Young Leaders Conference
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Conference Agenda

Thursday, November 2, 2023

10:30am - 11:30am:
11:30am - 12:15pm

12:15pm - 12:30pm
Opening Announcements

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Opening Keynote Presentation: "Repeat or Evolve? How to Stay Personally Inspired in a Changing Environment" Jes Averhart, Reinvention Road Trip

1:30pm - 2:00pm

 2:00pm- 3:00pm Breakout Session #1: "Become an Authentic Leader by Utilizing Emotional Intelligence" Hattie Hunter, Integrated Leadership Systems
2:00pm- 3:00pm
Breakout Session #2: "Creating a Winning Succession Plan & Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders" Lisa Beaty, Integrated Leadership Systems
By attending this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Strategically plan for future leadership needs.
  • Evaluate your leaders on competency, emotional intelligence, and readiness.
  • Better implement the role of coaching as development to build leadership capacity.
3:00pm - 3:30pm BREAK

3:30pm - 4:30pm General Session: Mobile Devices in Construction: Critical Tool, our Addiction and the Dangers
Moderator: Russell Young, Tenna
Panelist: Pete Distefano, Balfour Beatty
Panelist: Sarita McGraw, United Infrastructure Group
Panelist: Eric Kesler, Wayne Brothers

4:30pm - 5:30pm General Session: "Connecting with the Next Generation" Panel Discussion
Moderator: TBA

Panelist: Ethan Houston, ECU Student Chapter Member and Previous CAGC Foundation Scholarship Winner
Panelist: Allie Stark, Clemson University Student and Previous CAGC Foundation Scholarship Winner
More Panelist to be Announced Soon!
End of Day Sessions
6:30pm - 7:15pm
All Attendee Reception & Dinner

 7:15pm - 10:15pm Casino Night -
Enjoy the night playing on blackjack tables, roulette tables, craps tables, and poker tables! 
Sponsored by Tenna

Friday, November 3, 2023

8:00 am - 8:45 am Attendee Breakfast 
8:45 am- 9:45 am
General Session: Leader Panel Discussion
Moderator: To Be Announced!
Mark Johnnie, SVP & Region Manager, Balfour Beatty
Lindsay Smith, Corporate Risk Manager, Palmetto Corp.
Lynn Hansen, President, Crowder Constructors Inc.
Jason Arnold, Sr. Vice President, T.A. Loving Company
9:45am - 10:15am BREAK
10:15am - 11:00am General Session: Economic Report by Dr. Michael Walden
11:00am - 12:00pm Closing Keynote Session: "Great Leaders Must be Master Managers," Jeremy Wall, Goalmakers

12:00pm Closing Comments

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