Schedule-at-a-Glance



70th Annual Forum & Products Exposition

Kansas City, Missouri - August 1-5, 2015

All activities will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center unless otherwise noted. 

FRIDAY, JULY 31


Time Session Contact Hours 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

CPPO Prep Course - 2 day Seminar
Instructor: Jodi S. Hart, CPPO, CPPB, MBA
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

CPPB Prep Course - 2 day Seminar
Instructor: Kevin C. Yin
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Introduction to Public Private Partnerships (P3s)
Instructor: John R. Miller, CPPO
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)

Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0
8:00AM - 5:00PM 

Fundamentals of Leadership and Management
Instructor: Theresa Gerhardt, CPPO, CPPB
Pre-registration required
(additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0


SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

8:00AM - 6:00PM

Registration Center Open


8:00AM - 5:00PM

 CPPO Prep Course - 2 day Seminar
(continued)
Instructor: Jodi S. Hart, CPPO,CPPB, MBA
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0

8:00AM - 5:00PM

CPPB Prep Course - 2 day Seminar
(continued)
Instructor: Kevin C. Yin
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Performance Measurement, Metrics & Mgmt. Strategies
Instructor: John R. Miller, CPPO
Pre-registration required 
(additional fees apply)

Marriott Kansas City Downtown

8.0
8:00AM - 5:00PM  

Fundamentals of Leadership and Management
Instructor: Theresa Gerhardt, CPPO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
 

8.0
1:00AM - 5:00PM   

Introduction to Public Procurement
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

4.0

TBD

Community Service Event - Public Servants doing Public Service - Activity TBD


7:00PM - 11:00PM

Chairman’s Reception
Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Join Governing Board Chair, Keith Glatz, for a casual and fun networking opportunity where you can greet old friends and meet new ones.  Enjoy Kansas City’s premium party band, The Karen Davis Project, from 8:00 – 11:00.
 


SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

7:00AM - 5:00PM

 Registration Center Open


8:00AM - 9:45AM

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session featuring Erik Wahl

1.0

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Concurrent Sessions

1.0 
10:30AM - 12:30PM    

Introduction to Public Procurement(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown

2.0
11:15AM - 12:15PM  Concurrent Sessions 1.0

12:15PM - 1:45PM

Lunch on own

1:45PM - 5:15PM  Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
3.5

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Concurrent Sessions
1.0 

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Concurrent Sessions
1.0
4:30PM - 5:30PM  Concurrent Sessions 1.0

7:00PM - 9:30PM

 Awards Gala
 

MONDAY, AUGUST 3

7:30AM - 5:00PM

 Registration Center Open

 

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Plenary Sessions 1.0

9:15AM - 10:15AM

Concurrent Sessions 1.0
9:30AM - 12:00PM  Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
2.5 
10:30AM - 11:30AM  Concurrent Sessions

1.0
11:30AM - 1:00PM Lunch on own

1:15PM - 2:15PM  Concurrent Sessions

1.0
1:30PM - 4:30PM  Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
3.0 
2:30PM - 3:30PM 
 Concurrent Sessions

1.0
3:45PM - 4:45PM 
 Concurrent Sessions

1.0

6:00PM - 11:00PM

 Social Event at Midland Theater featuring Quixotic


TUESDAY, AUGUST 4

7:30AM - 6:00PM

 Registration Center Open

 

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Plenary Session
1.0

9:15AM - 10:15PM

Concurrent Sessions
1.0
9:30AM - 12:30PM Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
3.0 
10:30AM - 11:30PM   Concurrent Sessions

1.0

11:30AM - 1:00PM

 Lunch on own
 

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Concurrent Sessions
 1.0
2:00PM - 4:00PM  Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
 2.0

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Products Expo Open

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Reception in Exhibit Hall

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

7:30AM - 2:00PM

 Registration Center Open


8:00AM - 9:00AM

Extreme Networking
1.0 
9:00AM - 11:00AM  Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
2.0
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Products Expo Open

12:00PM - 1:15PM

 Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Concurrent Sessions
1.0
1:30PM - 3:30PM  Introduction to Public Procurement
(continued)
Instructor: Ron L. King, CPPO, VCO, CPPB
Pre-registration required (additional fees apply)
Marriott Kansas City Downtown
   
2.0 

2:30PM - 3:30PM

Concurrent Sessions
1.0
3:45PM - 4:45PM Closing Plenary Session 1.0

5:00PM - 

Enjoy a free evening exploring Kansas City
 

 Full Conference and Conference Only Registrants may earn up to 20 contact hours for certification/recertification.

      
Schedule is subject to change and may be adjusted at any time.