The Effect of Procurement & Supply in a Diversified Economy

  • 09 June 2022
  • 14:00 - 15:00
  • Conrad Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi


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The Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi is pleased to support British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi's event on the "Effect of Procurement & Supply Chain in a Diversified Economy: Navigating the New Normal",happening on Thursday, 9 June 2022 at 6:30pm at Conrad Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi.

This panel event in collaboration with The Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS). In a session moderated by Sam Achampong, General Manager of CIPS, we will hear insights from expert industry representatives.

The panel discussion will be with representatives of the logistics, procurement and supply industries to discuss the impact of the global pandemic and other recent world events on these industries.

There will be opportunity for audience input, with the following topics posed to the panel:

  • How are countries in the region diversifying their economies to deal with new economic realities?
  • What is the role of procurement in these initiatives?
  • How can supply chain disruptions be mitigated?
  • What part does technology play in providing sustainable solutions?
  • How can industry plan for the next 'black swan' event?
  • General Manager of Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS), Sam Achampong (Moderator)
  • Principle Director Middle East of Accenture, Chair of Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS), Wael Safwat
  • Supply Management Director of Department of Tourism & Culture Abu Dhabi, Waleed Saeed Al Saeedi
  • Director of Procurement & Contracts of Expo 2020 Dubai, Adam Bektic
  • Group Procurement Manager of Al Masaood LLC, Sofiya Poland
  • Procurement Director of DAS Holding, Christopher Bentley
  • Manager of Procurement and Contracts of Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority, Sulaiman Abdulla
  • General Manager of Kerry Project Logistics Middle East LLC, Tina Benjamin-Lea
  • CBC Members: AED 150
  • Non-CBC Members: AED 240

Attendees will enjoy canapes and 2 house beverages.

Important Reminder:

Green Al Hosn App is required to attend Abu Dhabi events. Un-vaccinated attendees must show a negative PCR result within 48 hours of the event. Please ensure you are compliant with these regulations in order to attend. We appreciate your understanding.