7:45-8:30   Registration & Breakfast

8:30-8:45   Welcome

8:45-9:15 Keynote & Award Presentation

9:30-11:00   Negotiation Skills for Women

Workshop 1: Proven Strategies of Turning a “No” Into a “Yes

  • Identify resistance points within a negotiation.

  • Learn techniques to use resistance as a source of information.

  • Overcome resistance and how to transform it

Workshop 2: How to Stand Out, Influence, and Lead in the Workplace Using Negotiation Skills

  • Identify your strengths and how to promote them.

  • Find ways to be visible when you need to be seen.

  • Use collaboration as a way to get involved and get noticed.

Workshop 3: How to Prepare For a Successful Negotiation

  • Discover tips to use when you do not have time to prepare for a negotiation.

  • Identify strategies and opportunities to buy time so as to gain information.

  • Prepare yourself to remain in control during the negotiation.

Workshop 4: Putting Your Emotions to Work: The Mind Body Connection in Negotiation

  • Develop mindfulness based tools to enter a negotiation with your ”best” self in a stressful situation

  • Learn strategies to manage your knee jerk reactions to others' emotions

  • Use emotions to increase your power in negotiation

11:00-11:15   Coffee Break

11:15-12:15   Diversity & Negotiation

Panel 1: Assertiveness: Helpful or Hurtful

  • Learn how to use the latest research on women and negotiation in your next negotiation.

  • Make sense of contradictory messages of how women should act in a negotiation.

  • Learn how to minimize backlash from being assertive.

Panel 2: Intergenerational Negotiation – Learning How To Navigate The Divide

  • Learn proven strategies from experienced women in the workplace.

  • Identify the strengths the younger generation of women bring to the workplace.

  • Learn strategies for intergenerational advancement for women in the workplace.

Panel 3: Human Resources Make a Difference: Culture, Race and Gender

  • Learn tactics of how to best negotiate your hire.

  • Learn best practices for diversify and maintaining your talent pool.

  • Discover ways to use your assets to show up strong.

Workshop 1: Integrative Health and Wellness: How to Bring Your “Best” Self to a Negotiation

  • Why integrative health and wellness should matter to you and your company.

  • How to develop and promote health and wellness practices for yourself and your company.

  • Engage in a mindfulness-based meditation session.

12:15-1:00   Lunch

1:00-1:45   Keynote Speaker

1:45-2:00   Break

2:00-3:00   Leadership & Negotiation

Workshop 1: Asserting Yourself as a Leader

  • Develop your leadership capacities and create leadership opportunities

  • Take control of creating leadership opportunities.

  • Negotiating When Your Direct Reports are Older Than You

Workshop 2: Negotiate Your Way Up: Strategies to Advance Your Career

  • Use your success to catapult you up the leadership ladder.

  • Learning from mentors and coaches to give you a boost.

  • Explore how to advance vertically and enrich laterally through negotiation.

Workshop 3: Uncovering Your Unconscious Bias (for HR professionals and C-Suite Leader)

  • Identify ways to uncover your implicit biases.

  • Identify the root causes of these biases and how they affect your behavior.

  • Develop strategies for managing or changing these biases.

Influencer Spotlights: Negotiating Your Personal Brand Using Social Media

  • Clarify the components involved in creating your personal brand.

  • Learn ways to manage your brand and increase your influence.

  • Identify changes you need to make to enhance your personal brand.

3:00- 3:15 “Juice Press” Snack Break

3:15-4:00   Co-ed Panel: Workplace Dynamics in a Post “Me Too” Era

 4:00-4:45   Keynote Speaker

4:45-5:00   Closing Remarks

5:00-6:00   Cocktail Hour


**Agenda may be subject to change