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Tuesday, July 26th

(All events will be held in Room 210 unless noted otherwise)

12:30-1:30 pm             Board Meeting

1:30-2:30 pm               Registration

2:30-3:00 pm               Welcome- GSCC President Dr. Martha Lavender

Kickoff/Acknowledgment of New Members

Introduction of Keynote Speaker-AACE President Baisha Woody

3:00-4:00 pm               OPENING KEYNOTE: Navigating New Realities: Hot New Interview Trends & Career Center Challenges with Solutions

by Zachariah Ballingerauthor of The Hot Seat: How to Meet the Challenge of a New Era in Job Interviewing

4:00-4:30 pm               New Member Orientation/Benefits of AACE

4:45-5:30 pm                Alabama Connection Summer Meeting

6:00-8:00 pm               Reception at Hotel (Heavy hors d’oeuvres served)


Wednesday, July 27th

(All events will be held in Room 210 unless noted otherwise)

8:00 am                        Registration

8:30-9:00 am            Welcome-Dr. Cheryl Cephus-Vickers, GSCC Associate Dean of Student Services

Ballots/Door Prizes

Speaker Intro

9:00-10:00 am           KEYNOTE: Ties that Bind-Economies that Last-by Waymond Jackson Jr. -Birmingham Business Alliance

10:00-10:15 am            Break

10:15-11:00 am             Job Seeker’s Daily 7: A Tool for Full-Time Job Seekers by Gayle Howell -The University of Alabama

11:00-11:30 am             Door Prizes

11:30-1:15 pm               Lunch and Learn

11:45-12:15 pm            Establishing Experiential Learning Opportunities-by Kristi Wheeler-Griffin -The University of Alabama

12:30-1:15 pm              Business Meeting

1:15-1:30 pm                  Break

1:30-2:15 pm                Times They are A’Changin’ by Elizabeth Dexter-Wilson -Elizabeth Dexter-Wilson Consulting

2:15-3:00 pm               Team Building Activity

3:00-3:45 pm               Corporate Partnerships by Amy Henderson -Shelton State Community College

3:45-4:00 pm               Break

4:00-5:00 pm              How to Be a Rock Star at Career Events by Jim Greene -Personnel Board of Jefferson County

Open Discussion-Employment Fairs-Value to Employers

5:30-6:30 pm                Noccalula Falls Visit

7:00 pm                        Dinner (ie. Top of the River)

Thursday, July 28th

(All events will be held in Room 210 unless noted otherwise)

8:30-9:30 am                 Simulate This: “Try On” a Disability by Daniel Spencer -Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services-Business Relations

9:30-9:45 am                    Break

9:45-10:00 am                  Career Development Facilitator (CDF) Training by Mary Ward – Horizon Point Consulting, Inc.

10:00-10:45 am               Moving Everyone Forward by Tasha Washington -Stillman College  

10:45-11:30 am                 Awards Ceremony

11:30-12:00 pm                Open Discussion (Conference Suggestions/Topics/Speakers, Door Prizes)



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