2019 Women Leaders National Convention Agenda 

**More details will be filled in as they become available

We intentionally design programming at the Women Leaders National Convention to appeal to a variety of preferences and learning styles, so every attendee will learn, bring back actionable takeaways to their team, and be inspired! Check back often to get detailed descriptions of the keynote speakers, Power Panels, breakouts, TedX-style talks we'll offer.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

7:30 am - 2:00 pm: NCAA Division II Governance Academy

DII grantees only

9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Registration & Women Leaders Store Open

11:00 am - 2:00 pm: Women Leaders Board Meeting

presented by: Generator Studio
Closed meeting

12:00 - 1:30 pm: First-Time Attendee Workshop

Advanced sign-up required; sign up during the registration process

1:00 - 3:00 pm: CWSA Honda Cup Board Meeting

Closed meeting

1:45 - 2:45 pm: Career Catalyst: Mock Interviews

Formerly called Personal Branding Center

3:00 - 4:00 pm: Power Panels

3:00 - 4:00 pm: Revenue Generation Track

presented by: Learfield/IMG College and Paciolan

4:30 - 5:30 pm: Opening Keynote: Ella L.J. Bell Smith

Title: The Power Equation

presented by: Daktronics

5:30 - 7:00 pm: Welcome Reception 

presented by: Fiesta Bowl

6:45 - 8:30 pm: Women Leaders Board of Directors & Local Organizing Committee Dinner

presented by: Global Diversity Logistics & Ice Miller

9:00 - 10:30 pm: Leaders Lounge

presented by: Relation Insurance & Mutual of Omaha

Monday, October 14, 2019

6:15 - 7:15 am: Fit to Lead: Group Fitness

7:30 am - 5:00 pm: Registration & Women Leaders Store Open

7:30 - 8:45 am: Continental Breakfast

presented by: Anthony Travel

7:30 - 8:30 am: Women of Color Conversation

presented by: Perkins & Will

7:30 - 8:30 am: Conference Women Administrators Meeting

7:30-8:30 am: Michigan Task Force on Women in Sports

closed meeting

8:45 - 10:00 am: Morning Keynote: Crista Samaras

Topic: Brave Your Fear
Award of Distinction presentation for Julie Foudy and the "99ers"

presented by: Eastman

10:00 am - 5:30 pm: Career Catalyst: One-on-One Coaching Sessions

10:30 - 11:30 am: Executive Leadership Track: Mi-Ai Parrish

Topic: Leading Change During Challenging Times

presented by:

10:30 - 11:30 am: TEDx Talks

10:30 - 11:30 am: Revenue Generation Track

presented by: Learfield/IMG College and Paciolan

12:00 - 1:20 pm: Nike Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon: Past Presidents Celebration

Emcee: Sage Steele

presented by: Nike

1:45 - 2:45 pm: Executive Leadership Track: Lindsey Pollak

Topic: The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace

Presented by: Global Prairie

1:45 - 2:45 pm: Power Panels

1:45-2:45 pm: Revenue Generation Track

presented by: Learfield/IMG College and Paciolan

3:00 - 4:00 pm: Executive Leadership Track: Van Adams

Topic: Leveraging Your Leadership Brand for Impact

presented by: Midtown Signs

3:00-4:30: Breakout Sessions

3:00-3:40: Breakout One
3:50-4:30:Breakout Two

presented by: Buchalter

3:00-4:00 pm: Revenue Generation Track

presented by: Learfield/IMG College and Paciolan

5:00 - 6:00 pm: President's Reception

presented by: Cherry Sports Gear & Visit Phoenix

6:00 - 8:00 pm: Dinner on your own

8:00 - 10:00 pm: Party for a Purpose

presented by: Adidas

10:00 - 11:00 pm: Leaders Lounge

presented by: Relation Insurance & Mutual of Omaha

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

6:30 - 7:30 am: Fit to Lead: Yoga

7:30 - 8:30 am: Women Leaders Board Meeting

7:30 am - 1:00 pm: Registration & Women Leaders Store Open

7:30 - 8:30 am: Division I NCAA Championships Survey Meeting

7:30 - 8:30 am: Executive Institute Catalyst

*Invite required

8:45 - 10:45 am: Business Session & Celebration of Advancement

Live Podcast with Violet Palmer and guest speaker Mark Emmert

presented by: Final Four Phoenix Local Organizing Committee

      

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Power Panels

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Revenue Generation Track

presented by: Learfield/IMG College and Paciolan

12:30 - 2:15 pm: Jostens Administrator of the Year Awards Luncheon

Emcee: TBD

presented by: Jostens

2:45 - 3:45 pm: Power Panels

3:00 - 6:15 pm: President/Search Firm Roundtable

Presented by: NCAA
Open to members of the Executive Candidate List only and pre-registration is required (opening in early August)

6:30 pm: Division III Women Leaders NEXT

Special Guest Speaker: Linda Vollstedt

presented by: BSN Sports, 3 Fold Group, & Strategic Edge
Advanced sign-up required; sign up through the registration process.
*Must be a Division III Athletic Director or Commissioner to attend