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September 28-30, 2012
University of Illinois
at Chicago campus


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Friday 28-Sep

    Willis Tower - Skydeck
    6:00pm 8:00pm

Registration/ Opening Reception



Saturday 29-Sep

    9:00am 10:00am Registration & Continental Breakast - Illinois Room Foyer
    10:00am 10:45am Pod meetings (All participants-required)
        Red - Cardinal
        Orange - White Oak A
        Yellow - White Oak B
        Green - Monarch
        Blue - Fort Dearborn B
        Purple - Illinois Room C
    11:00am 11:30pm Welcome from OUT for Work - Illinois Room AB
    11:30am 11:40am Welcome from UIC - Housekeeping Notes
    11:45am 12:00pm Kenote speaker introduction - Illinois Room AB
    12:00pm 12:30pm Morning Keynote: Mara Keisling - Illinois Room AB
    12:40pm 1:50pm Lunch/ Panel Discussion: State of the Workplace - Illinois Room AB
    2:00pm 2:45pm My Queer Career - Illinois Room AB
    2:55pm 3:40pm Breakout sessions: Round 1
        OUT in STEM - Cardinal
        OUT in Government - White Oak A
        OUT in Nonprofit - White Oak B
        OUT in Education - Monarch
        OUT in Business - Fort Dearborn B
        Intro to CCCP - Illinois Room C
    3:50pm 4:20pm Afternoon Keynote: Reverend George B. Walker Jr - Illinois Room AB
    4:30pm 5:15pm Breakout Sessions: Round 2
        Including LGBTQ when building your brand - Cardinal
        No experience? Not True! - White Oak A
        Want to be successful? Impress me! - White Oak B
        What's Normal Anyway? - Monarch
        CEI Overview - Fort Dearborn B
        Building LGBTQ Engagement  - Illinois Room C
    5:25pm 5:55pm Closing Kenote Speaker: Joe Solmonese - Illinois Room AB
    6:00pm   Wrap up - Illinois Room AB

Sunday 30-Sep

    Student Center East Building - UIC
    9:00am 9:45am Pod meetings - Grab & Go Breakfast - Illinois Room AB
        Red & Purple -Cardinal
        Orange - White Oak A
        Yellow - White Oak B
        Green - Monarch
        Blue - Fort Dearborn B
    10:00am 12:00pm Resume Review/ Interview Prep - Illinois Room C
    12:00pm 12:45pm Employer of Choice Sessions
        Lockheed Martin - Cardinal
        National Security Agency (NSA) - White Oak A
        BMO-Harris Bank - White Oak B
    1:00pm 3:30pm PRIDE Career Fair - Illinois Room AB
        1:00pm-2:00pm - Conference Attendees Only
        2:00-3:30pm - Open to the General Public
    Interview Suites  
        Lockheed Martin - Cardinal
        Northrop Grumman - Fort Dearborn B