Chicago Conference Agenda
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Pre-selected candidate interviews
Employers can select and invite pre-registered candidates to the Interview session of the Conference. Login and password will be provided to sponsoring employers to visit and search professionals at Conference landing page.
2:15 - 2:45 PM
Seminar I: Presented by LinkedIn
How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile for Professional Success.
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Hear inspiring words from one of America’s top 20 Chief Diversity Officers, Steve Pemberton.
3:30 - 6:00 PM
Professional Diversity Career Fair
Build your network with TOP industry representatives. Make important connections and learn first hand about opportunities and professional organizations that can make a difference in your career.
4:30 - 5:00 PM
Seminar II: Presented by Allstate
Creating Your Personal Brand
5:30 - 6:00 PM
Seminar III: Presented by Professional Diversity Network
Build a Better Resume with Resunate
6:00 - 7:00 PM
UPTOWN Professional Reception
Meet, network, and relax at our networking reception. Beverages, ethnic food, entertainment, and more!
7:00 - 9:00 PM
UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Awards
A Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Event in which multicultural executives who are making a difference on their jobs and community will be recognized among their peers. Come out and support Chicago's best and brightest multicultural executives, corporate, business and community leaders as we honor the Uptown Professional 2013 Chicago Catalyst Award Winners.
- Network with leaders and members of diverse professional organizations
- Steve Pemberton as Keynote Speaker
- Professional development breakout sessions
- UPTOWN Professional networking social
- Cocktail reception
- Sample Soul, Latin, Asian and other culinary delights
- UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Awards
- And much more!
Named among the 'top 20 Chief Diversity Officers in corporate America' by Fortune, Steve Pemberton is one of America's most inspiring executives.
His keynote speeches are deeply moving and empowering with far-reaching life lessons. He offers a compelling message that victory over seemingly insurmountable suffering can emerge when one holds fast to an existential goodness by reaching within.