OCEA 2020 Conference Agenda
West Chester, Ohio Holiday Inn, May 13-15

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
8:30am - 11:30am Pre-Conference Workshop: Utilizing the Strengths Assessment

11:30am - 12:00pm  Check-In and New Member Welcome
12:00pm - 1:15pm  Lunch

1:30pm - 3:30pm  USB -> User Shared Best Practices

  • Crowd sourcing session where we share and articulate best practices. The goal of the session is to leave with tangible resources that will assist you moving forward.

    3:30pm - 4:30pm Breakout Session I

    • Learning on the Job
    • Queer & Qualified: Career Development Best Practices for LGBTQ+ Students

      4:30pm - 5:30pm  Break

      5:30pm - 8:00pm  Happy Hour, Welcome Reception/Awards Dinner

      Thursday, May 14, 2020
      8:30am - 9:00am Business Meeting
      9:00am - 10:00am  Keynote:
      Neurodiversity at Work: Creating Career Pathways for Those Who Think Differently

      10:15am - 11:15am  Breakout Session II

      • College Recruiting Best Practices
      • GenZ and the Future of Work

      11:30am - 1:00pm  Lunch & Keynote

      1:15pm - 2:15pm  Breakout Session III

      • Career Planning for the HR Professional
      • Supporting the Transition from Campus to Career for Students with Autism

      2:30pm - 3:30pm  Breakout Session IV

      • Intersectionality: The Missing Link in “Diversity & Inclusion”
      • 21st Century Apprenticeships - Updates and Why Employers should take note6:30pm - 9:30pm Networking at Main Event Center

      3:45pm - 4:45pm  Breakout Session V

      • Hiring on the Spectrum:  Strategies for Recruiting, Interviewing, and Managing Employees who Think Differently
      • Pecha Kucha Presentation
        • A Two-Way Street: Building Mutually Beneficial Employer Advisory Boards
        • Just in Time Resources for Students: Capitalizing on the Expertise in the Room
        • App up your Career Fair Technology
        • Rise to the TOP

      5:30pm - 7:30pm  Networking at the Main Event Center

      Friday, May 15, 2020
      9:00am - 10:15am  Crowd Sourcing Session: Program Evaluation/Improvement

      10:15am - 10:45am  Breakout Session 6
      10:45am - 11:45am  Breakout Session 7

      Mailing Address: 
                  Ohio Cooperative Education Association 
                  P.O Box 5066
                  Cleveland, OH 44101

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