Tuesday, February 13
Opening General Session: Good is the New Cool - How Business Can be a Force for Good
Prepare to be inspired by Afdhel Aziz, Award-Winning Marketing Innovation Expert, and learn about the power of conscious marketing and how business can be a force for good by balancing profit with the needs of their consumers and communities. Hear insights into successful companies, such as Adidas, Warby Parker and Zappos, who are revolutionizing business by “doing well by doing good.”
Thought-provoking principles from Aziz's book "Good is the New Cool" like "Think Citizens Not Consumers," "People are the New Media" and "Don’t Advertise, Solve Problems'' will help businesses future-proof for the Millennial and Gen-Z generations of conscious consumers as well as attract the best employee talent who are drawn to organizations where they can do meaningful work.
Wednesday, February 14
General Session: Coffee on the Quad
Grab a seat and get ready to learn! Treat yourself to an eclectic array of topics from passionate industry players. Each student housing geek, technician or innovator hops up on the soapbox, armed with 20 slides that advance automatically every 20 seconds, getting to the point, fast! Join us for some humor, entertainment and passionate storytelling.
What I Learned About Customer Service Working for Disney by Larry Berry
Tools for Trainers: Financial Literacy in Five Minutes by Jonathan Bove
Reputation Matters by Alexandra Jackiw
What I Learned from the Rainbow Cheetahs about Training Adults by Dan Oltersdorf
Serving Today's College Students Through Partnership by Anne Stark
24-Hour Turn - It Can Be Done by Michael Trendota
Bilateral Leasing by Lisa Trosien
Closing General Session: Unleash your Inner Tyrant
Humorist & Author, Jeff Havens, will make you laugh your way to new insights on the type of leader you want to be and how best to get there—communicating better, inspiring innovation and creating a culture where people are eager to improve. Covering four main areas of leadership—corporate culture, management/employee relations, crisis management and change management—Havens' content and research-rich session will energize you while providing invaluable and unforgettable training.