Schedule at a Glance

Monday, January 22, 2018
The Henry Center at MSU | 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910 | 8:00am - 3:30pm

7:00am – 5:30pm                         Registration Desk Open 
8:00 – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
Breakout Session: What's New in CEO Contracts
9:00 – 10:00am Opening Keynote: 
Bryan Harrison, CAE, PMP, QAS, CSC
Director, Specialty Equipment Market Association
10:00 – 10:30am Morning Break 
10:30 – 11:30am Breakout Sessions:
 + New Michigan SuperPac Laws
 + The Data is In! How to Effectively Use Compensation Data
 + Filtered Finances - Financial Reports that Give the BOD Just What They Need-But Not Too Much
+ Data Security - Managing the Human Virus
+ Membership Research - What Do You Collect Info On? And How Do You Use It?
11:30am – 12:30pm Breakout Sessions:
 You Have the Data, Now How Do You WOW Your BOD with It?
+ Vendor Contract Negotiation & Management
+ New Accounting Standards for 2018
+ Software Analysis on Membership Database—Is Out-of-the-Box for Everyone
+ Delivery is Everything-Customer Service at its Best
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:30pm Breakout Sessions:
+  The Policies and Restrictions of Association Memberships
+ Taking Care of Staff—Retirement and Employee Benefits
+ Your Device—Our Device—Does It Matter?
+ Eliminate Silos: Organization-Wide Project Systems
+ Up Your Game: How to Close the Sale Pt. 1 (Two Hour Session)
2:30 – 3:30pm Breakout Sessions:
+  Top Ten Legal Tips Regarding Technology
+ Work Options in the Changing Human Resources Landscape
+ Revenue Generating Programs—Getting More Bang for the Buck
+ Let's Get Together—Sponsorships to Partnerships
+ Up Your Game: How to Close the Sale Pt. 2
3:30 – 5:30pm Associ8@5:08: Monthly Meetup


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