Educational Sessions

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 Sunday, August 25      

 
TIME

 
SESSION TITLE

 
PRESENTER(s)

 
HAND
OUTS


10:30AM - 12PM


Airport Improvement Program

 
Nancy Williams

 


10:30AM - 12PM


Coding for Construction Projects


Matt Walker
and
Shawn Willett, CPPO

 


10:30AM - 12PM


Complex Contract: Lessons from Federal Procurement


Trevor Brown, Ph.D.



10:30AM - 12PM


Conversations that Connect – All Things Canadian


 
Moderators: Brian C. Barclay, CPPO, CPPB, CIM and James G. Dobbin, CPPO, CPPB

 


10:30AM - 12PM


Lessons Learned From Failed IT Procurement Projects


Dean Kashiwagi, Ph.D., P.E.

 


10:30AM - 12PM


Strengthening Your Negotiating Position Using Market Intelligence


Rod Sherkin and Rebecca Cook

 


10:30AM - 12PM


The Sustainability Index – A New Tool for Public Procurement


Sajid Ghani; Chip Reid and
Ed Schwerin

 


10:30AM - 12PM


Using Internet Research to Build Better Bids & RFPs


Theresa Jordan Webb, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., FCCM

 


10:30AM - 12PM


Women In Public Procurement: Pay Equity, Career Success and Authority


Mohammed Alkadry, Ph.D.

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


Building From the Ground Up: The Best of Contract Administration


David Gragan , CPPO and
Joshua Galicki

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


Ethical Considerations for the Public Procurement Professionals


Robert Meyers, J.D.

 


1:30PM 3:00PM


Food for thought: A Triple Scoop of Learning


What’s the latest for cities, counties and local governments?


Coping with Non-Procurement Duties


The Basics of Lean

 



Tammy Rimes


Camile Punch, CPPB


Lynda Allair, CPPO

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


JEOPARDY – The CPPO Game


David Nash, CPPO, CPPB

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


Living in the Land of Giants: Business and Safety Strategies


Mark McHugh

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


Post Award Contract Management: The Growing Role of Procurement


Theodore Lucas, CPPO, J.D., FCPM

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


Procurement as a Business Partner


Justina Mann, CPPO, CPCM, CPSM, PMP

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


The Ever Changing Role of the Procurement Professional


Alexandru Roman, Ph.D. and
Dr. Eric Pier, Ph.D.

 


1:30PM - 3:00PM


Transformation and Consulting - Raising the Bar on Success


 Moderator: Matt Walker,
Panelists: Ted Coyman, CPPB,
Rogelio Anasagasti, CPPO, MEd
Rick Berry, CPPO,
and Louis Moore, CPPO, CPPB

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


Conversations That Connect: Policing Procurement


 Moderators: Diana Wilson, CPPB and Karen Hatten, CPPO,CPPA

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


Five Pillars of a Profession: An Aspirational Model for a Sustainable Procurement Profession


Guy Callender, Ph.D.

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


Is UPPCC Certification In Your Future?


Norma Hall, FNIGP, CPPO, CPPB, CPM; Dave Gragan, CPPO; Mike Bevis, J.D., CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M., PMP; Kevin Beardsley, CPPO, CPPB; Monica Wilkes, CPPO, CPPB, Stephen Gordon, Ph.D., CPPO and Ann Peshoff, CAE, CMP

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


Procurement: Airport Planning and Development Projects







Robert Alfert, Jr. and Roy Block









              


3:15PM - 4:45PM


Public-Private Competition: What You Need to Know


Lawrence Lee Martin, Ph.D. and
Dr. Wendell C. Lawther, Ph.D.

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


Revolutionary Procurement Expectation: Best Value - Lowest Cost


 Dean Kashiwagi, Ph.D., P.E.

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


You Are More Than a Statistic (Compensation Study)



Alexandru Roman, Ph.D. & Clifford McCue, Ph.D.

 


3:15PM - 4:45PM


We No Bid, and I’ll tell You Why


 Moderator: Paula Sliefert Panelists: Michael Bevis, CPPO, JD, CPSM, C.P.M., PMP; Rob Bezjak; Donald Buffum, CPPO; Lisa Buitenhuis, C.P.P., CSCMP; Scott Matthews; Sheila Schnellenberger; Gregory Spearman, CPPO, FCCM and Matt Walker

 


 Monday, August 26


10:00AM - 11:30AM


Deep Dive Workshop - The Art and Technique of Negotiating


  David Rabiner

 


10:00AM - 11:30AM


Deep Dive Workshop - How to Say Anything to Anyone


  Shari Harley

 


10:00AM - 11:30AM


Deep Dive Workshop - Redefining Humanly Possible


 Andy Core

 


 Tuesday, August 27


1:45PM - 3:15PM


A Strategic Approach to Incorporating Cost Saving Initiatives


 Moderator: Donald Buffum, CPPO Panelists: Taylor Adams; Denise Finn, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.,
Tony Mayone; Cliff McCue, Ph.D., Paul Murphy; Jim Schell, Jr., CPPB, C.P.M., FCPA; Jason Walker; Dave Wetzel and Peter Whitacre

 


1:45PM - 3:15PM


Conversations That Connect: What's in Your Agency Procurement Toolkit?


 Nancy Davis, CPPO, CPPB, VCO and Bill Lindsey, CPPO, C.P.M.

 


1:45PM - 3:15PM


Diversity Town Hall Meeting


 Moderators: Rey Palma, CPPO,CPPB, MPA and Marcheta Gillespie, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM

 


1:45PM - 3:15PM


eProcurement of Tomorrow


Ken McFarland and Jeff Brownlee

 


1:45PM - 3:15PM


Everyone Wants Transparency - FOIA, Senior Management and You


 Jonathan White and
Richard Gay, CPPO, RSBO

 


1:45PM 3:15PM


Food for thought: A Triple Scoop of Learning


Avoiding the Hiring Cliff in Government Contracting


If You Build It, Will They Come?


Trends in Job Order Contracting

 



 Peter Corroon


 Margaret Woodson


Jon Van Daveer

 



1:45PM - 3:15PM


Goldmine Session: Contract Administration


Kenneth D. Hayslette, CPPO,C.P.M.,CPCM

 


1:45PM - 3:15PM


Leaders of the Future


 Karen Beamish

 


1:45PM - 3:15PM


Transparent as Glass


 Moderator: Kim Cullen. Panelists: Keith Ashby, CPPO; Donna Ball, CPPB;
Pete Toth and Janine Rossi

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


Building Integrity into the Procurement Process


 Presenters; Louise Panneton and Patricia Tessier

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


Conversations That Connect: Reaching Higher in Higher Education


 Moderators: Cindy White, CPPO,CPPB and Etta Henry, CPPB

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


Food for thought: A Triple Scoop of Learning


The 15 Minute Professional


Working From a Blank Page: Creating a New Procurement Office


To EMAIL or not to EMAIL, that is the question

 




 
Brian Smith, CPPO


  David Gragan, CPPO


Terri Gerhardt, CPPO,CPPB

 




3:30PM - 5:00PM


Performance Management – Not Just Measures


 Beth Fleming, CPPO, C.P.M., A.P.P.

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


Standards of Practice in the Workplace


 Chris Dixon; Tim Brett and
Clifton Jackson

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


Transforming Reference Checks: Save Time, Resources and Eliminate Bias


 Joyce Herlihy, Ph.D.

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


Utilizing Cooperative Purchasing in Emergency Planning and Recovery


 
Doug Looney

 


3:30PM - 5:00PM


What's the Next Big Thing in Procurement?


 Presenters; Guy Callender, Ph. D.; Kimberly Dooling, CPPB; Barbara R. Johnson, CPPO, CPPB; Darin Matthews, FNIGP,CPPO,C.P.M. and Paul Murphy

 


 Wednesday, August 28


9:45AM - 11:15AM


Conquering Meeting Madness & Mayhem


Theresa Jordan Webb, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., FCCM

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


Creating Dynamic Learning Experiences


Theresa Gerhardt, CPPO, CPPB

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


Goldmine Session: Procurement Law


 Presenter: Michael E. Bevis, CPPO,JD,CPSM,C.P.M.,PMP

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


Spend Analysis 201: Now That You Have The Data, What Do You Do With It?


  Jonathan White; Clifford McCue, Ph.D. and Dr. Eric Pier, Ph.D.

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


The 2013 Innovation Winner


Matthew Bauer, CPPB and
Joe Guy

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


Tums for Breakfast: The Sometimes Turbulent Life of a Procurement Professional


Marcheta Gillespie, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


UPPCC Certification and State Certification Programs – The Best of Both Worlds!


 Dave Gragan, CPPO

 


9:45AM - 11:15AM


What’s The Role of Social Media in Purchasing?


 Ramon Bristol, CPPO

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


Conversations That Connect: Small Agencies, Small Staff, Large Accomplishments


 Moderators: Stephanie Suter, CPPO, CPPB and Pete Toth

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


Debriefings Demystified


 Kevin Yin, CPPB

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


Goldmine Session: Public Private Partnerships


 Mark Evangelista, CPPO,C.P.M.

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


How Mature is Your Procurement Organization?


  Karen Beamish and
Tina Borger, CPPO

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


Lessons Learned From Responding to a School Crisis


 Bill Bond

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


Procurement Clones: Training Programs for Non-Procurement Professionals


 Justina Mann, CPPO, CPCM, CPSM, PMP

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


Team Dynamics!


 Barb Johnson, CPPO and
Lynda Allair, CPPO

 


12:30PM - 2:00PM


What’s Procurement Worth? Tell Your Story with the Right Words



Jonathan White
and
David Davis, CPPO

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Conversations That Connect: It's Elementary My Dear Watson


 Kelly J. Okken, CPPB, VCO and Mark Miller, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


From “Tween” to Lean: It’s All About the Process


 Steven Demel, CPPO

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Goldmine Session: Budgets


Taylor Adams, CPPO

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention


 Beth Fleming, CPPO, C.P.M., A.P.P.

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


JEOPARDY – The CPPB Game


 David Nash, CPPO, CPPB

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Negotiations: Techniques and Pointers


 Phillip Ellison, CPSM, C.P.M., RTSBA, MBA

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Procure to Pay Process Cost Analysis: Why Should You Care?


 JoAleen Ainslie, CPCP

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Should You Be Looking at a Veterans Business Preference Program?


Thomas Blaine, Jr., CPPO, FCPM, FCPA; Rey Palma and Michael Haifley, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.

 


2:15PM - 3:45PM


Virtual Card Solution: What’s That?


Kirk Buffington, CPPO, C.P.M., MBA