Agenda

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

7:30 - 8:15 Registration Opens Market St. Entrance; 2nd Floor
Will-call only.
7:30 - 5:00 Exhibit Hall Open Hall C
Exhibit Hall Highlights
7:30 - 5:00 Career Pavilion Offerings Drexel LeBow Career Pavilion | Hall C
7:30 am – 5:00 pm: Coaches Corner & Resume Review
7:30 - 5:00 QVC+zulily Product Search Women-Owned Business Pavilion | Hall C
Audience seating available at the QVC stage in the Women-Owned Business Pavilion
7:40 - 8:20 Maximize Your Conference Day Tierney Social Hub | Hall C
Choose one of two sessions:
7:30 - 5:00 1:1 Social Strategy Sessions Tierney Social Hub | Hall C
Chat one-on-one with social media and digital experts
8:00 - 3:45 Health & Wellness Classroom Mini-Sessions Health & Wellness Pavilion | Hall C
Health & Wellness Classroom Schedule:
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 | Hall C
9:45 am Author Appearances
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)
The Art of Branding: Positioning Yourself for YOUR Future (POE)
Career Transitions: Pivoting into Career 2.0 (POE)
Why Your Fluctuating Moods are a Strength, not a Weakness (W)
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 | Hall C
11:00 - 4:00 The Knowledge Bank Classroom Learning Bursts Knowledge Bank Pavilion | Hall C
Two Workshops, Four Sessions:
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
Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape our Behavior (W)
Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Bridging the Gap (POE)
Innovative Women Pushing the Boundaries: Sharing Strategies for Risk-Taking and Success (POE)
How We Decide: Strategies to Improve Our Decision Making Skills (POE)
Managing Stress & Burnout (POE)
Retirement Planning: Tips and Tricks for Making Your Money Last (W)
Transform Your Norm…Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone (LP)
Think Differently: Feeling Confident about Taking the Lesser Known Path (POE)
12:30 - 1:00 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Hall C
1:00 - 2:45 Keynote Luncheon Halls A & B
Please refer to your printed badge for your table assignment.
2:45 - 3:15 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Hall C
2:45 pm Author Appearances
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)
Expert Exchange | Your Career Path: Defining it Differently
Gender Partnership: Engaging Men As Advocates to Pioneer Gender Equity
Expert Exchange | How The Choices We Make Help Us Stand Out, Step Up and Get Noticed
Expert Exchange | Diversifying Your Network
ENCORE: Transform Your Norm…Success Lies Outside Your Comfort Zone (LP)
3:00 - 4:40 Small Business Roundtables Women-Owned Business Pavilion | Hall C
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.
Roundtable 1 | Building YOUR Brand
Roundtable 2 | Passion Forward: Building a Business You Love
Roundtable 3 | Hustle Hard: Promoting Yourself and Your Business
Roundtable 4 | Lesser Known Funding Sources for Growth
Roundtable 5 | Affordable Marketing Strategies
Roundtable 6 | Tell Your Story and Engage Others
Roundtable 7 | The Body/Business Connection: Strategies to Boost Your Energy and Confidence
Roundtable 8 | Cultivating Customer Stories for Business Growth
Roundtable 9 | Maximize Profitability with Your Most Valuable Assets – Your Employees
Roundtable 10 | You’re Not Alone: A Discussion of Women Business Owners’ Unique Challenges
3:00 - 4:40 Social Media Roundtables Technology Pavilion | 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 1 | Using Twitter as Your Springboard
Roundtable 2 | Maximize Engagement on Your Website and Beyond
Roundtable 3 | Blogging with Authenticity
Roundtable 4 | Leveraging LinkedIn & Social Selling for Power Networking
Roundtable 5 | Optimizing Instagram
Roundtable 6 | Google Analytics: Tracking Your Social Media Success
Roundtable 7 | Take Action: Social Media Strategy That Gets Results
Roundtable 8 | Beyond the Blog: Go LIVE
Roundtable 9 | How To Maintain Balance in a Social Media World of 24/7
4:00 - 4:30 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Hall C
4:00 - 5:00 Wine Tasting Networking Reception Booth #408 | Hall C
Please stop by the booth in advance to pick up your complimentary wristband
4:40 - 5:00 Author Book Signings Next to Book Store | Hall C
5:00 - 5:00 Conference Closes
Thank you for joining us!