2017 HBA Annual Conference schedule

All events take place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown unless otherwise specified.

 

Monday, 6 November

 

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM “Tri” movie viewing and Fit to Lead panel
Additional fee applies. Limited seats available.
   
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pre-conference seminar: Women and Negotiation: Developing Powerful New Skills Using Improv
Additional fee applies. Must be a conference attendee to participate. Limited seats available.
   
1:00 - 4:00 PM Pre-conference seminar: Navigating Change and Challenges
Additional fee applies. Must be a conference attendee to participate. Limited seats available.
   
1:00 - 4:00 PM Pre-conference seminar: Reboot Your Personal Brand…and Own Your Success
Additional fee applies. Must be a conference attendee to participate. Limited seats available.
   
1:00 - 4:00 PM Pre-conference seminar: Analytical Leadership
Additional fee applies. Must be a conference attendee to participate. Limited seats available.
   
4:15 - 5:15 PM Conference Connections reception
Additional fee applies. Must be a conference attendee to participate. Limited spots available.
   
5:15 - 6:15 PM Chapter receptions
Sponsored by:
   
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Opening reception in the Experience Hall
Posters, exhibits and networking activities in the experience hall

Poster session sponsor:

 

Tuesday, 7 November

 

6:00 - 7:00 AM Fitness activities
Sign up for these optional activities will be available onsite at the registration desk in Philadelphia
   
7:00 - 8:15 AM Breakfast in the Experience Hall
Posters, exhibits and networking activities in the experience hall
   
7:00 - 8:15 AM

Rising Star and Luminary breakfast (by invitation only)
Sponsored by

   
8:30 - 9:45 AM Main stage presentation
Angela Duckworth

psychologist, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania,co-founder of the Character Lab, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, a New York Times bestseller
   
9:45 - 10:30 AM Break in the Experience Hall
Posters, exhibits and networking activities in the experience hall
   
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop session #1
   
12:25 - 1:45 PM

Main stage presentation and lunch
Channeling Your Inner Grit panel discussion

Moderator: Fawn Germer, CEO, Women's Leadership Network
Panelist: David Fajgenbaum, MD, assistant professor of medicine and associate director, University of Pennsylvania
Nikki Johnson-Huston, tax attorney, Law Office of Nikki Johnson-Huston LLC
Denice Torres, speaker, consultant, igniter, and 2015 HBA Woman of the Year

   
1:50 - 2:30 PM Break in the Experience Hall
Posters, exhibits and networking activities in the experience hall
   
2:30 - 4:00 PM Workshop session #2
   
4:30 - 6:00 PM Leadership in Healthcare: Focusing on the Oncology Patient
Women in Science reception
sponsored by
   
5:30 - 6:45 PM Visit the exhibitors in the Experience Hall

Also the Career Hacks 40/4/1 session
40 ideas, 4 topics, 1 fast-paced hour 
   
7:00 - 9:00 PM Reading Terminal Market reception (offsite)
Additional fee applies.

 

Wednesday, 8 November

 

6:00 - 7:00 AM Fitness activities
Sign up for these optional activities will be available onsite at the registration desk in Philadelphia
 
   
7:15 - 8:15 AM

Breakfast
Sponsored by

   
8:30 - 10:00 AM Workshop session #3
   
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break
   
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Main stage presentation:
Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour

America's first African American female combat pilot

Sponsored by

   
1:00 - 5:00 PM Optional Philadelphia sightseeing tour

 

Note: This draft agenda is provided for your travel planning purposes. The conference planning committee reserves the right to make adjustments to this agenda based on speaker schedules. An updated agenda will be provided here prior to the conference.