Different from last year, this year’s edition is taking a focused look at how to cope with the sudden drop in oil prices. This conference will attendees with the opportunity to gain the information they need to maintain efficient supply chains. Via case study presentations, our expert speaker panel will discuss with attendees how to deal with logistical risks, and others, to effectively streamline their supply chain to save time and money. In order to effectively manage procurement, discussions will cover methods of creating deeper categories for category management and establishing joint ventures. Procurement professionals still need to encourage value creation through PSCM and, at the moment, they are looking towards establishing supply chains in new locations. This conference provides the opportunity to discuss how supply chain and procurement professionals can overcome cultural differences and the array of regulations to work effectively in new environments.