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SPARK 2019

February 26 – 27 | SFJAZZ

San Francisco, CA

We’re so excited to see you at SPARK next week — loaded with inspiring keynotes and sessions, new strategies to bring home, and networking with 600+ Sourcing and Procurement peers at Tuesday night’s SPARK’s Havana Sourcing Club After-party or Wednesday morning’s Bougie Brunch.

Find everything you need to know about your trip to SPARK below:

Where is SPARK located?

SFJAZZ

201 Franklin St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Get directions here

Find locations for event parking here

Staying in a Scout hotel room block?

Scout will be providing transportation for those staying at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis or The Westin St. Francis Hotel. Find pickup and drop-off times for each day here.

Event dates and times:

Tuesday, February 26: 8:00 AM – 7:45 PM Pacific

Wednesday, February 27: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Pacific

Where do I check-in?

To check in for SPARK, please proceed to the registration desk on the lobby level of SFJAZZ.

What is the conference attire?

Business Casual

Will meals be provided?

Breakfast, snacks, lunch, and party food will be provided.

What can I expect over the course of SPARK?

Here is the daily agenda including breaks for taking calls, a delicious Off The Grid Food Truck catered lunch, and networking with attendees.   

Preview of Day 1 | Tuesday, February 26:

8:00 AM | Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM | Opening Scout Keynote

9:40 AM – 10:10 AM | Sessions with Scout, Anaplan, Wellmark, and Workday

10:10 AM- 10:45 AM | Keynote with Jeff Immelt, Former CEO of GE

10:45 AM | Break

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Sessions with McKinsey and VSP Vision Care

12:30 PM | Lunch

1:40 PM – 2:25 PM | Keynote with Allen Gannett, best-selling author and CSO of Skyword

3:00 PM | Break

3:20 PM – 4:45 PM | Track One: Transformation | Sessions with LendingTree and Salesforce

3:20 PM – 4:45 PM | Track Two: Impact | Sessions with Denali Sourcing Services and Gilead Sciences, and Blackline Group

3:20 PM – 4:45 PM | Track Three: Scout Product Deep Dives| Session with Scout and Zebra Technologies

4:45 PM | Closing Sessions with Unitywater and LendingTree

5:45 PM | Reception: Havana Social Sourcing Club SPARK Party

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Preview of Day 2 | Wednesday, February 27:

8:00 AM | Registration and Bougie Brunch

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM | Opening Keynote with Scout’s Product Team

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM | Session with McKinsey

10:30 AM | Break

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM | Track One: Sourcing Transformation | Sessions with Zendesk, SDMR Advisory Services VMware, Zappos, Silicon Valley Sourcing Leaders and Adobe

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM | Track Two: Impact | Sessions with MDC Partners and Sleep Number

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM | Track Three: Scout Product Deep Dives | Sessions with Biogen and Scout

12:30 PM | Lunch

1:30 PM | Session with A.T. Kearney

2:40 PM | SPARK Town Hall

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM | Roundtable Learnings with Scout and McKinsey

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM | SPARK Open House

If you have any questions, please reach out to us via email at mktg@scoutrfp.com.

See you soon!

 

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