The Way Up

Developing Women Leaders to Enhance Iowa Higher Education

Schedule at a Glance - 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

8:00-9:15am Registration

Book Table & Other Vendors

Networking

Continental Breakfast
9:15-9:45am
Welcome: Conference Planning Committee

9:45-10:30am

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Barbara Decker,
President, Mercy College,
Des Moines, Iowa

"Meaningful Leadership: Transforming Our Relationships"

10:45-12:00pm Contributed and Invited Sessions I
12:15-1:30pm Lunch

Recognition Awards

Scholarship Awards
1:45-3:00pm Contributed and Invited Sessions II
3:15-4:30pm Contributed and Invited Sessions III
4:30-5:30pm

Complimentary Social Hour; Cash Bar

Silent Auction

Entertainment:  Seven Piece Band from Dowling High School; Directed by Steve Holland.

5:30-7:30pm

Banquet

Banquet Speaker

Dr. Kris De Welde
Director of Women's and Gender Studies and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Sociology.
College of Charleston, South Carolina

"The Fictions and Failures of Self-Empowerment for Women Leaders in Higher Education"

** Sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa

Silent Auction winners announced
 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Special Event:   After Hours: Activities at the Marriott!   Plan to attend special activities planned for The Way Up attendees after the Thursday evening Banquet.   From 7:30 - 9:00 PM on Thursday, November 2.  Check back for details.

Friday, November 3, 2017

7:30-8:30am

Breakfast Buffet

Networking

Registration

8:30-8:45am

Welcome

Announcements
8:45-10:00am Contributed and Invited Sessions IV
10:15-11:30am Contributed and Invited Sessions V
11:30-1:30pm Lunch

Closing Speaker

Dr. Erika Kirby &
Dr. Sherianne Shuler
Professors of Communication Studies
Creighton University, Omaha

“Go Forth and Set the World on Fire: Passion and Inspiration amidst Everyday Routines"

1:30pm

Conference Completed

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