District 1 Toastmasters 2017 Fall Conference
November 4, 2017
7am – 5pm
5711 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90045
- Early Bird Pricing until October 31st ~$75
- Full Price after October 31st ~$95
- Half Day (Morning or Afternoon) ~$50
- Hall of Fame Luncheon Only ~$55
- Business Meeting Only ~ Free
- Validated Self-Parking ~ $12 (Pay at the hotel)
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7:00 Registration & Credentials Open
7:15 Leadership & Education Breakfast ~ Your Pathways Journey
8:00 Call to Order
8:15 Keynote Address ~ Past International President Dilip R. Abayasekara, Ph.D.
9:15 Business Meeting (Proxy form)
11:00 Table Topics Contest
12:00 Hall of Fame Luncheon
1:45 Educational Session
Session I – Beth Whittenbury
Session II – Christopher Kai
3:00 Humorous Speech Contest
4:15 Closing Ceremony
Learn how to continue your journey of personal and professional development through Pathways, Toastmasters’ new education program! As the foundation of your Toastmasters experience, Pathways is designed to help you build the competencies you need to communicate and lead.
This interactive workshop will explain how you can help your clubs embrace this program and maximize your members’ experience. Meet our Pathways Guides and Ambassadors who will train and mentor you along the way. For more on Pathways, check out where-will-pathways-take-you.
Dilip R. Abayasekara, Ph.D., M.Div., DTM, AS, PIP
Dilip Abayasekara is a Trainer, Executive Speech Coach, Author, Inspirational Speaker, President of Dr. Dilip, LLC. Dilip has trained and inspired thousands of people through-out the world since he launched his training and speech coaching company in 1994. Dilip is the author of The Path of the Genie: Your Journey to Your Heart’s Desire and co-author of Public Speaking with Power, Passion, and Purpose. He was twice a finalist at Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking, placing second in 1992. In 2005-2006, he served as President of Toastmasters International.
An attorney by training and a mother in practice, Beth Whittenbury has written a wide range of books from legal textbooks to children’s picture books. Her book on how to conduct workplace investigations, published by the TIPS section of American Bar Association Publishing, was a best seller for that entity. Her children’s picture book, Just Love Him, I Guess, is an Amazon Best Seller. Enjoying the control of self-publishing, Beth has established her own press, Kolbury Press. She now helps others realize their publishing dreams.
Christopher Kai is an entrepreneur, global speaker, founder of the Gifted Professional Speaker (GPS) Program, and an Amazon #1 bestselling author of Big Game Hunting: Networking with Billionaires, Executives and Celebrities. He has been featured on Forbes, ABC News, Fast Company, and Huffington Post and delivered over 1,000 presentations to a global audience. Inc. Magazine has referred to him as “the billionaire networker.” Christopher also created Mondays at the Mission, the only homeless youth program of its kind in the world. His new GPS online program helps entrepreneurs become what he calls next level networkers.
For questions, comments, volunteer opportunities, or to donate prizes for the opportunity drawing, please contact Conference Co-Chairs Catherine Magruder or Anna Ziss-Patton at email@example.com