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LUPC & SUPC Conference 2016 presentations





Thank you to all our delegates, exhibitors, sponsors and guests who attended the LUPC & SUPC Conference on Wednesday 15th June 2016 at Mary Ward House in London.

The 2016 LUPC & SUPC Conference, Collaboration in Action!, has now come and gone.  This year's event - the first joint conference for the two consortia - brought together 250 delegates representing over 100 higher education institutions and other public sector bodies from across London and the South of England. 

Supported by a 57-stand supplier exhibition, the conference provided a full-day of informative sessions and networking opportunities, topped off with a post-conference drinks reception.  Thank you to all the delegates, speakers and exhibitors who supported the conference and contributed to its success. 

For those who would like to view the conference presentation slides, you can find them below.  Please note, not all presenters gave permission to have their slides publicly available.

Below are the presentations from this event:

Keynote presentations

Keynote 1 - Unlocking the Potential of Collaboration - Professor Marc Day, Profession of Strategy and Operations Management, Henley Business School, University of Reading

Keynote 2 - Delivering Better Performance through Collaboration: Reflections from a World Cup Winner - Claire Taylor MBE, Principal Consultant, SUMS Consulting

Workshop Presentations

Category Focus, Estates - Jayne Thorn, Category Manager, SUPC and Suzanne Stokes, Senior Contracts Manager, LUPC; Joanna Mckelvey, Head of Procurement and Contract Management, Royal Botanic Garden, Kew; and Iain McWilliams, Director of Procurement, Oxford Brookes University

Category Focus, ICT - Tammie Purdue, Category Manager, SUPC; and Mike Kilner, Senior Contracts Manager, LUPC 

Category Focus, ICT - Academia, Tom Needham, Business Development & Strategic Alliances Manager, Academia

Category Focus, Professional Services - Susan Wright, Head of SUPC;  and Jill Christiaens, Senior Contracts Manager

Category Focus, Professional Services - Gerry Burns, Assistant Director of Procurement, King's College London

Category Focus, STEMed - Effie Rigopoulou, Category Manager, SUPC; Darran Whately, Senior Contracts Manager; and Linda Tyrrell, Procurement Manager, University College London

How to Get the Most from a Framework - Paul Mander, Head of Operational Procurement, SUPC; and Don Bowman, Assistant Director of (Procurement)

What are the Implications of Brexit, David Hansom, Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards; and Peter Smith, Managing Editor, Spend Matters