NACAS Event Schedule

February 2018

Thu. 02/01

1:30 ET

Webinar: Alcohol Event Management: Ideas for Promoting Safety and Mitigating Risk

Hosting safe, enjoyable events with alcohol while ensuring your organization remains compliant with state laws and campus alcohol policies can seem daunting. University of Michigan Conference & Event Services will share findings and recommendations from a recent internal review regarding events with alcohol and student attendees. Best practices in alcohol policies and procedures will be shared. Ideas will be presented for reducing harm and risk associated with alcohol at events. Tools such as a risk assessment grid, alcohol communication forms, and policies and procedures will be shared.

Objectives:
-Obtain innovative ideas and processes for reducing risk and harm associated with events with alcohol
-Learn general policies and procedures for alcohol management
-Garner ideas for partnering with your caterer, campus safety and host group to communicate alcohol and safety plans

Thu. 02/08

3:00 pm ET

Webinar: Transition Tales? How UCCS Brought Dining Services In-House

UCCS transitioned to self-operated dining services in May 2014. Prior to that, the campus had been contract managed by various companies over the decades. The primary reasons for making the change to self-operations included: developing a student employment program and increasing the number of available campus jobs; improving the overall food quality and customer service delivered to campus as measured by national benchmarks; integrating sustainability deliverables in support of the University's strategic plan; incorporation of production from the UCCS Farm; integrating academic programs with dining services to create experiential learning opportunities; collaborating with Health Services, Counseling Services, and Recreation to create an integrated wellness model; harnessing relationships between UCCS and the US Olympic Training Center; and putting UCCS on the national stage for dining operations.

Thu. 02/15

3:00 pm ET

Webinar: How Technology is Reshaping the Physical Retail Experience

Attend this session to learn how retail services are changing to meet the needs of today's evolving consumers. Learn what trends are happening throughout a variety of industries and markets. See how campus leaders are using mobile to reshape the physical retail experience for their students and staff. Hear ideas on how to expand sales, increase engagement, and improve service levels at a variety of locations throughout various dayparts. Understand what's coming and how to optimize your operations for the mobile age.

Wed. 02/21

3:00 pm ET

Webinar: Weathering the Storm – University of Houston Style

Tue. 02/27

3:00 pm ET

Webinar: The Future of College Stores

Successful college bookstore are responding to the dynamic changes in course material delivery while managing Key Performance Indicators (KPI). The future of textbooks, digital content, and what operating models work right for your campus is more complex than ever before. This is an opportunity to participate at a high level industry trend overview.