Exceptional speakers. Actionable Insights. Konnect with Industry Experts.
20.10.2022
Papiersall & Folium

Join us at Keelvar Konnect 2022!

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Today’s procurement leaders need to move beyond standard e-sourcing and first-generation sourcing tools. In addition to our unrivalled sourcing optimization offering, Keelvar is leading the intelligent sourcing automation race with AI-powered software that can handle up to 90% of the event tactical workload as sourcing increases in frequency and complexity.

Join us in Zurich for Keelvar Konnect 2022 for this exclusive opportunity where we will launch our next-generation sourcing bots. Hear from Keelvar Founder & CEO, Alan Holland and many other experts within the team. We'll also be joined by Jacob Gorm Larsen, Founder of Moneyball CPH and renowned procurement expert.


At this invite-only one-day event:

  • Get an exclusive look at Keelvar’s automation roadmap.
  • Be the first to see our sourcing bots in action in our build-a-bot workshop.
  • Network and meet with industry peers and experts to discuss best practices and get personalised advice based on your needs. 
  • Hear firsthand from Keelvar’s valued customers.
  • Define your bespoke automation roadmap.
  • Close out the evening with dinner, drinks and networking.

Speakers

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Alan Holland
CEO, Keelvar
Jacob Gorm Larsen
Jacob Gorm Larsen
Founder, Moneyball CPH
Chris Walsh Keelvar
Chris Walsh
VP of Product, Keelvar
ARMIN SCHARLACH
ARMIN SCHARLACH
Partner, OliverWyman

Agenda

09:00
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09:30
Welcome / Coffee
09:30
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10:15
Guest speaker Jacob Gorm Larsen: Achieving Sourcing Excellence with Automation
Founder of Moneyball CPH, previous Head of Digital Procurement at Maersk and author of best-selling book “A Practical Guide to E-auctions for Procurement”, Jacob will share his insights on the market, the future of sourcing automation, and a practical guide on how to begin your automation journey.
10:15
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11:00
Introducing Keelvar Next-Generation Sourcing Bots
An exclusive opportunity to join the first ever session where, Alan Holland, Keelvar Founder & CEO, will launch our next-generation sourcing bots.
11:00
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11:30
Coffee Break & Networking
11:30
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13:00
Option 1: Build-a-bot Workshop
Be the first to see our bots in action. In these breakout sessions, join Keelvar Bot Architects to build a bot prototype live based on real-life business challenges you and other organizations have at present. Select one of four workshop sessions based on the your category of interest including Services, Logistics, MRO and more.
11:30
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13:00
Option 2: Automation Strategy Workshop
Share your challenges in scaling procurement excellence. Discuss with our in-house adoption specialists what it takes to define your tailored roadmap towards increased automation of your procurement functions: goals, timing and early success indicators, going from 0 to 1 and how to repeat and scale successes.
13:00
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14:00
Lunch
14:00
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14:45
Bot Use Cases & Stories
In this session, we’ll showcase the different bots built in the breakout sessions. Learn what challenges your peers and other leading enterprises are facing and see real examples of how sourcing automation can help solve these challenges.
14:45
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15:15
What's New on Keelvar's Product Roadmap
VP of Product, Chris Walsh, will give an exclusive look at the Keelvar product roadmap for Sourcing Automation in 2023.
15:15
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15:30
Coffee Break & Networking
15:30
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16:00
Guest Speaker Armin Scharlach: Trouble Ahead – Why Optimization has never been more necessary to find the right balance between cost, quality, risk and ESG
Armin Scharlach is Partner and Commercial Director in Oliver Wyman. He is an expert for advanced procurement, in particular in the areas digital procurement, procurement IT, procurement analytics and advanced sourcing.
16:00
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17:00
Ask the Experts: The Keelvar Klinic
This is an open and interactive forum to get tailored advice and input based on your specific questions and needs. We’ll have four drop-in expert zones to sit with an expert one-to-one. 1) Data & IT 2) Implementation & Operations 3) Best Practices & Trends 4) Market & Industry Expertise (with Jacob Gorm Larsen and Armin Sharlach)
17:00
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17:30
Best Practices for Embarking on Your Automation Journey
Closing remarks from Alan Holland, Keelvar CEO, on how to embark on your automation journey and what Keelvar is doing next.
17:30
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20:00
Dinner, Drinks & Networking

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FAQs

Is there recommended accommodation??

The becozy (www.becozyzuerich.ch) is a self-check-in hotel within 1 minute walking distance to Papiersaal / FOLIUM

The B2 Boutique hotel (https://www.b2boutiquehotels.com/en/contact/)is 5min away from Papiersaal / FOLIUM.

The Hotel Engimatt (www.engimatt.ch) is also just around the corner.

Is there parking?

The old Sihl paper factory in Sihlcity is very well developed in terms of transport. There is a car park with over 800 parking spaces in the immediate vicinity. 

Can I access the event by public transport?
Tram lines 13, 17 & 5 lead directly to us, as well as the S-Bahn 4 (5 min. travel time from the main station) and bus line 89.

Bus lines 72 (VBZ) and 444, resp. 445 from Bremgarten also run at regular intervals.

Tram 13, 17 & 5 / Sihlcity Nord

Bus line 89, 72 (VBZ) and 444, resp. 445

S-Bahn 4 / hall sports hall
What is the address of the venue?
Papiersall and Folium
Prägebüro GmbH Kalanderplatz
6 | Sihlcity
8045 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 44 201 18 88
Fax +41 44 201 18 87
Are there any COVID safety protocols in place at venues?

The venue is operating with your safety in mind and will adhere to the up to date public health guidelines at the time of the event. There is no mask mandate currently in effect, so it is at the audience's discretion to wear masks. We can put you in touch with the venue if you need more details or information about how the venue is currently operating. 

Special Access Requirements

If you have any special access requirements, please contact us at marketing@keelvar.com upon registration and we can make necessary arrangements to enable your attendance to this event.

What if I have dietary requirements?

We will be in contact with you to understand what dietary requirements you have so we can accommodate you on the day.

Are my travel costs covered?

Unfortunately, we are unable to cover the travel costs for this event.

Can I attend online?

Unfortunately no, this is an in-person event only.

How do I convince my boss?
With this helpful email template of course!
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