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Washington State University

EMBA Leadership Conference

September 27-28, 2021

The Executive MBA Leadership Conference is an exclusive, in-person experience focusing on professional development and networking for our current and former EMBA students.

Schedule of Events

Monday, September 27, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Dean’s Reception at Edgewater Hotel

An intimate and casual reception with WSU alumni, current EMBA students, and Carson College faculty and staff hosted by Chip Hunter, Dean of the Carson College. Light appetizers and drinks provided.

Tuesday, September 28

Power Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast and presentation of key business topic by industry experts at Bell Harbor Convention Center

Power Breakfast: Coffee and Conversation 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Feel free to stay in the space, finish your coffee, and network with our Carson College community

Free Time and Transition 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Free time and transition to Edgewater hotel (walking distance from Bell Harbor)

Opening Program at Edgewater Hotel 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hear directly from Carson College leadership as to the status of the program and the college

Lunch 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

Break 12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

Laurie Nichols—Keynote speaker 1:00 – 2:45 p.m.

“A Formula for Success: Building Succession Ready Teams”

Break 2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

EMBA Alumni Panel 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Open Reception 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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For conference questions, please contact Angie Senter, event manager,