PDI Fall Conference

GraduateIACityLobbyPDI’s 2018 Fall Conference

September 26-28, 2018

Graduate Iowa City  

210 S Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 337-4058
www.graduatehotels.com/iowa-city/

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Session Descriptions and Speaker Bios

Sponsors

Conference Brochure

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Conference registration deadline is September 17. 18FallConf2


Schedule at a Glance

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

10:00am – 12:00pm     Educational Session: Psst. Look at Me:                                                       Marketing in a Loud World 

12:30pm – 4:00pm       PDI Sporting Clay Shootout

11:00pm – 6:00pm       PDI Golf Classic18FallConf3

4:00pm – 5:00pm         Yoga … Relax. Breathe. Energize.

6:00pm – 6:30pm          New Member/First Time Attendee Orientation

6:30pm – 8:30pm          Welcome Reception & Exhibitor Expo

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 – DEVELOPING COMMUNITY

7:00am                         Registration / Exhibits / Breakfast Buffet 

7:15am – 8:00am         PDI Committee Meetings

8:00am – 8:15am         PDI Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:15am – 10:00am        Keynote: A Thriving Downtown: The Best Economic Development Recruitment Tool

10:00am – 10:15am      Break

10:15am – 11:15am      Best Practices Breakout Sessions:

11:15am – 11:30am       Break

11:30am – 1:00pm         Lunch & PDI Annual Meeting, 2018 Salary Survey Results & Debi Durham Interview    

1:30pm – 4:00pm           Igniting Conversation & Empowering Change: A Screening of the file “Most Likely to  

4:00pm – 5:00pm           Bar Camps (various locations)

5:00pm – 5:45pm           PDI Board Meeting  

6:00pm – 8:00pm           Iowa Shrimp Boil + Silent Auction (big Grove Brewery & Taproom)

7:30pm                           Shuttle Back to the Graduate Iowa City

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 - DEVELOPING YOU

7:30am                            Registration Desk / Exhibits Open

8:00am – 9:00am            Breakfast Buffet / Golf & Trap Shoot Prizes / Committee Announcements

9:00am – 10:30am          Becoming a Whole Person, to Become a Leader

10:30am – 10:45am         Break

10:45am – 11:45am         Facing Your Future

11:45am                           Closing Remarks / AdjournRegisterNowButton

Conference Facility/Hotel Rooms

Graduate Iowa City (formerly the Iowa City Sheraton)
210 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA

PDI’s room rates are $129/plus tax. Be sure to reserve your lodging prior to September 11, 2018, by calling 319-337-4058 (press 1 for reservations; mention you are with PDI Fall Conference).

                 We Hope to See You in Iowa City!


 For information, contact Kristen Dearden
 PDI Headquarters 
(515) 243-4585
meetings@pdiowa.com