About the event

A place for PeopleAdmin customers to learn, share and transform higher education talent management

At PeopleConnect 2018, higher education talent management, faculty affairs and IT professionals will come together to learn, network and share new and exciting opportunities to advance the missions of research, teaching and service at colleges and universities.

Along with PeopleAdmin team members and business partners — customers who attend the conference will help shape the future of higher education by turning talent management data into actionable insights, attending sessions focused on solving the industry’s biggest challenges, previewing recent and upcoming product enhancements, earning continuing education credits, and spotlighting problems and real-life solutions achieved by customers.

Attendees will learn from each other — during presentations, hallway conversations, shared meals and fun events — and leave refreshed and inspired to pursue their unique opportunities to contribute to and advance their institutional mission.

Keynote speaker

Todd Whitaker

Working Together in Harmony: HR and Faculty

Bridging the gap across HR and Faculty can be one of the toughest and most stressful challenges to embrace. Is there a better way to manage this tough task? This session provides tips to help participants better engage faculty, have more confidence in working together, and gain credibility across campus.

Dr. Todd Whitaker

Todd Whitaker, University of Missouri professor of educational leadership and professor emeritus at Indiana State University, will lead a dynamic presentation on effective leadership, strategies for motivating teams and building HR and faculty partnerships — drawn from his experiences inspiring faculty and staff colleagues, leading classrooms, writing a best-seller and more.

Session highlights

Transformation through strategic partnerships

Learn how technology, interdepartmental relationships and meaningful partnerships can improve teamwork, processes and workflows, fostering a transformative experience where human resources establishes itself as strategic partner in the ever-changing higher education landscape.

Maximizing search committees — a roundtable discussion

Faculty and leadership searches are vital to colleges and universities. Join this roundtable discussion to share your viewpoints and hear from peers on how to conduct consistent, fair and effective searches that maximize the diversity of candidate pools, along with strategies for assessing candidates effectively and fairly.

1,001 Product updates

As the days, months and years go by, technology’s getting better and better — and that includes your PeopleAdmin solution. Join this session to gain insights on numerous features and product updates introduced over the past year and become better enabled to take advantage of the tools you already have in place.

What it’s really like to be a SelectSuite Certified Administrator — a panel discussion

The SelectSuite Certified Administrator program is designed to deliver the necessary training to become a power user and better use your solution. Hear how these benefits come to life from our panel of SSCAs.

Training classes

Managing Your Performance Management Module – Two Part Series

This program is broken down into 2 parts (attendees must participate in both parts). You will learn how to construct your own Performance Management Process, Create/update your forms, Utilize the new dashboards for Reporting – Cost is $850.00 for the two-part series. Part 1- will focus on key terms and definition of performance management, how to create new and update existing Plan and evaluation forms. Part 2 – will focus on understanding scoring, developing your process definition and tying all the components together to create your Performance Programs. With 10 min breaks every hour.

• When: Tuesday, April 17
• Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
• Cost: $850

Reporting and analytics: The key to better decision-making

Learn how to get the most up-to-date data from your system so you can empower strategic decision-making and institutional efficiency.

• When: Tuesday, April 17
• Time: 1-5:30 p.m. or 3:20-5:30 p.m.
• Cost $500.00

Conference agenda
  • April 17

    Tuesday

  • April 18

    Wednesday

  • April 19

    Thursday

  • 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
    Bridging the gap across HR and Faculty can be one of the toughest and most stressful challenges to embrace. Is there a better way to manage this tough task? This session provides tips to help participants better engage faculty, have more confidence in working together, and gain credibility across campus.
    Where
    Century Ballroom

Kansas City

Barbecue, jazz and world-famous midwestern hospitality.

Kansas City has a way of surprising you. And that’s just how the locals like it. From the moment you arrive to long after you leave, the city’s cool, cultural vibe is sure to make an impression.

While visiting, be sure to:

… Indulge your tapping toes at soulful jazz clubs.
… Rekindle your imagination by experiencing the city’s burgeoning arts scene.
… Delight your appetite with sweet and spicy Kansas City barbecue.

Join us in Kansas City … To friends, it’s just KC.

Where to stay

 

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center

Superbly situated in the heart of downtown Kansas City, The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center offers hotel guests an impeccable location from which to experience this thriving Midwestern metropolis.

The hotel connects directly to Crown Center, which features 85 acres of shops, restaurants and local attractions. Spend time exploring this inimitable entertainment destination, or venture out and experience other local attractions near the hotel, including Country Club Plaza.

PeopleConnect room rate: $179


  • Advanced Early Bird Pricing

  • This offer has expired.
  • A savings of $150
  • Includes all sessions and meals
  • Customer Appreciation Party
  • $450
  • Early Bird Pricing

  • December 12 - 31, 2017
  • A savings of $100
  • Includes all sessions and meals
  • Customer Appreciation Party
  • $500
Become a sponsor

Our sponsorship packages are designed to elevate your brand, create relationships with conference attendees, and forge a deeper business partnership between us and your organization. Available are packaged sponsorship opportunities to accommodate a variety of budgets as well as an extensive list of add-on opportunities. More opportunities are being offered than ever before.

 

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