2018 Symposium Agenda

VA-ACME: 2018 Conference DRAFT Agenda v. 1.2
Function NameStartEndTopic/DescriptionSpeaker/Organization
Monday, April 16, 2018
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Registration Opens
School Exhibitor Set-Up
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
7:30 AM8:30Registration
8:008:50Breakfast
Color GuardBooker T. Washington High School
National AnthemVA-ACME Voices
WELCOME SESSION 9:009:30InvocationReverend Laurin Lader, Waldorf University
President's WelcomeMelinda N. Gainer, VA-ACME
Welcome to the CityHonorable Kenneth Alexander, Mayor of Norfolk
9:309:50Legislative UpdateDelegate Jerrauld Jones, Jr. 89 th District of Virginia
9:5010:00Naval Station NorfolkCaptain Rich McDaniel, Commanding Officer
OPENING ADDRESS10:0010:30Conference Kick-OffEarly Jackson, Saint Leo University
SYMPOSIUM WORKSHOPS10:3011:00Veterans and Defense AffairsSecretary Carlos Hopkins
11:0011:30Veterans PortalSusan Moyer, VCCS
11:3012:00 PMBridging the Millennial GapAndrew Nguyen, The O Agency
12:001:00 Symposium Lunch
SYMPOSIUM CONCURRENT
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
1:00 4:45 Best Practices with VOLED ARMY & MARINE CORPS Conference Attendees and VOLED Leadership
Best Practices with VOLED NAVY
Best Practices with VOLED COAST GUARD
Best Practices with VOLED AIR FORCE
VA-ACME Membership Round-Up4:455:30Nominations, Committee Reports, BYLAW ChangesMelinda N. Gainer, Presiding
RELAX & NETWORK6:008:00 President's Reception
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
CAREER FAIR & EDUCATION EXPO
8:00 AM9:30Breakfast
8:008:30Registration
VA-ACME Membership Activity
(All Schools)
8:30 9:30VA-ACME VOTINGMelinda N. Gainer, President
CCME UpdatesLane Huber, President
NAIMES UpdatesKelly Wilmeth, President
KEYNOTE SPEAKER9:3010:002nd Day Kick-OffTBD
CONCURRENT SESSION I 10:00 10:45SOC UPDATEDr. Marie Cini, Higher Education Lead, SOC Modernization
DANTES UPDATETaheesha Quarells, Director of Communication and Outreach
Rise of Dependents GI Bills, Old Dominion UniversityCaptain (U.S. Navy Ret.) Robert Clark, Director of Military Activity and Special Projects
Creating University/Community PartnershipsMichael Camden, Troy University, First Past President, VA-ACME
Technology Outreach for Military and Veteran StudentsJames Aldridge, American Military University, Vice President for Military and Veteran Outreach
CONCURRENT SESSION II 11:00 11:45Enhancing our Customer Service SkillsVice Admiral (U.S. Navy Ret.) James McArthur
Technology's Influence of RaceColonel (U.S. Army Ret.) Cheryl Harris, Associate Vice President, Military Enrollment UMUC
DOD MOU UpdatesDr. Jonathan Woods, Deputy DoD Voluntary Education
ACE Update Video ConferenceMichelle Spires, Director of Military Programs
TUCK: PTSD and Sleep HelpKayla Johnson, Community Relations, TUCK
SCHOLARSHIP EVENT12:00 PM3:00 Luncheon: Awards, Scholarship Speaker
SYMPOSIUM CLOSING3:003:30Election Results & RecognitionMelinda N. Gainer, President
HAVE FUN & RAISE
AWARENESS
5:309:00VA-ACME Scholarship Fundraiser & Social EventBLUE MOON RESTAURANT, WATERSIDE
Wear your VA-ACME T-Shirt
Thursday, April 19, 2018
CAREER FAIR & EDUCATION EXPO
OPENING ACTIVITES 7:30 AM8:45REGISTRATION
7:308:45MORNING RECEPTIONEXHIBITORS ONLY
CONCURRENT SESSION9:3011:30Break Out Session #1Darryl Greenwell, Education Counselor
Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education
11:4512:45 PMLunch & NetworkingOpen to enjoy at your leisure
EXHIBITORS ONLY
CONCURRENT SESSION1:002:00Break Out Session #2TBD
Friday, April 20, 2018
VA-ACME COMMUNITY IMPACT DAY Norfolk Public Schools, VA-ACME Teacher of the Year