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Thursday, April 14

 
 

2:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Registration (All Attendees Must Register)
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel

 
 

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Opening Reception

Location: Holiday Inn Hotel

 
 

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Movie Night:
"The Cherokee Word for Water"
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel

 
 

Friday, April 15

 
 

6:30 - 7:00 a.m.
Sunrise Blessing Ceremony with the AISES Council of Elders

Location: Outside directly behind the Holiday Inn Hotel along the river.

 
 

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

Location: Holiday Inn Hotel

 
 

8:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Registration
(All Attendees Must Register) 
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center

 
 

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Dream Big - It's Your Career
Presenters: Deborah Clairmont, USDA-NRCS, and Lawrence Shorty, USDA-NRCS
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

    

Other Available Options

TOUR: Mayo Clinic
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mayo Clinic
*You must attend for the full three-hour timeslot.

Tour Includes:

  • Mayo Clinic 3000 Careers tour for students
  • Mayo Clinic Celebration of Research - Lab
  • Mayo Clinic Simulation Center
 
 

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Leveraging Covey to Lead Change
Presenters: Gage Hutchens, Wells Fargo Bank; AD Cropper, Raytheon; and Nathaniel Todea, USDA-NRCS
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

 
 

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Embracing Social Networks for Technical Professionals
Presenter: Martin Keen, IBM
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

 
 

12:00 - 1:15 p.m
Lunch
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

 
  1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
My Culture and STEM: Conversation with AISES Elders and Board
Presenters: Representatives from AISES Council of Elders and the AISES Board of Directors
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom
   

Other Available Options
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Dream Big - It's Your Career
Presenters: Deborah Clairmont, USDA-NRCS, and Lawrence Shorty, USDA-NRCS
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

 
 

Professional Track:
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Watson: Developing New Skills in the Cognitive Era
Presenter: Chris DeYoung, IBM
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Classroom 7

   

Student Track:
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Leveraging Covey to Lead Change
Presenters:Gage Hutchens, Wells Fargo Bank; AD Cropper, Raytheon; and Nathaniel Todea, USDA-NRCS
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

 
 

Professional Track
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Leadership Development Using Emotional Intelligence
Presenter: Rachel Yellowhair, Raytheon
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

   

Student Track
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Outreach and Support to Youth Leadership and STEM Initiatives
Presenter: Jared Ware, United States Military Academy
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

 
 

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Finding Your Perfect Mentor/Mentee Match

Presenters:AISES Program Staff
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

 
 

6:30 p.m.
Dinner (On your Own)

 
 

Saturday, April 16

 

6:30 - 7: 00 a.m.
Sunrise Blessing Ceremony with the AISES Council of Elders

Location: Outside directly behind the Holiday Inn Hotel along the river.

 

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

Location: Holiday Inn Hotel

   

Professional Track
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Impact of Leadership Styles on Decision Making
Presenter: Jim Wilkerson, CIA
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Classroom 7

   

Student Track
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Career Opportunities in Healthcare
Presenter: Jon Ninas, Mayo Clinic
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

   

Other Available Options
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Embracing Social Networks for Technical Professionals
Presenter:Martin Keen
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

 
   

Professional Track
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Creating Your Individual Development Plan
Presenter:Michelle Fletcher, Bristol Bay Native Corporation
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Classroom 7

   

Student Track
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Discovering the Leader in You
Presenters: Sony Preap, The Boeing Company, and Cynthia Munnell, The Boeing Company
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

   

Other Available Options
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Local Leaders Panel
Presenters: TBD
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

 
   

Professional Track
11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Rising Up from Technical to Management
Presenter: Marcellus Proctor, NASA
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Classroom 7

   

Student Track
11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Planning for the Success of Your Chapter and Region
Presenters: AISES Student Representatives
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

   

Other Available Options
11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Turning Conflict into Results
Presenter: Karen Kiester
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

 
 

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch

Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center

   

Professional Track
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Think Friday Story Time
Presenter: Kerry Langford, IBM
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Classroom 7

   

Student Track
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Great, You Landed An Interview...Now What?!
Presenters: Cynthia Munnell, The Boeing Company, and Sony Preap, The Boeing Company
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

   

Other Available Options
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Indigenizing the Curriculum
Presenter: Michelle Whitstone, University of Saskatchewan
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

 
   

Professional Track
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Harness the Teamwork
Presenter: LCDR Greg Cady, United States Navy
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Minnesota Room

   

Student Track
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

I’m in graduate school and I don’t fit in...Now what?
Presenter: Jennifer Waltman, Heritage Wellness Group
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Main Classroom

   

Other Available Options
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Remote Technical Support - Answering the phone is just the first step (includes IBM Tour)
Presenter: Barbara Schepp, IBM
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center, Classroom 7

 
 

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Closing Talking Circle
Presenters: AISES Council of Elders
Location: IBM Executive Briefing Center

 

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Closing Banquet 

Keynote Speaker: Jaime A. Pinkham (Nez Perce), Senior Advisor, Native Governance Center
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel

 

Sunday, April 17

 

Travel Day - BREAKFAST ON YOUR OWN