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Inspiring keynotes and thought-provoking panel discussions will motivate you to Step In to your continued professional and personal development, while interactive and innovative breakout sessions will encourage you to Step Up to new career heights. There will also be abundant time throughout the conference to build your network with colleagues and fellow industry professionals.

 

To view the 2014 Conference Schedule, click here

 

New for this year: We're mixing things up a bit.

Based on feedback, we're incorporating more interactivity into the agenda to keep things interesting.

 

 

 Westside Ballroom, 5th Floor

 

The Big Stage will host discussions, interviews and presentations that will challenge you to think beyond "business as usual," featuring leaders and trailblazers in high-level strategic talks.

 

10:00 am   Innovation Inspiration: A Culture of Creativity

  1:30 pm   Smart Decisions: Leading in a Complex World

  2:45 pm   Navigating Your Career: Moves for Mobility

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Julliard Complex, 5th Floor


Idea Lab sessions will feature innovative thinkers providing fresh ideas, tips and stories to help you hone your interpersonal and leadership skills. Expand your thoughts, see new possibilities and find yourself saying, "Hmm, I never thought of that."


10:00 am   The Self-Aware Leader: Roadmap to Reinvention
  1:30 pm   The Power of Vulnerability: Risk, Reward and Resilience
  2:45 pm   Media & Entertainment Overview: Megatrends and Their Implications


Please note: Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

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Lyceum Complex, 5th Floor

 

Chat Room tactical conversations will provide you with specific tools and takeaways around niche topics essential for effective management. Interact with your colleagues and subject matter experts in an intimate setting.


10:00 am   The Power of Story
  1:30 pm   Leading During Turbulent Times: Mobilizing Yourself and Your Team for Change
  2:45 pm   Team Trust: Communication & Influence through the Art of  Improv


Please note: Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

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Majestic Complex, 6th Floor

  

Workshops will encompass hands-on learning opportunities designed around unique tactics to help you stand out and accelerate your career. Roll up your sleeves, get to work and play an active role in your learning. 


10:00 am   Amplify Your Work with Passion & Purpose: Five Easy Steps to Create an Authentic Personal Brand

  1:30 pm   Amplify Your Work with Passion & Purpose: Build Your Blueprint for Brand Activation

  2:45 pm   Productivity Hacks: Tech Tools for Taming T​ime


 Please note: Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

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CAREER MOBILITY & VISIBILITY

   Amplify Your Work with Passion & Purpose: Build Your Blueprint for Brand Activation

   Amplify Your Work with Passion & Purpose: Five Easy Steps to Create an Authentic Personal Brand

   Navigating Your Career: Moves for Mobility
 

MANAGING CHANGE / TOOLS FOR MANAGING

   The Self-Aware Leader: Roadmap to Reinvention

   Leading During Turbulent Times: Mobilizing Yourself and Your Team for Change

   Productivity Hacks: Tech Tools for Taming Time​
 

COMMUNICATIONS & INFLUENCE

   The Power of Story

   The Power of Vulnerability: Risk, Reward and Resilience

   Team Trust: Communication & Influence through the Art of Improv
 

STRATEGY & TRENDS

   Innovation Inspiration: A Culture of Creativity

   Smart Decisions: Leading in a Complex World

   Media & Entertainment Overview: Megatrends and Their Implications

When making your travel arrangements, please keep in mind that the conference will begin at 8 am on Monday, September 15. On Tuesday, September 16, sessions will conclude at 12:45 pm and the program will close with the L. Patrick Mellon Mentoring Luncheon at 2:15 pm.