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 Welcome
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) Show Value and ROI of Learning
Richard Walsh, Director, Executive Education & Economic Development, University of North Carolina Wilmington

[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) Online Business Development
David Lawrence,
Vice President of Admissions & Strategic Partnerships, Davenport University
[Leadership Development] (3D) Role of Arts in Executive Education
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Day Wrap-Up
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking
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8:30 AM 9:45 AM Plenary – (P3) 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
[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
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Networking
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8:30 AM 9:45 AM Plenary – (P4) Women’s Leadership
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
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
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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