Tuesday, October 24
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(Cocktail reception to follow)

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Women In Construction Conference Agenda

7:30 am: Registration and Breakfast

8:15 am: Welcome to the 12th Annual Women in Construction Conference / Speakers: Barbara Werther, Latrice Black, and Avi Schwartz

8:45 am: A Career Journey: Conversation with Courtney DeBord / Speaker: Courtney DeBord

9:30 am: The Rearview Mirror - Objects May be Closer Than They Appear / Speakers: Sarah Pearlstein, Barbara Wagner, Pat Larrabee, Sue Oliver, and Lisa Enloe

10:30 am: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Successful Compensation Negotiation Strategies / Speaker: Donna Daley

11:00 am: Advocating for Yourself / Speakers: Danielle Edberg, Laura Miller, Monica Barnett, Nancy Schnee, and Clare Archer

12:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm: Keynote Speech / Speaker: Tamika Tremaglio

1:45 pm: What's #Trending? / Speakers: Erin Watstein, Deborah Murphy, Lakshimi Nalluri, and George Hawkins

2:45 pm: Creating the Business Case for Diversity and Fostering an Inclusive Environment / Speakers: Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah, Manar Morales, Sylvia James, Angel Franklin, Kim Steimle-Vaughan, and Paola Moya

4:00 pm: Gentrification: If You Build it, They Will Come / Speakers: Vanassa Simmons, Scott Plank, Maria Thompson, Jim Knight, and Henry Gilford

4:45 pm: Closing Remarks / Speakers: Barbara Werther and Latrice Black

5:00 pm: Networking/Cocktail Reception

Agenda content is subject to change