2019 Agenda

Wednesday, May 22

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lower Atrium

Registration – badge pick-up

 

Agenda is in formation and will be augmented as it develops.

 

Thursday, May 23

7:15 am - 8:15 am
Market Foyer
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Registration

Continental Breakfast & Exhibits


8:20 - 8:30 am
Grand Ballroom
Program Welcome & Introduction

Janice L. Tuchman, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering News Record
Melinda Gentile, Partner, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.


8:30 - 8:40 AM
Grand Ballroom
Keynote Introduction

 


8:40 - 9:40 AM
Grand Ballroom
Keynote - More information to come

 


9:40 - 10:40 AM
Grand Ballroom
Panel Discussion - More information to come

 


10:40 - 11:00 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Refreshments, Networking, Exhibits

11:00 - Noon - Grand Ballroom
Panel Discussion

Token Advance or True Experience: Removing the Qualifier to Gain Parity


Noon - 1:30 PM
Atrium
Luncheon

Optional Facilitated Conversation Tables:
Facilitators will host tables on 15-20 topics of interest


1:30 PM – 2:25 PM
Grand Ballroom and Pacific Concourse

Breakout Sessions (55 minutes)

TRACK A

Women in Construction Law

TRACK B

Why LGBTQ+ Issues Matter to Your Firm
Facilitator: Scott Blair, ENR Managing Editor

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TRACK C

Take the Steps to Advance Your Career

Facilitator: Ted Lower, Former President EA Engineering, HR Consultant and Executive Coach

TRACK D

Career Path Mapping

Facilitator: Stephane McShane, Director, Maxim Consulting Group

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2:20 PM – 3:00 PM
Grand Ballroom and Pacific Concourse

Breakout Sessions

TRACK A

Drawing Women into the Crafts through Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

TRACK B

Pay Equity Research/Salary Negotiation Coaching

TRACK C

Motivating People in Today’s Pop Culture World

TRACK D

Rolling the DICE: Industry’s New AEC Diversity and Inclusion Alliance

Facilitator: Silvia Siqueira, Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Hilti

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3:00 - 3:30 PM
Gold Ballroom Foyer
Networking, Refreshments & Exhibits

3:30 - 4:15 PM
Grand Ballroom
Panel Discussion
Life in the Owner’s Seat

Moderator: Ann Drummie, Vice President, Brailsford & Dunlavey

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4:15 - 5:00 PM
Grand Ballroom
Keynote

Avery Bang, CEO, Bridges to Prosperity

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5:00 - 6:00 PM
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Reception, Networking & Exhibits

 

 

Friday, May 24

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Market Foyer
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Registration

Continental Breakfast & Exhibits


8:30 - 9:15 am
Grand Ballroom
Keynote

 


8:30 - 9:15 am
Grand Ballroom
Keynote Q&A

Looking Back—Looking Forward: How Far Have We Come?
Women Pioneers Share Their Stories
Lorna Tardif, partner HKA


9:15 - 10:15 am
Grand Ballroom
Panel Discussion:

#MeToo 2.0 — Moving Past Harassment


10:15 - 11:15 am
Grand Ballroom
Panel Discussion

 


11:15 - 11:25 am
Grand Ballroom
Closing Remarks

Janice L. Tuchman, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering News Record
Melinda Gentile, Partner, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

 

 

 

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