Schedule-at-a-Glance

Forum 2020

Schedule-at-a-Glance


Hyatt Regency & Navy Pier
Chicago, IL
** Schedule is subject to change. **

All sessions are in Central Daylight Time (CDT)


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Thursday, August 20


The below are Pre-Forum Offerings and are not included in Forum registration. Separate Registration Required

TIME EVENT
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Specialization Certificate: Foundations of Construction Procurement (separate registration required) - Coming Soon
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Specialization Certificate: Foundations of Technology Procurement (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Core Certificate: Foundations of Sourcing & Contracting (separate registration required)

Friday, August 21


The below are Pre-Forum Offerings and are not included in Forum registration. Separate Registration Required

TIME EVENT
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Specialization Certificate: Foundations of Construction Procurement (Continued)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Specialization Certificate: Foundations of Technology Procurement (Continued)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Core Certificate: Foundations of Sourcing & Contracting (Continued) 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Core Certificate: Foundations of Leadership (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - NIGP-CPP Comprehensive Exam Prep (separate registration required) - Coming Soon
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm CPPB Prep (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm CPPO Prep (separate registration required)

Saturday, August 22


The below are Pre-Forum Offerings and are not included in Forum registration. Separate Registration Required

TIME EVENT
8:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration Center Open (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Specialization Certificate: Foundations of Construction Procurement (Continued)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Specialization Certificate: Foundations of Technology Procurement (Continued)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Core Certificate: Foundations of Sourcing & Contracting (Continued) 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - Core Certificate: Foundations of Leadership (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm PATHWAYS - NIGP-CPP Comprehensive Exam Prep (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm CPPB Prep (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm CPPO Prep (separate registration required)
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration Center Open (Navy Pier - Exhibitors Only)
All meals on own

Sunday, August 23

TIME EVENT
7:00 am - 6:30 pm Registration Center Open (Hyatt Regency Chicago) 
7:00 am - 7:30 pm Shuttles between Hyatt Regency Chicago and Navy Pier
7:30 am - 6:30 pm Registration Center Open (Navy Pier)
9:00 am - 10:30 am Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Speaker
10:45 am - 11:45 am Agency-based Networking Sessions
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall B
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Agency-based Networking Sessions (continued)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open (light fare reception)
Dinner on own

Monday, August 24

TIME EVENT
7:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration Center Open (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Shuttles between Hyatt Regency Chicago and Navy Pier
7:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration Center Open (Navy Pier)
8:30 am - 9:45 am Plenary Session
10:00 am - 1:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 am - 1:30 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

75th Annual Awards Gala


Tuesday, August 25

TIME EVENT
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Center Open (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Breakfast on own
8:30 am - 9:45 am Plenary Session
10:00 am - 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions
11:00 am - 11:30 am Connection Break
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch on your own
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Connection Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
Dinner on own

Wednesday, August 26

TIME EVENT
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Registration Center Open (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Breakfast on own
8:30 am - 9:45 am Plenary Session
10:00 am - 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Lunch on own
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Topic-Based Networking Sessions
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Topic-Based Networking Sessions
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Plenary Session
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Shuttles to 75th Anniversary Celebration
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Anniversary Afterglow Celebration (desserts/lite fare)

(Included with Full Forum package)

Full Forum Package and Forum Lite Registrants may earn up to 17 contact hours.
Schedule is subject to change.