Program

  • 08:30 – 09:00
    Registration of participants

  • 09:00 – 10:30
    A. The Society 4.0 and its Impacts on Procurement Management

    The conference is moderated by: Patricia Jakešová, Business Consultant, U&Sluno


    What competences are essential for Procurement Manager of the future? Which ones are worthwhile to develop today already? All, Procurement Manager needs to know to succeed in the technological environment, within which the human touch will be irreplaceable. How to gain time for strategic agenda and strenghten own possition at the company thanks to the technology use.

    Robot vs. Human

    Jan Trbušek, Head of CZ Procurement, Siemens

    Where Actually do Companies Loose the Money (Complex Point of View on Purchase)

    Robert Sobčák, Segment Leader, Asociace Procurementu

    Where the Technology Helps and Creates Space for Strategic Topics

    Vít Sychra, Sr. Procurement Engagement Manager Czech Republic/Slovakia/Croatia/Bosnia and Hercegovina, Microsoft

  • 10:30 – 11:00
    Coffee / tea break

  • 11:00 – 12:45
    B. Will Procurement Manager be one of the Key Actors of the Company 4.0?

    How to adapt on the new environment, effectively, and use modern technologies without affection? What value does Procurement Manager bring to the company, and could Procurement Manager be a channel for innovation inputs for the company? What value does Procurement have for the company? What are the approved tactics of negotiation for well-functioning relationship with a supplier?


    Marek Dubnický, Head of Strategic Procurement, 2N Telekomunikace 

    David Kukla, Co-founder, Sklizeno 

    Subodh Kumar, The Negotiator

    Renata Červenák Nývltová, Procurement Director, Czechoslovak Group 

    David Toms, Head of Procurement, Linet 

    Pavel Uksa, Co-founder, Asociace Procurementu 

  • 12:45 – 13:45
    Business lunch

  • 13:45 – 15:30
    C. Manual for Success or Survival, at Least

    Current trends in procurement within the Society 4.0 context. Focus on the internal factors that form procurement. How to avoid risks from the supplier´s side. What is the collaborative procurement across the supply chain based on?

    How Industry 4.0 Redefines Procurement and Supply Chain for Companies, People and the Society

    Marcell Vollmer, Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, SAP Ariba

    Autonomy at Work vs Internal Regulations

    Tomáš Ervín Dombrovský, Job Market Analyst, LMC

    What May the Data Say About the Supplier?

    Zdeněk Honek, Enterprise Sales, Bisnode

    Maximum Efficiency Within a Supply Chain – How Technologies Change Whole Purchase Process

    Martin Hejl, CEO, THIMM Packaging

  • 15:30
    Coctail and Afterparty to Discuss the Impressions from the Conference with Colleagues