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Call for Speakers

The latest window to submit speakers/case studies is now open!

In times of increasing uncertainty and media scrutiny, it is more valuable than ever to share best practice and ensure best value from strategic sourcing arrangements.

We would like to call upon GSA members to submit a speaker/case study for consideration at a number of our events, so you can directly influence your peers and colleagues within sourcing.

As a key benefit of membership, complimentary speaker slots are available to all SME, Corporate and Buyer members. Those with an interesting case study and valuable industry experience will be asked to speak.  

To submit a speaker, simply choose from the below events and send the following to Matt a  by 5pm, Friday 2nd March. 

Please note: suppliers must be able to present alongside a client.

Who are we looking for?

  • A supplier to speak alongside a client OR
  • A buyer of outsourcing to give a 15 - 20-minute presentation
  • A lawyer or advisor to give a 15-minute presentation in exchange for hosting

What do we want?

  • Title of the event/s you wish to submit a speaker for
  • A short 150-word synopsis of what you intend to cover
  • Names and job titles of your potential speakers, including the name of your client/case study


To Include




Inclusion and Diversity in Sourcing

  • Women in Sourcing
  • Diversity


12.00pm – 2.00pm


Public Sector Conference

  • Brexit
  • Digital
  • Future of Sourcing
  • GDPR


10.00am – 5.00pm


The Perfect Service Arrangement Conclave

  • Outcome Based Models
  • Shared Services
  • Delivering Differently


10.30am – 1.00pm


Inclusion and Diversity in Sourcing

  • Women in Sourcing
  • Diversity


12.00 – 4.30 pm


Intelligent Automation Special Interest Group


  • Developing your Automation Business Case


12.00 – 4.30 pm


Looking Forward – Future Tech

  • Digital Disruptors
  • Automation
  • Internet of Things
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency


3pm - 5pm w/drinks


GSA Ireland Day 2

  • Upskilling the Sourcing Professional
  • Irish Industry Trends
  • Intelligent Automation


09.00 – 5.00


Relationship Maturity

  • Relationship Management
  • Upskilling the Sourcing Profession


8.30am – 10.30am


Best Practice Day for Utilities and Telecoms

  • Brexit
  • Best Practice Skills
  • Relationship Maturity
  • Inclusion and Diversity in Sourcing


9.00am – 11.00am

CMS, London


Why speak at an event?


How will the speakers be chosen?

Speakers will be selected based on the merits of their case studies and submitted materials 


When will I find out if my case study has been selected?

We will inform you within 1 month of the submission closing date


What is expected of the speaker?


How many attendees will there be?


What is the profile of the attendees?

We always aim for an even mix of buyers, suppliers and support companies at all our events.

Job titles include Heads of Procurement, Relationship Managers, IT Directors, Service Managers, Business Development, VP of Infrastructure, Heads of Outsourcing....


Interested in sponsorship?

For details on sponsorship opportunities or leading a Special Interest Group, please contac tMatt Wrench at 


Not a member of the GSA?

You must be a SME, Corporate, Premier or Buyer member to speak at one of our events. For details on becoming a member please click here or alternatively contact the membership team at

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