Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
Ames, Iowa

September 27, 2022

A professional development opportunity for our campus and county office professionals

Sep 26
2:00-6:00 pm Pre-Conference-Tour and Reception

2:00 pm Participants Arrive – Park in Reiman Gardens Parking Lot and walk to Sukup End Zone
2:15 -2:45 pm – Tour Sukup End Zone
2:55 pm – Depart Sukup to campus
3:00–3:15 pm – Driving Tour of the ISU Campus
3:15 – 4:30 pm – Memorial Union and Farm House Tour
4:30 – 6:00 pm – Reception at Reiman Gardens

Sep 27
7:45 - 8:30 a.m. Registration

Outside North Prairie room

7:45 - 8:30 a.m. Professional Photos (*pre-registration required)

8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Keynote

Welcome, Katie Hart & Lauren Nerad, Conference Co-chairs

Keynote Address: Journey to Better – Take the Keys and Unlock the Potential of Every Day! Aaron Putze, Speaker, Author, Work Life Coach

Andrea Nelson, Assistant Vice President, ISU Extension and Outreach

North Prairie room

9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Learning Fair

Stretch your legs while browsing through the various displays and networking with your peers.

South Prairie Room

10:25 - 11:15 a.m. Workshop #1

(See Workshop Tab)

11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Workshop #2

(See Workshop Tab)

12:15 - 1:10 p.m. Lunch

Central Prairie room

1:20 - 2:10 p.m. Workshop #3

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2:15- 2:45 p.m. General Session

Panel: OA Anonymous
Krista Lukins, Ida County; Lora Wright, Sac County; Dianne Dirks, Pocahontas County; Sara Jane Sims, Mahaska County

Calling all office professionals! You are not alone as the office professional. Come to this session and let us introduce you to other office professionals so we can learn from one another and find answers to any questions you may have regarding your office profession. Interact with our panel and other OAs who may have ideas that will work for you.

North Prairie room


2:45- 3:15 p.m. Closing session and door prizes

North Prairie room