Conference Agenda


The Momentum Conference 2016

Hundreds of conference goers enjoyed 10 inspiring, educational, and interactive sessions led by 40 distinguished professional women from across the state of Alabama. An entire area of the venue was given over for networking opportunities.

Many conference attendees took advantage of free resume reviews by seasoned HR professionals and continuing education credits in engineering, human resources, accounting, social work and nursing were offered. A bookstore and authors book signing areas were popular and keynote speakers Nyad and Hatchett were keep busy signing their latest books.

March 2nd, Day 1

5:30 PM

  • Networking Reception

6:45 PM

  • Momentum Leadership Awards

March 3rd, Day 2

7:15 AM

  • Registration, Breakfast, Networking
  • Bookstore and Resume Reviews Open

8:15 AM

  • Welcome

9:45 – 10:55 AM

Morning Breakout Sessions

  • “Taking Charge of Your Career”
  • “Building and Maintaining a Network of Relationships”
  • “Perspectives of Women CEOs”

11:20 AM – 12:40 PM

12:55 – 2:05 PM

 Afternoon Breakout Sessions #1

  • “Ethics & Compliance – Thriving in the Digital Age
  • “Understanding Succession Planning, Mentoring and Sponsoring”
  • “Women as Advocates in Politics, Business, and Community”
  •  “Conscious Leadership and Cultural Dexterity”

2:20 – 3:30 PM

 Afternoon Breakout Sessions #2

  • “Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Career”
  • “Leadership Philosophies from MOMENTUM C-Suite Leaders”
  • “Women’s Groups in the Workplace”

3:45 PM

Closing Event 

  • MOMENTUM Marketplace

Optional Activities

Books and Authors

Conference attendees stopped by the MOMENTUM Books and Authors area and perused  the books available on women’s leadership, inspiration, practical information, fiction, and more. Several Alabama authors were on hand to  autograph their books. Judge Glenda Hatchett and Diana Nyad were both kept busy signing their books.

Speed Resume Reviews

Many conference attendees took the opportunity to put their resumes in front of HR professionals to gain first impression feedback. This was one of several free resources available during the 2016 Conference.


Continuing Education Units

CEU’s were offered in the following fields: nursing (6.8), accounting (4), human resources (5.5), social work (8.4), and engineering. Continuing Education Units were available at no additional cost.