Register Today for the University Leadership Forum, October 27-29

October 27-29, 2015 - The Inaugural University Leadership Forum: The Power of RelationshipsHave you registered yet for the inaugural University Leadership Forum? This series of events for UK faculty and staff is co-sponsored by the office of the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Office of Faculty Advancement and Institutional Effectiveness, and UK Human Resources.

Registration now open! Fill out this registration form to attend as many University Leadership Forum events as your schedule allows.

Event schedule

Oct. 27

8:30-9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote: “Secrets of Leading Successfully in Academic Environments”, by Dr. John Daly, Liddell Centennial Professor of Communication, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, TCB Professor of Management, University of Texas at Austin

10-11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: Ingredients for a Collegial Environment

Noon – 1 p.m. Networking luncheon

1:30-2:45 p.m. Inclusive Leadership in Increasingly Diverse Organizations, by Wayne Lewis

3-4:15 p.m. Case Study: Leading Colleagues

Wednesday, Oct. 28

8:30-9:45 a.m. Case Study: Leading in Tough Times

10-11:15 a.m. Seeing How to Serve: Leveraging our Perceptual Skills to Increase Engagement, by Lissa Pohl

Noon – 1 p.m. Networking luncheon

1:30-2:45 p.m. A Different Look at Conflict: Moving Beyond Fight, Flee or Compromise

3-4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: Moving an Agenda Forward

Oct. 29

8:30-9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: Power of Relationships10-11:15 a.m. Case Study: Leadership through Mentoring

Noon – 1 p.m. Networking luncheon

1:30-2:15 p.m. The Power of Social Media to Build Team Relationships, by Jayne Cravens, Coyote Communications

2:45-4 p.m. Closing Keynote, by Shirley Raines, University of Memphis

4-6 p.m. Social Event

The forum takes place over three days but you don’t have to attend all the events. You can pick and choose those individual sessions that best fit your schedule and your own interests. See more at the UK HR webpage:


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