Schedule for the Professional Development Institute

January 10-11, 2016
PDI Schedule

If you are attending the PDI, you must request to move in early with a simple online form.

*Attire is business casual, except for the Monday evening reception and dinner (business professional), and Sunday night in the Tiger Inn, (casual).

Sunday, January 10, 2016

12-5pm
Move back in to dorms

3:30-5pm | Bagby 213, the Career Library
Check-in

5-8pm | Tiger Inn
Get in the Game - football, hors d'oeuvre, and networking

Monday, January 11, 2016

8:30am | Bagby 218
Breakfast available

9-9:15am | Bagby 217
Welcome & Introductions

9:15-10:15am | Bagby 217
Keynote Speaker: TBD

10:15-10:30am | Bagby 218
Snack break

10:30am-12 noon | Bagby 217
Purposeful Networking with President Howard

12-1pm | Board Room
Lunch

1-2:30pm | Chairman's Room
You're Hired! A panel of recruiters and alumni discussing various topics:

    • Social media (in the workplace, and using to your advantage)
    • Interviewing and debunking the hiring process
    • Navigating generation gaps in the workplace
    • What they really want to see in new hires and interns
    • A chance for YOU to ask questions

2:30-2:45pm | Settle
Snack break

2:45-4pm | Board Room
Round Tables (you pick) discussing different industries and professional development topics

4-5pm
Break on your own

5-5:45pm | Board Room Lounge & Settle Atrium
Networking Reception & LinkedIn photo booth
Meet & Greet with alumni and guests, and get your professional photo taken for use on LinkedIn and other media

5:45-7pm | Chairman's Room
Dinner

7-7:30 | Settle
Dessert Reception

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Time on your own to get books and get ready for classes - don't forget to Matriculate online!