Up the Learning Curve: Tips and Networking for New CEOs and Senior Leaders

Friday, September 28, 2018: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Capital Room 3 (Hartford Marriott Downtown)
Session Leader:
Charlie Trautmann, Director Emeritus, Sciencenter
Alison Brown, President and CEO, Science Museum of Minnesota, Lesley Lewis, Past Chair of ASTC and former CEO, Ontario Science Centre, Lara Litchfield-Kimber, Executive Director, Mid-Hudson Children's Museum, Pelle Persson, Past Chair of ASTC and former Director, Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, Dennis Schatz, Senior Advisor, Pacific Science Center, Gillian Thomas, former Interim CEO, Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, D.C., and former President and CEO, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, David Ucko, former President, Science City at Union Station, Carol Valenta, former Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Saint Louis Science Center and Barry Van Deman, President and CEO, Museum of Life and Science

This three-hour workshop will follow the CEO Forum and give new CEOs (typically 0-3 years in their current role), plus one senior leader of their choice, the opportunity to dive into relevant topics with their peers while getting input from experienced science center and museum leaders.  Participants will have the opportunity to dig into three separate topics of their choice during this workshop. Preregistration required. Limited to 30 participants. Fee: $25 (includes materials and afternoon refreshment)

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