Schedule at a glance

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DAY 0

Tuesday, October 8

Beurs van Berlage
16:00 - 20:00 Early badge pick-up at the Beurs van Berlage
18:00 - 22:00 Opening party

DAY 1

Wednesday, October 9

Beurs van Berlage
08:00 - 20:00 Gates open
08:00 - 20:00 Exhibitor showcase
09:45 - 10:00 Opening show & welcome
10:00 - 10:25 Opening keynote
10:00 - 17:30 Conference sessions
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
17:15 - 17:35 Closing keynote
17:30 - 20:00 Day 1 party
20:00 Doors close

DAY 2

Thursday, October 10

Beurs van Berlage
08:00 - 18:00 Gates open
08:00 - 17:00 Exhibitor showcase
09:35 - 09:55 Opening keynote
09:30 - 16:00 Conference sessions
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
15:00 - 15:55 DEMO Grand Finale 2024
16:10 - 16:20 DEMO 2024: Winners announcement
16:20 - 17:30 Closing drinks
18:00 - 20:00 After party

DAY 1

Wednesday, October 9

Online
09:15 - 09.30 Live stream begins
09.30 - 09.45 Welcome & day 1 preview
09:45 - 10:00 Opening Show
10:00 - 10:25 The digital transformation roadmap: overcoming barriers to make tech work
David Rogers, Faculty, Executive Education, Columbia Business School
10:25 - 10:45 Leading with curiosity, courage, empathy and tenacity
Frans van Houten, CEO & Chair Emeritus, Philips
10:45- 11:00 Interview with Coupa's CPO
Michael van Keulen, CPO, Coupa
11:30 - 11:45 Startup Spotlight
4 startups presenting their vision for the future of procurement
11:45 - 12:05 The magic conveyor belt: supply chains, technology, & the future of work
Yossi Sheffi, Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems, MIT
12:05 - 12:15 Live Q&A with Yossi Sheffi
Yossi Sheffi, Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems, MIT
12:45 - 13:15 Highlight show
13:30 - 13:45 Startup Spotlight
4 startups presenting their vision for the future of procurement
13:45 - 14:10 Approaches to sustainable investing and ESG
Julien Denormandie, Former French Minister of Agriculture and Food
Rhea Hamilton, MD, BeyondNetZero
14:10 - 14:30 Data-driven, sustainable and agile procurement
Sammeli Sammalkorpi, Co-Founder & CEO, Sievo
14:30 - 14:45 Heineken: on the path to net zero impact
Arjen van der Woude, Global Director Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain, Heineken
14:45 - 15:00 Advancing bp’s business agenda through modern procurement
Louise Jacobsen Plutt, CPO, bp
15:20 - 15:35 Startup Spotlight
4 startups presenting their vision for the future of procurement
15:35 - 15:55 Orchestrate procurement workflows now for agile operations & happy users
Sudhir Bhojwani, CEO, ORO Labs
Lalitha Rajagopalan. Co-Founder, ORO Labs
15:55 - 16:15 Make Tech Work
Anthony Adeleye, VP Procurement Business Process & Technology, Johnson & Johnson
Elouise Epstein, Partner, Kearney
16:15 - 16:25 Live Q&A with ORO Labs
Sudhir Bhojwani, Co-Founder & CEO, ORO Labs
Lalitha Rajagopalan, Co-Founder, ORO Labs
16:45 - 17:00 Startup Spotlight
4 startups presenting their vision for the future of procurement
17:00 - 17:10 Talent at the core: driving digital innovation in procurement
Todd Podell, CPO, Discover Financial
17:10 - 17:30 Can we make quantum technology work?
Leo Kouwenhoven, Professor Applied Physics, Delft University of Technology
17:30 - 17:40 Day 1 wrap-up & day 2 preview

DAY 2

Thursday, October 10

Online
08:45 - 09:00 Live stream begins
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome & highlight show
Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, Broadcast Host, DPW Amsterdam 2023
09:30 - 09:35 Day 2 welcome
Andrew Moskos, Host, DPW Amsterdam 2023
09:35 - 09:55 How to hack your supply chain: breaking today, building tomorrow
Elouise Epstein, Partner, Kearney
09:55 - 10:15 Transforming innovation for the second information age
Atif Rafiq, former CDO McDonald's. CIO Volvo Cars
10:15 - 10:30 Transparent supply chains will change everything and everyone
Justin Dillon, Founder & CEO, FRDM
10:30 - 10:40 The future of business spend management
Paul Maguire, SVP APAC & EMEA, Coupa
11:00 - 11:10 Generative AI and its potential impact on procurement and supply chain
Michelle Baker, Head of Services, Thomson Reuters
11:00 - 11:30 Ignite digital transformation success: adoption powered by intake
Lu Cheng, Co-Founder & CTO, Zip
11:30 - 11:50 Making corporate innovation work
Deborah Nas, Professor of Strategic Design for Technology-based innovation, TU Delft
11:50 - 12:05 Live Q&A with Michelle Baker
Michelle Baker, Head of Services, Thomson Reuters
12:05 - 12:15 Why intake-to-pay is eating procure-to-pay
Nick Heinzmann, Head of Research, Zip
13:30 - 14:00 Guenther Steiner unplugged: an intimate conversation about F1 racing
Guenther Steiner, Team Principal, Haas Formula One Team
14:00 - 14:20 Conquering the decision abyss: overcoming supply chain complexity
Michelle Shi-Verdaasdonk. CSCO, Dyson
Keith Hartley, CEO, LevaData
14:20 - 14:35 Digital supply chain transformation at Dyson
Michelle Shi-Verdaasdonk, CSCO, Dyson
15:00 - 15:05 Opening DEMO 2023 Grand Finale
David Beckett, Pitch Coach, Best3Minutes
15:05 - 15:15 The 3 biggest reasons why pitches fail, and how to get from no to yes.
David Beckett, Pitch Coach, Best3Minutes
15:15 - 15:35 DEMO 2023 Grand Finale: early stage startups
2 startup finalists presenting their vision for the future of procurement
15:35 - 15:50 DEMO 2023 Grand Finale: growth stage startups
2 startup finalists presenting their vision for the future of procurement
16:10 - 16:20 DEMO 2023 Grand Finale winners announcement
David Beckett, Pitch Coach, Best3Minutes
16:20 - 16:30 DPW Amsterdam closing remarks
Andrew Moskos, Host, DPW Amsterdam 2023
Matthias Gutzmann, Founder, DPW
16:30 - 16:40 Closing
Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, Broadcast Host, DPW Amsterdam 2023
Matthias Gutzmann, Founder, DPW

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