Conference Schedule

Wednesday, February 13

General Session: Coffee on the Quad
National AB

A series with seven speakers armed with 20 slides that advance automatically every 20 seconds, so they get to the point fast! 

Workforce Mining: Teasing Out Talent Supply 
Megan Orser | Director of Professional Development, Smart Apartment Solutions 

Managing Student Mental Health Issues 
Amanda Livesay | Portfolio Supervisor, The Quarters on Campus 

How the Banana Captured the Purdue Market 
Brent Gutwein | CEO, Granite Student Living 

Turn of the Screw: Interviewing Strategy Examined 
Ivana Christman | COO, Quest Management Group 

From the Developer's Desk: Investing in the Future 
Alex Eyssen | VP, Student Housing, The Bainbridge Companies 

Integrating Animals, Allergies, and Accommodations 
KC Theisen | Principal, Opening Doors 

Influencer Marketing 
Matt Pavlick | President, GRO Marketing

General Session: “Be the Spark: Five Platinum Service Principles for Creating Customers for Life”
National AB

As a former Sales Director for Disney Institute, Simon T. Bailey understands how to connect with executives, entrepreneurs and audience members of all types. He believes in the power of meaningful connections and equips people with tangible tools to make their dreams come true.

With more than 30 years' experience in the hospitality industry, Simon has worked with more than 1,700 organizations in 46 countries. He has been named one of the top 25 people who will help you reach your business and life goals by SUCCESS magazine; has authored nine books; and has a motivational video, Goalcast, that has been viewed over 53 millions times worldwide.


Simon T. Bailey
Job Title: 
Breakthrough Strategist, Motivational Change Agent, Author, and Former Sales Director for Disney Institute
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