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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #100112
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Award InfoPublished Monday October 1, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: The Westin Hotel Chicago River North, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $65,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, October 1, 2012
The University awarded a contract for 2014 International Conference on Epidemiology.
The 2014 International Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) will be hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health on June 30, 2014 thru July 3, 2014 at the Westin Hotel Chicago River North. The conference is being totally funded by registration fees and support from a federal grant.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because the procurement expenditures are for events or activities for which the use of specific vendors is mandated or identified by the sponsor of the event or activity, provided that the sponsor is providing a majority of the funding for the event or activity.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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