Women in Irrigation

NOV. 18, 2020
12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Women in the irrigation industry — come join other passionate, like-minded professionals as we explore the challenges and opportunities in our industry. Hear from women who have navigated their way to achieving successful careers in irrigation. Be a part of this unique event as we gather virtually to engage, connect, empower and support each other to grow and achieve success in this industry.

Sponsored by

Premier Sponsor

Hunter | Senninger

Presenting Sponsors

HARCO

Tentative Schedule

Conference times are Eastern time zone. Times and schedule are subject to change.

12:00 p.m.
Welcome
Hunter Industries

12:10 p.m.
Resiliency as a Women in Irrigation: What 2020 Has Taught Us
Meg Mason, Sr. Director of Marketing, HydroPoint Data Systems Inc.
2020 has been a real roller-coaster ride. With remote work, fewer in-person meetings and organizational priority shifts, so many things have changed — including this conference! We’ve all had to be resilient in our personal and professional lives. At times it’s almost comical — you’re frantically hitting mute on a work call as one child can’t log in to their school Zoom session, the dog is barking at the Amazon delivery person, and your spouse takes a loud virtual meeting, all at once. Other times, you may be panicking that you can’t continue on like this for even one more day. Listen in as Meg Mason offers her perspective on what 2020 has taught us and how we can continue to be resilient women both in and out of the workplace.

12:40 p.m.
Breakout Rooms: Resiliency

1:00 p.m.
Break
Activity – Hunter Wellness Center

1:20 p.m.
Critical Communications
Tessa Norton, Sr. Marketing Manager, Hunter Industries
Tough conversations are happening in business now more than ever. During this session, you will learn some strategies for approaching uncomfortable topics, ways to give constructive feedback and the power of owning up to failures. You will leave with the tools to feel confident saying what needs to be said. This session will be part presentation and part group discussion.

1:50 p.m.
Breakout Rooms: Communications

2:10 p.m.
Break
Activity – Hunter Wellness Center

2:30 p.m.
Panel: Pivoting Your ET: Evaluating Talent
Panelists: Kristen Hillger, Director of Operations, Eco-Drip Irrigation; Jaclyn Ishimaru-Gachina, CEO, Gachina Landscape Management; and Katie Powell, President, Munro Companies Inc.
Tap into the expertise of these industry leaders as they discuss how to build a competitive advantage, driving change and building a brand on a company and personal level.

3:10 p.m.
Questions for Panelists or Breakout Rooms

3:30 p.m.
Making Connections
 

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