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500 Gamble Street
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Tallahassee, FL 32307-5200
 
 

Global Leadership Conference

GLC 2015

Insights for Business Professionals interested in Making the Business of Sustainability Everyone’s Responsibility


Are you seeking ways to improve the quality and direction of your career? Whether you are moving up the corporate ladder, looking for ways to leverage your skills, or interested in learning more about becoming an influential leader, the Global Leadership Conference will provide empowering information and vital networking opportunities for career professionals in the new millennium. This is the fourth Global Leadership Conference hosted by the School of Business and Industry at Florida A&M University. Take the time to register now. Don’t miss out on a most rewarding experience!

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This is an opportunity you do not want to miss---please before March 25, 2015! General participants pay only $149 USD to register! Registration by Purchase Order is available! Other registration options include:

General Registration                           $149     Now until March 25, 2015
Student Registration                            $49       Now until March 25, 2015



Sponsored by Shell Oil Company:



2015 Global Leadership Conference located at:
Florida A&M University
School of Business and Industry
500 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, FL 32307
G-12 North Wing
 

Attend this seminar in Tallahassee, Florida to:

  • Gain the best knowledge of opportunities to leverage your relationships
  • Draw on the latest industry trends and address questions directly with experts
  • Become familiar with sustainable career advancement strategies
  • Develop and share ideas, innovations, and knowledge of best practices
  • Meet new people and develop stronger business relationships in a fun , collaborative environment

To register go to:  Global Leadership Conference Registration
To view the agenda, go to: Global Leadership Conference Agenda

Hotel Reservations:

Hotel Duval

To make hotel reservations call: 850-224-6754. Please reference Kenyatta Rosier/Global Leadership Conference Rate.

Hotel contact info is as follows:

Jazmyne M. Marion  | Reservations Manager | Hotel Duval
d: 850.224.6754 | o: 850.224.6000 | f: 850.222.0335
415 North Monroe Street | Tallahassee, FL 32301


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T E N T A T I V E   A G E N D A

We are pleased to announce and invite you to the Florida A&M University School of Business and Industry’s (SBI) 4th  Global Leadership Conference (GLC) in Tallahassee, Florida! The driving force behind this SBI conference is bridging the gap between recent graduates, middle managers, and seasoned corporate executives and successful entrepreneurs. This year’s conference theme is Making the Business of Sustainability Everyone’s Responsibility.” All conference content and sessions will center on the theme and our mission to develop new and expand existing creative partnerships with alumni, and private and public stakeholders to maintain the relevance and currency of our academic programs.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
(Conference Shirts are first come, first served for registrants only)

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration

School of Business and Industry (SBI)
Dean’s Lobby, South Wing

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
(Business Casual Attire- Please wear Conference Shirts)

8:00 a.m. Conference Registration Continental Breakfast is served. SBI, G-12 North Wing

8:45 a.m. in G-12 North Wing
Global Leadership Conference Opening

Welcome
Dr. Shawnta Friday-Stroud
Dean, School of Business and Industry

8:50 a.m.
Introduction of Mistress of Ceremonies
LaRae M. Donnellan, Ph.D., APR, CPRC Founder, FAMU’s Green Coalition and Advisor G-12 North Wing

9:00 a.m.
Greetings from City of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum

9:10 a.m.
Plenary I: Session in G-12 North Wing
“Creating Impact in Local Communities”
Mr. John Baker, Policy and Program Development Administrator
City of Tallahassee

10:10 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
Plenary Session II: Panel Discussion in G-12 North Wing
“Small Business Perspectives on Sustainability”
Moderator: Keith Bowers, Regional Director,Small Business Development Center

11:15 a.m. -12 noon
Plenary Session III in G-12 North Wing “Corporate Social Responsibility” Lee Tschanz, Vice President
North America Sales, Services and Solutions
Rockwell Automation, Inc.

2nd National Conference on the Education of African-Americans
Transition to be facilitated by the FAMU College of Education

Annual Symposium Proceedings 2015
Theme: “Issues Affecting the Education of African Americans in Florida”

 

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

11:00 a.m. in SBI, 447 North Wing
Opening Remarks
Dr. Zakiya Muwwakil, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion

11:30 am -12:15 p.m.
Plenary Session IV: FAMU College of Education
Educational Leadership Poster Presentations
Please visit with College of Education poster presenters during this time.

12:15 p.m. -12:45 p.m.
Lunch is served in SBI, 447 North Wing

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Plenary Session V: Keynote Address in SBI, G-12 North Wing
“2nd National Conference on the Education of African-Americans in the State of Florida”

Presiding: Dr. Patricia Green-Powell
Dean, College of Education

Welcome and Acknowledgements
Senator Dwight Bullard, Chairman
District 39, Florida Council of Black State Legislators

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Marcella David, J.D.
Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Florida A&M University

Special Keynote Address
Dr. Elmira Mangum
President, Florida A&M University

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expert Panel Discussion in G-12 North Wing
“The Academic Degrees of Separation: The Underemployment of College Graduates”
Moderator: Dr. Gary Paul, FAMU Professor of Political Science

Expert Panelists

  • Dr. Makola Abdullah, Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, Bethune Cookman University
  • Dr. Timothy Beard, VP for Student Affairs, Pasco-Hernando Community College
  • Matthew M. Carter, II, Esq., Member, Florida Board of Governors
  • Marcella David, J.D., Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, Florida A&M University
  • Herchel Lyons, Ed.D., K-12 Chancellor, Florida Department of Education
  • Dr. Lawrence Morehouse, President and CEO, Florida Education Fund

A panel of students from Florida A&M University will be participating.

3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks

6:00 p.m.
Evening Reception

Mary Brogan Museum of Arts and Science
350 S Duval Street (Kleman Plaza), Tallahassee, FL 32301

 

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Please direct all inquiries to:

Kenyatta Hughes Rosier
Global Leadership Conference Chair
Florida A&M University
School of Business & Industry
500 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, FL 32307
850-599-8338 (Office)
850-599-3565 (SBI)

 

 





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