ProcureCon Travel 2019

May 14 - 15, 2019

Hilton Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV

Jennifer Kern


Procurement Category Manager, Travel and Meetings
BAE Systems

DAY 1: Tuesday, May 14, Innovation in Corporate Travel

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019


1:30 PM Panel: What’s New? New Tools And Tactics To Generate Savings Meetings and Events

Getting better visibility into your meetings and events spend can better help you track costs to generate savings. Sourcing the right tools to help you do so, can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to the implementation fees. During this panel, we’ll bring sourcing  to the front of the stage and examine:

•Tools for sourcing events.
•Approach to adoption
•Reading reports and the dashboards used to view data of transient and group spend
•Avoiding reactionary procurement
•Maximize resources and time.
•Quantify ROI
•Knowing where you can negotiate

DAY 2: Wednesday, May 15th, Tomorrow’s Business Traveler

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019


3:55 PM Interactive Roundtable Discussions: Solutions For Travel and Meetings!

These interactive roundtable sessions take a deep dive into the specific areas you came to discuss. Opportunities to sit and learn from travel procurement professionals like this won’t come anywhere else. Now is the time to take control of the event for yourself. Ask questions (or answer them!) of other conference attendees who are dealing with the same challenges as you. 

• Network with industry peers with very similar challenges, interests and responsibilities
• Take a deep dive into a niche topic in an intimate and informal setting moderated by a subject matter expert
• Don’t miss out on the discussions you want to participate in—you’ll get to select a new topic after 30 minutes      

1: TMC Relationship Management and Reporting Hosted by, Kathy Rust – Director, Global Travel Services, NetApp

2: Travel Policy Compliance Monitoring Hosted by, Jessica Maloney Cowart – Senior Buyer, Procurement – Indirect Materials & Services,  Reynolds American Inc.

3: Expense Management Tools Hosted by, Dana Davies, Travel and Expense Manager, The Standard 

4: Applying Strategic Sourcing in Meetings Management  Hosted by Jennifer Kern – Procurement Category Manager, Travel and Meetings, BAE Systems

5: Navigating The World of Dynamic Pricing Models To Generate More Savings – David Weaver – Manager Global Travel, Bechtel Corporation

6: Experiences For Travel, Beyond The Booking – Kathleen Kaden - Head of Travel & Fleet Operations, Formerly Novartis

7: Pay Up! Investigating Payment Solutions & Corporate Cards: Hosted by LeKea McMillian – Senior Procurement Manager, The Coca-Cola Company

8: Cannabis And Corporate Travel 


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jennifer.

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