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​Conference Agenda

Thursday, March 5, 2020

 7:30 am-8:30 am             Registration & Breakfast

 8:30 am-9:30 am             Welcome

 9:30 am-10:15 am           Opening Session 

                                            Avoiding Negative Nancy - Ellen Hester

 10:15 am-10:30 am        Break

10:30 am-11:20 am         Concurrent Session 1
                                               1. Latest Trends in Contract Training – Rusty Denning
                                               2. Positioning Your Department for Professional Development – Brooke Smith
                                               3. Multi-Generational Marketing Lessons From Bob Dylan – Blake Crawford


11:20 am-11:30 am         Break

11:30 am-12:20 pm         Concurrent Session 2
                                               1. Building an Award Winning Hybrid Program – Dan Stotz
                                               2. A Sector Partnership in Action – Dorie Bacon, Jamie Calloway, Fred Hill,                                                                                         Bobby Jones, Kathleen Kosmoski, Charlene Powell, & Sabrina Vasher
                                               3. Lasting Trends in Digital Marketing – Benji Bateman & Blake Crawford

 12:20 pm-1:45 pm          Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon
                                            The State of the Workforce in Georgia - Wendell Dallas

1:45 pm-2:00 pm              Break

2:00 pm-2:50 pm              Concurrent Session
                                               1. Non-Credit to Credit Pathways: Partnering to Grow Enrollment – Rusty Denning
                                               2. Inclusion for All – Cher Brister & Juan Wilson
                                               3. Creating a Brand Message and Story Your Customers Will Love – Chase Highley

2:50 pm-3:00 pm               Break

3:00 pm-3:50 pm               Concurrent Session                        
                                               1. Hot Topic Roundtable – Jackie Veuleman
                                               2. Stackable Credentials, Digital Badges, and Other Major Trends – Dan Stotz
                                               3. How to Market to Corporate Clients – Chase Highley

Friday, March 6, 2020

7:30 am-8:30 am              Breakfast

8:30 am-9:20 am              Concurrent Session
                                               1. Creating a Pipeline of Talent Through Discovery – Julie Chance & Kathleen Kosmoski
                                               2. The Power of Positive Influence – Kevin Gecowets
                                               3. 5 Marketing Automation Strategies That Will Help You Close More Leads – Benji Bateman

9:20 am-9:30 am              Break

9:30 am-11: 00 am          Creating Connections – Building Bridges Together!
                                               Moderator:  Mike Long 
                                               Panelist:       Richard Woods – Georgia State School Superintendent
                                                                     Dr. Kathryn Hornsby – Assistant Commissioner, TCSG
                                                                     Dr. Martha Venn – Vice Chancellor, USG

11:00 am-11:15 am           Wrap Up