University of Michigan Ross School of Business

2017 Conference Schedule

At the Positive Business Conference, you’ll engage with thought leaders and the latest research on positive business approaches that yield extraordinary results. You’ll network with like-minded individuals from diverse industries and participate in practical hands-on workshops. Finally, you’ll leave with a plan to translate inspiration into action when you return to your organization. The agenda will include many opportunities for informal connections to be made between participants.

The conference will begin with registration at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 11th, and the final session will wrap up by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12th. Keep checking back for exciting announcements of additional sessions between now and the conference!

Thursday, May 11

8:00AM — 9:00AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00AM — 11:00AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Welcome and Opening Sessions

11:00AM — 1:00PM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Refreshment Break and Workshops

1:00PM — 2:00PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lunch

2:00PM — 6:00PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Afternoon Sessions, Workshops and Refreshment Breaks

7:00PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dinner at University Of Michigan Museum of Art

Friday, May 12

8:00AM — 9:00AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Continental Breakfast

9:00AM — 12:30PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Morning Sessions, Workshops and Refreshment Breaks

12:30PM — 1:30PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lunch

1:30PM — 4:00PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Afternoon Sessions and Refreshment Breaks

4:00PM — 4:30PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Program Close

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Conference Schedule


See an overview of the conference schedule here.