Purchasing & Construction Conference

Date: April 17, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  Hyatt Lodge
2815 Jorie Blvd
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Contact: Maritza Guevara, mguevara@robbins-schwartz.com

Tickets:  Register Online
Price:  Free


8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                  Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.               GENERAL SESSION

  • Top Ten Problems in Vendor Contracts (And How to Solve Them)
  • Defending Your Tax Base: Best Practices for Navigating Revenue Disputes
  • Bidding and Procurement and the Continued Movement Toward Cooperative Purchasing


10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.              Break


10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.             RESUME GENERAL SESSION

  • When Is Your Board Bound to a Contract? A Primer on Contract Enforceability for Public Bodies
  • Interactive Problem Solving for Purchasing and Construction (A Panel Discussion)