Public Purchasing Forum

51st Annual Rutgers University Public Purchasing Educational Online Forum "Navigating the Procurement Waves" April 27, 28, 29, 2021

51st Annual Rutgers University Public Purchasing Educational Online Forum

 

"Navigating the Procurement Waves"

April 27, 28, 29, 2021

 

This event is co-sponsored by Northern New Jersey NIGP, Southern New Jersey NIGP, New Jersey Association of County Purchasing Officials.

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The conference registration fee is $236. A check or voucher must accompany the registration form, made payable to Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Please use course code PP-2250-SP21-1 for the conference registration.

Online registrations (with credit card or e-check only) are currently accepted. Click on the “Register Online” button in the left column. Purchase orders/vouchers and registration forms must be sent together and e-mailed to cgs@docs.rutgers.edu.

Before a student is officially enrolled in a course, payment must be authorized or secured. A student who has a delinquent account with CGS will not be permitted to enroll in any additional courses or events offered by the Center until the delinquency is resolved. Withdrawal requests must be submitted in writing at least 3 business days before the Forum and will incur a $25 processing fee. Withdrawals will be refunded, minus the $25 fee. Failure to notify CGS within the time frame will result in forfeiture of all fees. There is a $25 fee for returned checks.

All registrations for the conference must be received NO LATER than three business days before the conference begins. Conference registration will be closed on April 22nd, 2021 at 9 am. Late registrations will not be accepted.

After you've registered, you will receive an access PIN for event participation a day or two prior to the event starting. Handouts can be downloaded from the conference website.

To obtain credit for a session, you must be present through the entire duration of the session and complete the required attendance poll.

For frequently asked questions about the Forum, please click here.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

8:00 - 8:15 ONLINE CHECK-IN
   
8:15 - 8:55 WELCOME
   
9:00-10:00 CIVILITY IN GOVERNMENT
KEYNOTE John C. Gillespie, Esquire, Shareholder, Municipal, Government and Redevelopment, Parker McCay, Mount Laurel
   
10:10 - 11:10 PROPERTY/CASUALTY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC CONTRACTS, PART 2
CONCURRENT SESSIONS I Joseph Clark, Purchasing Manager, Ocean City
Frank Covelli, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, PIA
Robert S. Hoffmann, Administrator, Chatham Township
Robert Shannon, Administrator, Wyckoff Township
   
  OPTIONS FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS: P3, REDEVELOPMENT, LPCL
 
Charles H. Sarlo, Esq., VP, General Counsel, Partner DMR Architects, Hasbrouck Heights
Honorable Tony Perry, Mayor, Middletown Township
Anthony Mercantante, Administrator, Middletown Township
Jennifer Keyes-Maloney, Assistant Treasurer, NJ Department of the Treasury
Gerald T Reiner Jr., Purchasing Agent, County of Bergen
   
  NATIONAL AND REGIONAL CO-OPS
  Michele Meade, Procurement Specialist, DLGS, DCA
   
11:20 - 12:20 Repeated Concurrent Sessions I
   
12:25 - 12:30 DAY ONE WRAP-UP

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

8:45 - 9:00 ONLINE CHECK-IN
   
9:00-10:00 MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR A MULTIGENERATIONAL WORKFORCE
PLENARY SESSION Tricia S. Nolfi, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership, Rider University
   
10:10 - 11:10 PUBLIC SCHOOL PURCHASING
CONCURRENT SESSIONS II James Shoop, BA/PA, Passaic Board of Education (Ret)
   
  NEW JERSEY GREEN INITIATIVES
 

Randall Solomon, Executive Director, Sustainable Jersey

ELECTRONIC PROCUREMENT
Michele Meade, Procurement Specialist, DLGS, DCA
Gerald T Reiner Jr., Purchasing Agent, County of Bergen
   
11:20 - 12:20 Repeated Concurrent Sessions II
   
12:25 - 12:30 DAY TWO WRAP-UP

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

8:45 - 9:00 ONLINE CHECK-IN
   
9:00-10:00 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
PLENARY SESSION Lori Buckelew, Assistant Executive Director, NJLM
Nicola Reid, Stafford Township Purchasing Agent
   
10:10 - 11:10  
CONCURRENT SESSIONS III
PREVAILING WAGE, PWCR &
 
APPRENTICESHIP
 
Kevin Triplett, Section Chief, Public Contracts
 
Section, Wage & Hour Compliance, NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development
   
  BEYOND COVID: THE LONG-TERM IMPACTS ON PROCUREMENT
  Darin Matthews, Director of West Coast Operations, Negometrix USA
Steve Isaac, Marketing Manager, Negometrix USA
   
11:20 - 12:20 Repeated Concurrent Sessions III
   
12:25 - 12:30 CONFERENCE WRAP-UP

 

To obtain credit for a session, you must be present through the entire duration of the session and complete the required attendance poll at each attended session.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Session Hours CMFO/CCFO CPWM RMC QPA RPPO/RPPS  CRP
Beyond COVID: The Long-Term Impacts on Procurement 1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing
Civility in Government  1 hour Off Mgt/Ancil Subj  Management Prof Devel  Off Admin/Gen Dut Management/ Supervision
Electronic Procurement  1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing
Legislative Update  1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing
Management Strategies for a Multigenerational Workforce 1 hour Off Mgt/Ancil Subj  Management Prof Devel  Off Admin/Gen Dut Management/ Supervision
National & Regional Co-ops Options 1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing  
New Jersey Green Initiatives  1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Green Purchasing Public Purchasing
Options for Capital Projects: P3, Redevelopment, LPCL 1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing
Prevailing Wage, PWCR & Apprenticeship 1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing
Property/Casualty Requirements for Public Contracts, Part 2 1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing  
Public School Purchasing 1 hour Fin/Debt Mgt  Government Finance Procure Proced  Public Purchasing  

 

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PUBLIC PURCHASING EDUCATIONAL FORUM PLANNING COMMITTEE

Gordon H. Ball, Jr., RPPO, CPPO, QPA - Executive Director, Southern New Jersey Chapter NIGP
Olga Chaban, Ed.D. - Sr. Program Coordinator, Center for Government Services, Rutgers University
Joseph Clark, QPA, RPPO, CPPB - Purchasing Manager, Ocean City 
Ann V. Hartwick, RPPO, CCPO, QPA - Purchasing Agent, Middlesex County
Althea Headley, QPA, RPPO, MPA - Purchasing Agent, Irvington
Melissa Kosenski, RPPO, QPA, Purchasing Agent, County of Somerset
Kathleen McKenzie Cupano - Assistant Director, Center for Government Services, Rutgers University (Retired)
Mary “Trish” Mooney, QPA, RPPO - Purchasing Agent, Atlantic City
Nicola Reid, QPA, RPPO - Purchasing Agent, Stafford Township
Gerald Reiner, Purchasing Agent/Director of Purchasing, Bergen County
Apryl Roach, QPA, RPPS, Administrative Manager, Franklin Township Sewerage Authority
Laura M. Scutari, MPA, QPA, CCPO, RPPO - Director of Purchasing, Union County
Ann Marie B. Spagnola, MPA, QPA, RPPS - Administrative Specialist 4 - Procurement, State of NJ, Judiciary, Purchase & Property (Retired)
Mary Louise Stanton, RPPO, CCPO, QPA - Purchasing Agent, County of Somerset (Retired)
Rick Thomas, Purchasing Agent, Atlantic County Utilities Authority
Joseph Valenti - Bureau Chief, Local Management Services, DLGS, DCA (Retired)