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Explore the more than 50 world-class Professional Workshops taking place at the ALPFA Convention

  • All Workshops
  • Saturday, August 3
  • Sunday, August 4
  • Monday, August 5

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  • Domain Competency
  • Social Engagement
  • Wealth Creation
  • Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship
  • Community Engagement
  • Health & Wellness

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Saturday, August 3

9:15AM - 10:45AM

9:15AM - 10:45AM

Meet the Girl Scouts



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Community Engagement

Room: Canal C

Capacity: 140-150

11:00AM - 12:30PM

11:00AM - 12:30PM

An Introduction to Junior Achievement


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Community Engagement

Description: ALPFA has joined forces with Junior Achievement USA (JA), the world's largest organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. As a global non-profit youth organization, JA provides programs fostering workforce-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills for K-12 public school students.

Meet the Junior Achievement USA leaders, hear about the work they are doing with today's youth, and learn how you can volunteer!

Room: Canal C

Capacity: 140-150

11:00AM - 12:30PM

How Technology is Changing the CFO Landscape


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: This professional session will discuss how new financial technology is disrupting everything from payment systems to messaging to how we manage data. Financial institutions are thinking of themselves as FinTech firms that also do banking. As a professional in the space, how do you keep up with it and navigate the change?

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:00PM - 4:30PM

2:00PM - 3:30PM

Fitting in Fitness



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Health & Wellness

Description: In today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. This session will help you develop a workout routine that fits your lifestyle, fitness level and specific goals, and stay motivated to make fitness a consistent part of your busy day.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:30PM - 4:30PM

OneNote Overview



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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Join us for this interactive workshop on OneNote where we’ll explore the OneNote app. We’ll discuss the layout and features, how it interacts with mobile, and sharing and collaboration. You’ll create a notebook and take notes along with the presenter, fully experiencing the power of this great application.

Room: Governor's D

Capacity: 150

3:45PM-5:15PM

3:45PM-5:15PM

Engaging your community, your teams and your customers through meaningful Social Engagement

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Community Engagement

Description: Finding a cause your company can get behind from a Corporate Social Responsibility perspective is often the easy part; getting your community, employees and customers engaged is often harder. This workshop will outline the steps needed to create a strong CSR program that goes beyond philanthropy, to support customer and employee retention and community involvement.

This workshop will be presented by Gift of Life, a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the public to help us get everyone involved in curing blood cancer. It all begins with one remarkable person, one life-changing swab and one huge win — finding a match and a cure. Gift of Life is a National Partner of ALPFA and together we are working towards increasing diversity in the registry and creating awareness.

Room: Canal C

Capacity: 140-150

3:45PM-5:15PM

Digital Upskilling


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: PwC has made a big investment in enabling the partners and staff of the firm to become digitally prepared for the changes to the workforce of the future. As we look ahead to the disruption technology is making to our workforce, we think it is important to share our digital knowledge and help others to be prepared for this change. This will be an interactive workshop that will provide an overview of the leading trends within the profession.

Learning Objectives:
- Discuss the digital trends shaping the professional services environment.
- Discuss what ""Digital"" means at PwC and how it aligns with Your Tomorrow strategy
- Explore technologies and use cases for data wrangling, data visualization and robotics process automation

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200


Sunday, August 4

9:00AM - 10:30 AM

9:00AM - 10:30 AM

The State of Hispanic Wealth



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Wealth Creation

Description: Explore current facts and statistics on the state of wealth in the Hispanic/ LatinX community and how it compares with other demographic groups.

Room: Canal E

Capacity: 190-200

10:45AM - 12:15PM

10:45AM - 12:15PM

Inside the Entrepreneurial Mindset


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Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship

Description: Do successful entrepreneurs think differently than the rest of us? Can this way of thinking be learned? Discuss the traits of an entrepreneurial mindset, and explore the thought processes and actions you'll need to be successful.

Room: Canal D

Capacity: 130-140

10:45AM - 12:15PM

LinkedIn Rock Your Profile: Getting Started

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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Your LinkedIn profile helps you get recognized and opens the door to new opportunities like partnerships, new business, mentorships or speaking events. It represents you as a professional, and refining it is easier than you think.

In this introductory session, you’ll learn how a LinkedIn profile differs from a resume and the basics of creating yours. We’ll introduce you to the core 5 profile sections: Photo + Headline, Summary, Work Experience, Rich Media and Volunteer Experience and the best practices for each. We’ll end by talking about building your network on LinkedIn, publishing and posting so you can learn how to go beyond profile to connect to opportunity. Come join our community of over 630 million professionals. We hope to see you there!

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:30PM - 4:00PM

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills for the Aspiring Executive

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Domain Competency
Business Management & Organization

Description: To be a great critical thinker is to be a great analytical thinker. In this workshop, you'll learn key skills to not only identify challenges and their solutions, but also communicate them effectively to your team.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Excel Workshop


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Join us for this interactive workshop on Excel, where we’ll begin with a variety of tips and tricks to help you analyze your data, and then transition into how to use Pivot Tables as an effective means of presentation. Test data will be provided and you will walk through the exercises with the presenter. We’ll finish with a brief segment on how Power BI can be further used to visualize your data.

Room: Governor's B

Capacity: 150

4:15PM - 5:45PM

4:15PM - 5:45PM

Global Information Security



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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: This session will focus on cyber technology, including the changing threat landscape and the need to be innovative in the space. Presenters will will share an example of a cyber attack, as well as the technology Bank of America builds to protect networks, devices, programs, and data.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

4:15PM - 5:45PM

Conflict Resolution



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Social Engagement

Description: Whether it's an issue within your team, with your manager, or maybe even a client, conflict is inevitable. Learn how to recognize conflict as it approaches and take practical steps to manage and resolve it effectively.

Session Objectives:
- Cover at a high-level industry standard of relevant personality assessments to help individuals understand personal traits (MBTI, TKI, and current trends in use of blockchain for Treasury applications.
- Share thoughts around how Trust can be built through Authenticity and Vulnerability that can then lead to more constructive conflict.
- Work through motivation exercise on building increased authenticity.

Room: Canal B

Capacity: 130-140


Monday, August 5

9:00AM - 10:30 AM

9:00AM - 10:30 AM

How Technology is Transforming the Business World


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Just a few decades ago, offices were filled with employees tapping away on typewriters and chatting on landlines. Today, innovations like cloud computing, AI and robotics have transformed the workplace. How will technology continue to evolve and disrupt the world of business, and how can students remain competitive in this ever-changing landscape?

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

10:45AM - 12:15PM

10:45AM - 12:15PM

How to Write a Business Plan for Entrepreneurial Success


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Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship

Description: Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Learn how to create one just right for your business in this hands-on workshop.

Room: Canal D

Capacity: 130-140

10:45AM - 12:15PM

Trending in Tech: Better Human/ AI Collaboration


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Artificial intelligence is no longer a futuristic idea, but rather a valuable technology with many practical applications. As AI slowly enters the mainstream, companies face a unique set of challenges: How do we deal with biased outcomes from machine-learning algorithms? And exactly how much decision-making power should AI have? This workshop will be an open discussion on how we use and collaborate with AI, and balance human control with AI autonomy.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

10:45AM - 12:15PM

Latino Clout: Increasing your Power and Influence in the Workplace

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Social Engagement

Description: Advancement up the corporate career ladder is difficult without having the ability to obtain power and influence others. This session will identify strategies that Latinos can use to more effectively attain and wield power within their organizations. The session will also teach Latino professionals how to overcome aspects of our Hispanic heritage that sometimes limit our ability to be Latinos with influence.

Room: Canal B

Capacity: 130-140

10:45AM - 12:15PM

The Latino GDP: Creating Wealth for America



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Wealth Creation

Description: In 2015 the GDP produced by Latinos in the U.S.was $2.13 trillion. If it were an independent country, the Latino GDP would be the 7th largest in the world, larger than the GDP of India, Italy, Brazil or Canada. The common perception of Latinos being a burden to U.S. society is utterly wrong; to the contrary, Latinos are the element most needed to fuel the growth of this country. Join renowned expert Dr. David E. Hayes-Bautista for a discussion of the Latino GDP and the power of Latino wealth creation.

Room: Canal E

Capacity: 190-200

Saturday, August 3

11:00AM - 12:30PM

How Technology is Changing the CFO Landscape


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: This professional session will discuss how new financial technology is disrupting everything from payment systems to messaging to how we manage data. Financial institutions are thinking of themselves as FinTech firms that also do banking. As a professional in the space, how do you keep up with it and navigate the change?

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:30PM - 4:30PM

OneNote Overview



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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Join us for this interactive workshop on OneNote where we’ll explore the OneNote app. We’ll discuss the layout and features, how it interacts with mobile, and sharing and collaboration. You’ll create a notebook and take notes along with the presenter, fully experiencing the power of this great application.

Room: Governor's D

Capacity: 150

3:45PM-5:15PM

Digital Upskilling


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Read more

Domain Competency
Technology

Description: PwC has made a big investment in enabling the partners and staff of the firm to become digitally prepared for the changes to the workforce of the future. As we look ahead to the disruption technology is making to our workforce, we think it is important to share our digital knowledge and help others to be prepared for this change. This will be an interactive workshop that will provide an overview of the leading trends within the profession.

Learning Objectives:
- Discuss the digital trends shaping the professional services environment.
- Discuss what ""Digital"" means at PwC and how it aligns with Your Tomorrow strategy
- Explore technologies and use cases for data wrangling, data visualization and robotics process automation

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

Sunday, August 4

10:45AM - 12:15PM

LinkedIn Rock Your Profile: Getting Started

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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Your LinkedIn profile helps you get recognized and opens the door to new opportunities like partnerships, new business, mentorships or speaking events. It represents you as a professional, and refining it is easier than you think.

In this introductory session, you’ll learn how a LinkedIn profile differs from a resume and the basics of creating yours. We’ll introduce you to the core 5 profile sections: Photo + Headline, Summary, Work Experience, Rich Media and Volunteer Experience and the best practices for each. We’ll end by talking about building your network on LinkedIn, publishing and posting so you can learn how to go beyond profile to connect to opportunity. Come join our community of over 630 million professionals. We hope to see you there!

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills for the Aspiring Executive

Avatar

Read more

Domain Competency
Business Management & Organization

Description: To be a great critical thinker is to be a great analytical thinker. In this workshop, you'll learn key skills to not only identify challenges and their solutions, but also communicate them effectively to your team.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Excel Workshop


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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Join us for this interactive workshop on Excel, where we’ll begin with a variety of tips and tricks to help you analyze your data, and then transition into how to use Pivot Tables as an effective means of presentation. Test data will be provided and you will walk through the exercises with the presenter. We’ll finish with a brief segment on how Power BI can be further used to visualize your data.

Room: Governor's B

Capacity: 150

4:15PM - 5:45PM

Global Information Security



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Domain Competency
Technology

Description: This session will focus on cyber technology, including the changing threat landscape and the need to be innovative in the space. Presenters will will share an example of a cyber attack, as well as the technology Bank of America builds to protect networks, devices, programs, and data.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

Monday, August 5

9:00AM - 10:30 AM

How Technology is Transforming the Business World


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Read more

Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Just a few decades ago, offices were filled with employees tapping away on typewriters and chatting on landlines. Today, innovations like cloud computing, AI and robotics have transformed the workplace. How will technology continue to evolve and disrupt the world of business, and how can students remain competitive in this ever-changing landscape?

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

10:45AM - 12:15PM

Trending in Tech: Better Human/ AI Collaboration


Avatar

Read more

Domain Competency
Technology

Description: Artificial intelligence is no longer a futuristic idea, but rather a valuable technology with many practical applications. As AI slowly enters the mainstream, companies face a unique set of challenges: How do we deal with biased outcomes from machine-learning algorithms? And exactly how much decision-making power should AI have? This workshop will be an open discussion on how we use and collaborate with AI, and balance human control with AI autonomy.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

Sunday, August 4

4:15PM - 5:45PM

Conflict Resolution



Avatar

Read more

Social Engagement

Description: Whether it's an issue within your team, with your manager, or maybe even a client, conflict is inevitable. Learn how to recognize conflict as it approaches and take practical steps to manage and resolve it effectively.

Session Objectives:
- Cover at a high-level industry standard of relevant personality assessments to help individuals understand personal traits (MBTI, TKI, and current trends in use of blockchain for Treasury applications.
- Share thoughts around how Trust can be built through Authenticity and Vulnerability that can then lead to more constructive conflict.
- Work through motivation exercise on building increased authenticity.

Room: Canal B

Capacity: 130-140

Monday, August 5

10:45AM - 12:15PM

Latino Clout: Increasing your Power and Influence in the Workplace

Avatar

Read more

Social Engagement

Description: Advancement up the corporate career ladder is difficult without having the ability to obtain power and influence others. This session will identify strategies that Latinos can use to more effectively attain and wield power within their organizations. The session will also teach Latino professionals how to overcome aspects of our Hispanic heritage that sometimes limit our ability to be Latinos with influence.

Room: Canal B

Capacity: 130-140

Sunday, August 4

9:00AM - 10:30 AM

The State of Hispanic Wealth



Avatar

Read more

Wealth Creation

Description: Explore current facts and statistics on the state of wealth in the Hispanic/ LatinX community and how it compares with other demographic groups.

Room: Canal E

Capacity: 190-200

Monday, August 5

10:45AM - 12:15PM

The Latino GDP: Creating Wealth for America



Avatar

Read more

Wealth Creation

Description: In 2015 the GDP produced by Latinos in the U.S.was $2.13 trillion. If it were an independent country, the Latino GDP would be the 7th largest in the world, larger than the GDP of India, Italy, Brazil or Canada. The common perception of Latinos being a burden to U.S. society is utterly wrong; to the contrary, Latinos are the element most needed to fuel the growth of this country. Join renowned expert Dr. David E. Hayes-Bautista for a discussion of the Latino GDP and the power of Latino wealth creation.

Room: Canal E

Capacity: 190-200

Sunday, August 4

10:45AM - 12:15PM

Inside the Entrepreneurial Mindset


Avatar

Read more

Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship

Description: Do successful entrepreneurs think differently than the rest of us? Can this way of thinking be learned? Discuss the traits of an entrepreneurial mindset, and explore the thought processes and actions you'll need to be successful.

Room: Canal D

Capacity: 130-140

Monday, August 5

10:45AM - 12:15PM

How to Write a Business Plan for Entrepreneurial Success


Avatar

Read more

Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship

Description: Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Learn how to create one just right for your business in this hands-on workshop.

Room: Canal D

Capacity: 130-140

Saturday, August 3

9:15AM - 10:45AM

Meet the Girl Scouts



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Community Engagement

Room: Canal C

Capacity: 140-150

11:00AM - 12:30PM

An Introduction to Junior Achievement


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Community Engagement

Description: ALPFA has joined forces with Junior Achievement USA (JA), the world's largest organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. As a global non-profit youth organization, JA provides programs fostering workforce-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills for K-12 public school students.

Meet the Junior Achievement USA leaders, hear about the work they are doing with today's youth, and learn how you can volunteer!

Room: Canal C

Capacity: 140-150

3:45PM-5:15PM

Engaging your community, your teams and your customers through meaningful Social Engagement

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Read more

Community Engagement

Description: Finding a cause your company can get behind from a Corporate Social Responsibility perspective is often the easy part; getting your community, employees and customers engaged is often harder. This workshop will outline the steps needed to create a strong CSR program that goes beyond philanthropy, to support customer and employee retention and community involvement.

This workshop will be presented by Gift of Life, a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the public to help us get everyone involved in curing blood cancer. It all begins with one remarkable person, one life-changing swab and one huge win — finding a match and a cure. Gift of Life is a National Partner of ALPFA and together we are working towards increasing diversity in the registry and creating awareness.

Room: Canal C

Capacity: 140-150

Saturday, August 3

2:00PM - 3:30PM

Fitting in Fitness



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Health & Wellness

Description: In today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. This session will help you develop a workout routine that fits your lifestyle, fitness level and specific goals, and stay motivated to make fitness a consistent part of your busy day.

Room: Canal A

Capacity: 190-200

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