"The Power Within You"
About JWLS 2018
Date: June 21-22, 2018 | Location: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
The Sea Service Leadership Association is proud to announce that this year’s 31st Annual Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium will be held on June 21-22 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.
This year’s theme is “The Power Within You”.
There will be a Transition Reception on the evening of 20 JUN 2018 (place to TBA).
2018 JWLS Agenda
6:00-6:30 VEToga (YOGA CLASS)
**VEToga is a Yoga, Meditation and Healing Arts Organization that provides classes to military members, veterans, and their families to help deal with stress.
6:30-8:15 Registration, Breakfast, and Meet with Exhibitors/Sponsors
8:15-8:25 Welcome and Opening Remarks from JWLS Chair
8:25-8:30 Introduction of Keynote Speaker
8:30-8:55 Celebrity Keynote Speaker
8:50-8:55 JWLS Chair Remarks for Social Media Contest
8:55-9:00 Introduction of Health Panel
9:00-9:55 Health and Wellness Panel
A panel of military health care professionals will discuss their expert practices in preventive, acute, and chronic health care for military women. The panel will also discuss health benefits while serving for you and your family.
09:55-10:00 Introduction of Military Keynote Speaker
10:00-10:15 Military Keynote
10:15-10:20 Quick Intro to Breakout Sessions Offered and Release Participants
10:20-10:40 Intermission / Find Breakout Session Rooms
10:40-11:40 Breakout Sessions
USAA Financial Breakout
Leadership & Retention for GS Employees
Mentor More Effectively
Handling High Pressure Environments
An Unconventional Path: Career Development and Leadership Panel
11:40-12:00 Intermission/ Find Way Back To Main Session Room
12:00-13:15 Awards Luncheon
13:15-13:20 Intro to International Women’s Panel
13:20-14:10 International Women’s Panel
A panel of military women from all over the world will share some of the challenges and successes they endured during their military careers. The panelists will also discuss the similarities and differences between US military women and the military women in their country.
14:10-14:15 Intro of Educational Keynote Speaker
14:15-14:35 Educational Keynote Speaker
14:35-14:40 Quick Intro to Breakout Sessions Offered and Release Participants
14:40-14:55 Intermission / Find Breakout Session Rooms
14:55-15:40 Breakout Sessions
How to Capitalize on all Team Members Strengths
Diversity in Two Uniforms
Upgrade Your Network
Unleash the Power of Goal Setting
15:40-15:55 Intermission / Find Way to Main Session Room
15:55-16:00 Intro to Women’s Leadership Panel
16:00-16:45 Women’s Leadership Panel
A panel of women will share some of the challenges and successes they endured during their military careers and reflect on how military culture and opportunity has changed for women in uniform over the years.
16:45-17:00 Closing Remarks
Highlights from JWLS 2017