Public Procurement and Contract Management Symposium


The First Annual Old Dominion University Public Procurement and Contract Management Symposium

Friday, April 25, 2014
8:00 a.m.— 5:00 p.m.
The Webb Center, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529

About the Program:

The Symposium will address several key challenges and opportunities facing federal, state, and local government procurement programs and the stakeholders in those programs. The goal is to draw attention to how best-practice strategic public procurement and contract management can provide the best possible support for the enterprise goals of all public entities. There will be an opening plenary speaker, two tracks of panels in the morning and the afternoon, and plenary luncheon and closing speakers. The two tracks of panels will be “People” and “Process”. The speakers and panelists are drawn from the best and the brightest experts in the field.

Attendance of the symposium equates to 8 contact hours and .8 CEUs.


Who Should Attend?

Participants in procurement and contracting programs at the local, state, and federal levels; elected officials; senior executives; clients and customers of governmental procurement and contracting programs; contracting officer representatives; project managers; contractor and supplier representatives; ODU faculty, staff and students.


Fees & Registration:

*Due to the high demand and interest of the Public Procurement and Contract Management Symposium we have quickly reached capacity and registration has been closed for the event. If you are interested in future Public Procurement or Contract Management event please contact:

Sponsors and Exhibitors:

If your company, association, or organization would like to support this program or promote your business at this important event, there are many options and budget levels.  For more information, click here.  For a sponsorship application, click here.

Program Agenda:

Click the link for the Final Agenda with Speakers and Topics.

For More Information:

For more information on content of the program, contact Dr. Stephen Gordon, or

For more information regarding registration, contact Charlotte Anders,

Current Sponsors:

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