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The Second Annual Bay to Bay Learning Symposium

Teaching and Learning for the Workplace of Tomorrow

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Friday February 10, 2017

9:00am – 4:00pm

USFSP University Student Center Ballroom

Event Summary

The goal of the 2nd Annual USFSP Bay-to-Bay Learning Symposium is to highlight the collaboration, communication, and technology skills that our graduating students will need to succeed in the workplace of tomorrow. The event will include active learning exercises to demonstrate how to incorporate and interweave these important success skills while teaching core content.

Event Features

  •      Technology Petting Zoo
  •      Interactive Workshop
  •      Lunch Buffet
  •      Keynote Session
  •      Book Signing
  •      Faculty Reception

Keynote Speaker

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Seth Mattison

Seth Mattison is an internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. As Founder and Chief Movement Officer of Future Sight Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brand and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work. His ideas have been featured in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and The Globe. He was named one of the “Editors’ Picks For Favorite Speakers for 2013,” by MeetingsNet and has been called one of the most dynamic young speakers on the circuit today.

Seth’s presentations bring an entirely unexpected perspective on the future of work, talent, innovation, and the power of relationships. With a passion for helping to create greater understanding and collaboration in today’s workplace, Seth offers participants actionable content that can immediately impact business performance.

With his finger on the pulse of today’s changing workforce, Seth blends storytelling from his own personal experience working with category leading brands while leveraging cutting edge research to develop fresh perspectives on the key strategic issues most relevant for today’s leaders. Over the past 5 years Seth has shared his insight with thousands of business leaders around the world and has received accolades from many of the world’s best brands including: MasterCard, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, AT&T, PepsiCo, GE Energy, Prudential Real Estate, Cisco, State Farm, Merrill Lynch, Dow, Disney, and Deloitte.

Featured Facilitators

phillip wagner

Phillip Wagner

Dr. Phillip Wagner is the Core Curriculum Coordinator, Chief Morale Officer, and an Instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. As a teacher, researcher, and administrator, Phillip is passionately committed to creating safe, inclusive, and creative learning spaces for all.

Ticket Information

Limited seating is available. Tickets are free for USFSP Faculty, Students and Staff. Tickets for individuals from other USF campuses and the community are $20.00 each.

Please email or to reserve your tickets today.

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2016 Event Summary

Creating a Culture of Growth, Change, and Innovation

The inaugural Bay to Bay Distance Learning Symposium was hosted on the USFSP Campus on February 12, 2016. The event sought to inspire discussion and exploration of the roles that Faculty, Staff and Students play with regards to growth, change and innovation and the future of technology enhanced teaching and learning at USF.

Featured Faculty Speakers from the USF community included Dr. Steve Diasio, Dr. Casey Frechette, Dr. Judithanne Scourfield-McLauchlan, and Dr. Phillip Wagner. Each speaker shared strategies and personal experiences with online learning; in addition to challenging attendees to explore their part in this growing field.

The Keynote Speaker, Sir Ken Robinson, engaged the audience in the consideration of the challenges and opportunities presented when creativity and technology intersect in the online teaching and learning environment.

The event continues to inspire conversations that will lead to a more engaging experience for all individuals involved in online learning at USF.

Please view the short documentary below that captures the energy and ideas from the event. This video was created by Dr. Casey Frechette and students from the Digital Journalism and Design program at USFSP.

Thank you to all who joined us for this special event. Stay tuned for details on the future of Bay to Bay!