21st EIPM Annual Purchasing Conference

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

21st EIPM Annual Purchasing Conference

08-12-2016 - 09-12-2016

The Next 25 Years of Purchasing

The 2016 EIPM Conference is an exceptional one, as it will close the celebration of the EIPM 25th Anniversary with a look into the future. Throughout the Conference, we will ask ourselves: What will change for Purchasing teams in the next 25 years? We will look at the following sub themes:




David Allard – StelLab@EPFL innovation cell Manager at PSA Group

Danijel Banek – Executive Director of Central Purchasing at Atlantic Grupa

Jean-François Baril – CEO at Connecting Partners & at Ginko Ventures

Paul Gardner – VP One Sourcing Direct Materials & GM DanTrade at Danone

Maximiliane Glas – VP Customer Success at Old St Labs

Robert Grimm – Project Manager at Roland Berger

Hervé Legenvre – EIPM Research and MBA Director

Mélanie Lehoux-Schuppert – Founder & CEO at IBAT

Finn Pedersen – Head of IT Sourcing at Nordea

Loic Perret – Purchasing Director – Open Innovation, Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric

Laurent Savelli – Head of non-manufacturing Procurement (including Innovation) for R&D and Groups Purchasing Director at STMicroelectronics

Detlef Schultz – Chairman of the Board, Vodafone Procurement Company Sarl

Romaric Servajean-Hilst – Research Associate i3-CRG at Ecole Polytechnique


Additional Sessions during the Conference

Practical Information

ACCOMODATION: There are two hotels at a walking distance from the Conference venue: a special rate has been negotiated with Best Western Porte Sud de Genève**** and there’s also Ibis Archamps Porte de Genève***.

TAXI: We recommend the taxi company Accord Taxi: accord.taxi74@orange.fr or +33 (0)6 08 23 40 00 (contact person is Jimmy).

VENUE: Archamps Convention Centre (see on the map below).

BY PLANE: The nearest airport is Geneva International Airport, about 20 minutes from the venue.

BY TRAIN: There are two main Railway Stations in Geneva: Gare Cornavin (located in the city centre, about 45 minutes from the venue) and Airport Railway Station (about 20 minutes from the venue).

BY CAR: The venue is by the A40 highway, exit 13.1 “Archamps Technopole”.


Check the Agenda Register Now!



Event Category:
Event Tags:


Archamps Convention Centre
155 Rue Ada Byron
Archamps, 74160 France
+ Google Map