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West Coast Conference Schedule of Events

SEPTEMBER 13 – 15, 2021
LAGUNA CLIFFS MARRIOTT, CA

TENTATIVE
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

On-site Registrations / Name Badge Changes not permitted.

MONDAY – SEPT. 13 – Members Only Day

BREAKFAST ON OWN

8:00am – 4:00pm Safety Screen Check & Badge Check-In
9:00am – 3:00pm MEMBERS Only Day – Agenda to be announced
(Separate registration link will be sent to Members for this day)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Outdoor Evening Cocktail Reception

TUESDAY – SEPT. 14

BREAKFAST ON OWN

7:15am – 7:45am Well-Being Tuesday: Outdoor Yoga & Stretches
8:00am – 12:00pm Safety Screen Check & Badge Check-In
9:00am – 9:30am Outdoor Networking with Morning Beverages
9:30am – 10:00am Day 1 General Session
10:00am – 11:00am Onstage Supplier Showcase
11:00am – 11:20am Outdoor Break & Stretch
11:20am – 12:00pm Ted Talk Teasers
12:00pm – 12:45pm Outdoor Luncheon
12:45pm – 1:45pm TED Talk Breakout Workshops
The Power of Authentic Personal Branding –  Jessica Zweig, SimplyBe.
1:45pm – 1:55pm Rotation Break
1:55pm – 2:55pm TED Talk Breakout Workshops
Corporate Track –Readying your Supplier Diversity Capabilities for Greater Expectations and Visibility – Chris Sawchuk, The Hackett Group

Supplier Track – Traction: Clarify, Simplify & Achieve your Vision – CJ DuBe’

2:55pm – 3:15pm Java & Smoothie Break
3:15pm – 3:45pm Annual Awards
3:45pm – 4:45pm Eight that Innovate
4:45pm – 6:00pm Break
6:00pm – 9:00pm Outdoor Evening Dinner & Connecting

WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 15

7:15am – 7:45am Wellness Wednesday: Outdoor Yoga & Stretches
8:00am – 12:00pm Safety Screen Check & Badge Check-In
9:00am – 9:30am Day 2 General Session
9:30am – 10:15am J&J Labs Innovation Panel Discussion
10:15am – 10:35am Case Studies & Success Stories
10:35am – 10:55am Java & Smoothie Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Outdoor – Corporates & Suppliers Roundtable Connections
12:30pm – 1:15pm Outdoor Luncheon
1:25pm – 2:25pm Keynote Speaker
2:25pm – 2:45pm President Remarks
2:45pm Afternoon Break
3:45pm Meet on Vue Lawn – Walk to Boat
4:00pm – 6:00pm Boat Cruise & Networking

 

MATCHMAKING WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY ON TUESDAY SEPT. 28TH – EVERYONE WHO PURCHASES TICKETS FOR THE EVENT WILL BE INCLUDED IN MATCHMAKING DAY.