Thursday, November 1, 2018

TIME EVENT / SESSION LOCATION ROOM CAPACITY
7:30a – 3p Registration & Information Desk Main Entry Foyer  
7:30a – 9a Continental Breakfast Upper Foyer – Front  
8:30a – 10a OPENING PLENARY Omni EF 250
10a – 10:15a Exhibit Hall Break  
10:15a – 11:15a LEADERSHIP – THE CHALLENGE

It Starts With You– Michele Lau Torres, Performance Management & OD Manager City of Austin

Southpark A 40
10:15a – 11:15a WISDOM AND WEALTH – Juanita Stephens, Financial Planner
JStephens Wealth Management
Southpark B 40
10:15a – 11:15a HOW GENTRIFICATION SAVED MY LIFE – Socar Chatmon-Thomas, Real Estate Agent,  Broker & Consultant Conference Center 60
10:15a – 11:15a WORKSHOP TDB The Oaks 100
11:15a – 11:45a Exhibit Hall Break    
11:45a – 1:30p EDUCATIONAL LUNCHEON
Sanya Richards-Ross, Track Olympian
Omni ABCD 300
1:30p – 1:45p Exhibit Hall Break
1:45p – 2:30p TBD- Anita Roberts President & CEO of AMC Publishing Southpark A 40
1:45p – 2:30p Faith Based Leaders Panel on partnering with public administration – Kenneth Thompson, KAZI Radio Host Southpark B 40
1:45p – 2:30p WORKSHOP TBD Conference Center 60
2:30p – 2:45p Exhibit Hall Break    
2:45p – 3:30p DEVELOPING OUR WE – Ronnie Russell CEO & President of Texas Black Pages Southpark A 40
2:45p – 3:30p LEADERSHIP LEGACIES: WHAT 4 GREAT PRESIDENTS CAN TEACH US ABOUT BOLD LEADERSHIP – Patricia Hayes JD, PVH Consulting Group Southpark B 40
2:45p – 3:30p PERFORMANCE MEASURES – Dominic Ross, City of Dallas Conference Center 60
3:30p – 3:45p Exhibit Hall Break  
3:45p – 5p GENERAL SESSION

Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling
Moderator: Kenneth Thompson, KAZI Radio Host 

Panelists:
Tam Hawkins, President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce

Stephanie Hayden, Director Austin Public Health

Joya Hayes, Director of Human Resources for City of Austin 

Veronica Briseno, Director Small & Minority Business Resources for City of Austin 

Raquel Daniels, Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Southwest Airlines

OMNI EF 250
7p – 11p PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION The Oaks 100

Friday, November 2, 2018

TIME EVENT / SESSION LOCATION ROOM CAPACITY
7:30a – 3p Registration & Information Desk Main Entry Foyer  
7:30a – 9a Continental Breakfast Upper Foyer – Front  
8a – 12p Health Fair/Vendors Lower Foyer  
8:30a – 10a OPENING SESSION Omni EF 250
10a – 10:15a Exhibit Hall Break
10:15a – 11a ADVANCING EQUITY– Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer for the City of Austin Southpark A 40
10:15a – 11a ACHIEVING AND MAINTAINING MENTAL & EMOTIONAL HEALTH – Jan Horning, Social Services Specialist Southpark B 40
10:15a – 11a FINANCIAL SUCCESS IS ACHIEVED BY CHOICE, NOT BY CHANCE – Eric Anderson, CEO, Owner, Anderson Financial Consulting Conference Center 60
11a – 11:15a Exhibit Hall Break
11:15a – 12p SERVING THE COMMUNITY:  Are You Chosen?

Winston Williams, Executive Director of the Capitol City Black Film Festival & CEO of PS Focus

Southpark A 40
11:15a – 12p WHY MAXINE WATERS IS OUR FAVORITE AUNTIE: Bridging the Gap Between Millennials and Everyone Else – Stephanie Bension, Motivational Speaker, Poet and Performer from Houston, Texas Southpark B 40
11:15a – 12p GLOBAL TRADE IMPACT ON PUBLIC SECTOR – Daniel Guerrero TBD Conference Center 60
12p – 12:15p Exhibit Hall Break
12:15 – 2:15p MARKS OF EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON

 

Omni ABCD 300
2:15p – 2:30p Exhibit Hall Break
2:30p – 3:30p CITY MANAGERS PANEL OMNI EF 250

 

3:30p – 4:30p Professional Networking Foyer