HANDSHAKE USER CONFERENCE

June 5-6, 2017 - Hosted at UNLV

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Checklist for a Successful User Conference

UNLV Student Union

4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

June 5-6, 2017

Free two-day user conference prior to NACE

Interactive Training

Hands-on user training and best practice sharing - bring your laptop

Why Should You Attend?

Meet industry leaders like our conference facilitators who bring innovative ideas and their valuable experience into Handshake and our vision. Furthermore, join us and our selective group of schools to embark in a rich learning experience where we will connect and work with each other to share best practices and build the future of Handshake.

Russ Coughenour

The University of South Florida

Kevin Grubb

Villanova University

 

Jeanne-Marie Ryan

Davidson College

James Jackson

University of Chicago

Analytics

Experience Handshake's new reporting and analytics tool and learn to create your own reports

Appointments

Learn how to effectively use the appointment scheduling tools and calendar sync options

ERM

Increase your employer relationship management capabilities and partnerships

Segmentation

Improve your skills in creating targeted outreach campaigns and student communications

Fake Presenters Include

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Day One Schedule

Join us on the first day of the conference to learn more about Handhsake’s mission, goals, and values. You will also have the opportunity to learn best pr actices from our diverse list of schools that will be presenting and to network and connect with other distinguished attendees at our School Appreciation Party.

June 5th

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and get ready to learn everything about Handshake!

Registration

8:00 - 9:30 AM

UNLV Ballroom

Handshake and our MCs will welcome everyone to our conference. Also, meet Garrett Lord, Handshake’s CEO, to on Handshake’s journey and our vision for the future. 

UNLV Ballroom

15 Minute Break

Join us for our 2017 Handshake School Appreciation Party at the UNLV Ballroom & Balcony for a cocktail reception with heavy hors-d'oeuvres and opportunity for more networking and socializing.

ATTENDEES INCLUDE

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Checklist for a Successful User Conference

Conference Code of Conduct

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Conference Kickoff & Handshake’s CEO Keynote

9:30 - 10:45 AM

Connect and meet other schools in the Handshake network to share best practices and learn more about each other’s experiences.

UNLV Ballroom

Networking Lunch

12:05 - 1:25 PM

Take this chance to dive into any topic of your interest through our wide range of presentation topics led by our amazing Handshake schools.

 

Breakout Room List

Customer-led Sessions Part 1

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Customer-led Sessions Part 2

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Learn more (from first-hand experience!) about diverse Handshake topics and best practices with our distinguished list of Handshake school presenters.  

Breakout Room List

Monday Night Party

Code 2040 Keynote

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - UNLV Ballroom

Wrap Day 1

4:30 - 4:45 PM

Debrief, learn more details about, and prepare for our School Appreciation Party!

UNLV Ballroom

What You Will Learn?

Join us for our 2017 Handshake School Appreciation Party at the UNLV Ballroom & Balcony for a cocktail reception with heavy orsd'oeuvres and opportunity for more networking and socializing.

UNLV Ballroom & Balcony

School Appreciation Party

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Schedule of Events

Following are highlights of our 2016 Conference Agenda

June 6th

Meet your peer network and the Handshake community over lunch and conference kick-off event.

Networking Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Select training sessions based on your interests and needs and learn from our experienced professionals and your peers.  Bringing your laptop is optional.

June 7th

Interactive Training Sessions

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Experience Chicago nightlife and skyline views aboard this dinner cruise.  Dancing shoes are optional!

Dinner Cruise & Party

6:30 - 9:30 PM

Enjoy your breakfast while participating in our interactive User Showcase.  Visit booths hosted by clients and Handshake trainers to receive tips and ideas specific to your interests.

Wrap-up Session

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakfast & User Showcase

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Learn more about Handshake's product roadmap for Fall 2016 and share your innovative ideas for helping us add even more value for users.

DePaul University Career Services Open House

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Networking Lunch

12:00  - 1:00 PM

Enjoy networking with Handshake team members & career services professionals at Pazzo's Italian Restaurant, adjacent to the DePaul Conference Center.

This session is provided for individuals unable to participate in the full conference due to capacity limitations.  

1:30 - 4:00 PM

The interactive training will be same as that provided on Monday from 1-3 PM and include insight into Handshake's product roadmap.

OVERFLOW TRAINING

Day Two Schedule

Join us on the second day of our 2017 User Conference to learn more in detail about our product roadmap and to expand your knowledge and become an expert on the diverse topics that our Handshake team will be presenting.

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and enjoy connecting with other schools during breakfast.

Networking Breakfast

8:00 - 9:30 AM

UNLV Ballroom

Review our Product Roadmap with the Handshake Leadership Team!

UNLV Ballroom

Day 2 Kickoff & Handshake Roadmap and Q&A

9:30 - 11:00AM

Join our Handshake speakers on the topic of your interest for our Handshake-led deep dive sessions of 40 minutes each. Note: Each session will be conducted twice so you may attend two.

Breakout Rooms 2 11:50 -12:25Breakout Rooms 1 11:05 -11:45

Handshake-led Sessions 1 & 2

11:05 - 12:25 PM

Stay in touch, connect with other schools! Take this instance to strengthen your Handshake school bonds and create plans to support and work with each other in the near future.

UNLV Ballroom

Farewell

1:30-1:45 PM

Join us for our final message with key takeaway from this conference. Then safe travels and we will see you next year!

UNLV Ballroom

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Day Two Schedule

Following are highlights of our 2017 Conference Agenda

June 6th

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and get ready to learn everything about Handshake!

Registration

18:00 - 9:30 AM

Handshake and our MCs will welcome everyone to our conference. Also, Meet Garrett Lord, Handshake’s CEO, to on Handshake’s journey and our vision for the future. 

June 6th

Conference Kickoff & Handshake’s CEO Keynote

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Connect and meet other schools in the Handshake network to share best practices and learn more about each other’s experiences.

Networking Lunch

6:30 - 9:30 PM

Take this chance to dive into any topic of your interest through our wide range of presentation topics led by our amazing Handshake schools.

Customer-led Breakout Sessions Part 2

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Customer-led Breakout Sessions Part 2

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Learn more (from first hand experience!) about diverse Handshake topics and best practices with our distinguished list of Handshake school presenters.

Code 2040 Keynote

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Wrap Day 1

12:00  - 1:00 PM

Debrief, learn more details about, and prepare for our School Appreciation Party!

1:30 - 4:00 PM

Join us for our 2017 Handshake School Appreciation Party at the Barrick Art Museum for a cocktail reception with heavy ors d'oeuvres and opportunity for more networking and socializing.

School Appreciation Party

Day One Schedule

Join us on the first day of the conference to learn more about Handshake’s mission, goals, and values. You will also have the opportunity to learn best practices from our diverse list of schools that will be presenting and to network and connect with other distinguished attendees at our School Appreciation Party.

June 5th

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and get ready to learn everything about Handshake!

Registration

8:00 - 9:30 AM

UNLV Ballroom

Handshake and our MCs will welcome everyone to our conference. Also, meet Garrett Lord, Handshake’s CEO, to on Handshake’s journey and our vision for the future. 

Conference Kickoff & Handshake’s CEO Keynote

9:30 - 10:45 AM

UNLV Ballroom

Connect and meet other schools in the Handshake network to share best practices and learn more about each other’s experiences.

Networking Lunch

12:05 - 1:25 PM

UNLV Ballroom

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Learn more (from first hand experience!) about diverse Handshake topics and best practices with our distinguished list of Handshake school presenters. 

Customer-led Sessions Part 2

Breakout Room List

Code 2040 Keynote in UNLV Ballroom

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wrap Day 1

4:30 - 4:45 PM

Debrief, learn more details about, and prepare for our School Appreciation Party!

UNLV Ballroom

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Join us for our 2017 Handshake School Appreciation Party at the UNLV Ballroom & Balcony for a cocktail reception with heavy ors d'oeuvres and opportunity for more networking and socializing.

School Appreciation Party

UNLV Ballroom & Balcony

Day Two Schedule

Following are highlights of our 2017 Conference Agenda

June 6th

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and get ready to learn everything about Handshake!

Registration

8:00 - 9:30 AM

Review our Product Roadmap with the Handshake Leadership Team!

Short Break

Day 2 Kickoff & Handshake Roadmap and Q&A

8:45 - 11:00AM

Take this chance to dive into any topic of your interest through our wide range of presentation topics led by our amazing Handshake schools.

Customer-led Sessions Part 1

6:30 - 9:30 PM

Stay in touch, connect with other schools! Take this instance to strengthen your Handshake school bonds and create plans to support and work with each other in the near future.

Farewell

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Join us for our final message with key takeaway from this conference. Then safe travels and we will see you next year!

Code 2040 Keynote

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Wrap Day 1

12:00  - 1:00 PM

Debrief, learn more details about, and prepare for our School Appreciation Party!

1:30 - 4:00 PM

Join us for our 2017 Handshake School Appreciation Party at the Barrick Art Museum for a cocktail reception with heavy ors d'oeuvres and opportunity for more networking and socializing.

School Appreciation Party

Day Two Schedule

Following are highlights of our 2017 Conference Agenda

June 6th

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and get ready to learn everything about Handshake!

Registration

8:00 - 9:30 AM

Review our Product Roadmap with the Handshake Leadership Team!

Short Break

Day 2 Kickoff & Handshake Roadmap and Q&A

8:45 - 11:00AM

Take this chance to dive into any topic of your interest through our wide range of presentation topics led by our amazing Handshake schools.

Customer-led Sessions Part 1

6:30 - 9:30 PM

Stay in touch, connect with other schools! Take this instance to strengthen your Handshake school bonds and create plans to support and work with each other in the near future.

Farewell

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Join us for our final message with key takeaway from this conference. Then safe travels and we will see you next year!

Code 2040 Keynote

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Wrap Day 1

12:00  - 1:00 PM

Debrief, learn more details about, and prepare for our School Appreciation Party!

1:30 - 4:00 PM

Join us for our 2017 Handshake School Appreciation Party at the Barrick Art Museum for a cocktail reception with heavy ors d'oeuvres and opportunity for more networking and socializing.

School Appreciation Party

Day Two Schedule

Join us on the second day of our 2017 User Conference to learn more in detail about our product roadmap and to expand your knowledge and become an expert on the diverse topics that our Handshake team will be presenting.

June 6th

Meet the Handshake Team at our registration tables and enjoy connecting with other schools during breakfast.

Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:00 - 9:30 AM

UNLV Ballroom

Review our Product Roadmap with the Handshake Leadership Team!

Day 2 Kickoff & Handshake Roadmap and Q&A

9:30 - 11:00 AM

UNLV Ballroom

Join our Handshake speakers on the topic of your interest for our Handshake-led deep dive sessions of 40 minutes each. Note: Each session will be conducted twice so you may attend two.

Handshake-Led Sessions 1 & 2

11:05 - 12:25 PM

11:05 -11:45 Room List11:50 -12:25 Room List

Stay in touch, connect with other schools! Take this instance to strengthen your Handshake school bonds and create plans to support and work with each other in the near future.

UNLV Ballroom

Networking Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Farewell

1:30 AM - 1:45 PM

Learn more about Handshake's product roadmap for Fall 2016 and share your innovative ideas for helping us add even more value for users.

UNLV Ballroom

Networking Lunch

Networking Lunch

June 6th

Food

Breakfast & Lunch will be provided. Cocktail party on Monday at the UNLV Ballroom & Balcony

Free Bally's Shuttle

7:30-9:30am Pickup Mon/Tues AM
5:15pm-7:15pm Monday Drop-off
1:30-3:30pm Tuesday Drop-off

Shuttle Map Here

Lyft or Taxi

Tell Lyft or your taxi to take you to the UNLV Student Union at 4505 South Maryland Parkway

UNLV Parking

If you're not taking a taxi, Lyft or free shuttle from Bally's, view the parking map below

What You Should Know?

Parking Map

1:30- 3:00 PM

Take this chance to dive into any topic of your interest through our wide range of presentation topics led by our amazing Handshake schools

Customer-led Sessions Part 1

Breakout Room List

15 Minute Break

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