MPI PHL Education Institute 2018
    Featuring Two keynote presentations, including a lunch keynote by Ava Diamond, Ava Diamond International! More information to come!


    February 21, 2018
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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    Chubb Hotel & Conference Center
    800 Ridge Pike
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    http://www.chubbconferencecenter.com

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    What is Education Institute?

    The MPI PHL Education Institute is a full-day event providing the opportunity to network and learn from industry professionals.
    CE accreditation pending; attendees are anticipated to earn 4.5 CE credits towards your CMP or CMP recertification.

    Agenda:

    Time / Event
    8:30am - 9:00am
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
     
    9:00am - 10:15am
    Breakfast Keynote:
    VARnival©:
    Hands-on with Virtual and Augmented Reality
    Presenter: James Spellos, Meeting U.
     
    10:15am - 10:30am
    Morning Break
     
    10:30am - 11:45am
    Concurrent Morning Sessions
    Gamification!
    Presenter:
    Sharon Fisher,
    The Language of AV
    For Beginners
    Presenter:
    Lynne Wellish,
    CMP, CHSE,
    Supercharge Your Career:
    Build a Superhero Resume
    Presenter:
    Dawn Rasmussen,CMP
     
    11:45am - 12:30pm
    Lunch Break
     
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Lunch Keynote:
    Extreme Engagement:
    How to Create Immersive Experiences for Maximum Impact
    Presenter: Ava Diamond, Ava Diamond International 
     
    1:45pm - 3:00pm
    Concurrent Afternoon Sessions
    Crisis Communications:
    The Most Important Tweet
    Presenter:
    Alex Plaxen,
    Achievement Now!
    Presenter:
    PPT, Videos, and Prezi -
    Who's Really Listening?
    Presenter:
    Chris Chambers,
     
    3:00pm - 3:30pm
    Afternoon Break
     
    3:30pm - 4:00pm
    30 Ideas in 30 Minutes:
    A Summary of the Day’s Key Ideas and Take-Aways
    Moderator: Nicole Benner, CMP, Blank Rome LLP
     
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
    IACC Copper Skillet Chef Competition and Cocktail Party

    Keynote:

     

    Two keynote presentations, including a breakfast keynote, “VARnival©: Hands-on with Virtual and Augmented Reality” by James Spellos, Meeting U., and a lunch keynote, “Extreme Engagement: How to Create Immersive Experiences for Maximum Impact” by Ava Diamond, Ava Diamond International

     


    Learner Outcomes:

     

    In addition to Opening and Lunch Keynote sessions, Education Institute will feature three morning and three afternoon concurrent sessions.

    Worried about missing something? You won’t want to miss the closing “30 Ideas in 30 Minutes”, where EI attendees will share key take-aways from the day’s sessions.

    Click here for more information on our sessions and our presenters.

     


    Hotel Information:

    Extend your stay! Accommodations are available at the Chubb Hotel & Conference Center. Please call 610-825-8000 and ask for reservations with regards to availability & rates.

     


    Transportation:

    If you will be taking SEPTA Regional Rail Norristown Line to Miquon, you may call 610-825-8000 and a shuttle will come to pick you up 

    Pricing:

      Early Bird
    Until 3pm
    Jan.19.18
    Regular
    After 3pm
    Jan.19.18
    Late/On-Site
    after 3pm
    Feb.20.18
    MPI Member
    Preferred and Premier
    $149 $169 $189
    Non-Member & Essential $175 $195 $215
    MPI Student / Faculty $30 $40 $50
    Non-Member Student/Faculty $50 $60 $70
    You will have the option at check-out to add an additional $10 or $20 dollars to help offset the cost for a student to attend Education Institute. 

    Look Who's Coming: 


    # Name Company
    1 Jamilah Abdullah University of Delaware Hospitality
    2 Noah Albert University of Delaware Hospitality
    3 Michael Alexander University of Delaware Hospitality
    4 Debrah Anmuth Eventive Productions,  Inc
    5 Sri Beldona University of Delaware Hospitality
    6 Nicole R Benner, CMP Blank Rome LLP
    7 Jessica Bittman University of Delaware Hospitality
    8 Jessica Bittmann, CMP Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau
    9 Meredith Brusca Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
    10 Caitlin Casey University of Pennsylvania Hospitality  Services
    11 Xipeng Chen u
    12 Hailey Coutts University of Delaware Hospitality
    13 Lauren Curtolo, CMP Jack Miller Center
    14 Emily Cyrus University of Delaware Hospitality
    15 Alexis Day University of Delaware Hospitality
    16 Catherine L Diem Hilton Worldwide
    17 Molly Dimas University of Delaware Hospitality
    18 Rachael Disabatino University of Delaware Hospitality
    19 Melissa Driggs University of Delaware Hospitality
    20 Laila Ea, CMP HMCC The SOSI  Events
    21 Sarah Farrell Mount Airy Casino Resort
    22 Paul C. Fogarty, CMP New Jersey Dept of Education
    23 Wanda Ford American Board of Internal Medicine
    24 Christina Ghani Visit Baltimore
    25 Jenny Girvin, CMP Vanguard
    26 Kristine G.P. Golden, CMP Bryn Mawr Communications Group
    27 Kathy Grau EY
    28 Erika Gutierrez University of Delaware Hospitality
    29 Gina  Harrigan Caesars Entertainment
    30 Zoe Harris-Hohne University of Delaware Hospitality
    31 Maureen Hennessey New Jersey meetings + events & Pennsylvania meetings + events
    32 Rebecca J Hochhaus Vanguard
    33 Zhijing Huang University of Delaware Hospitality
    34 Beau Isken University of Delaware Hospitality
    35 Grant Jacobson University of Delaware Hospitality
    36 Melissa Jones University of Delaware Hospitality
    37 Linda M. Jones, CMP HMCC Pennsylvania Convention Center
    38 Joshua Kaidanow University of Delaware Hospitality
    39 Sheryl Kline University of Delaware Hospitality
    40 Gwyneth Lathrop University of Delaware Hospitality
    41 Donna Laws University of Delaware Hospitality
    42 Danielle Nicole Laws, CMP HMCC American Board of Internal Medicine
    43 Samantha Lazur University of Delaware Hospitality
    44 Alyssa Lippincott Sands Bethlehem
    45 Amanda Macintyre University of Delaware Hospitality
    46 Jodi Markizon, CMP Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    47 Jasmine Mason University of Delaware Hospitality
    48 Brain Miller University of Delaware Hospitality
    49 Michael Mulski University of Delaware Hospitality
    50 Tracey Paist Iron Mountain
    51 Kathryn Persing, CMP Vanguard
    52 Holly Pyles University of Delaware Hospitality
    53 Kimberly Ragan University of Delaware Hospitality
    54 Julie Rice, CMP HMCC CTA Visit Anaheim
    55 Claudia Scalia University of Delaware - Hospitality
    56 Ilyse Shapiro Avalon Association Management
    57 Raymond F Smith, CMP Vanguard
    58 Natalie Spacco, HMCC Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc.
    59 Suzanne Stianche Discover Lehigh Valley
    60 Rebecca Streets-Montagna University of Delaware Hospitality
    61 38 Student University of Delaware Hospitality
    62 39 Student University of Delaware Hospitality
    63 40 Student University of Delaware Hospitality
    64 Gail M. Sullivan, CMP HMCC, CIS Maritz Travel
    65 William Sullivan University of Delaware - Hospitality
    66 Kelley S Thwaite, CMP Experient/KM Event Productions, LLC
    67 John Vannostran University of Delaware Hospitality
    68 Cindi Viviano University of Delaware Hospitality
    69 Austin Wedo University of Delaware Hospitality
    70 Bonnie Weiss University of Delaware Hospitality
    71 Joseph Zeigler University of Delaware Hospitality