CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards - Update: 27 May 2020

New dates announced - CIPS Australasia Conference, 2-3 August 2021.

We’re pleased to announce that CIPS Australasia Conference, which was previously postponed, has been moved to 2-3 August 2021. Thank you for your continued support. Keep checking back on the website for the latest event developments.

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Marli Smith

Marli is an experienced procurement and supply chain leader with international experience in the defence, oil, gas and mining industries.

Since joining ASC in 2017, as the Head of Procurement, Marli has been responsible for the leadership of ASC’s Procurement capability in support of Australia’s Collins Class Submarine (CCSM) fleet.

Sustainment of Australia’s CCSM fleet is critical to the nation’s defence capabilities, with the fleet remaining in service until the 2030’s, after which the Attack Class submarines will progressively replace the Collins Class fleet.

ASC’s procurement capability supports all submarine maintenance activities in Adelaide, Perth and for deployed boats internationally, in pursuit and achievement of beyond benchmark global performance.

Prior to joining ASC, Marli held senior procurement and supply chain roles at companies including Santos and Anglo American. Marli attained her legal degree at the University of South Africa.

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