Mid-Year Leadership Conference 2013 | Agenda

 

 

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2013 CONFERENCE AGENDA
 
FRIDAY   JANUARY 18
8:00am–4:00pm   National Education Seminar
9:00am–1:00pm   NCMA Certification Exams
3:00pm–6:30pm   Registration Open (Celebrity Ballroom Foyer)
4:00pm–4:15pm   Welcome and Opening Remarks (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
  • Elliott B. Branch, Fellow, President, NCMA, Pentagon Chapter
  • Russ Blaine, CPCM, Fellow, President-Elect, NCMA, Boston Chapter
  • Michael P. Fischetti, J.D., CPCM, Fellow, Executive Director, NCMA
4:15pm–5:15pm  
Expanding Awareness: How NCMA Can Help You Cast Your Net (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
What will help the NCMA chapters succeed?
  • Elliott B. Branch, Fellow, President, NCMA, Pentagon Chapter
  • Russ Blaine, CPCM, Fellow, President-Elect, NCMA, Boston Chapter
  • Michael P. Fischetti, J.D., CPCM, Fellow, Executive Director, NCMA
  • Po Collins, CPCM, Fellow, Chicago Chapter
  • Karl Bird, CPCM, Fellow, San Gabriel Valley Chapter
  • Steve Schooner, CPCM, Fellow, Washington DC Chapter
5:15pm–6:00pm   Expanding Awareness: Where Should NCMA Focus? (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Risk Chip Exercise: What ideas would you like NCMA to implement for chapters?
  • Elliott B. Branch, Fellow, President, NCMA, Pentagon Chapter
  • Russ Blaine, CPCM, Fellow, President-Elect, NCMA, Boston Chapter
  • Michael P. Fischetti, J.D., CPCM, Fellow, Executive Director, NCMA
  • Karl Bird, CPCM, Fellow, San Gabriel Valley Chapter
6:00pm–6:30pm   Expanding Communities: Speed Mentoring and Coaching (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Meet with experienced chapter leaders to expand your network!
6:30pm–7:30pm   Expanding Communities: Networking Reception (London Club)
Be sure to wear something PINK to the reception!
   
SATURDAY   JANUARY 19
 7:00am–5:30pm  
Registration Open (Celebrity Ballroom Foyer)
 7:00am–8:00am  
Continental Breakfast (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
 8:00am–8:15am  
Welcoming Remarks (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
  • Elliott B. Branch, Fellow, President, NCMA, Pentagon Chapter
  • Russ Blaine, CPCM, Fellow, President-Elect, NCMA, Boston Chapter
 8:15am–9:15am  
Leading and Managing Volunteers  (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Learn how to motivate and make the most of your volunteers' time
  • Elliott B. Branch, Fellow, President, NCMA, Pentagon Chapter
  • Mike P. Fischetti, J.D., CPCM, Fellow, Executive Director, NCMA
  • Michelle Currier, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Norfolk Area Chapter
  • Po Collins, CPCM, Fellow, Chicago Chapter
  • Mindy Schreyer, Greater Johnstown Chapter
  • Valeree Combs, Free State Chapter
 9:15am–10:00am  
Develop and Use Your Business Plan (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Leveraging the Graalman Award and chapter annual report to create your chapter's business plan
  • Russ Blaine, CPCM, Fellow, President-Elect, NCMA, Boston Chapter
  • Karl Bird, CPCM, Fellow, San Gabriel Valley Chapter
 10:00am–10:15am  
Morning Break 
 10:15am–11:00am  
Ethical Principles as Your Business Foundation (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Evaluating the importance of ethical practices in member participation and retention
  • Po Collins, CPCM, Fellow, Chicago Chapter
  • Bill Kaplan, CPCM, Fellow, Tysons Corner Chapter
 11:00am–12:00pm  
Chapter Financial Management and Controls (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Using financial best practices to set you chapter up for a solid future
  • Sara Brown, CFCM, Fellow, Rio Grande Chapter
  • Carly Cox, CFCM, Dayton Chapter
  • James Mitchell, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Pentagon Chapter
  • Ronald Falcone, CPCM, Fellow, Tyson's Corner Chapter
12:00pm–1:30pm  
Lunch and Awards Presentation (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
1:30pm–2:30pm  
Understand Your Product Line (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Using NCMA communities to help your chapter grow
  • Po Collins, CPCM, Fellow, Chicago Chapter
  • Khadra Abdulkareem, Battlefield-Dulles Chapter
  • Marcus Soriano, Tyson's Corner Chapter
 2:30pm–3:15pm  
Four Concurrent Breakout Sessions:
  • Certification (Wilshire A)
    Learn how to help members advance with NCMA certification 
    - Quad Cities Chapter Members
    - Blake Boynton, Certification Program Specialist, NCMA

  • Awards and Honors (Wilshire B)
    How recognizing your members is key to your growth
    - James Mitchell, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Pentagon Chapter
    - Michael Wright, Chapter Relations Specialist, NCMA

  • Finance (Sunset 2)
    How to effectively budget in today's tough economy  
    - Cathy Etheredge, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Research Triangle Park Chapter
    - Art Brigida, Research Triangle Park Chapter

  • Membership (Sunset 3)
    Why it's essential to know what your members what and how to get there
    - Cravens Award Winners
 3:15pm–4:30pm  
Expanding Chapters: $1,000 Chapter Leader Challenge (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
Based loosely on the ABC TV show "Shark Tank" several chapter leaders will present their idea for a chance to win a $1,000 to bring their concept to life.  
  • Elliott B. Branch, Fellow, President, NCMA, Pentagon Chapter 
  • Russ Blaine, CPCM, Fellow, President-Elect, NCMA, Boston Chapter
  • Michael P. Fischetti, J.D., CPCM, Fellow Executive Director, NCMA
  • Morgan Ross, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Picatinny Chapter
     
 4:30pm–5:30pm  
NCMA Initiatives & Closing Remarks (Celebrity Ballroom 1/2)
  • NCMA's New ICCM Programs
  
† Indicates a pre-conference event, which requires a separate registration fee.
Note: Attendees will receive 10 CPE hours for their participation in the conference.





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