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Save the date!   January 7–11, 2019

The annual Professional Development and Enrichment Conference is an opportunity for staff and faculty members to strengthen skills for the workplace and beyond. The conference theme for 2019 is embracing change. As a community, we are prepared to reimagine possibilities, use our creativity and adaptive skills, and respond with courage and agility to the challenges and opportunities before us.

Featured Speakers 

The special guests for the 2019 PDEC will share their unique perspectives on a variety of topics that relate to embracing change.

Howard Teibel

Founder and President, Teibel Education Consulting


"Embracing Change"

Pamela Snoddy, SHRM SCP

Senior Associate, Plum Consulting


"Career Advancement Workshop"

Carol Bowser

President, Conflict Management Strategies Inc.


"Creating a Respectful Workplace"

Rob Lane

Medical Oncologist (retired)


"Cancer's Bell Lap: Survive and Thrive—Lessons for Us All"

Conference Schedule

PDEC provides a variety of workshop offerings. Workshops have been organized into three tracks: Development, Enrichment, and Supervisory. Workshops are 60–90 minutes, unless noted otherwise.

Check back soon for more information!

DEVELOPMENT workshops are focused on skills necessary to fulfill the mission of the university and consistent with the normal requirements of the job.

workshops are focused on personal interest and go beyond the professional pursuits or normal requirements of the job.

SUPERVISORY workshops introduce, develop, and strengthen skills for supervisors and those aspiring to supervise. These workshops are open to all staff members, unless otherwise stated.

Special Thanks

Department of Human Resources | Office of Diversity and Inclusion | The PDEC Planning Committee