Coming Soon! TECH UP FOR WOMEN 2020 CONFERENCE AGENDA

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING SPEAKERS AT OUR 2019 CONFERENCE, SEE AGENDA BELOW: 

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!

Dawn Pratt, Tech Up For Women

Host: Molly Beck, Messy.fm

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.

Tech Talk Overview:  Lauren Dillard, Nasdaq 

A Fireside Chat: 

Moderator: Susan Gross Sholinsky, Epstein Becker Green

Panelists:  

Abdul Salem, Google

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 UP TALKS

Tech In Heels
Rhonda Vetere, Global CIO/CTO 

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 UP 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

Moderator: Deepti Nayak, Cisco

Panelists:

Lynn McMahon, Accenture

Sinead Strain, Goldman Sachs

Andres Angelani, Cognizant Softvision 

 

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 UP TALKS

Fintech Careers & Trends

Tiffany Perkins-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:

Dr. Alissa Abdullah, Mastercard

Diane Rogerson, JP Morgan Chase

Erin Heinmiller, United Technologies Corporation

Heidi Wachs, Stroz Friedberg, An Aon Company

AFTERNOON

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

TECH UP MOTIVATION

Reach Your Goals through  New Technology

Sallie Krawcheck, CEO Ellevest and owner of Ellevate Network

1:45 PM – 3:00PM

TECH UP TALKS

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

Driving Digital Transformation, Shannon Platz, SAP

People-First Design Drives Great Employee Experiences
Laura Clayton McDonnell, ServiceNow

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

Learn Influencing Skills to Advance
Evy Poumpouras, Coach

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 D03-05 and E01-08

ROOM D03: TECH START-UPS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Moderator: Kathleen Murray, McMorran Strategists

Panelists:

Natasha Truman, Softbank

Sandra Gault, True Gault

Wendy Heilbut, Jayaram Law

Geralyn Breig, AnytownUSA.com 

ROOM E03:  FINANCIAL TECH & CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT INNOVATION

Moderator: Elizabeth Schroder, RBC

Panelists: 

Rebecca Rooney, UBS 

Catherine Jardines, Ally

Francesca Dalla-Giovanna, Deutsche Bank

Jacklyn Osborne, HSBC 

 

ROOM D05: 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 E02: ECOMMERCE INNOVATION

Moderator: 

Valisha Graves, Morgan Stanley

Panelists: 

So Young Park, Oracle

Justin Hughes, MM LaFleur

Cynthia Tee, Nordstrom

Michelle Gay, LimeLife by Alcone 

ROOM E04: MOBILE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Moderator: Laura Desmond,  Eagle Vista

Panelists: 

Sanyogita Shamsunder, Verizon

Hamshy Raveendran, Samsung Electronics Amer

ROOM D04: HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

Moderator: Sabina Ewing, Pfizer 

Panelists:

Pam Schumann, Future Fertility 
 

Shelby Chamberlan, Patient Discovery

Shiva Amiri, 23 and MeE

 

 

 

ROOM E01: ROBOTICS & AI INNOVATION

Moderator: Joann Lang, National Robotics Education Foundation

Panelists: 

Dr. Heather Ames, Neurala

Joti Balani, FreshRiver

Alison Grounds, Troutman Sanders LLP

Andrea Madho, Lab 141

ROOM E05: SECURITY & CLOUD ADAPTATION

Moderator: Wendy Chin, Creative Technologies

Panelists:

Jenny Thompson, SafetyPin

Ann Elkina, Blue Apron

Brigit Goebelbecker, EDC.NYC

BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

3:50 PM – 4:20 PM

ROOMS 101 – 108

ROOM E05:  LET’S GROW THE LINK BETWEEN ENGINEERING AND  INNOVATION 

Moderator: Heather Ford, Global Training & Events

Panelists: 

Crystal Sekerak, P&G Gillette

Carla Frieh, ComEd An Excelon Company 

Helena Zhang, Insight Data Science 

 

ROOM D05: WHERE IS MEDIA & AD TECH INNOVATION HEADED? 

Moderator, Peri Shamsai, Accenture

Panelists:

Carolina Abenante, NYIAX

Michael Schein, MicroFame Medi

ROOM E04: EDUCATION & RESOURCES TO TECHUP

Natasha Green, AnitaB.org/Grace Hopper Initiatives

Alexandra Motto, Uber

Surabhi Lal, Luminary

Margaret Poswistilo, WVI Dolphin Foundation/NYC SHRM 

         Sandy Demarest, Demarest Directions

ROOM E02: HR TECH AUTOMATION AND INNOVATION 

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

Panelists: 

Maria Fernandez, Mckinsey & Company 

Sarah Martin, Mitchell Martin 

Jenny Jao, ZipRecruiter

Bonnie Haase, HR Executive Services

ROOM D04: WHERE ARE WE GOING WITH SMART BUILDING INNOVATION? 

Allisande Heriyanto, Corcoran Group

Christopher Pagliaro, Christopher Pagliaro Architects 

ROOM E03: ECONOMIC INNOVATIONS IN BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTO CURRENCIES 

Moderator: Alison Smith Mangiero, Tocqueville Group

Shari Noonan, Rialto

Nisa Amoils, Grasshopper Capital 

Kristin Boggiano, AlphaPoint

Annmarie Tierney, SEC Advisors

ROOM D03: WOMEN INNOVATORS IN  ESPORTS AND VIDEO GAMING 

Moderator: Steve Garrow, Esports Tech Invest 

Panelists:

Christie St. Martin, IMC:  An Experience Studio
Elaine Chase,  Wizards of the Coast
 
Collette Gamgemi,   New York Excelsior (NYXL)
 
Margaret Wallace,  Games for Change Accelerator 

 

ROOM E01: WHAT HOLDS WOMEN BACK ? 

 An 30 minute interactive session to optimize leadership potential

Program Leaders:

Ellen Keithline Byrne, Her New Standard

Karen Kirchner, Her New Standar

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