09:00

Registration

10:00

Chair's Opening Address

Colin Cram

The changing landscape of public procurement and top tips for suppliers and prospective suppliers

10:20

Keynote Presentation: Crown Commercial Service

Will Laing

Business Delivery Manager – Local Government, Crown Commercial Service

10:50

Open Forum

11:00

Morning Break

11:30

Workshop Session 1

Selling to the NHS

Sandra Barrow

Head of Innovation Procurement, Department of Health 

Selling to Defence

Phil Margerison

Manager of the MoD’s Defence Suppliers Service

12:30

Lunch

Selling to Consortia (Main Session)

13:15

NHS: London Procurement Partnership

Mick Corti

Commercial & Business Development Director NHS London Procurement Partnership

13:30

Working with Further Education and Academies

Adrian Davies

Contracting Manager, Crescent Purchasing Consortium

13:45

Local Government

Simon Hill

Managing Director YPO

14:00

Open Forum

14:15

Workshop Session 2

Local Government

Terry Brewer

Divisional Director Commercial, Contracts and Procurement for the London Borough of Harrow

Selling into Higher Education

Paul Tomany

Director, North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium 

15:15

Chair's Summing Up

15:30

Conference Close