through a variety of smart devices.
Come and listen to our experts and find out what you will be buying next, and how you will be buying it!
Why you should attend: Engage with new innovative markets. Create more value and secure a competitive advantage for your organisation and customers by getting a glimpse of things to come. Be one step ahead of everyone else.
Who should attend: This day is appropriate for decision makers from any industry who want to improve their organisation’s capacity to re-think how to either procure or supply, new innovative technology-based services or products.
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MAIN PROGRAMME AGENDA: Procuring a Connected Living: The Internet of Things
09:30-10.00 Welcome Address: Procurement Week 2017: The Robots are Coming...
Gary Clifford, Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies, Bangor University
10:00-10:30 Keynote Address: Evolution through the Silicon Age
Joe O’Sullivan, Ophir Mfg Solutions
10:30-11:00 Refreshments & Networking
11:00-12:30 Session I: Procuring Technology For The Home
Chair: Tony Lockwood, gunnercooke Consulting
11:00-11:20 Social Care Trends - Steve Robinson, Cardiff Council
11:20-11:40 A Connected Home: Purchasing Services - Henrik Holen & Mark Gates, VIVA
11:40-12:00 Procuring all the Contents for a New Home - Kristian James, David Phillips
12:00-12:20 Starting a Procurement Revolution for Social Care - Tony Pilkington & Jamie Eaton, Younifi
12:30-13:15 Lunch & Networking
13:15-13:45 Afternoon Keynote Address: Key Drivers in the Future of Manufacturing & Automotive Supply Chains
Charles Toosey, Grant Thornton
13:45-15:00 Session II: Procuring Interactive Transportation Systems Technology
Chair: Pedro Telles, Swansea University
13:45-14:05 A City of Smart Technologies at Home and Abroad - Mikele Brack, UPPlift Toronto
14:05-14:25 Procuring from above – How the Aerospace Industry is Exploiting the Internet of Things? - Simon Ings, B/E Aerospace
14:25-14:45 Technology Driven Solutions: A Case Study in Connected Vehicles - Peter Frederick, IXION
15:00-15:30 Refreshments & Networking
15:30-17:10 Session III: Procuring an Automated Workspace
Chair: Dr Paul Thomas, DNA Definitive
15:40-16:00 Intelligent Automation - Mike Hobday, IBM
16:00-16:20 Harnessing the Power of Technology to Build Sustainable Food Value Chains - Peter Woon, EcoHub Global, Singapore
16:20-16:40 Supply Chain Innovation - Dean Blood, Babcock (UK)
16:40-17:00 Connected Living - challenges in changing user behaviour - Ben Baldwin-Anyasodo, Digital Delivery for the UK Government
17:10-17:30 Closing Address: EU Catalogue: ICT Standards for Public Procurement
Rodolphe Wouters, European Commission
19:30-23:00 International Banquet at Sky Garden (Subscription Event)
SOCIAL PROGRAMME AGENDA: International Banquet at Sky Garden - Procurement Week 2017
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For more information about Day 3: Rewriting the Public Procurement Playbook, click HERE.