Program for the 2013 PDI

Monday, January 14th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Employee Classification-How to Properly Determine When to Hire Someone As An Employee or Treat as An Independent Contractor
Presenters:
Bob Loosley,Joanne Robel
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
This session will provide information concerning how to properly classify individuals performing services for the University and whether they should be treated as employees or as independent contractors.
Goals and Target Audience:
Departmental Payroll Contacts

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Social Engineering and the Internet
Presenters:
Russell Dawson
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
What types of scams are out there and the consequences of falling for them.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this PDI is to educate the Campus Community about Social Engineering. To cultivate an awareness of tactics and tools used by the criminal element and understand their motivation to get your information.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
EDUROAM: get network access with your eID at other universities world-wide
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Do you travel to other universities in the US or Europe for research or conferences? Do you host visitors from foreign universities? If so, you may have been heard of EDUROAM: a collaborative venture offering wireless internet access to members of other participating institutions, using credentials from the user's home institution. CSU is preparing to offer this access to CSU travelers and visitors from member institutions. Steve Lovaas from ACNS will introduce this new service, which should make traveling significantly easier.
Goals and Target Audience:
The target audience is faculty, staff, and grad students who travel to other universities here and overseas. Also college IT support staff who support visitors from these institutions. Goals: Familiarize attendees with a new service being rolled out for CSU. Distribute promotional materials to help spread the word to academic faculty and IT support staff.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Technology Project Projections
Presenters:
Robert Engmark,Scott Baily
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Presentation of ongoing planning and status of major IT projects being worked on in central IT. A 24 month project projection schedule will be presented with information provided about each project. Additional information will be provided on use of a new project management system and how stakeholders will be able to access projects to gain information and see status.
Goals and Target Audience:
Primary goal is transparency and to include the campus community at all levels on the work being done within IT.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Leadership and Service in Academic Curriculum
Presenters:
Deanna Leone,Emily Ambrose
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
In a society where complex problems and their solutions cross academic disciplines and national borders, students require a new type of literacy which complements traditional college education with knowledge and skills to participate effectively and ethically in the process of collaborative leadership. Contemporary social issues require individuals who can comprehend their complexity, synthesize insights across disciplines, mobilize diverse participants and resources, inspire innovation and demonstrate extraordinary integrity. This session will share how the curriculum within the President’s Leadership Program integrates active, experiential learning to address contemporary social issues as a means to reach the programs mission and objectives, and ultimately strives to raise awareness about service and leadership development for today’s undergraduate students.
Goals and Target Audience:
Through the President's Leadership Program at Colorado State University, students engage in comprehensive leadership development experiences in three linked academic and experiential courses. PLP Strives to develop active, informed citizen leaders who practice ethical, inclusive leadership and embody positive humanitarian characteristics such as optimism, service to others, passion, mindfulness, and fairness. The goals of this session are: 1. to share best practices for teaching and learning around leadership development 2. to inform the campus community about the curriculum within the President's Leadership Program 3. to raise awareness about the value of leadership development for advancing students critical thinking skills, communication, and commitment to their major program of study. This session is intended for all faculty or staff member interested in learning more about the comprehensive leadership development curriculum taught within President's Leadership Program (PLP) and benefits of leadership development for undergraduate students of all majors.

Tuesday, January 15th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Nail the Mail: Emailing Effectively in Higher Ed
Presenters:
Ilene Withers
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Learn how to effectively handle emails in higher education, how FERPA can affect email, how to best communicate with international students via email, and how to write and use email templates to save time.
Goals and Target Audience:
Administrative staff and faculty.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Accommodations for Employees with Disabilities
Presenters:
Michelle Havens
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
The Office of Equal Opportunity is the ADA Coordinator for the University and this session will detail the process used when CSU employees with disabilities request workplace accommodations. This presentation will walk you through the following topics: the definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act; recognizing a request for an accommodation; examples of reasonable accommodations; and, the interactive process utilized to establish reasonable accommodations.
Goals and Target Audience:
employees and supervisors

1:00 PM

Session Title:
International Travel Registration for Faculty, Staff and Students
Presenters:
Sally Alexander,Susan Cavender,Shamera Loose
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
We would like to cover how each group registers their international travel and what steps they need to complete for authorization. Sally and Susan will discuss Faculty and Staff registration and I will discuss student registration and authorization.
Goals and Target Audience:
Admin Assistants or anyone preparing University Travel

3:00 PM

Session Title:
Payroll Termination Process Review
Presenters:
Joanne Robel,Payroll Staff
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Overview of the payroll termination process for each employee type and each reason for termination. Employee Types: Faculty, Administrative Professional, Graduates, Fellowship Grant Trainees, State Classified, Student Hourly and Non-Student Hourly. Termination Reasons: Retirement, resignation, job elimination, involuntary termination, transitional and death.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Increase understanding of payroll termination process and related responsibilities. Target Audience: College and Department payroll contacts and Oracle Users.

Wednesday, January 16th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
The Department of Health and Exericse helps you discover healthy lifestyles!
Presenters:
Tiffany Lipsey
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
The Department of Health and Exercise Science offers several programs that help you and your family stay healthy! Come to this session to learn about a screening program for heart disease, adult exercise programs and activity programs for children. These programs are part of the Commitment to Campus initiative and are offered at a discounted rate for CSU employees!
Goals and Target Audience:
All CSU employees

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Is your Food Safe?
Presenters:
Rachel Scanlan, RD
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Foodborne illness affects millions of Americans each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 in 6 Americans get sick and 3,000 die from foodborne illness annually. How can you reduce your risk? In this session, you will learn basic food safety principles, how to prepare safe food for your family and guests, and how to prevent food borne illness at work. Tips from this talk will help keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone with an interest in food safety

11:00 AM

Session Title:
FERPA: What’s new at CSU?
Presenters:
Christopher Seng,Bob Schur
Category:
Student Affairs
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
In this session FERPA will be addressed from two levels. First, time will be spent to review, from a broad scope, the newly updated University FERPA policy. Key points in the new policy will be highlighted that reflect the Universities compliance with FERPA. Second, daily interactions with students and their families offer many challenges in the process of releasing and protecting student education records. Specific examples from frequently asked questions about good practices in handling student education records will be reviewed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any University employee that has access to student education record information

1:00 PM

Session Title:
An Overview of University Sponsored Retirement Benefits and Financial Planning Income Strategies
Presenters:
Kevin Gorell
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
The Human Resources Office will provide an informative overview of University Sponsored Retirement Plan Benefits coupled with a presentation to facilitate an understanding of the retirement Financial Planning process. A financial advisor from a University sponsored retirement plan vendor will provide up to date income strategies focusing on saving early and developing a steadfast plan to enjoy a satisfactory retirement.
Goals and Target Audience:
Interested employees; HR representatives