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Keynote Speakers

"Disrupt the System…Move from Access to Success for the Non-Traditional Student"


APRIL 2– 4, 2020 | Indianapolis, Indiana   

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Eric "Doc" Wright, PhD, is a decorated US Navy Veteran, business doctor, Founder of Vets2PM, LLC, Co-Founder of the non-profit Veteran Project Management Mentor Alliance, and Keynote Speaker of People Up! He helps individuals and organizations manage individual transition that results in organizational change. In fact, he has helped thousands of military veterans successfully transition between two of the most disparate organizational cultures around: the US Military and Corporate America! Because his own transition from the defense-to-civilian workforce was so arduous & lengthy, his life's work now is helping transitioning military Service Members and Veterans achieve meaningful, lucrative post-service careers! You can find him on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn with the handle "docwright2012", or at"

Dr. Elmore Lowery 

Dean of College and Career Readiness Programs

Fayetteville Technical Community College.

Dr. Lowery leads, trains, develops, and creates strategic planning for the program. He is a transformational leader that is innovative, entrepreneurial driven, motivating, and highly committed to his passion. In his position, Dr. Lowery has secured a 3.9 million dollar Block Grant for College and Career Readiness, and the passing rate for the College and Career Readiness programs at Fort Bragg is ranked #1 nationally.

Since his time at FTCC, he has increased completion and performance measures from 34% to 41% in the College and Career Readiness program.  His department’s graduation and completion rates have increased by 77%, with a retention rate increase from 67% to 98%. In addition, he has established academic pathways/trades for low performing and at-risk students.

He has dedicated himself within the community he serves by establishing collaborative partnerships with private business owners to prepare students for transition into the workforce by starting new academic and workforce development programs, working with college foundations and fundraising activities.  He also established strategic partnerships with Fayetteville Cumberland County Human Relations Commission and other local agencies to assist financially disenfranchised students in obtaining food, clothing, academic tutoring, and employment resources.

Dr. Lowery has created and cultivated an atmosphere of respect, trust, integrity, and relevancy within his department.


May 21 - August 31

  • Early Registration
June 21
  • Call for Proposals Open
February 28
  • Call for Proposals Deadline 
March 1
  • Deadline for Presenters to Register to be included in Program
April 2-4
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