Opening Ceremony

15 Oct 2015
7:00AM - 7:00PM

Opening Ceremony

OPENING CEREMONY
Arrival and Registration begins 7:00 – 9:00am
National Anthem 9:00 – 9:05am
Welcome Address and Acknowledgements 9:05 – 9:15am
Opening Remarks: Event Chairperson 9:15 – 9:30am
Goodwill Messages: 9:30 – 9:50am
Presentation 9:50 – 10:00am
Keynote Address: Women Building Greatness 10:00 – 10:20am
Documentary 10:20 – 10:35am
Keynote Address: Battling Unconscious Bias 10:35 – 10:55am
Special Address and Conference Opening Declaration 10:55 – 11:00am
FIRST SESSION
General Plenary Session

Topic: Beyond the glass ceiling; transforming barriers into opportunities

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11:00 – 11:45am
Tea Break &Visits to exhibition stands 11:45 – 12:00pm
Breakout session

Plenary 1: Finding the right mentor: a guide for the generation emerging

Plenary 2: Pioneering success: What it takes to get to the corporate boardroom

Plenary 3: Controlling what you show: using social media, personal branding, and the right tone of voice to present your best self

Plenary 4: Women entrepreneurship in emerging markets

12:00 – 12:45pm
Lunch & First Ladies Roundtable

Topic: Driving Transformative change through people

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Highlights: Presentation of awards

12:45 – 1:45am
Presentations 1:45 – 1:55pm
AFTERNOON SESSION
In Conversation with

Topic: The Business of Beauty

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1:55 – 2:40pm
Keynote Speech

Topic: Why Female customers are the most important to any brand

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2:40 – 3:10pm
Breakout Session

Plenary1:  Best practice in driving ethical businesses

Plenary2: When creating civic changes becomes reinventing the wheel and how to break that habit

Plenary3: The value of a Facebook like: Harnessing social media for businesses

Planary4: Women in foreign policy

3:40 – 4:40pm
Keynote Speech

Topic: Shake hands, bow, or… curtsey? Cross-cultural sensitivity & doing business globally

4:40 – 5:10pm
Fireside Chat with

Topic: Leveraging your value: negotiating compensation and severance packages

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5:10 – 6:00pm
Day1 Closing cocktail, Networking, Testimonials, Liveband 6:00 – 7:00pm