Annual Conference - Procurement Risk Management - Balancing Change & Innovation 6.14.17

Snow Storm Stella prompted a scheduling change and the Annual Conference has been rescheduled for June 14, 2017.


New York Executive Conference Center

9:00am - 4pm

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Join us for this one - day event and hear industry experts present a framework of what procurement professionals should address procurement risk when they plan for 2017 and beyond.

Featured Speakers:

Greg Iaquinto
Leader in Global Supply & Risk Solution, Dun & Bradstreet

"Risky Business –  How to avoid business disruptions with real-time data and insights." Do you understand the hidden risk of your supply base? Do you understand what is really at stake? Come learn how leading companies can create deeper visibility into the hidden risk of their supply base, utilize more data to prevent business disruptions, protect their brands and secure a compliant supply base.




Kim Berney-Brooke
Global Vendor Risk Management Operations Manager - Bloomberg LP

"Vendor Risk Frameworks" –  Kim Berney-Bourke, Bloomberg LP will present on how the (Bloomberg) built a Vendor Risk Framework to assess business criticality and risk associated with vendor engagements. She will provide an overview and an interactive demonstration on how they conduct vendor due diligence for business and/or high-risk engagements and conduct ongoing vendor oversight and monitoring using in-house Bloomberg monitoring tools. Kim Berney-Brooke is a supplier management professional with broad experiences within sourcing and procurement. Joining Bloomberg almost three years ago, Kim has been focused on the development and implementation of the vendor risk management program covering pre-contracting and ongoing monitoring. Kim’s approach to establishing and maintaining a vendor/supplier risk program is to include cross-functional teams and to ensure pragmatic, sustainable processes that are aligned to the financial sector regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Kim held various positions at UBS and AXA Equitable in these sourcing and procurement organizations.





James V. Kelly
Founder, JV Kelly Group, Inc.

"Setting Up a Risk Management Program for Your Supply Chain” - What are the offerings in the market today and what can assist you in deciding what is best for you? With all of the offerings in the market, it is hard to find the right and cost effective solution for you and your company. We will look at a case study and discuss how to choose the right solution. James V. Kelly, C.P.M. is the CEO of JVKellyGroup, Mr. (Jim) Kelly has been extremely active in charting the course of major corporations in expense and risk management solutions. He was formerly Managing Director of Global Purchasing Operations and eSourcing at Deutsche Bank, Team Leader in the Sourcing and Strategic Relations practice area at Deloitte Consulting Group and Vice President of Purchasing Operations at Citibank. Mr. Kelly is a featured speaker at seminars concerning the use of applied intelligence and technology in expense management.  He is past President of ISM-New York and past Chairman of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Kelly is the former host of “Kelly’s Corner” on New Talk Radio 540 AM and can be currently seen as a panelist on FIOS1 TV – “Money and Main Street”. His honors include being named in Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine as a “Pro to Know” since 2007 and received the ISM-New York J.H. Leonard Award.




James Martin
Vice President - Corporate Services Strategic Sourcing-Financial Operations of the Americas/MUFG

"Risk Across Your Categories" - In this presentation, we will focus on various elements of risk within category management. This includes IT, travel, advertising, and facilities management to name a few. While each category is vital, elements of risk and risk management are unique and unexpected.




Karla Robertson
Founder & CEO, Shifting Gears - Business Coaching & Consulting

Karla Robertson will present "Your Brain on Risk" and how leadership thinking has to adapt to a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. She will provide us with an understanding the brain's organizing principal of threat vs. reward, and a model to help us work with this concept and use the power of our minds to overcome obstacles, challenges, fears, and circumstances.



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