FESTIVAL SESSIONS

Monday, September 19, 2022
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

How to Change the World: Lessons from Iceland, America, Ukraine, and Lebron James
Hosted by SS+K
Featuring Lenny Stern, Cofounder, SS+K; Rob Shepardson, Cofounder, SS+K; Mark Kaminsky, Cofounder and Partner, SS+K; Stevie Archer, Executive Creative Director, SS+K; and Kevin Skobac, Managing Director, Strategy Group

Social GoodFast Track
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Markup Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Marriott (The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad) Fast Track

DesignFast Track
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Slalom Element Lab212 Fast Track

TechFast Track
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Inside Spotify's Audio Ad Center

TechFast Track
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Slalom Element Lab212 Fast Track

TechFast Track
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Upgrading Humanity in the Digital Age
Hosted by Skylight
Featuring John Mack, Author and Lecturer, Life Calling Initiative; Artist of A Species Between Worlds

DesignFast Track
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Markup Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Designing an Icon: The Bob Dylan Center
Olson Kundig x Bob Dylan Center 
Featuring Alan Maskin, Design Principal, Olson Kundig; Benjamin Pearcy, Director, 59 Productions; and Parker Fishel, Independent Archivist and Adviser

 Fast Track
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Lessons from the Ball Cup and Its “Make a Statement” Campaign
Hosted by Quigley x Ball Aluminum Cup 
Featuring Jawad Bisbis, Global VP, Marketing and Partnerships, Ball Corp., and Sariah Dorbin, Executive Creative Director, Quigley

Social GoodFast Track
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Designing Healthcare to Hear Patients Better—Because It’s Not All in Your Head
Hosted by Parsley Health 
Featuring Robin Berzin, Founder and CEO, Parsley Health; Darcy McConnell, Senior Director of Medical Affairs, Parsley Health Center; and Meghan O'Rourke, New York Times Best-Selling Author

Social GoodFast Track
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Fast Lane to Asian American Cuisine: Panda Express 30th Anniversary Dinner & Discussion

 Taste of Innovation
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Building a Regenerative Food System
Hosted by Daily Harvest
Featuring Ricky Silver, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Daily Harvest, and Rebecca Gildiner, Director of Sustainability, Daily Harvest

Social GoodFast Track
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Making Sh#t Up: Improvisation and the Art of Making Something Out of Nothing
Featuring Wayne Brady, Producer, Actor, and Musician, Makin’ It Up Productions

CreativityOne-on-One Conversation - Forum
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Second Life: How Technology and Social Norms Are Remaking Fashion
Featuring Maxine Bédat, Executive Director, New Standard Institute; Shilla Kim-Parker, Cofounder and CEO, Thrilling; and Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer, Pangaia

Creativity, Design, TechPanel - Forum
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Brookfield Properties Fast Track

DesignFast Track
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Unlocking Your Creativity Through Improv
Led by Wayne Brady, Producer, Actor, and Musician, Makin’ It Up Productions

CreativityWorkshop
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Innovation and Sustainability In Fashion and Food
Featuring Gabriela Hearst, Founder and Creative Director, Gabriela Hearst; Creative Director, Chloé and Daniel Humm, Chef and Owner, Make It Nice

Social GoodPanel - The Main Stage Presented by Capital One
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

McKinsey Design Fast Track

DesignFast Track
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

How to Be an Empathic Boss
Led by David Rock, Cofounder and CEO, NeuroLeadership Institute

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Tony Capuano on the Future of Travel
Featuring Anthony Capuano, CEO, Marriott International

 One-on-One Conversation - Forum
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

NewCo x IAC Fast Track

 Fast Track
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Diamond Schmitt x Lincoln Center Fast Track
Featuring Sybil Wa and Gary McCluskie, Principal Architects, Diamond Schmitt

DesignFast Track
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Stop Managing and Start Leading: A Guide for Engaging Hybrid Teams
Led by Susan Vroman, Lecturer, Management, Bentley University

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Standing Ovation: How a Performance Space Can Inspire
Hosted by Diamond Schmitt x Lincoln Center
Featuring Sybil Wa and Gary McCluskie, Principal Architects, Diamond Schmitt

DesignFast Track
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Wieden+Kennedy Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Vegan Wonder: Cocktails with Canapés & 4-Course Dinner at Eleven Madison Park

 Taste of Innovation
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Opening Event
Presented by Capital One

 Party
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Known x Rock Center Fast Track

 Fast Track
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

The Painless Way to Network

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Prepare for 2023: Strategies for Success in an Era of Uncertainty
Hosted by Sparks & Honey 
Featuring Camilo La Cruz, Chief Strategy Officer, Sparks & Honey

Personal Development and Career, Social GoodFast Track
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Brookfield Properties Fast Track

DesignFast Track
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

How to Refind Your Motivation and Happiness at Work
Led by Art Markman, Vice Provost, Continuing and Professional Education, University of Texas at Austin

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Using Virtual Reality in the Fight Against Climate Change: A Social VR Experience
Hosted by Unity 
Featuring Marina Psaros, Global Sustainability Lead, Unity, and Author, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis; and Adam May, Producer, Drop in the Ocean

Social GoodFast Track
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Inside Spotify's Audio Ad Center

TechFast Track
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Reinventing the Rom-Com (and Making Audiences Fall Back in Love with the Big Screen) 
Featuring Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Billy Eichner, Actor, Writer, and Producer, Bros film

 Panel - The Main Stage Presented by Capital One
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Best Interviewing Practices from Both Sides of the Table
Led by Amanda Augustine, Career Expert, TopResume

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and InclusionWorkshop
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Skylight x A Species Between Worlds Fast Track

DesignFast Track
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Known x Rock Center Fast Track

 Fast Track
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mix & Mingle Networking

 Mix and Mingle Happy Hour
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

How Culture Amp and Squarespace Foster a Culture of Innovation to Build a Durable Competitive Advantage
Hosted by Squarespace x Culture Amp 
Featuring Edweena Stratton, Chief People Officer, Culture Amp, and Mary Good, Chief People Officer, Squarespace

 Fast Track
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Moët Hennessy North America Fast Track

Social GoodFast Track
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Raising the Bar: Cocktails at Overstory followed by Dinner at SAGA

 Taste of Innovation
Thursday, September 22, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

MoMA Design Store as Launchpad
Hosted by MoMA Design Store 
Featuring Emmanuel Plat, Director of Merchandising, MoMA, and Chay Costello, Associate Director of Merchandising, MoMA

DesignFast Track
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Why Brands Today Should Act More Like Icons
Hosted by Johannes Leonardo x Kraft
Featuring Anne Field, Head of North American Brand Comms, Oscar Mayer, and Steve Zaroff, Chief Strategy Officer, Johannes Leonardo

Personal Development and Career, Social GoodFast Track
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Fashionphile Fast Track

Design, TechFast Track
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Creator Economy With Brittany Broski
Featuring Brittany Broski, Influencer and Comedian

CreativityOne-on-One Conversation - Forum
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Uncovering Your Company's Hidden DEI Opportunities
Led by Amber Cabral, Founder and Principal Consultant, Cabral Co

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Direct-to-Consumer: The Customer Relationship in 2022 and Beyond
Featuring Benjamin Nazarian, CEO, Therabody; Jason Bornstein, Principal, Forerunner Ventures; Katerina Schneider, CEO, Ritual

Entrepreneurship, TechPanel - Forum
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

We're Asking the Wrong Questions of Gen Z: Reigniting Brands for the Next Generation
Hosted by Johannes Leonardo x Instagram
Featuring Amanda Goodspeed, VP, Head of Creative X, Meta, and Jeph Burton and Hunter Hampton, Group Creative Directors, Johannes Leonardo

Personal Development and Career, Social GoodFast Track
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Using Virtual Reality in the Fight Against Climate Change: A Social VR Experience
Hosted by Unity 
Featuring Marina Psaros, Global Sustainability Lead, Unity, and Author, The Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis; and Adam May, Producer, Drop in the Ocean

Social GoodFast Track
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

An Exclusive Look Inside NYC's Most Exciting New Arts Center
Hosted by Chelsea Factory
Featuring Donald Borror, Managing Director, Chelsea Factory; Lauren Kiel, Executive Director, Chelsea Factory; and Shilla Kim-Parker, Cofounder and CEO, Thrilling

Social GoodFast Track
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mix & Mingle Networking

 Mix and Mingle Happy Hour
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Innovation by Design Celebration
Invitation Only 

DesignPrivate Event
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Taste of Innovation Thursday Night

 Taste of Innovation

*Tickets for Taste of Innovation are sold separately