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2016 START Conference Agenda

Photo from 2016 Start ConferenceNittany Lion Inn
Penn State
200 West Park Avenue
University Park, PA 16803                                                   


Conference Agenda for Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Time Event

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Registration/Check-in, Nittany Lion Inn Atrium

9:45 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.



    Morning Keynote Speaker:

    Portrait of Rod Adams

    By: Rod Adams

    US Recruiting Leader for PwC


    10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Breakout Session 1


    • "Leveraging Generational Intelligence"


    • "Developing the Global Mindset"


    • "Diversity and Sustainability"




      11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m

      Breakout Session 2

      • "Success for Women Pursuing a Career in Leadership"
        -Sonya Karagelian, Boeing
      • "Panel Discussion: Global Business Etiquette"


      • "How to feel at home in your new job: Adjusting to the corporate environment"

             -Brian Schwartz, GM



                12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

                Lunch and Closing Remarks

                Keynote Speaker:

                Portrait of Wanda Bryant Hope

                Wanda Bryant Hope

                (PSU Alum)

                Chief Diversity Officer for  Johnson & Johnson




                S.T.A.R.T. Diversity Award Student Presentations

                Third Place:

                Second Place:

                First Place:

                Luncheon Entertainment