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Conference Schedule

Friday, November 6, 2015

9:00 am—4:00 pm Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
1:30 pm—1:45 pm Welcome
Introduction of the Delta Mu Delta Board
Grand Ballroom ABCD
Opening Session
1:45 pm—2:30 pm Sports Marketing
Mr. Brad Zollars & Mr. Ben Aken, Kansas City Royals
Grand Ballroom ABCD
2:30 pm—2:55 pm Connections Break Grand Ballroom Foyer

Breakout Session 1
2:55 pm—3:40 pm Successful DMD Chapter Activities Roundtable
Dr. Charles Finn, Professor Joel Maier & Mr. Mark Kvalik
(Faculty session)
Westport Room
2:55 pm—3:40 pm Strategic Execution for Your Job Search
Dr. Miriam Frolow
(Student session)
Grand Ballroom ABC
2:55 pm—3:40 pm What Did You Say? I Forgot To Listen
Dr. John G. Igwebuike
(Student session)
Grand Ballroom D
2:55 pm—3:40 pm Presenting Yourself in Different Venues
Dr. Bernice Purcell
(Student session)
Plaza Room
Breakout Session 2  
3:45 pm—4:30 pm Utilizing Simulations to Jumpstart Student Career Experiences
Mr. Timothy W. Scales
(Faculty session)
Westport Room
3:45 pm—4:30 pm Starting up your Career Panel Advice from Young Professionals
Ms. Kelsey Knowlton, Cerner Corp., Mr. Pat Soloman, Sungevity;
Mr. Josh Rydberg, ARM; Ms. Heather Misemer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Moderators: Dr. Joni Adkins & Ms. Allison Hoffmann
(Student session)
Grand Ballroom ABC
3:45 pm—4:30 pm Minding Your Business: Entrepreneurial State of Mind
Tenisha Robinson
(Student session)
Grand Ballroom D
3:45 pm—4:30 pm It’s All About the Voice
Antonio F. Vianna
(Student session)
Plaza Room
4:45 pm—6:15 pm Learning to Mix & Mingle — Sponsored by GEICO
Facilitator: Ms. Cindy Kenkel
Session – Grand Ballroom ABCD
Reception – Grand Ballroom EFG
6:15 pm Dinner on your own  

Saturday, November 7, 2015

7:15 am—8:00 am Breakfast Seville Ballroom
8:00 am—12:00 pm Registration/Information Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:15 am—1:00 pm Silent Auction Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am—9:30 am Student Competition Grand Ballroom ABCD

Breakout Session 3
9:35 am—10:20 am Steps to Implementing a Successful Chapter Fundraising Activity
Patricia Abels, Joseph Martelli & Nathan Mol
(Faculty session)
Westport Room
9:35 am—10:20 am Turning an Interview into a Job Offer:
How Personal Differentiation Matters

David Calland
Student session)
Grand Ballroom E
9:35 am—10:20 am Relationship Strategies
Randy McLeod
(Student session)
Plaza Room
10:20 am—10:35 am Connection Break for Silent Auction Bidding Grand Ballroom Foyer

Session 2—Panel
10:40 am—11:25 am Learning From Start Up Experiences Panel
John Thomson, Founder & CEO, PayIt!;
Matthew Marcus, Co-Leader, Kansas City Startup Village;
Hayley Besheer, Founder & CEO, MADI Apparel;
Ari Kern, Community & Programs Mgr., Sprint Accelerator
Moderator: Dr. Kevin McCarthy

Grand Ballroom ABCD

11:30 am—11:45 am Connection Break for Silent Auction Bidding Grand Ballroom ABCD
Session 3
11:50 am—12:40 am Emerging Career & Workplace Realities for 21st Century Graduates
Dianne Stafford
Grand Ballroom ABCD
12:45 pm—1:00 pm Silent Auction Winners Announced – Lunch on Own  
1:00 pm—7:00 pm Discover Kansas City  
7:00 pm—9:30 pm Banquet & National Recognition Awards
“Execute Your Vision”
Erika Ford, Sr. Director, Cerner Innovations

Seville Ballroom

Sunday, November 8, 2015

8:00 am—10:00 am Breakfast & DMD Business Meeting
Grand Ballroom ABCD