TECH UP FOR WOMEN 2019 CONFERENCE AGENDA

​TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 •
JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER, NEW YORK CITY

MORNING

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Tech Up For Women Opens 

Event Registration, Coffee, and Networking

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

TECH UP INTRODUCTION

Introduction to Tech Up For Women – A Network Of Opportunities To Stay Current And Create New Intentions!

Host: Molly Beck, Messy.fm

Dawn Pratt, Tech Up For Women 

Donnetta Campbell, The Social Architects

Bill Zierolf and Lisa Paccione, Syniverse

9:15 AM – 9:50 AM

FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY

Where We Are Headed & The Potential Impact

New technologies are being created at record lightening speed. The tsunami of
innovations is creating a steep learning curve and those who surf ahead of this
wave will be the ones who succeed. Technology and market disruptors are
forcing companies to adapt quickly to remain competitive.

Moderator: Susan Gross Sholinsky, Epstein Becker Green

Panelists:  

Abdul Salem, Google

Angie Ruan, Nasdaq 

Maria Tapia, IBM  

 

 

9:50 AM – 10:10 AM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

Important Traits To Think Like an Entrepreneur to Build Your Future 

Alicia Syrett, Pantegrion Capital

Randi Zuckerberg, Zuckerberg Institute

10:10 AM – 10:40 AM

TECH TALKS

Tech In Heels
Rhonda Vetere, Author of Grit and Grind

Pivot Your Career By Learning New Technology
Nazanin Delam, Netflix

New Digital Imaging Innovation
Maria Yap, Adobe 

10:40 AM – 10:50 AM

NETWORKING BREAK

Enjoy this break to mingle

10:50 AM – 11:20 AM

TECH TALKS

Pharmaceutical Innovation and Why It Is Important
Sabina Ewing, Pfizer

The Next Big Thing In AI
Rima Alameddine, Nvidia

Innovations in the Data Science of Audience Modeling
Dana McGraw, Disney 

11:20 AM – 11:45 AM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

Enterprise Collaboration: Shaping the Modern Digital Workplace

Lynn McMahon, Accenture

Anuja Singh, Cisco

Andres Angelani, Cognizant Softvision 

Sinead Strain, Goldman Sachs

11:45 AM – 12:05 PM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

The importance of increasing gender diversity in technology and how to make it happen

Stephanie Smeriglio Latham, Facebook 

Michelle Crossan-Matos,  Samsung Electronics America

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM

TECH TALKS

Disruptive trends facing the future of Fintech 

Tiffany Perkin-Munn, Blackrock 


Bernadette Rivosecchi,
Blackrock

LUNCH PROGRAM

12:20 PM – 1:30 PM

LUNCH PROGRAM:
ADVANCEMENTS IN CYBER
SECURITY

Lunch Program Begins  During Dessert  (about 1:00 pm) 

Explore 2020 security initiatives with us.  In a world of increasing sophisticated
cybersecurity threats, securing a website and protecting against intrusions,
hackers and ransomware can prove a challenge. Practices to protect websites, how to manage an intrusion and how best to handle a data breach. Panel will discuss cybersecurity risks, incident and policy issues, including proactive readiness.

Moderator: Ariana Tadler, Tadler Law LLP

Speaker Panelists:

Shelbi Rombout, Mastercard
Diane Rogerson,
JP Morgan Chase
Heidi Wachs,
Stroz Friedberg, An Aon Company
Erin Heinmiller,
United Technologies Corpo

AFTERNOON

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

TECH MOTIVATION

Reach Your Goals through  New Technology

Sallie Krawcheck, CEO Ellevest and owner of Ellevate Network

1:45 PM – 3:00PM

TECH TALKS

Digital Health, Robin Raskin, Living in Digital Times

What is 5G and where is it going? Sanyogita Shamsunder, Verizon 

Driving Digital Transformation, Shannon Platz, SAP

Connecting To Global Markets 
Margaret Niche, ICE Data Services Intercontinental Exchange/NYSE

Big Data Drives New Innovations, Inventive Products And Enhanced Tools To Market
Laura Clayton McDonnell, ServiceNow

Healthcare Tech Innovation For Patient Potential 
Shelby Chamberlain, Patient Discovery

Under The Sea Exploration – What Is Down Beneath
Elaine Stafford, DRG Undersea Consulting

3d Printing – Beyond What Is Possible
Stephanie DePalma, General Electric

Decoding The Confidence Gap
Dana Look-Arimoto, Author, Talent Ecosystem Advisor

 

BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

3:10 PM – 3:45 PM

ROOMS 101 – 108

ROOM 101: TECH START-UPS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Moderator: Kathleen Murray, McMorran Strategists

Panelists:

Natasha Truman, Softbank

Sandra Gault, True Gault

* Additional panelists to follow

ROOM 102: SECURITY & CLOUD ADAPTATION

Moderator: Wendy Chin, Creative Technologies

Panelists:

Jenny Thompson, SafetyPin

Ann Elkina, Blue Apron

Brigit Goebelbecker, EDC.NYC

Maryn Robin, Nantes Solutions 

ROOM 103: BIG DATA & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Moderator: Jessica Deluca, Salesforce

Panelists:

Lauren Stevens, Factset Research Systems

Marcy Paterson, ServiceNow

Catherine Jirak, Quebit

Adriana Knackfuss, Coca Cola

ROOM 104: ECOMMERCE INNOVATION

Moderator: Angie Bruhn, Technology & Innovation Leadership Coach

Panelists: 

Justin Hughes, MM LaFleur

So Young ParkOracle

Cynthia Tee, Nordstrom

Michelle Gay, LimeLife by Alcone

 

ROOM 105: MOBILE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Moderator: Laura Desmond, Syniverse 

Panelists: 

Sanyogita Shamsunder, Verizon

Hamshy Raveendran, Samsung Electronics America

ROOM 106: HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

Moderator: Sabina Ewing, Pfizer 

Panelists:

Pam Shuman, IntegraMed Fertility

Shiva Amiri, 23 and Me 

* Additional panelists to follow

ROOM 107: ROBOTICS & AI INNOVATION

Moderator: Joann Lang, National Robotics Education Foundation

Panelists:

Lesley Ma, Cadillac, General Motors Corporation

 

ROOM 105:  FINANCIAL TECH & CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT INNOVATION

A fireside chat 

Liz Schroder, RBC

Rebecca Rooney, UBS 

Katherine Jardines, Ally

Francesca Dalla-Giovanna, Deutsche Bank

Jacklyn Osborne, HSBC 

 

BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

3:50 PM – 4:20 PM

ROOMS 101 – 108

ROOM 101:  LET’S GROW THE LINK BETWEEN ENGINEERING AND  INNOVATION 

Moderator: Heather Ford, Global Training & Events

Panelists: 

Crystal Sekerak, P&G Gillette

Helena Zhang, Insight Data Science 

* Additional panelists to follow

ROOM 102: WHERE IS MEDIA & AD TECH INNOVATION HEADED? 

Lynn McMahon, Accenture

Carolina Abenante, NYIAX

Michael Schein, MicroFame Media

*Additional speakers to follow 

ROOM 103: EDUCATION & RESOURCES TO TECHUP

Natasha Green, AnitaB.org/Grace Hopper Initiatives

 

Alexandra Motto, Uber

Surabhi Lal, Luminary

        Margaret Poswell, SHRM NY

         Sandy Demarest, Demarest Directions

 

ROOM 104: HR TECH AUTOMATION AND INNOVATION 

Moderator:  Dana Look-Arimoto, Author, Talent Ecosystem Advisor

Panelists: 

Maria Fernandez, Mckinsey & Company 

Shemin Nurmohamed, Pitney Bowes 

Sarah Martin, Mitchell Martin 

Bonnie Haase, HR Executive Services 

ROOM 108: WHERE ARE WE GOING WITH SMART BUILDING INNOVATION? 

Elisa OrlanskiOurs, Corcoran Group 

 

ROOM 106: ECONOMIC INNOVATIONS IN BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTO CURRENCIES 

Moderator: Alison Smith Mangiero, Tocqueville Group

Colleen Sullivan, CMT Digital

Nisa Amoils, Mordan Capital 

Kristin Boggiano, AlphaPoint

Annmarie Tierney, SEC Advisors

ROOM 107: WOMEN INNOVATORS IN  ESPORTS, VIDEO GAMING & VIRTUAL REALITY 

Moderator: Steve Garrow, Kayon Partners

Panelists:

Myra Ballentine, Vectre

* Additional Panelists To follow 

ROOM 108: WHAT HOLDS WOMEN BACK ? 

 An interactive session to optimize leadership potential

Program Leaders: Ellen Keithline Byrne, Her New Standard

Karen Kirchner, Her New Standard

EXHIBITS & NETWORKING RECEPTION

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

EXHIBITS & NETWORKING RECEPTION

An opportunity to see a variety of Exhibits including the RECRUITMENT & CAREER, TECH PRODUCTS & SERVICES SECTIONS
See Products in New Technology; Robotics, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, New Innovations, Educational Resources, Recruitment opportunities and more! 
Our Networking Reception will be held in the middle of the exhibit area.

NOTE A NUMBER OF ASSOCIATION NYC CHAPTER MEETINGS WILL BE HELD DURING THIS TIME, DIRECTLY OFF THE EXPO FLOOR.  

Event Closes at 7:00 PM

NOVEMBER 19, 2019 • JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER, NEW YORK CITY