2019 NAEP District II Conference & Expo
DE/PA/WV | Metro NY/NJ | DC/MD/VA
October 6 - 9 | Penn Stater | State College, PA
- Bob Ordorff will discuss the "Pita Principle"
- Alexa Fong Drubay will present "Laughter Yoga for Stress Reduction, Resilience and Well Being"
- Peggy Snyder will discuss the importance of learning, "What Makes You Tick? Understanding Self-Awareness and Strategies to Maximize Your Self-Awareness"
- Concur Travel Management
- How to Prepare for Impromptu Speaking Sessions (Penn State)
- Small Schools, Big Impact
- Get to Know Your Procurement Neighbors
- Data Analytics
Offered to Higher Ed & K-12 professional, only.
Full Conference - Early Bird! $175 (expires August 30, 2019)
Full Conference - Regular Rate $195 (starting August 31, 2019)
Spouse/Guest Rate - $85.00 (this will include meals only, may not attend events)
Deadline to register for the meeting is Thursday, September 12, 2019.
Apply for a scholarship to attend the meeting. Check back for link to apply soon.
Sunday, October 6th
6:00-9:00 Welcome Reception
Monday, October 7th
7:30-8:30 Breakfast & New Attendee Session
8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks – Julie Martin
8:45-9:45 Opening Keynote Session – The PITA Principle
10:00-11:00 Breakout Sessions
Software Purchasing: Courseware & Beyond
Driving Innovation & Performance Through Diversity
11:15-12:00 NAEP/E&I Updates
1:00-1:45 Vendor Speed Dating
1:45-5:00 Vendor Exhibit
5:30-9:30 Dinner & Family Feud Event
Tuesday, October 8
8:30-9:30 Keynote Session – Understanding Self-Awareness
9:45-10:45 Breakout Sessions
Large Solicitations Can Be Fun
Are You Prepared?
11:00-12:00 Breakout Sessions
Get To Know Your Procurement Neighbors
Making Purchasing Easier for Our Customers
1:15-2:15 Breakout Sessions
Travel Management Company Partnerships
2:30-3:30 Breakout Sessions
Small School, Big Impact
Implementing: Lessons Learned
5:00-6:00 Creamery Tour (Meet at Conference Registration Desk at 4:30 for Departure)
6:00-8:00 Dinner at Nittany Lion Inn
Wednesday, October 9
8:30-10:00 Keynote Session – Laughter Yoga
10:15-11:00 Regional Sessions
11:15-12:00 Closing Session (Door Prizes & Drawing)
Attendee registration includes access to all conference events, educational sessions, exhibit hall, and the following meals:
Breakfast: Monday - Wednesday
Lunch: Monday - Tuesday
Receptions/Dinners: Sunday -Tuesday
Call for Presentations
Submit your idea for a presentation at the meeting. All procurement topic ideas will be considered!
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The event will be held at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The standard guest room rate is $119 per night and they will accept reservations for Sunday, October 6th, through Wednesday, October 9th. Check-in 4:00 PM, check-out 11:00 AM.
To call and make reservations (800) 233-7505 - Group Code WEST19A or click www.pennstatehotels.com (use Group Code WEST19A) to make your reservation online. Reservations must be made by September 12, 2019.
Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to NAEP. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before September 28, 2019, are entitled to a full refund minus a $50 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after September 28, 2019.
CONFERENCE NO SHOWS are liable for the full amount due. Substitutions are accepted and valid for this event ONLY. You will need to obtain the registration confirmation number for the person whose registration you will be using.
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