United Way

30th Annual Professional Development Conference

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON

SUPER EARLY BIRD PRICING: $75
EARLY BIRD PRICING: $85 per person
ON-TIME REGISTRATION PRICING: $95 per person

AGENDA PENDING

7:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
Morning General Session
8:00 am Welcome by Mari Pérez-Dowling, President & CEO of UWKC
8:10 am Morning Keynote
8:45 am Break 1 – You may visit Trade Booths
9:00 am Session 1 Workshops (5 Breakout Topics)
9:45 am Break 2 – You may visit Trade Booths
10:00 am Session 2 Workshops (5 Breakout Topics)
10:45 am Break 3 – You may visit Trade Booths
11:00 am Session 3 Workshops (5 Breakout Topics)
11:45 am Break 4 – You may visit Trade Booths
12:00 pm Roundtable Discussion General Session
12:50 pm Luncheon General Session
1:15 pm Keynote Speaker, Brandon Leake, Winner of America's Got Talent Season 15
2:15 pm Closing remarks by Mari Pérez-Dowling, President & CEO of UWKC

 

Morning Keynote Speaker

Info Coming Soon

Afternoon Keynote Speaker


Brandon Leake

Winner of America's Got Talent Season 15 is an artistic visionary whose roots lie in Stockton, California. Brandon started Called To Move – CTN at Simpson University with a small group of artists trying to share their gifts and encourage others to do so, which has grown into a national initiative that has inspired audiences through poetry all across the country. In 2016, Brandon Leake released a debut album entitled, “In My Thoughts”, and since has traveled from LA to New York and everywhere in between performing his pieces, leading spoken word poetry workshops, and keynote speaking. He's performed at conferences, universities, and theaters nationwide - leaving audiences speechless by his beautiful words.

 

 

Breakout Session 1
(9:00AM-9:45AM)

Information coming soon.

Breakout Session 2
(10:00AM-10:45AM)

Information coming soon.

Breakout Session 3
(11AM-11:45AM)

Information coming soon.

Note

For more information,
contact Sydney Cullen at:
Phone:  661-885-5741
Email:   Sydney.C@uwkern.org

Conference Location

Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
801 Truxtun Ave
nue
Bakersfield, CA
 

(661) 323-1900

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsor the event by clicking HERE. Thank you!

 

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