Schedule


 

Schedule and titles subject to change. All events will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center unless otherwise noted. 

*asterisks indicate an additional fee

Sunday, July 21, 2019

6:30 pm 

Baltimore Pre-Conference Dinner

Monday, July 22, 2019

8 am–7:30 pm

Baltimore Pre-Conference Experience

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

9 am–4 pm

New CESSE Training!
*Association Basics - A Practical Guide for Managers & Executives
In this interactive training session, you’ll get a crash course on how associations differ from other entities, the roles that volunteers and staff play, distinctions between various types of non-profit organizations, and how all of this matters for everyone across your organization.

Noon–7 pm 
Ballroom Foyer

Registration

4:30–5:30 pm
Ballroom 1

Partner Roundtable

5:30–6:30 pm

CESSE Member Mixer: Connecting Colleagues with their Communities
Hosted by Amy Martell, HelmsBriscoe and Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau

7–9 pm
 

Opening Reception
Hosted by Visit Baltimore

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

6 am: Meet in Hyatt lobby
6:30–7:30 am

CESSE Fun Run/Walk
Hosted by Travel Portland, Oregon Convention Center and Fern Expositions

8 am–4 pm 
Ballroom Foyer

Registration, Solution Center & Networking Lounge

8:30–9:15 am
Ballroom, 4th floor

Breakfast
Hosted by Business Events Canada, Meetings + Conventions Calgary, Tourisme Montreal, Ottawa TourismQuebec City Convention Centre, Business Events TorontoTourism Vancouver, Scotiabank Convention Centre and Palais de Congres de Montreal

9:15–10:30 am
Ballroom, 4th floor 

General Session: Leading and Managing Change in an Age of Accelerations
Speakers: Kevin Nourse, PhD, PCC, Principal & Founder, Nourse Leadership Strategies and Jay Younger, FASAE, President & CEO, McKinley Advisors
Supporting Partner: Visit Salt Lake

10:30–11 am 
Ballroom Foyer

Beverage Break
Hosted by Visit Mobile

11 am–12:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

- Plan S: What is this 'new model' of publishing'?

 

- Navigating Transitions: Engaging to Enhance Buy-in

 

- Building a Non-Membership Dependent Business on a Global Platform

 

- Chapter Finances Reimagined: Taking Finances and Operations to the Next Level

 

- Environmental Sustainability for Operations and Programs

 

- Future of Work

12:15–1:45 pm 
Ballroom 

Lunch & Shared Interest Group Roundtable Discussions

1:45–3 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

- How to Develop and Implement a Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan

 

 - The Heart of Change Leadership: Moving Into Action

 

- The Practical Impact of AI on STEMM Associations

 

- Explicit Content [Strategy] Warning

 

- Hybrid/Virtual Meetings - What? Why? Why not? And Everything in Between

3–3:30 pm 
Ballroom Foyer

Beverage Break
Hosted by Billhighway

3:30–5:30 pm 

Experiential Learning Sessions*
* = separate fee required

 

Baltimore Museum of Art: An Exercise in Interpretation, Communication and Decision Making*

 

Animal Care and Rescue Center: Creating, Caring and Preserving Your Association Ecosystem*

 

Sagamore Spirit: Reviving and Growing a Brand*

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

- Alternative Learning Formats to Engage and Inspire Attendees

6–9 pm

Open evening for dinner on your own

8:30–11 pm 
 

Afterglow
Hosted by MultiView

Thursday, July 25, 2019

8 am–4 pm

Registration, Solution Center & Networking Lounge

8:30–9:15 am
Ballroom

Breakfast
Hosted by: Hawai'i Convention Center

9:15–10:30 am 
Ballroom, 4th floor

General Session: Shaping the Future of Learning
Speaker: Jeff Cobb, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Tagoras
Supporting Partner: Enforme Interactive

10:30–11 am
Ballroom Foyer

Beverage Break
Hosted by Visit Houston

11 am–12:15 pm 

Concurrent Sessions

 

- Getting What You Want Without Giving In

 

- Reinvention Without the Risk

 

- Creating the Learning Value Loop: Practical Action at the Intersection of Education and Marketing

 

- Managing a Virtual Association or Engaging Remotely

 

- Association Business Models in Flux: How Different Organizations are Leading and Managing Change

 

- Building a Successful Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Association

12:15–1:45 pm 
Ballroom, 4th floor

Lunch & Shared Interest Group Roundtable Discussions

1:45–3 pm 

Concurrent Sessions

 

- The Power of Career Mentorship for Emerging Leaders and Experienced Professionals

 

- Consciously Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

3–3:30 pm
Ballroom Foyer

Beverage Break
Hosted by Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

3–4:45 pm 
Ballroom, 4th floor

General Session: Turning Conflict Into Consensus
Speaker: Ellen Kandell, President, Alternative Resolutions LLC

4:45–5:45 pm 
Ballroom, 4th floor 

IGNITE!
Supporting partner: Visit Phoenix

7–10 pm 
Power Plant Live

Closing Celebration
Hosted by Visit Baltimore


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