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Scroll down for a preview of the sessions at #FCFestival. More added weekly!

Session Theme Session Type Time More Info
Monday, October 5, 2020

Go from Surviving to Thriving
Facilitated by CHRISTIAN LEE, Lead North America Managing Partner, SynFiny Advisors

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Be a STAR: Make Yourself an Indispensable Employee
Facilitated by NAOMI BROWN, CEO, STAR Enterprises, Inc.

Personal Development and CareerFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Design Thinking: Discover How Imagination and Inspiration Offer Greater Success and Peace of Mind
Facilitated by NEIL CHAMBERS, Author of Urban Green: Architecture for the Future, Creator of the FIT Green Entrepreneur Certification Program, and Cofounder of Chambers Design

Creativity, DesignFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Building Diverse Business Ecosystems
Facilitated by KATHEY PORTER, Author, Founder, and CEO, Porter Brown Associates

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Automate Your Life: Leverage Tech to Take Back Your Time
Facilitated by JOY VALERIE CARRERA, Digital Operations Strategist and founder, CarreraDigital.io

TechFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Making the Most of Mentoring, Virtually and In-Person
Led by MEGAN BURKE ROUDEBUSH, Founder and CEO, Keepwith

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:10 AM (EDT)

A Conversation with Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis
Featuring VAS NARASIMHAN, CEO, Novartis

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Draw Your Future: A Simple Picture Will Change Everything
Facilitated by PATTI DOBROWOLSKI, Author of 9 Tips to Up Your Creative Genius and Drawing Solutions: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life, Founder of Up Your Creative Genius

Personal Development and Career, Creativity, Design, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Blockchain for the People
Facilitated by JAMAAL “CRYPTO J” SOLOMON, Owner and CEO, J.S. Tax Corporation

Social GoodFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Leading in the New Now
Facilitated by NAOMI BROWN, CEO, STAR Enterprises, Inc.

Personal Development and CareerFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Global Growth Strategies
Facilitated by JEFF WUEST, CEO of SynFiny Advisors

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Far Out: 3D Printing Rockets with Relativity Space
Hosted by Relativity Space

Design, Entrepreneurship, TechVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

In Conversation with Susan and Robert Downey Jr.
Featuring ROBERT DOWNEY JR., Actor, Cofounder, Team Downey, and SUSAN DOWNEY, Cofounder, Team Downey

Creativity, TechKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Designing Disruption with Impossible Foods and Twitter
Featuring DANTLEY DAVIS, Chief Design Officer, Twitter, and GISELLE GUERRERO, VP of Creative, Impossible Foods

DesignPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Fair Play Your Way to Work-Life Integration
Led by EVE RODSKY, Author, Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Making News Above—and Below—the Fold: The Innovative Journey to the World’s First Folding PC
Presented by Lenovo
Featuring JERRY PARADISE, VP, Commercial Portfolio and Product Management, Lenovo; and KEVIN BECK, Senior Story Technologist, Lenovo PC and Smart Devices Group

Design, TechPanel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Art and Activism Share the Stage 
Featuring LENA WAITHE, Writer, Producer, Actor

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

How to Master Multitasking and Distractions In Our New Work Environment
Led by ART MARKMAN, Professor, Psychology and Marketing, and Executive Director, University of Texas at Austin, IC2 Institute

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Scaling Sustainability
Featuring KATHLEEN MCLAUGHLIN, Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Vice President, Walmart, and STUART LANDESBERG, Cofounder and CEO, Grove Collaborative

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Innovating AI for Humanity
Featuring FEI-FEI LI, Sequoia Professor, Computer Science Department, and Denning Codirector, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Stanford University; OLGA RUSSAKOVSKY, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Princeton University; and TIMNIT GEBRU, Senior Research Scientist, Google

Social Good, TechPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Celebrity Designer Nate Berkus on How to Make the Most of Your Home During Quarantine
Hosted by Nate Berkus

DesignVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How to Embrace Ambition and Achieve Your Goals
Led by SHELLYE ARCHAMBEAU, Author, Unapologetically Ambitious

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

From the Gym to the Great Outdoors: Technology and Recreation in 2020 and Beyond
Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
Featuring JULIE McPHERSON, EVP, Digitial, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Recreation.gov Innovation Partner; CHRISTINE PUTUR, EVP, Technology and Operations, REI; and KRISTEN HOLMES, VP, Performance, Whoop

Social Good, TechPanel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Music and Tech…Remixed, with Scooter Braun, Jessie Reyez, and Shara Senderoff
Featuring SCOOTER BRAUN, Chairman, Ithaca Holdings, and Board Member, Raised in Space; JESSIE REYEZ, Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter; and SHARA SENDEROFF, President and Partner, Raised in Space

Creativity, TechPanel - Main Stage2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)

Don't Stop Now: How Corporate Citizens Are Leading Purpose Beyond the Pandemic
Presented by Meals on Wheels America
Featuring SUNNY REELHORN PARR, Executive Director, The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger, Zero Waste Foundation; DALILA WILSON-SCOTT, SVP, Community Impact, Comcast Corporation, and President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation; and GRACE FARRAJ, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility and Internal Communications, Fanatics, Inc. and Executive Director, All In Challenge Foundation

Social GoodPanel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

Common Résumé Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Led by DONNA SVEI, Executive résumé writer

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Food for Thought: A New Road Map for Restaurants
Featuring CHRISTINA TOSI, Chef, founder, and CEO, Milk Bar; NICK KOKONAS, Founder and CEO, Tock; and JONATHAN NEMAN, Cofounder and CEO, Sweetgreen

Entrepreneurship, TechPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

How to Grow in Your Career and Get a Promotion While Working Remotely
Led by DORIE CLARK, Author of Reinventing You and faculty member, Executive Education, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:40 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Emotional Intelligence is the Lifeblood of Effective Leadership
Facilitated by KARIMA MARIAMA-ARTHUR, Founder and CEO, WordSmithRapport 

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, DesignFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Tools for Managing People
Facilitated by KIMBERLY BERGER, President and COO, Her Corner, an education-based company

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Pay Your Employees Enough to Thrive or Get Out of Business
Facilitated by CAREY SMITH, Founder, Big Ass Fans and Unorthodox Ventures

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Flex: Manage and Motivate Different Personality Types
Facilitated by JAVIS BRUNSON, Founder, Javis Brunson Consultants, a business consulting and coaching firm

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

The Power of Storytelling 
Facilitated by SONIA ALLEYNE, Communications and Career Strategist, Author of I Kick Ass At Work! and The Strategy Journal for Career Professionals, and Cofounder of Storytellers: Words, Images, Magic

Creativity, Design, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Cover Letters, Cover Paragraphs, Cover Tweets: Conveying Maximum Value in Minimum Space
Led by MARC CENEDELLA, Founder and CEO, Ladders

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:10 AM (EDT)

Finding Your Renaissance: Leveraging a Pandemic to Innovate Your Workplace
Facilitated by ANDY LANTZ, Creative Director and Partner, RIOS, a multidisciplinary design firm

DesignFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Paths to Entrepreneurship for Technical Women
Facilitated by JUMOKE K. DADA, Technologist and Entrepreneur, Tech Women Network 

 

Entrepreneurship, TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

The Innovators Journey: Moving Beyond the Idea
Facilitated by CARLTON LAMAR ROBINSON, Chief Innovation Officer, Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce  

 

TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Building Financial Legacies
Facilitated by RAMONA ORTEGA, Founder and CEO, My Money My Future

Personal Development and Career, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Reimagining Brand Strategy for an Uncertain Future
Led by SARAH AITKEN, Chief Marketing Officer, Holler

Personal Development and Career, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Tommy Hilfiger’s Boldest Ambition Yet: A Vision for a Better Fashion Industry
Featuring TOMMY HILFIGER, Principal Designer, Tommy Hilfiger Global, and MARTIJN HAGMAN, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Global

Design, Social Good, TechPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Inside the Labs at Dyson with James Dyson
Hosted by Dyson

 Virtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

Job Market 2021: What You Need to Know to Win
Led by URSULA MEAD, Founder and CEO, InHerSight

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)

A Conversation with Janelle Monáe
Featuring JANELLE MONÁE, Eight-time Grammy-Nominated Singer, Songwriter, Producer and Actress

Creativity, Design, Social GoodKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Why Your Business Needs a Behavioral Scientist
Featuring MATT MOYNAHAN, CEO, Forcepoint, and BARBARA TVERSKY, Professor of Psychology, Emerita, Stanford University

Personal Development and Career, TechPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Securing a Connected Future: What You Need to Know in 2021
Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
Featuring KELLY ROZUMALSKI, Secure Connected Health Director, Booz Allen Hamilton; KEVIN TIERNEY, VP of Global Cybersecurity, General Motors; and ALISSA ABDULLAH, SVP and Deputy Chief Security Officer Mastercard

TechPanel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

A More Diverse Workforce: Intel's Quest for Inclusivity
Featuring BOB SWAN, CEO, Intel, and BARBARA WHYE, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Corporate VP, Social Impact and Human Resources, Intel

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

How to Lead in a Crisis
Led by MEREDITH PARFET, Founder and CEO, Ravenyard Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:10 PM (EDT)

Make Your Vote Count: Citizenship and the Remote Election
Featuring KIM WYMAN, Secretary of State, Washington; DREW MCCOY, President, Decision Desk HQ; and AMBER MCREYNOLDS, CEO, National Vote at Home Institute

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

"Hear" and Now: Podcasting and the Next Gen
Featuring DAWN OSTROFF, Chief Content and Advertising Business Officer, Spotify; ADDISON RAE, Digital Content Creator and Cohost, Mama Knows Best podcast; RICKEY THOMPSON, Digital Content Creator and Cohost, We Said What We Said podcast; and DENZEL DION, Digital Content Creator and Cohost, We Said What We Said podcast

Leadership and Inclusion, CreativityPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Famed Abbey Road Studios Is Reengineering the Future
Hosted by Abbey Road Studios

Creativity, TechVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How to Answer the Interview Questions That Trip Everyone Up
Led by JUDITH HUMPHREY, Founder, The Humphrey Group, and author, Impromptu: Leading in the Moment

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:35 PM (EDT)

Purpose-Driven Innovation: Pfizer’s Richard Blackburn Reports From the Front Line of Medical Breakthroughs
Presented by Pfizer
Featuring RICHARD BLACKBURN, Global President, Inflammation and Immunology Division, Pfizer

Social Good, WellnessPanel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Market Mover: Nasdaq's CEO, Adena Friedman, on Innovation in Capital Markets and Beyond
Featuring ADENA FRIEDMAN, President and CEO, Nasdaq

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)

Innovation in Action: Creating Pathways to Financial Success in Underserved Communities
Presented by Capital One
Featuring MELISSA BRADLEY, CEO, 1863 Ventures; JOSE QUIÑONEZ, CEO, Mission Asset Fund; and MARC MORIAL, President and CEO, National Urban League

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

How to Master Virtual Communication
Led by MARY CIVIELLO, Founder and President, Civiello Communications Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:10 PM (EDT)

Putting the "Just" in Criminal Justice 
Featuring PATRISSE CULLORS, Political Strategist, Artist, and Cofounder, Black Lives Matter, and Founder, Reform LA Jails/Black Lives Matter Global Network; CHESA BOUDIN, San Francisco District Attorney; JAMAAL BOWMAN, Democratic nominee for U.S. Congress, (NY-16); and GINA CLAYTON-JOHNSON, Founder and Executive Director, Essie Justice Group

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Electric Rides: Inside the Future of Transportation with Specialized Bikes
Hosted by Specialized Bikes

Design, TechVirtual Visit4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

How to Support Working Parents and Increase Business Performance in the Age of COVID-19
Led by KATICA ROY, Gender Economist, Founder and CEO, Pipeline

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Activating Your Allyship
Facilitated by BRANDI BALDWIN, Founder, Calling All Allies Project

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

HER Corner: Growth Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs
Facilitated by FREDERIQUE IRWIN, Founder and CEO, Her Corner, an education-based company

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Film for Change
Facilitated by SHAUN M. MATHIS, Writer, Director, and Co-owner, Laconic Productions

Social GoodFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Reclaim Your Time
Facilitated by EVE RODSKY, Author of the New York Times best-selling book Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Parenting Backwards
Facilitated by STEPHANIE LeBLANC-GODFREY, Global Head of Community Inclusion Programs for Women of Color at Google and the founder of Parenting Backwards

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

How to Communicate Your Value to Earn Raises and Job Offers
Led by MARC CENEDELLA, Founder and CEO, Ladder

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:10 AM (EDT)

Innovating with Purpose
Facilitated by JUANITA DELOACH, Counselor, Advocate, and Litigator

CreativityFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

The Power of Empathy: You Don’t Have to be a Jerk to Build the Next Tech Unicorn 
Facilitated by MAËLLE GAVET, Technology Executive and Entrepreneur, and Author, Trampled by Unicorns: Big Tech’s Empathy Problem and How To Fix It

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

What Would You Do with $1,000,000?
Facilitated by AMI KASSAR, Founder, and CEO, Multifunding, LLC

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Scaling Your Brand with Video
Facilitated by ALEXANDRA VILLA, Director of Client Success, QuickFrame

Creativity, DesignFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

National Geographic's Next Adventure
Featuring JEAN CASE, Chairman, National Geographic Society, and CEO, Case Impact Network; JILL TIEFENTHALER, CEO, National Geographic Society; and COREY JASKOLSKI, Fellow, National Geographic Society

Personal Development and CareerPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

The Crossover: Breakin’ into Tech from Other Industries
Facilitated by JUMOKE K. DADA, Technologist and Entrepreneur, Tech Women Network

TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Innovation for the Children: How St. Jude Fundraisers Embrace Technology
Hosted by ALSAC

Leadership and Inclusion, TechVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

How to Master Multitasking and Distractions in Our New Work Environment
Led by ART MARKMAN, Professor, psychology and marketing, and executive director, University of Texas at Austin, IC2 Institute

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)

In Conversation with Chip and Joanna Gaines
Featuring CHIP GAINES, Cofounder, Magnolia, and JOANNA GAINES, Cofounder, Magnolia

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Our Brains on Constant Tech
Featuring JARON LANIER, Researcher, Microsoft; JEREMY BAILENSON, Thomas More Storke Professor of Communication and Director of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University; and EMMA WILLIAMS, Corporate Vice President, Modern Workplace Transformations, Microsoft

Personal Development and CareerPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

The Sound and the Fury: How Bad Audio Affects Our Emotional Well-Being in a WFH World
Presented by EPOS
Featuring JESPER KOCK, Vice President of Research & Development, EPOS; Dr. ERICA WALKER, Founder of Community Noise Lab at the Boston University School of Public Health; and Joel Beckerman, Composer and Founder, Man Made Music

TechPanel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Connected World: A Conversation with Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg
Featuring HANS VESTBERG, CEO, Verizon

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

How to Lead in a Crisis
Led by MEREDITH PARFET, Founder and CEO, Ravenyard Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:10 PM (EDT)

Biodefense as a Way of Life: Preparing for the Next Pandemic
Featuring HON. ANDREW C. WEBER, Senior Fellow, Council on Strategic Risks, and DR. MEGAN MURRAY, Ronda Stryker and William Johnston Professor of Global Health/Harvard Medical School

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:40 PM (EDT)

MasterClass's Greenthumbs: The CEO and the Hitmaker
Featuring RON FINLEY, Founder, Ron Finley Project, and DAVID ROGIER, Founder and CEO, MasterClass

Entrepreneurship, Social GoodPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Quantum Leap: Mind-Blowing Computing with IBM Research
Led by IBM Research

TechVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How Gen Z Can Figure Out Its Next Move in a Covid World
Led by ANYA DUA, Founder and President, Gen Z Identity Lab

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Purpose-Driven Tech: An Inside Look at How 5G Is Changing and Shaping Society
Presented by Verizon
Featuring DIEGO SCOTTI, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon; GLENN CANTAVE, Founder & CEO, Movers & Shakers NYC; and JOHN LONG, CTO, Qwake Technologies

TechPanel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

The Innovation Advantage: How Large Organizations Can Launch New Ideas at Startup Speed
Presented by Capital One
Featuring JENNIFER LOPEZ, VP, Product Development and Head of Innovation Labs, Capital One; DAVID ECHEGOYÉN, General Manager, Membership, Walmart; and MIKE PELL, Envisioneer, The Microsoft Garage

EntrepreneurshipPanel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:35 PM (EDT)

Common Résumé Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Led by DONNA SVEI, Executive résumé writer

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Making Over the Cosmetics Industry
Featuring JACKIE AINA, Beauty Content Creator and Founder, Forvr Mood

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

The Flavor of Change: At Ben & Jerry's, Activism Is a Core Ingredient
Hosted by Ben & Jerry's

Social GoodVirtual Visit4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Eliminating Microaggressions and Building Anti-Racist Workplaces
Led by DORIANNE ST FLEUR, Racial Equity Coach and Strategist, Dorianne St Fleur Consulting

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

CEO Lounge Networking Meetup in the Innovation Garden

Leadership and InclusionNetworking Meetup5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Growing Your Business Amidst Uncertainty
Facilitated by MALLA HARIDAT, Entrepreneur, Author, and Founder of the New Designs for Life Training Company

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Deconstructing Human Capital
Facilitated by AQUILA LEON-SOON, Visionary, Founder, and CEO, ATS + Partners (ATS), an organizational development and leadership strategy firm

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Think AI for Customer Support is all Hype? Let's Explore.
Facilitated by BROOKE MARKEVICIUS, Founder and CEO, Allobee, a business solution for small businesses and startups

TechFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

How to Transition from Corporate Professional to Entrepreneur
Facilitated by TIFFINI GATLIN, CEO, Latched+Hooked Beauty

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Kick Ass at Work
Facilitated by SONIA ALLEYNE, Communications and Career Strategist, Author of I Kick Ass At Work! and The Strategy Journal for Career Professionals, and Cofounder of Storytellers: Words, Images, Magic

Personal Development and CareerFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Embracing and Solving Conflict in the Workplace
Led by JENNIFER GOLDMAN-WETZLER, Founder and CEO, Alignment Strategies Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:10 AM (EDT)

Innovating Under Extreme Conditions:  A Conversation with The North Face President Arne Arens
Presented by FastCo Works
Featuring ARNE ARENS, Global Brand President, The North Face

 Panel - Forum10:00 AM - 10:40 AM (EDT)

Making Clean Beauty Truly Safe: A Conversation with Michelle Pfeiffer
Featuring MICHELLE PFEIFFER, Actor, Founder, Henry Rose

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:40 AM (EDT)

Marketing ROI
Facilitated by KIMBERLY BERGER, President and COO, Her Corner, an education-based company

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Wellness for Professionals 
Facilitated by LESLIE GARCIA, Founder, Counseling Space, a wellness counseling practice

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, WellnessFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Irrational Loyalty: Reimagine Your Brand for a Turbulent World 
Facilitated by DEB GABOR, Founder and CEO, Sol Marketing, a strategy-led marketing firm

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Pre-production Tips for Efficient Shoots
Facilitated by MIA KHOURY, Senior Producer, QuickFrame

Creativity, TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Time Management and the Discipline to Focus 
Facilitated by FREDERIQUE IRWIN, Founder and CEO, Her Corner, an education-based company

Personal Development and Career, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

It's a Rainforest Out There: How Four Paws Readies Orphan Orangutans to Return to Their Natural Homes
Hosted by Four Paws Orangutan School

Social GoodVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

How to Make a Great Impression in a Video Interview
Led by JUDITH HUMPHREY, Founder, The Humphrey Group, and author, Impromptu: Leading in the Moment

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:35 AM (EDT)

Words Matter: Malala Yousafzai and Jessica Ewing on the Power of Books and Community
Featuring MALALA YOUSAFZAI, Cofounder, Malala Fund, and JESSICA EWING, CEO and Founder, Literati

Personal Development and Career, Creativity, Social GoodKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Good Service: Bringing Innovation and Talent to the Public Sector
Featuring ERIC SCHMIDT, Former Chairman and CEO, Google, and Cofounder, Schmidt Futures; SUSAN PENFIELD, Chief Innovation Officer, Booz Allen Hamilton; and GINA RAIMONDO, Governor of Rhode Island

Entrepreneurship, TechPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

A New Urban Utopia? How the Pandemic is Shaping the Future of Cities.
Presented by Honeywell
Featuring VIMAL KAPUR, President and CEO, Honeywell Building Technologies; and JAANA REMES, Partner, McKinsey & Company; RICHARD BARKHAM, Ph.D., Global Chief Economist and Head of Americas Research, CBRE; and DIANA LIND, Housing Fellow; NewCities

Creativity, Design, Tech, WellnessPanel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

United States of Innovation: A Conversation with Amy Klobuchar and Steve Case
Featuring STEVE CASE, Chairman and CEO, Revolution, and AMY KLOBUCHAR, U.S. Senator from Minnesota

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

Eliminating Microaggressions and Building Anti-Racist Workplaces
Led by DORIANNE ST FLEUR, Racial Equity Coach and Strategist, Dorianne St Fleur Consulting

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Leading From the Roots: Understanding What Motivates the New Class of Progressive Political Leaders
Featuring MONDAIRE JONES, Democratic nominee for U.S. Congress, (NY-17), and PRAMILA JAYAPAL, U.S. Representative (WA-07), and Co-chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Retail Reborn: Emerging Lessons From Today’s New Marketplace 
Featuring ARTEMIS PATRICK, Global Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vice President, Sephora; SCOTT CUTLER, CEO, StockX; and JULIE BORNSTEIN, Founder and CEO, The Yes

Design, TechPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Special Deliveries: A Look at How Automation Is Changing the Face of Logistics at UPS 
Hosted by UPS 

 Virtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

Job Market 2021: What You Need to Know to Win
Led by URSULA MEAD, Founder and CEO, InHerSight

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Closing the Racial Wealth Gap 
Featuring MARK MASON, Chief Financial Officer, Citi

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Tapping Innovation and Design: Inside the Push to Provide Safe Water
Presented by Kohler Co.
Featuring LAURA KOHLER, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Stewardship and Sustainability, Kohler Co., and MANOLO CABALLER, Vice President, Engineering and Advanced Development, Kohler Co.

Design, Social GoodPanel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

The New Way to Work
Featuring JOSH WYATT, CEO, NeueHouse

 Workshop2:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Customer Playbook 2021: What’s Changed and What’s Stayed the Same in Our “New Normal”
Presented by Facebook
Featuring MICHELLE KLEIN, VP, Global Customer Marketing, Facebook; RED GODFREY, VP, Creative, Nordstrom; and JODY KALMBACH, Group VP of Product Experience, Kroger

Social Good, TechPanel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

Reimagining Your Career for an Uncertain World
Led by TOMAS CHAMORRO-PREMUZIC, Chief Talent Scientist, ManpowerGroup

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Distillery Tour: Uncle Nearest Whiskey is a Tribute to the First Known African-American Master Distiller, Nathan "Nearest" Green
Hosted by Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

Creativity, Social GoodVirtual Visit4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Designing a Better Future After COVID-19
Featuring VANESSA CHO, Design partner, GV; GARY HUSTWIT, Founder, Scenic; ANDREW IBRAHIM, Senior Principal and Chief Medical Officer, HOK's Healthcare Practice; and BOBBY C. MARTIN JR., Cofounder, Champions Design
Sponsored by Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Design, TechPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Innovation by Design Honoree Celebration and Awards

DesignPanel - Forum5:00 PM - 5:45 PM (EDT)

Remote Work Best Practices for Both Managers and Employees
Led by HAILLEY GRIFFIS, Head of Public Relations, Buffer; and  CAROLYN KOPPRASCH, Chief of Special Projects, Buffer

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:45 PM (EDT)

Personal Development Meetup in the Innovation Garden

Personal Development and CareerNetworking Meetup5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Friday, October 9, 2020

Redesigning Life and Work for a New World
Led by AYSE BIRSEL, Cofounder and Creative Director, Birsel+Seck

Personal Development and Career, DesignWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)

Beauty in the Extreme: A Conversation with Trixie Mattel
Featuring TRIXIE MATTEL, Drag Superstar, TV Personality, Cosmetics Entrepreneur, Musician, Comedian, Author, and Digital Influencer

Creativity, Social GoodPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Global Growth Strategies
Facilitated by JEFF WUEST, CEO, SynFiny Advisors

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Fighting Global Hunger with Regenerative Agriculture
Hosted by Heifer International

Social GoodVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

Making the Most of Mentoring, Virtually and In-Person
Led by MEGAN BURKE ROUDEBUSH, Founder and CEO, Keepwith

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:40 AM (EDT)

TikTok You Don't Stop
Featuring KATIE PURIS, Managing Director of Global Business Marketing, TikTok, and CHRIS DENSON, Innovation Advocate, Author, and Host, Crush Industries

Creativity, TechPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Channeling Connection: A Conversation with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield
Featuring STEWART BUTTERFIELD, Cofounder and CEO, Slack

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

The New Space Race
Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
Featuring ANDREA INSERRA, Executive Vice President of Aerospace, Booz Allen Hamilton; MICHELE DIGIUSEPPE, Acting Deputy Director of Systems Engineering and Integration for Advanced Exploration, NASA ; and GEN. KEVIN "Chilli" CHILTON, Former Astronaut and Commander of Air Force Space Command

Leadership and InclusionPanel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Resetting Expectations: How to Lead Through Rapidly Changing Times
Featuring AARON LEVIE, Cofounder, Chairman and CEO, Box, and JENNIFER TEJADA, Chairperson and CEO PagerDuty

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and InclusionPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

Inclusive Leadership
Led by SHIRLEY DAVIS, President, SDS Global Enterprises

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:05 PM (EDT)

Mental Notes: Navigating the Digital Age of Emotional Wellness 
Featuring DAN HARRIS, Journalist, ABC News, and Author, 10% Happier, and DR. CONNIE CHEN, Chief Medical Officer, Lyra Health

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Speaking Out: What to Do When Office Culture Gets Too Toxic
Featuring FRANCOISE BROUGHER, Former COO, Pinterest

Social GoodPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Behind the Scenes with America's Test Kitchen
Hosted by America's Test Kitchen 

CreativityVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How Gen Z Can Figure Out Their Next Move in a COVID World
Led by ANYA DUA, Founder and President, Gen Z Identity Lab

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

How to Foster Innovation in a Remote Working World
Presented by PepsiCo
Featuring RAM KRISHNAN, Global Chief Commercial Officer, PepsiCo; KELLY CHEESEMAN, COO, AEG Sports and LA Kings; CHERYL GUERIN, EVP, North America Marketing and Communications, Mastercard; and YAEL COSSET, SVP and CIO, Kroger

Personal Development and CareerPanel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Leveling the Playing Field: How to Break Down the Barriers of Health Inequity
Presented by Boston Scientific
Featuring Dr. IAN MEREDITH, Global Chief Medical Officer, Boston Scientific, and Dr. AUDREY GREGORY, Chief Executive Officer, Detroit Medical Center

Leadership and Inclusion, Social Good, WellnessPanel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

The Art of Negotiation: How to Get Paid What You’re Worth Even When Budgets are Tight
Led by JANE BARRATT, Chief Advocacy Officer, MX

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Let Them Lead: Cultivating an Employee-First Culture
Featuring ANEEL BHUSRI, Cofounder and Co-CEO, Workday, and ELLEN KULLMAN, President and CEO, Carbon

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)