Program for the 2012 PDI

Tuesday, January 10th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
TWARBUS Training
Presenters:
Janet Fox
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
Learn how to navigate through TWARBUS to post transactions to student and commercial accounts.
Goals and Target Audience:
Campus department useres who bill through Banner.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
University Collection Practices
Presenters:
Trish Torrez,Vergy Baca-Devens
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
Review current collection practices from the time a receivable account becomes past due until it is forwarded to an outside collection agency. What departments can do to assist in the collection of their receivables.
Goals and Target Audience:
Campus departments with receivables - either through Banner or collected through their own department.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Direct or Indirect Cost???
Presenters:
Doug Leavell,Valerie Monahan
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
Struggling with some tricky costs- not sure if it is direct or indirect? This session will provide a brief overview of some costs within the A-21, recent federal audit findings and an interactive discussion on how to treat some of those costs.
Goals and Target Audience:
Department accounting techs or those responsible for managing research accounts; PI's

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Cash and Credit Card Handling
Presenters:
Katie Nelson,Zach Campain
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
This session will review cash handling procedures at CSU as well as petty cash funds and change funds. In addition, a discussion regarding credit card handling and best practices will be discussed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Thos responsible for handling cash and credit card accounts

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Taking the Mystery out of Service Centers/Core Facilities/21 accounts/RECHAR subfund-whatever you want to call it...
Presenters:
Valerie Monahan,Doug Leavell
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
Specialized service facilities and even smaller service recharge operations when charging federal funds for their goods are subject to A-21 cost principles. This is often a cost area that gets the attention of federal reviewers. We will highlight the government's areas of concern and offer some best practices to lessen financial impacts and audit findings.
Goals and Target Audience:
Department accounting techs or those responsible for managing service centers or 21 accounts; PI's

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Budgeting with Kuali Coeus
Presenters:
David Hoffman,Tracey Castaneda,Tyler Wilson
Category:
Research
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
The new KC Research Management System is anticipated to be launched mid-year of CY2012. Once implemented, existing research systems such as PASS, SP-1, PBS, RPS will be retired from service and no longer accessible. This session is intended to show how to create and manage budgets in the new system. We will look at the current PBS process and show the advantages of using the KC budget creation process.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are: to give an overview and demonstration of the budgeting features of the Kuali Coeus System. Those that attend will learn how to create and manage budgets, the flexibility KC provides in creating budgets and what needs to be completed to submit a budget to the new workflow system. Target Audience: This session is designed for Principal Investigators, research and administrative staff from Colleges, Departments and Central Administration who create and manage budgets that are used for pre-award proposal submissions.

Wednesday, January 11th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Event and Conference Planning on Campus
Presenters:
Ashley Clement,Elodie Vigneron,Lauren Ankarlo
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
Many departments on campus have conferences and events but struggle with the logistics of planning an event on-campus. This session provides helpful tips and the “How To” basics of planning events and conferences at CSU. Not only will the session entail an overview of the event spaces on campus available to departments but it will also include information on Audio/Visual, room set-ups, contracting with hotels and budgeting for your event. Bring all of your questions regarding conferences and on-campus events so we can assist you in planning your next event!
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to provide a basic overview of events and conferences on campus. This includes addressing event space and how to book the space as well as the logistics and budgeting of an event or conference. The targeted audience is those who plan events and conferences for their department.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Can Curriculum Proposals Be Fun? How to Propose Courses and Curriculum with Minimal Distress—A Panel Discussion
Presenters:
Tom Hoehn,Fionna Bright,Carole Makela,Walt Jones
Category:
Curriculum Development
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
Are course and curriculum proposal forms keeping you up at night? Come and find out about our new forms, learn why things are the way they are, and have your questions answered.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: To educate and assist faculty in how to painlessly propose new courses and programs and changes to existing courses and programs. To share newly developed forms and procedures essential to curricular development. Target audience: All faculty, undergraduate and graduate curriculum coordinators, deans, associate deans, any administrative personnel who are involved in curricular proposals.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Active Aging-why we need to "move it or lose it"
Presenters:
Kellie Walters
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
This discussion will cover physical activity recommendations, the science behind living longer, and ways to incorporate new activities in your life that can aid in health aging.The Department of Health and Exercise Science is here to offer sound, scientific advice and help you put together a safe and effective workout routine that you will want to actually stick with.
Goals and Target Audience:
1. Understand the role physical activity plays in all aspects of wellness. 2. Review the current recommendations. 3. Discuss the resources available CSU employees (at a discounted price!) for being physically active. Targeted Audience: individuals interested in maintaining or improving their overall health.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity in Colorado State’s Faculty and Administrative Professional Employment Process
Presenters:
Diana Prieto,Nick Cummings
Category:
Diversity
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
The Office of Equal Opportunity will give a presentation about affirmative action as it applies to employment at Colorado State. We will clarify what affirmative action, non-discrimination, and equal employment opportunity mean, what the current federal and institutional policies are, and how these policies and goals are actually implemented and achieved in the search and hiring process. The presentation will explain the specific obligations the university must meet as a government contractor. We will also address common myths and misconceptions surrounding affirmative action and allow time for questions and discussion.
Goals and Target Audience:
We intend to inform all interested university community members about the current state of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity as it applies to the hiring process at CSU and reduce misconceptions and address myths that surround the topic.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
Student Parents and Student Veterans - Challenges and Rewards
Presenters:
Jan Rastall,Jenny Pickett
Category:
Diversity
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
There are approximately 2504 undergraduate students at Colorado State who are 24 years and older. Some are student parents, some are student veterans, some are adult learners, most are transfer students. These students bring a wealth of personal experience to class and enrich the learning environment for all. A student panel will share personal insight on the challenges they face transitioning to campus and persisting to graduation. Resources through Adult Learner and Veteran Services will be highlighted.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will: Gain an understanding of the demographics of the adult learner and student veteran population. Name two services offered through ALVS that support personal and academic success of adult learners and student veterans. Target audience - any interested faculty or staff

10:00 AM

Session Title:
An Introduction to Kuali Coeus
Presenters:
David Hoffman,Chris Carsten,Tyler Wilson
Category:
Research
Date:
2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
The new KC Research Management System is anticipated to be launched mid-year of CY2012. Once implemented, existing research systems such as PASS, SP-1, PBS, RPS will be retired from service and no longer accessible. This session is intended to give an overview of the KC system, complete with demonstrations, from the perspective of the departments that will be using it.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are: to give an overview and demonstration of the basic features and usage of the Kuali Coeus System. Those that attend will learn how the system works, will see the system in action, will understand how the workflow module will ensure routing of approvals and will see how this new system compares with our current process. Target Audience:This session is designed for Principal Investigators, research and administrative staff from Colleges, Departments and Central Administration who work with proposal pre-award processes.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Principal Investigator and Administrative Reports in the New Kuali Coeus Research Management System
Presenters:
Pamela Harrington,Diane Rees
Category:
Research
Date:
2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
The new KC Research Management System is anticipated to be launched mid-year of CY2012. Once implemented, existing research systems such as PASS, SP-1, PBS, RPS will be retired from service and no longer accessible. The Research Data Center - currently the host website for proposal and award data search, F&A Recovery information and a variety of research reporting - will not exist in its current format. The plan for implementation of the new KC Research Management System includes the migration of identified existing reporting currently available through the Research Data Center as well as the development of new reports and data retrieval tools targeted to the needs of Principal Investigators and research staff. In this session we will present an overview on progress toward migrating legacy reports to the new KC system, solicit input from Principal Investigators and research staff on specific reporting needs, and highlight a model for a potential tool for research data access.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are: to provide an overview of progress toward migrating legacy research management reports such as those currently available through the Research Data Center; obtain input from Principal Investigators (PI) and research staff on PI specific reporting needs; and demonstrate a potential tool for accessing PI research data. This session is designed for Principal Investigators, research and administrative staff from Colleges, Departments and Central Administration who work with or report on research projects.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
What’s new in Kuali Coeus
Presenters:
David Hoffman,Doug Leavell,Tyler Wilson
Category:
Research
Date:
2012
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224/26 LSC
Description:
The new KC Research Management System is anticipated to be launched mid-year of CY2012. Once implemented, existing research systems such as PASS, SP-1, PBS, RPS will be retired from service and no longer accessible. Over the last year there have been many new developments and added functionality to this project. This session will review this new functionality and demonstrate how it works. The goals of this session are: to give an update on the new features and functionality of the Kuali Coeus System. Those that attend will learn about the workflow system, how the proposal summary tab functions, what is included on the questionnaire and why it is needed. Attendees will also get a sneak peak of the awards module and what’s in the pipeline for the future.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target Audience: This session is designed for Principal Investigators, research and administrative staff from Colleges, Departments and Central Administration that are interested in learning about the new features of KC.