TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
2017 UPCEA Central Region Conference

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, October 18

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-Conference Leadership Academy: Nuts & Bolts of Program Management
& Development  (Separate registration required)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Welcome Lunch with UPCEA CEO Bob Hansen

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

General Session I: David Schejbal    

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Break with Exhibitors

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions

3:20 am - 3:30 pm

Break/Exhibitors

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm

Break/Exhibitors

4:40 pm - 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

5:45 pm-7:00 pm

Newcomer Welcome & Scavenger Hunt


7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday, October 19

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am -8:30 am

 UPCEA Central Region Conference Attendees Business Meeting

8:30 am - 9:00am

 Break with Exhibitors

9:00 am - 10:00 am

General Session III: Jim Fong, The Evolving Regional Workforce -
How the Workforce is Adapting to Gen Z and Young Millennials      

10:00 am - 10:10 am

Break/Exhibitors

10:10 am - 11:10 am

General Session IV: Workforce Development Panel 

11:10 am - 11:20 am

Break/Exhibitors

11:20 am - 12:10 pm

Concurrent Sessions

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

 Lunch with UPCEA President Wayne Smutz & Awards Recognition

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Break with Exhibitors

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

General Session V: John Burkhardt, The Business Case for Diversity     

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Break/Exhibitors

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Detroit Historical Tour

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Oakland University Social 


7:30 am - 11:30 am

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 

9:00 am - 9:10 am

Break/Exhibitors

9:10 am - 10:00 am

Concurrent Session 10

10:00 am - 10:10 am

Break/Exhibitors

10:10 am - 11:10 am

General Session VII: More information to be announced 

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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