11-12 November 2014 | Hong Kong

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DAY 1: BREAKOUT SESSIONS

BREAKOUT SESSION 1A: 11am - 12.30pm
Leveraging Women’s Networks in Asia for Competitive Advantage

Best Practice Sharing by Companies

In this session, The Women's Foundation will share key components of a new resource developed in partnership with McKinsey on the five success markers of successful and sustainable women's networks. Senior representatives of leading women’s networks from across Asia will also share how their companies leverage their women’s networks to achieve competitive advantage. An opportunity to learn how to take your women’s networks to the next level, increasing engagement and impact both internally and externally.

Moderator:

SuMei Thompson

Su-Mei THOMPSON
CEO, The Women's Foundation
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Speakers:

Jacqueline Tan

Jacqueline TAN
Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company
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KRISTEN TINER

Kristen TINER
Head of Risk Segment, Asia Pacific, Financial & Risk Business, Thomson Reuters
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APARNA VISHWASRAO

Aparna VISHWASRAO
Associate Diirector Talent Development, MSD India (Merck & Co)
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BREAKOUT SESSION 1B: 11am - 12.30pm
Leveraging Disabled Talent in Asia to Drive Market Differentiation

Best Practice Sharing by Companies

This session will showcase companies who have taken the lead in leveraging disabled talent to drive market differentiation. Leading companies from across Asia will share how by tapping into the unique skills, insights and perspectives of disabled talent, they have successfully increased accessibility, developed new products and targeted broader market segments. An opportunity to challenge your thinking and open your mind to what’s possible.

Moderator:

Nadine Vogel

Nadine VOGEL
CEO, Springboard Consulting
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Founder of Disability Matters Awards Asia-Pacific
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Speakers:

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Florian MICHAELSEN
Strategy to Execution Lead, Diversity & Inclusion, SAP
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CORA CHU

Cora CHU
General Manager, Dialogue Experience
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Stephanie OUEDA

Stéphanie OUEDA
International Diversity Manager, L’Oréal
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BREAKOUT SESSION 2A: 2pm - 3.30pm
Succeeding in a Man's World - Stories from Asian Women Leaders

Armchair Discussion with Senior Asian Women Leaders

What does it take to succeed in a male dominated industry or corporate culture – particularly if you are an Asian woman? In this session, high profile and senior Asian women will share their personal stories of making it to the top, providing valuable insights and inspiration – not just to aspiring female talent but also to companies for whom increasing the representation of women in senior positions is a priority in Asia.

Moderator:

Rosalind CHIN

Rosalind CHIN
Reporter, Bloomberg Television
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Speakers:

Apurva PUROHIT

Apurva PUROHIT
Author of Lady You're Not a Man* and CEO, Radio City 91.1FM
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*All delegates will have the opportunity to purchase a copy signed by the author.

 

Tina SINGHSACHA

Tina SINGHSACHA
Chief Representative, Myanmar, Standard Chartered
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Susanna Chiu

Susanna Chiu
Director
Li & Fung Development (China) Ltd
Immediate Past President, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs
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BREAKOUT SESSION 2B: 2pm - 3.30pm
Succeeding in a Global World - Stories from Asian Leaders

Armchair Discussion with Senior Asian Leaders

For Asian talent, navigating to the top of multinational companies and being successful at a global level can be fraught with cultural challenges and obstacles – demanding high-levels of cultural intelligence and adaptability. In this session high profile and senior Asian leaders will share their personal stories of making it to the top, providing valuable insights and inspiration - not just to aspiring Asian professionals, but also to companies for whom building Asian leadership is a global priority.

Moderator:

Ramy Inocencio

Ramy Inocencio
Deputy Editor, Video Wall Street Journal
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Speakers:

Agnes Chan

Agnes CHAN
Managing Partner - Hong Kong and Macau, EY
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Shakir MOIN

Shakir MOIN
VP & Chief Marketing Officer, Greater China & Korea,
Coco-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Company Ltd
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Misa YAMASHITA
Human Resources Leader, GE Health Asia Pacific
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