Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
What's New in Research Administration at CSU?
Presenters:
Diane Barrett,David Doty
Category:
Research
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Uniform guidance, Changes to the Common Rule, and Grants.gov PDF’s going away… oh my! There is a lot going on these days: new electronic routing and submission systems, new policies, new Federal rules, new people and even a new organizational structure in the Office of Sponsored Programs. “Where is it all coming from,” and more importantly, “How might you be impacted?” This PDI will provide a high-level overview of where research administration at CSU is headed. Come armed with questions and ideas for improvement in the web of support that research administration provides for our fantastic researchers and for those who support them!
Goals and Target Audience:
Audience: anyone involved in research administration Goals: Communicate the changes taking place on the national level and the impact on CSU.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Basecamp or Trello? Two options for basic project management
Presenters:
Suzi White,Dave Hoffman
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Trello and Basecamp are tools that can help you keep your project on track with the ability to assign tasks, collaborate across teams and show progress. We’ll provide an overview and strengths and weaknesses of each tool, how they compare to one another and examples of their use on campus.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goal: Understand the basics of Basecamp and Trello to determine if they will work for your project management needs. Target Audience: People who manage projects and are interested in software options to help them organize their work.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Truth Bee Told: Promoting Pollinators on Campus and in Our Communities
Presenters:
Holly Miller ,Ronda Koski,Arathi Seshadri,Freddie Haberecht,Lisa Mason
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Our session is a basic introduction to pollinators. We will explore ways to promote pollinator populations, from including plants in your garden that attract pollinators and management of honeybee hives to safe engagement practices and resources. After a basic introduction to pollinators, we will focus primarily on the insect species with a specific emphasis on bees. What is a pollinator? What is a pollinator habitat? How do they fit into our concept of a sustainable university? What is CSU doing to encourage more pollinators on our campus? How can you create pollinator friendly habitats on the property where you live? We will share simple practices you can incorporate to help support native habitats and healthy ecosystems. Understand how native and non-native plants can be components of pollinator habitats. We will help participants to better understand patterns and behaviors of pollinator communities. We will provide information about who to contact concerning engagement with pollinators, and will give tips for how to safely interact with these fascinating creatures. This session will also feature the new CSU Apiary Club. Members will discuss the importance and impact of honeybees through our planned hives on campus. What will it mean for hives to be a part of the campus community, visible and accessible? What hands on educational experience does the club offer? Please join us in discovering the diverse world of pollinators.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goal: We will help participants to better understand patterns and behaviors of pollinator communities and will provide practical tips for supporting pollinators. Target Audience: People interested in learning about promoting pollinator populations.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
PCI Complaint Web Commerce in 2018
Presenters:
Jason Huitt,Steve Lovaas,Angie Asmus
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
BFS and ACNS have recently contracted with a new vendor for e-commerce and event registration web site services and are beginning to roll this service out to defined campus merchants. This session will present an overview of the currently available services, allow campus merchants to better understand their options to leverage these services, and review the criteria with which requests for this new service will be evaluated.
Goals and Target Audience:
Payment card-accepting e-commerce merchant staff will learn about the roadmap for web-based payment card acceptance in the year ahead.

Tuesday, January 9th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Campus on a Carbon Diet - Annual Update of CSU Sustainability Efforts
Presenters:
Carol Dollard,Stacey Baumgarn
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Colorado State has made ambitious carbon reduction goals. These include the 2017 signing of the Climate Reality Pledge - a commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030. In addition, CSU has committed to reducing the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the university to zero by the year 2050. This session will provide an update on the strategies in place to achieve those goals and the progress made to date. Remember, the university's footprint is actually made up of our individual contributions so we will also explore specific measures that each of us can embrace to reduce our individual impact. Please join us!
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, staff, and students should all be interested in how their work here at the university impacts the environment. The goal is to keep the university community informed on progress toward reducing GHG emissions, and how each of us can help.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Spilling the ‘T’ about Transfer Students
Presenters:
Brett Caskey,Brittany Pearce
Category:
Student Affairs
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
What do you know about transfers? Nothing? Something? That’s okay! Come check out this session aimed at educating you about the experiences of one CSU’s underserved populations. In this session, we will co-construct with you a picture of who makes up the transfer student population, what they mention are some of the greatest challenges they face as transfers at CSU and what they want/need from us to make their experience better, and talk about current initiatives happening at CSU to boost support of transfers. This is an interactive session, so come prepared to engage with others from across campus about the transfer student experience.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals for our session include the following: 1. Educate campus partners about who transfer students are at CSU. 2. Provide clarity on the transfer student experience, providing data from the transition survey given to transfers. 3. Talk about current initiatives here at CSU to boost the support of transfers. Our targeted audience includes staff, faculty, and administrators.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Showcase of Talent Management System and Resource Improvements
Presenters:
Rebecca McCarty,Emily Rogers
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Please join us as we go through both the recent changes and upgrades to the Talent Management System (TMS) and the newly created resources to guide users with navigation and functionality. We have implemented changes following feedback from campus of the CSU search process and the TMS.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are to be responsive to feedback received and communicate new changes to the TMS. We also wish to unveil new upcoming in-person training sessions for those who wish to practice in the TMS prior to using the live system. The target audience is any CSU employee who currently uses the TMS, or will use the TMS in the near future.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
CSU Shipping - Come See the Replacement for iShip!
Presenters:
Richard Thibault,Dan Kelso
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
The Departments of Central Receiving, Shipping & Receiving is in the process of replacing iShip with a brand new, web based shipping system that will allow campus staff to generate CSU business related shipment requests from their desktops for carriers such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL. This software will replace iShip that has been in use for over 5 years at CSU. The new system is anticipated to offer rate shopping among all carriers, include International Shipping documentation, and enable desktop HazMat shipping. Come see the new system and learn more about how it can streamline your desktop shipping needs! This project is anticipated to be complete by the time PDI sessions are held.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals - Provide a high level overview of the new shipping system to the campus that currently has over 2500 registered CSU users. Highlight new features such as additional carriers, rate shopping, international shipping, and Hazmat. Targeted Audience - Any campus member (Faculty, Staff, or Department Student Employees) that ships packages both domestically and internationally on behalf of their department.
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3:00 PM

Session Title:
Financial Fraud: What it is, What it Looks like, and How to Prevent It
Presenters:
Susy Serrano,Nelson Bultmann
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Certified fraud examiners across the world estimate that the typical organization loses 5 percent of annual revenues to financial fraud. Fraudsters tend to display behavioral warning signs when they are engaged in their crimes, and most fraudsters have never been previously convicted of a crime. Find out what financial fraud is, how you can spot the warning signs for fraud, how you can prevent fraud, and what you should do if you suspect that fraud is occurring in the organization.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will learn: -How fraud is defined per the CSU System’s new financial fraud policy -How to identify red flags for fraud -How strong internal controls can help prevent fraud -What to do and what not to do when fraud is suspected Targeted Audience: Everyone

Wednesday, January 10th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Ergonomics in the Office Environment
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Ergonomics ideally involves fitting the job to the person, not the person to the job. As you begin working, the slight posture changes you may make to accommodate the workstation you are given can lead to more serious problems. This course will cover basic ergonomic principles that can be implemented in office spaces anywhere, by anyone. It aims to help reduce and prevent ergonomic related pain and discomfort associated with working in the office environment.
Goals and Target Audience:
Prevent, reduce and/or eliminate pain, discomfort and risk for greater injury. Provide education and training on correct ergonomic set up and implementation.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
CSU Shipping - Come See the Replacement for iShip! Second Session
Presenters:
Richard Thibault,Dan Kelso
Category:
Other
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
The Departments of Central Receiving, Shipping & Receiving is in the process of replacing iShip with a brand new, web based shipping system that will allow campus staff to generate CSU business related shipment requests from their desktops for carriers such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL. This software will replace iShip that has been in use for over 5 years at CSU. The new system is anticipated to offer rate shopping among all carriers, include International Shipping documentation, and enable desktop HazMat shipping. Come see the new system and learn more about how it can streamline your desktop shipping needs! This project is anticipated to be complete by the time PDI sessions are held.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals - Provide a high level overview of the new shipping system to the campus that currently has over 2500 registered CSU users. Highlight new features such as additional carriers, rate shopping, international shipping, and Hazmat. Targeted Audience - Any campus member (Faculty, Staff, or Department Student Employees) that ships packages both domestically and internationally on behalf of their department.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Applying Ergonomics to Non-Office Environments
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Industrial ergonomics encompasses any job task performed outside of the office/computer workstation environment. These include, but are not limited to: laboratory work (pipetting, microscope, etc.), custodial work, manual materials handling (lifting, pushing, pulling), animal care, mail handling, food service and cooking, etc. Attend this session to gain insight on how to apply ergonomics to your specific setting.
Goals and Target Audience:
Provide ergonomics education, training, and implementation ideas to non-office workers to prevent, reduce and, ideally, eliminate ergonomic related pain and discomfort associated with the work environment.