State Director Leadership Summit Agenda

State Director Leadership Summit

September 21-22, 2017

Washington, DC 

September 21, 2017

11:00amRegistration Opens
12:00pm-1:00pmTable Talk Luncheon & Summit Opening
1:15pm-2:00pmFast and Furious Networking
2:00pm-4:30pmWe Can All Get Along – Women’s Leadership in Civility
NFWL is committed to promoting a renewed political culture built on a foundation of mutual respect and trust; to increase civility and collaboration among legislators of all ideologies; and inspire legislators to take positive steps to diminish the partisan divide that threatens the health of our democracy. By developing the expertise of women leaders, we are confident that they will rise to the top and move the needle in their communities.
4:30pm-6:00pmBreak for Balance
Take a moment to indulge in beauty treatments, enjoy the sights of DC, and get ready for more deep dives into leadership.
6:00pm-7:00pmOpening Reception- Networking as a Sport
Getting to know people from across the aisle and across the country is critical to gaining value from convening. Embrace the spirit of engagement and connect with your fellow leaders.
7:00pm-9:00pmReflecting on Leadership, the Role of Women, and Rising to the Top
Introduction   |    Renee Dabbs      @ReneeDabbs
                                Management and Leadership Consultant
Keynote to be announced

September 22, 2017

8:30am-9:00amBreaking Bread
9:00am-11:00amLeading in Policy
In facilitated roundtable discussions, speakers will round robin to learn about how they can be highly informed leaders in issue areas that matter.
11:00am-11:30amNetworking Break
11:30am-1:00pmLuncheon: Go Forth and Lead
Make a commitment to continue to be an ambassador on behalf of NFWL, a leader in civility, and to achieve goals in your policy issue area of focus.
Keynote to be announced
1:00pm-1:15pmNetworking Break
1:15pm-2:30pmDefining Your Leadership
This session will tap into how you can better know your leadership style to communicate the value you offer, to harness your skillset and be more powerful and effective.
2:30pmWrap-Up & Adjourn

* Times Subject to Change*