PLENARY SPEAKERS

Plenary 1 Panel

Saturday, 15 September 2018

1:00-2:30 p.m. (1300-1430)

Growing Leaders Through Volunteerism

Volunteerism can greatly impact your professional journey. Join Beth Baldwin Tigges, Sigma President; Karen Gorton, Regional Chapters Coordinating Committee Chair; Gwen Sherwood, Leadership Succession Committee Chair; and Liz Madigan, Sigma Chief Executive Officer, as they discuss their own journeys and illustrate the role Sigma plays in developing future leaders.
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Beth Tigges

Beth Baldwin Tigges

PhD, RN, PNP, BC

Karen Gorton

Karen Gorton

PhD, MS, RN

Gwen Sherwood

Gwen Sherwood

PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF

Liz Madigan

Elizabeth Madigan

PhD, RN, FAAN

 

Plenary 2

Monday, 17 September 2018

8:00-9:30 a.m. (0800-0930)

Sponsored by

Indiana University Health

Indiana University School of Nursing

Christine Cashen

Christine Cashen

Buckle Your Seatbelt and Enjoy the Ride: Get it All Done and Have More Fun!

Christine Cashen delivers a fast-paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a sought-after speaker worldwide. For more than 20 years, she has jazzed an amazing variety of audiences throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa, and Australia. Christine is an authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress, and energizing employees.

Before hitting the speaking scene, Christine was a university admissions officer, corporate trainer, and broadcaster. Christine holds a bachelor's degree in communication and a master's degree in adult education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).

In 2014, Christine was inducted into the National Speakers Association, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame®. Admission into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. In 2016, she received an honorary doctorate degree from Central Michigan University.

Her book, THE GOOD STUFF: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness, was named motivational book of the year by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Her new book is titled It’s YOUR Business: Good Stuff for Your Personal, Professional, and Funny Business.

Christine resides in Dallas with her husband, their two children, and Murphy, the chocolate lab. Learn more about her at www.christinecashen.com

 
 

Plenary 3 Panel

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (1100-1215)

Leadership 360: A Global View of Transformative Leadership

Join a panel of nursing leaders from around the world to discuss their roles and perspectives on leadership. Hear how they are transforming the profession and image of nursing through their leadership style, innovation, and fortitude.
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Bob Dent

Bob Dent

DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN

Sandra Bibb

Sandra Bibb

DNSc, RN, FAAN

Elizabeth Rosser

Elizabeth Rosser

DPhil, MN, DipNEd, DipRM, RN, RM, PFHEA

Howard Catton

Howard Catton

MA, BSc (Hons), RN

Amy Pettit

Amy Pettit

DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBB

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