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Our 99th Annual Meeting is all about "Getting in Tune With Procurement". This year we will offer over 40 educational sessions within six tracks, 1) Analytics, 2) Diversity/Sustainability, 3) Procure to Pay which includes: Contracts, Payables, Technology and Travel and Expense, 4) Strategic Sourcing, 5) Supplier Management and 6) Supply Chain.
The Conference Agenda
Dr. Tasha Eurich
Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. She’s built a reputation as a fresh, modern voice in the business world by pairing her scientific grounding in human behavior with a pragmatic approach to professional development.
Over her 15-plus-year career, she’s helped thousands of leaders become more self-aware and successful.
She contributes to Harvard Business Review and her work has been featured in outlets like NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, and Fast Company. Her TEDxMileHigh talks have been viewed more than three million times.
Known as “The Millennial Speaker”, Clint Pulver helps organization that want to retain, engage and inspire the younger generation. As the President and founder of The Center for Employee Retention, Clint has transformed how corporations like Keller Williams, AT&T and Hewlett Packard create lasting loyalty through his work and research as “The Undercover Speaker”.
Dr. Flora W. Tydings
|The Tennessee Board of Regents appointed Dr. Tydings its chancellor, effective February 1, 2017. She is chief executive officer of the College System of Tennessee--the state's 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology. |
Dr. Tydings led transformation of the TBR system into the unified community and technical college system envisioned by the Complete College Tennessee Act and the FOCUS Act. Working with the Board, she established Student Success and Workforce Development as the system's mission and restructured the system office to achieve it--eliminating separate divisions for community and technical colleges and creating new Offices of Student Success, Economic and Community Development, and External Affairs, while bolstering the Office of Academic Affairs and Office of Policy and Research to ensure that programs and initiatives are data driven and evidence based.
She won Board approval for a new Warranty of Competency, guaranteeing that new graduates of technical programs can perform competencies identified in their program's curriculum guide or be retrained free of charge.
She earned her Doctor of Education at The University of Georgia; her Master of Education at Mercer University, and her Bachelor of Science in Education at Georgia Southern University. She previously served as President of Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee and Athens Technical College in Georgia.
Registration for NAEP 2020 is now open.
Your full conference registration includes access to the Sunday afternoon Registration Celebration, the Host Event on Monday evening, all keynote sessions and educational workshops on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and access to the Exhibit Hall on Monday and Exhibit Networking Luncheon on Tuesday.
All educational sessions will take place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Our Monday night offsite event will be held at the Wildhorse Saloon (transportation provided)
The NAEP Member rate for the full registration is $825. The registration rate for Nonmembers is $1,120. You must be signed into the website to receive this discounted rate. If you are not signed in to the system you will still be able to register, but the system will automatically select the Nonmember rate of $1,120.
Download a justification letter (Word doc) to help secure approval to attend the meeting.
The Scholarship Committee is once again pleased hold our annual raffle to raise funds for the scholarship programs. Let us know if you'll donate an item to the event.
Our headquarters hotel is the:
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
The NAEP discounted hotel room night is $182 per night plus applicable taxes & fees. Click here to reserve your hotel room in the NAEP block.
As of January 31, 2020, room nights on April 3rd and 4th (Friday & Saturday) are sold out. There is still plenty of room nights available Sunday through Wednesday.
If you plan to come in on April 1-2 (or earlier) or stay after April 10th, please contact NAEP with your request.
Nashville International Airport (BNA) is 8 miles to the hotel.
There is an airport shuttle service available to the hotel for a fee. The cost is $19 one-way. You must call ahead of time to book a reservation: (615) 883-2211
Taxi service is available at the airport at the "New Ground Transportation Center". It is approximately $30 to the Gaylord. Uber and Lyft are available at Nashville International Airport.
If you are a high-level procurement professional, come into Nashville early and take this 1/2 day add-on leadership training.
Navigating an uncertain and open future is the true test of leadership. To provoke a cultural shift in education, we must be bold in the face of constant change.
Even with an awareness of accelerating change around us, as human beings we find it difficult to embody embracing an uncertain future. Seeing ourselves as navigators of change and not just problem solvers is one step to orient you and your people to productive conversations and actions.
As procurement practitioners and professionals, we often find ourselves in that space of responding to changes versus driving change at our institutions. In this session we will explore how to create a culture to move beyond “this is the way we’ve always done things” to cultivating teams that bring passion and enthusiasm to their shared work and network of commitments. Using principles from previous successful change management programs, you will learn the tools to bring leaders together (Cabinet colleagues, presidents, boards and project teams) to a place of resolution and ambition. Click here to view the agenda.
Howard Teibel is the founder and President of Teibel Education Consulting. Over the past three decades, Howard has worked with education leaders and teams to develop new habits to coordinate actions in support of their shared commitments. As a public speaker and writer for numerous higher education associations, Howard contributes to the national discourse on emerging trends facing this industry and is passionate about guiding business leaders to create constructive discourse on regional and global issues facing our country. Additionally, his 10-year-old podcast “Navigating Change” brings together leaders to discuss innovations and new practices that can transform how teams in academia and administration work together. His client roster includes the University of Colorado, Rutgers University, the NCAA, Association of Governing Boards, Cornell University, University of San Francisco; and many others.
A look back at our time in Kansas City.
Plan ahead! NAEP has scheduled the Annual Meeting through 2023.