Australasian Procurement Events, 2016

The list of procurement events held across Australasia in 2016. The events range from CPO forums through to specific industry and category procurement events.

Want to see the 2015 events? If so, please review the list of 2015 Procurement events in Australasia.

February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

February, 2016

16 – 18: Health Procure 2016 by Quest Events     Melbourne, Melbourne Park Function Centre
Developing new and innovative ways to achieve excellence in health and aged care procurement and supply chains.

18 – 19: ProcureTECH by PASA     Sydney, Australian Technology Park
ProcureTECH is the only event in the region dedicated purely to those technology solutions that enable greater procurement capability.

25 – 26: CIPS New Zealand Conference 2016 by CIPS     Wellington, Amora Hotel
The conference will provide insights on the burning platforms for procurement professional in areas such as sustainability, social procurement, supplier diversity, procurement commerciality, change management, innovation and technology, leadership and career development.

March, 2016

10 – 11: CPO Exchange by PASA     Gold Coast, Sofitel at Broadbeach
The 5th PASA CPO Exchange will seek to re-energize and inspire procurement leaders, to make them more productive, and to provide them with the tools and techniques to inspire and energize those around them.

15 – 16: Emergency Services & Disaster Management Procurement by PASA     Sydney, Royal Randwick
The Conference explores challenges and opportunities in purchasing goods and services, supply and logistics for natural disasters, man-made disasters and pandemics.

15 – 17: Healthcare Procurement 2016 by IQPC     Sydney, Australian Technology Park
New to IPQC’s Australian Healthcare Week, Healthcare Procurement 2016 will feature best practice case studies from across Australia and New Zealand who will share the strategies they have put in place to achieve system efficiency, reduce spend and ultimately enable them to redirect money back to the front line for improved health outcomes.

21 – 23: Women in Procurement 2016 by Quest Events     Melbourne, Bayview Eden
Following the success of the inaugural Women in Procurement in May 2015, the 2nd annual Women in Procurement 2016 conference will once again be a platform for all procurement stakeholders to get inspired and build the foundations for better outcomes for their teams and personal careers.

22 – 23: 13th Annual P2P Transformation Asia by IQPC     Singapore, M Hotel
The 13th Annual P2P Transformation Summit Asia will bring together distinguished speakers and their best practices to explore benchmarking cases at different development stages, where P2P automation and cost-cutting have been successfully achieved.

April, 2016

28 – 29: Delivering Project Success in Building, Construction and Infrastructure by PASA     Sydney, Rydges World Square
This two-day conference, produced by PASA and supported by the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC), will provide industry and public sector practitioners engaged in capital works and infrastructure project delivery with practical advice and real insights to ensure successful project delivery.

May, 2016

2: Global Forum on Sustainable Procurement by Planet Procurement     Sydney, Australian Technology Park
Innovative Success Stories from 5 continents: Presentations by the world’s foremost sustainable procurement practitioners.

4 – 5: Travel Management Conference: BTTB Australia 2016 by PASA     Melbourne, Melbourne Olympic Park
As the regions premier business travel event, BTTB Australia provides corporate travel category managers and their suppliers with the best opportunity of the year to meet, learn and share best practice.

17: Future Leaders in Procurement (FLiP) 2016 by The Faculty     Melbourne, TBC
Designed by future leaders for future leaders, FLiP is the only event created specifically to meet the leadership and development needs of procurement’s rising stars.

18 – 19: Asia-Pacific CPO Forum 2016 by The Faculty     Melbourne, Venue TBC
Held at an exclusive venue over two days, it is a once-a-year opportunity for leading Chief Procurement Officers to engage with peers and like-minded business leaders in an intimate and interactive setting.

24 – 25: 2nd Annual Aged Care Procurement by PASA     Melbourne, Melbourne Olympic Park
The Aged Care Procurement Conference will focus on practical solutions and strategies to achieve best value in procurement in an environment of continually changing and highly demanding aged care expectations.

24 – 26: Supply Chain Management Australia 2016 by Quest Events     Sydney, Aerial UTS Function Centre
The inaugural Supply Chain Management Australia 2016 event will bring together key stakeholders from the entire supply and logistics industry (including procurement), all in the one place.

June, 2016

1 – 2: ProcureCon Asia 2016 by Worldwide Business Research     Singapore, Amara Sanctuary at Sentosa
Returning for its 4th year in Singapore, this event brings together 250+ senior procurement leaders including 70+ CPO’s and Heads of Procurement from 16+ industries for 3 days of learning, networking and professional development.

July, 2016

25 – 26: IACCM Australasia Conference 2016 by IACCM     Sydney, Amora Jamison Hotel
The IACCM Australasia Conference brings thought-leadership and innovation to the contracting community – whether from legal, procurement, sales contracting, commercial or project management.

27 – 28: 2016 CIPS Australasia conference and Supply Management Awards by CIPS     Melbourne
The CIPS Australasia Conference 2016 will be a chance to explore the changing procurement and supply landscape – whilst providing insights, training, lively debates, and experience-sharing on the current procurement challenges such as integration, alignment and risk-management.

August, 2016

3 – 5: 7th International Public Procurement Conference by LKPP     Bali, Nusa Dua
Attracting participants from over 50 countries, the IPPC is one of the largest international public procurement conferences globally dedicated to academic discussion and practitioner engagement.

10 – 11: FoodProcure 2016 by PASA     Melbourne, Bayview Eden
Bringing together all links in the vertical food and beverage supply chain, including primary producers, processors and manufacturers, cold-chain providers, hauliers, retailers and wholesalers, this two day conference will highlight the success factors as well as the practical challenges of managing today’s, and tomorrow’s, food chain – all from a procurement point of view.

16 – 17: ICT Procurement by PASA     Melbourne, TBC
While ProcureTECH focusses on technology enabling procurement, ICT Procurement will cater to the needs of ICT procurement or category specialists. Technological change has never been more rapid. This two day conference will address the principal challenges faced by ICT purchasing professionals, enabling them to stay ahead of the learning curve.

10 – 11: Association of Healthcare Supply & Procurement Officers Conference 2016 by AHSPO     Lorne (Victoria), (Mantra Hotel)

September, 2016

1 – 2: Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics Conference by SCLAA     Brisbane, Sofitel
The Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference is the largest event of its kind in the state and is ideally suited for Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport and Procurement professionals and practitioners.

25 – 26: CPO Exchange by PASA     Gold Coast, TBC
All previous PASA CPO Exchanges in 2014 and 2015 generated resoundingly positive feedback from both the CPOs and supplier partners who participated. The CPO Exchange provides invited heads of procurement with the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing, informative couple of days in the company of their peers and a number of leading suppliers of products, tools or services.

October, 2016

11 – 12: The 4th Annual PASA Premier ConfeX by PASA     Melbourne, TBC
The region’s premier procurement conference, The 4th Annual PASA Premier ConfeX will be the culmination of the ‘Year of Entrepreneurial Procurement’, featuring a multi-stream educational programme built around the theme and the presentation of the ‘Entrepreneurial Procurement of the Year Awards’ to the winning buyers, their organisations, and suppliers.

November, 2016

30 – 1 Dec: Aged Care & Health Procurement WA by PASA     Perth, TBC
Building on the success of the inaugural Aged Care Procurement in Sydney, and recognising the challenges for many on the west coast in travelling to conferences on the east coast of Australia, these Aged Care & Health Procurement conferences will provide procurement practitioners from the Aged Care and Health sectors in WA with the opportunity to engage with a high calibre line-up of speakers and to network with their peers, while addressing procurement issues specific and directly relevant to their sector.

December, 2016

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