SCHEDULE

MGM Resorts Foundation
2017 Women's Leadership Conference

MGM Grand Conference Center
August 7-8, 2017

Sunday, August 6th

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Early Registration Opens
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

Monday, August 7th

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk Open
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

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
Natalie Allen / Phyllis A. James
Premier Ballroom

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Lisa Ling
Open Heart, Open Mind
Premier Ballroom

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Education Session I
- Emerging Leader -
Meredith Allan
The SECRET Weapon
Room 311

- Emerging Executive -
Dr. Yasmin Davidds
A Woman’s Guide to Taking Charge of Any Negotiation
Room 309

- Executive -
Laura Gassner Otting
Finding Your Leadership Voice
Room 310

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Networking Lunch
Premiere Ballroom

1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Executive Leadership Panel Discussion
Pati Jinich / Desiree Reed-Francois / Katherine Twells
Change: The Mantra of Career Growth
Premier Ballroom

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Networking Break

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Education Session II
- Emerging Leader -
Jenny Evans
Confident You: Bold, Energized & Resilient
Room 310

- Emerging Executive -
Laura Gassner Otting
Finding Your Leadership Voice
Room 309

- Executive -
Rashmi Airan / Serina Vash
She is Me: Why Ethical Vigilance Must Be Every Person’s Mission
Room 311

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Networking Break

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Roslyn Brock
“C” Your Success
Premier Ballroom

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Closing Comments
Natalie Allen
Premier Ballroom

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

Tuesday, August 8th

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk Open
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet
MGM Grand Conference Center - 3rd Floor

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Conference Open
Natalie Allen / Phyllis A. James
Premier Ballroom

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Anne Clarke Wolff
Leadership Lessons in a Nonlinear World
Premier Ballroom

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Education Sesion III
- Emerging Leader -
Rashmi Airan / Serina Vash
She is Me: Why Ethical Vigilance Must Be Every Person’s Mission
Room 311

- Emerging Executive -
Phil Gwoke
Demystifying Millennial Management
Room 310

- Executive -
Jenny Evans
Confident You: Bold, Energized & Resilient
Room 309

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Dr. Jen Welter
Authentic Leadership
Premier Ballroom

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Networking Break

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Education Session IV
- Emerging Leader -
Gregg Brown
Developing Leadership Resilience: 5 Steps to Increase Your Effectiveness During Change
Room 311

- Emerging Executive -
Dr. Lalia Rach
Career Aspirations: Decide What Is Right for You!
Room 310

- Executive -
Phil Gwoke
Breaking into the Millennial Mind: Strategies for Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating
Room 309

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Networking Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Main Stage Keynote Presentation
Carla Harris
Tools for Maximizing your success
Premier Ballroom

4:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Closing Entertainment
Premier Ballroom

*** Schedule as of July 14, 2017. Conference schedule is subject to change.