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September 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT
September 19, 2019 @ 1:45 pm EDT
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The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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UIDP29: Conference in Columbus, OH

September 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - September 19, 2019 @ 1:45 pm EDT

UIDP29 will be co-hosted by The Ohio State University and Ohio University in Columbus, Ohio.

Online registration closed at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 6, onsite registration will be available. 

Developing 21st Century Talent through Meaningful Partnerships 

Meaningful talent management strategies and action require imagination, innovation, and deliberate implementation to manage the forces and diverse influences affecting the 21st-century workforce. UIDP29 will explore questions, strategies, opportunities, and success stories that will inform the journey toward, developing 21st century talent through meaningful partnerships.

Discover how university-industry-government relationships are shaping the future on a global scale and network face-to-face with thought leaders in this space. There will be optional tours highlighting partnerships and innovation in Central Ohio and two evening receptions, one in Columbus and the other on the campus of The Ohio State University.

Conference Materials

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UIDP29 Agenda Highlights

Agenda is subject to change

General interest sessions
Sessions will be grouped in areas such as:

  • Contracting
  • Compliance
  • Strategic Engagement
  • Workforce Matters

Project Sessions

Breakout Sessions

  • Accessing Talent Through Innovative Programs: Capstones
  • Communication, Empathy, and Ensemble: Theatre Tools for Improving the Workplace
  • Developing Curriculum with Industry Input


  • Diversity and Inclusion: Industry and University Perspectives
  • Co-ops/Internships: Innovative Models
  • 21st Century Talent – Defined by Academic and Industry
  • Innovative Approaches to Career Services to Promote U-I Engagement


  • Voice of the Student: University-Industry and Student Partnerships
    Sara Martinez-Tucker, board member of American Electric Power, Nationwide, Service Corporation International, Sprint, and Xerox


UIDP Academy Workshops

Additional fee required

Workshops are each a half day. Please choose only one workshop per day as they will run concurrently. More details to come as these workshops are developed.

Mon., Sept. 16 • 1:00–5:00 PM

Tues., Sept. 17 • 8:00 AM –12:00 PM

Short Course

Please choose one. This short course will run concurrently with the Tues. morning UIDP Academy Workshops. 

Tues. Sept. 17 • 8 a.m. – Noon
Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership
View the agenda to learn more about this course.
$50 registration fee includes a copy of the book by Ed Morrison.

Tour Details

Thurs., September 19 • 2:30–4:00 p.m.

Please view the tour details for UIDP29 tours, transportation and more before signing up

-OSU ACCAD (Advanced Computing Center for Arts and Design)
-CEMAS (Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis)
-Ohio State eSports
-Ohio Stadium (The Horseshoe)
-Honda Heritage Center Museum Tour
-Columbus City Adventures Tour


The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH 43210



IMPORTANT: Discounted room block rates are available at the three hotels listed below. Transportation will not be provided from hotels to the conference. Please note that a minimum 2-night stay is required at the Hyatt Place and Courtyard by Marriott to get the room block rate.

The Blackwell Inn Pfahl Conference Center (conference site)
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH 43210

Courtyard by Marriott Grandview Yard
780 Yard St.
Columbus, OH 43212
Room block rate (click here) (until 9/5)
Rate of $139/night

Hyatt Place Grandview Yard
795 Yard St.
Columbus, OH 43212
Room block code G-UIDP (click here) (until 9/5)
Rate of $139/night


Hotels on Olentangy River Rd. and in the Short North district are also close to the OSU campus:

Hotels Near Ohio State University

Hotels in Columbus

University Hospitality District

Download the Logistics Memo for more important event details.


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