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Kansas City 2017 - Building the Future: Leading through Change

Building the Future

New Dates for this Event: October 19-20, 2017

The MAB program and K-State Olathe are pleased to announce the dates for a professional development conference. The event will be October 19-20, 2017 at the K-State Olathe campus with feature speaker Bruce Tulgan of RainmakerThinking.

Bruce TulganTulgan is an author, business consultant and founder of RainmakerThinking Inc. — a research, training and consulting firm that specializes in generational issues in the workplace. Tulgan will discuss management, leadership through change and working with millennials.

"Building the Future: Leadership through Change" is the eighth professional development and alumni reunion event from the MAB program. The conference is a collaboration of the MAB program and K-State Olathe, with the support of the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City.

Additional Breakout Sessions:

• "Data Security/Data Risk," Ken Harmon of Koch Industries Inc. 

• "Marketing in the Digital Age," Neil Caskey of Osborne and Barr.

• "Human Resources," Bruce Tulgan of RainmakerThinking Inc.

• "Government/Policy Outlook" invited panel, Dana Brooks of Land O'Lakes Inc.

• "Unmanned Aerial Systems," Billy Brown of the Kansas Department of Agriculture; Robert Boyd, FFA committee member; and Kurt Carraway of Kansas State Polytechnic.

• "Legal Update," Mark D. Anstoetter, Shook of Hardy and Bacon LLP.

• "Outcomes Research," Elva Cha of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University.

• "Mergers and Acquisitions," John Breeden of DuPont Sustainable Solutions.

The event is open to all interested professionals.

If you have questions about the event, please contact Deborah Kohl at dkohl@ksu.edu.