Program Schedule

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting

Welcome

Michael J. Hogan
President
University of Illinois

Paula Allen-Meares
Vice President and Chancellor
University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois Board of Trustees

Vendor Recognition

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Networking Fair

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Served

Keynote Address

Gery Chico
Senior Partner, Chico & Nunes, P.C.

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Workshops (Session I)

  • Accessing Financial Resources
  • Understanding Purchasing at the University of Illinois
  • Doing Business with the Office of Capital Programs and Facilities Management
  • Proposed University of Illinois Supplier Diversity Initiatives - Bronner Group

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Workshops (Session II)

  • Accessing Financial Resources
  • Understanding Purchasing at the University of Illinois
  • Doing Business with the Office of Capital Programs and Facilities Management
  • Proposed University of Illinois Supplier Diversity Initiatives - Bronner Group

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 15, 2011, at the UIC Forum. This year’s Making the Connection 2011 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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