FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association is thrilled to announce the speakers and topics for the 13 workshops to be presented at the 2012 HBA Leadership Conference to be held November 7- 9 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida. With the theme of "Where Leadership Paths Converge," this is a conference that only the HBA can deliver with top speakers, inspiring leadership stories, actionable skill development and opportunities to network with peers and senior women leaders from all sectors of healthcare.
"On behalf of the content committee, I'm thrilled to announce the slate of workshops for the 2012 HBA Leadership Conference," said Liz Stueck, HBA director of education. "The caliber of speakers and the rich content they are presenting provide attendees with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and deepen their leadership skills. Our conference attendees use what they learn to move themselves and their organizations forward."
Register today to experience this stellar leadership content:
Harnessing the Increasing Influence of Patient and Professional Advocacy Groups
Presenter: Christie Anbar, head of Chandler Chicco Agency, New York
Co-presenter: Marissa Magnetti, Chandler Chicco Agency
Courageous Coaching: It's Not Easy, It's Your Job
Presenter: Marjorie Brody, CSP, PCC, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, president and CEO, BRODY Professional Development
The Charisma Edge: Nine Levers for Turning On Your Leadership Power
Presenter: Cynthia Burnham, speaker, charisma coach, and author, The Charisma Edge
Extraordinary Female Leadership: Vision is the Differentiator
Presenter: Becky Dannenfelser, partner, Clearwater Consulting Group
Co-presenter: Shirley Wulf, senior leadership consultant and executive coach, Clearwater Consulting Group
The Improvisation Edge: Women and Executive Presence
Presenter: Karen Hough, founder and CEO, ImprovEdge, LLC
Personalized Medicine - Implications for the Healthcare Ecosystem
Presenter: Walter Kalmans, president, Lontra Ventures
Co-presenter: Roslyn F. Schneider, M.D., senior director of medical affairs, Pfizer Inc.
Co-presenter: Sharon Henry, M.D., vice president of global medical affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb
The Power of a Story: How to Use Storytelling to Captivate, Persuade and Enroll
Presenter: Judi Ketteler, writer and copy strategist
Getting a Seat at the Table: How Women in Healthcare Can Land the Leadership Roles They Want
Presenter: Lynda McDermott, president, EquiPro International Ltd.
Coaches, Mentors and Sponsors: Why You Need This Trio on Your Professional Journey to the Summit
Presenter: Hayley Norman, regional sales director, GlaxoSmithKline
Co-presenter: Stephanie Melnick, CEO, The Melnick Group
Co-presenter: Sandra Rice, area vice president of US oncology, GlaxoSmithKline
Co-presenter: William Sheldon, past president and COO, Eisai Inc and 2001 HBA Honorable Mentor
Pitfalls and Possibilities in Today's Health Policy Environment
Primary Presenter: Allison May Rosen, Chandler Chicco Companies
Co-presenter: Kelly Bingel, partner, Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti Inc.
Co-presenter: Al Jackson, Chandler Chicco Companies
Co-presenter: Colette Desmarais, Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti Inc.
Finding Your Leadership Voice: The Role of Influence
Presenter: Marian N. Ruderman, Ph.D., senior fellow and director of Americas and Europe-Middle East-Africa research, Center for Creative Leadership
Leading Global Matrix Teams: Fostering Open Dialogue and Success
Presenter: Barbara Schwartz, Ph.D., SVP, executive coaching and consultation, Morgan Wallace Associates, LLC
Co-presenter: Meg Helms, president and CEO, Morgan Wallace Associates, LLCA
Becoming a Change Leader (Yes, You!): What You Need to Lead Your Organization to Achieve Its Change Goals
Presenter: Maya Townsend, founder and principal consultant, Partnering Resources
We open this year's conference with a very special session led by our 2012 HBA Woman of the Year Carolyn Buck Luce. Carolyn will lead a session titled "The new healthcare ecosystem: From developing new medicines to delivering healthy outcomes," where she will discuss how the industry is now on the cusp of its biggest transformation yet as it begins to morph into a new healthcare "ecosystem" which we have defined as Pharma 3.0.
Our stellar leadership content also includes three keynote speakers:
Noreen Fraser, award winning television producer, co-creator of the 2008 Stand Up 2 Cancer network television special and founder of the Noreen Fraser Foundation (NFF).
Bonnie St. John, author of How Great Women Lead, Rhodes Scholar, White House official, Olympic athlete and an entrepreneurial businesswoman.
About The HBA
The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) is in its fourth decade as a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in healthcare worldwide. With 15 chapters throughout the US and in Europe, the HBA is headquartered in New Jersey with offices in Philadelphia and Research Triangle Park. The HBA provides educational opportunities for women and men to develop cutting-edge healthcare industry knowledge and leadership skills; recognizes outstanding women and men in the industry; provides opportunities for networking; creates greater visibility for women in the industry; fosters mentoring relationships and serves as a conduit and sponsor for research on career advancement issues. HBA has over 6,000 individual members and 130 Corporate Partners. It is widely recognized as the catalyst for leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide. For more information, visit www.hbanet.org.
SOURCE Healthcare Businesswomen's Association