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9th May 2024 | Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Big Breakfast.

Our Big Breakfast events are back following the tremendous success of our sell-out 2022 & 2023 series. We’re hosting seven Big Breakfast’s in seven cities throughout the region in 2024.

Connect and learn over breakfast.

We’re bringing an expanded program in 2024 to bring more procurement networking and knowledge over a tasty breakfast. Centre to each event is how best procurement can navigate today’s key challenges in the profession.


Adelaide Oval


May 9th, 2024

The Theme.

Each event will follow a similar theme, allowing key differences specific to each region.
Key challenges facing the procurement profession will be explored, including:

Mitigating the effects of high inflation – refocussing on value creation over cost savings

Delivering on stakeholder demands for raised ESG standards from the supply side

Rebalancing sourcing decisions based on risk management as well as cost advantage

Capturing the true benefits now available from eProcurement technology and digitalisation work

Reviewing the future of global sourcing from Australia & New Zealand in the face of deglobalisation worldwide

Understanding local needs and differences

Why you should attend.



Hot Breakfast Served


The 4 KEY CHALLENGES facing procurement in 2024

Jonathan Dutton FCIPS, PASA


BHP is one of Australia’s leading company’s and has an extensive ESG agenda including a deep commitment to decarbonisation across their worldwide operations.

How is the procurement team at BHP’s Copper South Australian Operations addressing such a broad responsible procurement agenda across the supply-side, including such a large scale ESG commitment in practice? 

Natalie Mooney, Procurement Manager, Copper South Australia – BHP




Coffee Break and Networking


A short interview with Todd Young – who manages the procurement, logistics and supply side of this magnificent venue.

Get an insight into what it takes to keep the runs flowing at one of the world’s finest cricket grounds, which today multitasks in so many ways.

Todd Young, Logistics & procurement Manager, The Adelaide Oval


Demands from stakeholders across the supply side are growing apace, even more so, perhaps, for a service delivery business wholly owned by the Government of South Australia. 

 How is the award-winning SA Water Supply Chain team addressing their many priorities to deliver trusted water services for a sustainable and healthy South Australia?

Mike Gibbons, Senior Manager, Supply Chain, SA Water


As a French driven global beverages company, demands from stakeholders across the supply side are broad and deep.

How does the local ANZ procurement team balance priorities and demands on the supply side between global-local Australia-New Zealand strategies as well as between larger and smaller suppliers?

Gwen Callies, Director of Procurement – ANZ, Pernod-Ricard


Jonathan Dutton FCIPS, MC


Secure your ticket.

Book for this event and pay online with a credit card.

Standard tickets are $93.50 inc GST and $71.50 inc GST per person including GST for PASA Connect members.

Alternatively, you can request an invoice for yourself, or your team attendance directly
from  lesley@pasa.net.au  T: 0413 029 709

**Please note that tickets are only available to procurement professionals on the “buy side” and not vendors, consultants or unofficial sponsors.

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What people say about our events.

The PASA conference was the best conference I had attended in many years – many practical advice and applications that my team and I can put to use straight away, a great investment of our time.

Procurement Professional

It was great to hear a wide range of presentations from a diverse mix of speakers, especially in person.

Procurement Professional 

I very much enjoyed the depth and variety of skills experience of the presenters.

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ArcBlue is a consulting firm specialising in procurement & supply chain, operating across the Asia Pacific region. Our mission is to deliver positive change through procurement & supply.  

As part of Bain & Company, we deliver an integrated end-to-end procurement transformation offering. Our experienced team of procurement and supply chain professionals, provide organisations with practical, hands-on advice to deliver and embed change. Our services include:

  • Performance Improvement
  • Learning & Development
  • Social & Sustainable Procurement
  • Project Procurement

We are proud to be at the forefront of the growing field of social procurement and work to incorporate it into standard practices.