11 speakers from 7 countries in Kyiv

First International Conference in Procurement and Supply Chain

June 5-6, Kyiv, Ukraine
In 21st century those companies win competition who build true relationships with suppliers, minimize inventories, optmize expenses, permanently work on activities' efficiency and reduce product time deliver to the Customer.

Focus on Supply Chain is a key to increase profitability.

Conference program is developed specifically for market professionals

Chief Procurement Officers
Supply Chain Managers
Production Directors
Chief Financial Officers
Logistics Managers
Business Owners
Find directly from global experts how companies create a sustainable competitive advantage by continuously improving their Supply Chain.


11 speakers

Leaders who implemented changes
7 countries

Great Britain, the Netherlands, Switzerland, UAE, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Russia
244 years of total experience

- according to LinkedIn posts

89 companies, 20+ industries

- excluding companies where speakers conduct trainings and do microconsultancies
Richard Beaumont (UK)
Independent Procurement Consulting Director, Board Procurement Advisor at Cloud Optics Limited and Head of Consultants at ByPi
Has been engaged in the transformation of Procurement and Supply Chain operations and strategy, Process Improvement, eBusiness transformation, Training, Health & Safety, Product Development and Turnaround.
Brings extensive operational experience from the Consulting, IT, Financial Services, Apprenticeship, Engineering, Defence and Construction sectors.
As VP Global Procurement for Rolls-Royce, Richard improved global purchasing process and eProcurement systems and did the same as CPO at Coop Bank.
Dr. Muddassir Ahmed (UAE)
MEA Regional Planning Manager at Bridgestone EMEA and Founder of SCMDOJO
Manufacturing Operations, Procurement and Supply Chain leader from international multi-site manufacturing experience in Electrical, Hydraulics, Automotive and Internet industries.
With considerable experience in deploying Continuous Improvement best practices in Europe, Middle East & Africa.
Founder of leading supply chain Blog scmdojo.com

Paul Denneman
Owner at Mutatis Mutandis Consulting (the Netherlands)
Implemented complex supply chains transitions projects in multinational environments where regulations or legislations are major constraints in high-tech, pharmaceutical sector: Kuehne+Nagel, Maersk Logistics, Hospira/Pfizer, Flex/Lenovo

APICS® Master Instructor. certifications: CPIM®, CSCP®, CLTD®, Prince2® and ITIL®

Andriy Sichka (Switzerland)
СЕО в CreditEngineering
International Credit Management Expert.
Co-author of "Happy Customers Faster Cash". Successfully managed global billion-dollar portfolios.
Board Member at ACCEE - The Association of Credit for Central and Eastern Europe
Orhon Anit (the Netherlands)
Advisor with 35+ years in Supply Chain Management
A senior Logistics Executive with International Supply Chain and Operations Management experience.
Possesses comprehensive experience of planning and co-ordinating all aspects of Supply Chain Management and it's improvements for major international corporations in the pharmaceutical, nutritional and food processing industries.
MSc. Political Sciences, Ing., CPIM, CIRM
Will Beattie (UK)
Head of International Business Development at The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
Leads the CIPS European operation with Partner offices and is responsible for global partnerships.
Develops cooperation with organisations worldwide who work for a greater procurement and supply chain performance.
Will has 30+ yrs in B2B sales.
Helped to successfully launch and develop several leading events in the procurement and supply chain event arena.
Sergii Dovgalenko (UAE)
Head of Procurement, Corporate Services and Procurement Operations at Etihad Airways
Fellow of CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) with 17+ yrs of experience
Specializes in international procurement, procurement strategy, category management, processes automation.
Member of 2015 and 2017 CIPS MiddleEast Procurement Team of the Year, shortlisted for 2016 World Procurement Awards.
Igor Vasylev (UAE)
Category Sourcing Manager at Emirates Steel Industries
Strategic Procurement sourcing manager with 8 years' experience.
Focused on increase in revenue and margin while delivering on quality, price, process and efficiency.
Managed company's procurement and strategic sourcing with over $250 million in spend, built and led teams.

Irada Valiyeva (Netherlands / Russia)
Global Transformation Manager at VEON , MBA, Chartered MCIP
Procurement & SCM Transformation Manager with MBA and Chartered MCIPS diplomas.
14 years' experience across Telecom and Construction sectors.
Led optimization projects, managed strategic negotiations, improved stakeholder relations and made commercially-focused decisions.
Tural Vazirov (Azerbaijan)
Chief Procurement Officer at PMD Projects LLC / P.M.D. LLC
Experience with sourcing suppliers for purchased goods with huge annual value, negotiating contracts and conducting production planning. With many years of experience in competitive markets and able to supervise of the complete procurement cycle
Professional degree - CIPP™ (Certified International Procurement Professional), CCMP™ (Certified Commercial Management Practitioner) and CICM™ (Certified International Change Manager)
Dmitriy Gavrylov (Russia)
Expert in supply chain and production management, lecturer, business coach
Implemented projects and consulted companies in metallurgy, machine building, pharmaceuticals, food & beverages industries.
APICS member (American Production and Inventory Control Society)
Certifications: CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management), CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional), CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution), SCOR-P (Supply Chain Operation Reference model Professional)



Best experts who created effective procurement and supply chain functions will show own cases and approaches

Knowledge from top-speakers and ask them while networking
practical sessions

in Strategical and Operational Planning
Business Simulation
No bullshit event

Each speech is under strict moderation, so the participants get practical tools to increase your business profits.

You can use speakers experience right after the Conference

Conference Program

June 5-6

June 5

- Registration starts at 8:00 -

Welcome word at 9:00

9:00 - 9:45

How to make successful procurement transformation with people, organisation, technology, process and leadership
Richard Beaumont, Great Britain
9:45 - 10:15

Finance of continuous supply.
How to create a background for fruitful cooperation between a supplier and a buyer
Andriy Sichka, Switzerland
10:15 - 10:45

Business strategies based on what customer wants
Orhon Anit, Netherlands
11:15 - 11:45

System of supply chain management and improvement
Reference model for supply chain operation by APICS (American Production and Stock Management Association).
SCOR model
Dmitriy Gavrilov, Russia
11:45 - 12:15

How to create supply chain strategic plan for your business or team
Dr.Muddassir Ahmed, UAE

Cost model development and TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)
Igor Vasyliev, UAE

Discussion Panel

by M.Trepova & R.Romantsov

Transparency in construction procurement
Implementation best practice in construction procurement (procedures, contracts of international organizations (WB, ADB, FIDIC)
Tural Vazirov, Azerbaijan
15:00 - 15:30

Management of procurement value
Sergiy Dovgalenko, UAE
15:30 - 16:00

Supply chain sustainability: What is the color of your Supply Chain?
The differences and similarities of traditional- and sustainable supply chain management.
Paul Denneman, Netherlands
16:30 - 17:00

Digital tools in procurement. VEON case
Irada Valiyeva, Netherlands / Russia
17:00 - 17:30

CIPS supply century – A new vision for the future of the procurement and supply profession
Key challenges in technology, skills, risk and scope

Will Beattie, Great Britain

First Day Summary- 17:30

10:45 - Coffee break
12:45 - Lunch
18:00 - Cocktail Party
June 5, at 6.00 PM

Nemiroff Party

cocktails / networking / photo

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- Registration starts at 8:00 -
Strategic Maps in the hall "Violet"
Richard Beaumont
Paul Denneman
Operational Models in the hall "Library"
Dr. Muddassir Ahmed
Dmitriy Gavrilov
Business Simulation in the hall "Indigo"
Roman Romantsov
Roman Romantsov

The business simulation The Fresh Connections runs all day long. The team with the highest results will get the prizes.


Employees of all functions: sales, production, logistics, procurement
What you should have with you

Please have your laptop with you - smartphone or tablet will not be enough
The business simulation format

Participants can form thier own teams OR be at the tables randomly
11:00 - Coffee break
13:00 - Lunch
16:00 - Coffee break

Organizers Who Make This Happen

Since autumn 2018 we were busy with developing conference concept, selecting speakers, asking participants, writing articles and earning money for the event :)
Maryna Trepova
"I am creating International procurement conference, because I believe that we do not have time to evolve.
It is necessary to take the best international practices, test them in Ukraine and introduce better ones in order to increase our companies' competitiveness in the global market"

write me directly - mt@ip-sm.com
Roman Romantzov
"I want to raise importance of Supply Chain function within a company. I want to show the Added Value that is created by Supply Chain.
I want to set a higher level of quality standards for our profession in Ukraine.
I want owners and top managers to understand that "Supply Chain People make the world move!"

write me directly - rr@ip-sm.com
Viktoriya Kravchenko
The Boss at MARKETING & PR
"For several years I've been consulting exporters and I see that in Ukraine we often underestimate every penny that we can save via more advanced processes in the supply chain.

And our conference is a leap to more sustainable manufactoring."

write me directly - vk@ip-sm.com
Our projects in procurement, supply chain and LEAN
General Partner - RUD TM
Official Partners
Our Partners

Ticket price

You can buy tickets via bank transfer requesting an invoice & a contract via request@ip-sm.com
1 Day of Conference
June 5
  • 1 day of the conference
  • Conference handouts
  • Speakers' presentations
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Networking with speakers
  • Synchro-translation of lectures - EN / RU
360 EUR (including VAT)
2 Days of Conference
June 5-6
  • 2 days of the conference
  • 2 practical workshops or a business simulation on June 6
  • Conference handouts
  • Speakers' presentations
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Networking with speakers
  • Synchro-translation of lectures and workshops - EN / RU
  • Certificates of participation in selected events on June 6
  • Nemiroff Party
625 EUR (including VAT)
2 workshops or Business-simulation - June 6
  • 2 practical workshops or a business simulation on June 6
  • Conference handouts
  • Speakers' presentations
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Networking with speakers
  • Synchro-translation of workshops - EN / RU
  • Certificates of participation in selected events on June 6
360 EUR (including VAT)

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50 Antonovycha street
Kyiv, Ukraine
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380 93 569 3885, 380 93 168 5675
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