PED Talks: Procurement Educational Discussions

Join our monthly discussions on a variety of procurement topics including purchasing procedures, bidding, contracts, software and hardware procurement. PED Talks are available via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded for easy access at any time.

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Event Details

Back to School Refresh 

Join the Procurement Services Team during our monthly PED Talk discussion. In July we will be having a Back to School Refresh. Multiple Procurement personnel will provide updates and refresh on helpful information as we start a new Fiscal year. 

calendar icon  Thursday, July 16th, 2020

clock icon 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

location icon Zoom

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 Join us via Zoom, Meeting #962-741-866, or click on

PLEASE NOTE: We have changed the meeting ID for the PED Talks. Be sure to remove any reoccurring meetings on your calendar. A meeting invite is sent monthly through the Procurement Newsletter Listserv. Please reach out to if you would like to be added to this Listserv communication. 

Watch Past PED Talk Recordings

May 2020- Receiving Goods, Requesting Forms and Preparing for the Year-End

April 2020-Procurement Services' Resources during COVID-19

March 2020-eSHOP Training for New User Interface

February 2020-Non-Competitive Sourcing and Procurement

January 2020-New Big 10 Lab Supplies Contract

November 2019-Navigating eSHOP Suppliers

October 2019- Ethics in Procurement

September 2019- What is a Purchase Order?

August 2019-Fiscal Year Summary

May 2019-Collaboration across the four campuses

April 2019-Large Purchases and Bigs/Non-Competitve Sourcing

March 2019-Software Procurement

January 17, 2019

November 8, 2018-Inventory, Surplus, and Asset Management

October 11, 2018 - Recording is not available

September 14, 2018-Software Procurement

June 14, 2018-Scientific Purchasing and Uniform Guidance 

May 10, 2018-Large Purchases and Bids

April 13, 2018-Procurement, Who are we?

March 8, 2018

February 8, 2018