“2016 Leadership Retreat/Fall Conference”
Mark your Calendars for November 4-6, 2016
REGISTER HERE - http://www.eventbrite.com/e/aitp-region-18-leadership-retreat-tickets-26690808928?aff=es2
Pipestem Resort - Pipestem, WV
Room Rates: Standard $69.00, Gorge View $79.00
Make reservations by October 4th by calling 1-800-225-5982
Ask for AITP Room Block
Please note: Consider making reservations soon, as other outside events are booked!
Note: Participants must book by October 4th to receive the discounted room rate. Many other events are scheduled at Pipestem during this timeframe.
The Leadership Retreat will promote education as well as fun for all Professional and Student Chapter Members! We welcome guests!
The ticket price includes the conference and all meals, including the banquet as well as the Hospitality Suite.
Student Contest Content and Rules...
All activities and workshops have been designed to include professional and student members
Check-in Pipestem Resort after 3:00PM
Many activities and restaurants are available for your comfort
6:00-8:00PM Registration in the Lobby with Karen Kovacs
8:00-9:00PM Registration and Snacks in the Hospitality Suite
7:45 – 8:45AM Continental Breakfast in the Hospitality Suite
Registration: Continues in Hospitality Suite if needed
All sessions will be in the Cardinal Room.
Student Contest: students, set up your displays
9:00AM – Opening Remarks
9:15AM – Keynote Speaker - Deanne Cranford-Wesley
Topic: Emerging Technologies
10:20AM - Building Leaders Workshop 1
Introduce Student Contest Participants
Activity – Obtain the Building Permit
And the Construction Begins!
11:30AM – Building Leaders Workshop 2
Leadership Goals & Qualities of a Good, Effective Leader
Activity – Solve the Leadership Puzzle
12:40 - 1:40 – Lunch (in the Hospitality Suite)
2:00PM – 4:00PM
Panel 1 - Bridging the Gap
Break: Coffee, Water, Tea, Candy
Panel 2 – Professional and Student Chapter Operations
Complete conference surveys and return to them to Karen Kovacs
Saturday Evening Skyscraper Event
Menu – Dinner - Served by the hotel
Student Contest Presentations
Fun Chinese AUCTION
** Each chapter is to bring a gift - $10.00 value
7:45AM - Hospitality Suite opens for continental breakfast
RD Meeting in the hospitality suite
Keynote Topic: Emerging Technologies
About our Keynote Speaker:
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley will be our Keynote Speaker at the Region 18 Leadership Conference this fall.
Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley is currently Department Chair Davis iTEC at Forsyth Technical Community College, she formally held the position of Information System Security Program Coordinator at Forsyth Technical Community College. Dr. Cranford -Wesley is a cybersecurity professional and has appeared as a subject matter expert on Fox8 and Time Warner News discussing recent advances in cyber security vulnerability. She also teaches information security, computer forensics and networking courses in the Business Information Technology Department. Additionally, Dr. Cranford-Wesley has presented at various conferences including several presentations at The Colloquium Information System Security Education Conference.
Dr. Cranford-Wesley holds a PhD in Education Leadership with a focus in Instructional Technology and a Master of Art in Administration. Furthermore, she has obtained the following certifications; Security +, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Instructor (CCAI).