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75th Annual State Leadership Conference

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Opening Session
Join us for the Opening Session as we kick off our 75th State Leadership Conference! In this session we will hear from Keynote Speaker Kyle Willkom.
2021-04-01T14:00:00Z 2021-04-01T15:00:00Z America/Chicago Opening+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Adviser Meeting
Advisers-- make sure to join us for the Adviser Meeting. We will be discussing NLC, Iowa FBLA Updates, upcoming conferences, summer training and much more.
2021-04-01T15:00:00Z 2021-04-01T16:30:00Z America/Chicago Adviser+Meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Game On: A Panel Discussion of Accounting Professionals
Hear unique perspectives on the accounting profession, learn what CPAs do on a daily basis, get advice, & have an opportunity to ask questions of the panelists
Lindsey Haley
2021-04-01T15:00:00Z 2021-04-01T15:30:00Z America/Chicago Game+On%3A+A+Panel+Discussion+of+Accounting+Professionals https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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#AMA: I’m a young Iowa entrepreneur
Join this session to hear stories and advice from three young professionals who are navigating life as business owners.
Jessi McQuerrey
2021-04-01T15:00:00Z 2021-04-01T15:30:00Z America/Chicago %23AMA%3A+I%E2%80%99m+a+young+Iowa+entrepreneur https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Innovating for Impact Part 1: Empathy to Insights
Empathy is gained by observing people where & when they experience problems & creates shared understanding to improve the lives of others.
Nico Valencia Karla Readshaw
2021-04-01T15:00:00Z 2021-04-01T15:30:00Z America/Chicago Innovating+for+Impact+Part+1%3A+Empathy+to+Insights https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Growth Opportunities Within Iowa Businesses
Learn about opportunities in Iowa that allow for career growth. You will learn what large organizations are looking for to ensure advancement opportunities.
2021-04-01T15:30:00Z 2021-04-01T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Growth+Opportunities+Within+Iowa+Businesses https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Get Ready... For College Life!
Hear from real UNI students on college living and get your questions answered.
2021-04-01T15:30:00Z 2021-04-01T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Get+Ready...+For+College+Life%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Innovating for Impact Part 2: Lightning Idea Jam
Brainstorm and focus on what is most important. Be creative to explore many ideas. Then, focus on bold ideas most likely to delight others.
Nico Valencia Karla Readshaw
2021-04-01T15:30:00Z 2021-04-01T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Innovating+for+Impact+Part+2%3A+Lightning+Idea+Jam https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
Swing by and visit booths hosted by colleges, businesses, network with the new state officers, and more! Some booths offer chances to win swag!
2021-04-01T16:00:00Z 2021-04-01T16:30:00Z America/Chicago Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Competitive Events Feedback - Case Studies
Need tips to prepare for NLC or interested in an event at a future SLC? Review the Competitive Events Feedback session to learn more!
2021-04-01T16:30:00Z 2021-04-01T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Competitive+Events+Feedback+-+Case+Studies https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Interviewing and Elevator Speeches
This session has what you need: tips & tricks when it comes to answering interview questions or giving the world your introduction. Your own elevator speech!
Sherry Sullivan Mathew Kanour
2021-04-01T16:30:00Z 2021-04-01T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Interviewing+and+Elevator+Speeches https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Get Ready... To Make and Save Money!
It's not about how much money you earn. It's what you do with the money that matters. Learn financial tips, budgeting, and so much more!
2021-04-01T16:30:00Z 2021-04-01T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Get+Ready...+To+Make+and+Save+Money%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Innovating for Impact Part 3: Rapid Experimentation
Run experiments with real people, to quickly learn what works and what doesn’t, saving time and resources when making your next decision.
Nico Valencia Karla Readshaw
2021-04-01T16:30:00Z 2021-04-01T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Innovating+for+Impact+Part+3%3A+Rapid+Experimentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Entertainment
Join Brian Imbus, an internationally acclaimed Hypnotist & Mentalist who has become one of the most requested entertainers in the US!
Brian Imbus
2021-04-01T17:00:00Z 2021-04-02T18:00:00Z America/Chicago Entertainment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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General Session
2021-04-02T14:00:00Z 2021-04-02T15:00:00Z America/Chicago General+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Competitive Events Feedback - CSP & SEM
Need tips to prepare for NLC or interested in an event at a future SLC? Review the Competitive Events Feedback session to learn more!
2021-04-02T15:00:00Z 2021-04-02T15:30:00Z America/Chicago Competitive+Events+Feedback+-+CSP+%26+SEM https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Accounting Opens Doors
The journey may start in an accounting class, but it can lead to a world of possibilities. See the places you can go if you get started on the CPA path today.
Lindsey Haley
2021-04-02T15:00:00Z 2021-04-02T15:30:00Z America/Chicago Accounting+Opens+Doors https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Small Business Entrepreneurship Panel
Hear from small business owners across the state and learn about the essential components of successful entrepreneurship in Iowa.
2021-04-02T15:00:00Z 2021-04-02T15:30:00Z America/Chicago Small+Business+Entrepreneurship+Panel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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March of Dimes
Find out how you can support March of Dimes and their mission for Healthy Moms and Strong Babies through research, education, and advocacy!
Megan Valenta Shari Baker
2021-04-02T15:00:00Z 2021-04-02T15:30:00Z America/Chicago March+of+Dimes https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Battle of the Chapters
Test your FBLA knowledge in a Kahoot battle with your fellow members followed by some unscripted videos to make you laugh. Then, enjoy some online Pictionary!
2021-04-02T15:30:00Z 2021-04-02T16:30:00Z America/Chicago Battle+of+the+Chapters https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Competitive Events Feedback - Speaking Events
Need tips to prepare for NLC or interested in an event at a future SLC? Review the Competitive Events Feedback session to learn more!
2021-04-02T16:30:00Z 2021-04-02T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Competitive+Events+Feedback+-+Speaking+Events https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Making the Most of your FBLA Experience
FBLA opportunities keep knockin’ at your door. Learn about how your FBLA experience can impact “life after school” from an FBLA alumnus.
Jeff Sears
2021-04-02T16:30:00Z 2021-04-02T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Making+the+Most+of+your+FBLA+Experience https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Building Your Best Speech
Intro, body, conclusion. Giving a speech for a class or telling a story to family and friends. But what to talk about? This session will answer that and more!
Mathew Kanour Sherry Sullivan
2021-04-02T16:30:00Z 2021-04-02T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Building+Your+Best+Speech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Awards of Excellence Session
Watch the 2021 SLC competitive event winners, see who qualifies for National Leadership Conference, and hear the 2021-22 State Officers!
2021-04-02T17:00:00Z 2021-04-02T18:00:00Z America/Chicago Awards+of+Excellence+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fiowafbla2021slc Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Kyle Willkom

Keynote Speaker

Brian Imbus

Mentalist

Lilly Kossman

Region 1 Vice President

Sudeep Gadde

Treasurer

Emma Ketelsen

Region 3 Vice President

Lindsey Haley

Senior Membership and Student Initiatives Coordinator, Iowa Society of CPAs

Jeff Sears

Iowa FBLA-PBL Board of Directors

Jessi McQuerrey

Director of Programs, ABI Foundation

Nico Valencia

Intuit

Mathew Kanour

Toastmasters

Megan Valenta

March of Dimes

Shari Baker

March of Dimes

Sherry Sullivan

Commercial Loan Operations Manager - Toastmasters

Nicholas Mulholland

UNI College of Business

Maxwell Aulwes

Region 2 Vice President

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Emma Kerr

Incoming 2021-22 State Secretary

Alyssa Giles

Incoming 2021-22 State Treasurer

Vivian Khan

Incoming 2021-22 Region 1 Vice President

Peyton Gordon

Incoming 2021-22 Region 2 Vice President

Shanmukh Boggarapu

Incoming 2021-22 Region 3 Vice President