1. Academic Institutional (AI) Portal and Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) - Leveraging Technology to Support our Military Community
    Michael Allen - Director – Education and Training Programs, BAM Technologies Kendall McAree - Managing Partner, BAM Technologies
  2. Accelerated Veteran Pathways in Healthcare: A Toolkit for Colleges
    Amy Sherman, J.D. - AVP for Innovation and Policy, The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning Barry Moore, MA - Director of Strategic Planning and Partnership, Medical Education and Training Campus Lula Westrup Pelayo, Ph.D., R.N. - Executive Educational Administration Researcher, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
  3. ACE-Military Credit Recommendations Debunking Myths and Quality Concerns
    Michelle Spires, MS - Director, Military Programs, American Council on Education
  4. Advances in Technology: Transitioning Distance Education Into the Next Phase
    Angela C. Albritton - Director of Military Relations and Strategic Initiatives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Jason Ruckert, PhD., FRAes - Vice Chancellor of Online Education, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide
  5. Aggregating Military Veterans to Educational Opportunities
    Chris Cravens, MBA - National Director, RecruitMilitary
  6. Apprenticeship, Colleges, Universities annd Veterans
    Jose Velazquez - Deputy Administrator, US Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship
  7. A Systems and Data-Driven Approach to Building and Optimizing a University’s Military and Veterans Program
    Garrett Coffey - Advisor and Administrator of the Student Veterans Resource Center, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  8. Best Developmental Practices from a Military Basic Skills Education Program
    Terry Long - Education Services Specialist and Basic Skills Program Manager, Army Continuing Education System, Fort Bragg, North Carolina Sybil Sasaki - Basic Skills Education Coordinator and Instructor, Fayetteville Technical Community College and Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  9. Beyond Academia: Successful Strategies for Holistic Support of the Student Veteran in the 21st Century
    Phil Gore - Director of Military Education Outreach and Success, Armstrong University Wendy A. Lang - Founder/Director Operation College Promise Craig R. Smith - Director of Veteran Affairs, Thomas Edison State University
  10. Bridging the Gap: How Industry/University Partnership Programs Create Employable Graduates With Academic and Industry Credentials
    Thomas Dawkings, MSCE - Director, Workforce Development and Education, Office of Military Affairs, Microsoft Aaron Glassman, DMgt - Chair, Department of Technology Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  11. Building Alliances for Veteran Support
    Amy Byrne, MBA, Sr. Manager of Strategic Engagement, University of Phoenix; Jessica Hutson, MSC, Manager of Programs and Partnerships, University of Phoenix
  12. Building Bridges and Foundations for Success: The Art of Military Admissions
    Karen Cambronero - Military Admissions Advisor, Texas A&M University Col. Gerald Smith - Director Veteran Resource & Support Center, Texas A&M University
  13. Case Study of Faculty Engagement and Advocacy in a Voluntary Education Center
    Lourdes Fernandez - PhD Student, Writing & Rhetoric Program, George Mason University Bree McGregor - PhD Student, Writing & Rhetoric Program, George Mason University
  14. Certifications Can Help Get Transitioning Veterans Into the Workforce Faster
    Dr Flavius A B Akerele III - Principal Consultant, The Eteam
  15. Changes Enabling Military and Veteran Student Success: Technology and Lasticity
    Marie Cini, PhD - Provost Emerita, University of Maryland University College Rosanna Clemente, MS - Air Missle Defense Officer, US Army (based in DC) Karen Gross, JD - Finn Partners (DC); Senior Fellow, College Promise of Civic Nation (DC) Marc Wine, MHA - Senior Policy Advisor, Healthcare Innovation, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  16. Cheaters Beware! We Know Who You Are. Implementing Student ID Verification with 70,000 Students at Central Texas College
    Jeff Maynard - CEO and Founder, Biometric Signature ID Jim Yeonopolus - Chancellor, Central Texas College
  17. Classroom Collaborations using Social Media: Navigating Changes to Veteran Education and Emerging Communication Technologies
    Margaret C. Stewart, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Department of Communication, University of North Florida Carol M. Walker, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Instructional Technologies, East Stroudsburg University
  18. Collaboration on Campus and with the Community: Epic Steps to Veteran Victory
    Ross Bryant, M.A. - Director, Military and Veteran Services Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  19. Community College Partnerships for Distance Education Schools
    Gary Pounder - Director of Contract Credit and Military Affairs, TNCC Nora Graves - Director of the Hampton Roads Region, UMUC
  20. DoD SkillBridge: A Joint Services Discussion of Best Practices, Opportunities for Engagement and ROI
    Cassandra Coney - Director, Marine Corps COOL Amy Moorash, MSW - Chief, Headquarters, United States Army Installation Management Command, G1-Army Continuing Education System Anthony Stevens - Transition/Employment Outreach Analyst, CNIC HQ, US Navy Todd Usnik, MA ED, MSOE - Air Force Personnel Center Business Process Owner for Voluntary Education
  21. Engaging Student Veterans in the Greater Community
    Derek Abbey - MA Higher Education Leadership, Director West Region, Travis Manion Foundation Andrea Dame, BS - Military and Veterans Program Outreach and Events Specialist, University of San Diego Joe Lasley, MS - Military and Veterans Program, University of San Diego
  22. Enhancing Military Veterans' Access to STEM Education and Careers: Using Veteran Labor Market Scan to Develop STEM Career Pathways
    Rosalinda Maury - Director of Applied Research and Analytics; Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University Amy Sherman, J.D. - AVP for Innovation and Policy, The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
  23. Evidence-Based Organizational Effectiveness: Can You Hear Me Now?
    Jonathan Woods, Ph.D. - Deputy Chief of DoD Voluntary Education Programs
  24. Examinations on the Wave of the Future: The New Non-Traditional Education Support
    Patrick Cheicante - Director, Global Account Management, Prometric Amy Gaskill - Project Coordinator, Operational Program Management, ACT Stacey Kirkpatrick - Education Program Specialist, DANTES Exam Program Lead
  25. Good People - Best Practices: A Brief History of a Successful Program Ideas for the Future
    Carolyn Cummings, MSN, RN, AMHCNS-BC - Assistant Research Lecturer, Veterans BSN Team Transitions Coach, The George Washington University Paul Tschudi, EdS. LPC - Assistant Professor, Veterans BSN Team Transitions Coach, The George Washington University
  26. Got Tools? Expand your Toolbox for Teaching Military and Veteran Students Online
    Bethanie Hansen, DMA - Faculty Director, School of Arts & Humanities, American Public University System
  27. Helping Service Members Make Education and Career Decisions Using Military Education Tools
    Terry Duncan, PhD - Guidance Counselor at the Hunter Army Airfield Education
  28. How Evidence-based Education Can Yield Better Readiness in Less Time at Lower Cost
    Mitchell J. Seal, Ed.D. MEd-IT, BSN, RN - Dean, Uniformed Services University College of Allied Health Sciences Lula Westrup Pelayo, Ph.D., R.N. - Executive Educational Administration Researcher, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
  29. How to Best Serve Military Students
    Kathryne Roden, Ph.D - Director of Academic Programs, University of Oklahoma College of Professional and Continuing Studies LaDawn Jones, MHR - Assistant Military Coordinator, University of Oklahoma College of Professional and Continuing Studies.
  30. Humanities at Work: Unpacking the Experiential Learning of Military Members
    Jennifer Danzy Cramer, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Program Director for the Sociology program, American Public University System Grace Glass, Ph.D. - Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, American Public University System Bethanie Hansen, DMA - Faculty Director, School of Arts & Humanities, American Public University System Rick Hines, Ph.D. - Director of History and Military History Programs, American Public University System Greg Stratman, Ph.D. - Faculty Director for the Department of English and Literature, American Public University System
  31. Institutional Compliance Program (ICP): One Year In, How's It Been?
    Anthony Clarke - DoD Voluntary Education Programs Nathan Dyer - Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Scott Flood - Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  32. Integrating Cybersecurity in Education Programs to Meet National Workforce Shortfalls
    Douglas Rausch, MS, CISSP - Program Director Cybersecurity; Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE Douglas Stewart - Associate Vice President, Premier Partnerships; Bellevue University; Bellevue, NE
  33. Is it Hoo-ah, Hoo-rah, or Hoo-yah?: Military - Affiliated Populations as a Cultural Identity on Campus
    Sam Findley - Veterans Services Graduate Assistant, University of Northern Colorado Dan Turnbeaugh, MA - Director of Veterans Services, University of Northern Colorado
  34. Job Training & Education Pathways for CUES (Construction, Utilities, Energy and Safety)
    Joycelyn Groot - Executive Dean, Military Education, Corporate Training & Business Development, Coastline Community College; Dave Duddy – Coastline Training Provider; Training Partners (TBD): Mike Richardson - EEO Skanska; Eric Glover – Chevron; Kevin Apps - Broad Spectrum; Gloria Grey - Metropolitan Water District; Cheryl Chapman – Coastline Professor
  35. JST 101: How to use the Joint Services Transcript (JST). The JST has and will continue to help service members, veterans, academic institutes, VA counselors and others transform challenges into Opportunities
    Loueen McGrasth - My Education JST Assistant Application Program Manager, Naval Education and Training Command
  36. Leveling the Playing Field: Utilizing Military Experience as a Weighted Admission Criteria for Nursing.
    Amy Stahley, PhD, RN - Associate Dean of Nursing, Davenport University Shawn Ellis, LPN, BS - VBSN Admissions Counselor, Davenport University
  37. Leveraging Grade and Course Data to Run a Successful Tutoring Pilot for Asynchronous Online Courses
    Keith Hauk | Associate Vice President, Veterans Initiatives and Military Support Department of Stateside Military Operations University of Maryland University College
  38. Leveraging the Cultural Intelligence of Military Students in Social Science Courses
    Jennifer Danzy Cramer, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Program Director for the Sociology program, American Public University System
  39. Making Quality Connections with Military Education and Training
    Bree Charlot, MS - United States Army Human Resources Command (HRC); Mike Clowser – Army University; Mike Hepburn - Training and Education Command (TECOM) United States Marine Corps Bud Livers - Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Sue Riley - Force Readiness Command, Education and Professional Development Michelle Spires, MS - Director, Military Programs, American Council on Education
  40. Map Professional Experience to Career Opportunities Through Digital Credentials
    David Leaser - Communication’s Management, Senior Program Executive – Growth and Innovation, IBM Jarin Schmidt, BA - Director of Acclaim Services, Pearson VUE
  41. Maximizing your School’s GoArmyEd Experience
    Stephanie Kahne, MBA - GoArmyEd Associate Director, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
  42. Measuring Outcomes of Entrepreneurship Education
    Thomas Gold, PhD - Vice President, Research, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Nicholas Haber - Bachelor of Arts, Director of STEM & CTE, Certiport, A Pearson VUE Company Christopher Bloor - Federal Sales Director, Pearson VUE
  43. Military Friendlier: Raising the Bar for Serving Military - Affiliated Students
    Mark Haskins, MA - Executive Director Pierce College at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Pierce College District
  44. Military Times Rankings: Methodology and Best Practices for Colleges
    George Altman - Master of Journalism, Editor, Military Times and Rebootcamp
  45. Moving Forward with WEBNET+: Opening New Avenues for the Military Learner
    Beth Fiock - Administrator for WebNet+, Online Learning Center Joey Edwards, DMin - Director Memphis NAVSUPPACT, Memphis Naval Support Activity (MEMP) Margaret Reed - Sr. Director Webster University, Colorado Springs Metropolitan Campus Beth Vivaldi, PhD - Director Ft Bliss TX Extended Campus
  46. National Veteran Education Success Tracker (NVEST) Project Results and Future Directions
    Chris Cate, PhD - Vice President of Research, Student Veterans of America
  47. Navigating Change in Marine Corps VOLED to Academic Readiness
    Samuel Bagwell, MHR, MA, MPA - Education Services Officer and Branch Manager-Personal & Professional Development, JB Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA Barton MacMillan, MM - Education & Career Specialist, USMC-Marine Corps Community Services, JB Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA
  48. Navigating Financial Aid: How to Get From Application to Graduation by Managing Your Resources
    Michelle Bates, M.Ed - Alternative Education; Financial Aid Coordinator, Military Contact, The Pennsylvania State University, Admissions and Financial Aid Office for World Campus
  49. Navy College for Afloat College Education (NCPACE) Distance Learning… How Academic Institutions can participate.
    Ernest D'Antonio - Director of the U.S. Navy's Voluntary Education Program, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center Nick Turner - Deputy Director of the U.S. Navy's Voluntary Education Program, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center
  50. Next Set of Orders: Best Practices for Colleges to Ensure Student Success and Military/Veteran Focus
    Dianne Morrison-Beedy PhD,RN, WHNP, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN - Professor of Nursing, Public Health and Global Health; 2016-17 UK Fulbright Scholar; Dean & Sr Assoc VP (2010-2016) Alicia Gill Rossiter DNP, FNP, PCPNP-BC, FAANP, Lt Col (retired) - Program Director Veteran to BSN Program and College of Nursing Military Liaison, University of South Florida
  51. Odyssey of Chapter 31: Best Practices through Trials and Tribulations
    Micalvin Hammonds, MPA - Assistant Director, Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation, University of Maryland University College
  52. Pathways for Tracking Student Veterans within Higher Education
    Gilly Cantor - Program Evaluation Manager; Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University Rosalinda Maury - Director of Applied Research and Analytics; Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University Mirza Tihic - Assistant Director for Veteran and Military Affairs, Office of Veterans and Military Affairs, Syracuse University
  53. Pivotal Decision Points in Service Members and Student Veterans' Education Life-Cycle
    Chris Cate, PhD - Vice President of Research, Student Veterans of America Taylor Davis, BA - Research Associate, Student Veterans of America
  54. Preparing Military Medics and Corpsmen for Transition into Nursing; The National University Vets2BSN Project
    Gloria J. McNeal, MSN, PhD - Dean, School of Health and Human Services, National University Paul A. Tontz, MEd, PhD - Academic Counselor, Vets2BSN Project, National University Tyler C. Smith, MS, PhD - Associate Professor and Chair, School of Health and Human Services, National University
  55. Pursuing Higher Education upon Transition: Preparatory Curriculum, Intended Outcomes, and Research Evidence from DoD
    Karin Orvis, Ph.D. - Director, Transition to Veterans Program Office, Department of Defense
  56. Self-Contained Distance Learning in the Digital Age
    Dr. John R. Boekenoogen - Director of Academic Technology, University of Oklahoma Dr. Kathryne Roden - Director of Academic Programs, University of Oklahoma
  57. Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) DNS and CTE Programs: A Transformation Strategy
    Jeffrey Carpenter, MBA, MPP - SOC Program Director and Examination Lead Marie Cini, PhD - Provost Emerita, University of Maryland University College
  58. Shifting Perspectives Phase II: Transitioning Service Members into BSN Students
    Karen Daley, PhD - Dean-College of Health Professions, Davenport University (Michigan) Amy Stahley, PhD, RN - Associate Dean of Nursing, Davenport University
  59. Spinning the World Backwards: Implementing Electronic Texts and Open Source Material in Military Higher Education
    Jeff Ehrlich, EdD - Associate Professor, and Director of Disruptive Technology, Park University
  60. Student Veterans: A Valuable Asset to Higher Education
    Nick Armstrong, PhD - Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University Chris Cate, PhD - Vice President of Research, Student Veterans of America Rosalinda Maury - Director of Applied Research and Analytics; Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University
  61. Supporting Veteran Nursing Students to Succeed - Initiatives in Coaching, Curriculum, & Culture Change.
    Patricia Cannistraci - Assistant Dean School of Nursing, Excelsior College Ashley Thompson, MHS - Project Manager VBSN Grant, Excelsior College
  62. Supporting Veterans Transitioning into a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program: Recognizing the Value of the Military Medic and Corpsman
    Kirsten Manzi, M.S. Ed. - Veteran to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Academic Advisor/Admissions Counselor, Pre-nursing Academic Advisor, University of South Florida College of Nursing Alicia Gill Rossiter DNP, FNP, PCPNP-BC, FAANP, Lt Col (retired) - Program Director Veteran to BSN Program and College of Nursing Military Liaison, University of South Florida
  63. Sustaining a Student-Focused Environment for Veterans and Active - Duty Military
    Stephanie R. Bulger - Vice Chancellor, Instructional Services, San Diego Community College District Josh Pohribnak, MA - Director of Military Education, San Diego Community College District Denise Whisenhunt, JD - Vice President, San Diego City College
  64. Teaching Undergraduate Science Labs Worldwide using Commercial Kits and Instrumentation
    Julie Thompson, Ph. D, Professor School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math American Public University System
  65. The “Inside Track”: How Online Universities can Leverage Technology and Graduates to Connect Military and Veteran Students with Military-Friendly Recruiters
    Mari Schuldt, PhD - Career Services Specialist, Ashford University Rebecca Davis, MA - Career Services Specialist, Ashford University
  66. The Leadership Scholar Program
    Craig Lockwood, MS - Education Services Officer, USMC-Marine Corps Community Services, MCB Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay HI Barton MacMillan, MM - Education & Career Specialist, USMC-Marine Corps Community Services, JB Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA
  67. The Services’ Credentialing Programs: The Strengths of Certifications & Licensing in the Military
    Keith Boring - Director, Navy Credentials Program Office/Navy COOL Lisa Lutz – President, Solutions for Informational Design (SOLID), LLC Charlene Stinger - Director, Army COOL Cassandra Coney- Director, Marine Corps COOL Russell Gray - Director, Air Force COOL
  68. The Sun Never Sets on the US Navy! Tuition Assistance Anywhere (Part Two)
    Thomas Smith, Masters, Education Program Manager, Naval Education and Training Command Ernie D’Antonio, Masters, Director of the U.S. Navy's Voluntary Education Program, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center Mark Lashuay, Bachelors, Navy College Management Information System (NCMIS) Program Manager, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center
  69. Virtual Green Zone: Online Military Orientation Training for Staff and Faculty
    Tang Smith, BS - Assistant Director – Veteran Initiatives and Outreach, University of Maryland University College
  70. Working Together to Reduce Army Tuition Assistance Processing Errors
    Bree Charlot, MS - United States Army Human Resources Command (HRC) Stephanie Kahne, MBA - GoArmyEd Associate Director, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Mark Mazarella, MA - Tuition Assistance Policy Program Manager, Headquarters, Army Continuing Education System, U.S. Army Human Resources Command Ron Ortiz, MA - Chief, GoArmyEd Systems Branch Chief, U.S. Army Human Resources Command Trent Stanfield, MA - Finance Branch Chief at U.S. Army Human Resources Command
  71. You Can't Do It Alone: Campus Collaboration Creates Compliance
    Cheryl Dowd, JD - Director, State Authorization Network; WCET - WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies Russ Poulin, MS - Director, Policy & Analysis; WCET - WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies