Procurement Modernization

Online: Friday, September 17th, 2021 | Time: 12:00-2:15pm ET / 9:00-11:15am PT

Delivering a Simpler, More Accessible and Cost-efficient Public Procurement System

Last year, we were able to experience how resilient and transformative public procurement can be. A crisis-driven response to the pandemic showed us what we needed to get right in 2021 and build on those priorities as we move forward towards our modernization goals.  

Leading organizations have also recognized how critical it is to modernize your core foundational pillars of talent, process, technology, and culture in order to achieve an efficient, agile and diversified procurement function. We have our modernization goals solidified, but how do we ensure that we turn the temporary measures we put in place into systemic reforms and continue the transformation momentum? 

Public Sector Network’s Procurement Modernization Virtual Event will provide you and your team with an opportunity to evaluate your current processes, learn about the latest trends and innovations from leaders in the space and gain practical tips that you can implement to fast-track meeting your modernization goals.  

Our Expert Speakers

Phil Broughton

Head of Business Programs
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

John Mavriyannakis

Interim Lead, Strategy and Information Technology
Supply Ontario

Mimi Vu

Senior Manager

Ruth Lau Siemers

Director Procurement
Ministry of Citizens’ Services British Columbia

Tracy Harris

Senior Director, Strategic and Advisory Services, Procurement and Supply
Ministry of Citizens’ Services British Columbia

Peter Nummi

Regional Sales Director

Mark Janes

Director of Procurement
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Lorenzo Ieraci

Associate Deputy Minister
Public Services and Procurement Canada

Anthony Berry
Director of Solutions

Jerome Thirion

Engagement Partner & National Supply Chain Lead

Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organizations looking to:

Learn how you can support your procurement efforts by leveraging emerging tools and technology 
Hear from your peers about common hurdles and areas of opportunities in their modernization journeys 
Discuss how you can implement a modern procurement platform that is purpose-driven 


  • 9:00am PT & 12:00pm ET

    Welcome from PSN

  • 9:05am PT & 12:05pm ET

    Chair Opening: Paving the Right Path Forward towards your Modernization Goals

  • 9:20am PT & 12:20pm ET

    Government Keynote: Building on your Modernization Progress

  • 9:35am PT & 12:35pm ET

    Platinum Keynote: Future-proofing your Procurement Lifecycle for the New Normal

  • 9:50am PT & 12:50pm ET

    Government Keynote: Unlocking New Opportunities to Maximize ROI and Achieve Greater Agility

  • 10:05am PT & 1:05pm PT

    Government Case Study: Becoming the Procurement Officer of the Future

  • 10:20am PT & 1:20pm ET


  • 10:25am PT & 1:25pm ET

    Gold Spotlight: 3 Insights for Awarding RFPs more Equitably

  • 10:40am PT & 1:40pm ET

    Panel Discussion: Building a Purpose-Led Procurement Modernization Roadmap

  • 11:10am PT & 2:10pm ET

    Closing Remarks from the Chair & End of session


What’s included in your registration:

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear from solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content after the conference on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Complimentary for public sector employees only *

Event Partners




Interested in sponsoring? Contact Mike Lefrank by phone (1-647-215-0659) or email ([email protected])

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