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24th EIPM Annual Purchasing Conference 2021: Toward Fifth Generation Purchasing

The European Institute of Purchasing Management presents its 24th Annual Conference Charting our way towards Fifth Generation Purchasing on the 17th and 18th of March 2021 (Online mode)

The 2021 EIPM Annual Conference “Charting our way towards Fifth Generation Purchasing”, will take place on the 17th and 18th March 2021 in a digital format, free of charge.

This EIPM 24th Annual Conference is part of the EIPM 30th Anniversary Events. Already over 400 Participant have registered. The conference is made of 4 different 90 minutes slots on the 17th and 17th of March 2021 (please see full programme).

Wednesday 17th am CET

  • Tackling risks ( 8.30 - 10.00 am CET)

  • Lowering Financial breakeven points (10.30 - 12.00 am CET)

Thursday 18th pm CET

  • Revisiting the supply chain footprint ( 1.30-3.00 pm CET)

  • Investing in new technologies (3.30-5.00 pm CET)

The conference will be open to everyone in 2021 as we believe that openness and insight sharing are key for everyone these days. The conference is free of charge

Among speakers you will meet Industry experts and Academic thought leaders, including CEO, Enel Green Power, Director of Risk Management, Japan Airlines, VP/ General Manager Global Supply chain, Agilent Technologies, CPO, Moet Hennessy, Professor Supply Chain Management, West Virginia University, Vice President Indirect Procurement, Schneider Electric, Executive Purchasing Director, Adria Mobil, Head of Technology Procurement, STC, Executive Vice President, Capgemini and others.

Should you have any questions or require any further information on the EIPM events and training solutions for yourself or your teams, feel free contacting Ms Natalia Savitcaia at

Please find more information about the conference:

We look forward to welcoming you and your teams to the EIPM Annual Conference.

Bernard Gracia

EIPM President

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European Institute of Purchasing (EIPM)

EIPM is at the intersection of the business and the academic worlds, with an approach to education rooted in the reality of business.

Currently with branches in Geneva and Shanghai and partnerships in Brazil, India, Mexico, North America, Poland and the United Arab Emirates, the Institute has developed a complete range of solutions to meet the training and development needs of its large base of international clients in all sectors of industry and service.

EIPM's Mission

To serve our clients to deploy knowledge in Purchasing & Supply Management to contribute to sustainable Value Creation for different stakeholders.

EIPM's Assets

Global Footprint With a wide geographic coverage, providing solutions to companies across four continents, EIPM’s multinational staff and international network allow EIPM to organise educational programmes all over the world, balancing global objectives and local requirements.

Research-driven EIPM continuously develops and leverages new methodologies, tools and concepts to offer the perfect balance between academic achievement and professional experience. EIPM publishes regularly, notably the EIPM Value Creation Observatory, the EIPM Journal of Supply Excellence and the book Global Industrial Trends.

Pedagogical Expertise EIPM benefits from a well-qualified and international faculty, passionate about procurement and committed to our programmes and clients. Our Faculty is composed of prominent professors, consultants and executives of leading companies from different sectors.

Client Relationship EIPM maintains a dedicated customer service team, responsive to individual and organisations’ needs. EIPM’s international orientation and family spirit are key factors in its relationship with customers.

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European Institute of Purchasing (EIPM) is a Partner of the IFPSM.



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