Professional Development Conference

2022 Professional Development Conference
Save the Dates: May 18 and 19, 2022 (online and on-campus)

HISTORY OF THE CONFERENCE

The Staff Conference for Professional Development began as idea to provide a day of professional development, networking, and resource sharing for support staff. Since 2014, the conference has grown to become the premier professional development opportunity for all UMKC Staff, featuring breakout sessions, a keynote speaker, and the opportunity to network with colleagues.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

This conference provides a forum for sharing information, exchanging ideas, and participating in a day of professional development and learning. Consider topics and skill-sets you can represent that would fit with conference themes and objectives.

KEY THEMES

  • Team Building
  • Connection
  • Collaboration
  • Resilience
  • Wellbeing
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • New Communication Technology

IMPORTANT PROPOSALS INFORMATION

  • Deadline: January 7, 2022
  • Notifications: March 1, 2022
  • Modality: Zoom and/or in-person
  • Length of time for presentations: 1 hour (including Q &A)
  • Audience: all UMKC Staff
  • Theme: “How it Started vs. How it’s Going”
  • Proposal Submission Link can be found here: https://umkc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8oB0yCZqAOaAHWu