11:30 a.m.: Registration, Exhibits, & VIP Networking
Noon – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch & Keynote
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.: Workshops & Panel Discussions Session 1 (registrants choose one)

  1. Managing Tough Conversations: Positive, Proactive Solutions
    Karen Hough, CEO, ImprovEdge
  2. Emotional Intelligence
    Melisza Campos, Master Trainer, Dale Carnegie
  3. Leveling the Playing Field: Succeeding in Male Dominated Fields  (a panel discussion)
    Naomi Silver, CEO, Rochester Red Wings
    Sandra Doorley, District Attorney, Monroe County
    Nancy Tinsley, President, Rochester General Hospital
    Moderator, Rama Yelkur, Dean and Professor of Marketing, School of Business, Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise, St. John Fisher College
  4. The Power of Personality
    Lauren Dixon, CEO, Dixon Schwabl

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: Exhibits, Networking & Coffee Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.: Workshops & Panel Discussions Session 2 (registrants choose one)

  1. Negotiation Skills Training
    Dolores Kruchten, President, Eastman Business Park
  2. From Buddy to Boss
    Jeanette Batiste-Harrison, Co-founder & Partner, Batiste Leadership & Katelyn Donald, Partner, Batiste Leadership
  3. Transformational Leadership
    Fran Weisberg, CEO, United Way
  4. Building an Inspiring Culture (a panel discussion)
    Kristen Clark, Partner, The Bonadio Group
    Lauren Dixon, CEO, Dixon Schwabl
    Peggy Riley, Director of Employee Communications, Wegmans
    Donna Shultz, CEO, Mirror Show Management
    Moderator, Wynndy Turner, Chief Human Resources Officer, United Way

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.: Speed Mentoring, Exhibits, Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres & Conversations