Experience 2019 begins June 6 with a cocktail kickoff at Blue 5 (4:30-7 p.m.) and the full conference, The Future of Leadership, is June 7 (7 a.m.-5 p.m.) at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke.
The conference includes plenty of sessions that will help you develop as a leader, plus networking and outdoor events to help you get even more engaged in the community. A ticket — just $65 — gets you into everything listed.
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As a young professional, have you struggled to have your project ideas accepted or even worse, had a project killed in the middle?
Dave Rohrer will lead an interactive project management session to help you learn how to move your projects from start to finish at Experience 2019.
Continue reading “How to Get Buy In, Management Approval, (and Recognition) for Your Projects”
The same skills that make you a good leader can help you take control of your health.
Get an insider’s guide to how you can get the best experience out of a doctor’s visit at Experience 2019. Dr. Keel Coleman will walk us through what medical professionals need from us in order to give the best diagnoses. (And having those conversations aren’t always easy; this can be a great step in learning how to have tough talks in all aspects of your life.)
Continue reading “Blockchain in the ER? The Future of Heathcare Starts with You”
Let’s go back to school! It might be a little different than you remember.
Understanding the future of K-12 education is important because soon, we will be working with, and for these young leaders. You’ll learn to navigate this path at Experience 2019.
Continue reading “Trending in Career Development: Personalized Learning”
How many times have you pivoted in your career already? The ability to adapt and change is more than just agility on your feet; it’s a skill that can make you a great leader.
With the constant change of technology and more young professionals entering the workforce, adaptability in the workplace for all ages is key to future success. Jeff Smith will dive into how we can continue to educate and be educated from coworkers who may have a variety of learning styles at Experience 2019.
Continue reading “The Key to Workplace Success? Adaptability”
Are you leading with purpose?
Zach Mercurio, best-selling author of The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose, will help you find the path to purposeful leadership at Experience 2019.
The first 75 people to register will get a free copy of The Invisible Leader!
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That cubicle you are sitting in might be a thing of the past.
Nicholas Ratcliff, an architect/interior designer who started his career as a brand designer for Gensler before moving to a boutique firm in New York, will lead a session where he dives into the future of workspaces and how the environment around you can impact work performance.
This is just one of the sessions that will help you jump start conversations about Future of Leadership at Experience 2019 on June 7. Continue reading “What Will Your Future Workplace Look Like?”
Did you know that members of the Experience committee are volunteers with careers outside of event planning?
Taryn Luoma is a Roanoke native who moved away at a young age and recently moved back to the region after taking a job at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. She is excited to see more young professionals come here for work. When she is not working, she enjoys indoor rock climbing at The River Rock Climbing gym, petting any dog that crosses her path, reading, and trying to spruce up her own little fixer-upper.
Experience 2019 is June 6-7 at the Taubman Museum. (What are you waiting for? Registration is open.) Make sure to say “hello” to Taryn there. Continue reading “Faces of Experience: Taryn Louma”
Get all the tools you need to grow your career and leadership skills at Experience 2019. This year’s conference, “The Future of Leadership,” will help you redefine leadership to inspire innovation and thrive in the workplace of tomorrow. National and local speakers will help you connect and develop your professional narrative and goals for the next year, 5 years, or 10 years. Continue reading “Experience 2019: The Future of Leadership Starts Now”
Experience committee members are involved in a variety of ways throughout the Roanoke Region.
Committee member Tim Pohlad-Thomas works at RIDE Solutions as an outreach and communications specialist, helping to make the region more bike-friendly. In his free time, he’s an outdoor enthusiast and father of two who spends many of his days hiking or camping. Continue reading “Faces of Experience: Tim Pohlad-Thomas”