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2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*
*Schedule Subject To Change

Friday, August 23rd
All DayEIS - Executive Insight SeriesTM (Separate registration required)
AfternoonRegistration Setup for Platinum Partners

Career Fair Setup for Exhibitors
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmDeloitte Road Show - It’s your story, make it matter (Students Only)

Saturday, August 24th
All DayConsumer Marketplace
All DayCareer Fair
8:30 am - 10:00 am
President/EVP Meeting (Ascend Internal Meetings)
8:30 am - 9:45 am
Student Officers Meeting (Ascend Internal Meetings)
8:30 am - 9:45 am
Treasurers Meeting (Ascend Internal Meetings)
10:00 am - 11:15 am
VP of Student Affairs Meeting (Ascend Internal Meetings)
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Marketing & Membership Meeting (Ascend Internal Meetings)
8:30 am - 12:45 pm
Executive Session & Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Employer Showcase I (AscendNAAMBA)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resume Critiquing Session I (AscendNAAMBA)
10:15 am - 11:15 amEmployer Showcase II (AscendNAAMBA)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNavigating The U.S. Job Market as an International Student (AscendNAAMBA) (Students Only)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmWelcome Remarks and Opening Keynote
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Resume Critiquing Session II (AscendNAAMBA)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Career Advancement Soft Skills Workshop (AscendNAAMBA)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Social Media in Business- Where is it headed?
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Innovative Approaches to Growing Your Asian Consumer Markets
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Doctors’ Clinics 1-5 ($20 per clinic)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception hosted by Disney®

Sunday, August 25th
8:30 am - 9:45 amNetworking Breakfast & Keynote: Leadership in a Global Economy
9:30 am - 1:00 pmEIW: Executive Insight for Women (By Invitation Only)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Myths of Asian Leadership 2.0
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nonprofit Board Readiness
11:15 am - 12:45 pm
EIS breakout sessions
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Doctors’ Clinics 6-10 ($20 per clinic)
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Scholarship Luncheon-Industry Trends: What's Hot?
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Pan-Asian Leadership: Meeting the Need to Think Differently
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Cross-Generation Session: Navigating Office Politics
2:45 pm - 4:15 pmCross-Generation Session: Career Choices
2:45 am - 6:15 pmEIW: Executive Insight for Women (By Invitation Only)
3:00 pm - 5:30 pmAffinity Group & ERG Leaders' Meeting (Sponsor Invite Only)
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmExecutive Session
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmCross-Generation Session: Navigating Office Politics
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmCross-Generation Session: Career Choices
4:30 pm - 5:45 pmDoctors’ Clinics 11-15 ($20 per clinic)

Monday, August 26th
8:00 am - 9:15 amNetworking Breakfast & Keynote
9:30 am - 10:00 amKey Success Factors for Maximizing Leadership and Career Success
10:00 am - 11:15 amDoctors’ Clinics 16-20 ($20 per clinic)
10:15 am - 11:15 amProfessional Development Track: Communication & Interpersonal Skills Workshop (AAPA)
10:15 am - 11:15 amManagement Track: Career Aspirations Workshop (AAPA)
10:15 am - 11:15 amLeadership Development Track: Delegating & Empowerment Workshop (AAPA)
11:30 am - 12:30 pmLeadership Development Track: How to Find Your Own Mentors (AAPA)
11:30 am - 12:30 pmProfessional Development Track: Assertiveness Workshop (AAPA)
11:30 am - 12:30 pmManagement Track: Branding & Promoting Yourself (AAPA)
12:45 pm - 2:15 pmLeadership Luncheon & Keynote
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmUncovering Talent (Sponsored by Deloitte)
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmMen of Ascend: Myths of Male Asian Leadership
3:30 pm - 4:15 pmChallenges & Stereotypes for Men and Women
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmWorking in Asia – Successfully Exploring and Securing Career Opportunities in Asia (AscendNAAMBA)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmDiversity & Inclusion – Best Practices & Success Stories (AscendNAAMBA)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBuilding Credibility and Expertise
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmLeadership Trends from Academia (Anderson School of Management)
4:30 pm - 5:45 pmDoctors’ Clinics 21-25 ($20 per clinic)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmNetworking Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPresident's Reception (By Invitation Only)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmGala Awards Dinner