Schedule Last Updated: October 28, 2017

Confirmed sessions are listed below.

A PDF with all session descriptions is located here.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

10:30 am—1:30 p.m. - IBEA Officers’ Meeting

5:00—9:00 p.m. - IBEA Registration Desk Open

5:00—8:00 p.m. - IBEA Board of Directors' Dinner and Meeting

6:00—7:00 p.m. - Wednesday Evening Sessions

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • The Confidence Quadrant
  • Your Digital Footprint: Who's Following You, How and Why? - Part 1
  • Data Matters...Justifying Your Program Success in New Ways!

7:15—8:15 p.m. - Wednesday Evening Sessions

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Spearity Strategic Process
  • Industry Certification with Certiport
  • Your Digital Footprint: Who's Following You, How and Why? - Part 2
  • Was Bill Gates Correct About the Impact of Drones?

8:00—10:00 p.m. - IBEA Board Training (New Board Members)

8:30—10:30 p.m. - IBEA President's Welcome Reception - Open to All IBEA Memberes.


Thursday, November 9, 2017

IBEA Conference Registration Desk Hours
for Thursday 7:00 – 10:30 a.m. and 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Commercial Exhibit/IBEA Silent Auction Hours
for Thursday 8:30-9:15 a.m.; 9:45-10:30 a.m.; and 1:15-4:30 p.m.

7:00—9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30-8:30 a.m. - 2017 IBEA Conference Planning Committee

7:30—8:30 a.m. - Session Three - Thursday Morning

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Using Entrepreneurship To Teach Law to Your Students
  • Voice Thread
  • The 4 Ps of Marketing: Articulation, Engagement, and Learning through Taste Test
  • Creating Engaging Learning Environments with Business Simulations
  • The Future of Jobs: What Will Survive After 2020 and Beyond?

7:30—9:00 a.m. - W!SE Certification Testing - Pre-Registration Required ($50 fee)

8:45—9:45 a.m. - IBTEC Meeting

8:45—9:45 a.m. - Session Four - Thursday Morning

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Find Your Strengths and Use Them!
  • Financially Literate, Financially W!SE!
  • Retirement Planning
  • Active Learning Lessons that Provide "Lightbulb Moments" for Your Personal Finance/Economics Class
  • Top Ten Technology Changes of 2017 for Office and Windows with Mixed Reality

9:45—10:30 a.m. - Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Area Open - No Sessions Scheduled

10:30 a.m.12:00 Noon - Welcome Opening Session & Keynote Brunch

12:15—1:45 p.m. - W!SE Certification Testing - Pre-Registration Required ($50 fee)

12:15—1:15 p.m. - Session Five - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Un-named Session by Janis Rose
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Industry Certification with Certiport
  • Valuing My Career--Teaching ROI Strategies for Gainful Employment
  • From Blank Pages to Book Completion: Strategies to Create a Fantastic Yearbook and Maintain Your Sanity
  • Ignite: Lead the Way with Everything 3D

1:15–3:45 p.m. - Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Area Open

1:30—2:30 p.m. Session Six - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Creating Career-Ready Professionals
  • Supply Chain Management: ISO (In Search of) TALENT!
  • NGPF Financial Literacy Resources
  • Utilizing Reading Strategies to Increase Learning
  • Free Online Economics and Personal Finance Learning Tools that Get Results
  • The Future of Jobs: What Will Survive After 2020 and Beyond?

2:45—3:45 p.m. Session Seven - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport MOS Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Bringing Supply Chain Management to the Classroom
  • Celebrate Accounting Day with Your Accounting Students
  • Teaching Financial Education & Entrepreneurship through Blended Learning
  • The State of Business Education in Illinois
  • A Dozen Ways Students Cheat in Your Class
  • So. Much. Tech. #AugmentedRealityLearningExperiences

2:45—3:45 p.m. - Urban Sassafras Tour

3:45—4:30 p.m. - Networking Reception & Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Open

4:30—5:45 p.m. - Awards & Scholarship Dinner

5:45—6:15 p.m. - PD Desk Open

6:00—8:00 p.m. - MJ Kellner Foodservice Tour & Supply Chain Management Presentation

6:15—7:15 p.m. - Session Eight - Thursday Evening

  • The 4 Ps of Marketing: Articulation, Engagement, and Learning Through Taste Test
  • NGPF Financial Literacy Resources
  • Creating Career-Ready Professionals
  • From Blank Pages to Book Completion: Strategies to Create a Fantastic Yearbook and Maintain Your Sanity
  • The Invisible Web

8:15—9:15 p.m. - Council of Affiliates


Friday, November 10, 2017

IBEA Conference Registration Desk Hours: 7:00-9:00 a.m.

7:00—9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30—9:00 a.m. - W!SE Certification Testing - Pre-Registration Required ($50 fee)

7:30—8:30 a.m. - Session Nine - Friday Morning

  • Using LOOKUP Tools in Excel
  • Community College Forum
  • Web-Based Accounting Practice Sets - Some are FREE!!
  • Using Reading Strategies to Increase Learning
  • Was Bill Gates Correct About the Impact of Drones?
  • Top Ten Technology Changes of 2017 for Office and Windows with Mixed Reality

8:45—10:00 a.m. - Past Presidents' Council

8:45—9:45 a.m. - Session Ten - Friday Morning

  • Creating Engaging Learning Environments with Business Simulations
  • Web-Based Accounting Practice Sets - Some are FREE!!
  • Financially Literate, Financially W!SE!
  • Leadership - How to Run an Effective Meeting
  • Casting Light on the Dark Web
  • CTRL-ALT-DELETE--"Restart" by Eliminating 80-90% of Behaviors That Eat Away Teaching/Learning Time
  • The Future of Jobs: What will Survive After 2020 and Beyond?

10:00—11:00 a.m. - Affiliate Meetings (PDs Possible)

11:00—11:30 a.m. - PD Desk Open

11:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m. - Closing Luncheon and IBEA Annual Business Meeting

1:00 p.m. - PD Desk Open Following Closing Lunch

1:30 p.m. - On the Road—Have a Safe Trip Home! See you Next Year!

1:30 p.m. - Post Conference Meetings:

  • IBEA Officers Meeting/Post Conference Wrap Up

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