SAP Discovery Day for Procurement


Date: June 6, 2023

Time: 12:00 – 17:30

Location: SAP Netherlands, 's-Hertogenbosch



Learn how your peers are streamlining and future-proofing their procurement organization. Join us on the 6th of June together with senior procurement practitioners and experts for a half-day event to get inspired and to explore the latest opportunities and innovations in procurement.


Network with industry peers, gain insights into the latest developments and challenges in procurement, and discuss how to tackle risk mitigation, sustainability and supplier innovation best.


Get inspired by real-life examples from your peers in procurement. During the SAP Discovery Day for Procurement you will:

·       Get customer insights from guest-speakers

·       Experience the latest procurement innovations

·       Network with industry peers


The SAP Discovery Day for Procurement will be held on June 6th, 2023 from 12:00 until 17:30 CET at the SAP Netherlands Experience Center in 's-Hertogenbosch.


Book your seat now for June 6th.


  • 12:00
    Doors open and Networking Lunch
  • 12:45
    Opening key-note and panel
    • Strategy session: Top 7 Issues Facing Procurement Leaders in 2023 and How to Solve Them
    • Customer Panel with Technische Unie
  • 14:00
  • 14:30
    Break-out Round 1
    • Inkoop Zuyderland MC in control
    • Embracing Strategic Sourcing: Visscher-Caravelle's journey
    • Product expert session - Unleashing SAP Procurement Solutions Quiz!
    Break-out Round 2
    • S2P on track for the future - NS
    • Digital transformation of Procurement within Accenture
    • Product expert session - SAP Business Network: unlocking the power of business connections
  • 15:30
  • 15:45
    Break-out Round 3
    • Why the energy transition requires a procurement (incl. systems) transformation at Gasunie 
    • Driving Success: The Power of Change Management in SAP Ariba Direct Sourcing adoption
    • Product expert session - Procurement & External Workforce Management 
  • 16:15
    Closing key-note
    • Towards New Frontiers in Procurement in the Digital Age - Prof. Dr. Frank Rozemeijer, Procurement and Supply Management
  • 17:15
    Networking drinks
Meet our speakers

A diverse group of customers, experts and executives will join us throughtout the day. Learn from their experience by asking any question you may have.

Frank Rozemeijer
Prof. Purchasing and Supply Mgmt
Maastricht University


Frank holds the NEVI chair in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at Maastricht University, where he is responsible for setting up PhD research, coordinating the SCM Master course 'Strategic Sourcing' and supervising graduation projects. In addition, he is program director of the NEVI Procurement Leadership Program (PLP), a 9-month leadership development program at Maastricht University. 

Eric Vos
Manager Purchasing & Logistics
Zuyderland MC


Eric is Manager Purchasing & Logistics at Zuyderland MC since 8 years where he is executing a procurement digitalization program supported by SAP Ariba. Besides his position at Zuyderland, Eric is communiy lead of Kring Zuid within NEVI.

Yi An Yung
Teamlead Process management and EU tendering


Yi An Yung leads the Process and Knowledge team within the purchasing department of Gasunie. He and his team focus on the optimization of procurement processes, such as: Data Driven procurement, S/4HANA upgrade, sustainability, European tenders and more...

Bernard Stoit
Solution Advisor Procurement


Bernard is Solution Advisor for SAP's Procurement Solutions. He likes to discover how SAP can bring true value for customers. He's trusted advisor and helps to guide businesses in meeting their Procurement challenges, ambitions and company goals.

Chanelva Kartopawiro
Solution Advisor Procurement


Chanelva has over 12 years of diverse experience in various procurement positions. Her expertise lies in gathering and comprehending procurement business requirements, enabling her to effectively translate them into optimal SAP solution designs.

John Ferry
Global Procurement Business Process & Digital Transformation


John is responsible for leading Accenture’s internal Procurement Transformation and Change Management. Bringing customer centricity to the core and reinventing procurement as a connected and digitized end to end procurement function. Helping teams to embrace new technology and pivot to a data driven culture.

Bram Bos
Manager Contracting and Procurement


Bram works at Visscher-Caravelle since 2017 where he is responsible for the C&P teams in Europe. He is supporting Visscher-Caravelle’s board in developing and implementing a strategical sourcing strategy. Structuring, improving, and implementing purchasing processes is one of his main focal points.

Ton Smeele
Product-Owner EDI/S2S
Technsiche Unie


Ton works for Technsiche Unie since 2011. First as a Business Analyst for the IT department with focus on Procurement,  Stockmanagement and Finance. Since 2019 as Product-Owner EDI/S2S within the businesunit eCommerce regarding Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay processes.

Alexander de Vreede
Product Owner S2P
Nederlandse Spoorwegen


Alexander is Product Owner S2P at NS. His team is executing the implementation of Guided Buying, ACM and the centralization of procurement processes in S/4HANA. He has over 20 years of experience in Procurement and has worked with Ariba/SAP for over 16 years.

Ralph Ophelders
Solution Advisor External Workforce Management


Ralph is an experienced External Workforce Management Specialist, with a background in HR, Staffing, Recruitment and MSP. He loves to show how Technology can add value in achieving business goals.

Skander Essaïm
Solution Advisor Procurement


Skander has almost 18 years of procurement digitalization experience in different roles, He has a track record of helping organizations adapt to operate & work smarter using cool technologies.

Maarten Koldenhof
Change Manager
Nederlandse Spoorwegen


Maarten Koldenhof, currently Change Manager for the Unite program. Since four years part of the program in various rolls. First as product Owner for direct Procurement (Rail), then as project lead and now as Change manager

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