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2012 Annual Conference - Schedule at a Glance
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RPI 2012 Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

Friday, April 27

6:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast
at Drury Plaza Hotel

9:00am - 5:00pm

CRP I: Structuring Recognition Systems for Success
with Barbara Ruddy, CRP, STARS - Staff Training & Recognition Services
at Maritz

Saturday, April 28

7:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast
at Drury Plaza Hotel

9:00am - 5:00pm

CRP II: Strategic Planning & Measurement
with Theresa Harkins, Inspirus & Vicki Hargrove, Cargill Incorporated
at Drury Plaza Hotel

Sunday, April 29

7:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast
at Drury Plaza Hotel

9:00am - 5:00pm

CRP III: Recognition Management & Maintenance
with Dee Hansford, CRP, Dee Hansford Consulting & Suzanne Schell, CRP, ROI Institute Canada
at Drury Plaza Hotel

12:00pm - 5:30pm

Registration

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Preconference Session: Recognition Fundamentals
with Barbara Ruddy, STARS - Staff Training & Recognition Services

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Newcomers Networking Session
Everyone is welcome.

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Welcome Reception

5:30pm - 5:45pm

Opening Remarks

5:45pm - 6:15pm

Special Presentation by David Zinger
with David Zinger, The Employee Engagement Network

6:15pm - 7:15pm

Keynote Presentation: TELUS
with Andrew F. Turner, Vice President, HR Performance Culture
Featuring RPI's Best Practice
Overall Award recipient from 2011.

7:15pm

Free time for Dinner and Relaxation

Monday, April 30

6:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast
at Drury Plaza Hotel

8:00am - 8:15am

Transportation to Maritz

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome/Housekeeping

9:15am - 10:15am

How the Government is Engaged in Employee Engagement
with Russ Sullivan

10:15am - 10:30am

Beverages/Break

10:30am - 11:15am

Recognition - The Engagement Imperative
Panelists: Bruce Bolger (Facilitator), Amy Hurley, Tom Miller, Bob Nelson, Michelle Pokorny

11:15am - 12:00pm

The New Science of Rewards and Recognition
Panelists: Bruce Bolger (Facilitator), Melissa Van Dyke (Co-Facilitator), Karey Stanley, Joe Zanone, Brian Dunne, Dr. Jacalyn Kerbeck

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Enterprise Engagement Alliance & Recognition Professionals International Joint Luncheon

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Recognition Fair & Networking Expo

  • Networking Expo
  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Recognition Idea Center
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm: Power to the People: Social Recognition
    with Gordon Green, CRP, Rideau Recognition Solutions; Steve Richardson, CRP, RBC; Steven Green, TemboSocial (formerly Pollstream)

4:15pm - 4:30pm

Transportation to Drury Plaza Hotel

Evening

Free Night

Tuesday, May 1

6:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast

8:00am - 8:15am

Transportation to Maritz

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome/Housekeeping

9:15am - 10:15am

The Game Has Changed: A New Paradigm for Stakeholder Engagement
with Mary Beth McEuen, Vice President, Executive Director, The Maritz Institute

10:15am - 10:30am

Beverages/Break

10:30am - 11:15am

Breakout Sessions: Series 1

1A

How to Make Connections in a Marketplace Populated by Four Generations
with Dr. Jacalyn Kerbeck, ITAGroup

1B

Creating an RFP for a Recognition and Reward System
with Mark Barbee, Maritz; Peter Hart, Rideau Recognition Solutions; Tom Miller, The Miller Company

1C

Measuring Value in Recognition Programs
with Suzanne Schell, ROI Institute Canada

11:30am - 12:15pm

State of the Industry Lunch
Incentive Federation Lobbying Update on Service Awards, Safety Programs and Health and Wellness.

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Strategies for an Engaged Workforce
with Dr. Bob Nelson, Nelson Motivation Inc.
Sponsored by Recognition Pro

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Breakout Sessions: Series 2

2A

SOS! My Budget May Be Cut!
with Barbara Ruddy, STARS - Staff Training & Recognition Services and Sarah Wuertz, Arizona Department of Transportation

2B

(CANCELLED) Motivational Analysis and Behavioral Trends
with Nadig Ravishankar, Axis Bank

2C

How iSell Drives Engagement & Revenue Growth: a Case Study from Apple
with Matt Robb and Beau Ballin, MotivAction

2D

How to Speak CEO and Make Recognition Matter
with Jason Thomson, Creative Mercenary

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Transportation to Drury Plaza Hotel

5:00pm

Transportation to Maritz

5:30pm - 5:50pm

Pre-Award Show Reception

5:50pm - 6:50pm

Awards Gala/CRP Graduation
Dress code for the Cocktail Reception, Awards Gala and Dinner/Reception is formal business attire.

7:00pm - 7:45pm Reception & Silent Auction

7:45pm - 8:45pm

Dinner/Reception

8:45pm - 9:15pm Dessert Reception & Silent Auction Close

9:15pm - 9:30pm

Transportation to Drury Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, May 2

6:00am - 9:00am

Closing Breakfast - Engaged and Energized: What's Next?
with the Board of Directors

9:00am - 5:00pm

CRP IV: Applying Recognition Systems
with Rita Maehling, CRP, ACHIEVE Consulting, Inc. & Roy Saunderson, CRP, Recognition Management Institute
at Drury Plaza Hotel
Note: CRP IV is limited to 20 participants.

 

2012 Annual Conference

Each CRP course offered by RPI is approved for .6 CEUs as approved by IACET. The two-day post conference offering – The Value of Recognition – is approved for 1.2 CEUs as approved by IACET. Recognition Professionals International (RPI) has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 8405 Greensboro Drive, Suite 800, McLean, VA 22102.

 

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