Take part in practical 'How To' workshops.
There are two breakout sessions within the programme (session 1 and session 2). Within each session there are two demand-focused workshops and two supply-focused workshops, and all four workshops are being offered at both session time slots. Please complete your registrations for your two workshop choices below.
No excuses: anyone can do supplier diversity and do it well
Presented by Paul Kruspe, Kinaway Chamber of Commerce
Topic: Demand – Find out how Australia’s Taxation Office became one of the government’s highest performers in implementing the Indigenous Procurement Policy and how you can develop high impact supplier diversity and inclusion strategies.
New Zealand’s first supplier diversity targets: what we’ve done
Presented by Tania Pouwhare, The Southern Initiative and Dave Colquhoun, Auckland Transport
Topic: Demand – Step-by-step description of how Auckland Transport have included Māori, Pasifika and social enterprise supplier diversity requirements in its procurements.
Bringing Māori and Pasifika businesses into supply chains
Presented by John Faitala, The Southern Initiative
Topic: Supply – Introduction to He Waka Eke Noa, the supply chain intermediary for Māori and Pasifika businesses, The Southern Initiative’s insights so far, what’s next on the agenda and what we need to do support Māori and Pasifika success.
Unlocking the potential of social enterprises
Presented by Dr Sean Barnes, Ākina Foundation
Topic: Supply – Learn more about fwd:, Ākina’s social enterprise marketplace, and how and why including social enterprises creates greater value.