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WEConnect International in Australia is pleased to once again support and invite our members to attend the 3rd annual Women in Procurement conference, taking place in Melbourne from 26-28 April 2017. The event has established itself as the annual meeting for procurement and supply chain managers to advance careers and benchmark their organisations progress in industry practices. Speakers include:

  • Johanne Rossi, Chief Procurement Officer, Caltex
  • Coretta Bessi, Former Chief Procurement Officer, NBN Co
  • Susan Woodall, Chief Procurement Officer, ORICA (Singapore)
  • Thomai Veginis, Director - Procurement, Telstra
  • Deanne Hawkswood, Chief Procurement Officer, Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • Pauline Rolfe, Procurement Operations Associate Manager, Accenture
  • Karen Carmichael, Chief Financial Officer, Versent
  • Kelly Irwin, Head of Procurement Australia and New Zealand, Holcim

Download the full conference agenda here:

Now in its third year, Women in Procurement has some exciting new material on offer:  

  • New case studies – learn from leading examples of effective leadership, including winners from the 2016 CIPSA Awards
  • More interaction – engage more with your peers with new roundtables, think tank and speed networking session
  • Learn how to embrace digital disruption, emerging technologies and procurement automation
  • Benchmark your own organisation’s progress on procurement excellence with organisations from across the Asia Pacific

Book tickets online ( or contact +61 (0)2 9977 0565.