2017 Agenda

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Main Day 1

7:00-8:00am Registration & Power Networking Breakfast
8:00-8:10am  

Opening Remarks, Program Chair

 

8:10-9:10am  

Career Development: Panel Discussion

A Professional Development Road Map for a Diversity of Career Options in STEM

 

9:10-9:50 am  

Career Development & Diversity Keynote

 

9:50-10:10am Networking Break & Innovator’s Poster Sessions
10:10-10:50 am  

Entrepreneurship Case Study Presentation

 

10:50-11:50am  

Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion

This Panel Discussion will focus on how to be successful in entrepreneurial endeavors, and how to fail until you succeed.

 

11:50-12:50pm Networking Lunch & Poster Sessions
12:50-1:30pm  

Keynote Address

 

1:30-2:30pm  

Leadership Speed Dating

 

In one hour go one on one with leaders in the field to discuss

·         Entrepreneurship

·         Career Development/Mentorship

·         Project Management & Team Building

·         Diversity, and Discrimination

2:30-3:00pm Networking Break & Poster Session Voting
3:00-4:00pm  

Project Management & Team Building Panel Discussion

This Panel Discussion will focus on how leadership and entrepreneurs prioritize and effectively manage projects, as well as building effective teams and garnering the needed support.

 

4:00-5:00pm  

Diversity, and Discrimination Panel Discussion

Being the Only Black Women: How to Navigate Isolationism in your field, Negative Perceptions, and the Intricacies of Work Place Communication. This panel will explore the isolation, and invisibility that can plague black women in the work place.

 

5:00-6:00pm Cocktail Reception

 

                           

Main Day 2

7:20-8:20am    

Networking Breakfast

8:20-8:30am    

Remarks from Program Chair

 

8:30-9:10am  

Project Management & Certifications Preparation and Review

 

9:10-9:50am  

Diversity & Navigating Discrimination Keynote

 

9:50-10:10am Networking Break
10:10-10:50am    

Seizing Opportunities & Financial Management: How to Earn Seven Figures Doing What You Love- Finance Keynote

 

10:50-1130am  

Break Out Sessions

Session A: Science TBA

Session B: Technology TBA

Session C: Engineering TBA

Session D: Mathematics TBA

11:30-12:10pm  

Break Out Sessions

Session A: Science TBA

Session B: Technology TBA

Session C: Engineering TBA

Session D: Mathematics TBA

12:10-2:00pm  

Innovator’s Awards Ceremony Lunch

   

Close of BWIS Conference

 

 

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