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Conference Schedule

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Monday, July 30th, 2012

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration Table Open

Preconference Workshops

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Midwest ACE Executive Board Meeting

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop: New Professionals Workshop with Carly Miller of Country Companies and Lindsay Adolphs of Ashford University (Includes lunch from 12:00 pm. - 1:00 p.m. with Midwest ACE Leadership *pre-registration required

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop: Preparing Powerful Presentations – Practical Tips and Proven Approaches with Patrick Mahoney of Direct Supply, Inc. *pre-registration required

1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Midwest ACE Executive Board Meeting

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Kickoff Speaker - Mark Pogue, Gallup, Inc.
“The Secret to Employee Engagement and Career Success”

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
President's  Reception

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Ohio State University Site Visit
Offsite *pre-registration required


Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

7:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

7:00 a.m.– 8:30 a.m.
Midwest ACE Leadership Meeting – Garfield

7:30 a.m.– 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration/Information Desk Open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions I

  • Hiring Gen Y – Kevin Hazel, Total Quality Logistics – Taft A

  • Afternoon Shadowing: How to Launch a Job Shadow Day Providing Students with Individual Experiences – Cathy Schwabauer, Lindsay McCaig & Christopher Anderson, University of Kansas – Taft B

  • Using Strengths in Personal Development – Mark Pogue, Gallup, Inc. – Taft C

  • Externs Everywhere! Building an Extern Program from the Bottom Up! – Kathleen Powell & Brian Collingwood, Dennison University – Taft D

  • Social Media – Is It Anti-Social?: Minimize Liability Risks Related to Monitoring Social Media Use by Applicants and Employees – Kelly Kauffman, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP – Harrison

  • Win-Win-Win Approach To Entry Level Talent: Designing Internship Programs That Impact The Bottom Line – Nancy Mikkelsen, Intern Bridge, Inc. – McKinley

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions II

  • Leadership Today for Careers Tomorrow: A Look at the Integration of Career and Leadership Development – Megan Watt, University of Iowa – Taft A

  • Faculty Collaboration: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Student Career Development – Babette Sanders, Jeff Jenkins, & Brett Boettcher, Northwestern University – Taft B

  • Using Strengths in Personal Development – Mark Pogue, Gallup, Inc. – Taft C

  • Everyone Wants to Feel Special: Delivering Concierge Service through Corporate Partnerships – Laura Kestner & Kristin Adler, Marquette University – Taft D

  • Relationships Outside the Box – Patricia Simpson & Sarah Zehr, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Harrison

  • Your Identify at Work: Teaching Students About Multicultural Competence in Professional Settings – Bernadette So & Arianna Agramonte Holterman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – McKinley

  • Creating Career-Focused Students: Career Development and the First Year Student – Wes Erwin & Annie Rowland, Indiana University at Bloomington – Garfield

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Midwest ACE Business Meeting

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Committee Meetings

2:15 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.
Short Break

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Town Hall Sessions I

  • Intern Today, Employee Tomorrow: Preparing Today’s Students for Future Workforce Needs – Janet Boston, Indiana INTERNet,; Abby Hobbs, ExactTarget; Kathy Humphrey, The International Center – Taft A

  • Diversity Panel of Interns – Charles Kelley, Diversity Advancement Committee – Taft B

  • Linking Students & Professionals: Social Media, Exposure Events and Site Visits – Krista Coleman, Jill Cords & Karin Hanson, Michigan State University – Taft C

  • Managing an Office of Career Services: Tales from a One-Man Show – Ryan Brechbill, Otterbein University, Erin Nunn, Lake Erie College & Kristine Hoke, Ohio University – Taft D

  • Adult Learners and the Workplace: Let’s Talk – Niki Perkins, Baker College & Amy O'Donnell, The University of Toledo – Harrison

  • Relationships Matter: Employer Relations Professionals Round Table – Lore Vang, University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse – McKinley

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Networking Break with Exhibitors

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

  • Standardized Successful Sustainable: Makes Campus Recruiting Work for You! - Rachel Ligman, Kelley Rodak & Kate Jordan, Eaton Corporation – Taft A

  • Connecting to the Need: Small Survey with Good Results – James Mitchell, Ball State University – Taft C

  • Preparing for the Unknown: Engaging Sophomores in Career Development – Kristine Hoke, Ohio University – Garfield

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Sessions

  • Engaging Alumni in Career Services: Former Students Give Back! – Sarah Mock, Xavier University – Taft B

  • New Internship Guidelines and Other Updates from the NACE Principles of Professional Practice Committee - Elisabeth Enloe Zimowski, The Ohio State University – Harrison

  • Legal & Ethical Issues of Social Networking: An Unfolding Future Patricia Simpson, Katie Flint & Gail Rooney , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Drew Butts & Mary Kate Garner, Enterpise Holdings, Inc. – McKinley

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Dinner

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Casino Night


Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Opens

7:30 a.m – 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast

7:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m.
Registration Table Open

9:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

  • Secrets to a Successful & Sustainable International Virtual Career Fair -Jamie Marsh Finco, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jeff Jenkins, Northwestern University; Lynne Sebille-White, University of Michigan; Hire Big Ten Plus Consortium & Gayle Oliver-Plath, Career Eco Virtual Career Fairs – Taft A

  • Internships: The Employer-Student Relationship and Why it Matters - Sarah Brinker-Good & Ann Schmidt, Xavier University – Taft B

  • LinkedIn for Career Services – John Hill, LinkedIn – Taft C

  • Developing an Agile Organization by Utilizing Strengths - Benjamin Chulaluxsiriboon & Karen Cilano, Northrop Grumman – Taft D

  • Award Winning Candidate Experiences: Employer Panel Discussion Julie Bartimus - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Linda Burstein, Deloitte Services LP; Terra Doyle, ADP; Jill Godbout, PepsiCo; Michele Porfilio, Crowe Horwath, LLP  – Harrsion

  • Community Engagement as a Business Strategy – Maria Haller, Sherwin Williams – McKinley

  • Practicum Partnerships: Engaging Graduate Students to Advance Career Center Initiatives - Ryan Brechbill & Ashley Strausser, Otterbein University – Garfield

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

  • Transform Your Graduation Survey: The Evolution of the Flyer First Destination Series – Jason Eckert & Chris Wiley, University of Dayton – Taft A

  • Relationships Matter: Partnering with Minority Career Development Institutions – Adison McNeill, University of Cincinnati – Taft B

  • LinkedIn for Employers – John Hill, LinkedIn – Taft C

  • Innovative Ways of Serving International Students in Career Services – Xiaoji Zhang, University of Minnesota – Taft D

  • Raise the Bar: Assessment of LGBTQ-Specific Career Services - Riley Folds, OUT for Work – Harrison

  • Global Career Strategies for Today’s Economy – Mary Anne Thompson, Going Global – McKinley

11:30 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Lunch with Closing Speaker – Mark Babbit, YouTern
“Education and Internships 2.0: Working Together to Inspire Student Success”

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Employer Member  Roundtable – McKinley
Drew Butts, Enterprise Holdings, Inc.; Karen Cilano, Northrop Grumman Corporation

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
College Member Site Visits

Ohio Legislative Service Commission, Columbus, OH, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Internal Revenue Service, Columbus, OH, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

COSI, Center of Science and Industry, Columbus, OH, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Limited Brands, Columbus OH, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OCLC Online Computer Library, Dublin, OH, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

Abercrombie & Fitch, New Albany, OH, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

All participants will leave the hotel for these site visits on August 1, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. and return to the hotel at 4:00 p.m., please consider this when you are making travel plans!

 

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