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KACE Summer Drive-in: Reimagine

  • 08/09/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Emporia State University, Emporia, KS


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***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 ( 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

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