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OregonBuys project information

OregonBuys forums and materials

Disclaimer: Please be advised, some dates and details shared in forums (and handouts) may now be outdated. Most forums took place while the project was still in planning. Dates and details were formalized in October 2020 with project Notice to Proceed. Contact to verify specifics.

​Date​Time​Location​Session TopicsForum 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 AuditoriumCore 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
​Apr 8, 2020
​9 - 11 a.m.
Cancelled CancelledCancelled

​Feb 18, 2021
​10 a.m. - Noon
​Virtual Zoom Meeting
​Small agency focused forum Topics: key project dates, critical project tasks, system demo and Q&A session.
Recording in iLearn (login required)
​July 28, 2021
​9 - 10:30 a.m.
​Virtual Zoom Meeting for State Agencies
​Phase 2 focused forum
Topics: what to expect in Phase 2, what staff members to involve, and Q&A session.