Schedule at a Glance
2017 UPCEA Central Region Conference

Wednesday, October 18

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-Conference Leadership Academy:
The Entrepreneurial Nuts & Bolts of Applied Leadership
 
(Separate registration required)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Welcome Lunch with Oakland University Senior Vice President for
Academic Affairs and Provost James Lentini and UPCEA CEO Bob Hansen

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

General Session I: David Schejbal, Entrepreneurship in Context – Beyond the
Technical Aspects
   

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dessert with Exhibitors

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions I

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

General Session II: Next Generation Mobility – Impacts & Opportunities Panel

4:40 pm - 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions II

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Opening Reception at Top of the Pontch



Thursday, October 19

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:00 am

UPCEA Central Region Conference Annual Update (all attendees welcome)

9:00 am - 10:00 am

General Session III: Jim Fong,
Evolving Ecosystems and the Impact on the Economy, Education and the Regional
Workforce

10:00 am - 10:30 am Break with Exhibitors

10:30 am - 11:30 am

General Session IV: Innovating the Unknown: Is Higher Education Up to the Challenge of Educating the Future Workforce?
Introduction by Bob Hansen and Wayne Smutz followed by panel discussion.

11:40 am - 12:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions III

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch with UPCEA President Wayne Smutz & Awards Recognition

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Dessert and Break with Exhibitors

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

General Session V: John Burkhardt, A Revelation at Hand: Demography, Democracy and Discourse in Higher Education and Society

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Detroit Historical Tour

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Oakland University Social



Friday, October 20 - *Fall Colors Finale!

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

General Session VI: Barry Fishman, Enhancing Engagement with Gameful Learning

9:10 am - 10:00 am

10:10 am - 11:10 am

General Session VII: Daniel J. Hurley & Robert Murphy,
Distance Learning Solutions for Ensuring Talent Generation in Middle America

11:10 am - 11:30 am

Send-off: Bob Hansen, UPCEA CEO & Lori Crose, Regional Chair

*Fall Colors Finale! Represent your institution by wearing college/university/company colors and attire as we close out the conference.




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