Monday, Nov. 13
Tuesday, Nov. 14
7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. National Board of Directors Meeting and Leadership Institute Registration Open
5-6:30 p.m. Leadership Institute Welcome Reception
Wednesday, Nov. 15
7:30-8:30 a.m. Leadership institute Breakfast
8:30-9:45 a.m. Conference Welcome and Opening Keynote
Futurenomics: The Economic Snapshot You Need to See Today

Dr. Mary Kelly, U.S. Navy (Retired)
10-11 a.m. Coaching for Peak Performance
Mike D. Comer, Hayes Group International
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The Art of an Interaction
Molly Ketcham, Interaction Expert
1:15-2:15 p.m. Leadership Concurrent Workshops
  • • The Secret Ingredient in the Formula for Connection
    Molly Ketcham, Interaction Expert
  • • P.I.V.O.T.: How to Lead Teams through Crisis, Challenge and Change
    Dr. Mary Kelly, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • • Common Pitfalls That ABC Chapters Face in Handling Accountability
    Mike D. Comer, Hayes Group International
3:30-4:30 p.m. Keynote Session
Lessons for Leadership From Jazz
Grant Ackerman, Columbia Business School (Retired)
Thursday, Nov. 16
8-9 a.m. Leadership Institute Concurrent Education Sessions
  • • Winning Hearts and Wallets: Strategies for Effective Political Fundraising Campaigns
  • • CEO and Board Partnerships: Unlocking the Potential for Growth and Success
  • • Chapter Financial Oversight for Board Members
9:15-10:45 a.m. Peer-to-Peer Sessions
  • • The Power of Peer-to-Peer for 2024 Chairs
  • • Board Leadership 2025 Peer-to-Peer Discussion Among 2025 Chairs
  • • Chapter Presidents Round Table Leveraging Peer-to-Peer Discussion
11-11:30 a.m. Leadership Institute Concurrent Education Sessions
  • • Accreditation: A Perspective for Board Chairs
  • • Mapping Out Your Year as Chair: Know What to Do Before You Have To Do It
  • • Navigating ERISA Trust Programs: Understanding the Chapter’s Role and Responsibilities
1-4 p.m. Optional Post-Conference Activity — Duckpin Bowling at Pinz and Pints
Test your skill and tap some friendly competition at Pinz and Pints with your peers for a retro game of duckpin bowling! Located on site and featuring a full bar, 10 taps, arcade games and lanes originally created in the early 1900s, this is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow conference attendees. The pins are shorter, and the balls are smaller, but the friendly competition will be bigger than ever! Create your own team or let us create a team for you for an afternoon to remember.