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.
   
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 - 6:30 PM Chapter receptions
   
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Opening reception in the Experience Hall
Posters, exhibits and networking activities in the exhibit hall

 

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 exhibit 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 exhibit hall
   
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop session #1
   
12:30 - 1:45 PM Main stage presentation and lunch
   
1:45 - 2:30 PM Break in the Experience Hall
Posters, exhibits and networking activities in the exhibit hall
   
2:30 - 4:00 PM Workshop session #2
   
4:30 - 5:30 PM Women in Science reception
sponsored by
   
5:30 - 6:45 PM Career Hacks networking reception in the Experience Hall
   
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
   
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
   
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.