We're about Trust

The key word that comes up again and again at CESSE is trust.  Our community members meet through our hallmark events, and continue the conversations well beyond.  Whether you are looking for a sounding board to help you work through a challenge, tips and advice on industry practices, or referrals to other people who have a solution you can use, CESSE is here to be, or become, your professional network of choice.

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Conference-at-a-Glance

Earn up to 13. 5 credits toward your CAE designation at ACCESSE17.
Conference schedule is subject to change due to speaker availability or logistical requirements.

In an effort to be relevant to each attendee, regardless of role or experience level we've organized ACCESSE content and activities around functional roles. Use this key to determine the session clusters relevant to your needs. SESSION CLUSTER KEY
 L=Leadership
 N=New to All This
 E=Engagement, Membership, Governance, Volunteerism 
 P=Program, Products & Services
 O=Business Operations, Finance, HR, Technology
 C=Communications, Marketing, Social Media

Sunday, July 23, 2017

6:30 pm Quebec Pre-Conference Experience Dinner            

Monday, July 24, 2017

Depart Chateau Frontenac Quebec Pre-Conference Experience            

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

 

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Depart Chateau Frontenac  Quebec Pre-conference Experience            

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Registration

           

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hilton

First Timer's Reception
Hosted by Amy Martell, HelmsBriscoe

         

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C-Grand Hall

Opening Reception
Hosted by Quebec City Convention Centre

9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Hilton
CESSE After Hours
Hosted by SmartBrief

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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5:30 am – 7:00 am
Depart Hilton Lobby

*Doing Good, Being Well - CESSE Fun Run/Walk
Hosted by Travel Portland, Oregon Convention Center and Triumph Expo & Events
*=separate fee required

7:00 am - 4:30 pm
C-200B

Registration

           

7:30 am - 8:30 am
C-200C

Rise & Shine with CESSE - Breakfast 
Hosted by Business Events Canada, Travel AlbertaTourism Montreal, Quebec City Convention Centre, Business Events Toronto, Tourism Vancouver

8:30 am - 9:30 am
C-200A

SEEKER Session - One Step at a Time with Jeff Adams

9:30 am - 10:00 am
C-200A

Power Perspective - reflections on the SEEKER Session

10:00 am - 10:30 am
C-200B

CESSE Connects Refreshment Break
Hosted by Hyatt Hotels

Concurrent Sessions

 

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10:30 am - 12:00 pm

1. Navigating Your Way in the Sharing Economy

         
2. Governance Issues in Scientific Not-For Profits

 

3. Reinventing Your Meetings: Partnering with International Societies

         
  4. Engage!  How Pokémon Go, Facebook, and other technology tools are changing the way associations run. Forever.      
5. Beyond Robots and Jetpacks: Driving Change in Engineering and Science? 
6. Co-creation/collaborative Design – Working Together to Get BIG Things Done 
7. Experiencing Networking Evolution: Reinventing the Way You Create and Deliver Networking Opportunities
8. Who is Stealing Our Business?
9. How to Engage and Influence a Leader

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
C-200C

Lunch
Hosted by Meet Hawaii

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Palais Montcalm

SEEKER Session: From Video Games to the Willy Wonka of Quebec City - Dominique Brown, Chocolats Favoris
Supporting sponsor Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Palais Montcalm

Power Perspective - reflections on the SEEKER Session

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Palais Montcalm

CESSE Connects Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Palais Montcalm

Art of Management

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner on your own

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
 

CESSE Afterglow
Hosted by MultiView

Thursday, July 27, 2017

 

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5:45 am - 7:00 am
meet in Hilton Lobby

CESSE Fit Experience
(registration required)

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Registration

           

7:30 am - 8:30 am
C-200B

Breakfast Roundtables

8:30 am - 9:30 am
C-200A

SEEKER Session - Why Science and Engineering Matters with Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

9:30 am - 10:00 am
C-200A

Power Perspective - reflections on the SEEKER Session

10:00 am - 10:30 am
C-200B

CESSE Connects Refreshment Break
Hosted by Visit Houston

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Depart Convention Center

Innovate with CRiQ
(registration required)

Concurrent Sessions

 

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10:30 am - 12:00 pm
 
         

 

         

 

3. Communicating Effectively in a Post-Truth Environment

         

 

4. Collaboration: Including Everyone in the Conversation

     
5. Finance & HR Roundtable
6. The New Age of Science
7. Outside Influences and Future Trends Playing on the Hospitality Industry
8. Reinventing Lifelong Learning for the Multigenerational Workforce

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
C-200A

Lunch
Hosted by Visit Pasadena

Concurrent Sessions

 

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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 

1. Developing the Innovative Mindset Using the Performance Art of Improvisation

         

 

2. How the Internet of Things Impact Associations

         
3. What's the Buzz, Tell me What's a-Happening: Management Practices Driven by Mass Consumption 
4. TED talks, podcasts, videos, fireside chats, and infographics - How telling your story can help STEM societies promote their scientific missions
5. Data Analysis, It's a Real Science for Practical Application

 

7. Pop Up Conversations

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
C-200B

CESSE Connects Refreshment Break
Hosted by Visit Mobile

Concurrent Sessions

 

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 

1. How Online Communities are Stealing Your Members (and What You Can Do About It)

         

 

2. Modernizing the Finance Function Through Finance Transformation

         
3. Developing Leadership Capacities at Every Career Stage
4. ARC Tank Challenge
5. Building Your Superhero Team - A Nerdy Diversity Discussion
6. Pop Up Conversations

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
C-200A

SEEKER Session: Creating More Meadows Through People-Powered Innovation -  with Robin Chase
Supporting sponsor Visit Milwaukee

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
C-200A

Power Perspective - reflections on SEEKER Session

7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fairmont Chateau Frontenac

Closing Celebration
Hosted by Quebec City Convention Centre