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Procurement and Supply Chain Seminar and Networking Day

The procurement landscape 2022 – The latest in procurement - agile procurement, trends and key issues for purchasing professionals, sustainability save costs and create efficiency in the supply chain.


A day of networking with key vendors and discussion around the table on purchasing and supply chain excellence, looking at the IMPA agenda and the wider Maritime Supply Chain Management arena.

Read the full planned conference schedule below, which is subject to change ahead of the event.


For further information, please contact the IMPA office on +44 (0) 1206 798900 or write to


- 10.15


- 10.30


- 10.55


- 11.20



- 11.45


- 12.10


- 12.30


- 13.30


- 13.55


- 14.20


- 14.55


- 15.30


- 16.30


Registration, coffee and networking



Welcome address 

Stephen Alexander IMPA COO & Secretary General

Trends in the procurement process, supply chain developments, innovations and opportunities for procurement teams. Cost saving versus time-saving, efficiencies and differences in regional outlooks and purchasing strategy.

Business Intelligence Reporting – Optimising Supply for Ship Spares Excellence

Nadia Basha and Harris Theodorakis GAC Marine Logistics

How to create efficiencies and save cost in the supply chain when managing delivery and ordering of ship spares, saving costs and creating better sustainability. Using statistical data to optimise performance.

Marine Supply Chain Sustainability

Spiros Tsigaridas, Compliance & Sustainability Senior Manager,
GP General Procurement Company Ltd (GenPro)

Speaking a common language  

Sustainability – The challenge and opportunity for procurement

Jasmine Schestak – Head of Sustainability - IMPA

Sustainability is without a doubt the key issue for procurement moving forward – hear from IMPA on the latest requirements and topics in this important area of business, which will include IMPAACT V2.0

Disrupting the supply chain process with ‘Instant Buy’
and transparency with supplier pricing!

Iraklis Tarlas, Area Manager, MesPas

Q&A Session Based on the Morning's Presentations

Lunch Break

The IMPA Marine Stores Guide

Dom Scott – Head of Digital and Communications IMPA

See how IMPA’s MSG is evolving into the digital age with new solutions set to launch in 2022 – premiered at this event!

How to increase supply resilience: A digital procurement journey

Phillipe Lavarde, CEO/Managing Director Closelink

Presentation and Q&A

Delivering Cleaner & Greener Water to Seafarers & Ships

George Stroumpoulis, Environmental & Energy Performance Manager, Prime Marine Group and Giorgos Kyriazis, Associate of P Ship Systems

Case study with Prime Marine

Coffee & Networking

The procurement debate 

Procurement and supply chain managers discuss the key issues facing supply chain and procurement managers…

Building on the final session of the day but overing all the topics from the sessions… share thoughts, and ideas and hear from procurement managers in attendance what strategies and tactics have been employed – Sustainability, Digitalisation, Logistics, Strategies and Tactics for Procurement effectiveness.

Early Evening Drinks Reception

Eugenides Foundation Syngrou Ave, Athens - 27th September 2022


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