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Detailed Conference Agenda

2020 SGA leadership conference agenda

Saturday, february 29th


 

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  • Registration and Breakfast (8:00am - 8:55am)

    Registration will be located in the Main Lobby of the Advanced Technology Center 1st floor.  You will be supplied with all of your conference materials including a printed name tag if you registered online

    Breakfast is brought to you by the Student Government Association of Gulf Coast State College.  This will be located on the 3rd floor of the Advanced Technology Center.

  • Welcome & Opening Keynote (9:00am - 10:15am)

    Located in Room 302 of Advanced Technology Center (ATC)

    Presented by: GCSC President, Dr. Holdnak & Keynote Speaker, Frank Kitchen

  • Breakout Session I (10:20am - 10:50am)
    • "Are you Leadership Material: The United States Army Perspective" Presented by: Arthur Chapman (Room 205)
    • "Leading Without Title: A Journey To Becoming A Leader" Presented by: Stephen White (Room 224)
  • Breakout Session II (10:55am - 11:25am)
    • Keynote speaker, Frank Kitchen, presents "It's ok to play!" - Gaming your way to a positive team culture.  (Room 302)
      • Is your team's productivity lacking? "Positive Cultures produce Productive People!" Creating a Positive Team Culture is a complicated game where success is dependent on how you and your team play together. A positive culture is something individuals choose to be a part of or something individuals choose to create. Frank Kitchen, will use his recipe book of "Games" to facilitate a tailored interactive experience designed to elevate the culture and productivity of your team. He'll teach you the value of creating a positive culture that proves "It's OK to Play!"
    • "Introduction to the Enneagram" Presented by: Kelly David (Room 205)
    • "Importance of Volunteering" Presented by: Connie Head & Patrick Brennan (Room 224)
      • Volunteering is a great way to demonstrate leadership when one can identify a need and organize a response to that need. A volunteer project can provide a wide range of opportunities from communicating with other community organizations, recruiting and organizing a force of volunteers, identifying the specific actions needed to fulfill the need, and so much more! A successful activity can provide students with leadership opportunities both large and small. Students seeking employment or university transfer may find these activities helpful in the application process and can help round out a resume.
  • Lunch & Marketplace (11:30am - 1:00pm) 

    Lunch will be provided.

    Information pending on Marketplace.
  • Breakout Session III (1:05pm - 1:35pm)
    • Keynote speaker, Frank Kitchen, presents "Follow the Leader!" - The 7 Steps to Creating a Positive and Productive Leadership Style (Part 1 of 2) - Room 302
      • Are you a leader people respect? Do your actions lead to positive results? Are people willing to follow your lead? Break out your dancing shoes as Frank Kitchen teaches you the seven steps needed to create the environments where people and dreams flourish. By the end of this interactive experience, you know what it takes to be the leader who produces the positive results everyone talks about and attempts to replicate. 
    • "It's An Act: How To Fake It 'Til You Make It" Presented by: Julia Merrill (Room 120)
    • "Believe In Yourself" Presented by: Abdallah Alkadah (Room 125)
      • Believing in yourself is the first step of changing yourself and the world around you.
  • Breakout Session IV (1:40pm - 2:10pm)
    • Keynote speaker, Frank Kitchen, presents "Follow the Leader!" - The 7 Steps to Creating a Positive and Productive Leadership Style (Part 2 of 2) - Room 302
      • Are you a leader people respect? Do your actions lead to positive results? Are people willing to follow your lead? Break out your dancing shoes as Frank Kitchen teaches you the seven steps needed to create the environments where people and dreams flourish. By the end of this interactive experience, you know what it takes to be the leader who produces the positive results everyone talks about and attempts to replicate. 
    • "How To Get Involved On Campus" Presented by: SGA Executive Board (Room 120)
    • "Model UN" Presented by: David Fistein (Room 224)
      • Leadership opportunities for Model UN participants in the club and in SRMUN and the need for an infusion of new ideas in American global leadership in the post-2020 world.
  • Breakout Session V (2:15pm - 2:45pm)
    • Jennifer Hamilton will discuss "The Role of the Humanities and Honors in Developing Responsive and Responsible Leaders.
      • The complex challenges leaders face in the world today require the development of a skill set that is at the heart of humanities and honors education. Specifically, humanities and honors education develop critical thinking, introspection, empathy, creativity, and emotional intelligence, among other things. We'll look at the ways that humanities and honors education can enhance and elevate your leadership skills and move you from being a good leader to a great leader regardless of academic major or career path.
    • Chaz Mullinax presents "P.A.D.D.L.E." (Room 120)
    • "Competing for Mind Space" Presented by: Scot Thomas (Room 224)
      • How we compete for mind space with the people we lead and some ideas on how we can better our chances to be more
  • Closing Remarks and Awards (2:50pm-4:00pm)

    Located in Room 302 of Advanced Technology Center (ATC)

    Certificates will be given to each student who attends the conference, showing that each individual has mastered the skills taught throughout the day.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, QUESTIONS, OR SUGGESTIONS, CONTACT:

Lori Cannon
(850) 873-3598
lcannon@gulfcoast.edu

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