Agenda

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Sessions and speakers are confirmed to date, and subject to change.

7:30 - 5:00 Exhibit Hall Open Hall C
Exhibit Hall Highlights
7:30 - 8:15 Registration Opens Market St. Entrance; 2nd Floor
Will-call only.
8:30 - 9:45 Opening Keynote Session Halls A & B
Seating for the Opening Keynote session is first-come, first-served.
9:45 - 10:15 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Exhibit Hall C
Author signing schedule coming soon!
10:00 - 11:00 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
Redefining Leadership: The Core Behaviors of Successful Leaders (POE)
Women, Work and Life: How to Give and Take (W)
Career Transitions: Pivoting into Career 2.0 (POE)
Why Your Fluctuating Moods are a Strength, not a Weakness (W)
The Art of Branding: Positioning Yourself for YOUR Future (POE)
Your Own Sweet Time: Building a Life That Works for You (W)
Living with Intent: Your Guide for Moving From Action to Outcome (W)
I AM THAT GIRL: Empowering Your Everyday Life (W)
11:00 - 11:30 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Exhibit Hall C
Author signing schedule coming soon!
11:30 - 12:30 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
Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Bridging the Gap (POE)
Innovative Women Pushing the Boundaries: Sharing Strategies for Risk-Taking and Success (POE)
Managing Stress & Burnout (POE)
Retirement Planning: Tips and Tricks for Making Your Money Last (W)
Think Differently: Feeling Confident about Taking the Lesser Known Path (POE)
Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape our Behavior (W)
How We Decide: Strategies to Improve Our Decision Making Skills (POE)
Transform Your Norm…Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone (LP)
12:30 - 1:00 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Exhibit Hall C
Author signing schedule coming soon!
1:00 - 2:45 Keynote Luncheon Halls A & B
Please refer to your printed badge for your table assignment.
2:45 - 3:30 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Exhibit Hall C
Author signing schedule coming soon!
3:00 - 4:00 Breakout Session III Meeting Rooms
Breakout & Encore Sessions + Expert Exchanges

Expert Exchange sessions provide attendees with the opportunity to gather with peers in a smaller setting to hear from experts about best practices and lessons learned around career or personal development topics. In addition to valuable knowledge sharing, they provide a great peer networking opportunity. Expert exchange sessions are designed to be intimate; therefore capacity will be limited. Seating is first come, first served, and doors will close once we reach capacity.
Pivot: The Only Move that Matters Is Your Next One (W)
How to Lead…When You’re Not in Charge (W)
3:00 - 4:40 Social Media Roundtables Exhibit Hall C
Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a 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: Blogging with Authenticity
Roundtable: Social Selling to Grow Your Network
Roundtable: Optimizing Instagram
4:00 - 4:30 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Exhibit Hall C
Author signing schedule coming soon!
5:00 - 5:00 Conference Closes
Thank you for joining us!