Early Sign-up Recommended for Professional Development Conference for Women

Business womanThe Professional Development Conference for Women, a full-day program designed to provide information to participants on progressing in their jobs and careers, is scheduled for April 24, but those interested are asked to register as soon as possible as the conference is expected to fill up quickly. 

Organized by Human Resources Employee & Organizational Development, the conference offers excellent opportunities for participants to gain knowledge to excel in their personal lives and to network with colleagues.

The conference theme is "Looking Inward. Developing Outward." Guest speakers include Rhonda Jones, who will present an exciting, large group session to kick-off the day focusing on Facilitating Problem-Solving and Problem Ownership. Concurrent sessions will follow with topics focused on Grammar and all that Stuff, Managing Multiple Projects, Mediation Skill Building, Interviewing Skills, and Prioritizing Healthy Living.

The day will end with a group session about business etiquette, led by Tomi Rogers.

In addition, the UT Book & Supply Store will be present with relevant books for sale. Door prizes also will be awarded.

The all-day event is scheduled for Thursday, April 24, from 7:45-4:30. It will be held in the UT Conference Center Building on the 4th floor. The conference fee of $95 covers workshop materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and parking. Cancellations may not be made after April 10; however, substitutions from your department may be made at any time.

For more information or to register, call 974-6657 or visit http://uthr.admin.tennessee.edu/tandd.