LEadership Forum

Save the Date!

August 10, 2017 • 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Please join us at the Leadership Forum where Section volunteers, Officers, Board Managers and Committee Chairs come together to network and share experiences from their Sections. The IES Leadership Forum Committee has a full day of programming to help you be an effective leader, manage events and your volunteers, and be in the know about current IES programs and services.


Thursday, August 10th Pre-Conference
  7:45 am – 8:30 am Registration    
  8:30 am – 8:40 am Hello & Agenda: Introducing the LF Team    
  8:40 am – 8:45 am Collage of Photos – Activities done at Sections    
  8:45 am – 8:55 am Question Preparation
Gives table groups time to compile questions based on Speed Table topics.
  8:55 am – 10:55 am Speed Tables (See table topics below)    
 10:55 am – 11:15 am Break & Networking    
 11:15 am – 11:25 am IES Public Policy & how Sections can help our efforts Bob Horner  
 11:25 am – 12:00 pm The revival of the 7 programs per year:
Sharing program events.
 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch w/BOD    
  1:00 pm – 1:40 pm Confilict Resolution    
  1:40 pm – 2:00 pm Sucession Planning:
Mentoring Section Leaders
Where do I find my replacement?
How do Inurture future leaders?
  2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Agendas:
Agenda for your term& term goal for your section
Planning the year ahead
  2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Wrap Up: Take aways from the day    


Topics Speed Dating – 10 or 15min round tables – Round 1
What your position actually means
How to run a meeting
Connect – Engaging EP’s, younger professionals, LD & engineers
Contribute – mentoring
Financial Reports
Topics Speed Dating – 10 or 15min round tables – Round 2
Grow – Next step beyond section leadership
Establishing committees and getting people to run them
National Committees and volunteer
Outreach & engaging other groups – i.e.AIA, ASLA, etc.
Budgets & Fundraising
Appreciate – Awards