MPI Perspective - Winter 2015 - (Page 12)

ACE - Invest in Yourself in 2015! M MPINCC's Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) is just around the corner on February 19 and if you are looking for ways to improve your career skills, this is THE place to do it! From education to networking to business opportunities, ACE offers it all. An excellent line-up of educational opportunities awaits, including: *  rofessional - New This Year! Ever wonder what global P healthcare compliance really means? All the rules and regulations can leave even a seasoned healthcare professional confused. Learn the 'tricks of the trade' with Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC, Director of Professional Development for MPI, as she moderates a panel of healthcare professionals to show us the way. *  ech - Back by Popular Demand! This year, it's double the T power with James Spellos joining forces with Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP, DES, MS, to conduct a session highlighting top tech trends that are transforming our industry. Being a professional in San Francisco, this is a topic that you can NEW THIS YEAR! SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR PLANNERS Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate Workshop Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1-5 p.m. Earn your Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate and gain a foundation in key healthcare disciplines in a condensed format. MPINCC, in partnership with MPI and Saint Louis University, is pleased to offer the accredited program the afternoon before ACE. Separate registration required. ACE attendees enjoy a $200 discount on the standard registration fee for the HMCC Workshop. 12 | P E R S P E C T I V E | REGISTER FOR ACE TODAY! Early Bird Registration ends Feb. 5. Advanced/Online Registration ends Feb. 12. Walk-in registration available. Registration Link: d/z4q6nf DOWNLOAD THE MOBILE APP Have the ACE workshop schedule, list of exhibitors, expo floor game and much more at your fingertips. Download the MPINCC app, provided by CrowdCompass, from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store (search MPINCC). never know enough about. *  egal - Returns with L a Twist! This point/ counterpoint session will put two prominent attorneys of our industry - Naomi Angel, Esq., and Steve Rudner - in a friendly fight over contract issues that will leave you wanting more. *  SR - Give Back to Your Community! Learn how to do it the C RIGHT way by hearing from local Bay Area organizations on what works and what doesn't when planning a CSR project during your conference. Workshop powered by GMIC. *  arn Continuing Education Credit! CE credits are available E for a majority of the sessions. *  lay While You Network! Don't miss Click, our Expo Floor P Game in which exhibitors will sponsor "challenges." The planner with the most points will earn a $500 cash prize. From the Show Floor to the after-party reception, this day is packed with you in mind. Interested in volunteering onsite at ACE? Please contact ACE co-chairs Stephanie Thomas (stephanie.thomas@ or Teipo Brown ( Or, if you want to volunteer with the educational workshops, please contact Special Projects co-chairs Liz Caldwell, CMP ( or Marykay Lui (  ●

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - Winter 2015

Thinking Outside the Hotel – Alternate Venues and What They Offer
Transformative Meetings: Technology Trends for 2015
ACE – Invest in Yourself in 2015!
Best Apps for Planning a Meeting in San Francisco
Editor’s Note
Take 5
President’s Message
MPI Spotlight
Index to Advertisers /

MPI Perspective - Winter 2015