Note: Participants must book by October 4th to receive the discounted room rate.
The Leadership Retreat will promote education as well as fun for all Professional and Student Chapter Members! We welcome guests!
Student Contest Content and Rules
The Student Chapter Contest returns to the AITP Region 18
Leadership Retreat. What do you need to take on this challenge?
A Creative Mind! The computer is nothing without the HUMAN Interface!
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Cost: Professionals & Guests $49.00
Student Members $34.00
Saturday Evening Banquet only: $30.00
Please note: the conference cost includes all meals as well the conference ticket
All activities and workshops have been designed to include professional and student members
Check-in Pipestem Resort after 3:00PM
Many activities and restaurants are available for your comfort
6:00-8:00PM Registration in the Lobby with Karen Kovacs
8:00-9:00PM Registration and Snacks in the Hospitality Suite
7:45 – 8:45AM Continental Breakfast in the Hospitality Suite
Registration: Continues in Hospitality Suite if needed
All sessions will be in the Cardinal Room.
Student Contest: students, set up your displays for viewing
9:00AM – Opening Remarks
9:15AM – Keynote Speaker – Deanne Cranford-Wesley
Topic: Emerging Technologies
Keynote Topic: Emerging Technologies
Emerging Technology are new technologies that are currently developing or will be developed over the next five to ten years, and which will substantially alter the business and social environment as we know it today. The speaker will share the most significant innovations in technology in 2016 and will look at emerging technologies from the lens of education, business productivity and marketing with AR technology and more.
About our Keynote Speaker:
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley will be our Keynote Speaker at the Region 18 Leadership Conference this fall.
Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley is currently Department Chair Davis iTEC at Forsyth Technical Community College, she formally held the position of Information System Security Program Coordinator at Forsyth Technical Community College. Dr. Cranford -Wesley is a cybersecurity professional and has appeared as a subject matter expert on Fox8 and Time Warner News discussing recent advances in cyber security vulnerability. She also teaches information security, computer forensics and networking courses in the Business Information Technology Department. Additionally, Dr. Cranford-Wesley has presented at various conferences including several presentations at The Colloquium Information System Security Education Conference.
Dr. Cranford-Wesley holds a PhD in Education Leadership with a focus in Instructional Technology and a Master of Art in Administration. Furthermore, she has obtained the following certifications; Security +, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Instructor (CCAI).
10:20AM – Building Leaders Workshop 1
Introduce Student Contest Participants
Activity – Obtain the Building Permit
And the Construction Begins!
11:30AM – Building Leaders Workshop 2
Leadership Goals & Qualities of a Good, Effective Leader
Activity – Solve the Leadership Puzzle
12:40 – 1:40 – Lunch (in the Hospitality Suite)
2:00PM – 4:00PM
Panel 1 – Bridging the Gap
Break: Coffee, Water, Tea, Candy
Panel 2 – Professional and Student Chapter Operations
Complete conference surveys and return them to Karen Kovacs
6:30PM – Cardinal Room
Saturday Evening Skyscraper Event
Student Contest Presentations
Fun Chinese AUCTION
** Each chapter is to bring a gift – $10.00 value
8:30AM – Hospitality Suite opens for continental breakfast
RD Meeting in the hospitality suite
Thank you, 2016 Conference Committee
|Brenda Angle||Event Chair|
|Carolyn Walters||Site Management/Budget/Hospitality Suite|
|Brad Moses||Committee / Region President|
|Irene Edge||Committee / Programs|
|Harvey Schoenman||Committee / EventBrite|
|Karen Kovacs||Committee / Registration|
|Gireesh Gupta||Committee /|