Conference Check–In & Information  ( 8:30am - 5:00pm )

Refreshments and Networking  ( 8:30am - 9:00am )

Conference Chair Welcome  ( 9:00am - 9:15am )

Collaborating on Research  ( 9:15am - 10:15am )
Mikhail Wolfson, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Kogod School of Business, American University
Susan Zhu, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Society for Human Resource Management

Networking Break  ( 10:15am - 10:30am )

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence  ( 10:30am - 11:15pm )
Carlos Moreira, Principal , Price Waterhouse and Cooper

The Changing Landscape of Industry and Academic Partnerships  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Nicolas Williams, Interim Dean, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati

Networking Luncheon  ( 12:30pm - 1:30pm )

Coding and App Development in Business Education  ( 1:45pm - 3:00pm )
Haya Ajjan, Associate Professor of Management and Director of the Elon Center for Organizational Analytics, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University
Andrew Currah, Education Development Executive, Apple, Inc.
Jake Hansen, Market Segment Executive, Apple, Inc.

Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 3:00pm - 3:30pm )

Mini TED talk style presentations: 4 speakers x 7 min. + Q&A  ( 3:30pm - 4:15pm )
Russ Kliman, Strategic Progams and Innovation, SEI
Edward Moran, Executive Director, Innovation and Enterprise Solutions, KPMG LLP (US)

Innovation Neighborhood  ( 4:30pm - 5:00pm )
Steve Zarrilli, President and CEO, Science Center

Site Visit & Evening Reception  ( 5:30pm - 7:00pm )

Refreshments and Networking  ( 8:30am - 9:00am )

Check-In & Information  ( 8:30am - 1:30pm )

Lifelong Learning  ( 9:00am - 10:00am )
Mike Malefakis, CEO & Associate Vice Dean, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Molly Nagler, Chief Learning Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.

Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 10:00am - 10:15am )

Strategic Partnerships  ( 10:15am - 11:15am )
Mina Evans-Alston, Corporate Program Manager, Leadership Programs, Lockheed Martin
Kathy Himsworth, Head of Talent Development and New Ways of Working, Vanguard Group
Jeff Kearns, Manager, Learning Professional Development Institute Independence Universityv, Independence Blue Cross

Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 11:15am - 11:30am )

Smart Cities  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Kapil Dandekar, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Bennett S. LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

Networking Luncheon  ( 12:30pm - 1:30pm )