Program for the 2016 PDI

Monday, January 11th

10:45 AM

Session Title:
Advertising Job Postings
Presenters:
Sara Graffis,Jenny Cox
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Monday, January 11th 2016
Start Time:
10:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
This session will be a How To on advertising positions. It will go over a different posting model.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who posts jobs or conducts searches.

Tuesday, January 12th

8:30 AM

Session Title:
Custom Mobile Apps: Unleash the Phone for Engagement and Productivity
Presenters:
Christopher Geanious
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2016
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
Mobile apps are ubiquitous. Mobile apps in higher education are coming online at a rapid pace. Learn how TILT has developed custom apps for field courses as part of the face to face course redesigns conducted during the past two years.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will learn how mobile apps are being developed at TILT and how they are being used in undergraduate field courses here and abroad. Target audience are faculty who would like to know more about the potential of mobile apps for undergraduate education.
Session Resources:

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Financial Readiness for Retirement
Presenters:
Dr. F. C. 'Ted' Weston, Jr.
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2016
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
This seminar is about your preparation and eventual readiness for retirement - specifically addressing the question "What can I generate from my assets as monthly income for the rest of my life?" Stated alternately, as planning for retirement is a work-in-progress, this seminar will address specifics for computing retirement income from both before and after-tax sources. Problems and pitfalls will be discussed. Preparation basics for retirement will be emphasized. This seminar is intended for those in the early or middle stages of retirement planning. This seminar is vendor and product neutral.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Inform participants of the basics of retirement planning focusing on the question "When I retire, how much will I need and where will it come from?" Targeted Audience: Anyone interested in the basics of financial planning for retirement WITHOUT a vendor or product bias.

2:15 PM

Session Title:
Data Quality and Data Integrity: Practical Approaches for the Research Environment
Presenters:
Catherine Bens,Karen Dobos
Category:
Research
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2016
Start Time:
2:15 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
Data Quality and Data Integrity are key components in assuring the reliability, accuracy and confidence of our research data. Recent increases in publication retractions and difficulties in assuring research reproducibility, have resulted in increased scrutiny by funding agencies in data integrity and quality. This program will review basic concepts of Data Quality and Data Integrity and present practical applications in the research environment. Promoting a quality culture and the impact of poor Data Quality and Data Integrity will also be discussed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: To review the principles and practices of data quality and data integrity and how they might be applied in the everyday research environment. Target Audience: Researchers who are interested in improving or assuring data quality and integrity in their research environment

Wednesday, January 13th

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Travel Module Common Errors (TEM)
Presenters:
Grant Polzer,Erin Mercurio,Summer Leaming,Terri Bedan
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2016
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
This session will touch upon the common errors we have identified users making, and also go over time saving input and other tips related to the electronic travel system (TEM).
Goals and Target Audience:
Travel Arrangers/Preparers

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) : How YOU Can Save a Life!
Presenters:
Erin Rezac
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2016
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
An AED is a small, portable device that analyzes the heart’s rhythm and prompts the user to deliver a defibrillation shock if it determines one is needed. Once turned on, the AED guides the user through each step of the defibrillation process by providing voice and/or visual prompts. AEDs are specially designed for easy use by a first responder to aid an unconscious victim. Attend this training to get an overview of how this device works, where they are located on campus and what you can do to help in an emergency.
Goals and Target Audience:
Debunk AED myths, provide hands on training and help to reduce or eliminate a lay person's hesitation to act in an emergency.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Active Shooter: Emergency Classroom Preparedness
Presenters:
Adam Smith,Anthonie Rose,Clint Schnorr,Bob Chaffee
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 13th 2016
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
386 LSC
Description:
With continued incidents of campus shootings around the country, the importance of safety and preparedness cannot be over stressed. This session will help prepare campus staff to be as informed as possible in the event of a critical incident on or off campus.
Goals and Target Audience:
To facilitate the development of a survival mindset, and discus practical everyday skills and exercises to maximize practical preparedness while minimizing risk. Targeting: Campus Professionals and Students