2019 Schedule

Sunday, April 14, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Optional Activity - Explore the infamous San Antonio River Walk
Transportation will be provided.
Buses depart from front of the hotel, continuous service from 9:00 to 1:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration Open
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Opening General Session
Be On Fire - Not Burned Out: Strategies for Engagement and Enjoyment in Challenging Times
Speaker: Courtney Clarke

High-performing employees know how to handle stress without burning out. Understand how change and chaos contribute to employee burnout. Discover why staying engaged in change is important, and the best tactics to keep you engaged. Apply new strategies for managing stress without the threat of burnout.
5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Strolling Dinner Reception and Networking Activity
A big warm Texas welcome is waiting just for you!
Don't forget to pack your jeans, let's get ready to have some fun.

Monday, April 15, 2019

6:00 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. Sunrise Fitness
7:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Networking Breakfast and Professional Photos
7:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. General Session:
The Confidence Code
Speaker: Grace Killelea
9:50 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Workshops

The Confidence Code - Unplugged
Speaker: Grace Killelea

Coming Soon
Speaker: Coming Soon

Executive: Coming Soon
Speaker: Coming Soon

11:30 a.m. –1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch and Professional Photos
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Master Class Session:

Leading in 24/7
Speaker: Sally Helgesen

Today's volatile, complex, and highly pressured 24/7 global marketplace is upending what organizations expect from leaders. In this program, Sally offers a comprehensive picture of the forces driving this change.

Executive: HBDI Assessment
Speaker: Crystal Fernando

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. She Speaks Session
A panel discussion
5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:30 p.m. – 6:40 p.m. Happy Hour
6:45 p.m. –7:45 p.m. Monologue Hour with Felice Belle and Jennifer Murphy

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

6:30 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Sunrise Fitness
7:00 a.m. 8:25 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. General Session: Girl, Stop Apologizing!
Speaker: Rachel Hollis
*Book signing to follow
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Workshops

How Women Rise
Speaker: Sally Helgesen

Executive: Coming Soon
Speaker: Coming Soon

Development Session: Coming soon
Speaker: Coming Soon

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Carla's Pearl's of Wisdom
Speaker: Carla Harris

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Conversation with Carla: A Meet and Greet
This event includes a lunch of convenience.
1:20 p.m. Conference Adjourned

*Education is designed to meet the needs of emerging, middle-level and executive leaders.

Emerging Leader: Entry to middle-level; responsible for developing independent work processes and executing on deliverables determined by departmental strategy; lead team initiatives and/or identify ways to address efficiencies and process related to challenges within current role.

Middle-Level Leader: Certain VPs who report to someone other than the CEO/President, director and senior director level; lead a team/s; set strategy and execute initiatives within department; ensure synergy across different lines of business; manage department and/or project related budgets.

Executive Leader: CEO/ President or reports directly to the CEO/President, Vice-president or above; have responsibility for leading a team and for major initiatives within the organization; develop strategic direction for unit that addresses the needs outlined in organization’s strategic plan and vision; manage multiple budgets and/or are responsible for organization’s overall financial health.