Maine Career Development Association
September 2023 Café Breakout Room Topics (you will be able to select your room during the café):
This is a FREE event and open to all! However, we encourage you to become a member of MCDA to support this and other programs that promote professional development for career practitioners.
A Zoom link will be provided upon registration and sent directly to your email. Please use that link to join the career café!
If you are interested in supporting our Career Cafés as a Career Café Coordinator, please contact Amy Jaffe at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ashley Bigda at email@example.com.
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of WorkNavigating the Changing Landscape of Employment Opportunities
Date: Friday, November 3, 2023
In-person: 9:00am-3:00pm (8:30am check in)
Zoom: 9:00am-12:00pm (morning session only)
Facilitator: Thea Ducrow, Ph.D.
Thea Ducrow, Ph.D., CEO of Creative AI Leadership Consulting, will discuss AI’s impact on the career landscape, explore how the changing environment will influence our work as career professionals, and offer actionable strategies for guiding students and clients. The rapid growth of artificial intelligence and its impact on the modern workforce presents both challenges and opportunities. In this day long in-person workshop (with half-day virtual option), Dr. Ducrow will help career practitioners learn more how artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the workforce and essential techniques career practitioners can use to guide students and clients through this transformative era.
Participant Learning Outcomes:
This program is eligible for 4.5 clock hours (in person) or 2.5 clock hours (zoom morning session) through NCDA for those who hold NCDA credentials.
Morning Session 9:00-12:00 (in person and on zoom)
8:30-9:00 am Registration & Refreshments (in person)
9:00-9:15 am Welcome Remarks
9:15-10:15 am Keynote presentation on AI and the Future of Work
10:15-10:30 am Q&A
10:45-12:00 Live demo of AI-driven tools and technologies
12:00- 1:00 LUNCH BREAK
Afternoon Session 1:00-3:00 (in-person only)
1:00- 3:00 Interactive session- deep dive into AI tools
In Person (BerryDunn) Full Day Registration
*Members whose memberships have lapsed can renew their 2023-2024 membership by registering as a Lapsed Member/Non-Member. The membership fee ($40) will automatically be included in the registration cost. If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact Meg Gerry below.
**For members of other New England associations, please
e-mail Meg Gerry below to verify your membership after registration.
Questions or registration issues? Contact Meg Gerry, MCDA Fall Workshop Registration Committee
About the Speaker:
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Marianne Cowan, MCDA President