Mercado Eletrônico, the leader in e-commerce among companies in Latin America, will hold the ME B2B Summit 2022 on October 26.
This year, the fourth edition of the event will be 100% in person, at Teatro Bradesco, located in Bourbon Shopping, in São Paulo.
The ME B2B Summit, a B2B e-commerce event, will bring together professionals and experts to discuss trends, challenges and technologies in the procurement and supply chain industry, as well as leadership and behavior.
Among the names that make up the agenda of lectures and panels are:
– Rodolfo Eschenbach, President of Accenture for Brazil and Latin America;
– Jerson Nascimento, Global Chief Procurement Officer at JBS;
– Marcelo Gerulaitis, director of Indirect e-Procurement at Embraer;
– Adriana Nunes, Head of Supply Chain ESG for Latin America at EY.
You can find the complete list of guests at https://meb2bsummit.com.br/
Marcelo Tas, journalist and communicator, and Arthur Igreja, co-founder of AAA Inovação, are the keynote speakers at the event, which will also feature actor, magician and comedian, Gabriel Louchard, as master of ceremonies.
The purpose of the ME B2B Summit is to provide participants with an immersion in the most relevant topics of B2B commerce, with market experts and exclusive content.
According to Klyvian Flores, director of marketing at Mercado Eletrônico, the event also provides an environment to update experts in purchasing, networking and business opportunities.
See the full ME B2B Summit 2022 schedule below.
Panel: The Strategic Procurement Team in the Digital Age
Digitization of the procurement area has transformed business and, at the same time, posed a challenge to companies in a wide variety of areas.
Among the challenges are retaining talent and quickly adapting to changes.
João Francisco Toqueti, BSC and Procurement Executive at Tereos;
Julio Cesar Abrahao, executive procurement manager at Vibra;
Jerson Nascimento, Global Chief Procurement Officer at JBS;
Mediation: Priscila Padilha, head of corporate supply at Hidrovias.
Panel: The future of shopping in the time of digital transformation
New technologies such as AI (artificial intelligence) machine learning and RPA (Robotic Process Automation), are transforming B2B procurement.
Technological disruption will continue to shape the future of companies, the ways they do business with suppliers, and increase their ability to innovate and advance in the marketplace.
Murilo Zappellini, Head of Procurement South America at APLA;
Carlos Duarte, Executive Director of Procurement at Nestlé Brazil;
Fabricio Sosigan, Director of Supply Chain at Cinemark;
Mediation: Celina Maria, Supp and Import manager at Sotreq.
Panel: An expanded view of B2B: the importance of ESG in the supply chain
As the ESG agenda evolves, customers and stakeholders are pushing companies to connect around topics such as inclusion and diversity.
In this sense, the role of the supply chain in engaging social, environmental and governance issues is crucial and very challenging for organizations.
Dominic Schmal, ESG Director at EDP Brasil;
Marcelo Gerulaitis: Director of Indirect e-Procurement at Embraer;
Leandro Pavão, Head of Integrated Services at Banco BMG;
Mediation: Adriana Nunes, Supply Chain Manager ESG EY Latin America.
Lecture: World Scenario and Supply Chain Impacts
Health crises, geopolitical conflicts, product supply shortages, inflationary pressure, among others, create uncertainties and threats to global supply chains.
This lecture will be given by Rodolfo Eschenbach, President of Accenture for Brazil and Latin America.
Lecture: Digital Reporta 2022 – Caution slows the cycle of abundance in startups, but the opportunity remains great
The country’s innovation ecosystem has gone through a cycle of unprecedented abundance, according to the 2022 Brazil Digital Report recently released by McKinsey & Company.
Nevertheless, the new macroeconomic cycle will require a balance between profitability and growth and greater business efficiency.
In order to understand the effect of this new macroeconomic scenario on the country’s innovation ecosystem, a series of interviews were conducted with venture capital funds and startup founders to understand the trends and reactions of the main players in this market.
This lecture will be given by Marina Mansur, McKinsey.speakers event partner.
Date: October 26
Working hours: from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m
Place: Teatro Bradesco – Bourbon Shopping – SP