About the Book
"Make Your Conference ROCK! A guide to planning successful conferences and academic meetings" outlines a step-by-step approach to plan and execute meetings of any size that honor your vision while managing the necessary details of any event. This practical and easy to read guide provides a detailed to-do list for more than 12 months of advance planning.
Jeanine Jesberg is a business and grants consultant as well as a licensed clinical speech-language pathologist (CCC-SLP) specializing in work with academic institutions and non-profit organizations. Her multi-faceted career includes over eight years of increasing executive leadership experience at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University with knowledge that spans strategic planning, conference planning, budget development, research operations, and research administration. She also has over 15 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist in the roles of clinician, Clinical Instructor, Lecturer, private practice Founder/CEO, and speaker. The thread that connects all of her work is bringing order to seemingly chaotic or disordered systems encouraging individuals and groups to effectively present their unique and creative ideas, messages, and projects. Jeanine currently lives and works in Chicago, IL.