Schedule

Conference activities take place on the second floor of the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel unless otherwise noted. Click on the event name below for more details. 

  • Click here to view the meeting space map. 
  • Click here to view the exhibit hall floorplan.
  • Click here to view the speed learning session floorplan.

The conference offers professional development credit through SHRM and HRCI. Sessions offering PDCs will be marked with the seals. Available break-out sessions are linked below for each time slot or click here to view the complete list. 

Monday, June 25, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Conference Registration & Information Desk Open Registration Desk
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hospitality Suite 
Lounge open for raffle prize drop-off, Dine for a Cause coupon pick-up & committee information.

Regency Ballroom Foyer 
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Exhibitor Set-Up
8:15-10:30 AM Intro videos recorded
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Intro videos recorded

Regency Ballroom
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Pre-Conference Workshop
(Registration Required)
Lake Fairfax 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EACE Leadership Training
(2018-2019 Committee Co-Chairs & Board Members Only)

Lake Thoreau
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Opening Welcome & Lunch Grand Ballroom DEFG
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Selingo
Hosted by Symplicity
Grand Ballroom DEFG
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Break-Out Sessions 1 Grand Ballroom A, Grand Ballroom C, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax, Lake Thoreau
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Exhibitor Showcase Event & Dessert Bar
Keynote speaker book signing
Regency Ballroom
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Break-Out Sessions 2 Grand Ballroom A, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax, Lake Thoreau
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM President's Networking Reception Grand Ballroom Foyer
 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Dine for a Cause / Dinner on Your Own View local participating restaurants
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Morning Energizer Activity: Yoga Grand Ballroom B
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Conference Registration & Information Desk Open Registration Desk

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hospitality Suite
Lounge open for snacks & beverages, raffle prize drop-off, Dine for a Cause coupon pick-up & committee information.

Regency Ballroom Foyer 

(Entrance through Exhibit Hall)
8:15 AM -  9:15 AM Newcomer's Breakfast 
(Invitation Required)
Grand Ballroom D
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM General Breakfast with the Exhibitors Grand Ballroom EFG
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Break-Out Sessions 3 Grand Ballroom C, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Community Service Lunch Assembly
(Sign-up Required)
Reston Room
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Exhibitor Networking Coffee Break Regency Ballroom
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Professional Photo Station Open Regency Ballroom
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Break-Out Sessions 4 Grand Ballroom C, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax, Lake Thoreau
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Awards Luncheon
Hosted by Wix
Grand Ballroom DEFG
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Break-Out Sessions 5 Grand Ballroom A, Grand Ballroom C, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax, Lake Thoreau
1:45 PM - 4:00 PM Chief Career Services Officers (CCSO) Forum Grand Ballroom A
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Professional Photo Station Open Regency Ballroom
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Break-Out Sessions 6 Grand Ballroom C, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax, Lake Thoreau
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Exhibitor Networking Coffee Break Regency Ballroom
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Exhibitor Break-Down Regency Ballroom
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Break-Out Sessions 7 Grand Ballroom A, Lake Audubon, Lake Anne, Lake Fairfax, Lake Thoreau
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Dine for a Cause / Dinner on Your Own View local participating restaurants

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Entertainment Night:
Hypnotizing America with Tim Miller Show
Reception, Dancing and DJ
Sponsored by Enterprise


Grand Ballroom D
Grand Ballroom ABC
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Conference Registration & Information Desk Open Registration Desk

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hospitality Suite 
Grab snacks on the go following the Closing Raffles.

Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Speed Learning Sessions Grand Ballroom D
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Employer Benchmarking Roundtable Grand Ballroom C
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Business Brunch Grand Ballroom D
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Mega Session: The Future of Recruiting is Now!
& Closing Raffle
Grand Ballroom D

College members, are you looking to strengthen or build relationships with top employers? Extend your stay and join us for these local employer site visits! This favorite EACE program provides the exclusive opportunity for our members to visit top employers to explore career pathways, learn current recruiting processes, uncover internship options and discover potential partnerships.

Professional Exchange is FREE and only open to EACE college professional members. Registration for for Summer 2018 site visits, including the visits below, opens HERE on May 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT. Space is limited, so mark your calendar! Transportation is not provided.

 
Wednesday, June 27 1:30 - 3:00 PM
MAXIMUS Corporate Headquarters | Reston, Virginia

With a focus on more effective and efficient government programs, MAXIMUS has operated under our founding mission of "Helping Government Serve the People"‚Äč since 1975. Our 16,000+ professionals deliver high-quality business process and technology solutions, as well as specialized consulting services for government agencies across North America, Australia, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. Together, we offer better solutions that lead to better lives for participants of health, welfare-to-work, and child support programs.

Join us to learn about career opportunities for your students with MAXIMUS, a professional services firm focused on public healthcare and social services solutions for government agencies domestic and worldwide. We will use this time to:

  • Get an Overview about MAXIMUS
  • Learn about the recruiting process
  • Talk with Executives and employees about their roles and responsibilities


Thursday, June 28 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Symplicity Corporation | Arlington, Virginia

There's a reason why 1,300+ career centers worldwide and 400,000 active recruiters use Symplicity to connect students and recruiters. CSM by Symplicity is the industry-standard because of its robustness and configurability, allowing career centers of all sizes and types maximum flexibility for their specific workflows while connecting recruiters to the largest network of entry-level talent.

Join us at Symplicity HQ for brunch and entertainment on our rooftop overlooking the DC skyline. CEO Matt Small and VP of People Mel Hennigan will lead a discussion on current recruiting trends in today’s entry-level job market, and how Symplicity promotes a culture of collaboration, openness and inclusion. *Stay for optional training session with CSM experts from 1-5pm