2019 Agenda

2019 speakers and sessions will be added here as they’re confirmed!

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7:30 am - 5:00 pm Career Pavilion Learning Bursts Hall A | Career Pavilion
Best Practices for Rising Women Leaders in STEM
The Relationship Game: Cultivating Authentic Relationships to Climb  The Ladder
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Health & Wellness Pavilion Offerings Hall A | Health & Wellness Pavilion
Get Better at Stress
Maternal Health
Caregiving: A Public Health Priority
Look Good, Feel Good
Fighting Back: One Woman’s Journey with Heart Disease
Benefits of Core Conditioning and High Intensity Interval Training
Energy for Performance
Just Ask”...Promoting Open Conversations about Sexual Health
8:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote Session Hall B
Seating for the Opening Keynote session is first-come, first-served.
9:30 am - 10:00 am Author Book Signings Hall A | Bookstore
9:30am Author Appearance
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)
6:00 am - 6:30 am Author Book Signings Hall A | Bookstore
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)
Ask for It: Success for Women Begins With Negotiation Savvy (W)
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.
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Author Book Signings Hall A | Bookstore
2:45 pm Author Appearance
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: Raising Responsible Kids in an Online World (W)
50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present & Future of Women and Power (W)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Roundtables for Women of Color in The Workplace
Owning Your Immigrant Status as a Woman of Color   
The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Get a Seat at the Table
Race, Hair and Working Women
Emotional Wellness Matters for Women of Color         
Capital & Funding Resources for Minorities and Women-Owned Businesses   
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.

Accessing Capital to Start and Grow your Business
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

Creative Magic & Marketing Strategies for LinkedIn
How to Become a Digital Influencer
Til Death Do You Tweet
Mitigating the Teen Tech Addiction  
Impact-Driven Digital Communications      
Leading Remote Teams
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Author Book Signings Hall A | Bookstore
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm Author Book Signings Hall A | Bookstore
4:40pm Author Appearances