August 23, 2022| 8:30am - 4pm
Location: ABA Office
1661 N. Swan Rd, Suite 144, Tucson, AZ
Early-Bird Specials before Aug. 15, 7am:
ABA Members: $79 for 2 sessions
ABA Members: $99 for 3 or more sessions
Non-Members: $150 for 2 sessions
Non-Members: $200 for 3 or more sessions
After Aug. 15, 7am price increases:
ABA Members: $99 for 2 sessions
ABA Members: $129 for 3 or more sessions
Non-Members: $200 for 2 sessions
Non-Members: $250 for 3 or more sessions
Lunch is an additional $20
What does communication look and feel like as we return from summer and start a new season?
Come for the whole day or drop in just for the sessions that interest you.
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Networking
9-10:15 Session 1: Curing “Death by PowerPoint” for Online or In-Person Meetings
10:30-11:30 Session 2: Leading Effective Meetings Online and In Person
12:00-1:00 Session 3: Elevator Pitching and Self Introductions
1:15-2:30 Session 4: Gender-based Communication Differences in the Workplace
Why do male and female communication styles differ and how does that impact us in the workplace? What messages might women be sending to their male colleagues unintentionally and are there opportunities to be more intentional and direct? Gentlemen, what do these signals really mean and why might they be confusing to you? Women, find out how you can be more assertive at work, at home and even in your personal relationships.
2:45-4:00 Session 5: The Power of Mentoring
Have you ever had a mentor? How has that shaped who you are, and how can you be that person for others? This session covers the ways you can be most effective in mentoring, even if it feels like you don’t have time. And if you don’t currently have a mentor, how do you find the right one? Mentoring is critical in today’s environment, especially when it comes to retention. Let’s talk about it.
Deborah Ostreicher is the owner of Distinguished Communications, an international firm that teaches professionals how to achieve their goals through effective communication.
Whether on stage or screen, Ostreicher’s engaging personality comes through. She lived, worked and performed overseas for a nearly a decade, followed by climbing her way up the corporate ladders of the high-tech and aviation industries to the executive suite.
From “Business Woman of the Year” to “Best Actress,” to “Athena” winner, the awards keep on coming. Now she is sharing her secrets with you on leadership, management and communication.
While you can read her articles in Huff Post or her tips in the book The Art of Effective Communication , you can hear them first-hand at this session.
She earned her undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts at the University of Maryland; her MBA at the American University; and her certificate in Leadership Communications from Harvard.
She now resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and is an advocate and mentor of at-risk through