Kuwait Procurement Conference

3 - 5 April 2018, Hilton Kuwait Resort


Three days of inspirational insight on how to transform procurement to deliver more profit, innovation and shape the future using technology.

Conference Presentations


Day 1

Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi
Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Local Content and Procurement Requirements in Oil and Gas Contracts: Regional trends in the Middle East and North Africa

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Fawaz Al-Shehab
Procurement Category Leader at EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Procurement Contribution to Rectify Project Obstacles

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Fatemah Al Ali
Senior Internal Auditor In Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Procurement Auditing

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Dr Falah Salman Al Muhawish
Head, Special Assignments Office, Ex Materials Manager at Kuwait Airways
Supply Chain Management in Aviation

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Noor Al-Rashedi
Senior Manager - Procurement at Ooredoo, Sultanate of Oman
Digital Transformation in Procurement

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Dr. Nabil Abbas
General Manager, Abbas Architects and Engineering
Procurements Contracts

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Day 2

Eman Ebrahim
EMEA Procurement Manager-chemical at Kimberly-Clark
Procurement Best Practices for FMCG

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Ahmad Sulaiman
EMEA - Lean Supply Chain Leader at Kimberly Clark
Building Partnership Relationship with Suppliers from LEAN Point of View

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Sam Achampong
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
Supply Century – The Future of Procurement & Supply

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Geni Cabre
Strategic Procurement Consultant & CIPS Trainer
Global Raw Materials - Opportunities & Risks!

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Lalit Dhamija
Veteran Supply Chain Specialist - Executive Chairman of UAE branch Committees
The World of Structured Procurement

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Day 3

Prof. Tariq A. Aldowaisan
Founder & General Manager, GLC
Improving the Procurement Process – Challenges & Insights

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Ala' Abu Naba'a
Head of Audit and Corporate Excellence, AIM International Consulting
Fraud Prevention and Procurement Risk

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About the conference


it is critical for procurement leaders and their teams to stay up to speed with the latest strategies and techniques to meet the challenges from both inside the procurement organization and outside. Hence, Kuwait Procurement Conference will be held on 3 - 5 April 2018 as the most comprehensive case study led procurement conference for procurement leaders and strategic procurement practitioners. The conference promises to offer first-hand insight, procurement training, best practices and practical takeaways that will enable you to achieve top-line growth through innovation and transformation through your procurement strategy.

Conference topics include the following:
  • What is driving procurement trends? 
  • Procurement processes including scoping the business cases 
  • Stakeholder Management 
  • Government procurement 
  • Procurement and Contracting for the cloud 
  • Procurement of emerging technology 
  • Outsourcing procurement 
  • Tenders & Contracting 
  • Vendor Management 
  • Fraud prevention and procurement risk
By attending this event, you will be able to:
  • Gain an overview of the existing trends in global sourcing and outsourcing
  • Rate your procurement process and develop innovative strategies
  • Stay updated on the latest solutions and IT applications that can help you to streamline your procurement process
  • Understand how the value proposition of procurement is changing from cost efficiency to partnership
  • Learn more about the critical issues, challenges and benefits of warehouse and inventory management and optimization
  • How to evaluate supplier performance and how to build strong relationship with suppliers
  • Evaluate best practices in contract management and negotiation ... and more

Featured Speakers


Prof. Tariq A. Aldowaisan

Founder & General Manager, GLC

Dr. Nabil Abbas

General Manager, Abbas Architects and Engineering

Fawaz Al-Shehab

Procurement Category Leader, EQUATE Petrochemical Company

Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi

Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, University of Oxford

Sidhant Dhamija

Director Middle East | Chair, CIPS MENA Milllennials

Ali Al-Qahtani

GM, Supply chain and Facilities services at Al-Jomaih Automotive Company

Lalit Dhamija

Oil and Gas "Procurement and Supply" Approved Trainer , Coach and Mentor

Sam Achampong

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

Ahmad Sulaiman

Kimberly Clark - Regional LEAN Product Supply Leader

Dr Falah Salman Al Muhawish

Head, Special Assignments Office, Ex Materials Manager at Kuwait Airways

Noor Al-Rashedi

Senior Manager - Procurement atOoredoo, Sultanate of Oman

Geni Cabre

Strategic Procurement Consultant & CIPS Trainer

Ala’ Abu Naba’a

Head of Audit and Corporate Excellence, AIM International Consulting

Eman Ebrahim

EMEA Procurement Manager-chemical at Kimberly-Clark

Sponsorship & Exhibition


Sponsorship

Sponsorship value: KD 5,000

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Exhibition

Exhibition value: KD 1500

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Location & Contact information


  • Hilton Kuwait Resort

Registration


Registration Fees: KD. 500

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