About This Meeting
Don’t miss the 2017 Detroit Economic Club Young Leader Conference……a professional development opportunity designed by Young Leaders (YL) exclusively for Young Leaders. Last year’s conference was sold-out and received rave reviews from attendees!
Join your peers for this half-day conference to experience powerful speakers and networking with other YLs.
The conference will conclude with a reception attended by DEC Board Members and Sponsors.
11:30 a.m. - Registration and Lunch
12:30 p.m. - Welcome — Derek Shinska
12:45 p.m. - Networking Beyond Your Bubble — Kim Riley
1:15 p.m. - Diversity - A Business Imperative 2017 and Beyond — Marc Bland
1:50 p.m. - YL Moment: Know Your Superpower — Kerry Doman
1:55 p.m. - Networking Break
2:10 p.m. - Detroit's Third Golden Age: How Do You Sustain a Culture of Excellence? — Hunter Maats
2:50 p.m. - How a 40-Year Old New Superintendent Defines Leadership — Dr. Nikolai P. Vitti
3:25 p.m. - YL Moment: Inspiring Confidence and Being Inspired by Hope — Joe Vernon
3:35 p.m. - Networking Break
3:50 p.m. - Live Your Best Life — Beth Chappell and Sandy Pierce
4:20 p.m. - YL Moment: How I Learned to Stop Being Afraid of My Own Ideas — Eric Thomas
4:25 p.m. - A Conversation with Matt — Matt Simoncini
5:15 p.m. - Networking Reception — Cobo Square
6:45 p.m. - Adjourn