SEC B-School Conference

SEC B-School Conference 2018

The SEC B-School Conference 2018 will be hosted by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business in Gainesville, Florida.


August 1-3, 2018

Warrington College of Business
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Hotel

AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown
151 NW 14th St., Gainesville FL
149.00 USD/night

Last day to book is July 11, 2018

Survey

Please have one person at your college fill out the survey.

Questions?

Please contact Alison Law at alison.law@warrington.ufl.edu or 352-246-6078, or Erin Hodge at erin.hodge@warrington.ufl.edu or 352-665-1779.


Agenda

WednesdayAugust 1st
3:45Meet in AC Hotel Lobby and group will walk over to campus together
4:00Optional – UF Athletics Tour
5:30 – 6:30Cocktail Hour – Blue Gill Quality Foods – Dutch Treat (location & parking information)
6:30 – 8:30Dinner – Blue Gill Quality Foods – Dutch Treat (location & parking information)
ThursdayAugust 2nd – Hough Hall
6:30 – 8:00Continental Breakfast at Hotel
8:15Group departs from hotel and walks to Warrington College of Business
8:30 – 9:00Welcome
9:00 – 9:30Go Greater Campaign Overview
9:30 – 10:15Session 1 – Conversation with Dean Kraft
10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 11:15Session 2 – Meaningful Engagement, Beyond Events
11:15 – 12:00Tour and Group Photo
12:00 – 1:15Lunch
1:30 – 2:15Session 3 – Partnering with Academic Unit Heads and Faculty
2:15 – 2:30Break
2:30 – 3:15Breakout Groups: Session 1

  • Building a Strong Portfolio
  • Corporate Relations: Partnering with Career Services
  • Talent Management & Talent Reviews
  • Communications Discussion
3:20 – 4:05Breakout Groups: Session 2

  • Concept Papers & Proposals
  • Alumni Affairs & Annual Giving Best Practices
  • Corporate Relations: Cross Campus Collaboration
  • Communications Discussion cont.
  • Senior DO/Unit Leaders Discussion
4:10 – 5:00Breakout Groups: Session 3

  • Unique & Impactful Stewardship
  • Partnering with Athletics
  • Corporate Relations: Best Practices
  • Senior DO/Unit Leaders Discussion cont.
6:00 – 7:00Cocktail Hour with Local Band – The Wooly (20 N. Main Street)

Parking is limited at the Wooly. It is recommended to Uber, or to park at Well’s Fargo (104 N. Main Street) for a $5 parking fee. The City of Gainesville also offers parking information at gvilleparking.com for garages, lots and on-street options.
7:00 – 9:00Dinner – The Wooly (20 N. Main Street)

See parking information above
FridayAugust 3rd – Heavener Hall
6:30 – 8:30Continental Breakfast at Hotel
8:30Group departs from hotel and walks to Warrington College of Business
8:45 – 9:00Recap/Other items
9:00 – 10:00Session 4 – Gift Planning & Blended Gifts
10:00 – 11:30Session 5 – SEC Leadership Panel and Open Discussion, Topics including:

  • Goal Setting
  • Establishing Funding Priorities
  • Unique Stewardship
  • Motivating your team
  • Alumni Engagement & Board Management
11:30 – 12:00Conference Wrap Up
12:00 – 1:00Boxed Lunches