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2018 CCME Annual Symposium Agenda

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom East Registration Desk
   
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CCME Information Booth
Step Forward Challenge Registration and
Mobile App Assistance

Pacific Ballroom West Registration Desk
   
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Speaker Ready Room Open
Torrey Pines 1
   

Monday, March 26, 2018

 
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom East Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 6:00 pm CCME Information Booth
Step Forward Challenge Registration and
Mobile App Assistance

Pacific Ballroom West Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Speaker Ready Room Open
Torrey Pines 1
   
8:00 am - 5:00 pm DANTES - CLOSED Meeting
Presidio 2
   
8:00 am - 5:00 pm USMC - CLOSED Meeting
Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 4
   
8:00 am - 5:00 pm US Navy - CLOSED Meeting
Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 4
   
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Coast Guard - CLOSED Meeting
Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 12
   
8:00 am - 4:00 pm ACME Meetings
       8:00 am - 8:30 am CA ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
       8:30 am - 9:00 am CO ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
       9:00 am - 9:30 am SECOME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
       9:30 am - 10:00 am COMETS - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
       10:00 am - 10:30 am FL ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
       10:30 am - 11:00 am IL ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
       11:00 am - 11:30 am IA ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
       11:30 am - 12:00 pm Mid-South ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
       1:00 pm - 1:30 pm MO ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
       1:30 pm - 2:00 pm NY ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
       2:00 pm - 2:30 pm VA ACME - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
       2:30 pm - 3:00 pm CMEWS - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
       3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ACME Presidents' Meeting - Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 2
   
8:30 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Setup
Pacific Ballroom
   
10:00 am - 11:00 am DoD Institutional Compliance Program: One Year In, How's It Been?
- Mr. Anthony Clarke, Education Program Analyst, DoD Voluntary Education Programs; Mr. Scott Flood, Manager and Mr. Nathan Dyer, Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Marriott Grand Ballroom Salons 10/11
   
11:00 am - 2:00 pm CCME 101: Newcomers' Orientation Workshop (Lunch Provided)
San Diego Ballroom
   
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm NCPACE Meeting
Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 13
   
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CCME Business Meeting - Open to All: Board election, by-laws change voting, other CCME updates
Marriott Grand Ballroom Salon 3
   
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Social Hour (Appetizers Provided)
Pacific Ballroom Foyer
   
6:00 pm Step Forward Challenge Begins
   
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CCME President's Reception: Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
(Appetizers Provided)
Pacific Ballroom
   

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

 
7:00 am - 7:45 am Continental Breakfast (Provided by CCME)
Exhibit Hall- Pacific Ballroom
   
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom East Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 6:00 pm CCME Information Booth,
Step Forward Challenge Registration and
Mobile App Assistance

Pacific Ballroom West Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
Pacific Ballroom
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am Opening Ceremony and Welcome
Mr. Lane Huber, CCME President
Ms. Darnisha Hunter, Senior Community Representative, Active Duty/Veterans Advocate, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer Office, City of San Diego
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
9:00 am - 10:15 am OSD Update
Mr. Charles (Fred) Drummond, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
Ms. Dawn Bilodeau, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education Programs; Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, Force Education and Training
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
10:15 am - 11:00 am CCME/ACME Updates
Mr. Michael Midura, CCME ACME Liaison
Ms. Kelly Wilmeth, Concurrent Sessions Chair
Ms. Joycelyn Groot, CCME Step Challenge Updates
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Opening Keynote Speaker
Command Master Chief Jason M. Tuschen
Special Warfare Operator, United States Navy
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Scholarships' and Awards' Luncheon (Lunch Provided)
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Speaker Ready Room Open
Torrey Pines 1
   
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Non-Profit Veterans' Organizations' Panel
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break (Snacks/Coffee Provided)
Exhibit Hall- Pacific Ballroom
   
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Concurrent Session #1
   
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Session #2
   
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Speakers'/ACME Presidents' Reception (By Invitation Only)
Marina Kitchen Dining Room
   

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

   
7:00 am - 7:45 am Continental Breakfast (Provided by CCME)
Exhibit Hall- Pacific Ballroom
   
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom East Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 5:00 pm CCME Information Booth,
Step Forward Challenge Registration and
Mobile App Assistance

Pacific Ballroom West Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
Pacific Ballroom
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am Keynote Speaker
Command Master Chief Jason Torey, Naval Special Warfare Advanced Training Command
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
9:15 am - 10:15 am Concurrent Session #3
   
9:30 am - 4:30 pm Speaker Ready Room Open
Torrey Pines 1
   
10:15 am - 10:45 am Break (Snacks/Coffee Provided)
Exhibit Hall- Pacific Ballroom
   
10:45 am - 11:45 am Concurrent Session #4
   
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch - On Your Own
   
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Concurrent Session #5
   
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Concurrent Session #6
   
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break (Snacks/Coffee Provided)
Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
   
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Concurrent Session #7
   
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Exhibit Hall Breakdown
Pacific Ballroom
   
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Reception (Appetizers Provided)
Marina Terrace
   

Thursday, March 29, 2018

   
7:00 am - 7:45 am Continental Breakfast (Provided by CCME)
Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
   
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration - Final
Pacific Ballroom East Registration Desk
   
7:00 am - 12:00 pm CCME Information Booth,
Step Forward Challenge Registration and
Mobile App Assistance

Pacific Ballroom West Registration Desk
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am Keynote Speaker
Mr. Remi Adeleke
Former US Navy SEAL
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
9:00 am - 9:15 am CCME Updates
Step Forward Challenge Winners Announced
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Speaker Ready Room Open
Torrey Pines 1
   
9:15 am - 10:15 am Hiring and Transition Panel
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break (Snacks/Coffee Provided)
Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
   
11:00 am - 11:30 am VA Update
Ms. Ann Richardson
Communications Lead, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration's Education Service
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
11:00 am - 11:30 am Speaker
Mr. Will Hubbard
Vice President of Government Affairs
Student Veterans of America
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch - On your own
   
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Service Chief Update - Air Force
Ms. Hildegard Buan
Chief, Air Force Voluntary Education
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Service Chief Update - Army
Ms. Pamela L. Raymer
Chief Army Continuing Education System
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Service Chief Update - Marine Corps
Mr. Daryl Patrick
Career Service Section, Marine Corps Voluntary Education Chief
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Service Chief Update - Navy
Mr. Jim Johnson
Education Strategy and Policy Branch, Voluntary Education Service Chief
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Service Chief Update - Coast Guard
Captain Richter Tipton
Chief, FORCECOM Training Division
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Closing Remarks/Adjournment
Mr. Lane Huber
Outgoing CCME President
General Session- Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm NAIMES' Meeting (By Invitation Only)
   

Friday, March 30, 2018

8:00 am - 10:00 am 2018 CCME Board Meeting (By Invitation Only)