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2020 PASAE Connections (formerly Educational Summit & Expo)
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
United States
800-233-7505

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Thursday, March 12, 2020, 8:00 AM to Friday, March 13, 2020, 1:30 PM EST
Category: Connections

2020 PASAE Connections (formerly Educational Summit & Expo)

How To Tackle Association Strategies and Challenges: Get in the Game with PASAE

March 12-13, 2020

PASAE is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) Approved Provider. You may apply for Connections educational program credits towards your CAE application or renewal for professional development requirements. This year’s Connections event has 7.25 CAE credits available.

Participants who want to apply for Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) credits from attending sessions at the Connections conference are eligible for 7.25 hours. The credit hours must fit within the nine skill domains of the Events Industry Council's CMP international standards.

You will receive a copy of the conference agenda/registration when you check-in at the event that will include all credit information. Please retain a copy of the Connections program booklet for verification of the credit hours.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

10:00 am - 6:00 pm - Host Committee FAM tour

Thursday, March 12, 2020

7:30 am - 4:00 pm - Registration Open

7:30 am - 11:30 am - Exhibitor Set-Up (President’s Hall 1-4)

8:00 am - 9:30 am - CEO Roundtable (Room 107)

10:00 am - 11:30 am - General Session (Dean’s Hall)

  • Live Entertainment - Richard Benninghoff, Magician
  • Harvey Alston - Be the B.E.S.T

11:30 am - 11:45 am - Movement Break - Over-sized Tailgating Games in Exhibit Hall (President’s Hall 1-4)

11:45 am - 1:15 pm - Expo Hall Open with Lunch (President’s Hall 1-4)

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm - Movement Break - Over-sized Tailgating Games in Exhibit Hall (President’s Hall 1-4)

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm - Micro-Learning Overview (Dean’s Hall)

(Note: The Micro-Learning Overview session with all speakers will occur in the Dean’s Hall. Please see the room assignments next to each speakers’ name for when they break into their individual sessions for the 2:30-3:15 p.m. and 3:30-4:15 p.m. segments.)

  • Joe Battista - Pragmatic Decision-Making (Room 108)
  • Bob Skelton - Association Ethics (Room 107)
  • Frank Savino - Board/Volunteer Relationships (Dean’s Hall)
  • Susan Young - Storytelling, How to Promote Your Organization, Elevator Speeches (Room 109)

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm - Break

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm - Deeper Dive Breakout (Attendees can choose between the four presenters and attend a deeper discussion on the topic)

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm - Break

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm - Deeper Dive Breakout (Attendees can choose between the four presenters and attend a deeper discussion on the topic)

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Pep Rally Networking Reception in Expo hall - Over-sized Tailgating Games in Exhibit Hall (President’s Hall 1-4)

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm - Exhibitor Break-Down (President’s Hall 1-4)

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm - Transportation to Beaver Stadium

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Tailgating Reception at Beaver Stadium

Friday, March 13, 2020

7:30 am - 11:30 am - Registration Open

7:30 am - 8:30 am – Breakfast (President’s Hall 1)

8:00 am - 9:00 am – Roundtables (President’s Hall 1)

9:00 am - 9:15 am - Movement Break

9:15 am - 10:15 am - Teambuilding Activity/Community Service Project Using Toy Donations (Dean’s Hall)

10:15 am - 10:30 am - Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am - Teambuilding and Leadership with Dr. Catherine Baumgardner, PhD, MHA, FACHE (Dean’s Hall)

11:45 am - 1:30 pm - Boxed Lunch (Deans Hall Lobby. Attendees may choose to eat/network at the Penn Stater or take their lunch with them.)

 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm - PASAE Board of Directors Meeting (Room 112)

 

 

Location: 

The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803 

Toll-free 800-233-7505
Phone 814-863-5000

 
Rates:
Guest rooms will be $129/night. 
Contact the Central Reservation department directly by February 21, 2020 at Midnight to make guestroom reservations. 1-800-233-7505 (use code: PASAE CONNECTIONS) or by going to the secure website at https://thepennstaterhotel.psu.edu (use code: PASA20A)

Attendees: Register Here

Exhibitors: Register Here