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
- Networking Reception
- Momentum Leadership Awards
March 3rd, Day 2
- Registration, Breakfast, Networking
- Bookstore and Resume Reviews Open
- Breakfast Keynote Address by Judge Glenda Hatchett
9:45 – 10:55 AM
- “Taking Charge of Your Career”
- “Building and Maintaining a Network of Relationships”
- “Perspectives of Women CEOs”
11:20 AM – 12:40 PM
- Luncheon Keynote Address by Diana Nyad
12:55 – 2:05 PM
- “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
- “Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Career”
- “Leadership Philosophies from MOMENTUM C-Suite Leaders”
- “Women’s Groups in the Workplace”
- MOMENTUM Marketplace
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.