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2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*
*Schedule Subject To Change

 
Friday, August 23rd
8:00 am - 5:00 pmEIS - 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
8:30 am - 6:00 pmCareer Fair
8:30 am - 5:00 pmKPMG's Family for Literacy Service (KFFL) Event
8:30 am - 9:45 amStudent Officers Meeting (Ascend Internal Meeting)
8:30 am - 9:45 amTreasurers Meeting (Ascend Internal Meeting)
8:30 am - 12:45 pmCEI Executive Session & Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
9:00 am - 10:30 amEmployer Showcase: Nike Inc.
9:00 am - 12:00 pmResume Critiquing Session I (AscendNAAMBA)
10:00 am - 11:15 am
VP of Student Affairs Meeting (Ascend Internal Meeting)
10:45 am - 11:45 amEmployer Showcase: Comcast NBCUniversal - Bringing Together the Best in Media and Technology!
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNavigating U.S. Job Market as an International Student - All You Need to` Know About H1-B Sponsorship! (AscendNAAMBA) (Students Only)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Welcome Remarks and Opening Keynote: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts: Making Memories Around the World
Featured Keynote Speaker: Spencer Neumann, Executive Vice President: Chief Financial Officer, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

1:00 pm - 3:00 pmResume Critiquing Session II (AscendNAAMBA)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmHow to Advance Your Career? (AscendNAAMBA)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmThe Future of Social Media in Business
3:45 pm - 5:45 pmInnovative Approaches to Growing Your Asian Consumer Markets
5:15 pm - 6:30 pmDoctors’ Offices (Separate Registration Required)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pmWelcome Reception hosted by Disney®

Sunday, August 25th
8:30 am - 9:45 amNetworking Breakfast & Keynote: Leadership in a Global Economy
10:00 am - 11:00 amMyths of Asian Leadership 2.0
10:00 am - 12:00 pmNon-Profit Board Readiness Training (KPMG)
11:15 am - 12:45 pmInsight from the Top for Greater Success (Young, Mid-Career & Senior Professionals)
11:30 am - 12:45 pmDoctors’ Offices (Separate Registration Required)
1:15 pm - 2:30 pmErnst & Young Scholarship Luncheon & Keynote: Asian Innovation
2:45 pm - 4:15 pmPan-Asian Leadership: Meeting the Need to Think Differently (Executives Only)
2:45 pm - 4:15 pmCross-Generation Session: Navigating Office Politics
2:45 pm - 4:15 pmCross-Generation Session: Career Choices
4:00 pm - 5:15 pmDoctors’ Offices (Separate Registration Required)
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmDisney Interactive’s Asia Games: Entrepreneurship on a Global Scale
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmCross-Generation Session: Navigating Office Politics
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmCross-Generation Session: Career Choices

Monday, August 26th
8:00 am - 9:15 amNetworking Breakfast & Keynote: Becoming a Trusted Adviser
9:30 am - 10:00 amSecrets of Success: Cutting Edge Insights on Key Success Factors for Asian American Leaders
9:30 am - 12:45 pmEIW: Executive Insight for Women (By Invitation Only)
10:00 am - 11:15 amDoctors’ Offices (Separate Registration Required)
10:15 am - 11:15 amInspire, Lead and Influence Through Communication Workshop
10:15 am - 11:15 amKnowing When to Let Go Workshop
10:15 am - 11:15 amAspire to Lead Workshop
11:30 am - 12:30 pmAdd Sizzle & Spice to Engaging the Right Mentors Workshop
11:30 am - 12:30 pmAssert Yourself-Achieving the Perfect Balance Workshop
11:30 am - 12:30 pmHard Work + Personal Brand = Success
12:45 pm - 2:15 pmLeadership Luncheon & Keynote: Overcoming Challenges in Managing Global and Multicultural Teams
2:30 pm - 4:30 pmUncovering Talent (Sponsored by Deloitte)
4:45 pm - 5:45 pmDoctors’ Offices (Separate Registration Required)
4:45 pm - 5:45 pmWorking in Asia – Successfully Exploring and Securing Career Opportunities in Asia (AscendNAAMBA)
4:45 pm - 5:45 pmDiversity & Inclusion – Best Practices & Success Stories (AscendNAAMBA)
4:45 pm - 5:45 pmRelevant Leadership (PwC)
4:45 pm - 5:45 pmMobile Device Risk in an Increasingly Connected World
6:15 pm - 7:00 pmNetworking Reception
6:15 pm - 7:00 pmPresident's Reception (By Invitation Only)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmGala Awards Dinner