Global '21 Schedule

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The Schedule

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM

Pre-event networking

Get to know your fellow delegates here in the chatbox and visit our virtual expo in the 30 minutes before the event begins.

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

KEYNOTE: A Changing World and Your Place in It

A look at the role past, present and future to explain why it has developed how it has and the opportunities that affords you.

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Workbook 1
Lucy Brazier
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Speednetworking

Get to know your fellow delegates in this quickfire meet and greet session.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Your Relationship with Time: Are You its Servant or its Partner?

Get ready for a leading edge session on Time Management, the 888 Formula and Productive Wellbeing.

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Workbook 1
Abigail Barnes
11:30 AM - 12:25 PM

Open Up Your World with Influence

Change is inevitable and unavoidable. By building your influence you will open up your world to opportunities.

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Paula Harding
12:25 PM - 01:05 PM

Interview: Kicking Your Mental Health into Touch

The inspirational story of former World KICK boxing Association Champion & health and wellness innovator, Sophie Pittaway.

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Lucy Brazier
Sophie Pittaway
01:05 PM - 01:40 PM

Monumental Team Leadership

Helen’s stories and experiences will help you gain the skills you need to make your team monumental.

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Helen Monument
01:40 PM - 02:45 PM

10 Tips to Supercharge Your Productivity: Calendars & Diaries

Packed full of tips, this session from productivity supertrainers, Monica and Melissa will supercharge your calendar expertise.

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Workbook 1
Dr Monica Seeley and Melissa Esquibel
Dr Monica Seeley and Melissa Esquibel
02:45 PM - 03:00 PM

Expo Break

Check out our expo and the incredible suppliers that are supporting our event.

03:00 PM - 04:10 PM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: The Founder and Force Multiplier.

You won’t want to miss this mind-blowing interview with self-made billionaire Adam Hergenrother & his Force Multipler, Hallie Warner.

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Hallie and Adam
Adam Hergenrother and Hallie Warner
Lucy Brazier
04:10 PM - 05:10 PM

Microsoft Certification Panel with EAs From Around the World

International superstar tech trainer, Vickie Sokol Evans in conversation with top assistants on what Microsoft Certification has done for them.

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Vickie Sokol Evans
05:10 PM - 05:45 PM

Leading Your Executive Through Change

Canadian rockstar speaker, Gregg Brown explores how we can look for the opportunities to support our executives through change.

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Gregg Brown
05:45 PM - 06:05 PM

Q&A with Gregg Brown

Your chance to ask Gregg whatever you want.

Gregg Brown
06:05 PM - 06:40 PM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: 9to5 – 50 years on with Karen Nussbaum

Lucy Brazier interviews Karen Nussbaum, activist and founder of the 9to5 women’s movement.

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Karen Nussbaum
Karen Nussbaum
Lucy Brazier
06:40 PM - 08:10 PM

Project Management for Administrative Professionals

Chief Maven, Ayanna Castro guide you through time-tested tools to help you to get that project done well, done under budget and on time.

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Ayanna Castro
08:10 PM - 08:55 PM

Mindset – Taking Control of the Stage to Change Your Story

The inspirational Dinah Liversidge shares how you can take control of your mindset stage and change how you feel about yourself and how you are seen by others.

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Dinah Liversidge
09:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Stop Firefighting, Start Anticipating

Are you spending your days putting out fires while your own To Do list falls by the wayside? Get your time back within your control!

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Marie Herman
10:00 PM - 10:15 PM

Q&A with Marie Herman

Your chance to ask Marie whatever you want.

Marie Herman
10:15 PM - 11:10 PM

Are you the Office Jerk?

Join in this valuable and humorous session as we take an honest and sometimes grimace-inducing look at our own role in work conflict.

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Kemetia Foley
11:10 PM - 12:30 AM

The Innovative Assistants Journey: High Purpose, High People Skills, High Creativity

Pepita Soler, founder of South America’s largest association, talks creative, positive and trusted partnerships with executives and teams.

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Pepita Soler Headshot
Pepita Soler
12:30 AM - 12:50 AM

Networking Break

Get to know your fellow delegates in this quickfire meet and greet session.

12:50 AM - 01:15 AM

Board Meeting Minutes Unlocked - How to Capture Quality Meeting Minutes in OneNote

Explore Anna’s foolproof Board Meeting Minutes template, tricks to simplify the process, and tools to use to shorten your turn-around-time for producing minutes.

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Anna Read
01:15 AM - 02:00 AM

Perfecting Partnership: An Interview with Jackie Ludwig and Sean Magennis

How Jackie Ludwig and Sean Mcgennis expanded their EA:CEO partnership to launch a business network for EAs and CEOs.

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Jackie Ludwig and Sean Magennis
Jackie Ludwig and Sean Magennis
02:00 AM - 02:30 AM

Using Authenticity to Harness Your Personal Brand!

Harness your authenticity into a personal brand, and learn how to live and breath your new found brand in both your personal and professional life.

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Workbook 1
Nick Ginsburg
02:30 AM - 03:30 AM

KEYNOTE: A Changing World and Your Place in It

A look at the role past, present and future to explain why it has developed how it has and the opportunities that affords you.

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Workbook 1
Lucy Brazier
03:30 AM - 04:20 AM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Servant Leadership – Lessons Learned From Serving Diana, Princess of Wales

Patrick Jephson, Former Personal Aide to Diana, Princess of Wales shares his lessons from working alongside the most influential woman of her generation.

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Lucy Brazier
Patrick Jephson
04:20 AM - 04:55 AM

Three Ways You Can Show Up In 2021 As A "Little Hinge That Swings Big Doors”

Get clear on the competencies that enable you to swing bigger doors, so that you can deliver in your role and be valued for the leverage you provide.

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Liz Van Vliet
04:55 AM - 05:30 AM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Skills Matrix: A Document that will Change Your World

Discover how this global framework for career progression is a gamechanger for the administrative profession.

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Lucy Brazier
Helen Monument
05:30 AM - 06:45 AM

Interview with Paula Moio and Lucy Brazier - A Life Less Ordinary

Paula Moio is an exceptional, award-winning EA and leader in our profession, driving change in the field of diversity. Hear her incredible story.

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Paula Moio
Lucy Brazier
06:45 AM - 07:15 AM

Interview with Michelle Bowditch - Transactional vs Strategic

Michelle Bowditch reveals the key learnings from her global research into transactional vs strategic assistant roles.

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Michelle Bowditch
07:15 AM - 07:45 AM

Three Concepts that Changed the Way I Work

Executive Secretary Magazine’s Senior Editor, Kathleen Drum, shares three concepts that have changed the way she works.

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Kathleen Drum
07:45 AM - 08:15 AM

The Seamless Professional Collaboration Between Manager and Management Support Professional

IMA Executive Chairman, Nina Aunula’s passion is working collaboratively and in true partnership. Here she takes a look at what this looks like.

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Nina Aunula
08:15 AM - 08:25 AM

Kickboxing Break

Become a champion of your own life 4 minutes at a time. We’re showcasing the KICK Lifestyle app. Boost your energy and focus your mindset.

Sophie Pittaway
08:25 AM - 09:20 AM

6 Essential Mailchimp Lessons Made Easy

6 essential Mailchimp lessons to help you easily create and send consistent branded emails.

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Workbook 1
Nicky Pasquier
09:25 AM - 09:55 AM

Escaping the Trap of Overthinking

What is overthinking, how does it unfold in our mind and what we can do to keep it under control and help those around us to do the same?

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Jason Liem Speaking
Jason Liem
09:55 AM - 10:15 AM

Q&A with Jason Liem

Your chance to ask Jason whatever you want.

Jason Liem Speaking
Jason Liem
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM

Panel: Global Perspectives

How is the perception of the role different across the world? Find out from the IMA country heads of Cyprus, Denmark, India & Spain.

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IMA - International Management Assistants - National Chairmen
11:05 AM-12:05 PM

Self Love and Mastering Mindset

The power starts from within! Allow yourself to fall back in love with the one person who will always be there for you, YOU!

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Skevi Constantinou
12:05 PM - 12:30 PM

Don't wait for your final 40 minutes

This is a talk full of fun, seriousness and thought provoking moments that will make you want to go out and grab every moment of the rest of your life.

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Caitlin Limmer
12:30 PM - 01:50 PM

Microsoft Teams & OneNote: Your secret Productivity Weapon

Partner these two powerful platforms to maximize their features, and help distinguish yourself as a power user.

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Lizebeth Koloko-Green
01:50 PM - 02:50 PM

Developing Persistent Resilience

How to harness resilience to shield yourself from the circumstances of life and to protect your vulnerable self-image, your self-esteem and your self-belief.

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Workbook 1
Andy McMenemy
Andy McMenemy
02:50 PM - 03:40 PM

Virtual Team Building Events – Fresh Fun

20 different virtual teambonding experiences that provide ideas for any and every worldwide business, along with best practices learned, thrown in along the way.

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Workbook 1
Corinne Hoisington
03:40 PM - 04:00 PM

Q&A with Corinne Hoisington

Your chance to ask Corinne whatever you want.

Corinne Hoisington
04:00 PM - 04:10 PM

Kickboxing Break

Become a champion of your own life 4 minutes at a time. We’re showcasing the KICK Lifestyle app. Boost your energy and focus your mindset.

Sophie Pittaway
04:10 PM - 05:15 PM

KEYNOTE: Leading Up to Drive Success

Learn to influence with authority. Can you, should you coach your Executive? The answer is Yes!

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Workbook 1
Laura Belgrado
05:15 PM - 06:50 PM

Resilience, Motivation and Goals: Aligning Your Career Development with New Norms

It’s time to be proactive. Shelagh will walk you through macro (big picture) considerations and potential implications for your career.

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Shelagh Donnelly
06:50 PM - 07:10 PM

Speednetworking

Get to know your fellow delegates in this quickfire meet and greet session.

07:10 PM - 07:50 PM

Getting to Yes: Overcoming Resistance to Get What You Want and Create More Value for Your Company

Hone your negotiation skills and harness the power of persuasion with these advanced skills that are vitally important for your career.

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Workbook 1
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Joan Burge
07:50 PM - 08:25 PM

Dealing with Irrational People

Valuable advice for situations when the flat-out irrational people need to be addressed with emotional intelligence.

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Sarah Richson
08:30 PM - 09:30 PM

How to Juggle Multiple Projects at Once

Learn practical strategies to help you wrangle ALL the pieces of ALL the projects on your plate.

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Workbook 1
Chrissy Scivicque PMP, PCM
09:30 PM - 10:05 PM

Harnessing a Positive Mindset

A positive mindset doesn’t mean a life without challenge and hardship; here are tools for keeping one regardless of what’s happening in your life.

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Peggy Vasquez
10:05 PM - 11:05 PM

Use Your Voice with Confidence

Lucy will support you in how to grow in confidence in speaking up and discuss how to use your voice for good in every area of your life.

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Workbook 1
Lucy Chamberlain
11:05 PM - 11:15 PM

Kickboxing Break

Become a champion of your own life 4 minutes at a time. We’re showcasing the KICK Lifestyle app. Boost your energy and focus your mindset.

Sophie Pittaway
11:15 PM - 12:15 AM

I’m Just Not Technical!

Learn how to overcome the “non-techie” mindset and help others around you get more comfortable with their technology.

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Workbook 1
Melissa Esquibel
12:15 AM - 01:15 AM

Communicate Your Way to The Top! Effective Communication Strategies for Administrative Professionals

Uncover key techniques to ensure you are able to engage in powerful, courageous conversations across different personalities, cultures, and generations.

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Carol Schulte
01:15 AM - 02:25 AM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: The Founder and Force Multiplier

You won’t want to miss this mind-blowing interview with self-made billionaire Adam Hergenrother & his Force Multipler, Hallie Warner.

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Lucy Brazier
Hallie and Adam
Adam Hergenrother and Hallie Warner
02:25 AM - 03:35 AM

KEYNOTE: Leading Up to Drive Success

Learn to influence with authority. Can you, should you coach your Executive? The answer is Yes!

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Workbook 1
Laura Belgrado
03:35 AM - 04:10 AM

Leading Your Executive Through Change

Canadian rockstar speaker, Gregg Brown explores how we can look for the opportunities to support our executives through change.

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Gregg Brown
04:10 AM - 04:45 AM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: 9to5 – 50 years on with Karen Nussbaum

Lucy Brazier interviews Karen Nussbaum, activist and founder of the 9to5 women’s movement.

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Karen Nussbaum
Karen Nussbaum
04:45 AM - 05:45 AM

A Guide to VIRTUALLY Everything

Best practice for working at home, tips to maximise productivity, and what’s great and new in the world of virtual.

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Headshot Emma Reynolds
Emma Reynolds
05:45 AM - 06:20 AM

Chair Excellent Meetings

Insights into how to run effective, efficient and professional meetings that inspire and energize attendees.

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Heather Baker
06:20 AM - 07:00 AM

How to plan and deliver excellent virtual events

Everything you need to know to plan and deliver excellent virtual events from two of the top trainers from the Virtual Event Institute.

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Sophie Ahmed and Emma Hilditch
07:00 AM - 08:05 AM

Top 10 Business Hacks For Enhanced Contribution

Looking beyond the fundamental communication and organisational skills needed for the assistant role how can you add further value?

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Marion Lowrence
08:05 AM - 08:55 AM

“Feel the fear – forge the fellowships – find your forte"

How singing can build individual confidence and workplace wellbeing.

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Headshot Helen Rees
Helen Rees
08:55 AM - 09:30 AM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Skills Matrix: A Document that will Change Your World

Discover how this global framework for career progression is a gamechanger for the administrative profession.

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Lucy Brazier
Helen Monument
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Servant Leadership – Lessons Learned From Serving Diana, Princess of Wales

Patrick Jephson, Former Personal Aide to Diana, Princess of Wales shares his lessons from working alongside the most influential woman of her generation.

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Lucy Brazier
Patrick Jephson

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