CollegeBuys Event: Southern Regional Fall Forum

Date: October 5, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 1:15 pm
Location: Conference Center, Cerritos College (11110 Alondra Boulevard, Norwalk, CA 90650)

We’re pleased to announce that registration is officially open for the Regional Fall Forums.

These events serve as an opportunity to be a part of an engaging series of sessions curated to educate and unite community college professionals in purchasing, technology, and facilities. Come connect with colleagues and systemwide corporate partners while exploring trending topics and discovering innovative solutions – we hope to see you there!

In an effort to reduce waste and environmental impacts, we ask attendees to consider bringing their reusable tumblers or travel mugs for coffee and tea, and refillable bottles for water.

Register via the link below before September 25, 2023

Thank You to Our Sponsors


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.

Jennifer Keiper, CollegeBuys

9:05 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Jose Fierro, President/Superintendent

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.

Attendee Introductions

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Future Trends in Procurement: Preparing Community Colleges for Changing Market Dynamics
Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP (F3 Law)

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Creating a Sense of Belonging on a College Campus

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Legislative Update
Rebekah Kalleen, CCFC

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.


11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Cyber Risk Management Overview

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Supporting Institutional Diversity and Sustainability Goals
Amazon Business

12:15 – 12:25 p.m.

CollegeBuys Update
Jorge Burwick, CollegeBuys

12:25 – 12:30 p.m.

Secondary Remarks
Felipe Lopez, Executive Vice President of Business Services/Assistant Superintendent

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch/District Roundtable
Closed Session