PCMA EduCon 2021 opened Wednesday, giving both in-person and online attendees a chance to get reacquainted while gleaning valuable insights from their peers and industry experts. Here's what happened around the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix.
Byanca Ellul, CMP, meeting services specialist for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Chicago, shares what she’s looking forward to experiencing on site at PCMA EduCon.
Colleen Bingle, CMP, meetings exhibits, and sponsorship manager at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) in Chicago, shares what she’s looking forward to experiencing on site at PCMA EduCon.
Convene spoke with Sara Ross, a neuroscience-trained leadership strategist, about the conflicting emotions people may feel as they return to in-person events. Good news from a Virginia Tech neuroscientist: It should be temporary.
Members of the 20 in Their Twenties class of 2021, supported by PCMA Foundation and Experience Columbus, will be honored at EduCon this week. Taylor Nicole Abbate, CMP, DES, meeting planner at the American Public Works Association in Kansas City, Missouri, answered questions via email about her expectations for EduCon and beyond.
As in-person events — like PCMA EduCon, starting tomorrow — begin to resume, we will need to find patience and empathy for one another and ourselves, says Sara Ross, a neuroscience-trained leadership strategist.