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NEW Leadership Summit 2012 (Student Invitation)
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10/22/2012 to 10/23/2012
When: October 22 - 23, 2012
Where: Omni Dallas Hotel
555 S. Lamar
Dallas, Texas  75202
United States
Contact: Lauren Martinez

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Profit from the Network's NEW Leadership Summit 2012 October 22-23 at the all new Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas. This year's NEW Leadership Summit -- the industry's largest diversity event -- will focus on ways you can take control of your career and your life. You'll hear from two powerful speakers -- high-performance motivator Yvonne Camus and sociologist Dr. Bertice Berry -- choose from concurrent sessions tailored to your experience level and interests and leave with a game plan for reinvigorating your career, organization and life.

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Monday, October 22

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NEW Leadership Academy
Two one-hour sessions

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Affinity group meetings
Regional Officers Best Practices session

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
First-timers and networking workshop

5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
NEW Town Hall 2012

5:00 - 5:15 pm
Welcome remarks
NEW Board Chair Michelle Gloeckler
Senior Vice President, Home, Walmart US

5:15 pm – 5:45 pm
NEW Annual Members Meeting

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Special remarks
Profit from Your Life Experiences
Dr. Bertice Berry

6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Opening night gala

12:00 pm - 9:30 pm 
NEW Silent Auction
Great stuff, great cause

6:45 pm - 7:30 pm 
Cocktail reception

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
NEW Regional Awards banquet

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Regional Awards afterparty

Tuesday, October 23

6:45 am - 7:45 am

8:00 am - 9:30 am GENERAL SESSION

8:00 am ­ – 8:30 am
Opening remarks
NEW Vice Chair Catherine Lindner
Vice President, Retail Marketing, The Walgreen Co.

8:30 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote
The Future of Women and Retail
Julie Gilbert Newrai
President, WOLF and former SVP, Best Buy

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Morning break

10:00 am­ – 11:15 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Track I - Emerging Leaders Workshops on owning your career
Track II - Managers
Workshops on delivering results in tough times
Track III - Executives
Workshops on developing strategic focus*

11:30 am – 12:30 pm SUMMIT LUNCHEON


2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Afternoon break

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm GENERAL SESSION

2:30 pm ­– 3:30 pm
Executive Roundtable
View from the C-Suite

Moderator: Alison Kenney Paul Vice Chairman, US Retail Leader and Principal, Deloitte
Irene Chang Britt
President, Pepperidge Farm
Tom Falk
CEO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Susan Chambers Chief People Officer, Walmart
Bhavdeep Singh
Executive Vice President, Operations, Ahold USA

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Closing keynote
Leading a High-Performance Life
Yvonne Camus

High-performance motivator

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Closing message


All meetings and events will be held at the full-service Omni Dallas Hotel in the heart of downtown Dallas.

Omni Dallas Hotel
555 S. Lamar Street  | Dallas, TX 75202 | (214) 744-6664

Who should attend

Industry managers and executives
Emerging leaders
Good leaders who want to be great

Registration fees

$299 student rate

You must be a current NEW member* with valid log-on credentials to register. Not a Network member? Contact your company's NEW Ambassador or join now for just $200 and enjoy 12 months of NEW benefits, including invitations to national conferences and full access to our online networking and collaboration tools.

*Members are individuals who have registered online as part of their organization's national sponsorship of NEW, or individuals who have paid their annual dues.

Cancellation policy

Cancel by Monday, Oct. 8 to receive a full refund (refunds available 10 business days before the event) and or request a ticket transfer. Click here to request your cancellation/refund and or cancellation/transfer requests.

Please note that while registration fees are transferable, annual membership fees are not. If the original attendee is a member, the replacement attendee must be a member, or become a member, to receive the discounted registration fee.

Portions of this event may be photographed and videotaped for use by the Network of Executive Women in its sole discretion. Any and all attendees of the event may be videotaped and/or photographed while in attendance and attendees will not be compensated in any fashion for use of a video tape or photograph containing any attendees image or likeness.

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