Program Schedule

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting
Welcome
Paula Allen-Meares, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Remarks
University of Illinois Board of Trustees

10:00 - Noon p.m.

Networking Fair

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Luncheon
Keynote Speaker
Vendor Recognition

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Workshops (Session I)

  • Accessing Financial Resources
  • Transitioning Your Business to Meet Sustainability Requirements
  • Understanding University of Illinois Purchasing
  • University of Illinois Office of Capital Programs and Facilities Management

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Workshops (Session II)

  • Accessing Financial Resources
  • Transitioning Your Business to Meet Sustainability Requirements
  • Understanding University of Illinois Purchasing
  • University of Illinois Office of Capital Programs and Facilities Management

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Networking Session

Please Save the Date
University of Illinois
MAFBE “Making the Connection” Conference
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The University of Illinois MAFBE Conference will take place on June 16, 2010 at the UIC Forum. This year’s Making the Connection 2010 is focused on connecting the University’s buying departments with qualified minority, female and persons with disabilities owned businesses. The goal of the conference is to build relationships with MAFBE firms in order to enhance our supplier diversity initiatives.

The conference Networking Fair will feature exhibitors from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Urbana, and Springfield campuses.  Also, participating in the Networking Fair will be representatives from other public and private universities including local government entities. The Networking Fair will provide an opportunity for business owners to connect and market their products and/or services to the buying departments.

 

 
 

 


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