IOA 2023 Conference Schedule Day 3

*This schedule is subject to change

Day 3 | Wednesday, 5 April 


6:00 – 8:00 AM PT

Early Bird Activities

7:00 – 8:00 AM PT

Coffee Talk and Breakfast | Grand Ballroom

Join your colleagues for topical discussions each day.

8:00 – 8:30 AM PT 

Break | Grand Foyer

8:30 – 9:30 AM PT

The Howard Gadlin Undebate: The Future of the Profession: What would happen if we removed independence from the Standards of Practice? | Grand Ballroom

Panel: Hector Escalante, EdD, Sana Manjeshwar, JD, SPHR, CO-OP®, Donna Douglass Williams, JD, CO-OP®  

Moderator: Ellen Miller, IOA Executive Director

9:30 – 10:00 AM PT

Learning Circles | Grand Ballroom

10:00 — 11:30 AM PT

What Would You Do? Ethical Dilemmas for New Ombuds | Fifth Avenue
Mentoring Subcommittee

This is a session for any practicing ombuds with less than two years of experience. Experienced ombuds from the Mentoring Subcommittee will present a variety of realistic scenarios for the new ombuds to practice according to the IOA standards of practice. This is an interactive session where all new ombuds get to try out the scenarios.

10:00 — 11:30 AM PT

What Would the Ombuds Do? | Grand Ballroom

Finish the conference with some thoughtful analysis of tricky ombuds issues with your colleagues as part of facilitated discussion groups. The discussion groups will be offered by skill level and include a scenario to analyze together through large and small group discussions.

11:30 AM —12:00 PM PT

Farewells | Grand Ballroom