Future Leaders in Procurement 2014

The Faculty Roundtable are proud to host the 2nd Future Leaders in Procurement – a unique event  providing an engaging and interactive learning platform for future procurement leaders seeking to develop their leadership capability, define a career path and expand their networks in taking their procurement career to the next level!

Designed by future leaders for future leaders, FLiP is the only event created specifically to meet the leadership and development needs of procurement’s rising stars.

FLiP will be held on Tuesday 13th May 2014 at the Sebel Pier One in Sydney. Following the event will be a Future Leaders' dinner which will also be attended by Chief Procurement Officers from some of Australia’s leading companies.

For more information about FLiP please contact Program Manager, Belinda Toohey, on +61 3 9654 4900 or via email

The FLiP Program

 Key topics covered in 2014:

  • A view from the top – C-level Executives share their views on what makes a great procurement leader
  • The hard science behind soft skills  - what drives human behaviour and how to improve connectivity and engagement
  • Brand Procurement – Lifting the profile of procurement via a marketing led approach
  • Future gazing -  The trends that are influencing procurement now and into the future
  • Managing your career – Establishing a personal brand, optimising mentoring and how to extend your network
  • Social Procurement – Case studies for how corporate spend can be used to drive positive social outcomes without compromising on cost and quality

FLiP 2014 Speaker Preview


    Angela Giacoumis,
    Managing Director, Careerlink

    On how developing a champion mindset will positively impact the motivation, engagement and performance of all those around you.


  • Dave Lourdes
    Leadership Facilitator, Evolving Human Potential

    Sharing insights on how leaders must build trust, inspire commitment to a vision and create a collaborative work environment.
  • Kellie Egan
    HR Director Atlassian

    Hosting an interactive session to challenge the status quo and brainstorming ways to lead positive change in the workplace.





  • Anders Sormon-Nilsson

    Futurist & Innovation Strategist

    Inspiring delegates to start developing a high tech, high touch strategy that will help procurement prepare for a digital future.

  • Kate O'Reilly
    Managing Director, Optimiss Consulting

    Offering practical guidance on constructing a consistent personal message that tells employers, recruiters, supplier and peers who you are and what you stand for.

  • Mark Daniels
    Head of Market and Sector Development

    Showcasing findings from the 2013 Corporate Social Procurement Research and sharing real life case studies on how procurement teams are contributing to positive social outcomes.

  • Jack Slade
    Product Manager, Procurious

    Painting a vision for a smart, supportive, forward-thinking online procurement community.


  • Cassie Lawrence
    Category Manager, Qantas Airways

    "Really motivating day with a broad range of topics and an opportunity to meet some great people."
  • Louise Elford
    Strategic Program Manager, Energex

    "This has been one of the best forums I have attended."

  • Tony Huang
    GM Strategic Sourcing and Infrastructure Solutions, Telstra

    "Inspirational speakers! Really makes me think about my personal experience and what I want to achieve in my career."

  • Paul Holland
    Procurement Manager, Transurban

    "It was a great program to start building the bridge between the CPO level and Procurement professional."

FLiP Ambassador Competition

By registering for FliP, you can go in the running to become The 2014 FLiP Ambassador. 

This lucky winner will receive a full, two day pass to attend The 7th Asia-Pacific CPO Forum where they will network with the region's top CPOs and business leaders.

Learn more about becoming The FLiP Ambassador here



The Venue

In 2014, FLiP will be held at Sydney waterfront venue, The Sebel Pier One.

Nestled below Sydney Harbour Bridge and boasting spectacular panoramic views, FLiP guests will be treated to an unparalleled delegate experience.

Delegates wishing to book accommodation with the Sebel Pier One will enjoy a special rate of $245 per night.

To make your booking contact reservations on 1800 780 485 or via email on ak.sydak.reservations@autographhotels.com and quote The Faculty Conference.