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Agenda

2 days of game-changing content

Digital Procurement transformation starts at DPW. Whether you’re in the midst of your digital procurement journey or about to start, you will learn something new at DPW. Our agenda has been designed to inspire, help you innovate quickly and deliver solutions at scale.

Keynotes

10-15-min Ted Talk inspired speeches

Panels

25-min of thought provoking debates from industry voices

Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Live Q&A with subject matter experts

DEMO 2021 Grand Finale

The competition recognizes the most innovative, inspirational, and unique procurement startups in multiple categories

Innovation FastLane

Sessions matching corporations with relevant technologies to help solve innovation challenges

"DPW2021 is your best entry point into the future of procurement."

- Matthias Gutzmann, Founder, DPW

DPW2021 Schedule

DAY 1 - 15 SEPTEMBER, 2021

09:00

DPW2021 Opening

Matthias Gutzmann, Founder, DPW

09:15

Orchestrating Digital Transformation

• Why so many digital transformation programs fail
• How a company should execute a transformation program?
• How a company should organise to drive transformation effectively?

09:45

Don’t Regret Tomorrow – Drive Digital Procurement Transformation Today

  • Digital transformation and how it impacts procurement
  • How to drive value in technology procurement
10:05

The Future of Work

10:35

Networking Break

11:05

Leading and Enabling Digital Procurement Transformation

  • How procurement can impact the business strategy
  • Which leadership style will help you lead digital procurement transformation
  • Dramatic changes and emerging technologies you need to pay attention to
11:45

Innovator’s Method Bringing the Lean Startup into Procurement

  • How established companies and functions can become more agile and innovative
  • How to apply the latest innovation tools, such as lean startup, design thinking, and operating model innovation to create a culture that can more successfully innovate
12:05

The Rising World of Use Cases: Selling Digital

12:30

Networking Lunch

13:30
14:05

Change Over

14:15
14:50

Change Over

15:35

Networking Break

16:05

The Evolution of the Procurement Startup Ecosystem

16:20

DEMO: Fast-Paced Demos of Cutting-Edge Technology Startups

We’ll show you the 10 most revolutionary digital procurement solutions you really need to see. The action is fast paced, interactive and fun, as judges and audience are voting to determine the winner. 4-minute demo per startup.

17:30

The Futurist Perspective: Reimagine Procurement in 30 years

18:00

DPW Rocks - Time to Party!

DAY 2 - 16 SEPTEMBER, 2021

09:00

Welcome & Recap of Day 1

09:10

Leadership & Talent

09:40

10:00

Ignite Talks

5 minutes. Ideal for illustrating a big idea, a series of lessons learned, or a compelling story. Speakers get 5 minutes on stage and must use 20 slides with each slide advancing automatically after 15 seconds.

10:20

Networking Break

11:00
12:00

Networking Lunch

13:30
14:05

Change Over

14:15
14:50

Networking Break

15:20

Hackathon Teams Present Their Projects and Final Winner Announced

16:00

Closing Keynote

16:30

DPW2021 Closing

17:00

Drinks Reception & Close

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