Procurement Excellence Awards 2018

Datum en tijdstip:
2018-09-27T15:00:00 2018-09-27T23:00:00
Colonial Palace
3080 Tervuren

The finalists of the Procurement Excellence Award will present their best practices at an exclusive Procurement Award Event on the 27th of September at the Colonial Palace in Tervuren

During this event you can learn about best practices from our finalists and the candidates for the Procurement Ambassador of the Year. You will also be invited to cast your vote, to elect the Winner for the Prize of the Peers.

This exclusive event concludes with a walking dinner and plenty opportunity for networking.

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15.00h - 15.30h Registration and welcome coffee
15.30h - 15.40h Welcome by our host Erika Van Tielen
15.40h - 17.00h

Presentation finalist projects:

1. Barco with 'One Basket' (an approach to gain cost reductions by building a lean, innovative and data rich component database for Barco Global)

2. Digipolis with '#BuyfromStartups@Digipolis' (or how innovation enters the public service)

3. UCB with 'Contract management automation' (creating a new contract dashboard using Robotic process automating processes)

4. VCST with 'How innovation can impact an organization' (resolving issues and introducing solutions for process improvement)

17.00h - 17.15h Voting for Procurement Prize of the Peers - choose your own winner!
17.15h - 18.00h Debate candidates for Procurement Ambassador
18.00h - 19.00h Reception with drinks and fingerfood
19.00h - 19.30h

Keynote speaker - Jo Caudron

Jo Caudron was once at the very heart of the internet's inception in Belgium and today he is still one of its driving forces. This born narrator takes you along and guides you through the wondrous world of digitalisation, showing the peaks and pitfalls of the past and presents the opportunities of the future.

Topic: "Digital Transformation” Disruption impacts us all. How do you deal with it?

Digital and online services are evolving at an unseen speed. They have fundamentally changed the way we live our lives; our way of working and how we spend our leisure time. All of these developments also have a gigantic impact on the business world, the government, education, healthcare, etc. Organizations have to be prepared in a structured way, because playtime is over.

19.30h - 20.00h

Award Ceremony

The Chairman of the Jury, Prof. Dr. Paul Matthyssens (dean Antwerp Management School), will announce the Winners of:

  • The Procurement Prize of the Peers 2018
  • The Procurement Excellence Award 2018
  • The Procurement Ambassador of the Year 2018
20.00h - 21.30h Walking Dinner
21.30h - 23.00h After dinner network drink

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Procurement Ambassador of the Year

Every year, Pascion and VIB award the title of Procurement Ambassador of the Year to a passionate and experienced procurement professional who creates extra value for his company and increases the impact and development of the procurement profession.

The winner will be the candidate that is believed to be most suitable in promoting the procurement function, through his passionate and professional attitude; a true Ambassador of the Procurement Profession.

Find out more and nominate your candidate