Social Procurement

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Join us to hear from our three presenters, Catherine Predika – Ausnet, Greg Parkinson – Turner &Townsend and Glen Spittey – Santos, all of which have years of experience in the Procurement business.

Supply Chain Risk Management – Round Table Discussion

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Join us for a round table discussion around Supply Chain Risk Management. We will provide the opportunity for all to provide their lessons learned, experiences, concerns, questions… Whether you speak up or simply listen in, we guarantee that you will leave the session with some new insights and approaches.

How to Lead a Complex Negotiation

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Join EPSA for our August Hot Topic where Craig Lardner – Procurement Advisory Services, will present on How to Lead a Complex Negotiation. We will also receive an update from Prof. James Cockayne – Professor of Global Politics & Anti Slavery, University of Nottingham, around new research into the Modern Slavery Act 2018.

Supply Chain Risks – Ukraine/Russia

The session will be focused on the impacts of the current situation between Ukraine/Russia. Beroe will kick off the session with a presentation on the general overview and current update with a focus on certain categories that are impacted. We will then have a virtual roundtable discussion where we would like a representative from each of the membership group to share their current issues on this topic and some of the potential mitigation strategies you are putting in place if any.

Supply Chain Risk Management

This Hot Topic session will see presentations from Nathan Roost – Ernst & Young and David Haynes – Orrcon Distribution – A suppliers perspective of Supply Chain Risk Management

Contracting Resources – Augment

The session will focus on preparing for success in sourcing contingent labour and professional services. The session will cover the common structures by which to source this category; the pros and cons of each structure from both a buyer and suppliers’ perspective; what is the state of the market currently and it’s expected trends; and what risks do you need to cover as a result – particularly when choosing suppliers

EQL Brisbane August 2016

Held at Ergon Energy in Brisbane this conference had a presentation from Transgird around the relative merits of benchmarking, Centralise Purchains by Ergon Energy, Strategic and Transactional Purchases by CLP, Supply Chain by Electranet and a Group Discussion on Sustainable Procurement

EPSA Conference Adelaide South Australia

The December 14, 2021 APUG conference was held in Adelaide. Some topics on the agenda were Supplier Relationship Management, Procurement-State of the Market and Recycling Journey.

EPSA Virtual Conference

2020 threw a spanner in the works with the onset of the Covid pandemic. The world was thrown into turmoil and this saw EPSA hold its first virtual conference.

EPSA Conference Perth, Western Australia

Held at Western Power’s office in Perth, this conference focused on Supplier Relationship Management, with topics including Business and Customer Services. Procure to Pay Transformation and SRM presentations from both TransGrid, Western power and AusNet Service Case Study on “Challenging the existing Sourcing Paradigm utilizing Collaborative Optimisation”. This conference coincided with the launch of EPSA modern Slavery White Paper.