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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

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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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Registration fees

Early bird $695 (expires 9/21/12)
Standard $795

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Monday, October 22

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NEW Leadership Academy
Facilitating Challenging Conversations

Part I: Kim Zilliox
Vice President, Leadership Development
Women’s Leadership Coaching

Part II: Panel discussion

Melissa Donaldson

Director, Diversity Networks and Communication
Walgreen Co.

Additional panelists to be announced.

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 Networking for Success

Nadia Bilchik  President, Greater Impact Communications

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

It’s Not a Glass Ceiling,  It’s a Sticky Floor
Becky Shambaugh President & CEO, Shambaugh Leadership

Elevating Your Personal Presence for a Winning Edge
Nadia Bilchik President, Greater Impact Communications

Track II - Mid-Level Leaders Workshops on delivering results in tough times

Release Your Brilliance
Simon T. Bailey Founder, Brilliance Institute

Reality-Based Leadership
Cy Wakeman President, Cy Wakeman Inc.

Track III - Senior Executives  Workshops on developing strategic focus

The Sponsor Effect

Sylvia Ann Hewlett Founding President, Center for Talent Innovation 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm SUMMIT LUNCHEON

12:45 am - 2:00 pm  CONCURRENT SESSIONS  

Track I and Track II -- repeat

Track III - Senior Executives
The Art and Science of Collaboration
Madelyn Yucht  Principal Consultant, Linkage

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
Susan Chambers Chief People Officer, Walmart
Tom Falk CEO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
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 located downtown in the heart of Dallas. A limited number of rooms are available at the rate of $189 plus tax until September 27, 2012 (subject to availability). Please book online today or call 1-888-444-6664 and mention the Network of Executive Women.

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555 S. Lamar| Dallas, Texas 75202 | 1-888-444-6664 | 214-744-6664

Who should attend

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

Registration fees

Early bird $695 (expires 9/21/12)
Standard $795

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 and refund policy

No refunds 10 business days before the event date. Event registrations are transferable before the no refund period. Name badges are transferable the day of the event at no charge. Any cancellation and or registration transfer requests must be made via the following electronic form CLICK HERE. 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.


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