PROGRAM SCHEDULE: ACEL DYNAMICS OF LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2017

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Time

Activity *

Location

Friday, July 7

7:00 pm -  9:00 pm

Check In & Registration

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome Reception & Keynote | Speaker: Svetlana Kim, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino (Light hors d'oeuvres will be served. Please have dinner prior to reception).

Saturday, July 8

7:30 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast & Opening

Acacia Ballroom A

9:00 am – 10:20 am

Session 1A: The Perfect Introduction: How to say who you are and what you do in 20 words or less 

Acacia Ballroom B

Session 1B: Achieving Work-Life Balance: How to Prioritize Competing Priorities

Acacia Ballroom C

Session 1C: Overcoming Conflict and the Fear Inside

Acacia Ballroom D

10:20 am – 10:30 pm

BREAK

Session 2A: Working On Multi-Generational Teams: Effective Techniques to Minimize Generational Differences

Acacia Ballroom B

10:30 am – 11:50 am

Session 2B: Changing the Conversation: Multicultural Communications in Diverse Markets

Acacia Ballroom C

Session 2C: Public Speaking: Experiences, Strategies, and Best Practices to Ace Your Next Presentation

Acacia Ballroom D

11:50 am – 1:10 pm

Lunch & Keynote | Speaker: Hon. Robert Bonta, California State Assembly

Acacia Ballroom A

Session 3A: The Role of Employee Resource Group & Your Career - Representation/ Advancement/ Advocacy

Acacia Ballroom B

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm

Session 3B: Learning from Failure: How to Make The Best Opportunity Out of Failure

Acacia Ballroom C

Session 3C: Learning the Language of Business

Acacia Ballroom D

2:30 pm – 2:40 pm

BREAK

Session 4A: Building a Strong Organizational Culture

Acacia Ballroom B

2:40 pm – 4:00 pm

Session 4B: Entrepreneurial Panel: Initializing Your Start-Up

Acacia Ballroom C

Session 4C: Running for Public Office 101: Your Hands-On Guide to Public Office

Acacia Ballroom D

4:00pm

End of Saturday Sessions

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday Gala Dinner, Keynote & Entertainment | Speaker: Bill Imada, Founder and Chief Connectivity Officer of IW Group

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Dinner will be served.

Sunday, July 9

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast & Keynote | Speaker: George Mui, U.S. Department of Commerce - MBDA

Acacia Ballroom A

Session 5A: Money Does Grow On Tree

Acacia Ballroom B

9:00 am – 10:20 am

Session 5B: How To Find Your Highest Purpose

Acacia Ballroom C

Session 5C: How to Properly Engage and Activate the Mysterious Millennial Generation

Acacia Ballroom D

10:20 am – 10:30 am

BREAK

Session 6A: The Beach Office: How to Build a Business Around The Lifestyle You Want

Acacia Ballroom B

10:30 am – 11:50 am

Session 6B: How to Capture and Keep Attention in a World Where No One has Time to Listen

Acacia Ballroom C

Session 6C: Energizing Your Passions: Establishing a Career in the Non-Profit World

Acacia Ballroom D

11:50 am – 12:00 pm

BREAK

12:00 am – 12:30 pm

Closing Announcements

Acacia Ballroom A

12:30 PM

End of Sunday Sessions





* Agenda Subject to Change

Conference Registration


Early Bird Before 5/31/2017


General Registration After 5/31/2017

Conference Kickoff Reception (Fri, July 7, 7-9pm) | Keynote Speaker: Svetlana Kim, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee

$30.00


$40.00

Gala reception, dinner, and event (Sat., July 8, 6-9pm)

$100.00


$120.00

DAY PASS: Saturday Conference (Sat, July 8) | Access to 12 workshops/seminars, breakfast, lunch & Dinner Gala

$200.00


$290.00

DAY PASS: Sunday Conference
(Sat., July 9) | Access to 6 workshops/seminars & breakfast

$95.00


$120.00

ALL-INCLUSIVE PASS: Best Deal!** (Friday, July 7 - Sunday, July, 9) | Full Access to Reception, Conference and Gala Event

$250.00


$400.00

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