POOL4TOOL Digital Procurement Day

Thursday, June 8th, 2017  |  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  |  Detroit, MI

Join POOL4TOOL and partners for a day of procurement excellence. Learn about the best ways to mobilize your business for the future of procurement from some of the industry’s top executives and analysts.

Highlights include:

  • Procurement Best Practices and Recommendations
  • Analyst Insights
  • POOL4TOOL Partner presentations on supplier risk, sustainability, compliance, and more

Venue: Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport  |  8000 Merriman Road  | Romulus, MI 48174  

A special rate has been secured for POOL4TOOL guests who wish to stay at the Sheraton. Instructions will be sent out with the confirmation email received upon registration.


*Note: This agenda will be continually updated in the weeks leading up to the event. This version is subject to change.

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast  
10:00 - 10:10 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Roger Blumberg  | Chief Commercial Officer, POOL4TOOL

10:10 - 11:15 a.m.

New Solutions for Your Digital Purchasing Strategy
Thomas Dieringer  |  CEO, POOL4TOOL
Michael Rösch  |  COO, POOL4TOOL
Special Guest: Alexa

See the latest and greatest features of the Intelligent Procurement Platform:

  • Integrated and Digital Category Management
  • Digital Assistant
  • Savings Tracking
11:15 - 12:00 p.m.

World-Class Procurement: Service Delivery in the Digital Era
Kurt Albertson  |  Principal, Procurement Advisory with the Hackett Group

Kurt Albertson from the Hackett Group will give us his take on the future of Digital Procurement.

 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  Networking Lunch Buffet
 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

What Lies Ahead: POOL4TOOL Product Vision and Roadmap
Michael Kern  |  VP Professional Services, POOL4TOOL America

An update on our new user interface and overall product plans

 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Bring Your Own Data
Roger Blumberg  | Chief Commercial Officer, POOL4TOOL

POOL4TOOL is the only solution that brings all relevant data in: compliance, financial health, sustainability, and more supply chain risk data at your fingertips. How much oversight do you want? 

 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Partner Presentations
RapidRatings, riskmethods, EcoVadis, and LexisNexis Risk Solutions

POOL4TOOL's partners provide supplier risk data in the fields of financial health, supply chain risk, corporate social responsibility, legal compliance, and more. Together with POOL4TOOL they create a comprehensive 360-degree view of your suppliers, maximizing supplier oversight. Experts from these firms will give insights on today's challenges in supplier management and how they can be solved. Take advantage of their expertise!

 2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Wolfgang Winstel  |  CEO, POOL4TOOL America