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D7 Leadership Conference Schedule

Thursday, August 24, 2017

2:00pm-6:00pmRegistrationEmbassy Suites Hotel

TIME TITLE LOCATION
3:00pm-6:00pm EC Meeting Board Room
5:30pm-7:30pm Welcome/Hotel Reception (for hotel guests) Reception Area
6pm-9pm Dinner on Your Own & Downtown Poker Pub Crawl
“Aces in All the Right Places”
 Downtown Tuscaloosa

Friday, August 25, 2017

TIME TITLE SPEAKER LOCATION
6:00am-9:00am Hotel Breakfast (for hotel guests) Reception Area
9:00am-10:00am Morning Keynote: Living your Dream & Leaving your Legacy Sarah Patterson Grand Ballroom
10:15am-11:15am Breakout: Redefining Leadership for the 21st Century Mark Nelson Capstone A
10:15am-11:15am Breakout: Why you need CRM and how to use it plus how advertising utilizes CRM Clay Davis Capstone B
11:30am-12:30pm Lunch Keynote: The Young and The Restless: Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Millennial Talent Kenon Brown Grand Ballroom
12:45pm-1:45pm Breakout: Nonprofit Business Plan: Marketing a Mission Not a Product  Jackie Wuska Capstone A
12:45pm-1:45pm Breakout: The Rise of Branding in Higher Education Linda Bonnin Capstone B
2:00pm-3:00pm Breakout: Finding Your Lucky Charms for Event Planning Lucy Arnold Sikes and Ray Taylor Capstone A
2:00pm-3:00pm Breakout: Pitch, Please! Mark Barry Capstone B
3:15pm-4:15 State Meeting Various Locations: Determined by Individual States
5:30-7:30 Hotel Reception (for hotel guests) Reception Area
6:00pm-10:00pm Bryant-Denny Stadium Reception and Tour
(dinner & drinks provided)
Bryant-Denny Stadium
BUSES WILL TRANSPORT FROM HOTEL TO STADIUM BETWEEN 6-6:30PM
10:00pm-Midnight Hospitality (drink tickets provided)

Saturday, August 27, 2017

TIME TITLE SPEAKER LOCATION
7:00am-10:00am Hotel Breakfast (for hotel guests) Reception Area
9:00am-10:15am Morning Keynote: Advertising, Disability and the Diversity Directive Josh Loebner Yellowhammer
10:30am-12:00am New Officer Training: The Future of the Ad Club Joanne Schecter, EVP Club Services, AAF National Black Warrior
10:15am-11:15am Regional Directors Meeting Capstone
11:15am-12:15pm Council of Presidents Meeting Capstone
12:15pm-1:45pm Lunch Keynote Rick Bragg, journalist, writer, and Pulitzer Prize winner Yellowhammer
2:00pm-3:00pm Club Workshop: Hosting Your Most Successful Local American Advertising Awards Michele Massey & Karli Figueroa Black Warrior
2:00pm-3:00pm Club Workshop: From Insolvent to Thriving: How Atlanta Doubled Their Membership in 1.5 Years Angie Ahumada Capstone
3:15pm-4:15pm Club Workshop: We’ve Been Robbed! Brad Fisher Black Warrior
3:15pm-4:15pm Club Workshop: Building Club Diversity Adam Miller and Mary Sood Capstone
3:15pm-4:45pm District Board Meeting Yellowhammer
5:00pm-5:30pm President’s Reception  Governor’s Suite
5:30pm-6:30pm Hotel Reception (for hotel guests) Reception Area
6:30pm-10:00pm Mouth of the South, “Everything 80s”
(dinner provided, cash bar)
GloryBound Gyro Co.
10:00pm-12:00pm Hospitality (drink tickets provided) Reception Area

*MOTS Practice – Times will be announced at conference with practice times beginning at noon on Saturday*

 

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