OregonBuys project information

OregonBuys monthly forum schedule and materials

State agency employees are encouraged to attend a monthly OregonBuys forum for system functionality demos, focused topic area discussions, and Q&A sessions:

​Date ​Time ​Location ​Session Topics Forum materials
​Sep 11, 2019
​9 - 11 a.m. ​Employment Department Auditorium
​Getting started: How to build your agency core team and selecting an organization administrator; OregonBuys demo; Q&A
​Oct 10, 2019 ​9 - 11 a.m. ​Employment Department Auditorium ​Results of the procurement survey, OregonBuys terminology changes, tips on how to conduct a business process inventory; OregonBuys Marketplace demo; Q&A
Nov 13, 2019 ​1:30 - 3 p.m. ​Employment Department Auditorium ​Accounting focused topics and demo
Nov 14, 2019 ​9 - 11 a.m.
​Employment Department Auditorium ​ORPIN replacement plan and expectations, supplier enablement campaign; vendor registration demo; Q&A
​Dec 12, 2019
​9 - 11 a.m.
​Employment Department Auditorium Core team development, including roles and time commitments; process inventory;  Phase 2 wave enrollment information; Q&A
Jan 8, 2020 ​9 - 11 a.m. ​Employment Department Auditorium ​SPOTS card information, core team kickoffs, audience input, what's coming; Q&A
Jan 15, 2020
​10 a.m. - Noon
​Oregon State Bar Building
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Tigard, OR | Columbia B Room
*Ample free parking available on site*
​Small agency focused forum
Topics: overview and definition, workload, ORPIN replacement, small and intermediate procurements, SPOTS cards, training, wave enrollment; demo; Q&A
​Feb 13, 2020 ​9 - 11 a.m. ​Employment Department Auditorium ​Current status, core team orientation, ORS 190s, encumbering decision; SoS demo; Q&A
Mar 12, 2020 ​9 - 11 a.m. Cancelled
Cancelled Cancelled
​Apr 8, 2020
​9 - 11 a.m.
Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled