2017 Professional Development Conference

Discover the Greatness in You

March 8-9

FREE for VCU and VCU Health

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Conference KeyNote Speakers

Andy Core

Andy Core

Author and speaker on work-life balance, productivity and wellbeing

Andy Core is a credentialed, award-winning thought leader on increasing employee engagement, productivity, and wellness motivation. His talent lies in helping hard-working, conscientious adults thrive at work and in their personal lives. Core has spent the past 15 years researching ways to become better equipped to thrive in today’s hectic society. By doing so, he helps organizations build teams that cost less, have better attitudes, and accomplish more.

Yewande Austin

Yewande Austin

Artist, Activist, Ambassador

Yewande Austin is an award-winning lecturer and activist. She is an honorary U.S. Cultural Ambassador and a 2017 President Barack Obama Volunteer Service Award honoree. She has graced the TED stage as a speaker and was nominiated to the 2014 CNN Hero Award. Yewande has dedicated her life to confronting some of the world’s greatest socio-economic issues.

Wednesday & Thursday
7:15 - 8:00 am

Conference check-in and breakfast

University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave.

8:15 - 9:30 am

Opening and keynote address
Featuring Andy Core

University Student Commons, Ballroom

9:30 - 10:45 am
11:00 - 12:00 pm
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch will be served in the plaza

University Student Commons, Dining area plaza- 1st floor

1:15 - 2:15 pm

Keynote address
Featuring Yewande Austin

University Student Commons, Ballroom

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Workshop session three

University Student Commons, March 8 | March 9

3:45 - 4:30 pm

Keynote closing addresses
Yewande Austin

Andy Core

University Student Commons, Ballroom


Agenda Wednesday, March 8


Agenda Thursday, March 9

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Discover the Greatness in You workshop presenters

Dan Han

Dan Han

Amy Armstrong

Amy Armstrong

Bob Nickels

Bob Nickles

Beverly Walker

Beverly Walker

Eva DeVirgilis

Eva DeVirgilis

Trisha Saunders

Trisha Saunders

Penny McFarline

Penny McFarline

Zandra Rawlinson

Zandra Rawlinson

Debbie Cadet

Debbie Cadet

Stephen Ross

Stephen Ross

Susan Carkeek

Susan Carkeek

Bela Sood

Bela Sood

Ev Worthington

Ev Worthington

Jan Altman

Jan Altman

JOIN US FOR THIS FREE CONFERENCE!

Please email your name, phone number and date you wish to attend to staffsenate@vcu.edu
and we will be happy to register you.



Questions or cancellations? Click here to email the event coordinators.

Please note - Everyone’s participation is important to us. If additional accommodations are needed, or are having trouble with the registration form above, please feel free to email your name, phone number and date you wish to attend to staffsenate@vcu.edu.

Join us!

Staff Senate Meetings

Thursday
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Monroe Park Campus Grace & Broad Residence Center
1000 West Grace Street
Thursday
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Medical Campus VCU School of Nursing, room 1011

Thursday
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Monroe Park Campus Grace & Broad Residence Center
1000 West Grace Street
Thursday
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Medical Campus VCU School of Nursing, room 1011

VCU employees are simply the BEST!