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Purchasing and Construction Virtual Conference

April 27 All day

Registration for our Purchasing and Construction Virtual conference is live! Check out our presentation schedule below with descriptions of each topic. To register, click the link below – we hope to ‘see’ you there.

Topics and Descriptions Below:

Bidding and Cooperative Purchasing: How to Avoid Pitfalls

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

The use of cooperative purchasing continues to grow as an alternative to the traditional bidding process. Learn from a panel of experienced attorneys about managing the complexities of public bidding and how cooperative purchasing can become an important tool as part of a successful procurement system for your organization.

Preventing Your Construction Project from Turning Sour and What to do if Problems Arise

  • 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Uncertainty and potential problems exist on any construction project, regardless of the size of the project. Join Robbins Schwartz’s construction attorneys for a discussion on the types of problems that frequently arise on projects, and key considerations and strategies avoid those problems and keep your project moving towards final completion. The discussion will focus on tips for planning, procurement, project delivery models, and contract terms, but will also discuss how project owners can address certain problems if they do arise during the job.

So You Want to Go Solar? Alternate Ways to Structure the Transaction to Best Meet Your Needs

  • 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Solar power generation is rapidly becoming an integral part of the facilities operations for many public bodies. This session will focus on the different methods available to public bodies to use solar power generation to their advantage, including alternative procurement methods, power purchase agreements, and more.

2022 Levies: A Retrospective

  • 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A look back at the 2022 levy year and the multitude of new and challenging issues that arose. We will discuss the issues related to the refund recapture, PTELL recapture, Truth in Taxation matters, and how the increase in the consumer price index affected the levy process.

Interactive Problem Solving for Purchasing and Construction

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To cap off our conference, our panel of Attorneys will hold a 30-minute discussion in a Question-and-Answer format. If you have any lingering questions from previous sessions, or general questions about your projects, we are here to help