The IIA Palm Beach Chapter is pleased to invite you to the 8-CPE
SOFT SKILLS CONFERENCE
Date: Friday, May 31, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: NCCI Holdings, Inc., 901 Peninsula Corporate Circle, Boca Raton
Key Note Speakers
This great event will feature the following key note speakers:
Steve D. Thompson, Ph.D.- Executive Director, Marketing and Communications at Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education and a Program Professor of Educational Leadership. A former administrator at University of Miami, a professional and trade acquisitions and development editor for Wiley/ Jossey-Bass, an assistant professor of education at Barry University. He edited numerous K-12 educational books and published academic articles. http://www.sdthompsonphd.com/
Pete De La Torre - President/CEO of The Renatus Group, LLC, an organization that specializes in re-inventing businesses through consulting, business facilitation, training and professional speaking services. Mr. De La Torre held key positions with numerous non-profit and business organizations and he is hosting “The Pete De La Torre Business Program”, a live weekly radio show focusing on economic development and business opportunities for South Florida. http://www.renatusgroupfl.com/
Communication Styles: Communication styles vary widely, and in this session, through the lens of ancient wisdom and post-modern applications, participants will cultivate a resonant and consistent imprimatur in all forms of communication—speech, written, and iconic—both explicit and implicit.
Continuous Self-Improvement: This session will show how to promote personal self-improvement and it will address both how to engage in workplace self-improvement and how to create a personal brand through narrative, iconography, and affect in varied workplace contexts. Practical applications will address personal websites, social media, text messages, and posts.
Networking in the New Economy: This interactive session will teach participants how to be a successful networker in the new economy. The participants will learn the importance of on-going effective strategic planning and implementation of networking activities both internally and externally.
Personalized Branding “Create Top of Mind Recognition”: The session will help identify uniqueness in today’s marketplace and teach how to maximize someone’s personal skill sets to create top of mind, long term branding. Become a brand of your own through a concerted marketing approach!
|Registration and Breakfast
||8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. |
||8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. |
||8:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. |
||10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. |
|Continuous Self Improvement
||10:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. |
||12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. |
||1:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. |
||2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. |
|Networking in the New Economy
||3:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. |
||4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
Cost: $100 for Members, $125 for Non-Members
call (561) 659-8466, option 1, ext. 7156 by Tuesday May 28, 2013.
This will be our last CPE event of the chapter year - please support your chapter by attending this event!