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Diversity Practitioners Summit – January 2018

January 22 @ 7:15 am - 1:00 pm

Driving Participation through Effective Solicitation Language

This panel discussion will center around best practices that agencies and businesses can use to solicit and contract for services from small businesses and certified firms, driving utilization, participation, and meeting goals on projects.

AGENDA

7:15 – 7:30 am
Networking, Registration, Breakfast

7:30 – 7:45 am
Welcome & Introductions

7:45 – 8:00 am
Sponsor Presentation: City of Portland

8:00 – 8:15 am
Legislative Update
Brian Smith, Purchasing Manager, Multnomah County

8:15 – 9:45 am
Panel Discussion – What works to incentivize primes to meet goals?
• Moderator: Kimberly Mitchell-Phillips, Port of Portland
• Eleonor Oshitoye, Mortenson Construction
• Derrick Beneville, Hoffman Construction
• Charissa Rotramel, WSP

9:45 – 10:00 am | Break

10:00 – 10:45 am
Workforce participation best practices – Steve Simms, BOLI

10:45 – 11:00 am | Break

11:00 – 12:30 pm | Forum Discussion & Lunch
Scoring Proposals – Score in teams over lunch, followed by group discussion

12:30 – 1:00 pm
Wrap up & Networking

» Click here for Agenda as a pdf

 
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Details

Date:
January 22
Time:
7:15 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

BDI
Email:
info@bdiweb.org

Venue

Multnomah County
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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