2018 Southern Regional Conference for Learning in Retirement | August 1-3 | Huntsville, AL

AUGUST 1 – 3, 2018  |  HUNTSVILLE, AL


Wednesday - Aug 1, 2018


1:00 pm

Plenary

The Mindful Creation of Empowered Cultures
G. Richard Ambrosius, Principal, Phoenix Associates

2:30-3:30 pm

CONCURRENT 1

Volunteer Development–Beyond the Basics
Tricia Inlow-Hatcher, Director, OLLI atNCSU
Joan Hardman-Cobb, AssistantDirector, OLLI at NCSU

CONCURRENT 2

In Search of the Secret Sauce for Great LLI Teaching
Catherine Frank, Executive Director, OLLI at UNCA

CONCURRENT 3

Rock Steady for Parkinson’s Disease and Nordic Walk Your Way to Health and Fitness!
Leroy Hurt, Associate Dean, Community Engagement, UA
Carol Watts, Volunteer, UA
Carolyn Rhodes, Fitness Director, Rock Steady Boxing RC Director, Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center

CONCURRENT 4

Are We Having Fun Yet? Scheduling Activities and Events Beyond the Classroom
Janet Reville, Chair, Events Committee, OLLI at UAH
Fathia Hardy, Conference Co-Chair, AssistantDirector of Outreach and Event Management, UAH

CONCURRENT 5

Road Trip! Enhance Your Travel Program with Short Excursions
Peggy Hamner, Travel Committee Chair, OLLI at UA
Lois Strachan, Program Coordinator, OLLI at UA

3:45-4:45 pm

CONCURRENT 6

Development: Fundraising, Strategic Planning,and Marketing
John Ofenloch, Chairman, Development Committee, LearningQuest, Inc

CONCURRENT 7

Building an Instructor Support System, Piece by Piece
Michael Bahnaman, Chair, Instructor Relations Committee, OLLI at Duke University

CONCURRENT 8

We Can Disagree and Still Get Along
Brett Harris, Director, OLLI at USM

CONCURRENT 9

The Power of Ageless Communications...Taking AGE out of Marketing
G. Richard (Dick) Ambrosius, Keynote Speaker, Positive Ageing

CONCURRENT 10

Developing a Group Travel Program Which Enhances Your LLI Course Offerings and Boosts Your Budget
JoAnne Lynch, Group Sales Account Executive, Grand Circle Travel/Overseas Adventure Travel
Christopher McCarthy, Group Sales Account Executive, Grand Circle Travel/Overseas Adventure Travel

Welcome Reception

Welcome

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Dr. Deborah Barnhart, CEO and Executive Director of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Thursday - Aug 2, 2018


9:00 am

Plenary

15 Years of the Genome - From the Lab Bench to the Clinic
Dr. David Bick, HudsonAlpha Researcher
Dr. Neil Lamb, HudsonAlpha Researcher
Dr. Nick Cochran, HudsonAlpha Researcher

10:30-11:30 pm

CONCURRENT 1

Managing Volunteers: Recruiting, Orienting, Recognizing
Ara Rogers, Director, OLLI at USF

CONCURRENT 2

Where Do You Stand? Lifelong Learning Institute and Member Benchmarking Data
Steve Thaxton, Executive Director, Osher NRC
Stacey Hart, Manager of Operations, Osher NRC

CONCURRENT 3

Stronger Together: Establishing Partnerships and Branch Campuses within an OLLI Institute
Rebecca Williams, Program Manager/Interim Executive Director of Outreach, Auburn University Montgomery
Ileeia A. Cobb, Director, OLLI at Auburn University

CONCURRENT 4

Learn About Travel for Lifelong Learners
Christopher Dressler, Director, Go Learn, University of Utah
Kathleen Allen, Chair, Travel Committee, OLLI at Furman University
Heidi Wright, Program Coordinator for Enrichment, OLLI at Furman University
Raine Templeton-Bradley, Excursion Coordinator, OLLI at Clemson University
Amanda Turner, Curriculum Coordinator, OLLI at Clemson University

CONCURRENT 5

Get Your Members to Register Online and Not in Your Office
Lucy Woodhouse, CampusCE
Jacky Cohen, CampusCE

1:05-2:05 pm

CONCURRENT 6

Overhauling an OLLI: Using the Right Tools to Get the Organization Properly Aligned
Dr. Jeffery Alejandro, Program Manager, OLLI at Emory University

CONCURRENT 7

Curriculum – The Core of Lifelong Learning
Linda McAllister, Chair, Curriculum Committee, OLLI at UAH
Sue Chatham, Volunteer, Curriculum Committee, OLLI at UAH

CONCURRENT 8

Enriching Our Programs Through Diversity: Begin with the Individual Mind
Toni King, Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, OLLI at UK
Diana Lockridge, Executive Director, OLLI at UK

CONCURRENT 9

Partnerships for Program Growth
Barbara Johnston, Founding Advisory Board Member, OLLI at WKU
Cindy Ehresman, Program Manager, OLLI at WKU

CONCURRENT 10

The Key to a Successful Travel Program
Alisha Foster, Director, OLLI at HU
Christopher McCarthy, Group Sales Account Executive, Grand Circle Travel/Overseas Adventure Travel
Nicole Giuliana, Partnership Sales and Business Development, EF Go Ahead Tours

2:20-3:20 pm

CONCURRENT 11

Expanding Volunteer Opportunities to Enhance the Membership Experience
Robert Levrant, Director, OLLI at UNLV
Toniann DeSousa, Program Director, OLLI at UNLV

CONCURRENT 12

Creating Courses With a Multimedia Approach
Nancy Barnett Darnall, Volunteer, Curriculum Committee, OLLI at UAH
Rebecca Duke, Conference Co-Chair, Director, OLLI at UAH

CONCURRENT 13

Enjoy the Limitless Possibilities of Online Learning
Pamela Paustian, PhD, RHIA, LSSGB, Executive Director, UAB, Division of eLearning and Professional Studies
Samira Laouzai, Deputy Director, UAB, Division of eLearning and Professional Studies

CONCURRENT 14

Innovative Community Partnerships that Benefit All of Us
Patricia (Pat) Walker, Program Manager, OLLI at KSU

CONCURRENT 15

Moving Across the Parking Lot
Anne P. Smith, Coordinator, Bucknell Institute of Lifelong Learning

 

CampusCE Corporation

SRCLR 2019 Save the Date

 

Sponsors and Hosts:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville - College of Professional and Continuing Studies
OLLI at UAH
Platinum Sponsor:Grand Circle
Platinum Sponsor:Campus CE
Gold Sponsor:Davidson Technologies
Silver Sponsor:Road Scholar
Silver Sponsor:Odysseys
 

 

Silver Sponsor:Redstone Federal Credit Union
Silver Sponsor:Entrinsik Software
Silver Sponsor:Xenegrade Software
 

 

U.S. Space and Rocket Center
AARP
Osher National Resource Center