October 16-18, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Join court unit executives from across the country to explore inspirational ideas from inside and outside the courts. Work together to solve problems, shape the future of the judiciary, reconnect with your peers, and reenergize your personal sense of passion for our vital mission. We’re excited about the experience we’re designing just for you, and we’re looking forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh this fall!
Planning for the Conference
· The conference comprises three full days of learning through engaging keynote speakers, leadership development workshops, breakout sessions, and more.
· Designated travel days for most participants are Monday, October 15, and Friday, October 19; you should plan to stay at the hotel through Thursday night, October 18, and check out on Friday.
Opportunities for You to Connect —> Transform —> Inspire
At the conference, you will have ample opportunities to:
· Connect with court unit and circuit executives throughout the judiciary to develop solutions to common challenges;
· Be inspired by leading thinkers, innovators, and business leaders as they share strategic insights on their journeys in becoming pioneers and thought leaders;
· Advance your own leadership development;
· Gain practical tips on being a resilient leader;
· Transform your perspectives on leadership theory and application by visiting local private and public organizations; and
· Reignite your passion for leading the best judiciary in the world!
Fun Facts about Pittsburgh
· Located where the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers converge, Pittsburgh is known as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges.
· Pittsburgh might be America’s most misspelled city. It is one of the few U.S. cities or towns to be spelled with an “h” at the end of a burg suffix.
· The first Internet emoticon, the smiley :-), was invented in Pittsburgh in 1982.
· From Steel City to Green City, Pittsburgh has become a world leader in environmental design and is home to the world’s first 10 green buildings.
· Famous Pittsburgh foods include Heinz ketchup, the Big Mac, pierogis, and a sandwich topped with fries and coleslaw.
Check out Executive Education on FJC.dcn: http://fjc.dcn/content/312046/executive-education-overview (must be a judiciary employee connected to the DCN to access)
Questions about the conference can be directed to:
Angela Long, Sr. Education Specialist
Federal Judicial Center
Lori Murphy, Assistant Division Director
Federal Judicial Center