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How to Get Taken Seriously as a Woman in Tech (POE)

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS: Designed for Millennials and newer professionals entering or re-entering the workforce Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Whether you are just getting your foot in the door, negotiating your next promotion and raise or trying to get backing for your big entrepreneurial idea, the tech field is a tough place to be a woman. From a lack of visible mentors and role models to underrepresentation in startup communities … [ more ]

Your Own Sweet Time: Building a Life That Works for You (W)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT offering advice to help you enhance your life, grow and create more positive personal experiences outside of the workplace Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am “Having it all” has become the subject of countless books, articles, debates, and social media commentary, with passions running high in all directions. Many now believe this to be gospel truth: Any woman who wants to advance in a challenging career has to make … [ more ]

Using Setbacks to Build Resilience and Succeed (POE)


CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Failure and fear are a natural part of life. Although typically viewed as a negative, they can be harnessed to unleash innovation, growth and even lead
to success. rough setbacks and failure, we can learn invaluable skills like resiliency and risk taking to propel life … [ more ]

Strategies to Win: Tackling the Invisible Barriers to YOUR Success (POE)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Designed for the mid/senior level professional with significant experience looking for advice around professional skills and job advancement Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am When women work to break the glass ceiling, they are more likely to rely on hard work and obtaining outside qualifications than engaging in networking, negotiation and office politics, which can often seem unnecessary and a waste of time.  But, recognizing the importance of these … [ more ]

Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace (POE)

LEADERSHIP: Designed for a seasoned or aspiring leader looking to climb the ladder and shatter the glass ceiling Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 am Is there room for civility in today’s high-paced, heads-down, sound-bite, cut-to-the-chase world? The answer is a resounding yes. Civility brings financial, emotional and physical benefits. Join researcher and rudeness expert Dr. Christine Porath as she leads a discussion with a panel of senior executives on the costs … [ more ]

Exhibit Hall Highlights

Author Signings & Meet and Greets Resume Review & Coaches Corner LinkedIn Makeover Workshops Community Connection Pavilion Learn about local and women-owned businesses Small Business & Social Media Roundtables

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9:45am Author Appearances

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4:00 – 4:30 pm Author Appearances

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2:30 pm Author Appearances

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12:30 pm Author Appearances

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11:00 am Author Appearances

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Roundtable 9 | Adapting to Change & Measuring Success in Your Social Media Outreach

Speaker: Amy Loesch, VP, consumer marketing, RetailMeNot The social media landscape is rapidly changing. In this fast-paced environment, how do you keep your social media efforts effective and on the cutting edge? From leveraging influencers to harnessing new advances such as Facebook Live and vertical video, consumer marketer Amy Loesch will lead a discussion on the latest trends and how to measure success to make social an integral part of … [ more ]

Roundtable 6 | Master Your Growth with MasterCard

Speaker: Mercedes Garcia, VP and senior business leader, global community relations, Mastercard Getting your business up and running is a big hurdle. Making smart financial decisions to take your business to the next level can be even harder. This roundtable will provide practical advice and pitfalls to avoid for scaling your business, regardless of industry.  You will learn what you need to consider when evaluating your business’ opportunities for growth, … [ more ]

Expert Exchange | Diversity, Equity and Race: Broadening Perspectives in the Workplace

Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom F/G As the conversation around race and diversity in our society today continues to evolve, so does the need to understand how this impacts our roles in the workplace. The focus of this panel is to discuss the challenges, address difficult issues, and how to make room for constructive dialogue when bridging cultural and ethnic perspectives. Join this panel of experts for an honest … [ more ]

Expert Exchange | Making the Tech Industry a Fit for YOUR Skillset

Session III: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Ballroom E We’re fortunate to live in a fast-growing market with a rich tech environment, but what if your professional background and skillset doesn’t seem to be perfectly suited for tech? How do you take advantage of the positives associated with tech – the fun, energizing, innovative and forward thinking culture – and make the industry work FOR YOU using your individual expertise and … [ more ]

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