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CPO & SCM Executive Circle

03.07.2019 in Berlin | #192

CPO & SCM Executive Circle 

Hotel Adlon Kempinski 

3. July 2019 in Berlin, Germany 


The CPO & SCM Executive Circle

New technologies are leading to new business requirements that will translate into new business purchasing requirements. One of these requirements will be the acquisition, analysis and implementation of real-time data, an activity that is at the heart of Industry 4.0. Key data is increasingly being captured by sensors, analyzed in real-time, and transformed by actors and other devices into actions that are made available to value chain partners in real time. How does the transformation into digitized procurement and a digitalized supply chain succeed?  

about the think tank


Our think tanks are rotating discussion groups with a clear objective. It is about discussing industry challenges in a roundtable (6 - 8 people) and developing ideas through different viewing areas and profit from synergy effects. The topic setting takes place in advance of the event and the host of the respective think tank is determined in advance. In this way, we enable an open exchange within our circle, as well as long-term and continuous learning effects across company boundaries, time efficient and exclusive.

focus topics


  • The new value creation through procurement
  • Digital Supply Chain & Supplier Management (Supply Chain 4.0)
  • Innovative procurement data usage (Procurement 4.0)
  • Monitor problem: Could blockchain be a possible solution?
  • Efficiency through better visibility into supply chain operations
  • What makes an innovative and succesful CPO? Procurement 2020

the agenda


  • 4:00 pm Reception & Welcome, CEO Network Circle
  • 4:15 pm Welcome & Schedule of the afternoon, Chairman
  • 4:30 pm Think Tank Round 1
  • 5:10 pm Summary & Exchange Round 1
  • 5:20 pm Coffee & Networking Break
  • 5:30 pm Keynote



  • 6:15 pm Think Tank Round 2 
  • 6:55 pm Summary & Exchange Round 2 
  • 7:05 pm Summary of the afternoon, Chairman 
  • 7:25 pm Dinner Circle 1
  • 8:05 pm Amuse-Gueule & Networking Break
  • 8:20 pm Dinner Circle 2
  • 9:00 pm Dessert, Cocktails & Closing the day

the location


Venue | Hotel Adlon Kempinski 

"A living legend in the heart of Berlin." With this slogan the Hotel Adlon Kempinski advertises completely correct. For many decades, the Hotel Adlon has hosted queens and kings as well as Nobel laureates and top decision-makers from business and politics. The Hotel Adlon Kempisnki in Berlin is one of the most famous hotels in the world.

Restaurant | Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer

The kitchen of the Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer is European inspired, exciting and expressive. The enthusiastically enthusiastic Hendrik Otto has made it his mission to surprise the eyes and especially the palate of the discerning guests. "My passion is to arouse emotions through my kitchen. The guests should have fun and all senses must be addressed while enjoying, "says chef Hendrik Otto, who has been awarded two Michelin stars.


about Network Circle

Network Circle has set itself the goal of making the exchange between decision-makers at the same level but of different companies (Top 500 exclusively) efficient and targeted. We can rely on years of experience. For us it is important to create a framework in which we enable an open and constant exchange of relevant topics with decision-makers at your level for you, to use synergy effects, learning moments and of course, a medium and long-term best possible network. Very important is the exclusivity. That's why we only invite selected decision makers to join the Network Circle.

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