Leadership Summit

Creating Momentum For Leaders of Today and The Future

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Monday, January 29, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Welcome Remarks – CPC Leadership / GBTA Board and Staff

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Futurist: The 4th Wave Economy - A new age of information based businesses - what knowledge and understanding we need to stay ahead. – Mohamad Saeed Rasmun

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

GBTA Committees Session: Learn about GBTA Committees and what they are working on. How can you get involved? – GBTA Committees

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Networking Break Sponsored by TRIPBAM

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Social Media: How to use Social Media and be strategic in approach. What are the future trends expected with Social Media and how to leverage them? - Peter Kane & Marianne Varkiani

4:45 PM - 4:50 PM

Reception Sponsor - Alaska Airlines

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Welcome to Portland Reception!

6:30 PM -

On Own for Evening

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast

7:55 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast Sponsor - Rocketrip

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

From Group to Team: Moving your board from functioning as a group to a Team – Susan Leahy

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Operating Under the GBTA Umbrella: Learn the operating principles and best practices for Chapters and Affiliates in running a nonprofit volunteer organization for GBTA– Patrick Algyer and Gloria Gonzalez

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Gold Sponsor – Best Western Hotels & Resorts

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Robert's Rules of Order: Learn how to use Robert's Rules of order and some of the basic rules that should be followed. – Susan Leahy

11:15 AM - 11:20 AM

Gold Sponsor – Cornerstone Information Systems 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

TSA Precheck Executive Lead Simone Davis will update us on the current status of TSA Precheck. In addition, Ms. Davis will give us a heads up on innovations under consideration to airport screening procedures for passengers.

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Speed Networking: A fun way to meet and network with your peers from other organizations

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Networking Break

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Chair a Meeting with Confidence: In the boardroom or your day to day meetings - learn the key elements of successfully leading a meeting Susan Leahy

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Closing Remarks – CPC Leadership / GBTA Board and Staff

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing Event – Nashville 2019 Handoff

*Agenda is subject to change

Alaska Airlines Discount Code Available:

Alaska Airlines has provided a special discount code for all Leadership Summit attendees.*

Discount/Meeting Fare Code: ECMZ212
Departure City(s): Any Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air US city
Meeting City: Portland, Oregon
Not Included: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska; Canada, Mexico or Costa Rica
Beginning Travel Date:  January 26, 2018
Last Travel Date:  February 2, 2018
Discount: 7% discount off Alaska Airlines published fares (except companion & other promotional fares)
Blackout Dates: None

*To use the Discount Code, go online to alaskaair.com and input the Discount Code when searching for flights. The discount will be applied to any flights meeting the contract parameters. By clicking the “?” next to the discount code box after entering the code you may view a detailed description of the rules. All Leadership Summitt attendees and guests may also use the Discount Code by calling Alaska Airlines Group Desk; however, a $15.00 per person ticketing fee will apply. Please verify all current baggage allowances and fees as well as travel policies on www.alaskaair.com prior to travel.

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