Ithaca Professional Development Day 2017

    The third annual Ithaca Branch Professional Development Day will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ithaca College. Register for the event here!


    Our speakers include:

    Debra Howell, Director of Information Technology, Infrastructure, Properties, and Planning at Cornell University

    Debra is an Information Technology leader who thrives leading and facilitating complex workplace and technology processes, developing talent from within, and collaborating with others to build the most effective computing environment. Over 18 years of experience providing strategic direction to executives, directors and managers, and end users in all areas of information technology. Extensive background in facilitation, organizational change, teambuilding, and performance management. 

    Christy Schafer, Performance Excellence Champion, Project Manager at Corning Incorporated

    Christy has worked for Corning for over 10 years in Corporate Real Estate, Finance Shared Services, HR Benefits, and Global Security. She is best known for Project Management and Performance Excellence. She is a certified Black Belt, ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, and a Project Management Professional. She is also the Treasurer for the ASQ Corning- Elmira section 0202 and the United Way Campaign Leader for the Corning Global Security division.


    We will continue to add speakers over the next two weeks - and look forward to seeing you next month!