Schedule-At-A-Glance

Wednesday October 25, 2017

9:30 AM -12:45 PM

Pre-Conference Session (separate registration required)

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM






Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Christine Dolan, University of Rhode Island; Chair, New England Region

UPCEA CEO Welcome

  • Robert Hansen, CEO, UPCEA
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM


Opening General Session: Serving the Fragile Student

  • Glen Cummings, Ed.D., President, University of Southern Maine
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Session I
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Concurrent Session II
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Opening Reception
7:00 PM Dinner on your own

Thursday October 26. 2017

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Networking Breakfast                                                                                          
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM




General Session: Taking a Communication Perspective: Leading to New Pathways for Success

  • Dr. John Chetro-Szivos, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Professional Studies and Online Education, Clark University
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Session III
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM




Lunch
New England Region Awards

  • Remarks by UPCEA President-Elect, Sandi Pershing, University of Utah
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM




General Session: A Conversation with the Drafters of the New UPCEA Hallmarks of Excellence in Professional and Continuing Education
  • Hunt Lambert, Harvard University
  • Karen Sibley, Brown University
  • Debbie Cavalier, Berklee College of Music 
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Concurrent Session IV
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM


General Session: The Evolving Regional Workforce

  • Jim Fong, Director, UPCEA Center for Research and Strategy

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Networking Break with Exhibitors

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Concurrent V
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Transportation to Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Reception at Osher Map Library, University of Southern Maine

7:00 PM Dinner on your own

Friday October 27, 2017

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Breakfast and New England Region Business Meeting (open to all)

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM




General Session: The Universe of Alternative Credentials

  • Marina Brauch, Director of Market Analysis, Professional Advancement Network, Northeastern University
  • Brian Fleming, Executive Director, Sandbox ColLABorative, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Sandi Pershing, Assistant Vice President, Engagement, University of Utah
  • Moderator: Robert Hansen, CEO, UPCEA
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Concurrent VI
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Hotel check out break
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Closing Lunch and Raffle
12:30 PM Adjourn

 

 

 


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