Did you know that you may be able to save your department critical funds by taking advantage of strategic sourcing and sustainable procurement? These exciting trends at UC are helping UC Santa Cruz departments most effectively procure goods and services as well as meet systemwide goals. Have you ever wondered how to best navigate service contracting and preferred supplier agreements and why certain policies and limitations exist? After attending this session, attendees will acquire tips and shortcuts that can assist them in their work.


The session will be led by Darin Matthews, Director of Procurement, along with the following subject matter experts: Paul Schell, Assistant Director of Procurement; Mike Steele, e-Procurement Manager; Shauna Casey, Sustainability Manager; Kathleen Rogers, Strategic Sourcing Manager.