Annual Conference 2020 Schedule at a Glance

Cultivating Vision and Focus through Intentional Leadership

Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education and
the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network
2020 Annual Conference 

University of Georgia 
Special Collections Library
300 S. Hull Street
Athens, GA 30605
SCL Website

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

8:45a GAWHE/ACE Women’s Network Executive Board Meeting

(Executive Board members and conference volunteers only)

9:30-11:00a Registration Opens
11:00a-12:00p Opening Luncheon

Welcome from the Georgia Association of Women in Higher Education (GAWHE)
Kim Lee
President, GAWHE
Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness  Albany Technical College

Welcome  and Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Jere W. Morehead, President University of Georgia

Keynote Speaker
Theresa MacCartney
Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration, University System of Georgia

Banquet Room
12:30 – 1:00p.m. Keynote Speaker
Greg Dozier
Commissioner, Technical College System of Georgia
Auditorium
1:15 – 1:45pm Session on Mindfulness and Intentionality
Patty Ramirez
Mindfulness Coach, Mojo Communications and Strategy
2:00 – 3:00 Concurrent Sessions Rooms 258, 268, 277
3:00-3:30pm Refreshment Break 
3:30-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions Rooms 258, 268, 277
4:30-5:15pm Predinner Break

5:15pm GAWHE Special Reception

Thursday, February 27

7:15a Breakfast is served Banquet Room
8:00-8:30am

8:30- 9:00a.m.

Greetings and Introduction of Speakers
Jennifer H. Stephens
American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network State Coordinator
8:30- 9:00a.m. Keynote Speaker
Gailda Pitre Davis
Director of Leadership, American Council on Education (ACE)  Update on the ACE Women’s Network
9:15-10:15a.m. Concurrent Sessions Rooms 258, 268, 277
10:15-10:30a.m. Refreshments break
10:30-noon Values, Priorities, and Institutional Fit
Gailda Pitre Davis, Director of Leadership American Council on Education
Banquet Room
noon Networking Lunch
Table Topics
Banquet Room
1:30- 2:30pm Concurrent Sessions Rooms 258, 268, 277
2:45- 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions Rooms 258, 268, 277
3:45-4:00pm Refreshment Break
4:00- 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions Rooms 258, 268, 277
6:00- 9:00pm     Optional Event: Athens Food Tour
($78/person)Athens Food Tours take participants on a guided tour of locally owned and operated eateries. Our walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Athens, all while gaining knowledge about its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available in the bustling college town.This culinary experience begins at Depalma’s Italian Cafe (401 E. Broad St. Athens, GA 30601)!

What to Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Appetite
Delicious food and beverage tastings at the following locations (subject to change):
  • Depalma’s Italian Cafe: Handcrafted comfort food
  • Dawg Gone Good BBQ: Award Winning BBQ
  • The National: Mediterranean Inspired Fare with a Southern Twist
  • Hendershot’s: Coffee Shop, Bar and Much More
  • Viva! Argentine Cuisine: Delicious Family Recipes

Purchase Tickets HERE

Friday, February 28, 2020

7:30-8:45a Breakfast is served Banquet Room
9:00-10:15a Presidents Panel

Moderator: Michelle Garfield Cook
Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Strategic University Initiatives, University of Georgia

Michelle Johnston
President, College of Coastal Georgia

Tina Anderson
Wiregrass Technical College, Valdosta

Andrea Daniel
President, Athens Technical College

Victoria Seals
President, Atlanta Technical College

Auditorium
10:30-11:30a Closing Session
Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker Meg Amstutz, Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Chief of StaffKeynote Speaker: Michelle Johnston
President, College of Coastal Georgia
11:30a Conference Concludes
Box lunches available
Banquet Room