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2017 EWTG Conference Call for Presentations
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31st Annual Professional Development Conference

November 19 - 20, 2017

Embassy Suites San Marcos - Hotel, Spa and Conference Center 

Professional women make decisions every day about where to devote their time and energy: to family, job, or community. This conference provides a rare opportunity for continued development of management skills and leadership capabilities, as well as offering networking and mentoring opportunities. The EWTG 31st Annual Professional Development Conference will provide attendees an opportunity to invest in themselves.

EWTG Mission: Executive Women in Texas Government (EWTG) is a non-partisan organization that promotes leadership in service to Texas by offering professional development opportunities.

EWTG is seeking high-quality professionals for workshop presentations at this year's conference. The conference format allows for up to 36 workshops, conducted concurrently during three separate time slots to offer 12 workshops during each breakout.

Speaker Selection Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • relevance to professional development,
  • alignment with conference theme - Bold Leadership: Courage, Confidence, Compassion
  • creative approach to presenting topic, and
  • applicability to challenges facing professionals in Texas Government.

Priority will be given to a presenter whose proposal demonstrates new ideas or approaches, teaches specific techniques, and includes resource materials and handouts.

Proposal Instructions

Each presenter must complete the Presenter Form below which includes the following information,
by June 21, 2017:

  • presenter biography
  • list of three references and reference contact information, and
  • a 100-word abstract of the proposed session including the title and category selected.

Only complete proposals will be considered.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Karen Howard at or (512) 220-4298. Thank you in advance for your support.


Conference Theme:

Bold Leadership: Courage, Confidence, Compassion

Suggestions for Presentation Topics

  Educating Skills Development

Enlightening Management Skills

Empowering Leadership Skills

  Business Planning

  Career Opportunities

  Career Planning

  Employment Law

  Executive Manager Topics

  Human Resources, Trends & Issues

  Interview Skills

  Managing Conflict

  Managing Supervisors

  Workplace Challenges

Balancing Your Life


Coping with Changes

Customer Service

Contract Management

Financial Planning

Negotiating Conflict

Professional Growth

Operational Management

Project Management

Retraining Options

Roles and Responsibilities

Coaching & Counseling

Cultural Diversity



Growing Your Staff

Retirement Planning & Options

Training Trends & Issues

Social Media

Workforce Planning

Federal and State Laws & Regulations

Legislative Session Updates

PO Box 1635, Leander, TX 78646
| 512-220-4298
| 512-692-2651 (fax)

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