2016: Finding Our Way

June 9, 2016

Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences building

8:30 8:55 DPMG Annual General Meeting  
8:55 9:00 Open Address- DPMG Executive  
9:15 10:00 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mayann Francis [PDF-16kB]  
10:00 10:20


10:20 11:10 Senior Leaders Panel, Moderator: Richard Florizone
11:15 12:05 Workshop 1
Research Excellence at Dalhousie

Presenters: Nancy Hayter and an Ocean Tracking Network researcher

Professional growth and career development at Dalhousie
Presenters: Jasmine Walsh and Joanne Fraser

Aligning Operational Activities with Strategic Priorities
Presenter: Mike Drane

Supporting our diverse and ever-changing student population
Presenters: Quenta Adams and Qiuling Wu

Sustainability Tips at Work and Home

Presenter: Rochelle Owen
12:15 1:15 Lunch (Howe Hall Dining Room)  
1:25 2:15 Workshop 2
Understanding Student Success and Retention at Dalhousie University – Strategic Priority 1.1

Presenters: Anne Forrestall and Heather Doyle

Time Management and Stress Relief
Presenter: Stephen Skinner

Facilitated Networking Opportunity

Workshop 2 & 3 (double session):
Communication Conundrum: How Email, Text and Phone Calls Support Clarity, Efficiency and Strong Relationships
Presenter: Mary Jane Copps
3:15 Workshop 3
Managing Change
Presenter: Verity Turpin

Talent Management at Dalhousie
Presenter: Tracy Rands and Angela MacMaster

Campus Tour
3:25 3:55 DPMG Awards  
3:55 4:00 Prizes and Closing Remarks
4:00 5:00 End of Day Mixer

The DPMG Professional Development Committee would like to thank the organizations below for their support for the 2016 DPMG Conference.

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor:

Silver sponsor:


Bronze sponsor:


Internal Supporters: