2018 Agenda

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall
How Women Rise: Taking the Next Step in Your Career (POE)
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
Coaches Corner, Resume Review and Career Workshops
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!
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.
9:45 am - 10:15 am Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
9:45am Author Appearances
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

Corner Office Success: How to Accelerate your Career Trajectory (POE)
Get UnStuck: Navigating a Career Transition (POE)
In the Wake of #MeToo: What the Workplace Looks Like Now (POE)
Personal Brand Overhaul: Redefine the Way You're Perceived at Work (POE)
Get Paid What You’re Worth (POE)
The Happiness Advantage (W)
Live Richer with the One Week Budget (W)
Overcoming Bias in School & Beyond (POE)
11:00 am - 11:30 am Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
11:00 am Author Appearances
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

How to Get Buy-in to Pioneer Equity and Diversity in Your Organization (POE)
How Women Rise: Taking the Next Step in Your Career (POE)
I’m Judging You (LP)
Managing Up: How to Work Successfully with Any Type of Boss (POE)
Why Simple Wins: Escaping the Complexity Trap to Get to the Work That Matters (W)
Transform Your Working Life: The Science Behind How to Have a Good Day (W)
Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless (LP)
You’re Not Lost: Overcoming Self Doubt (W)
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm Author Appearances
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm Keynote Luncheon Keynote Sessions
Please refer to your printed badge for your table assignment.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 4:30 pm Author Appearances
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 | Live Richer with the One Week Budget
Reading Others: It’s All About the Body (W)
Innovation Quotient: Making Your Mighty Idea a Reality (POE)
Harness Resilience to Catapult Yourself Forward (LP)
ENCORE | Why Simple Wins: Escaping the Complexity Trap to Get to the Work That Matters (W)
Women & Work: The Changing Meaning of Ambition (LP)
Time Saving Tips for Women at all Stages in Life (POE)
Break the Cycle: Embrace Your Hormones (W)
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.
Roundtable | Pricing 101: How to Stop Leaving Money on the Table
Roundtable | Marketing to YOUR Audience with YOUR Budget
Roundtable | Is Your Networking Not Working?
Roundtable | Impactful Intros: How to Make the Most of your 15 Seconds
Roundtable | Taking Your Idea to Fruition
Roundtable | Get Published
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
Roundtable | Navigating Your Career in Tech
Roundtable | Facebook Ads
Roundtable | The Three C’s of Social Media
Roundtable | Collaborating with Influencers
Roundtable | Branding Yourself with Video
Roundtable | Overcoming and Redefining the Millennial Stereotypes
Roundtable | Creating a “Social” Movement
Roundtable | Create Influence with Instagram
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm Author Book Signings Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
4:40 - 5:00 pm Author Appearances