Executive Leadership Symposium

March 2, 2018 | 8 a.m - 4 p.m.

Reception and networking to follow | Registration fee: $125

In today's business environment, continued training and development of an organization's leaders is critical. As new challenges arise in the market place, the best trained managers will take advantage of changing trends and successfully manage disruptions.

Bauer is pleased to offer this symposium to share some of the latest thinking in training and development for an ever changing, evermore challenging business environment.


Featured Speakers

Dean Latha Ramchand

Latha Ramchand | Bio
Dean and Professor, Finance, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Rod Brace

Rod Brace | Bio
Regional President, Chief Learning Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

Adewunmi (Ade) Lewis

Adewunmi (Ade) Lewis | Bio
Division Manager,Learning & Development, Houston Airport Systems

Joan Nelson

Joan Nelson, SPHR | Bio
Associate Vice Chancellor/Vice President of Human Resources, University of Houston


Harleen Hines Smith

Harleen Hines Smith | Bio
Chief Human Resources Officer, Houston Airport System

Alex Souza

Alex Souza | Bio
Director Program Management Office, HP


Steve Woodruff | Bio
Enterprise Hiring Manager, Chevron

Symposium Agenda

8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks – Latha Ramchand: Changing business environment

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Rod Brace: Medicine volatility and developing leaders

10:15 - 11 a.m.

Joan Nelson: Developing leaders and succession planning in university settings

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Harleen Smith: Impact of development on organizations

1 - 1:45 p.m.

Steve Woodruff: Talent management

2 - 2:45 p.m.

Alex Souza: Technology and the need to reinvest in a company

3 - 3:45 p.m.

Ade Lewis: Developing a developmental plan for all layers of staff and executives

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Reception and networking