2019 agenda coming soon.  Check out last year's conference agenda below.


Time Event
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Registration Opens
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Morning Keynote by Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak, Co-Founders, Urban Growler

Minneapolis Author

3M Auditorium (Gold) and Honeywell Auditorium (Maroon)
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break & Transition
9:45-10:45 a.m.

I Have a Dream: Making Sure Your Goals are Not Gone with the Wind

Hanson Hall Rm 1-107

Compelling Communication: Leveraging Every Interaction

Carlson School Rm L-110

Economic Power of Women: Creating Our Own Path to Financial Well-Being

Hanson Hall Rm 1-109

Building Across Cultures: Relationships as a Lever for Equity

Hanson Hall Rm 1-105

Using the Power of Women to Build Better Businesses

Hanson Hall Rm 1-111

Business Chemistry: Using Science to Improve the Art of Relationships

Hanson Hall Rm 1-102
10:45-11:00 a.m. Break & Transition
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Why Not Me?

Hanson Hall Rm 1-107

Building Consensus through Constructive Problem-Solving

Carlson School Rm L-110

Intergenerational Workplaces: Understanding and Bridging the Gaps for Greater Bottom-Line Success

Hanson Hall Rm 1-109

Gender, Money, and Higher Education: Transforming Knowledge, Creating Leaders

Hanson Hall Rm 1-111

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Solution-focused Discussion of What Leaders Can Do after #metoo

Hanson Hall Rm 1-105
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Seize your Life

Hanson Hall Rm 1-108

Building Up a Meaningful Career

Hanson Hall Rm 1-104

It’s Time to Take Business Personally

Hanson Hall Rm 1-111

Seven Leadership Hurdles Women Face

Carlson School Rm L-110

Taking the Leap: Building a Business

Hanson Hall Rm 1-105
2:30-2:45 p.m. Break & Transition
2:45-4:00 p.m.

Carla Vernón

President, Natural and Organic Operation Unit, General Mill

Beth Kieffer Leonard

Managing Partner, Lurie, LLP

3M Auditorium (Gold) and Honeywell Auditorium (Maroon)
4:00-5:00 p.m.

Networking Reception