WLC 2018 SCHEDULE*

*** Schedule as of July 31, 2018.  Conference schedule is subject to change

Sunday, August 26th

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WLC Relax & Refresh Hydrated by Dasani
MGM Grand Pool
Complimentary, The event is full at this time. To be placed on the waiting list, please e-mail womensleadership@mgmresorts.com

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Early Registration Opens
MGM Grand Conference Center - Marquee Ballroom

Monday, August 27th

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk Open
MGM Grand Conference Center - Marquee Ballroom

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Phyllis A. James
Natalie Allen
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Suze Orman
WOMEN & MONEY: Be Strong. Be Smart. Be Secure.
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Networking Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Education Session I

- Emerging Leader -
Sandra McDowell
Power of Expectations
311 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Leader -
Star Bobatoon
Use the Good China
207-209 - 2nd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Sharon Melnick, Ph.D.
A Proven Roadmap to Achieve Your Next Level Success
309 - 3rd Floor

- Executive -
Deborah Gardner
Awaken Your Inner Champion
310 - 3rd Floor

WLC Interactive Workshop I
Jennifer Guthrie, Ph.D.
A Rising Tide: Modeling Positive Conflict Communication
308 - 3rd Floor

Coaching Education Session
Tracy Sinclair
Accelerating Development through Coaching
306-307 - 3rd Floor

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Tarana Burke
me too
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     
Networking Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Education Session II

- Emerging Leader -
Jackie & Kelsey
The Too Much Tour
311 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Courtney Clark
The Art of Accelerated Resilience
310 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Sheri Riley
Live In Your P.O.W.E.R.- 5 Keys to Inner Peace & Increased Productivity.
207-209 - 2nd Floor

- Executive -
Sharon Melnick, Ph.D.
A Proven Roadmap to Achieve Your Next Level Success
309 - 3rd Floor

WLC Interactive Workshop II
Gillian Pinchevsky, Ph.D.
Empowering Yourself to Empower Others
308 - 3rd Floor

WLC Interactive Workshop III
Katherine Twells
Intentional Leadership
306-307 - 3rd Floor

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.     
Networking Break

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Candy Chang
Before I Die
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

4:45 - 5:00 p.m.          
Closing Comments
Natalie Allen
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Celebration Reception
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

Tuesday, August 28th

7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk Open
MGM Grand Conference Center - Marquee Ballroom

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Natalie Allen
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Immaculée Ilibagiza
Immaculée’s Story of Hope and Forgiveness
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Networking Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Education Session III

- Emerging Leader -
Courtney Clark
Winning When Life Doesn't Go According to Plan
311 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Julie Chesley, Ph.D.
Understanding, Embracing and Integrating ALL of You! Welcome to Your Inner Committee
310 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Gillian Pinchevsky, Ph.D.
Empowering Yourself to Empower Others
207-209 - 2nd Floor

- Executive -
Sandra McDowell
The Neuroscience of Leadership: Leading with the Brain in Mind
309 - 3rd Floor

WLC Interactive Workshop IV
Tanja Hollander
Building Connections
308 - 3rd Floor

Coaching Education Session
Tracy Sinclair
Accelerating Development through Coaching
306-307 - 3rd Floor

11:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch & Program
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Xernona Clayton
Tracing Our Roots: A Look Back at the American Civil Rights Movement with Xernona Clayton
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch is served

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Executive Leadership Panel
Bonnie Addario
Jan Jones Blackhurst
Valerie Biden Owens
Katherine Twells
#TheTimeIsNow
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Networking Break

2:30 p.m.  - 3:30 p.m.
Education Session IV

- Emerging Leader -
Sheri Riley
Live In Your P.O.W.E.R.- 5 Keys to Inner Peace & Increased Productivity.
311 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Steve Thomas
Understanding Weird People
309 - 3rd Floor

- Emerging Executive -
Jennifer Guthrie, Ph.D.
A Rising Tide: Modeling Positive Conflict Communication
207-209 - 2nd Floor

- Executive -
Cara Silletto
Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer
310 - 3rd Floor

WLC Interactive Workshop V
Jackie & Kelsey
Owning Your Too Muchness - Be Big, Be Bold!
308 - 3rd Floor

WLC Interactive Workshop VI
Greg Chase
Networking Etiquette Workshop
306-307 - 3rd Floor

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Networking Break

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Lisa Borders
Leadership 2.0
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Premier Ballroom - 3rd Floor

*** Schedule as of July 31, 2018.  Conference schedule is subject to change