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Responsiveness in Procurement Workforce Tops ODU-PCI Symposium Agenda

By PA TIMES online
November 6, 2015

Ensuring the responsiveness of procurement management personnel is the focus of the “Symposium on the Acquisition, Procurement and Contract Management Workforce,” to be held in McLean, Va., on Thursday, Nov. 12. Sponsored by Old Dominion University and the Public Contracting Institute, this one-day event will be attended by public administrators and others who understand that the quality of acquisition, procurement and contract management directly affects governmental operations and service delivery.

The symposium will be filled with in-depth, informative conversations led by distinguished thought leaders in governmental acquisition management. Attendees can expect to hear actionable ideas, learn valuable insights and get solutions that will help their organizations recruit, develop and retain high-performing talent. Invited speakers include:

  • William Shields, executive director, American Society for Public Administration
  • David Gragan, senior procurement officer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Melissa Starkinsky, director, The Federal Acquisition Institute

For more information, including the full agenda, click here.

The registration fee is $195.00. Student registration fee is $49.00. Click here to register.

NOTE: 3.5 CLE/ 3.5 CPE (Auditing-Governmental) credits may be earned and this event is recommended for 4 CLP credits. Attendance at this event can also be submitted to the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PDU. Upon their approval, it may be worth 3.5 PDU credits.

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