Please join us for our 2013 Annual Fall Symposium, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at One Century Place Conference Center! You can register online; more details below.
Our Annual Fall Symposium is the highlight of TN-ASPA’s year, providing regional public and nonprofit professionals as well as faculty and students in related fields with a full day of relevant programming on current topics in public service.
The 2013 Symposium on the theme “The Workforce of the Future” will take place on Thursday, December 12 at the One Century Place Conference Center in Nashville (map; directions), near the airport. We have planned an exciting and varied line-up of speakers and topics. Please take a moment to register in advance if you plan to attend, and pay before December 1 to obtain the early bird rate. Your registration includes continental breakfast and the Awards Luncheon; a vegetarian option will be available. As in years past, NASBA CPE credits will be offered.
Again this year, a poster session with anticipated participation by practitioners, academics and students will be included in the day’s events – please read the 2013 Call for Poster Presentations – a brief form including a 500-word abstract describing the proposed poster is due by November 22
15 (note extended deadline!) as described in the call. Those whose poster proposals are accepted are expected to register and pay for conference attendance. Poster proposals are welcomed in three areas: 1) Human Resource Management, Planning and Development; 2) Organizational Development; and 3) General Public Administration. If you are interested in participating and would like to receive updates about the poster process or if you have any questions, please email Dr. Ann-Marie Rizzo at email@example.com
Rates for this full-day symposium, including continental breakfast and luncheon, are:
- By Dec. 1 | ASPA members – $85; Non-members – $95; Students – $55
- After Dec. 1 | ASPA members – $90; Non-members – $100; Students – $65
Students should bring student ID to the symposium.
Registration is open – please complete the registration form. After registering you can pay online through PayPal at bottom of the registration page. If you are not paying at this time, but plan to attend, we still ask that you complete the registration form to aid in planning.
If you have any questions, please contact TN-ASPA President Connie Calloway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kim Carpenter Drake, Vice President at the Center for Nonprofit Management
- Rebecca R. Hunter, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Human Resources, will speak on “The TEAM Act and Beyond”
2013 Panels – panelists are added as confirmed.
- Linking the Academy and the Workplace: Collaborative Innovations
- Nancy Eisenbrandt, Chief Operations Officer, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
- Michael Harris, Dean and Professor, College of Public Service and Urban Affairs, Tennessee State University
- Paul Haynes, Executive Director, Nashville Career Advancement Center/Middle Tennessee Workforce Investment Board
- Kenyatta Lovett, Executive Director of Community College Initiatives, Tennessee Board of Regents
- Ann-Marie Rizzo, Professor, Department of Public Administration, Tennessee State University (moderator)
- Specialized Workforce Development
- Yuri Cunza, President & CEO, Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Amy M. Gonzalez, State Director of Employment and Day Services, Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
- Michael Montgomery, Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, Tennessee State University (panelist and moderator)
- Dale Warf, Employment Specialist, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Division, Nashville VA Regional Office
- The Match Game that Really Counts: Person/Organizational Fit through Training
- Macel Ely, MTAS Training Program Manager, Municipal Technical Advisory Service
- Dirk Essary, Human Resources Manager, Department of Human Resources, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
- Trish Holliday, Chief Learning Officer, State of Tennessee
- Nneka Norman-Gordon, Higher Education Resource Officer, Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (moderator)
- Urban-Suburban-Rural: Comparing and Contrasting the Geographic Differences of Work
- Brittany Irby, Education and Outreach Specialist, Center for Nonprofit Management
- Dennis Lawson, Human Resources Analyst 3, Department of Human Resources, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
- John M. Townsend, Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce Development, Community Colleges Office, Tennessee Board of Regents
- Kimberly L. Triplett, Assistant Professor, Urban Studies Program, Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Urban Professions,Tennessee State University (moderator)
- Please be sure to park in the Conference Center Parking Area, not the “Visitor Parking” area, which is for building tenants. Thank you!
- Directions to One Century Place Conference Center
- Google Map to One Century Place Conference Center
- Conference center website
NASBA CPE credits
Learning Objective: provide attendees with overview of current and developing trends in public and non-profit administration
Delivery Method: group-live
Program Level: overview
Prerequisites: no prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: no advanced preparation required
Earn: 8 CPE credits (attendance for the entire program is required to earn 8 credits)TN-ASPA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org.