2017 Procurement Conference

Registration Is Now Closed.

NC Division of Purchase & Contract Procurement Conference 2017 (For Government Employees*)

“Guiding You From Transactional To Strategic Procurement”

Space is limited to 500 participants so be sure to register today!

The North Carolina Department of Administration’s Division of Purchase & Contract is proud to announce the 2017 Procurement Conference. This conference will educate, motivate and encourage procurement professionals to transition to a new strategic approach. Conference presenters include professors from NC State University’s Poole College of Management, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government as well as directors from the Department of Administration and trainers from the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).

* - This conference is only for procurement professionals of state agencies, community colleges, universities, public schools, cities, towns and municipalities.

When: Wednesday, November 29 – Thursday, November 30

Where: McKimmon Conference and Training Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh, NC 27606

Cost: Registration is free!!! Attendees are only responsible for lodging and travel.


Conference Presentations/ Handouts

*Please note: Handouts will not be provided the day of the conference. If you wish to have copies of the presentations prior to attendance, please print and bring them with you the day of the conference. Thanks.

Handouts for Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Surplus Property

Mail Service Center

State Construction Office

Correction Enterprises

Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Experience & Enterprise


Department of Information Technology

Public Records

Decision-Making Analysis

Stress Less!

NASPO: Becoming the Workforce of the Future

Handouts for Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Future of Procurement

Strategic Sourcing

Fact-Based Negotiation

Building an Effective Statement of Work

Total Cost of Ownership

Full Program Agenda with Presenter Bios:
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