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Sep 11
Shared Services and Outsourcing Week 2018
09/11/2018 - 09/13/2018
Vilnius,
Lithuania

Taking place for the 2nd time this year, the Biannual Shared Services and Outsourcing Week 2018 is headed to the award-winning city of Vilnius!

You’ll know that the role of the customer has never been more critical to business success and nowhere has this become more apparent than in the realm of Business Services. Now is the time to revolutionise your Business Services strategy, re-imagine your SSO culture, your operational delivery and your digital transformation rule book in order to accomplish customer excellence.

Look no further – Be part of the movement and join Europe’s leading force in shared services and outsourcing at #SSOW Autumn this September, where you will discover the most innovative and effective tools and strategies to empower excellence in your service operations.

* Strategise your retention and millennial engagement strategy to create an exceptional SSC culture – nurture your leaders of tomorrow, today.

* Digital transformation – embed and operationalise RDA to take care of transactional work, drive efficiency savings and allow your FTEs to focus on rewarding activities.

* Embed CI initiatives into your organisation to help your FTEs to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.

* Utilise data analytics in order to capture vital statistics about your organisation and provide additional value add.

* Explore the depth and scope of your SSC operations – convince your leaders that your SSC has the capacity for growth!

SSOW is packed with inspiring, insightful, and innovative speeches, round-tables, and eye opening debates! Through these lessons and fruitful discussions, you will connect with people who will become long-term strategic partners, friends, or even future colleagues!

Look no further and join us in September, where you will hear from 70+ inspirational speakers at SSOW Autumn where no other Business Services meeting in Europe has as many senior leaders sharing their transformation successes and failures!

Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and keep an eye out for #SSOWAutumn

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Sep 12
Chicago SIGnature Event
09/12/2018
Chicago, Illinois
USA

SIG and Allegis will be joining forces at Mayer Brown for a day of networking, thought leadership and live peer-to-peer discussion. This specific event will feature a presentation from Brad Peterson, the leader of technology transactions practice at Mayer Brown.

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Sep 21
SIG Seattle CPO Meet and Eat
09/21/2018
Seattle, Washington
USA

SIG and REI will be hosting an exclusive executive networking event. This event is unparalleled in its esteemed thought leadership and idea-sharing opportunities. Previous attendees of this prestigious event include executives from Boeing, Russell Investments, Microsoft and many more. 

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Sep 26
Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southern California
09/26/2018 - 09/27/2018
La Jolla, California
USA
Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southern California conference returns to La Jolla for its 6th year this September 2018. This year’s program will boast two full days of bio-pharma content, including a one-day medical device stream, ensuring engaging high-level sessions delivered for local pharma, biotech and device companies.
The event will bring you plenty of opportunity to get involved with panel discussions, live debates, interactive sessions and on-stage interviews. Whether you want to get involved in a debate on strategic alliances preventing innovation, or discuss the best methods for CRO engagement and patient recruitment, the programme has something for everyone.
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Oct 15
SIG Global Summit Fall 2018
10/15/2018 - 10/18/2018
Rancho Mirage, California
USA

SIG Global Executive Summits are 4-day events that are packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes and risk-mitigation approaches. Through CPO roundtables, keynote sessions, workshops, breakout sessions and networking events, you'll hear from industry thought leaders, discover the latest innovative trends and have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals facing similar challenges.

The Summit kicks off Monday with a day of innovation in the morning along with a fun and friendly, semi-competitive golf scramble in the afternoon. The golf scramble is open to everyone who is registered for the Summit, regardless of skill level.

This ​fall’s ​SIG ​​​Global ​​​Summit ​will ​include ​the ​inaugural ​Future ​of ​Sourcing ​Awards, ​celebrating ​companies ​and ​individuals ​who ​are ​driving ​transformative ​change ​in ​the ​sourcing ​industry. ​If ​you ​are ​registering ​to ​attend ​the ​Summit—a ​​​multi-day ​​​event ​​​packed ​​​with ​​​the ​​​latest ​​​best ​​​practices, ​​​cost-cutting ​​​strategies, ​​​innovative ​​​processes, ​​​and ​​​risk-mitigation ​​​approaches—you ​are ​automatically ​registered ​for ​the ​Awards ​dinner. ​ 

If ​you ​are ​registering ​for ​the ​Future ​of ​Sourcing ​Awards ​event ​only, ​please ​choose ​“Awards ​Dinner ​Only” ​when ​selecting ​your ​registrant ​type. ​There ​will ​be ​an ​option ​to ​add ​on ​attendance ​at ​the ​Summit ​later ​in ​the ​registration ​process ​if ​you ​wish ​to ​attend. 

Questions? ​​Contact ​​Justin ​​McCourt ​​at ​​jmccourt@sig.org ​​or ​​904-930-4584.

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Oct 17
Outsourcing Summit & Expo
10/17/2018 - 10/18/2018
London,
United Kingdom

This unique two day event will deliver opportunities for sourcing and IT professionals at every level to participate, learn, network and build new alliances & partnerships that will transform their business.

Taking place in London, OSX is a conference, exhibition, workshop and meeting hub all under one roof. Our new, innovative programme format has been carefully designed to facilitate all of these requirements, with the added provision of a route to market.

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Oct 22
American Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit
10/22/2018 - 10/23/2018
San Diego, California
USA

Explore the latest technologies and strategies for visibility, flexibility and speed.

The American SCMS Summit brings together supply chain leaders and innovators from across the Americas and beyond. Speakers from Intel, Sysco, Anheuser-Busch InBev, AMGEN and many more will share insights into their operations.

They’ll discuss how to utilize Big Data and IoT to create a lean supply chain. You’ll also learn how to secure your supply chain from challenges such as cyber security and Blockchains. To find out more, visit www.american-scms.com. Register now for early bird discounts.

Please note, commercial solution providers cannot attend as delegates and must sponsor to attend. For sponsorship opportunities, please see here.

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Nov 07
Toronto SIGnature Event
11/07/2018
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

SIG and SAP Ariba are heading up to the Great White North to host a networking and thought leadership event at Goodmans LLP in Toronto. Enjoy presentations such as "Blockchain as a Procurement Exercise" by Richard Corley and Peter Ruby, both partners at Goodmans LLP, and an executive presenation by Lorri Rowlandson, Senior Vice President at BGIS. The day will also include live peer-to-peer discussion and roundtable breakout sessions.

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Nov 08
SIG Toronto CPO Meet and Eat
11/08/2018
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Join SIG and Ivalua for this three-hour networking opportunity for CPO level executives only, hosted by Goodmans LLP. The day morning event, where breakfast is served, includes executive presentations and plenty of time for networking and idea sharing.

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Nov 12
Shared Services & Outsourcing Woche 2018
11/12/2018 - 11/15/2018
Berlin,
Germany

From 12. to 15. November 2018 the Shared Services & Outsourcing Woche will take place in Berlin and invites industry experts to discuss the latest trends for the D/A/CH Shared Services & Outsourcing landscape! This area has been heavily influenced by digitalization and the use of disruptive technologies has driven positive development faster than ever.  Further innovative topics, such as Employee Journey, Redesign Captive 2.0, Data Analytics and Added Value Creation will also be the focus for many industries and departments and will be covered at the SSOW 2018. Get information about speaker, topics, workshops, and site visits here in the agenda: https://sharedserviceswoche.iqpc.de/agenda-mc

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