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Amal Clooney to Deliver Keynote Address at SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona, Spain

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The power today’s businesses have to impact human rights in the supply
chain will take center stage at SAP
Ariba Live
in Barcelona with Amal Clooney, humanitarian and
expert in international law and human rights, set to deliver a keynote
address. After record-breaking attendance in Austin, Texas, SAP Ariba
Live stops next at the Barcelona International Convention Centre, 4-6

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Human rights lawyer, professor, and international law expert Amal Clooney to deliver keynote at SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona, sharing her perspective on how businesses can promote human rights. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ms. Clooney, a senior advisor to the United Nations and the United
Kingdom attorney general’s expert on public international law, will take
the stage on day one of the three-day conference to share her
perspective on how businesses can promote human rights. She will discuss
her focus on humanitarian efforts and the responsibility of today’s
organizations and business leaders to increase diversity in supply
chains, ensure supply chains are free from slavery and child labor, as
well as safeguard principles of transparency and sustainability. In
addition, Ms. Clooney will address how, in a world of constant change
and disruption, business leaders can support global issues and still
be transformational and impactful.

Thousands of business leaders, procurement, supply chain, finance and IT
professionals from Europe and beyond will attend SAP Ariba Live to
network and learn from industry experts and each other the best ways to
drive their organizations forward while staying true to standards for
ethical and sustainable supply chains. Together, they will discuss the
best ways to leverage digital business networks and emerging
technologies to drive intelligence and efficiency into spend management
while advancing social initiatives.

Attendees will also hear from customers, partners, and SAP
executives, including:

  • President Barry Padgett on the future of procurement and
    intelligent spend management
  • Chief Technology Officer Vish Baliga and Chief Product Officer Darren
    on the SAP Ariba roadmap
  • Chief Operating Officer James Lee on the agile and intelligent
  • Senior Vice President of Business Network and Ecosystem Sean
    on the power of SAP Ariba’s ecosystem strategy and
    growing number of application extension and alliance partners
  • Chief Marketing Officer Tifenn Dano Kwan on three trillion
    reasons to spend better
  • Senior Vice President of Strategy & Customer Operations Arun
    on customer success harnessing the power of intelligent
    spend management

Attendees will also have several breakout
to choose from covering everything from the intelligent
enterprise and total spend management to external workforce management
and supplier management and risk. For more information on this premier
global commerce conference, visit

About SAP Ariba

SAP Ariba is how companies connect to get business done. On the Ariba
Network, buyers and suppliers from more than 4.1 million companies and
190 countries discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions
and grow their relationships. Buyers can manage the entire purchasing
process, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings and
building a healthy supply chain. And suppliers can connect with
profitable customers and efficiently scale existing relationships –
simplifying sales cycles and improving cash control along the way. The
result is a dynamic, digital marketplace, where over $2.8 trillion in
commerce gets done every year. To learn more about SAP Ariba, visit

About SAP

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is the market leader in
enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in
all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue
touches an SAP® system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT),
and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into
intelligent enterprises. SAP helps give people and organizations deep
business insight and fosters collaboration that helps them stay ahead of
their competition. We simplify technology for companies so they can
consume our software the way they want – without disruption. Our
end-to-end suite of applications and services enable more than 413,000
business and public customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously,
and make a difference. With a global network of customers, partners,
employees, and thought leaders, SAP helps the world run better and
improve people’s lives. For more information, visit

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