***If your organization would like to pay for multiple people at once, please have each individual register for the event. Then, have someone send an email to Carol Gard (firstname.lastname@example.org) requesting an invoice. Make sure to include the names of all people the invoice/payment will cover.
Location: Memorial Union, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801
8:00 - 9:00: Check-in
9:00 - 9:30: Introduction and KACE Business
9:30 - 10:45: The Multi-generational Workforce
Leslie Cunningham, SPHR, Director of Human Resources/Safety at TCT, Council Grove, KS
Many campuses are no longer filled with traditional college-aged students. Career Services professionals and employers are now faced with the task of working with a multi-generational population. How students prepare to find work, how employers recruit new talent, and how workers coexist in the work environment needs to adjust in this dynamic culture.
10:45 - 11:00: Break
11:00 - 11:45: Panel Discussion
Extension of morning presentation with employers, interns, and recent graduates.
11:45 - 12:45: Lunch
Presentation by Mainstreet Executive Director regarding ESU partnerships
1:00 - 2:30: Moonshot/Exploring Your WIGS & BHAGS
Kari Keefe, Executive Director, KC Social Innovation Center
"Your biggest problems are your biggest opportunities" - Peter Diamandis, Google X.
Design thinking meets design doing to bring moonshot ideas to life. From moonshots to everyday ideas - we'll explore the Big Hairy Audacious Goals that can transform processes and outcomes and spark the thinking that can change the WHAT and HOW of your work.
2:30 - 3:30: Networking/Exchange of Ideas (snacks/dessert)
Participants will brainstorm possible future goals and work through a guided networking activity to visit with similar organizations to discuss best practices and strengthen professional relationships.
3:30 - 3:45: Wrap up and Evaluations