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> GSAE news & events Save the Date for GSAE Events in 2015 GSAE's calendar offers more than 25 hours of CAE-matched programming this year. GSAE has been approved for Preferred CAE Provider status through the CAE Commission. Our list of events is always available online at (Learn/Calendar View). Various Shared Interest Group meetings will be added throughout the year. July JUlY Aug AUGUST 8 8-11 Sep 16 Nov NovEMBER Dec DECEMBER 11 GSAE Summer IGNITE Luncheon ASAE 2015 Annual Meeting, Detroit 9 SEPTEMBER The Abit Massey Lecture Series featuring President Jere Morehead, University of Georgia GSAE Leadership Academy Applications Available Our outline for the Leadership Academy includes updated content that GSAE members identify as most critical and relevant for association professionals today. 1. The Association Ecosystem and Governance Issues 2. Strategy, Change and Decision-Making 3. Creating Member Value/Determining ROI 4. Shaping the Association Experience: Brand, Identity, Touch and Technology 5. Human Capital: Engaging Employee and Volunteer Talent 6. Leading Groups and Teams/ Conflict Management 7. Everyday Innovation and Idea Management 8. Challenges and Choices: Charting Your Professional Pathways The 2015-16 Leadership Academy will begin with a kick off retreat on Thursday and Friday, October 22-23. Apply today online at GSAE Tradeshow & Luncheon featuring economist Jeff Saut Holiday Luncheon, Awards Show, Silent Auction & Annual Business Meeting ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition ASAE Annual is THE can't-miss event of the year. Join 5,000+ of your colleagues from across the country for three full days of powerful networking, thought-provoking education sessions, and innovative business solutions August 8-11, 2015. Visit today. Editorial note: This also provides an excellent excuse to check in with our own Greg DeSandy, who is DOS at the very fancy Cobo Center now. The Power of A GSAE members Steve Echard, CAE, IOM, Tom Delany, Trace Haythorn, Gabriel Eckert, CAE, and Wendy Kavanagh, CAE visited Washington, DC for American Associations Day to advocate for vital association issues. Sessions featured briefs on timely issues like tax reform and nonprofit governance as well as a primer on getting the most out of your congressional meetings. Invitation to IGNITE GSAE GSAE is accepting proposals from our talented members to present a five minute, 15 slide IGNITE session at the July luncheon. We are especially interested in lessons learned, experiences created and other success stories from the association and supplier community. Tell us your story today. Email Wendy at with your great idea. connections 7

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Connections - Spring 2015

Message from the Chair
GSAE News & Events
New Members
Keeping Up with the Millennials
Coaching Investments in the Workforce
A Conversation with Them Young’uns
The Sandwich Generation: Juggling Family Responsibilities
The Internship Experience
GSAE Events
Destination: Meet at the Coast
Choices: Art to the Science or the Science to the Art
Index of Advertisers

Connections - Spring 2015