University of Wisconsin–Madison

2018 Schedule

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7 a.m. Registration opens
8–9:15 a.m. Keynote
9:30–10:45 a.m. Breakout #1
11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Breakout #2
12:15–1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15–2:45 p.m. Breakout #3
2:45–4 p.m. Breakout #4

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Breakout Sessions

Time Varsity Hall I Northwoods Room Landmark Room Industry Room Agriculture Room
9:30–10:45 a.m. Growing as a Leader: Where Do I Start? Creating a More Positive Workplace: The Benefits and How to Get More Managing Priorities Managing Others Through Change and Transition Promoting Diversity and Inclusiveness: What Works?
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Inclusive and Collaborative Leadership in Decision Making Make Your Mark: Establishing Yourself as a Thought Leader Moving Beyond Ratings: Creating a Culture of Feedback The Brilliance of Resilience: The Relationship of Adversity, Resilience, and Growth Hostile and Intimidating Behavior (HIB) Prevention: What is it? What can YOU do?
1:15–2:45 p.m. Strategies to Set and Measure Clear Expectations Increase Your Effectiveness With New Habits That Last Brave Leadership: Be a Leader Worth Following Are You Having the Right Conversation With the Wrong Person? Understanding & Appreciating Our Differences for Improved Communication, Collaboration, & Connection
2:45–4:00 p.m. Motivating Staff and Why It Matters Fair Is Fair Until It Isn’t: Core Values – Based Team Leadership Mindfulness as a Method of Combating Cognitive Bias Crash Course in Coaching Cloud-based Collaboration Services for UW–Madison

“Leadership is a choice and not a rank.”

2016 LMD Participant

7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

  • Parfait Bar: Vanilla yogurt, granola, fresh berries, dried fruit, and local honey
  • Bagels and cream cheese
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Coffee
  • Tee
  • Infused water


12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Make your own Buddha Plates!

  • Spring mix, spinach, quinoa, brown rice, sweet potatoes, seasoned chickpeas, shredded carrots, diced red onion, diced cucumber, edamame, curry picked cauliflower, tofu, sliced chicken, avacado, and dressings
  • Cookies
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Infused Water


9:30 a.m – 2:45 p.m

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Infused water