2016 Conference Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all conference activities will take place at the Westin Indianapolis:  50 S. Capital Avenue, Indianapolis, IN. (note:  for GPS directions, use 320 W. Washington Street as the address)

PLEASE NOTE: All conference schedule information IS subject to change.  

Thursday

1:00-2:30 PM – Community Crossroads:  The Promise Zone Project,  conference service project providing individual coaching by conference attendees to leaders, businesses and volunteers of The Promise Zone community (Grand 4-5)

1:00-4:00 PM – Community Crossroads:  Business Outreach Project, “Coaching for Organizational Effectiveness”, workshop for Indianapolis business, corporate, government and non-profit leaders, facilitated by Jane Creswell, MCC  (Grand 1)

3:00-5:00 PM – Special 5th-Anniversary Bonus Session-Conversational Alchemy-Conversational Intelligence at Work!  with Judith E.  Glaser (Grand 4-5)

3:00-5:00 PM – Exhibitor Table Set Up (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

5:00-7:00 PM – Registration Opens (2nd-Floor Conference Area)

5:00-7:00 PM – Visit Exhibitors  (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

5:00-7:00 PM – The Photobooth is open near Table 17; get a picture with your old and new friends! Sponsored by WBECS
5:45-6:00 PM – Ambassadors Meeting (Grand 1)

6:00-6:30 PM – First-Time Attendee Orientation  (Grand 1)

7:00-9:00 PM – Celebration at The Crossroads Opening Reception (Indianapolis Artsgarden, 110 W. Washington St., one block East of the conference hotel)

Friday

7:00 AM – Registration Opens (2nd-Floor Conference Area)

7:00-8:00 AM – Breakfast/Coach Connections (Grand 4-5), Sponsored by George Washington University Center for Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

8:15-8:30 AM – Welcome and Opening Announcements (Grand 4-5)

8:30-10:00 AM – Opening Keynote – Marshall Goldsmith (Grand 4-5)

10:00-10:30 AM –  BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM – Breakout Sessions

  • Kristen Beireis-Crossroads of Marketing:  Where Who You Are Intersects with Marketing Success (Grand 1)
  • Karen Keller-Coaching Leaders to Influence by Choice NOT by Chance (Grand 2)
  • Clyde Lowstuter-P & L Accountability Coaching – A Pragmatic Approach (Grand 3)
  • DeAnna Murphy and Elizabeth L. Willoughby-Establishing Credibility as a Coach Through Evidence-Based Strengths Strategy (Grand 4-5)

12:00-12:30 PM – BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

12:00-2:00 PM – The Photobooth is open near Table 17; take home a memory with your colleagues! Sponsored by WBECS 

12:30-1:30 PM – Lunch (Grand 4-5), Sponsored by The Emerson Suite

1:30-2:00 PM – BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

2:00-3:30 PM – Breakout Sessions

  • Chala Dincoy-The Crossroads of Niching:  How to Find More Clients by Picking the Right Focus (Grand 1)
  • Dan Johnson-Building Resilience to Optimize Balance and Performance (Grand 2)
  • Nina Moien and Helene Morais-Moving Beyond Limiting Associations with the Body-Centered Coaching Method (Grand 3)
  • Marcia Reynolds-The Science and Art of Presence:  How to Create More Breakthrough Moments in Coaching (Grand 4-5)

3:30-4:00 PM – BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

4:00-5:30 PM – Breakout Sessions

  • Denise Hedges-The Coach as Speaker:  How to Create a Masterful Coaching and Speaking Presence (Grand 1)
  • Damian Goldvarg-Mentor Coaching Competencies:  How to Provide Effective Feedback (Grand 2)
  • Patricia Walker and Cynthia Russell-Positive Health, Body Intelligence, Polarities and mHealth Technology:  Coaching Crossroads for ALL Coaches and Clients (Grand 3)
  • Ann Betz and Ursula Pottinga-From ICF Core Competencies to Breaking the Rules:  Human Development for the Future (Grand 4-5)

5:30-7:00 PM – Sponsor/Exhibitor Appreciation and Networking Event (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

5:30-7:00 PM – The Photobooth is open near Table 17; take home a memory with your colleagues! Sponsored by WBECS

7:00 PM on – Crossroads Cuisine and Connections – Go in small groups to Indianapolis restaurants recommended by local coaches.  Book reservations here.

Saturday

7:00 AM – Registration Opens (2nd-Floor Conference Area)

7:00-8:00 AM – Breakfast/Coach Connections (Grand 4-5), Sponsored by University of Texas at Dallas

8:00-8:30 AM –  BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

8:30-10:00 AM – General Session:  Ann Betz, Ursula Pottinga and Amoráh Ross-What’s Neuroscience Got to Do with Us? Proof, Power & Purpose for the ICF Core Competencies (Grand 4-5)

10:00-10:30 AM – BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM  – Breakout Sessions

  • Lena Gustafsson-Turning Frustration into a Selling Tool for Expanding Your Coaching Business (Grand 1)
  • Marion Franklin-Stop Walking on Eggshells:  Tell It Like It Is (Grand 2)
  • Barbara Luther-Integrating Research into a Power Tool to Support Clients Impacted by ADHD (Grand 3)
  • Sara Smith, Judy Feld and Teresa Poole-Experience the Crossroads of Coaching Mastery (Grand 4-5)

12:00-12:30 PM – BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

12:00-2:00PM – The Photobooth is open near Table 17; last chance to take home a memory! Sponsored by WBECS

12:30-1:15 PM – Lunch (Grand 4-5)

1:15-1:30 PM – Conference Volunteer Recognition (Grand 4-5)

1:30-2:00 PM – BREAK/Visit Exhibitors/Networking Time (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

2:00-3:30 PM – Breakout Sessions

  • Star Dargin-Speak the Language of Business and the Results Will Speak for Themselves (Grand 1)
  • Jeanne McLennan-Welcome to the Family-Identification and Transformation of the Inner Family’s Parts (Grand 2)
  • Cynthia Kivland-Neuroscience and Emotionally-Intelligent Teams:  Coaching for Membership, Empowerment and Meaning (Grand 3)
  • Judith E. Glaser-Conversational Alchemy in Practice!  (Grand 4-5)

3:30-4:00 PM – BREAK/Last Chance to Visit Exhibitors (2nd-Floor Foyer Areas)

4:00-5:30 PM – Closing Keynote –  Marshall Goldsmith (Grand 4-5)

5:30-5:45 PM – 2018 Conference Announcement-Pittsburgh (Grand 4-5)

 

 

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