A Virtual Event For The World’s Most Senior 

HR Procurement Community

Covid-19 is having a significant impact on global workforces and the future of employment, putting unprecedented pressure on HR procurement to drive rapid organisational transformation.  

Join this virtual event to discover how HR procurement leaders, and their teams, from the largest and most innovative organisations are adapting their strategies in these challenging times.

The ProcureCon HR Virtual Summit will equip you with new data, automation and agile workforce strategies from global HR procurement leaders and their stakeholders from leading organisations - the likes of Facebook, CapGemini, Shell, Mondelez, UCB Pharma, S&P Global and more. Plus, find out how global staffing firms and leading solution providers plan to rejuvenate their partnerships to better meet your new requirements for a flexible global workforce.

Our Speakers Include:

Colin McDonagh

Colin McDonagh

International Contingent Workforce Business Partner


Dave Flynn

Dave Flynn

Head of Strategic Sourcing EMEA


Anne Stevens

Anne Stevens

Global Sourcing Manager, HR


Andreas Hettwer

Andreas Hettwer

Group Procurement Category Director, External Resources


Michael Khadivar

Michael Khadivar

Americas Procurement Category manager, External Resources


Matteo Stefani

Matteo Stefani

Head of Procurement Operations

UCB Pharma

Henry Murphy

Henry Murphy

Global Head of HR Procurement

S&P Global

Bruce Morton

Bruce Morton

Executive Director, Global Product Strategy

Allegis Global Solutions

Michelle Baker

Michelle Baker

Chief Procurement Officer


Ben Hope

Ben Hope

VP Sales

EF Education First

Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Sales Director EMEA

Kelly OGC

Brian Spour

Brian Spour

VP, Customer Success


The ProcureCon HR Agenda

Day 1 - 14th September 2020

    Interactive Day

    CEST Time Zone

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Ben Hope, VP Sales, EF Education First

    If you are an Indirect procurement or L&D Category manager, and have been trying to uncover and rationalise the 1000’s of vendors providing training in the areas of Languages, Digital Skills, Coaching, and a variety of other soft skills, this workshop should be a great help to you. Together we will explore the challenges, risks and rewards associated with streamlining your portfolio, and discuss approaches how to make learning outcomes more measurable. We will also reflect upon the specific pressures of COVID-19, and the demands that have been put on organisations to increase digitalisation, while also taking an increased focus on communication, coaching, and resilience.

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Day 2 - 15th September 2020

    COVID-19: Regenerating Your Global Workforce Strategy

    CEST Time Zone

  • 11:00 am - 11:05 am

    11:00 am - 11:05 am

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Michelle Baker, Chief Procurement Officer, KPN

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  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Bruce Morton, Executive Director, Global Product Strategy, Allegis Global Solutions


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  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Colin McDonagh, International Contingent Workforce Business Partner, Facebook
    Dave Flynn, Head of Strategic Sourcing EMEA, Facebook

    • Lessons learned from a young business around cross-functional collaboration during a Pandemic 
    • 5 causes of friction between Procurement and People teams and how to address these early on
    • What does a culture of successful collaboration between Procurement and People teams look like?
    • How can you leverage collaboration to elevate the talent conversation to the top of your business?
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  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    Ben Hope, VP Sales, EF Education First

    Q&A and Polling

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  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Anne Stevens, Global Sourcing Manager, HR, Mondelez

    • How is the Pandemic impacting the process of sourcing at Mondelez?
    • How is the PATH initiative driving better cross-functional collaboration between HR and Procurement during COVID-19?
    • Rethinking how you leverage data to hit your short and long term HR sourcing goals
    • Examples of managing critical projects during lockdown: Temp Labour; Benefits; Background Vendor Check
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  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Leveraging AI, ML and Emerging Technology to Manage Global Workforces

  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Andreas Hettwer, Group Procurement Category Director, External Resources, Capgemini
    Michael Khadivar, Americas Procurement Category manager, External Resources, Capgemini
    Brian Spour, VP, Customer Success, TalentNet

    • How to leverage your brand to pull better talents to your business faster?
    • How can AI play a role in improving matching quality, fulfilment speed and sourcing to an optimal market rate?
    • How to find the right technology partner to help you source contractors directly and how to make the program successful?
    • How does the Pandemic impact that program and how can technology help to keep talents engaged?
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  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Matteo Stefani, Head of Procurement Operations, UCB Pharma

    • Which procurement processes can Start-Ups help you to automate?
    • What are the real benefits of working with Start-Ups vs incumbent suppliers as you aim for greater operational efficiency?
    • How to source and partner with Start-Ups who are the right fit for your business
    • 5 lessons learned from working with Start-Ups for businesses who have never done so before
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  • Virtual Roundtables

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Sam Smith, Sales Director EMEA, Kelly OGC

    Talent is all about people, so why do we spend so much time removing everything human? Corporate jargon. Dense job descriptions. Convoluted processes Every level of our industry is filled with complexity and something's got to give.

    In this session, Sam Smith explores the ways we can put the human back in talent and build stronger, more compassionate, and better functioning workplaces for tomorrow. 

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  • 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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What is a Virtual Event Anyway?

Hear First-hand from Seasoned Procurement Innovators

Watch a series of video and audio presentations as procurement  experts share inside secrets on their newest strategies!

Get a Range of Insights on the Subjects that Matter to You

Experience a variety of content including expert panels and leading  solution provider case studies and tech presentations.

Get Solutions to Pressing Problems

Tune in live to get the full experience! Take part in live polling, submit text Q&A and then re-cap On-Demand at a later date.

The World's Most Innovative Talent & Workforce Spend Management Companies Attend ProcureCon HR

“A great opportunity to benchmark global HR procurement practices against the best”

Piers Wickman, Former Global Category Manager, HR, Centrica

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners, and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.

Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time but you must sign up in advance.