Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) : How YOU Can Save a Life!
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
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.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Composting:what do you need to know?
Presenters:
Sheela Backen,Maggie Gilman
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
Composting what can the Faculty and Staff do to help make campus composting successful
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and Staff

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Live Outside Fort Collins - Vanpool to CSU
Presenters:
Aaron Fodge,Erika Benti,Aaron Buckley
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
Tired of your long commute to CSU from outside Fort Collins? Is the cost of driving causing you to re-think how you travel to the CSU? This collaborative session will discuss vanpooling as a cost-saving, stress-saving commute to the University. Learn about hte emergency ride home program along with commuter 10-pack parking permits. If you live outside Fort Collins, please come to this session to learn about vanpools forming from your hometown to help you save money while someone else takes care of driving you home.
Goals and Target Audience:
Employees seeking to commute to CSU without their personal vehicle. Employees seeking to save money on their commute to CSU.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
FAQs about Animal Research
Presenters:
Denise Ostmeyer,Lon Kendall
Category:
Outreach
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
Did you know that CSU works with over 100,000 animals each year for research and teaching? What kind of animals, where do they live, and what is being done with them? We will address answers to these questions as well as many common questions about animal research in general, such as how is animal research regulated? And - what is a transgenic animal?
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who is curious about the animals that we work with at CSU, or interested in learning more about animal research in general.

Tuesday, January 9th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Vicarious Trauma: Taking care of yourself while caring for trauma survivors.
Presenters:
Casey Malsam
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
3 Hours
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
This workshop is available for partners, family, mentors, and friends of gender-based violence survivors. In this workshop, we’ll be covering topics from how trauma affects the brain to how you can best support the survivor in your life, to how vicarious trauma can impact support systems. This workshop will consist of some information sharing as well as group dialogue.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this workshop would be multifold. 1. Participants will leave with an understanding of rape supportive culture. 2. Participants will gain knowledge of how to be a good support person in times of crisis. 3. Participants will learn about vicarious trauma and how it can affect each person (the primary survivor and the support person) in multiple ways. The target audience would be partners, family, mentors, and friends of gender-based violence survivors.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Working Together for Education Abroad: How Education Abroad Coordinators Can Collaborate with Academic Success Coordinators and Advisors in the Education Abroad Process
Presenters:
Amy Young,Sarah Vowels
Category:
International Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
This session will focus on practical resources for advising undergraduate students in education abroad opportunities. We will discuss CSU trends in education abroad, student success outcomes, as well as matters relating to financing education abroad and transferring credits. Additionally, the session will outline how education abroad coordinators and ASCs/advisors can work collaboratively in the process of sending students abroad.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target audience is ASCs and advisors on campus. Goals: 1. Familiarize ASCs/advisors with the current trends and resources relating to CSU education abroad. 2. Increase understanding of the role of ASCs/Advisors in the education abroad process. 3. Develop strategies for education abroad coordinators and ASCs/advisors to collaborate more effectively.

Wednesday, January 10th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Managing Departmental Receivables
Presenters:
Barb Gustison,Campus Services
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
Accounts Receivable Operations manages receivables and ensures compliance for accounts that are billed through the University's central billing system, Banner. However, there are departmental receivables not billed through Banner that are managed by campus departments. This session will guide those campus departments on how to properly manage, record and collect their receivables, provide guidance and resources to ensure compliance with accounting rules, and explain what central billing resources are available.
Goals and Target Audience:
Department accounting technicians or office managers who maintain receivables outside of the Banner system.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
State Classified Employment: Preparing questions which will help you identify the right candidate through interviews
Presenters:
Amy Guy
Category:
HR & Employee Concerns
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 374
Description:
Could you use some support and advice around preparing valid interview questions? Have you conducted interviews and been frustrated by the lack of insights you gain? Do you have questions about what is allowable in the State Classified system for interviews? This interactive 2-hour session will address all of these topics and more. Come share and learn about interviewing best practices, timeframes, different types of interview questions, and how to gain better insights into your candidates through the questions you ask. Bring your favorite interview questions with you to discuss!
Goals and Target Audience:
Hiring managers for State Classified positions on CSU campus