2017 Conference

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Network. Collaborate. Learn.

Hosted by CollegeBuys, the Annual Purchasing Conference provides the opportunity for California Community College procurement professionals from across the state to network with systemwide partners, collaborate with their colleagues, and attend sessions by purchasing experts and a cast of inspirational speakers.

The 2017 Purchasing Conference will be held on April 12-14, 2017 at the Catamaran Hotel in San Diego, CA.

Attendee and sponsor registration is now open.

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Agenda*

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Hotel/Conference Registration and Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Conference Opening
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Sessions
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Reception

Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Morning Sessions
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Dedicated Exhibit Time
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Morning Sessions
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Lunch Cruise
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Afternoon Sessions
  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:15p.m.
    Dedicated Exhibit Time
  • 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Afternoon Sessions
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Networking Mixer

Friday, April 14, 2017

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Morning Session/Purchasing Roundtable

* Select sessions may be open to district attendees only. Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Contact Us

Aileen Joy
Program Coordinator, CollegeBuys
T: 916.491.4468
E: ajoy@foundationccc.org

Location

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa offers a tropical elegance inspired by Polynesia. Located just steps from Mission Bay and across the street from the Pacific, the Catamaran features private balconies or patios within each guest room, as well as views of the water or tropical gardens.

3999 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Foundation for California
Community Colleges

1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Toll Free: 866.325.3222
Fax: 916.325.0844

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Who we serve

The Foundation serves as the official foundation supporting the Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and the entire California Community College system, including 113 colleges and 72 districts, serving 2.1 million students.

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