CMED 2020 Agenda At-A-Glance

November 16th-20th, 2020 – Virtual Online (All times are Central US Time Zone)

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12:00 PM 12:45 PM Virtual “Lunch” with Advisory Board Members – an informal talk in small groups lead by an CMED Advisory Board member assigned to your group. They will be in contact with you before the conference. This will be a chance to visit with them and address your last minute questions about the conference and meet new people.
1:00 PM 1:30 PM Opening and Welcome
Paul Bentley, Director, Center for professional Development, Boise State University
Stephanie Walton, Director, Professional and Public Programs, University of Texas at El Paso
1:30 PM 2:45 PM Opening Keynote (K1) Fearless Positivity in a Digital World
Amy Blankson
, CEO of Fearless Positivity, Co-Founder of the Digital Wellness Institute
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Cohort Introductions
[Directors] Host: Carnegie Mellon University
[Online Program Development] Host: McGill University
[Sales and Business Development] Host: University of Victoria
[Leadership Development] Host: North Carolina State University
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Directors] (1A) Leading Product or Service Innovation at Your Center
Ron Thomas,
Executive Director, Executive Education, Indiana University

Christine Kush,
Executive Director, Executive Education, Case Western Reserve University

[Online Program Development] (1B) Moving Courses Online Quickly – Best Practices in Online Instructional Design, Tips, Tricks and Hacks
Jessica Scott, Director, PowerEDTM, Athabasca University

[Sales and Business Development] (1C) Engaging Customers in Difficult Times
Chuck Black, Director, Corporate Solutions & Business Development, Executive Education, Case Western Reserve University
Jim Roach, Executive Director, Executive Education, Texas Christian University
[Leadership Development] (1D) Evolution of Leader Development
Daniel McGurrin, PhD,
Director, Executive Education, NC State University

5:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking
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8:30 AM 9:45 AM Plenary – (P1) Benchmarking Survey Report – COVID 19 Edition
CMED 2020 Benchmarking Survey Committee 
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Directors] (2A) Talking About Things nobody Wants to Talk About
Daniel Rundhaug, PhD, Executive Director – IPEx, Davenport University

[Online Program Development] (2B) Creating Engaging Online Experiences
Paul Hunter, Director of Digital Learning, IMD
[Sales and Business Development] (2C) Aligning Programs with Business Goals Using Effective Evaluation Design
Richard Walsh, Director, Executive Education & Economic Development, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Jennifer Martineau, PhD, former EVP for Research, Societal Advancement and Evaluation at CCL

[Leadership Development] (2D) Leadership Development Framework
Tone Thomas Vaduthala, Director, Executive Education Programmes, University of Leeds
11:15 AM 11:45 AM Partner’s Exposition
12:00 PM 12:45 PM 1:1 Meetings with Mentors
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Plenary – (P2) Growing Digital Capabilities of Your Center
2:15 PM 2:45 PM Q&A with Award Nominees
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Directors] (3A) Building Partnerships and Alliances
Jenifer Renshaw, Director, Executive Education, Kennesaw State University
Jessica Scott, Director, PowerEDTM, Athabasca University

[Online Program Development] (3B) Designing Diverse Learning
Nicholas Hamilton-Archer, Executive Director of Executive Education, Carnegie Mellon University
[Sales and Business Development] (3C) Enterprise Partnership Development
David Lawrence,
Vice President of Admissions & Strategic Partnerships, Davenport University
[Leadership Development] (3D) Role of Arts in Executive Education
Ann Kolasa Zastrow,  Senior Director, Executive Education Programs, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Mariah Doren, PhD, Director of Program Planning and Development, Continuing Education, Rhode Island School of Design
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Day Wrap-Up
Paul Bentley, Director, Center for professional Development, Boise State University
Stephanie Walton, Director, Professional and Public Programs, University of Texas at El Paso
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking
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8:30 AM 9:45 AM Plenary – (P3) Utilizing Coaching in Leadership Development
Ray Luther, Executive Director of the Partnership for Coaching Excellence and Personal Leadership, Indiana University
Melanie Adams, Executive Director, Center for Executive Education, Belmont University
Deb Kennedy, Leadership Coach, Strategic Directions Coaching
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Directors] (4A) Navigating the Uncertainty: Leveraging Skills for your Center and Yourself
Robin Kistler, Director of Non-Degree Programs, Executive Education, University of Notre Dame
Kris Risi, Associate Dean, Corporate, Executive Education & Innovation,  Drexel University

[Online Program Development] (4B) Translating Executive Development into Immediate Results
Larry Murphy, President, Customized Executive Education and Lifelong Learning, University of Virginia
Shaun Rozyn, Managing Director, Executive Education, University of Virginia
[Sales and Business Development] (4C) Pricing Models in Non-Degree Business Education
Nicholas Tobey, Senior Director of Client Engagement, Executive Education, University of Arizona
[Leadership Development] (4D) Inclusion is the Key to Growth: Developing Inclusive Leaders and Driving Business Results
Nora Anderson, Executive Director, Executive Education, University of Minnesota
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Cohort Debriefs
12:00 PM 12:45 PM Virtual “Lunch” with Advisory Board Members – an informal mid-conference check in with CMED Advisory Board member assigned to your group.
1:00 PM 2:15 PM Keynote – (K2) Imagining the Future of Learning
Bob Kulhan
, Founder & CEO, Business Improv
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Cohort Introductions[Value-Add Services] Host: University of Denver [Operations and Online Program Management] Host: Athabasca University [Marketing] Host: Florida Atlantic University [Voice of the Customer – Corporate L&D] Host: Kennesaw State University
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Value-Add Services] (5A) Experiential Learning
Erin Erwin,
Senior Partner Success Executive, Intrepid Learning
[Operations and Online Program Management] (5B) Program Producer Role
Rhiannon Williams,
Program Coordinator, Executive Education, NC State University
Suzanne Callahan, Director of Facilitation and Corporate Learning, IPex, Davenport University
Kristin Mulligan,  Manager, Professional Development & Partnerships, PowerED™ by Athabasca University
Michelle Ruder, Customer Success Manager, Credly
[Marketing] (5C) From Free to Fee Paying Customers
Alba Adrian,
Marketing Director, Executive Education, University of Southern California
Arne Johnson, Marketing Manager, Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Minnesota

[Voice of the Customer – Corporate L&D] (5D) Partnering with L&D Community
Facilitator: Daniel McGurrin, PhD, Director, Executive Education, NC State University
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Day Wrap-Up
Paul Bentley, Director, Center for professional Development, Boise State University
Stephanie Walton, Director, Professional and Public Programs, University of Texas at El Paso
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking
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8:30 AM 9:45 AM Plenary – (P4) Women’s Leadership
Facilitators: Melissa Peraino, Director Educational Outreach, Grand Valley State University
Stephanie Achten, Senior Program Coordinator, Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Value-Add Services] (6A) ROI of Digital Badges and Micro Credentials
Lesley Voigt,
Director, Digital Credentials Institute, Madison College
Peter Janzow,
Vice President, Business Development, Credly
[Operations and Online Program Management] (6B) Selecting Online Instructors that Produce Results, Generate Recommendations and Repeat Enrollments
Wendy Fritz,
Director, Learning Design, Development & Innovation, Continuing Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
[Marketing] (6C) Marketing Shifts in 2020
Suzanne McKeown,
Senior Associate Director, B2B & Integrated Channel Marketing, Executive Education, Columbia University
[Voice of the Customer – Corporate L&D] (6D) Changing Needs of Corporations
Facilitator: Joe Carella, Assistant Dean, Executive Education, University of Arizona
11:15 AM 11:45 AM Partner’s Exposition
12:00 PM 12:45 PM 1:1 Meetings with Mentors
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Keynote – (K3) Evolving Value Proposition of Non-Degree Business Education
Marcus Collins
, Lecturer, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
2:15 PM 2:45 PM Q&A with Award Nominees
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Value-Add Services] (7A) Effective Business Simulations
Roy Hinton, Associate Dean (retired), Executive Education, George Mason University
Mahesh Joshi, PhD, Associate Professor of Global Strategy & Entrepreneurship, School of Business, George Mason University
[Operations and Online Program Management] (7B) Digital Office Technologies
Jennifer McNabb, Director, Kellie McCaffrey, Senior Director, and CJ Colteryahn, Media Technology Specialist all at Executive Education, Carnegie Mellon University

[Marketing] (7C) Marketing with No Budget
Paige Pavlik Garrido, Assistant Director, Executive Education, Florida Atlantic University

[Voice of the Customer – Corporate L&D] (7D) Designing Learning Journeys
Noah Rabinowitz, Chief Learning Officer, Intel 
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Day Wrap-Up
Paul Bentley, Director, Center for professional Development, Boise State University
Stephanie Walton, Director, Professional and Public Programs, University of Texas at El Paso
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking
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8:30 AM 9:30 AM Concurrent Sessions in Cohorts:
[Value-Add Services] (8A) Digital Escape
Nora Ilona Grasselli, Program Director, ESMT Berlin

[Operations and Online Program Management] (8B) Learning Analytics
Janet Staker Woerner, PhD, Program Director Professional Development Outreach, University of Wisconsin-Madison

[Marketing] (8C) Market Opportunity Analysis
John Branch,
Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Co-Director of Yaffe Digital Media Initiative, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

[Voice of the Customer – Corporate L&D] (8D) Needs of Healthcare Organizations
Facilitators: Jenifer Renshaw, Director, Executive Education, Kennesaw State University &
Nicholas Hamilton-Archer,
Executive Director of Executive Education, Carnegie Mellon University
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Cohort Debriefs
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Closing Keynote – (K4) Role of Emotional Intelligence & Brain Health in Management & Executive Development
Bronwyn Hoffmann
MA MST PCC, Fortune 500 Consultant & Executive Coach
11:15 AM 11:30 AM Award Presentation
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Conference Closing
Paul Bentley, Director, Center for professional Development, Boise State University
Stephanie Walton, Director, Professional and Public Programs, University of Texas at El Paso
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Virtual “Lunch” with Advisory Board Members – an informal post-conference discussion with the CMED Advisory Board member assigned to your group.

Post-conference weekly meeting on emerging topics in 8 categories scheduled after the live conference based on the input from the community:

Topical Cohort Meetings: Dates:
Directors 12/2/2020 1/27/2021 3/24/2021 5/19/2021
Sales and Business Development 12/9/2020 2/3/2021 3/31/2021 5/26/2021
Marketing 12/16/2020 2/10/2021 4/7/2021 6/2/2021
Online Program Development 12/23/2020 2/17/2021 4/14/2021 6/9/2021
Leadership Development 12/30/2020 2/24/2021 4/21/2021 6/16/2021
Value-Add Services 1/6/2021 3/3/2021 4/28/2021 6/23/2021
Operations & Online Program Management 1/13/2021 3/10/2021 5/5/2021 6/30/2121
Voice of the Customer – Corporate L&D 1/20/2021 3/17/2021 5/12/2021 7/7/2021
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