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2023 Conference Program Materials:

56th Annual FAPPO Conference & Trade Show
Imagine the Possibilities Strategies for the Future, Learning from the Past
Sunday May 21 through Wednesday, May 24
Sunday, May 21, 2023
1.00 - 2:30   Chris Simone (PDAT) Purchasing Under FEMA Awards:  Requirements, Competition and Emergencies
2:40 - 4:10   Kim Abrego/Shelley Vineyard (DRS) The Top Five to Survive:  Procurement Actions your
Organization Must Take to Optimize Federal Disaster Funding
4:15 -5:15   Joe Benjamin First Timers' Orientation
Monday, May 22, 2023
7:00 - 8:25   Mark Shuman                                  President's Welcome and Flag Ceramony
Member Networking and Breakfast
K9 For Warriors; the Nation's Largest Provider of Service Dogs to Veterans
8:25 - 9:20   Keynote:  Tammy Rimes - It's Never Too Late to Live Happily Ever After
9:35 - 10:35   Tammy Rimes Taking a Road Trip with Cooperative Purchasing
Derrick Strand (UPPCC) Effective Communications Up, Down and Across the
Lisa Deatherage (Surety 2000) Electronic Surety Bonds/Modernize your e-
Procurement Process with E Bonds
Carrie Roberts Procurement Jeopardy
Lorraine Williams Power in the Workplace
10:35 - 12:00   General Session: Kirk Buffington - Does it Really Say That - A Review of Court Cases
Affecting Procurement
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
07:00 - 08:10   Member Networking and Breakfast - Best Practices and Entity Awards
08:15 - 09:45   General Session: Christin Webb - Leading with Confidence
09:55 - 10:55   Carrie Mathes Can you Relate?  Expanding your Sphere of
Leah McGrath/Rebecca Kee (StateRAMP) Technology/Best Practices and Standardization of Cloud Cyber Security Verification
Kirk Buffington Surety Bonds:  The Good, The Bad, And the Ugly, Everything You Wanted to Know About Surety
Bonds, but were Afraid to Ask
Mariel Reed (Pavilion) Howdy, Neighbor: Regional Models for Collaboration
11:05 - 12:05   Shawn Willett (TXPA) AEP Award
Adesh Tyagi (Tryfacta, Inc) Performance Benchmarking
Shirley Webb Too Old for SnapChat:  Too Young for Life Alert -
Now What?
Dylan Reingold Public Records Compliance and the Sunshine Law
Craig Rader (CAPPO) Assessing Risk in the Contracting Process - Tools You Can Use to Mitigate Risk
12:05 - 1:45   Business Meeting / Lunch/ President's Awards and Passing of the Plaques
1:45 - 2:45   General Session with Joel Atkinson (NASPO) Commodities Inflation Trends:  Forecast and
2:55 - 3:55   General Session with Jon Henke (Sourcewell)  Collaboration:  Recover from the Disaster
4:05 - 5:05   Ron Falanga Employee Retention Through Coaching
Victor Leamer Improving the Message - Communicating Procurement through Effective Instruction
Carrie Roberts Cybersecurity Changes in Florida - How the State Turned Our World Upside Down in 2022
Carrie Mathes and Zulay Millan From Fun to Fundamental - Classic Lessons to
Prepare Procurement Professionals for the Game of Life
Theresa Webb Revitalizing Your Procurement Organization
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
7:00-8:00   Carrie Mathes - Update from NIGP
8:00-9:00   General Session with Matt Dugal and Pam Pedler (Omnia) - Equipped for Emergency: Your
2023 Disaster Preparation Checklist
9:10 - 10:15   Victor Leamer Avoiding Procurement Landmines
Member Networking  
Sandra Herrera Public Sector Value through Vendor Collaboration
Shirley Webb NIGP Mentorship Program - Inspiring the Next Generation of Public Procurement Leaders
Maria Carballeira and Dr. Mireidy Fernandez 4 Es Approach to Procuring Goods and Services
10:25 -12:00   Networking Facilitated by your FAPPO Board Members - Cities, Counties, Education and Special
12:00 - 12:15   President's Closing Remarks.  Information about the 57th Annual Conference and Trade
Show and Drawing for free registration to the 2023 Fall Workshop and 2024 Conference (must be present to win)
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