Conference Program and Presentations

48th Annual Conference and Trade Show
 Elevating our Professionalism
 May 17 – 20, 2015

Conference and Host Hotel 
Rosen Centre Hotel
 9840 International Drive
 Orlando, FL 32819

48th ANNUAL FAPPO CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW - Orlando, FL
Time General Description Speaker
SUNDAY - MAY 17, 2015
9:00 - 1:00 Board Meeting
1:00 - 4:00 Registration
2:00 - 3:30 Member/Vendor Educational Counterpoint (Members and Vendors Invited) Chris Rewis, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM,Rhonda Ulmer, C.P.M. CPPO, FCCN, Fatima Calkins, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM, FCPM, FCCM
3:30 - 4:30 First Timers Orientation Wendy Geltch, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
6:00 - 10:00 Special Event
MONDAY - MAY 18, 2015
7:30 - 11:00 Registration
8:00 - 8:30 President's Welcome and Breakfast Carrie Woodell, CPPO, CFCM, FCPM
8:30 - 10:00 Keynote Speaker - Simon T. Bailey - Shift Your Brilliance Simon T. Bailey
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:15 FAPPO Best Practices/Entity Awards Keith Glatz, CPPO, FCPM, Cheryl Olson, MBA, C.P.M., CPPO, FCCN
11:30 - 1:00 Member/Vendor Lunch - Panel Discussion "We No Bid and I'll tell You Why" NIGP Business Council - Keith Glatz, CPPO, FCPM, Moderator, - Greg Spearman, CPPO, FCCM, Denise Sneider, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, C.M., Alan Weaver, CPPO, CPPB, FCCN, FCPM, FCCM, SJRWMD, Theresa Webb, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, FCCM, Panelists
1:00 - 4:30 FAPPO Annual Trade Show
TUESDAY - MAY 19, 2015
7:30 - 4:00 Registration
7:30 - 8:30 Member Networking Session and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 Nathaniel's Hope - Social Awareness Campaign Marie Kuck, Executive Director of Nathaniel’s Hope
8:30 - 9:45 Keynote Speaker - Risen from the Ashes Mark McHugh - Gatorland CEO
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:30 Local Preference - The Pros and Cons Greg Spearman, CPPO, FCCM
The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth about Electronic Sourcing Chris Rewis, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
Uniform Administration Requirements for Grants 2CFR (New Reform) Rhonda Ulmer, C.P.M. CPPO, FCCN
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 From Advertisement to Award - The Legal Pitfalls in Between Mark J. Stempler & William J. Cea of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Taking your team to the Winners Circle Tammy Rimes - Tammy Rimes Consulting
Forging Ahead from Failure David Nash, CPPO, CPPB
2:30 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:30 Public/Private Partnerships and the Public Procurement Process Roman Martinez, CPPO, CPPB
The Scoop on Scopes and Specifications Theresa Webb, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., FCCM
The Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) Process Warren Geltch, CPPO,CPCM, C.P.M., Wendy Geltch, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
6:00 - 9:00 Presidential Banquet
WEDNESDAY - MAY 20, 2015
7:30 - 11:30 Registration
7:30 - 8:30 Member Networking Session and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 NIGP Update Rick Grimm, CPPO, CPPB - CEO National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
9:00- 10:30 Can You Do That? The Ethical Issues Involved in Public Procurement From Your Local Government Employees Suzanne D'Agresta, PA, Brown, Garganese, Weiss & D'Agresta
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 State of Florida Update State of Florida DMS
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 Negotiations in the Public Sector Warren Geltch, CPPO, CPCM, C.P.M., Wendy Geltch, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, FCCM, Retired
Information Technology Procurement - Purchasing Software Solutions Tabitha Freedman, CPPO, CPPB
Financial Statement and Ratio Analysis Daniel Okeefe, CPA, MBA, CFE, Moore, Stephens, Lovelace, P.A.
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 4:15 Successful M/WBE Programs, They Start with You. Errick Young, MBE Manager
The New Paradigms in Procurement Althea Pemsel, MA, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Don’t get rattled
Roman Martinez, CPPO, CPPB
4:15 - 4:30 Closing Session

 

 

 

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