The Maine Women's Conference


Conference Agenda:

#MEWC2018 takes place at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland, Maine.

7:30 am - 8:15am Registration & Continental Breakfast in Experience and Exhibition Hall

8:15 am – 8:30 am Break/Transition

8:30 am – 9:00 am Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote Speaker: Caroline Paul

10:00 am - 10:15 am Reflection/Energizer

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break/Transition

10:30 am - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions & Panel Discussion

Shaping Maine - Impacting Our Future and Creating New Leaders (Panel Discussion)

10 Steps to Building Social Media Visibility with Abbie McGilvery

Align and Engage Yourself First; Then Engage Your Team with Kris McCrea

Born to Lead: The Authentic Story with Trishia Lichauco

Grow and Leverage Your Network with Ease with Jodi Flynn

Be an Active Bystander with Clara Porter

Everything is Negotiable - Do it Skillfully! with Joy Kacik

(Please Note: There’s no need to register in advance for a certain session or panel - you’ll be able to choose on the day of the conference!)

11:30 am – 12:15 pm Experience & Exhibition Hall

11:30 am - 11:50 am

Couleur Collection: How To Make Everything Old Look New Again (Stage A)

Fournier's Karate: Self Defense (Stage B)

11:55 am - 12:15 pm

Bambi Thompson:  Anxious to Awesome - "Mind Whispering" for Your Success (Stage A)

Springboard Pilates: Pilates (Stage B)

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Break/Transition

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch & Reflection/Connection

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Break/Transition

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Breakout Sessions & Panel Discussion

Like A Boss: Two Maine CEOs Talk One-on- One About Women and Leadership (Panel Discussion)

Quantum Confidence: Revolutionize Yourself for Success with Bambi Thompson

Strong Brand, Strong Business with Emily Brackett

Step Up and Step Out: Rewiring Your Brain for Success with Deb Elbaum Jennifer Riggs

Building Pathways to Deeper Connection with Chelsea Canedy

Buen Camino: Finding Your Way - A Journey of Discover Reflection and Action with Marsha Greenberg

Mindfulness for Self and Social Impact with Gretchen Ki Steidle

(Please Note: There’s no need to register in advance for a certain session or panel - you’ll be able to choose on the day of the conference!)

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Experience & Exhibition Hall

2:50 pm - 3:05 pm

Touchpoint: Release To Relief with EFT Tapping (Stage A)

Springboard Pilates: Pilates (Stage B)

3:10 pm - 3:25 pm

Cape Integrative Health: What Acupuncture and Cupping Can Do for You! (Stage A)

Abby Spector: Golf 101 (Stage B)

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Susan Pye: Why Women Make Great Investors (Stage A)

Wilderness Wisdom Journeys: Illuminate Your Path and Be Guided by Your Inner Star Compass (Stage B)

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Break/Transition

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Keynote Speaker: Maysoon Zayid

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Closing Remarks, Reflection, and Take-Aways

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Networking, Refreshments & Prizes in Experience & Exhibition Hall

Thanks to Maine Coaches Connection, the talented Coaches listed below will be offering FREE 20-minute coaching sessions all day in our Experience and Exhibition Hall!

  • Janice Cohen, ICF, NLP Certified
  • Janet Eastman, MSW, PCC
  • Joseph P. Foran, MA MP PCC
  • Susan M. Gallant, Ed.D., PCC
  • Penny Harris, MSB, PCC
  • Valerie S. Libby, JD, ACC

(Please Note: There’s no need to sign up in advance - just find the coaching corner and pop your name onto the list!)