Commission on the Status of Women

ASU CSW/SC 2013 Professional Development Conference

Polytechnic Campus: Thursday, October 3, 2013

The CSW/SC Professional Development Conference at the Polytechnic Campus will take place in the Student Union Cooley Ballroom A & B. The LinkedIn session will take place in Santa Catalina 134 (SANCA)

Workshops will run from 8:30AM-1:00PM, with check-in beginnning at 8:15AM.

Conference workshops and the networking luncheon is open to all ASU faculty, staff, and students -- and is completely free of charge.

Per SPP 601, supervisors and employees are encouraged to work together to identify reasonable work modifications to allow the employee to attend conference workshops, without negatively impacting service.

Due to limited seating, registration is required for each conference workshop/event that you would like to attend.

Listed below is the conference schedule, workshop descriptions, and registration links. For information on workshop presenters, visit the Presenters page.

If you have any questions, please email

Conference Schedule & Workshop Information

  Polytechnic Campus Conference  
Schedule Workshop & Registration Link Workshop Description




Stress Management: Managing Stress from Juggling it All
Presenter: Julia Pearl
Registration Link:
Student Union Ballroom A


As a working professional it is often challenging to juggle the high demands of work and family while remembering the extreme value of taking the time to nurture yourself, in the way that you do for others. In this session you will learn fun, simple and practical tools to manage your stress, which will increase your productivity while enhancing your well-being and ultimately your quality of life. This session focuses on you!



Career Development: Getting Linked In to LinkedIn
Presenter: Barbara Aarestad
Registration Link:
Santa Catalina 134 (SANCA)


This session will discuss LinkedIn and provide strategies for developing a strong LinkedIn profile.


Feel Your Best: Strategies for Healthy Living
Registration Link:
Student Union Ballroom A



Applied Networking Conference Luncheon

Presenters: Ginny Saiki & Barbara Aarestad
Registration Link:
Student Union Ballroom B

Have you ever sat down at a table and no one was talking? Talk about uncomfortable! This session will reinforce the importance of networking and participants will engage in a variety of activities to practice networking in a dining setting because it’s never about the food. Rather, it’s about building rapport and relationships over a meal.

Lunch will be provided. Registration is required.