Regional Symposiums
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REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN!

JULY 17, 2014
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

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Every so often we find ourselves in all sorts of quandaries. It’s simply a part of life’s course. Join NBMBAA® as we provide practical steps to reset, refocus and recalibrate your reality and navigate the everyday compromises, sacrifices and adjustments across the eco-system of life.
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LOCATION:
Chicago Cultural Center
77 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60602
*Registration will be located in GAR Hall & Rotunda

STUDENTS: $35 (Note: Limited student tickets available. Student ID is required.)
MEMBERS: $50
NON-MEMBERS: $75
judy smith

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

JUDY SMITH
Founder & President
Smith and Company
Crisis Manager and the Inspiration Behind the Hit TV Show “SCANDAL”

AGENDA

Events subject to change.

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM - REGISTRATION & NETWORKING
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - PANEL DISCUSSION: BEST PRACTICES AND TRENDS IN RECRUITING, DEVELOPING, RETAINING AND PROMOTING BLACK TALENT
  • Michael C. Hyter, (Moderator) Senior Partner & Managing Director, Korn/Ferry International
  • Orlando Ashford, President of Talent Business Segment, Mercer
  • Dr. Atira Charles, CEO of Think Actuality, LLC & Asst. Professor of Management, Florida A&M University
  • Tracy E. Hughes, Talent Recruitment Leader of GE Capital
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM - NETWORKING & HOSPITALITY RECEPTION
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM - KEYNOTE: RECALIBRATE YOUR REALITY
  • Judy Smith, Founder & President, Smith and Company, Crisis Manager and the Inspiration Behind the Hit TV Show “SCANDAL”

Business attire requested.

orlando ashford
Judy Smith (Keynote)
Founder & President, Smith and Company

Judy A. Smith is the founder and President of Smith & Company, a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. Over the last 25 years, Ms. Smith has brought her unique combination of communication skills, media savvy, legal and political acumen to clients facing a wide array of issues and challenges...Learn more.

orlando ashford
Orlando Ashford
President of Talent Business Segment, Mercer

Orlando Ashford is President of the Talent business segment at Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Previously, Mr. Ashford led the firm's...Learn more.

atira charles
Dr. Atira Charles
CEO, Think Actuality, LLC & Asst. Professor of Management, Florida A&M University

As one of the youngest and most innovative business scholars in the country, Dr. Charles' research, consulting, and training facilitation seeks to shed light on and...Learn more.

michael hyter
Michael C. Hyter (Moderator)
Senior Partner & Managing Director, Korn/Ferry International

Mr. Hyter's previous experience includes a wide range of human resources and leadership positions at the Dayton Hudson Corporation. In 1992, he became vice president of community...Learn more.

tracy hughes
Tracy E. Hughes
Talent Recruitment Leader of GE Capital

Tracy Hughes is the Talent Recruitment Leader for GE Capital. In this role, she leads the recruitment and staffing strategy in support of a global Financial Services business of over 47K employees...Learn more.

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