Agenda

Friday
January 19 and February 9

The February 2 pre-conference seminar has been cancelled.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Pre-Conference Seminar: "Leadership: Building High-Performance Buying and Selling Teams"

This new highly interactive one-day seminar offers buying and selling business professionals from both the public and private business sectors the opportunity to improve their leadership skills. This informative and exciting new NCMA National Education Seminar (NES) is based upon a new book written by two highly respected, experienced, and successful business leaders-Gregory A. Garrett and William C. Pursch. Every seminar attendee will receive a copy of their new book, Leadership: Building High Performance Buying and Selling Teams, published by NCMA.
Continuing Education Hours - 7
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Leadership Forum

Join a panel of contract management senior executives for informal, moderated discussions of leadership. Want to know what's happening in our profession? Want to know how to get to the top? Come to the Leadership Forum and hear from the people who lead the contracts and procurement profession.
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Welcome and Networking Reception
Saturday
January 20, February 3, and February 10

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Focus on the Profession

Learn about developments in the world of contracts and procurement, what NCMA is doing about them, and what the chapter can do to serve the emerging needs of its members.

Reuter Presentation     Vincent Presentation
9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.Volunteer Management

Chapters continue to struggle with recruiting, managing, and retaining volunteers. This session will address volunteer management best practices, with knowledge from the association profession, and how chapters can apply these practices to improve their performance.

Volunteer Management Presentation
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Networking Break
11:00 a.m. - NoonMarketing: How to Gain Management's Support for NCMA

Volunteer and member participation is dependent upon the support of their management. Learn how to present your chapter's value proposition to your employer and to other organizations in your area, to increase volunteerism and membership.

Marketing Presentation
Noon - 1:30 p.m.Lunch, Guest Speaker, and Awards Presentations

Lunch Presentation (Annapolis)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Program Development: Innovative Ideas for Building Education Programs

Member learning needs and preferences, working conditions, and technology access and skills continue to evolve, making it ever more challenging for chapters to provide quality educational services to their members. This session will provide 10 innovative ideas for delivering educational programs, ensuring your chapter remains relevant to your members.

Program Development Presentation
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Networking Break
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Open Forum with NCMA Leaders and Program Speakers
Continuing Education Hours - 7.2

Leadership Forum Speakers

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