MCEEA 2013 Annual Conference Schedule - Subject to ChangeSUNDAY:
Arrive early to take advantage of the activities around the Island: Butterfly Museum / Fort Mackinac / Carriage Rides / Bike rentals – or bring your own/ Hiking/ Golf/ Dining/ Shopping/ Fudge!
2:00 - 6:30 pm Registration
7:00 - 7:30 pm Reception
7:30 - 8:30 pm Team Networking Event
8:45-11:00 pm Bonfire
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Registration / Information
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Mayor of Mackinac, Margaret Doud.
8:45 am Lou Glazer – Michigan Futures
Michigan Future Inc., A Catalyst for Prosperity
10:30am Anne Rix – Oneupweb
Unlocking, Demystifying Social Media as a Recruiting Tool
11:30 am Business Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 pm Breakout Sessions:
Kathleen N. Alessandro – Energized Solutions LLC
"MICHIGAN-Stop feeling Inferior and Start thinking SUPERIOR!"
Korina Kasperek – DTE Energy
"Managing a Growing Co-op Program"
Cathy McCafferty-Smith – Henry Ford Health System
"An Employer’s perspective on workforce readiness – KeyTrain, WorkKeys, & NCRC plus"
Following our business lunch we have a panel including:
2:15 pm Paul Jaques – Spartan Innovation
Athena Trenton – Global Talent Retention Initiative of Michigan (GTRI)
"Entrepreneur and International Panel"
The afternoon wraps up with a session including:
3:15 pm Luann Dunsford – MiWorks! Association
Wayne Thibodeau – Oakland University
Brian Partie – Central Michigan University
“Solutions for Governor Snyder”
4:15 pm Time on Your Own
6:00 pm Reception / Cocktails / Banquet
We begin our day with breakfast and our keynote speaker:
8:00 – 11:00 am Registration / Information
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Dianna Stampfler – Promote Michigan
“Made in the Mitten”
Dianna will also host a breakout session following her keynote
9:30 – 10:30 am We have two sections of breakout sessions:
Tori Steven/Brian Partie – Central Michigan University
“Less Funding & Strategic Creativity – Student Development”
Nannette McCleary – Wayne State University
“Creating Career Opportunities in Michigan: Trends in Entrepreneurism”
Matt Schoenherr – Dreamscape Multimedia,
“Why your online marketing is DOOMED and what you can do about it”
Dianna Stampfler – Promote Michigan
“Tidbits & Trivia”
10:45 – 11:45 am Breakout Sessions
Lisa Phillips – Macomb Community College
“Community College Roundtable”
Paul Artale - Michign State University
"PREPping Student for Success"
Barbara Bolin – MI-STEM Partnership
“Preparing and Keeping the Skilled Workforce Michigan Needs”
Rachel Becklin – Grand Valley State University & Wayne Thibodeau – Oakland University
“Faculty Engagement Ideas for Student Success”
11:45 am LUNCH / Speaker
The conference finishes with lunch along with a lively conversation
“OMGosh: What's Next?”
After an intense two days, filled with networking, professional development, and strategies for moving Michigan forward, how do I stay connected and engaged with MCEEA?
1:00 – 2:00 pm 2013/2014 MCEEA Executive Board Meeting