2017 Agenda

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6:30 am - 8:15 am Registration Open North Lobby
Remember to bring your printed badge!
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open Hall A
Exhibit Hall Highlights
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. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities offering practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a moderator who has expertise around the topic, these sessions will offer a “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from speakers offering their firsthand experiences

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories

FC = Fireside Chat.

Connectional Intelligence: How to Get Big Things Done (POE)
Ladies…Get Paid: Negotiate with Courage and Get What You Deserve (POE)
Innovate with the Power of Onlyness (W)
Transition and Land Your “It!” (POE)
Build a Brand to Last: Strategies to Make Your Mark and Advance (POE)
A Conversation on Life Hacks for Life Zen (FC)
The “Skinny” on How to Build a Cocktail for Success: A Fireside Chat with Skinnygirl Mogul Bethenny Frankel (FC)
The Future of Modern Love (W)
Option B: Finding Joy in the Face of Adversity (W)
The Gift of Failure (W)
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 offering practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a moderator who has expertise around the topic, these sessions will offer a “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from speakers offering their firsthand experiences

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories

FC = Fireside Chat.

How to Get Buy-In to Pioneer Equity in Your Organization (FC)
Navigating Office Politics…and Difficult People (W)
Managing Up: A Strategic Approach to Success in the Workplace (POE)
How to Build and Harness a Meaningful Network (POE)
Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace (W)
Pioneer Your Big Life: How to Use Grit and Perseverance to Your Advantage (POE)
Learning to Drop the Ball and Achieve More by Doing Less (W)
Global Citizenship: The Powerful Convergence of Everyday Life and Social Impact (POE)
Live Richer with the One Week Budget (W)
Get Over Your S*it, Be a Badass and Start Enjoying Life
What We Build: Finding Your Voice Through the Power of Spoken Word (W)
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. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities offering practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a moderator who has expertise around the topic, these sessions will offer a “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from speakers offering their firsthand experiences

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories

FC = Fireside Chat.

Resources and Strategies for Parenting Children in Behavioral or Emotional Crisis (POE)
ENCORE | The Future of Modern Love (W)
ENCORE | The Confidence Divide: Closing the Gap to Achieve Career Success (W)
ENCORE | Connectional Intelligence: How to Get Big Things Done (POE)
ENCORE | The Joy Manifesto: Life Hacks for Life Zen (POE)
Challenging the Status Quo (POE)
The User Manual: Instructions for How you Work as a Manager (W)
Strategies for Closing the Diversity Gap (POE)
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Small Business Roundtables Hall A | Marketplace
Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around focused and specific topics 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!

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: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm; 3:35 pm – 4:05 pm; 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm.
Roundtable 10 | Getting Started: From Ideation to Execution
Roundtable 9: Retirement Planning for Small Business Owners
Roundtable 1 | How to Turn Your Passion into a Viable Business
Roundtable 2 | You want me to Charge What? How to Stop Undervaluing Your Work
Roundtable 3 | Digital Entrepreneurism
Roundtable 4 | Building a Business that Gives Back
Roundtable 5 | DIY Marketing: How to Achieve Explosive Growth (without the Hefty Price Tag)
Roundtable 6 | Speak with Impact and OWN the Room
Roundtable 7 | Raising Capital: Succeeding at Your Company's Biggest Transition
Roundtable 8 | The Idea Bar: Turn Simple Ideas into Businesses
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Social Media Roundtables Hall A | Technology Pavilion
Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a focused and specific social media topic. Roundtables are discussion based and will not feature a formal presentation. We encourage attendees to come with questions!

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: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm; 3:35 pm – 4:05 pm; 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm.

CHECK BACK SOON FOR ADDITIONAL ROUNDTABLE AND SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Roundtable 9: How to Successfully Network the Digital Cocktail Party of Twitter
Roundtable 8: Integrated Digital Storytelling: How to Create Authentic and Lasting Relationships
Roundtable 7: The Power of Secret Facebook Groups
Roundtable 6: Using Social Media for Branding
Roundtable 5: How to Get Insights from Your Social Media Data
Roundtable 4: Create Lasting Customer Relationships Using Social Media
Roundtable 1 | Parenting in a Digital Age
Roundtable 2 | Rally and Engage: How to Use Social Media for Nonprofit Fundraising
5:00 pm Conference Closes
Thank you for joining us!