The 2018 Community College Futures Assembly is accepting nominations!
In a competitive process, we are accepting program nominations for the 2018 Bellwether Award application in the areas of Instructional Programs & Services (IPS), Workforce Development (WD), and Planning, Governance, & Finance (PGF). Once nominated, the program administrator will be contacted to submit a 2018 Bellwether Award application.
To submit a 2018 Bellwether Award application, click here:
2018 Futures Assembly Opening Keynote Session & Bellwether Book Award Recipients
Keynote Speakers: Jeanne Meister & Kevin Mulcahy
Jeanne Meister is Founding Partner in Future Workplace, an HR Executive Network and Research firm. She is the best selling author of four books, two books on Corporate Universities and two books on the future of work. Her most recent book is, The Future Workplace: 10 Rules For Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees This book was awarded the Silver Axiom Best Business Book Award for Human Resources professionals in 2017 and most recently the receipt of the Bellwether award, by the Community College Futures Assembly. Jeanne is also a Contributor to Forbes and her column can be found here: http://blogs.forbes.com/jeannemeister/.
Jeanne is the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award, an award given by Association For Talent Development honoring her body of work in corporate universities and future of work.
Jeanne’s books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Estonian. Jeanne is a sought after expert on the future of work having appeared in CIO, CNBC Power Lunch, CNN, Fast Company, Fox Business, Harvard Business Review, NPR, SHRM Magazine, MarketWatch, Time Magazine, The Globe and Mail, and WPIX, New York.
Jeanne was previously Vice President of Market Development at Accenture (www.accenture.com) Jeanne is a graduate of University of Connecticut and Boston University.
Jeanne lives in New York City and Columbia County, New York.
Kevin Mulcahy is Co-author of “THE FUTURE WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE”, an award winning book that presents an actionable framework for meeting today’s toughest business disruptions head on. Recognized by Axiom for the Silver Award for the best business book for human resources and by the Community College Futures Assembly for their Bellwether award, the book guides readers step-by-step through the process of recruiting top employees and building an engaged culture, providing clear rules for rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing your organization.
Kevin is the co-host of The Future Workplace Network, a US based membership community for HR executives. He regularly facilitates corporate workshops to help organizations ‘future proof’ their business and HR strategies based on the latest HR research insights.
Kevin also coaches on leadership effectiveness at the Harvard Business School and promotes entrepreneurial thought and action as an adjunct faculty member at Babson College. Previously, Kevin has served as the practice head of a research consulting firm, in several executive roles at Sprint and as the CEO of an international telecom business. He lives in Boston, MA.
2018 Community College Futures Assembly Agenda
8:30am – 5:30pm
Registration & Information
7:30am – 5:30pm
Registration & Information
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Bellwether Finalist Showcase
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Futures Assembly Opening General Session: Jeanne Meister & Kevin Mulcahy
Bellwether Awards Luncheon and Conference Closing (Ticket required)
* This tentative schedule is subject to change.
The Bellwether Awards are sponsored by NCIA, NCCET, and National Council of State Directors of Community Colleges.
Special invitation to join 2018 Annual Policy Summit on January 27–28
We invite 2018 FUTURES attendees to also consider attending the 2018 Annual Policy Summit on January 27 and 28, 2018. The policy summit will be a separate event held at the same hotel at the Hilton Walt Disney World in LAKE Buena Vista, Florida before the beginning of 2018 Community College Futures Assembly. Sponsored jointly by National Council for State Directors of Community Colleges and the Institute of Higher Education (IHE) at the University of Florida, the 2018 Annual Policy Summit provides an interactive forum of higher education leaders on the topics of recruit, retention, and success of adult learners and latest trends in adult learner policies and programs national, state, and institutional level. In relationship to the theme “Addressing the Adult Learner,” the 2018 policy summit invites state and national policymakers and researchers, adult learner centered- organizations, institutional administrators, and adult learners to come and discuss how to effectively support adult students in their educational journey.
Institute of Higher Education Research Reports
The Community College Futures Assembly and the Institute of Higher Education would like to offer you the opportunity to review our research report series addressing important educational issues and opportunities: