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ASPIRE Networking Pacing Module Fall 2018

Fall 2018
​9-10:30 am, Light Hall 350


Dir. Ashley E. Brady, PhD, BRET Office of career Development (

Pre-workshop survey:

Extra Resource: Don’t Skip These 5 Great TED and TEDx Talks on Networking

Session 1: Overview of Networking and Introduction to Elevator Pitches
Tuesday September 25, 2018



Elevator Pitches:

Elevator Pitch Rubric

Homework assignment: Assigned readings and draft an elevator pitch tailored for your conference.

Session 2: Practicing Elevator Pitches and Preparing for an Event
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Handouts: LST|CON Agenda
      2016 Member Directory

Homework assignment: Set 3-4 goals for the conference you will be attending, and identify individuals who you would like to meet.  Research these individuals and/or organizations and develop 3 questions to ask each person/organization representative.

Session 3: Share and Discuss Individual Goals for your conference and Learn about Navigating Conversations
Tuesday October 9, 2018

Homework Readings:

(Fall break; no session Tuesday, Oct 16)

Session 4: Requesting a meeting and follow-up after the event
Tuesday October 23, 2018


Session 5: LinkedIN Power Boost
Thursday October 30, 2018

Session 6: ​Attend LST|CON

Thursday, November 15, 2018
8:30 am- 6:30pm
21C Museum Hotel
221 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201

Networking Reception and Poster Session 5:30-6:30/7pm

Session 7: Post-Event debriefing and strategies moving forward
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018