Mitigating Supply Failures During Future Widespread Emergencies: An Interactive Discussion Involving the Attendees & Facilitators
June 16, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
State and local procurement officials have experienced many challenges and disappointments while seeking to acquire sorely needed medical equipment and supplies in a chaotic marketplace. As dedicated public servants, they are saddened that so many people -- including first responders, healthcare staff, patients, patients’ families, and other members of the general public – have been adversely impacted by their inability to fulfill requirements for essential items. This webinar will provide an interactive forum for the consideration of measures that can assure, to the extent possible, that the goods and services that will be needed in the next widespread emergency will be available timely and at reasonable prices.
Hosted by: Dr. Stephen B. Gordon, CPPO, PH.D., FNIGP
Presenters: Norma J. Hall, FNIGP, CPPO, David P. Gragen, CPPO, FNAPA, and Harold Good, CPPO
Administering Change: Solutions to Managing Remote Work Environments - Part 1: The People
June 23, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Are you struggling to manage thru the impacts Covid-19 has brought to your working environment? Are you working through how best to manage your remote workforce? Are you still trying to figure out how to manage these two worlds from the confines of a single place? These are trying times and it can be difficult to engage with your peers, your staff, your customers, your suppliers...even your community from your home. In this two-part series, our panel of experts will be discussing experiences and key practices for effectively creating and maintaining a healthy remote culture for your entity. Part One of the series will focus on the 3 Ps of the human side of a remote workforce: People/Performance, Policies and Procedures and Processes.
Presenters: Sharita Bryant, CPPB, VCM, VCO, VCA, Marcheta Gillespie, FNIGP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM, Kate Rotella, CPPO, MPA, Jon Stodola, and Todd Slater, Ph.D.
Force Majeure & Emergency Situations
Listen to this panel discussion to gain insight into how your contract management is affected by today's unprecedented challenges.
Speakers: Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., LL.M., Lynda Allair, CPPO, and Barbara Johnson, CPPO, CPPB, MPA
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Navigating a Disrupted Workforce: A Discussion on Procurement's Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic
How are procurement departments navigating the challenges that have arise with the COVID-19 outbreak?
Hosted by NIGP's CEO Rick Grimm
Speakers: Carrie Mathes, Procurement Manager, Orange County, FL; Jack Pellegrino, Director of Purchasing and Contracting, County of San Diego, CA; Lynda Allair, Retired, Ministry of Finance, Ontario, CA; Stacy Lynn Adams, Deputy State Procurement Officer, State of South Carolina and Andrea Philyaw, Procurement Director, Loudoun County Public Schools, VA
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Presented by ASCM, the Association for Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Canada.
How are organizations currently handling the repercussions of corona virus on their global supply chains and what you can do to help mitigate risk for your organization.
Hosted by Elizabeth Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of SCM Now Magazine.
Speakers: Jim Kilpatrick, Deloitte Consulting and Greg Schlegel, founder of the Supply Chain Risk Consortium