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Conference agenda now confirmed


Once again partnering with the Scottish Government, Procurex Scotland 2018 is proud to host the Scottish Government 14th National Procurement Conference, which attracts buyers, heads of department and contract managers responsible for managing the national public procurement expenditure of almost £11 billion a year.

The Conference agenda is now live and we are delighted to welcome some fantastic new speakers to the panel.  Through a series of keynote and breakout sessions, this hugely important one-day conference will provide attendees with an invaluable insight into the latest developments and opportunities taking place across Scotland.


Reasons to attend include:

  • Keep up to date with the current and future plans for public sector procurement in Scotland
  • Join some of the leading experts from across public procurement during the morning keynote sessions
  • Hear from our special guest speaker Ant Middleton who will deliver a session based on his experience in the Special Forces and how this can be adapted to improve team building and leadership within your organisation
  • Participate in a choice of breakout sessions covering topics such as fair work in practice, DPS and maximising economic impact
  • Network with peers and colleagues during breaks at Procurex Scotland

For anyone working in procurement, or any supplier actively looking to supply to public sector in Scotland, the Scottish Government 14th National Procurement Conference is your route to achieving success in this field.  Join over 500 of your colleagues and peers – with limited availability make sure you don’t miss out and book today.

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Jamie Hepburn MSP

Minister for Business

Fair Work and Skills

Ainslie McLaughlin

Director of Procurement and Commercial

Scottish Government

Special Guest Leadership & Motivational Speaker Ant Middleton

Adventurer, Leader – SAS: Who Dares Wins

Gareth Rhys Williams

Chief Commercial Officer

Cabinet Office

Keith Winter

Executive Director of Environment, Enterprise and Communities

Fife Council

Rona Dougall


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