Appendix C: Sample Women’s Conference Agenda
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Welcome reception7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Early bird fitness walk7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Registration8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Continental breakfast8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Opening plenary session9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Greetings from Women’s Committee Chair
Greetings from Union Leader(Council or Local President or Executive Director)
Workshops session I10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
(see list of popular workshop topics)
Lunch12 noon to 1 p.m.
(If you choose to have a speaker, allow an extra 20 minutes.)
Workshops session II1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Workshops session III3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Evening reception or dinner or both6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
(or optional sightseeing trip)
(Possible presentation of Union Women’s Rights Award)
Speaker(Perhaps a politician or someone involved in legislative efforts)
Wrap-Up(Concluding remarks from Union Leader and/or Women’s Committee)
Note: If you’re doing a one-day conference, just omit the Friday evening program and do a final wrap-up session on Saturday after the 3rd workshop session.