2023 Virtual Fall Workshop

November 17, 2023

Virtual - Same great Program Content!


Fall Workshop Program 


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Presenter (s)

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8:30 – 9

Opening Remarks

Denise Finn, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB               FAPPO President



9 – 9:50

Federal Procurement SOS: Socioeconomic Contracting, Oversight, Suspension and Debarment

Presenters: Dr. Kim Abrego & Shelley Vineyard, Disaster Recovery Services, LLC


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Howdy Neighbor: Regional Models for Collaboration

Keith Glatz, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Purchasing and Contract Manager

City of Tamarac

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10 – 10:50

Contract Oversight - Lessons Learned from the Viewpoint of the Office of the Inspector General

Presenter: Anthony Montero, CIGE, CIGI   Director of Contract Oversight & Evaluations Division, Palm Beach County OIG

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State of Florida Updates

Brandon Spencer

State of Florida

11 – 11:50

Playing in the Sandbox – Achieving Success as a Professional

Monica Powery, Director Procurement Department

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Effective Scope Writing

Dr. Cliff McCue, FAU Professor

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1 – 1:50

Why should you apply for the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award? A brief history of the award program and benefits to your organization.

Presenter: Brian Garrity, Director of Procurement

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

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Southeast Florida Governmental Purchasing Co-Operative: Driving efficiencies & supporting local businesses with cooperative purchasing.

Charles Spencer, Director

City of Plantation


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2 – 2:50

Join Sourcewell for an interactive panel discussion on fleet procurement. Discover what caused the disruptions of the past and what new obstacles and opportunities are already appearing on the horizon. Industry experts will provide insight on fleet procurement, EV’s, infrastructure and new finance options that will put your purchasing process on cruise control.


Jon Henke and Mike Domin of Sourcewell

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3 – 3:50

The Importance of a Vendor Registration Platform & Payment Consolidation System

Brian O’Connor, Procurement Manager

Town of Davie


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Interactive Session on Fellow Colleagues

Carrie Roberts, NIPG-CPP, CPPO

Purchasing Director

Pasco County

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727-847-8194 ext. 8434


4- 4:30

Closing Remarks

Denise Finn, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB         FAPPO President




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