2013 UIUC Business Leadership Conference

About the UIC Procurement Symposium


The UIC Procurement Symposium will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road (at Halsted), Chicago, Illinois, 60608. This all-day professional development event, sponsored by the Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS), will provide business office and other administrative staff with procurement-related knowledge, resources, and networking opportunities.

Following are highlights of this event:

  • Twenty-seven purchasing and payment-related presentations to strengthen your knowledge of procurement procedures and policies

  • Lunch address by Ben Bagby, Chief Procurement Officer for Public Institutions of Higher Education, State of Illinois

  • Supplier Showcase with contracted vendors hosting informational booths

  • Opportunities to meet with subject matter experts from Procurement Diversity, Purchasing, Strategic Procurement, and University Payables departments

Session events will be contributed by:

  • OBFS Procurement Diversity
  • UIC Purchasing
  • OBFS Strategic Procurement
  • OBFS University Payables