Registration is now open for the university’s All-Staff Conference, “UNL Connects: Powering Development and Innovation,” to be held in person May 24-25 at Hawks Hall. The conference features speakers and over 26 staff presentations focused on attendee development personally, professionally and as a community, networking, collaborating and exploring technology.
A virtual pre-conference workshop will be offered on at 2 p.m. May 23. This session will inform attendees on how to create a professional development plan that will help them explore, grow and succeed.
Registration for this pre-conference workshop is available within the All-Staff Conference registration.
The conference agenda overview includes:
- 8 a.m. — Registration at Hawks Hall
- 9 a.m. — Welcome from Chancellor Ronnie Green
- 9:15 a.m. — Opening Plenary Session with Stuart Chittenden
- 10:15 a.m. — Breakout Sessions
- Noon — Lunch
- 1:30 p.m. — Breakout Sessions
- 3:15 p.m. — Solutions Showcase
- 8:30 a.m. — Registration at Hawks Hall
- 9 a.m. — Breakout Sessions
- 11 a.m. — Closing Plenary Session with Stuart Chittenden
The conference keynote speaker is Stuart Chittenden (he/him/his), a British ex-pat that now calls Omaha home. Formerly, a London-based lawyer and an Omaha brand consultant, Stuart is the founder of Squishtalks, which designs and delivers conversation programs for corporate and non-profit organizations, for public and community purposes.
Conference breakout sessions have been created by and will be facilitated by University of Nebraska–Lincoln staff and faculty. The conference will wrap up the first day (May 24) with a solutions showcase featuring invited speakers and university groups and units who will provide information on projects, resources and services.
This conference is free for University of Nebraska–Lincoln staff, however, registration is required.
Volunteers are needed to serve as room hosts, session moderators and facilitators. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about the All-Staff Conference agenda here.