2018 Workshop Program

DEFINING EXCELLENCE IN PROCUREMENT

Lido Beach Resort
700 Benjamin Franklin Drive | Sarasota, FL 34236

7:00 - 10:00

Registration

Royal Palm Room

7:30 – 8:15

Continental Breakfast
Sunset Terrace

8:15 – 8:45

Opening Session
Laurie Victory, CPPB  
FAPPO President 

Royal Palm Room 

8:45 – 10:00

The Power of Fun at Work

Learn to reduce stress, re-energize, perform better, and have maximum fun at work.

Benefits of this keynote presentation:

  • Discover the crucial difference between employees who have fun at work and those who don't.
  • Reduce the amount of stress hormones in the bloodstream with laughter.
  • Find out the value of humor in resolving conflicts at the workplace.
  • Learn the way to end the work week with a laugh and drive home with a smile on your face.

Presenter:

Walt Stasinski

Royal Palm Room

10:00 - 10:15

Break

10:15 – 10:45

FAPPO Professional Development Programs

Learn about the College Education Reimbursement and Scholarship Programs, and How to Host an NIGP class

Presenter: Kristine Rodriguez, MBA, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM

Cypress Room

 10:15 – 10:45  

How to Apply for the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI) Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award

Presenter: Mark Raiford, CPPB, FCPM, FCPA

Royal Palm Room

10:55 – 11:55

How to Prepare Essential Staff for Disasters at Work and Home

Presenter: Ellen Pinder, Florida Associate Emergency Manager

Cypress Room

10:55 – 11:55

Municipal Purchasing Thresholds

Presenter: Dean Mealy, II, CPPO, Six Sigma Black Belt

Royal Palm Room

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch & Business Meeting
Sunset Terrace
1:15 – 2:15

Sowing Seeds of Success

Presenter: David E. Nash, CPPO, CPPB

Cypress Room
1:15 – 2:15

Lessons Learned From Hurricane Irma

Presenter: Ellen Pinder, Florida Associate Emergency Manager

Royal Palm Room

2:15 – 2:30

 

Break

 

2:30 – 3:30

The Importance of Contract Management

Handout #2

Presenter: Jane Benton, CPPO

 Cypress Room
2:30 – 3:30

Case Study - Embezzlement of Funds by the Town's Top Official

Presenter: Herb Hyman, CPPO, CPPB

Royal Palm Room
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:45

Spectacular Specifications - The Art of Getting What We Want

Handout #2

Presenter: David E. Nash, CPPO, CPPB

Cypress Room

3:45 – 4:45

Groundhog Day...Are you stuck on repeat?

Presenter: Theresa Webb, M.A., CPPO, CPPB, CPSM, C.P.M.

Royal Palm Room 

4:45 - 5:00

Closing Remarks 

Laurie Victory, CPPB  
FAPPO President 

Royal Palm Room

CEH Form