SURVIVING AND THRIVING 

Tools to Eliminate Incivility, Workplace Bullying, Harassment, Violence and Other Bad Behaviors That Ruin Your Workplace

The National Workplace Bullying Coalition (NWBC) is holding its third annual conference on October 19, 2017, during National Bullying Awareness Month. Conference is ONLINE via webinar. Conference is $59 attend - all proceeds go to advancing the NWBC's mission to advance education, conversation and legistion. Learn more.

Thursday, October 19th

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM PST

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

DR. BOB SUTTON

Stanford Professor and New York Times best-selling author of The No Asshole Rule and Good Boss, Bad Boss. His next book, The Asshole Survival Guide, is out Sept 12.

JENNY YANG

Former Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

LAWRENCE WEEKLY

First African-American Chairman of the Las Vegas Convention and Vistors Authority, and activist against bullying.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:30AM

KICK OFF / INTRODUCTION

Host: Catherine Mattice, President, Civility Partners

Start conference with workplace bullying expert and civility advocate, Catherie Mattice as she welomes you with open arms and walks you through the schedule for the day.


8:45 AM  

How To Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt

Host: Bob Sutton - Stanford Professor, Organizational Psychologist and New York Times Bestselling Author

Taken from his newest book, The Asshole Survival Guide, Bob will offer tips for preserving your own civility - and sanity - in the workplace. 


9:00 AM  

Inner Tools for Surviving Bullying and Mobbing  

Host: Lorraine Segal -Communication and Conflict Management Coach, Consultant and Educator 

Learn specific techniques for inner protection while being bullied and understand the basics of how to apply them or support someone else to do so.  


9:20 AM

Just One Click: Reduce Isolation By Creating Connection Online

Host: Dr. Sophie Henshaw - Work Stress Strategist, Author And Doctor Of Psychology

Learn to give rise to greater creative possibilities for a better life by joining online communities that support, uplift, and advise bullying targets. 


9:40 AM

The Steps to Take to Build a Case

Host: Ms. Camay - Sr. Paralegal Business Consultant and CEO of Ms. Camay International, LLC

Using her own experience building a successful case against her employer, Ms. Camay will show you the steps to file and win a complaint. 


10:00 AM 

Twitter Chat / Open Discussion; #StandUpSpeakOut 


10:20 AM

Coming Soon 

Host: Lawrence Weekly - Chairman of the Las Vegas Convention and Vistors Authority and activist against bullying.

Description coming soon.


10:40 AM

Recovering from Workplace Bullying Trauma 

Host: Linda Crockett - Founder of Alberta Bullying Resource Centre

Understand what you or your clients/patients need for recovery to occur and learn to prevent secondary harm.


11:00 AM

Identifying and Re-imagining the Paradox of Workplace Bullying Advice 

Host: Stacy Tye-Williams, Assistant Professor at Iowa State University

Explore how targets receive and perceive different types of advice, and learn how to implement strategies to support targets beyond advice. 


11:20 AM

Civility in the Workplace; When Bullying Hits Home

Host: Gwendolen Wilder - Author, Business Strategist & Motivational Consultant

Learn skills in diagnosing the cause of uncivil behavior and specific interventions that can be utilized when there's conflict within a virtual work setting. 


11:40 AM 

Twitter Chat / Open Discussion; #StandUpSpeakOut 


12:00 PM

Highly Engaged Management to Catch Bullying Before it Happens

Host: Bruce Tulgan - Author, Speaker & Management Consultant at RainmakerThinking, Inc.

In his research, Bruce has learned that interpersonal conflict between and among employees is almost always an indication of undermanagement. In his presentation, Bruce wil teach you how to implement highly-engaged, high-substance management communication, so you can prevent the "leadership vacuums" that so often lead to conflict among employees. 


12:20 PM

What Employers Need to Do to Grow a Spine and End Workplace Bullying

Host: Laura Crawshaw - Founder of The Boss Whispering Institute & President of The Executive Insight Development Group, Inc.

Based on over 35 years of working with employers struggling with workplace bullying, Lara Crawshaw will outline the essential steps in managing abrasive workplace conduct calmly and confidently.


12:40 PM

The Role of Transformational Leadership in Eliminating Workplace Bullying

Host: Joanne Walters - Dynamic Speaker, Author, HR & Leadership Pro

Learn the wide range of behaviors that are considered bullying, the statistics that support how pervasive bullying is, and understand leadership as a process that can be learned and embodied by anyone who chooses to lead and how that can evoke a change in company culture. 


1:00 PM 

Twitter Chat / Open Discussion; #StandUpSpeakOut 


1:20 PM

Creating a Positive Workplace Environment

Host: Tammy Holzr - Leadership Coach in Creating Positive Workplaces Through Connection

Learn how to get top leaders to actively participate in creating a positive working environment by developing deeper relationships through caring and authentic communication. 


1:40 PM

Stop Bullying to Create A Healthy Community

Host: Jerry Halberstadt

Learn and understand the role of advocacy and legislation in workplace bullying.


2:00 PM

Stand up, Speak out against Workplace Bullying

Host: Catherine Mattice and Ms. Camay

Description Coming Soon. 



2:20 PM

It Takes a Village to Stop a Bully: Lessons from My Crazy Corporate Life

Host: Stacey L. Perrin 

Learn to identify key characteristics of the corporate workplace bully, understand why companies need to do more, and how to take action.


2:40 PM

Using Trauma-Informed Techniques in the Workplace  

Host: Liz Paris - Senior Associate Attorney at Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation  

Learn how trauma-informed techniques can be used in various workplace interactions, especially in workplace investigations. When workplace managers and investigators understand and utilize the trauma-informed methodology, they can both enhance investigative interviews and improve workplace dynamics.


3:00 PM

Coming Soon  

Host: Jenny Yang  

Learn to identify key characteristics of the corporate workplace bully, understand why companies need to do more, and how to take action.


3:30 PM

Wrap Up / Book Raffle