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Conference Schedule 

Friday, February 1, 2019




Time

Activity

Where

12:30-8:00pm

Quiet room available

Sitka Room

1:00-3:00pm

Registration Open / Sponsorship Fair

Terrace Room / Longhouse Ballroom

3:00-3:45pm

Welcome / Opening Session

Longhouse Ballroom

3:45 - 4:00 Break  

4:00-5:00pm

Breakout Session 1

 

 

Promoting Professional Advancement and Systemic Change for Future Generations of Women

Presenters: Sara Friedman & Sara Spiers, Portland State University

Council House A
 

Sorry, Not Sorry: Using Language to Maintain Authority

Presenter: Ashley Nilson, Portland State University 

Council House B
 

Braiding Multicultural Competence, Narrative Expression, and Collective Impact

Presenters: Serena Ota. St. Clair, Rogue Community College; Kathy Bryon; Bobbi Kidder 

Council House C
 

Lightning Talks (This session includes four lightning sessions during a 60 minute period)

Improve Your Communication with "Yes And" -- Presenter: Courtney Campbell, University of Portland

The Dark Side of Empathy -- Presenter: Amber Buck, University of Oregon

Using Bullet Journaling to Unlock Personal and Professional Development -- Presenter: Emma Larkins, Oregon State University

Motivation through Collaboration -- Presenter: Sharlena Luyen, Oregon State University

Lincoln Room

5:00-5:15pm

Break

Longhouse Ballroom

5:15-6:00pm

Intentional Networking Activities: Choose Your Own Networking

Longhouse Ballroom

6:00-6:30pm

Break

 

6:30-7:45pm

Dinner and no-host cocktails

Longhouse Ballroom

7:30-7:45pm

Saturday agenda overview

Great Hall

7:45-8:00pm

Break

 

8:00-9:00pm

Board Games with the Board (optional)

Gallery Room

 

Saturday, February 2, 2019




Time

Activity

Where

7:00am-4:30pm

Coffee/Tea available

Terrace Room

7:00am-6:00pm

Quiet room available

Sitka Room

7:00-10:00am

Registration Open / Sponsorship Fair

Terrace Room / Longhouse Ballroom

8:00-9:00am

Breakfast

Longhouse Ballroom

8:00-9:00am

Women of Color Caucus Breakfast

Gallery Room

9:00-9:15am

Break

 

9:15-9:30am

Welcome

Longhouse Ballroom

9:30-10am

Keynote: From Fearing Education to Fostering Education

Andrea Redeau, LPC, CADC1, NCC, Uniquely You Counseling LLC, Lewis & Clark College

Longhouse Ballroom

10:00-10:15am

Break

 

10:15-11:15am

Breakout Session 2

 

 

Job Crafting: Reimagining Your Work to Improve Satisfaction & Engagement

Presenter: Alex Aljets, Oregon State University

Council House A
 

Code Switching, Authenticity, and Communication Effectiveness

Presenter: Demian Lucas, Portland State University

Council House B
 

Practicing Civil Discourse in Un-civil Times

Presenters: Linda Samek & Debby Espinor, George Fox University

Council House C
 

#SquadGoals 

Presenters: Tiffany Thom & Alisha Higley, Southern Oregon University

Lincoln Room
 

Using Project Management Techniques to Build Leadership Skills

Presenters: Karenna Sills & Juliana Kutch, Portland State University

Pine Room

11:15-11:30am

Break

 

11:30-12:30pm

Unconference Planning Session

Longhouse Ballroom

12:30-2:00pm

Lunch

Longhouse Ballroom

12:30-2:00pm

Mentorship Lunch (Register Here)

Gallery Room

2:00-2:15pm

Break

 

2:15-3:15pm

Unconference Session

All Locations

3:15-3:30pm

Break

 

3:30-5:00pm

Wise Professionals Panel

Masami Nishishiba, Chair and Associate Professor of Public Administration; Associate Director, Center for Public Service, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University 

Kerry Day, Associate Director for Housing, Residence Life, University of Portland

Ellen Weeks, Associate Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology, Portland State University

Shanice Clarke, Program Coordinator, Pan-African Commons Student Center, Portland State University

Loraine Schmitt, Dean of Online Learning, Portland Community College

Katie McFaddin, Assistant Dean for Student Success and Retention Managing Director, College Advising Center, Lewis & Clark College

Longhouse Ballroom

5:00-5:15pm

Closing Remarks

Longhouse Ballroom

6:00-7:30pm

Optional Reception

Salishan Dining Room

Connect with Women Leaders

Networking with women leaders in the state of Oregon will enhance your professional experience. We look forward to creating opportunities for women to meet, connect and develop together.

Engage in Professional Development

Participate in opportunities for professional growth through educational programs that are provided by our campus contact network right on your campus, in your region or at a state wide gathering. The focus is on providing you with the leadership skills and mentoring necessary to lead.

Lead Change in Higher Education

Higher education in the state of Oregon provides a dynamic environment where women can impact change. Whether in the community college, 4-year institution, public, or private, we want you to be a part of shaping the future of higher education by empowering and affirming your leadership abilities.