Events featuring Open Windows

Open Windows will be showcasing our Modular Procurement Software suite and eTenderBoxTM solution at the following upcoming conferences. Follow the links to learn more about the event and register your attendance, we would love to see you there!

Open Windows Software OW2018 National User Conference

30th October 2018 Brisbane – 1st November 2018 Melbourne

OW2018

Open Windows Software is proud to present OW2018, our National User Conference. This year Open Windows is pleased to welcome customers to Brisbane on the 30th October at the Sofitel Hotel, and Melbourne on the 1st November at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where we will showcase the launch of open windows 8, as well as customer case studies and experts in contract management.

Open Windows Software Live Webinar Demonstration

8th August, 2018 at 10am (AEST)

Live LG Bundle Software Demonstration Webinar

Tune in to our live webinar where Open Windows very own Teresa Nagle will take you through a high level overview of our software and a more in depth conversation about our specialised Local Government Bundle.

The 9th PASA CPO Exchange

9th & 10th August 2018

The Sofitel
81 Surf Parade

Broadbeach,  QLD 4218

The 9th PASA CPO Exchange

The 9th PASA CPO Exchange on 9th & 10th August 2018 will provide CPO/Procurement Leader attendees with two days of insightful keynote presentations, relevant peer-to-peer round-table discussions and relaxed networking.

The first of our keynote sessions – ‘How do you show up?’ will be an interactive leadership experience that will reveal how you show up as an authentic leader. Leading companies such as Google, Harvard Business School and Linked In are realising that modern leadership is all about how we use our minds and the quality of relationships we have with others.

Our second keynote, at the end of day one, – ‘Making procurement sexy: Attracting and retaining the new generation’ will be presented by a smart, tech-savvy millennial supply chain professional who will share her forthright views on how you can attract the best of the best new talent into your procurement team, and then what strategies work best for maintaining engagement with this younger workforce to extract the maximum value from them.

Our final keynote, early on day two is yet to be finalised. We are in discussions with one or two parties on topics that will be relevant and challenging to all business leaders, not just procurement leaders.

However, the majority of your time at the CPO Exchange will be spent in round-table discussions. The main aim with these round-tables are:

• To make them as relevant as possible by soliciting topics, issues, challenges and questions from attending CPO’s in the two weeks leading up to the event
• To keep them as relaxed as possible, so that all participants feel comfortable to speak up and share what they know

As with previous CPO Exchanges, I will liaise with attendees prior to the event to develop the agenda for the discussions. This provides you with the opportunity to ensure that your key challenges are included in the program, enabling you to draw on the wisdom, insights and experience of your peers in the search for answers.

Of course, the exchange format dictates that CPOs attending must commit to a minimum of six half-hour meetings with sponsoring supplier partners. Our previous experience with this has revealed that CPOs actually find the opportunity to meet with suppliers who they may not usually meet, a valuable experience. Conducted in a very relaxed and informal way, the meetings provide an opportunity for both parties to learn more about each other explore whether or not there might be value in working together.

The final element of the event, and one that always receives extremely positive feedback, is the opportunity for informal networking throughout the event. Whether it be with fellow CPOs or participating speakers, facilitators or suppliers, there is plenty of time scheduled within the programme to build real connections that deliver real value.