Meeting/Event Information

We hold various trainings, webinars, meetings and events throughout the year.  Check our site for updates on what's to come or join our mailing list here to be in the know. For scholarship information please contact one of the IPPA Board members or the Professional Development Chair. 


Board Meetings

Board meetings are held quarterly at various locations, usually during lunch.  All members are invited to attend Board meetings. Time and location will be posted on the Calendar of Events.

Board Meeting Minutes can be found here: Board Meeting Minutes.


 

Past Meetings

2018 Fall Dinner Meeting - "Cooperative Purchasing and You"

October 18, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Twigs Bistro at the Village Meridian
3690 E. Monarch Sky Ln, Ste 100
Meridian, ID 83646
https://twigsbistro.com/

Join us for dinner and special guest, Vern Jones, from NASPO ValuePoint, speaking on "Cooperative Purchasing and You!"

Lunch & Learn: Cybersecurity

October 03, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

West Ada School District, Lochsa Conference Room
1303 E. Central Dr.
Meridian, ID 83642

Join us for a Lunch & Learn session with a panel of local IT leaders & experts to talk about current issues in Cybersecurity and how that is affecting our agencies.

NIGP Adding Value to the Procurement Process

September 28, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Correctional Industries Training Room
1301 North Orchard Street Suite 110
Boise , ID 83705

This workshop focuses on ways the professional purchaser adds value to the procurement process by illustrating how the purchaser can enhance both the process and relations with customers and suppliers.

CPPB / CPPO Study Group Class

September 13, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Ada County Courthouse
200 W. Front St., 2nd Floor Room 2210
Boise, ID 83702

This study group class will help you to prepare for either the CPPB or the CPPO exam

IPPA Summer Dinner Meeting

July 12, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park
1900 North Records Avenue
Meridian, ID 83642
http://meridiancity.org/kleinerpark.aspx

Join us for our Annual Summer Dinner Meeting at Kleiner Park!

Wine Tasting Tour - Snake River Valley

June 16, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Snake River Valley

Caldwell, ID

Join us for a Wine Tasting Tour in the Snake River Valley!

Fundamentals of Leadership and Management in Public Procurement

June 06, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Correctional Industries Training Room
1301 North Orchard Street Suite 110
Boise , ID 83705

This course is designed to examine skills and issues related to leadership and management for government professionals

Introduction to Public Procurement

May 23, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Spokane Police Department
2302 North Waterworks St.
Spokane, WA 99212

This introductory procurement class provides an overview of the ever-changing profession by identifying fundamental concepts that will affect procurement in the public sector.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

May 12, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Albertson's Headquarters
250 E. Parkcenter Blvd.
Boise, ID 83706
http://www.info-komen.org/site/TR/RacefortheCure/BOI_IdahoMontanaAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=7126

Join Team IPPA for the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K!

Lunch & Learn - Public Works Projects : Guidance, Resources, and Best Practices

May 01, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

State of Idaho Division of Building Safety
1090 E. Watertower St., Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642

We will have special guest speakers from the Idaho Division of Building Safety and the University of Idaho Integrated Design Lab

Contracting with Federal Funds/Grants "Intermediate"

April 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Correctional Industries Training Room
1301 North Orchard Street Suite 110
Boise , ID 83705

This class will help to understand the complexities of procuring under Federal Funds and Grants

2018 Spring Dinner Meeting

March 07, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Outback Steakhouse
7189 W Overland Rd
Boise, ID 83709
https://www.outback.com/

Join us with special guest Marcheta Gillespie who will be speaking on "How to be a Superhero of Procurement"!

Contract Administration in the Public Sector

March 06, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Correctional Industries Training Room
1301 North Orchard Street Suite 110
Boise , ID 83705

This 3 day class explores the concepts of Contract Administration and will help the procurement professional gain a better understanding of best practices and pitfalls to beware of.

IPPA Winter Dinner Meeting at Twigs Bistro

January 11, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Twigs Bistro at the Village Meridian
3690 E. Monarch Sky Ln, Ste 100
Meridian, ID 83646
http://twigsbistro.com/locations-meridian

Please join us for dinner and officer installations for our 2018 Board of Directors!

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