NAEP will be represented at the AASHE Conference and Expo, October 27-30, 2019 in Spokane, WA.
Rosey Murton, CPPO, CPPB, Florida State University and Kimberly Watson, C.P.M., University of Maryland will lead a "deep dive" on sustainable procurement entitled "Co-creating a Sustainable Economy Through Procurement".
In response to a survey on the needs of seasoned sustainability professionals, this extended session will focus on how sustainability staff can form mutually beneficial relationships with procurement officers, gain a greater understanding of the procurement process and leverage procurement strategies to advance sustainability initiatives. This session is organized by members AASHE’s Advisory Council in collaboration with the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). It will be facilitated by procurement professionals.
learn how procurement officers establish priorities and manage risk
gain familiarity with procurement practices and considerations
understand the current and future critical challenges facing procurement
connect with other experienced sustainability professionals
leave with tangible resources to accelerate their work when they return to campus.
Participation is limited so interested attendees must apply to attend. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis, but early applicants have the best chances of acceptance. Review of applications is underway and will continue until the workshop is filled. Accepted applicants will be invited to register via a separate process.