ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Leadership Conference to be held Nov. 27-28, 2017 in Ames, Iowa
by ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Student Assistant Madeline McGary
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Leadership Conference will be held on November 27-28, 2017 at the Iowa State Center – Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa. The cost to participate in the Intensive Leadership Workshops on Monday evening is $20.00. The cost to participate in the full day conference on Tuesday is $30.00 for students with college/university identification and $60.00 for all others. Online registration is now available.
On Monday evening from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, conference attendees have the opportunity to participate in one of the three Intensive Leadership Workshops offered. Dinner during the workshops is included in the cost of registration. The three-hour interactive sessions will give women practical leadership advice and tools as well as inspire women to lead successfully at all levels of experience.
Additional networking activities are also available on Monday. Conference attendees can sign up to take a free campus tour from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and enjoy a hospitality room at the Best Western University Park Inn and Suites from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
The full-day conference on Tuesday begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 4:30 pm. Lunch as well as morning and afternoon refreshments are included in the registration cost. The day begins with keynote speaker Roxi Beck’s presentation on ‘Winning in Complex Conversations’ and concludes with capstone speaker Jeanne Bernick’s presentation on ‘How Remarkable Women Lead with Confidence.’ Throughout the day, more than 20 outstanding general session and concurrent session speakers will enlighten and energize attendees with a variety of leadership topics ranging from establishing mentorships to starting new businesses to mapping your leadership journey.
Highlighting the conference will be the recognition of seven inspiring women from across Iowa who are being honored as the 2017 ‘Women Impacting Agriculture.’
A full conference agenda and other details is available at the ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Ag website.