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2019 MCDA Careers Conference:

The Art of Career Development for a Changing Workplace

April 26, 2019









Event Line-up and Schedule:

Keynote Presenter: Cecily Sommers
Presentation: The Art of Reinvention

Cecily Sommers, a Business Futurist, Author of Think Like a Futurist, and frequent contributor to Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and other media outlets will be presenting a keynote address.

Keynote Presenter: Kathy M. Evans, Ph.D., LPC, CCE
Presentation: Social Justice for Career Clients when Injustice Abounds

Kathy M. Evans, Ph.D., LPC, CCCE, Professor Emerita from the University of South Carolina and the President-Elect of NCDA who has published widely in career counseling with over twenty publications devoted to career issues, including two books: Synthesizing family, career, and culture:  A model for counseling in the twenty-first century and Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling will be presenting a keynote address.

Normandale Community College

9700 France Ave S

Bloomington, MN 55431

Map and directions (Park in the lot by the Partnership Center)


Members: $149       

Non Members: $229

Students: $79

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Time Event
7:45-8:30am Check-in & Registration
8:30-9:00am Welcome, Conference Announcements & MCDA Awards
9:00-10:00am Keynote Speaker 1
10:00-10:15am Break, Book Signing, Visit Sponsors
10:15-11:15am Keynote Speaker 2
11:15am-12:15pm Lunch, Visit Sponsor tables, Networking
12:30-1:20pm Breakout Session 1
1:30-2:20pm Breakout Session 2
2:20-2:45pm Afternoon Break
2:45-3:35pm Breakout session 3
3:45-5:00pm Door Prizes


*Please note After April 12, the pricing of the events will increase to: $259 

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