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LUPC Conference 2015

LUPC's 2015 conference and exhibition took place on Thursday 26th March 2015 at Senate House, London.

Thank you to all the members and exhibitors who turned out to make the day (and evening) such a success!

If you didn't make the event and want to see what you missed, or just want a souvenir, here's the:

Conference 2015 programme 

Exhibitors' list

 

Keynote 1: Nicola Dandridge, Universities UK
Efficiency and modernisation: oppression or liberation? 

 

Keynote 2: Dr Olga Martin-Ortega, University of Greenwich
Socially responsible procurement of electronic goods: why it matters

 

 

Workshop slides

HEPA - What's in it for me?


Given by: Caroline Blackman-Edney, Head of Procurement, University of Cambridge

 

Developing a procurement strategy and making it work for you


Given by: Penny Green, Head of Procurement, London South Bank University

 

The impact of the new public sector contracts regulations 2015 


Given by: Debbie Metcalfe, EU Public Procurement Trainer and Advisor, Achilles Group Ltd.

 

Dealing with suppliers in financial difficulty


Given by: Ed Husband, Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards

 

An introduction to the NEC3 term services contract


Given by: Tim Knee-Robinson, NEC Consultant

 

Who gives a tweet? Social media and procurement (slide presentation n/a)
Given by: Tania Seary, Founder, Procurious

 

The PMA journey towards best in class procurement


Given by: Judith Russell, Operations Manager, SUPC Procurement Shared Service

 

Buying from framework agreements


Given by: Jacquie Devonshire, LUPC Interim Senior Contracts Manager

 

Influencing skills masterclass (slide presentation n/a)
Given by: Hazel Holder, Voice and Communication Trainer, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

 

Why don't regional consortia work together - and other misconceptions


Given by: Dr Andrew Young, Chief Operating Officer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and LUPC Chair

 

Drinks reception was sponsored by: