Thursday 9/28

[Full] [Tues] [Wed] [Thurs] [Fri]

6:30 am - 7:30 am
Fitting in Fitness: Yoga Class
Join us in this interactive session that will help you learn how to make time for fitness in the busy world of professionals.

8:45 am - 9:00 am
Ribbon Cutting
Official opening of the 2017 Career Expo floor

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Career Expo: Members Only
Approximately 300 corporations will have representatives on the Career Expo floor. Gather information, schedule interviews and network with exhibitors. **To take full advantage of the Career Expo, please upload your resume to the website as soon as possible. Employers begin reviewing resumes over the summer to schedule interviews.**

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Case Competitions Continued
Undergrad Case Competitions and Graduate Case Competitions.

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Opening Keynote: Uncharitable
Dan Pallotta, Valerie Love, Kelly Tolbert

11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Meet the Experts
Meet the Experts (MTE) is an intense and interactive session, which encourages mentoring and near peer-to-peer mentoring relationships to help you identify opportunities, interest, education and career paths. MTE highlights subject matter experts from various fields.

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Career Expo - All Access
Approximately 300 corporations will have representatives on the Career Expo floor. Gather information, schedule interviews and network with exhibitors. **To take full advantage of the Career Expo, please upload your resume to the Prospanica website as soon as possible. Employers begin reviewing resumes over the summer to book interviews.**

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Luncheon – The CEOs
“The CEOs” Luncheon Panel of Fortune 500 business leaders: Dynamic discussion on the Power of Performance and the necessity of Next Level Leadership to enable significant results. This session is designed to encourage and guide our conference attendees into taking the steps to increase their performance to move to the next level.
Panelists: Arne Sorenson, Lisa Wardell, Bill Lacey, Anthony Lopez, Charmaine Ward, Mel Parker, Verdun Perry
Moderator: Carla Harris

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Breakout Sessions
•    Risk vs. Reward: What Poker Can Teach You About High Stakes Decision Making
•    The Business Implications of Artificial Intelligence
•    Doing Business in Africa: Entrepreneurship Meets Social Investment
•    Private Equity 101
•    Coalition Building: The Power of Partnerships
•    Taking the Franchise Route

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Scale Up Pitch Challenge Finals
Finalists in this entrepreneurship contest will pitch their "big idea" to a panel of qualified judges. Judges are looking for scalable, disruptive ideas that are supported with product-market fit and a solid business foundation. The winner will receive $50,000 to help make their idea a reality.

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hospitality Receptions (Networking Events)

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ritmo & Sabor Reception presented by Prospanica Philadelphia
Come experience Latino inspired art, music & dance performances at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.  Tickets are $10, click here to register