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The 8th Annual MindSurf Conference – October 6, 2015!



The Center for Professional Development @ ITT Technical Institute (CPD) (previously Benchmark Learning) will host our 8th annual one-day, multi-session, multi-track soft skills conference on October 6, 2015 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. It will feature tools, skills and processes that can enhance a wide variety of job roles. CPD hosts events with industry-recognized presenters and industry-recognized partners such as Microsoft. Once again, we expect several participants including over 300 attendees, 20+ engaging presenters and several amazing sponsors. MindSurf Minneapolis will feature multiple tracks and sessions from which to choose, plus provide a lunch keynote message from Scott Schwefel. Sessions at MindSurf are designed to present intellectually stimulating topics and immediate takeaways in 1.25 hour sessions. There multiple networking opportunities with other attendees, speakers and our sponsors.



Keynote Presentation:

Keynote Speaker: Scott SchwefelScott Schwefel
​"Insights into Effective Communications"


We welcome Scott Schwefel, owner of Discover Yourself, Inc. Scott teaches and coaches CEOs and senior executives in sales, leadership and team performance. He brings over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience. As a professional speaker, Scott has presented Insights Discovery in thousands of locations around the world including Paris, London, Venice, Amsterdam, Shanghai and throughout North America. View his full bio here.



Session Tracks:

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Technology
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership and Management
  • Office Technology
  • Professional Business Skills
  • Project Management
* Topics subject to change