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Conference Schedule

October 10, 2024

7:30-8:30 AM

Registration Open & Coffee with Exhibitors

Location: The InterContinental New Orleans

8:30-8:45 AM

Special Music, Welcome by Daryl Anne Estill & Charli Introdution

8:30-9:30 AM

Ignite Inspiration Panel

Presentation by Grundfos

9:30-10:00 AM

10:00-10:15 AM

Get Moving, Kevin Bailey

10:00-10:30 AM

Bloom Where You Are Planted

10:15-10:30 AM


10:30-11:00 AM

Presentation from ABB

11:30-11:45 AM

High-Frequency Flow State Mastery, Jennifer Watson

11:45-1:30 PM

Lunch & Open Exhibits

1:30-2:00 PM

Why High Functioning Teams Matter

Presenters: Cheryl Merchant and Leslie Taito

2:00-2:30 PM

Rising Together: The Importance of Female Mentorship and Support in Skilled Trades

Presenter: Meaghan Ziemba

2:30-3:00 PM


3:00-4:30 PM

Breakout Rooms 1-3

Sessions include:

Making Impact from your purpose’s heart

Presenter: Denise Pouleurs

Purpose, Confidence and Decision Making

Presenters: Gina Simpson & Dana Peever

Transforming Leadership in Construction: Meeting the Demands of a Changing Industry

Presenter: Coralee Beatty

BYOB! Be Your Own Brand

Presenter: Tiffany Vandemark

Women are Smarter

Presenter: Rob Montenegro

High-Frequency Flow State Mastery: Sustaining Peak-Performance when the wrench is thrown at you

Presenter: Jennifer Watson

Empowering Women to Lead and Succeed in the Digital Age

Presenters: Barbara Trautlein & Blanka Gyorgy

Secrets of Working Moms in Construction

Presenter: Amanda Kurt

Panel: Personal Stories of Overcoming Challenges

Presenter: Amy Crosby, Rebecca Heustess, Emily Wilkins, Ally Jencson, Dianne McMaster (moderator)

Even more... Virtual Only Sessions will be available within the Whova App at this time as well.

4:30-5:00 PM 

Ally Panel: Mentorship and Sponsorship

Presenter: HJ Dewes, David McMillan, John Hartline, and Ralph Anthony

5:00-6:00 PM 

Break - Time to unwind from a busy day of learning and connecting as we get ready for a night of celebrating women in industry

6:00-7:00 PM 

Networking & Open Exhibits and Photography stations

Dinner & Awards Gala  

7:00-8:00 PM 

8:00-11:00 PM 

Women in Industry Fashion Show 

Cocktail to Formal Dress with a side of PPE

Dance Party

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