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Call for Speakers 2018 Conference

The National Procurement Institute is issuing a call for speakers to provide relevant sessions to our conference delegates at the 50th Annual Conference at the Hilton Fort Worth in downtown Fort Worth, TX. NPI invites those interested in presenting a session related to public procurement or any of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award criteria to complete and submit the Speaker Qualification and Session Description form.

Education Program Information

Leadership and Professional Development Track

Sessions in this track hone the knowledge and skills of established leaders and lay foundations for emerging leaders. Topics might include media and public relations, change management, organizational awareness, and the attraction, development and retention of the future pioneers of public procurement.

Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Track

Delegates attending this track’s sessions are focused on continuous improvement, learning from their peers the challenges and solutions that became the basis of an organization’s successful application to the AEP criteria generally and AEP Criteria 18, Continued Pursuit of Excellence, in particular.

Session Options: General Session or Breakout Session
Session Times: 60 or 90 minutes (proposed longer sessions may be split into segments)

Conference Location and Information
Date: October 22 – 25, 2018
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Venue: Hilton Fort Worth in downtown Fort Worth, TX
Attendance: 120 delegates per day

Submissions will be accepted through February 15, 2018. Submittals must be valid for 90 days.

Please complete the qualification form and submit the requested information via e-mail to:
Michael Derr
Christina Pryor, CPPB, CPPO

Speaker Qualification and Session Description form. If you would like a MS Word document, please request one at one of the above email addresses.all For Conference Speakers