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2016 EACE Pre-Conference Workshops
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Pre-Conference workshops will be held on June 22, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This year we have TWO exciting workshops to choose from!

These workshops can be added as an additional ticket when you register for the conference, as pre-registration is required.

Ticket prices are $55 for EACE members and $75 for nonmembers.

Breakfast will be included.

Building the Future: From Best Practices to Next Practices in Career Services

Let's face  it, finding time to create and implement  new ideas is hard. Even when we want to develop new and exciting initiatives, the pace of our everyday work can make it hard to find the time to really examine and create! You're ready to move from "best practices" to "next practices," but need structure and time to explore. If this sounds  familiar,  then this  pre-conference  deep dive  is for you.  


Over the course of the workshop, we will warm up our creativity, take time to consider the needs of our stakeholders, generate ideas to help solve their problems, consult with peers to gather feedback  and input, develop those ideas into solutions and share them with each other to inspire and motivate. Along the way, participants will be introduced to a variety of tools and  techniques  to  help spur creativity and advancing  the field.


Gary Alan Miller

Executive Director

Hofstra University


Gary Alan Miller, 20-year veteran of higher education, currently serves as Executive Director of the Career Center at Hofstra University.  He is the former Assistant Director for Social Media and Innovation with University Career Services and Senior Assistant Dean with Academic Advising at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


Gary has provided keynote, plenary and breakout sessions at EACE, NCACE, SCACE, GACE, and MCEEA, as well as a pre-conference session and multiple breakout sessions NACE.  In October 2009 he gave one of the earliest career services association keynotes on the use of social media in career development for NCCDA.  In 2013, Gary co-founded with Ray Angle the Innovation Forum for Career Services.


He was a finalist for the 2013 National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Innovation Excellence Award in Research for a study completed with his UNC colleague Katherine Nobles in 2012 on career center innovation.  Resultantly, the pair contributed a chapter in Leadership in Career Services:  Voices From the Field (2013, Contomanolis and Steinfeld).  In 2015, Gary and Katherine published an eBook titled Collaboration in Career Services.





Recruiter's Innovation Boot Camp: Supercharge Your Talent Strategies for the 21st Century

Our society is evolving. How we attract and identify talent is evolving. Are you using revolutionary and innovative tactics to identify talent? If you answered YES, great! More knowledge is POWER! Join the interactive conversation and learn ‘without a box thinking’ strategies to maximize your recruitment initiatives, external and internal professional organizations, universities and passive talent sourcing. 


You will discover and be empowered to:

  • Innovate hiring initiatives to help boost employment branding.
  • Learn the best ways to leverage external professional organizations to identify top diverse talent.
  • How to revitalize and reinvent talent acquisition for business alignment.
  • Ask Kim!

Kimberly S. Reed has helped recruiters and hiring managers improve their recruitment capabilities through innovative and practical, custom built training for some of today’s leading organizations. 

Kimberly S. Reed, CDP


Diversity & Inclusion Strategist|Speaker|CEO Trainer & Coach|Leadership Development|Recruitment Consultant

  1. Reed Development Group LLC

  2. Ascendant Group -Strategic Branding For Leaders


Kimberly is an innovative specialist in the art of leadership and professional development, strategy, and interpersonal skills. These attributes are in the DNA of all that she delivers and achieves. Kimberly's unique approach, creativity and influence have positioned her to successfully deliver diversity and inclusion, highly impact training and development programs, talent management, and business results the last 15 years of her progressive career.

Kimberly has earned a reputation as one of the most dynamic speakers and trainers. Reed ignites audiences internationally on topics ranging from entrepreneurial leadership, leadership, professional and personal development, diversity & inclusion, personal resiliency and presentation skills. Also, she is a regular speaker and lecturer at the Wharton Business School’s and Villanova University’s LEAD Programs, Executive 50, Temple University, Howard University’s Leadership Programs, national professional organizations and Sharon Baptist Bible Institute. In February 2013, Reed made her co-host debut on Voice of America’s weekly radio show “Wealth Solutions for the 99%”that is committed to “pay it forward” and providing entrepreneurs and professionals with business and life tools that will revolutionize their businesses. The show’s reach is over 2 ½ million listeners. Kimberly is very active serving on several boards and was appointed to the Howard University School of Business, Center for Accounting Education Advisory Board. Kimberly has received numerous awards and accolades for her innovation, commitment, and leadership.She is also highly-sought as a consultant, speaker, moderator and panelist for her expertise. 






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