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Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA) Annual Conference 2017

  • 23 May 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • 25 May 2017
  • 11:30 AM
  • Embassy Suites, Dublin, OH

Registration

  • Includes: May 24th Reverse College Fair, Happy Hour, Dinner & Keynote Speech, Awards Ceremony and After Dinner Networking and Hospitality Suite (9pm – ??) Parking included.
  • Includes: May 24th Reverse College Fair, Happy Hour, Dinner & Keynote Speech, Awards Ceremony and After Dinner Networking and Hospitality Suite (9pm – ??) for up to 8 attendees at a Reserved table. Table includes tent with organization name displayed. Sponsorship package includes announcement during program, logo and name in Program Agenda; two (2) parking passes; two (2) 2017 - 18 OCEA memberships for organization.
  • Includes: All Day 1, 2 and 3 activities, sessions, meals and parking for one (1) vehicle, plus one (1) 2017 - 18 OCEA membership
  • This Registration covers one-day registration for May 24, 2017. This is specifically for High Schools and Career Centers.
  • Includes: All Day 1, Day 2 & Day 3 activities, sessions, meals and parking for one (1) vehicle. Lifetime members only - offer not transferable.
  • Includes: All daily activities, sessions, meals and parking for one (1) vehicle
  • Use thus registration type for presenters attending, but for only their presentations
  • Registration for Exhibitor, Silver, Gold or Platinum Sponsors

Registration is closed

Ohio Cooperative Education Association
2017 Annual Conference Program*

   

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am Conference Check-in

11:00am - 12:00pm Opening Key Note Session:  Closing the Generational Gap through Motivating, Communicating, and Development of Millennials, presented by Adam Rapp, Ohio University  



12:00pm - 1:20pm  Grab and Go Lunches and Breakout Session I (Breakout Session I will begin at 12:30pm)

Breakout Session I:  

Option A:  Create Consistency in Your Brand, presented by Medical Mutual

Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education

 Option B:  Active Reflection for Co-op & Internship Professionals, presented by The University of Cincinnati

Audience:  Higher Education, School Administrators/Career Centers

Option C:  How to Create an Internship program, presented by Quicken Loans and Bowling Green State University

Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education, School Administrators/Career Centers

1:30pm - 2:30pm OCEA New Member Orientation Session

3:00pm-5:00pm Company Site Visits at Cover My Meds and Big Lots Corporate. 





Learn about college internship programs while touring Columbus-based companies

5:00pm- 9:30pm Networking & Explore Columbus! Enjoy the Columbus Clippers Game (Pre-Game Meal included)


(Registration for company site visit and networking event is required)

Note:  Transportation will be provided, leaving the Embassy Suites at 3:00pm and returning at 9:30pm

 

9:30pm-11:00pm:  Continue networking while enjoying snacks and beverages in the hotel hospitality suite 


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

7:00am - 8:00am Conference and Hotel Check-In, Visit with the Exhibitor, Wisr

Hotel guests may enjoy a full service breakfast as part of their hotel stay

8:00am - 8:50am: Welcome and OCEA Membership Meeting (small continental breakfast included)

9:00am - 9:20am: Overview on Work-based Learning and Success Models, presented by Linda O’Connor, Assistant Director of Career and Technical Education, Ohio Department of Education

9:30am-10:40am:   Best Practices and Innovation within Internship and Coop Programs:  Learn innovative practices on internships and co-operative education programs related to development of programs (leadership buy-in and strategies), recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding, as well as the evaluation process and conversion from interns to full-time employees.  2016 Distinguished Employers and a Columbus, Ohio economic development expert will serve as the panelists.






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9:30am - 10:20am Breakout Session II

Option A: Learn about additional opportunities to partner on pre-apprentice and internships between career centers, high schools, higher education and industry, presented by Linda O’Connor, Ohio Department of Education

Audience:  All

Option B: Strengths-Based Learning and Professional Development, presented by the University of Cincinnati

Audience:  Higher Education

Option C: Evaluating Students' Cultural Awareness through Research presented by the University of Cincinnati

Audience:  Higher Education, Human Resources

10:20-10:40am - Break and Visit with the Exhibitor, Wisr

Wisr partners with select universities, offering an alumni career network, student advising platform, and dedicated marketing team rolled into one online community.  Wisr was co-developed with Case Western Reserve University, University of Chicago, Denison University, Oberlin College, and Cedarville University. Wisr's mission is to scale valuable student and alumni relationships on campuses to improve career and graduate outcomes. 




10:40am 11:30- Breakout Session III

Option A:  Introduction and Discussion of Early College/Early Career Program, Presented by Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET). 

Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education, High School Administrators/Career Centers

Option B:  Job change factors in co-op experiences, presented by University of Cincinnati

Audience:  Higher Education

Option C:  The Secret Sauce for Creating a Campus Ambassador Program, presented by Quicken Loans

Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education

11:30am - 1:15pm Lunch Keynote and Legal Update by Tom Dixon, Employment Law Attorney, Eastman and Smith




1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout Session IV

Option A:  Human Resources Legal questions continued presented by Tom Dixon

Audience:  Human Resources

Option B:  Becoming a Healthcare “Professional”  Developing Professional Identity in Preparation for Internships in Healthcare Settings presented by University of Cincinnati

Audience:  Higher Education

Option C: 

Building Bridges from High School to College to Career through Internship Experiences, presented by Youngstown State University and Judith Crocker, Workforce and Talent Development Consultant

Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education, High School Administrators/Career Centers

2:20pm - 3:20pm Breakout Session V

Option A:  Hiring International Students: Visas and Employer Education presented by Wright State University and University of Cincinnati

Audience:  Higher Education, Human Resources

Option B:  Recruitment Technology presented by Honda of America and Alliance Data

Audience:  Human Resources

Option C:  The Skills Gap between what Schools Teach and What Employers Need presented by Columbus2020

Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education, High School Administrators/Career Centers  

3:30pm - 4:00pm Reverse "College" Fair Set-up

4:00pm - 5:00pm Meet and Greet/Reverse "College" Fair, Visit with the Vendors/Exhibitors

Colleges and universities will share best practices in employer programming and provide information to employers about institution's majors/academic fields.

(Registration for "College" Fair is required)

5:00 - 5:30pm Break

5:30pm- 7:00pm Cocktail Hour

7:00pm - 9:00pm  Dinner Banquet and Awards.  Banquet Presenter,  E. Sam Sovilla will provide a historical perspective on cooperative education and internships, as well as the importance of building relationships then and now.  


9:00pm -  Enjoy the Hotel Hospitality Suite 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

 

7:00am - 8:00am Conference Check-In  and small continental breakfast 

Hotel guests may enjoy a full service breakfast as part of their hotel stay

8:00am - 8:30am Update from the Ohio Department of Higher Education presented by John Magill, Assistant Deputy Chancellor Economic Advancement

8:30am-9:30am Morning Keynote on Trends in Experiential Learning presented by Kelly Harper, Past President of the Cooperative Education and Internship Association


Audience:  Human Resources, Higher Education, School Administrators/Career Centers

9:30am - 9:45am Break

9:45am - 11:00am Round Table Discussions (20-minute discussions on the topics listed below. Discussions will be repeated 3 times)

Topics include:  

  • The Future of OCEA presented by Doug Chivington, OCEA President Elect

  • Building Relationships Intelligence Living Life Inspiring and Nurturing Transformation (BRILLIANT!)  presented by PhiDex Enterprises

  • Adding the Icing on the Cake:  Polish and Humility for Honors Students presented by University of Cincinnati

  • Forget Job Boards, Get the Easy Button! presented by Sinclair Community College

  • Health and Well Being Through Essential Oils presented by BGSU and Empower Health and Wellness

  • Technology Boot Camps presented by Tech Elevator

  • Online opportunities to scale student and alumni connections on campus to drive employer engagement and internship outcomes presented by Wisr

11:00am Check-Out, Submit Evaluations

*Final agenda timeline subject to change

Updated agenda:  May 17, 2017

 

 

 


 




Mailing Address:              Ohio Cooperative Education Association 

            P.O Box 5066
            Cleveland, OH 44101

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