European Supplier Diversity Conference

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Migration Hub Network

Am Krögel 2

10179 Berlin


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This conference will consider how corporate supplier diversity programmes across Europe can fast track economic integration of migrant entrepreneurs, support their growth as well as benefit from the innovation and competiveness these enterprising business community can bring to corporate supply chains. This one day conference will bring together global corporations and key stakeholders including policy makers, academic institutions and community networks from across Europe to discuss how migrant entrepreneurs can be supported and encouraged, and they be helped to grow and integrate into mainstream supply chains.

Who will be in attendance/ speaking?

  • Chief Procurement Officers, Head of Diversity & Inclusion / CSR and other corporate executives
  • Policy makers involved in migration / integration / procurement
  • Academics with a research interest in the economic inclusion of refugees and migrants
  • Not-for-profit organisations from across EU involved in migrant & refugee entrepreneurship/ integration and procurement
  • Migrant entrepreneurs from across the EU


  • Update on the current position with regards to the economic inclusion of migrants in Europe
  • Opportunities, challenges and barriers for migrant entrepreneurs
  • Migrant entrepreneurship in action: case studies of successful migrant entrepreneurs
  • The role of procurement and the supply chain in encouraging inclusion and supporting the development of migrant entrepreneurs
  • Legal frameworks across EU supporting inclusive procurement / supplier diversity
  • Global best practices around supplier diversity/ inclusive procurement


08:30 - 09:15 Registration & Refreshments

09:15 - 09:30 Welcome

09:30 - 09:50 Sponsor's Address

09:50 - 10:40 Key Note Address, Philippe Legrain

10:45 - 11:30 Supplier Diversity - Panel Discussion

11:30 - 11:50 Break

11:50 - 13:00 Understanding European Context

13:00 - 13:45 Lunch

13:45 - 14:00 Recap of the morning

14:00 - 14:50 Unconscious Bias, Farah Qureshi, GDP

14:50 - 15:40 Question Time with Migrant Entrepreneurs

15:40 - 16:00 Special Address, Ramazan Salman

16:00 - 16:30 Roadmap in Europe, Mayank Shah, MSDUK

16:30 - 16:45 Closing Remarks

17:00 - 19:00 Networking Reception

EVENT SPONSORED BY: Accenture | MSD | EY | Merck KGaA | Cummins

CO-HOSTS: MSDUK | Migration Hub

For more information, please visit the official ESDC website:

For Sponsorship / Speaking opportunities, please contact:

Mayank Shah, Founder & CEO, MSDUK :

Surja Bose, Event Coordinator in Germany :

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