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

SESSION CLUSTER KEY

  •   L=Leadership
  •  • N=New to All This
  •  • E=Engagement,  Membership, Governance,  Volunteerism          
  •  P=Program, Products and Services
  •  O=Business Operations, Finance, HR, Technology
  •  C=Communications, Marketing, Social Media

We're working hard to ensure ACCESSE17 will be relevant to each attendee, regardless of role or experience level in managing and leading a science or engineering society. We've organized our content and activities, not around traditional tracks, but functional roles—or "
session clusters." Use this key to determine the session clusters relevant to your needs.
At ACCESSE17, you can earn up to 13.5 credits toward your CAE designation.
The schedule is subject to change due to speaker availability or logistical requirements.  

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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5:45 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-200A

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

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

SEEKER Session - SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

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

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        

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. Science, Engineering, Industry and Associations - Working Together to Change the World           
  6. Co-creation/collaborative Design – Working Together to Get BIG Things Done     

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

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 Learning Experience

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
 

Breakfast Roundtables

     - Finance & HR Roundtable          

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

SEEKER Session - Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

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

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

Innovation Learning Experience (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. Reserve Planning & Policy          
  6. Impact of the Changing Political Landscape on Policy Development          
  7. Outside Influences and Future Trends Playing on the Hospitality Industry      

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, Data Everywhere - Why and How to Use it        
6. Reinventing Learning Models to Meet the Needs of ALL Constituents         

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. Find the Super Hero in You - what DC and Marvel Comics can teach us about the world around us and ourselves            
MORE SESSIONS BEING ADDED EACH WEEK

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

SEEKER Session: Creating More Meadows Through People-Powered Innovation -  Robin Chase, founder and former CEO, Zipcar, Buzzcar and GoLoco
Supporting sponsor Visit Milwaukee

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 

Power Perspective - reflections on SEEKER Session

7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Chateau Frontenac

Closing Celebration
Hosted by Quebec City Convention Centre