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Thrive: Helping Careerists Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce 

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Registration Closes April 20, 2018

Join us May 1
3, 2018

NH Nacional
Paseo Del Prado, 48 
Madrid, Spain

Career Thought Leaders is going abroad for three exciting days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value.

The 2018 conference will be a true international experience, with attendees joining from across the U.S., Europe, Australia, South America, and beyond. Join your colleagues from more than 13 countries in learning from international experts in the careers industry, including John Lees, Antoinette Oglethorpe, Elisabeth (Harney) Sanders-Park, and more!


Tuesday, May 1
Workshops on this day will go in depth into coaching and business development topics. NOTES: Mini-conference registration does not include these sessions. You can register for Tuesday only (does not include Monday reception or any of Wednesday/Thursday sessions) by selecting the "Workshop Only" option at registration.

8:00–8:30 am

8:30 am–12:00 pm
Choice 1: Mapping Your Brand to Build Your Business
Susan Chritton, Master Brand Strategist

Choice 2: Big Gigs: Making More Money Doing Good Work
Elisabeth (Harney) Sanders-Park, WorkNet Solutions

12:00–1:00 pm
Lunch (included with full conference registration or Workshop Only registration)

1:00–4:30 pm
Choice 1: Working with Organisations: The Employee Lens, Business Opportunities & Coaching for Career Agility
Rosemary McLean & Valerie Rowles, Career Innovation Company

Choice 2: Career ReCharge: 5 Strategies to Prevent Burnout & Spark Resilience
Beth Benatti Kennedy

Wednesday, May 2

8:00–8:30 am

8:30–10:15 am
Welcome and Introduction of Opening Keynote
Advice for the Rudderless: Coaching Clients Who Have No Idea Which Path to Follow
John Lees 

10:30–11:45 am
Personal Branding & Career Marketing Trends
Panel of Certified Personal Brand Strategists and Academy Certified Resume Writers from Spain, France, and beyond!

12:00–1:00 pm
Lunch and networking.

1:15–2:30 pm
The Data and AI Revolution Meets the HR World 
Fernando G. Guerrero

3:00–4:00 pm
Professional Presence: Make Your Mark & Make It Count
Valerie Sokolosky 

4:00–5:00 pm
The Unconference Experience -- Share With Your Peers
Career Thought Leaders has always had an element of colleague discussions ... now that is a trend at professional development events with a cool new name -- an "unconference." During these small table discussions you will have an opportunity to deepen your learning through interaction with your peers.

Thursday, May 3

8:30–9:45 am
Knowledge Nomads: Helping People Thrive in a Job-less Work Environment
Elisabeth (Harney) Sanders-Park

10:00–11:00 am
Social Media Trends
Javier Camara

11:00 am–12:15 pm
The Unconference Experience -- Share With Your Peers

12:15–1:15 pm
Lunch and networking.

1:15–2:15 pm
Career Conversations in Organisations: How Leaders and Coaches Can Help Employees to Take Ownership of Their Careers
Antoinette Oglethorpe

2:45–3:45 pm
Telling Your Compelling Story
Diane Hudson

3:45–4:15 pm
Closing Session: Agility for Career Professionals to Excel in a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce

Hotel Information
The event will take place at the NH Nacional. Rooms are available at a discounted rate of 165 Euro per night, which includes breakfast.

Evening Events
Conference attendees and their families are welcome to join our evening events, including an evening reception at the hotel Monday night; dinner and traditional Spanish entertainment on Tuesday evening; and for a tapas tour on Wednesday evening.

See the Evening Event Details

Regular Registration Closes April 20, 2018


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