2019 Agenda – Oct 24

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View the Opening Night agenda for Oct 23

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall Highlights
7:00 am - 8:30 am Registration Opens 1st Floor | Palazzo
Will-call only.
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Career Pavilion Offerings Career Pavilion | Exhibit Hall
Succeeding in a Male-Dominated Industry
Your Networking Circle
Second Career: Where to Begin?
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Health & Wellness Mini-Sessions Health & Wellness Pavilion | Exhibit Hall
Visit the Health & Wellness Pavilion inside the Exhibit Hall to meet & learn from wellness experts all throughout the day!
Overcoming Anxiety
How to Power Up with Plant-based Proteins
Your Brain on Birth Control
ENCORE | How to Power Up with Plant-based Proteins 
Overcoming Fatigue and Hormonal Imbalance
Camp Gladiator Workout
Health & Wellness Classroom Schedule:
8:30 am - 9:45 am Opening Keynote Session 1st Floor | Keynote Sessions
Seating for the Opening Keynote session is first-come, first-served.
10:00 am - 11:00 am Breakout Session I Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

W = Workshop. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities which offer practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a thought leader in the space, these sessions will offer a brief “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from experts in the trenches

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences

A Conversation on How to Skimm Your Life (LP)
Women Breaking Barriers: Lessons from the Frontlines (POE)
The Myth of the Nice Girl: Leading with Strength and Kindness (W) [LIVESTREAM SESSION]
Foster Your Inner Entrepreneur and Innovator (POE)
Mind the Gap: Negotiating Your Salary (POE)
Outspoken: How to Get your Voice Heard (POE)
Ditch Workplace Drama and Drive Results (W) [LIVESTREAM SESSION]
Your Brand: How to Define and Market Yourself (POE)
11:00 am - 11:30 am Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session II Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

W = Workshop. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities which offer practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a thought leader in the space, these sessions will offer a brief “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from experts in the trenches

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences

The Happy Perfectionist: Managing the Trap (POE)
The Encore Career: Purpose, Passion and a Paycheck in the Second Half of Life (POE)
How is Bias Affecting Your Organization? (POE)
Finding and Engaging Male Allies (POE)
How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace (POE)
Choose Wonder Over Worry: Moving Beyond Fear
Your Money: A Pathway to a Richer Life (W) [LIVESTREAM SESSION]
Networking and Mentoring: Build Relationships, Not Just Contacts (W) [LIVESTREAM SESSION]
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm Keynote Luncheon Keynote Sessions
Please refer to your printed badge for your table assignment.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Breakout Session III Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

W = Workshop. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities which offer practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a thought leader in the space, these sessions will offer a brief “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from experts in the trenches

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences

ENCORE | Finding and Engaging Male Allies (POE)
ENCORE | Ditch Workplace Drama and Drive Results (W)
ENCORE | How is Bias Affecting Your Organization? (POE)
ENCORE | Choose Wonder Over Worry: Moving Beyond Fear
ENCORE | The Myth of the Nice Girl: Leading with Strength and Kindness (W)
How to Be Heard: Effective Communication for Career Advancement (W) [LIVESTREAM SESSION]
ENCORE | Your Money: A Pathway to a Richer Life (W)
Navigating Conflict & Difficult Conversations [LIVESTREAM SESSION]
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Small Business Roundtables Exhibit Hall
Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a very focused theme and specific topic within the small business and entrepreneurial space. Roundtables are discussion based and will not feature a formal presentation. We encourage attendees to come with questions. Roundtables are limited to ten people per topic and are first-come-first-served. Please come early to guarantee your spot. However, we will offer each roundtable a total of three times to allow attendees the opportunity to participate in multiple discussions on different topics and ensure that participants have another opportunity to join should a table fill up fast.

Roundtables will take place at the following times in the exhibit hall: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm; 3:35 pm – 4:05 pm; 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm.
Using Customer Feedback to Start Your Business
Raising Capital for Your Business: Understand the Process
Six Steps to a Money-Making Brand
Landing a Seat on the Board
A Winning Sales Strategy
Lessons Learned from Starting a Business
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Tech Roundtables Exhibit Hall
Understanding that conference attendees come to the “table” with a very diverse set of skills, needs, and interests related to digital technology, we are thrilled to offer tech roundtables. Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a very focused and specific topic related to technological innovations or digital tools. Roundtables are discussion based and will not feature a formal presentation. We encourage attendees to come with questions.

Roundtables are limited to 10 people per topic and are first-come-first-served. We encourage you to come early to guarantee your spot. However, we will offer each roundtable a total of three times to allow attendees the opportunity to participate in multiple discussions on different topics and ensure that participants have another opportunity to join should a table fill up fast.

Roundtables will take place at the following times in the Exhibit Hall: 3:00 pm–3:30 pm; 3:35 pm–4:05 pm; and 4:10 pm–4:40 pm
Join the Club: How to Start a Women’s Group at your Workplace
Creative Magic & Marketing Strategies for LinkedIn
Leading from Any Level of Your Organization
Power Up Your Social: Video that Drives Results
Build Your Brand Online
Creating an Instagram Strategy for Your Business
Experiential Marketing
Storytelling for Better Business
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
4:40 - 5:00 pm Author Appearances
5:00 pm Conference Closes
Thank you for joining us!