May 1, 2019 Schedule

Title Audience
What's new at the Business Services Center (BSC)? State Agencies
NEW: Purchasing in New York State State Agencies
Ethics for Procurement Officials State Agencies
Purchasing: A Legal Perspective Local Governments & School Districts
NEW: NYS Public Schools and BOCES Purchasing Local Governments & School Districts
Local Purchasing Open Forum: Q & A with Sean Carroll - OGS Chief Procurement Officer Local Governments & School Districts
Reverse Auctions: A New Powerful Procurement Tool for Your Toolbelt All Attendees
Procurement Records: Why They're Important & How to Create Them All Attendees
Preferred Sources Buying Strategies All Attendees
New: Understanding NYS OGS Centralized Contracts with Filed Requirements – Fuels, Road Salt and Milk All Attendees
NEW: OGS Online: Resources for Centralized Procurement All Attendees
New: Negotiating for Results All Attendees
NEW: Measuring Success in Procurement All Attendees
NEW: Market Research - Understanding the Industry and Potential Competition All Attendees
NEW: How to Write a Good Scope of Work All Attendees
NEW: Hourly Based & Project Based IT Services Contracts: Case Studies in how to procure IT Services All Attendees
NEW: Go Green! Sustainable Procurement Using OGS Contracts All Attendees
NEW: Understanding Cyber Liability/Data Breach Coverage All Attendees
IT Umbrella Manufacturer and Distributor Contracts: Case Studies in how to procure IT products All Attendees
Insurance Requirements: Understanding the Terminology All Attendees
Increasing MWBE Participation in Your Contracts All Attendees
Buy NY Food All Attendees
Best Practices for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses All Attendees
A Guide to RFPs for Procurement Professionals All Attendees