the Emsi University Summit

Coeur d’Alene, ID. September 18 - 19

Learn from leading universities across the US.

Emsi's University Summit is a tight-knit gathering of innovators. The event takes place at Emsi's annual user conference in scenic Coeur d'Alene, ID at a lakefront resort. In this collaborative experience, you'll be shoulder to shoulder with leaders in your field that are leveraging labor market data in new and inspiring ways. This forum is designed to be a resource for sharing best practices and digging deep into practical applications.

7:00 – 8:00
7:30 – 8:30
8:30 – 9:00
Welcome Address

2017 has been an exciting year for Emsi with new innovation driven by our same core mission and values. Emsi's CEO, Andrew Crapuchettes, will open up the conference by discussing how that vision has shaped our products and services to bring people, education, and employers to the intersection of prosperity.

9:00 – 9:30
Keynote: Building the Future Workforce: Addressing the Biggest Talent Questions on the Horizon

UnitedHealth Group is at the leading edge of trends in talent wars. With over 250,000 employees and 200 individual companies worldwide, UHG has unique talent needs that require unique approaches. When you’re hiring 1,000 software engineers a year, you run into issues, such as tapping out entire skilled labor pools, and move toward creative solutions—such as telecommuting, collaboration with higher education, and even developing your own in-house tech skills training. In this keynote presentation, Mark Hanson will discuss how UHG (one of the largest companies in the industry and driving a sixth of the US economy) addresses some of the biggest talent questions on the horizon.

with Mark Hanson, UnitedHealth Group

9:30 – 10:15

The keynote presentation will be the springboard to the following panel discussion, which will include expertise from higher education, workforce development, and economic development, to lay out the biggest issues—and potential solutions—in building the workforce of the future.

Mark Hanson, UnitedHealth Group,
Bob Potts Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development,
Tina Ngo Bartel, MiraCosta College,
David Andrews, National University

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Connecting College Curricula & Careers

Marie Cini, Senior Academic Innovation Fellow at University of Maryland University College, will speak on how program alignment drives enrollment, student success, and ultimately career readiness.

with Marie Cini, University of Maryland University College

11:30 AM– 12:30 PM
Connecting Marketing and Enrollment Management

Julie Gacnik, Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment and Academic Marketing at Creighton University, will speak on how successful completions begin with finding the right candidates and clarifying post-graduation opportunities.

with Julie Gacnik, Creighton University

12:30– 2:00 PM
Lunch (On your own) w/ Optional Dockside table topics
2:00– 3:00 PM
Driving Campus Innovation - Remaking Career Services

Chris Cook, Director of Career Services at the University of Idaho, will discuss the integration of labor market data into their process and how integration has increased student engagement across the institution.

with Chris Cook, University of Idaho

3:00 – 3:15 PM
3:15 – 4:15 PM
The Changing Landscape of Outcomes Data

Tieming Lin, Director of Research and Reporting Services at the University of Washington Continuum College, will discuss the college’s use of Emsi outcomes data in comparing the skills of their alumni with the rest of the workforce, identifying marketable skills and trends, and providing insight on program level outcomes on a more granular level than ever before.

with Tieming Lin, University of Washington

4:15 – 4:30 PM
Final Remarks & Summit Recap
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Free Time

Register Today

Early-bird pricing starts at $300



Contact Gwen Burrow at or 208-883-3500.

Cancellation Policy

- To cancel your registration, email Gwen Burrow at or call 208-883-3500.

- There is no cancellation fee if you cancel within one week of registering. After one week, there is a $95 processing fee.

- No refunds or credit will be given for cancellations received after 5:00 pm PDT September 15.

- Any registered attendee who does not call in or email their cancellation notice is considered a no-show, and is not eligible for a refund or credit even if they do not attend the conference.

- Any registered attendee who does not submit a cancellation notice or attend the conference is still liable for any outstanding balances.

- Substitutions will be accepted at any time. Email Gwen Burrow at or call 208-883-3500.