Commodity/PROcurement EDGE Conference: Open for Registration

Spend Matters and MetalMiner are pleased to announce that registration is now available for our second event of 2013: Commodity/PROcurement EDGE.

This 3-day conference, taking place October 7-9, 2013, at the Hotel Sax Chicago, follows up our popular 2012 conference, (CommodityEDGE: Sourcing Intelligence for the New Normal) and we couldn’t be more excited by how it is shaping up. The content and takeaways will be absolutely invaluable for those in a category/commodity management or sourcing role.

See what attendees, sponsors, and speakers have had to say about our previous conferences.

Top industry speakers and panelists will discuss the following topics

  • Procurement, supply chain and commodity management technology market segmentation and analysis (multiple sessions)
  • Procurement ERP survival guide: SAP, Ariba and beyond
  • Intersections of eProcurement, e-invoicing, and supplier management 
  • Manufacturing and economic outlooks
  • Commodity market analysis: steel, aluminum, energy, packaging, transportation and more!
  • Commodity sourcing strategies and approaches, including supporting technologies (e.g., e-sourcing, commodity management) that will help to mitigate and manage volatility, and support negotiation, contracting and hedging including
  • Nearshoring – including detailed cost comparisons of moving categories of spend from China to Mexico
  • Conflict Minerals – building off our recent Conflict Minerals EDGE conference, we will be offering a half-day track dedicated to the topic

Additionally, the complete program will count for 12 continuing education credits/hours with ISM.

If you’d like to learn more or have a specific question about Commodity/PROcurement EDGE, please contact Brianna Tonner at btonner(at)metalminer(dot)com


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