Event Schedule

  • Following is a list of workshops and other activities planned for the Women’s Conference on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the Kovalchick Complex.

    Also see more detailed workshop descriptions and presenter biographies. Vendor and information tables will be open throughout the conference.

     

    Opening Activities
    Time Event Speakers Location
    8:00–8:45 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast   Ed Fry Arena
    8:45–9:00 a.m. Welcome Pauline Wells, Women’s Conference planning committee co-chair
    Nancy Smith, director of Community Services, Indiana Regional Medical Center
    Ed Fry Arena

     

    9:15–10:15 a.m.
    Session Speaker Location
    Mindfulness Meditation  and Everyday Life Caleb Finegan, IUP History faculty Conference Room 5
    Social Media Patti McCarthy, Jessica Halchak, and Crystal Machado, IUP Conference Room 6
    Yoga Jill Fiore and Adrienne Goss, Sunflower Yoga Conference Room 7
    Getting Organized: One Size Doesn’t Fit All Jody Adams, certified professional organizer Conference Room 8
    Self-Defense Tami Cramer, IUP Police, and Julene Pinto-Dyczewski, IUP Housing Conference Room 9
    Food Is Not the Enemy Barbara Croce, personal trainer/nutritionist Conference Room 10
    Nutrition Nonsense Diane Wagoner, IUP Food and Nutrition faculty Conference Room 11
    Happier Women: 25 Ways to Reduce Stress Theresa McDevitt, IUP Libraries faculty Conference Room 12

     

    10:30–11:30 a.m.
    Session Speaker Location
    How Do I Look? Malinda Cowles, IUP Center for Health and Well-Being Conference Room 5
    The Sandwich Generation Alicia Pearce, Visiting Nurse Association Conference Room 6
    Who Needs a Will, Living Will, and Power of Attorney? James D. Carmella, attorney Conference Room 7
    There's an App for That Joanne Kuta, IUP Information Technology Support Center Conference Room 8
    Women in the Community Panel: Ellen Ruddock, Michelle Fryling, Denise Clawson, Kay Werner Conference Room 9
    Women and the Benefits of Exercise Roger Briscoe, YMCA Conference Room 10
    Nutrition Nonsense Diane Wagoner, IUP Food and Nutrition faculty Conference Room 11
    Conflict Resolution David Piper, IUP Employment and Labor Relations faculty Conference Room 12

     

    Noon–1:30 p.m.: Keynote Address and Lunch
    Event Speaker Location
    Welcome Diane Traves, Women’s Conference planning committee cochair Ed Fry Arena
    Remarks Maureen McHugh, IUP Psychology faculty and chair of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women at IUP Ed Fry Arena
    Remarks Kay Werner Ed Fry Arena
    Keynote Address: In Sisterhood Ruth Modzelewski, mission coordinator, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Pittsburgh Affiliate Ed Fry Arena

     

    1:45–2:45 p.m.
    Session Speaker Location
    Mindfulness Meditation and Everyday Life Caleb Finegan, IUP History faculty Conference Room 5
    The Sandwich Generation Alicia Pearce, Visiting Nurse Association Conference Room 6
    Who Needs a Will, Living Will, or Power of Attorney? William J. Carmella, attorney Conference Room 7
    There's an App for That Joanne Kuta, IUP Information Technology Support Center Conference Room 8
    Ergonomics Wanda Minnick, IUP Safety Sciences faculty Conference Room 9
    Women and the Benefits of Exercise Roger Briscoe, YMCA Conference Room 10
    Getting Organized: One Size Doesn’t Fit All Jody Adams, certified professional organizer Conference Room 11
    Conflict Resolution David Piper, IUP Employment and Labor Relations faculty Conference Room 12

     

    3:00–4:00 p.m.
    Session Speaker Location
    How Do I Look? Malinda Cowles, IUP Center for Health and Well-Being Conference Room 5
    Social Media Patti McCarthy, Jessica Halchak, Crystal Machado, IUP Conference Room 6
    Yoga Jill Fiore and Adrienne Goss, Sunflower Yoga Conference Room 7
    Self-Defense Tami Cramer, IUP Police, and Julene Pinto-Dyczewski, IUP Housing Conference Room 8
    Women in the Community Panel: Ellen Ruddock, Michelle Fryling, Denise Clawson, Kay Werner Conference Room 9
    Food Is Not the Enemy Barbara Croce, personal trainer/nutritionist Conference Room 10
    Ergonomics Wanda Minnick, IUP Safety Sciences faculty Conference Room 11
    Happier Women: 25 Ways to Reduce Stress Theresa McDevitt, IUP Libraries faculty Conference Room 12