11:30 a.m.: Registration & Exhibits
Noon - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch & Keynote
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.: Workshops & Panel Discussions Session 1
2:45 - 3:15 p.m.: Exhibits, Networking & Coffee Break
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.: Workshops & Panel Discussions Session 2
4:15 - 5:30 p.m.: Speed Mentoring, Exhibits, Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres & ConversationsWome

Individual Summit Pass $85
Six-Pass Corporate Package $480
Tickets are non-refundable, price is subject to increase.

G-FORCE Collaborations is pleased to sponsor the second annual Women's Leadership Summit. The summit will convene Rochester’s most influential leaders for career development, networking, and more. Both seasoned and emerging women leaders will come together for an afternoon of learning and conversation.

Keynote & Workshop Presenter

Amy Franko
Founder & President, Impact Instruction Group
Amy Franko drives results for organizations by elevating their most important asset—their people. Her firm, Impact Instruction Group, works with technology companies and professional services firms to design and deliver leadership development and strategic selling programs. Known for her dynamic and engaging style, Amy is a sought-after speaker, having delivered her powerful messages at meetings and events across the country. Visit Amy's website.

Keynote Topic: Becoming a Leader of Impact and Influence
Workshop Topic: Your Corner Office: Essential Leadership Skills to Accelerate Your Career

Becoming a Leader of Impact and Influence
Conversations about impact and legacy often come later in life. In this keynote, Amy Franko will help us look forward and use the power of strategic-level thinking and the mindset of a leader to consciously design our path of impact and influence.

This keynote is designed to help you:

Intentionally create your leadership identity
Think boldly and stand in your unique vision
Move beyond your comfort zone with resilience
Get beyond the to-do list everyone else is keeping
Seek answers to bigger questions
Invest your time differently, for a higher level of productivity and results


Session 1 (attendee picks one) 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.:

Ask Better Questions, Get Better Outcomes
Lisa Critchley, Former SVP, Human Resources, Home Properties Inc.

Dealing with Difficult Team Members
Jennifer Butler, Trainer & VP Research & Assessment, 
Dale Carnegie Training Rochester

Hints from C-Suite Executives: 
How to Demonstrate Your Executive Potential, Today

Panel TBA 

Your Corner Office: Essential Leadership Skills to Accelerate Your Career
Amy Franko, Founder & President, Impact Instruction Group

Session 2 (attendee picks one) 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.:

Civic Involvement: How to Move from Volunteer to Board Member
Laura Saxby Lynch, Director, Corporate Communications, Paychex, Inc.
Heather A. Goodbody, Private Wealth Advisor, Senior Vice President, 
The Goodbody Group, The Private Banking & Investment Group, Merrill Lynch
Additional panelists TBA

Get More! Negotiation Skills for Women
Tina Smagala, Talent Management and
Organizational Development Specialist, Exelon

Emotional Intelligence - How High Is Your EQ?
Donna Rawady, Executive Coach

What's in a First Digital Impression? 
Best Practices to Define or Refine Your Online Presence

Kim Allen, Managing Partner, Public Relations, Dixon Schwabl