SPARK 2020: Know Before You Go

SPARK 2020

February 24-25 | Pier 27

San Francisco, CA

All aboard! SPARK is less than one week away and we absolutely cannot wait to connect with and learn from hundreds of procurement leaders. We’ve jam-packed this sourcing celebration with 20+ hours of learning sessions, networking opportunities, and of course, fun!

Read on for everything you need to know for SPARK 2020:

Where is SPARK Located?

Pier 27 

Pier 27, the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

Get Directions Here

Find Parking Info Here

Event Dates & Times

Monday, February 24th: 7:30 AM- 8:00 PM 

Tuesday, February 25th: 7:45 AM – 6:00 PM 

Staying in a Hotel Room Block?

We will be providing transportation for those staying at Sir Francis Drake Hotel, Hotel Nikko, and Hotel RIU. Find the shuttle schedule and pick-up/drop-off locations here

Where do I Check In?

Proceed through the main entrance on level one to the reception desk where Scouts will be eager to help you.

What is the Dress Code?

Business Casual

Will Meals Be Provided?

Meals will be provided as follows:

Day 1: Welcome Breakfast, Lunch, and Reception (small bites & beverages) at the Lido Deck

Day 2: Boozy Brunch (featuring DIY Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bars!) and Lunch

What’s on Deck for SPARK 2020?

We’ve got so much lined up for you! Find the full agenda here

Day 1 Highlights| Monday, February 24

7:30am- 8:30am | Registration & Grab N’ Go Breakfast

8:30am- 9:45am | Opening Keynote with Scout RFP, a Workday Company

8:45am- 10:15am | Fireside Chat: Aneel Bhusri, Workday

10:15am- 10:30am | Break 

10:30am- 11:30am  | Keynote: Safi Bahcall, Author of Loonshots

11:30am- 1:00pm  | Lunch

1:00pm- 1:45pm | Keynote: Dr. Elouise Epstein, A.T. Kearney

1:45pm- 2:00pm  | Break

2:00pm- 4:50pm | Tracks: Transformation, Impact (C-Suite), and Scout Product Deep Dive

5:00pm- 8:00pm | Reception: Sourcing Club at The Lido Deck

Day 2 Highlights | Tuesday, February 25

7:45am- 9:00am | Boozy Brunch 

9:00am- 10:35am | Keynote: Workday and Scout RFP

10:35am- 11:35am | Keynote: Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors 

11:35am- 1:00pm | Lunch

1:00pm- 3:45pm | Tracks: Transformation, Impact (C-Suite), and Scout Product Deep Dive

3:45pm- 4:00pm | Break

4:45pm- 5:00pm | Closing Session: Looking Ahead with Scout RFP, a Workday Company

4:45pm- 6:00pm | Open House with Product and Customer Success Teams

If you have any questions, please contact us at

See you soon! 

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