Accelerate! Conference Schedule

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Tracks: Leadership, Operations, HR/Talent Management, Sales & Marketing

 Wed, Sept. 23
8:00a Registration Opens (Grand Hall)
7:50a - 11:15a WIT Accelerate! Tour
11:00a - 12:00p WIT Speed Mentoring 

Accelerated Speed Networking
12:00p - 1:15p Lunch (on your own)
1:15p - 1:30p Opening Session: Welcome! (Dallas Ballroom)
1:30p - 2:30p Opening Keynote
"Futurenomics: An Economic Snapshot and What to Do Next"
Dr. Mary Kelly, internationally reknowned author and speaker
2:30p - 2:45p Break
2:45p - 3:30p General Session: TBD
3:30p - 5:00p Networking at the Expo
6:30p - 9:00p "Got Game" Networking Reception

 Thursday, Sept. 24
7:30a Registration Opens (Grand Hall)
7:30a - 8:30a Networking Breakfast
8:30a - 8:45a Opening Session  (Dallas Ballroom)
8:45a - 10:00a How Remarkable Women Unleash their Leadership Potential
2020 WIT Influential Woman in Trucking Finalists (Dallas Ballroom)
10:00a - 11:00a Networking at the Expo
10:00a - 2:00p Truck & Technology Tour
11:00a - 11:45a Breakout Sessions (Block 1):
"Voice of the Professional Driver: Challenges on the Road"
Conversation with members of the WIT Image Team

"Taking Transportation Forward: The WIT Diversity & Inclusion Index"
12:00p - 1:15p Interactive Roundtable Discussions (Working Lunch)
1:30p - 2:15p Breakout Sessions (Block 2):
"Breaking through Barriers While Finding Balance"
Advice for some of WIT's 2020 Top Women to Watch
2:30p - 3:30p Breakout Sessions (Block 3):
"Creating a Culture that Embraces Gender Diversity"
Executive Panel: WIT's 2020 Top Companies for Women to Work For
3:30p - 4:30p Networking at the Expo
4:30p - 5:00p Free Time
5:00p - 6:00p "Top Companies" Reception and Program (Dallas Ballroom)
Sponsored by Redefining the Road magazine
6:00p - 7:00p I ♥ Trucking Networking Reception (Dallas Ballroom)
Sponsored by Hudson Insurance Group
Friday, Sept. 25
7:00a Registration Opens (Grand Hall)
7:00a - 8:00a Networking Breakfast (Grand Hall)
8:00a - 9:00a General Session (Dallas Ballroom)
9:15a - 10:00a Breakout Sessions (Block 4):
"Professional Growth Using the Entrepreneurial Mindset"
Executive Panel: WIT's Top Woman-Owned Businesses 
10:00a - 11:00a Networking at the Expo
11:00a - 11:45a Breakout Sessions (Block 5):
"Accelerate Your Career through Continuous Self-Innovation"
12:00p - 1:15p Interactive Roundtable Discussions (Working Lunch)
1:30p - 2:30p Closing Keynote (Dallas Ballroom)
"Change Redefined: Turning Uncertainty into Competitive Advantage"
Meridith Elliott Powell, Master Certified Strategist and Executive Coach
2:30p - 2:45p Game Card Grand Prize Give-Away & Conference Wrap-Up
2:45p Conference Adjourns

2:45 - 5:00p

Expo Tear-Down

*NOTE: Schedule is subject to change - please check back for updates