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Appendix C: Sample Women’s Conference Agenda

Friday

Registration

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Welcome reception

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday

Early bird fitness walk

7 a.m. to 8 a.m. 

Registration

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Continental breakfast

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Opening plenary session

9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Greetings from Women’s Committee Chair

Greetings from Union Leader

(Council or Local President or Executive Director)

Keynote speech

Workshops session I

10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
(see list of popular workshop topics) 

Lunch

12 noon to 1 p.m.
(If you choose to have a speaker, allow an extra 20 minutes.) 

Workshops session II

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Workshops session III

3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 

Evening reception or dinner or both

6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
(or optional sightseeing trip)
(Possible presentation of Union Women’s Rights Award)

Sunday

Breakfast

9 a.m. 

Speaker

(Perhaps a politician or someone involved in legislative efforts)

Wrap-Up

(Concluding remarks from Union Leader and/or Women’s Committee) 

Closing

11 a.m.

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. 

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