2019 Agenda

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7:30 am - 5:00 pm Health & Wellness Pavilion Offerings Hall A | Health & Wellness Pavilion
Maternal Health
8:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote Session Hall B
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 — Led by one expert speaker, this presentation will share actionable tools, advice and interactive exercises.
  • POE = Panel of Experts — Led by a thought leader who will provide an opening presentation for 8 to 10 minutes, followed by a discussion with experts who will share their best practices and lessons learned.
  • LP = Life Perspective — These sessions provide a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences.
  • FC = Fireside Chat — Intimate discussions with a moderator and speakers in an interview format.

 

Communication: Speak Up. Stand Out. (W)
Resilience Reset: Break Barriers and Thrive (POE)
Unstereotype: Tools to Un-Bias the Office (POE)
Handling Conflict at Work (POE)
Intrapreneurship: Pioneer Passion, Innovation and Vision (POE)
Make Your Meetings Matter (W)
Embracing Middle Age (POE)
Fab Finance: Creating Your Best Financial Life (W)
Unplugged: Reclaiming Balance in a Connected World (POE)
A Conversation on How to Skimm Your Life (FC)
Thinking in Bets: Lessons in Unemotional RiskTaking and Decision-Making (W)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session II Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

  • W = Workshop — Led by one expert speaker, this presentation will share actionable tools, advice and interactive exercises.
  • POE = Panel of Experts — Led by a thought leader who will provide an opening presentation for 8 to 10 minutes, followed by a discussion with experts who will share their best practices and lessons learned.
  • LP = Life Perspective — These sessions provide a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences.
  • FC = Fireside Chat — Intimate discussions with a moderator and speakers in an interview format.
The Likability Trap: Women, Leadership and the Double-Bind (POE)
ENCORE | Resilience Reset: Break Barriers and Thrive (POE)
Networking: Become a Self-Promotion Pioneer (POE)
Outspoken: Amplify Your Voice (POE)
Feedback (and Other Dirty Words): Why We Fear It, How to Fix It (W)
Get Unstuck and Transition with Excitement (POE)
Influence: How to Change Minds and Win at Work (POE)
Hyperfocus: Productivity in a World of Distraction (W)
Brave, Not Perfect (LP)
Babecamp Bootcamp: Lose Hate Not Weight (LP)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote Luncheon Hall B
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 — Led by one expert speaker, this presentation will share actionable tools, advice and interactive exercises.
  • POE = Panel of Experts — Led by a thought leader who will provide an opening presentation for 8 to 10 minutes, followed by a discussion with experts who will share their best practices and lessons learned.
  • LP = Life Perspective — These sessions provide a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences
  • FC = Fireside Chat — Intimate discussions with a moderator and speakers in an interview format.

FC = Fireside Chat.

ENCORE | Communication: Speak Up. Stand Out. (W)
ENCORE | Influence: How to Change Minds and Win at Work (POE)
ENCORE | Unstereotype: Tools to Un-Bias the Office (POE)
ENCORE | Outspoken: Amplify Your Voice (POE)
ENCORE | Feedback (and Other Dirty Words): Why We Fear It, How to Fix It (W)
You’re Not Lost: Create the Career YOU Want  (W)
Viral Parenting: Boundaries, Trust and Raising Responsible Kids in an Online World (W)
50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present & Future of Women and Power (W)
ENCORE | Brave, Not Perfect (LP)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Women of Color in The Workplace Roundtables
The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Get a Seat at the Table
Race, Hair and Working Women
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Small Business & Entrepreneur Roundtables Hall A | Marketplace

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.

Are You Ready to Lean Out?
Top Tops Know Before Raising Capital
Legal Do's + Don'ts for Entrepreneurs   
How to Bootstrap a Business
Preventing Sexual Harassment in Small Businesses
Running a Mission Driven Social Impact Business   
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Tech Roundtables Hall A | Technology Pavilion

Tech roundtables aim to address conference attendees’ diverse needs and interests as related to technology and innovation. These roundtables offer an intimate setting to ask questions and share best practices about staying nimble in the constantly changing digital landscape. Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables are discussion-based and will not feature a formal presentation. This ensures each conversation is truly personalized and allows attendees to ask questions relevant to growing their unique skillsets.

Each roundtable will be offered a total of three times to allow attendees the opportunity to participate in multiple discussions on different topics.

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

Mitigating the Teen Tech Addiction  
Til Death Do You Tweet
Being a Digital Influencer
LinkedIn