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Discover the future of sourcing

The future is here, and we're ready to share it with you at Keelvar Konnect

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THE NEW LANDSCAPE

A revolution in procurement has started. Sourcing Bots are driving negotiations and expanding their footprint rapidly. Experience this new technology in our ’Build a Bot’ workshop track and learn more about this technology and its relevance across all categories.

WHAT TO EXPECT

What should you expect?
A Morning Session exploring the Future of Sourcing. A Commercial track with an inside look into how Automation is changing the future of sourcing forever. A Technical track with a groundbreaking VIP 'Build A Bot Workshop' for bespoke sourcing bots.

About the event
We're bringing some of Sourcing's greatest minds together under one roof in Zurich. Network in a spectacular venue, listen to our guest speakers, build your own sourcing bot and learn more about the future of sourcing.

Location
Keelvar Konnect is always held in a prime venue with open spaces. The venue will enable you to connect and engage with the Keelvar Team & other great minds. The open space allows you to be creative and bring your energy to the team.

Track Rooms
The morning session will consist of talks from the Keelvar team in "the workspace" room. After the morning session, Technical track attendee's will relocate to dedicated bot studio rooms.

Food
During intensive sessions, your nutrition is essential as it is the fuel for your brain. You will be provided with healthy organic meals throughout the day (breakfast and lunch), fresh juices, organic tea and coffee.

Amsterdam
Keelvar’s inaugural Konnect event took place on May 9th last in the city of bicycles and canals, Amsterdam. Click here to learn more about Konnect in Amsterdam.

Konnect Amsterdam '19

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THE SChedule

A Morning Session exploring the Future of Sourcing. A Commercial track with an inside look into how Automation is changing the future of sourcing forever. A Technical track with a groundbreaking VIP 'Build A Bot Workshop' for bespoke sourcing bots.

  • 08:30
    Registration, Breakfast & Networking.
    Length: 30 minutes
  • 09:15
    Opening Address
    Length: 30 minutes
    Alan Holland
    C.E.O, Keelvar
  • 09:45
    Google & Auctions
    Length: 25 minutes

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    Bernd Huber
    Head of Sourcing CoE, Google
  • 10:10
    Digital Procurement at Maersk
    Length: 25 minutes

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    Jacob Gorm Larsen
    Head of Digital Procurement
  • 10:35
    Bot Skills & Rapid Bot Development
    Length: 25 minutes

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    David Devlin
    Prinicipal Software engineer, Keelvar
  • 11:00
    Coffee Break - Track Breakoff

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    • 11:30
      Game Theory and Mechanism Design for Sourcing
      Length: 20 minutes

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      Alan Holland
      C.E.O. Keelvar
    • 11:50
      Pushing the Value Envelope through Digital Procurement
      Length: 30 minutes

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      Wolfgang Schnellbächer
      The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
    • 12:20
      Lunch
      Length: 90 minutes


    • 14:00
      Ghosts of eSourcing Past, Present & Future
      Length: 20 minutes

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      Rich Wilson
      Director, Keelvar | Previously - CEO, Combinenet
    • 14:20
      Welcome to the New Age: Sourcing Automation in 2019
      Length: 30 minutes

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      Toby Hannon
      VP Sales, Europe
    • 15:00
      Break

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      Length: 30 minutes
    AFTERNOON - GENERAL
    EVERYONE
  • 15:30
    Bot Demonstrations
    Length: 45 minutes
    Benjamin Jakobus
    Sr. Software engineer, Keelvar
  • 16:15
    Next steps for Sourcing Automation
    Length: 30 minutes

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    Alan Holland
    CEO, Keelvar
  • 16:45
    Q&A | Final Remarks
    Length: 30 minutes

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  • 17:00
    Drinks & Reception

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    Length: 60 minutes
  • 11.30
    Change Management
    Length: 30 minutes

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    Markus Hoerr
    Solutions Manager, Keelvar
  • 12:00
    Product Design & User Experience for Automation
    Length: 50 minutes

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    Jack Leonard
    Product Design, Keelvar
  • 12:50
    Lunch
    Length: 60 minutes
  • 13.50
    Output Based pricing
    Length: 40 minutes
    Toby Hannon
    VP Sales EU, Keelvar

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  • 14.30
    Ghosts of eSourcing Past, Present & Future
    Length: 60 minutes
    Rich Wilson
    Director, Keelvar | Previously - CEO, Combinenet

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Automate Complex Sourcing Tasks With Keelvar Bots

Keelvar Sourcing Automation is enabling Bots to automate processes from beginning to end. Speed, agility and savings are immediate with more time for strategic initiatives and relationship management.

Learn how businesses are implementing Sourcing Bots and even Build your own Sourcing Bot in our VIP access Workshop.