Conference

2017 Agenda

ICAN’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference – held for over 20 years in Omaha, Nebraska – is known to be powerful, insightful and authentic, representative of the leadership trends and transformations present in today’s workplace. In 2016 we hosted 2,550 leaders from 21 states and are ready for an even more powerful day in 2017.  Watch this video for more on our conference experience.
Join us on April 19, 2017 for W/L – The Work Life Challenge.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


6:45 – 8 a.m.
        
Registration, Exhibits & Networking

8 – 10:15 a.m.       Opening General Session

Opening Remarks/ Susan Henricks, ICAN President & CEO
Keynote/  Michael Kimmel, The Gendered Society
ICAN Leadership Award Presentation
Keynote/  Jane Miller, Women in America – Work and a Life Well Lived
Keynote/  Jessica Shortall, Workplace Balance and the War on Families
Keynote/  Deborah Roberts, Family Wisdom For Modern Times

10:15 – 10:45       Break: Exhibits, Bookstore & Networking 

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.        Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)

Cathy Benko, (Corporate) Lattice Living
Christine Hassler, Leveraging Expectation Hangovers in Work & Life
Kathryn Heath,
 Break Your Own Rules
Brigid Schulte, From Time Confetti Toward Time Serenity: Finding Time for Work, Love and Play

11:45 – 1 p.m.       Lunch

Brief Remarks
Best Place to Work for the Advancement of Women Award Presentation
Entertainment, Book Signing & Exhibits

1 – 2 p.m.        Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)

Cathy Benko, (Corporate) Lattice Living
Christine Hassler, Leveraging Expectation Hangovers in Work & Life
Kathryn Heath,
 Break Your Own Rules
Brigid Schulte, From Time Confetti Toward Time Serenity: Finding Time for Work, Love and Play

2 – 2:30 p.m.       Break – Exhibits, Bookstore & Networking

2:45 – 4 p.m.       Closing General Session

Keynote/  Aaron Davis, Tales from an Alpha Dad
Special Main Stage Moment/ Susan G. Komen Great Plains
Keynote/  Shabnam Mogharabi, The Infectious Power of Joy
Keynote/  Dan Thurmon, Off Balance, On Purpose
Closing Remarks

4 p.m.       Conference Concludes 

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