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 – 9:10 AM

TECH UP INTRODUCTION

Introduction to Tech Up For Women

Host: Molly Beck, Messy.fm
Dawn Pratt, Tech Up For Women 
Bill Zierolf and Lisa Paccione, Syniverse 

9:10 AM – 9:40 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

Bhanuja Nagore , Dell Technologies

 

9:40 AM – 9:55 AM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

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

Stephanie Smeriglio Latham, Facebook 

Kinjil Mathur, Squarespace

9:55 AM – 10:40 AM

TECH TALKS

Tech In Heels
Rhonda Vetere, Author of Grit and Grind

Pivot Your Career
Nazanin Delam, Netflix

Blockchain Beyond Crypto
Michael Kennedy, Veracen

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

Healthcare tech innovation for patients
Shelby Chamberlain, Patient Discovery

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

11:20 AM – 11:35 AM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

When You Are Asked About Your Digital Strategy?

Anuja Singh, Cisco
Lynn McMahon,
Accenture
Andres Angelani,
Cognizant Softvision

 

11:35 AM – 11:50 AM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

Disruptive trends facing the future of Fintech 

Tiffany Perkin-Munn, Blackrock
Bernadette Rivosecchi,
Blackrock

11:50 AM – 12:20 PM

TECH TALKS

3d Printing
Stephanie DePalma, General Electric

Under The Sea Exploration
Elaine Stafford, DRG Undersea Consulting

Digital Imaging
Maria Yap, Adobe

Rima Alameddine, Nvidia

LUNCH PROGRAM

12:20 PM – 1:30 PM

LUNCH PROGRAM:
ADVANCEMENTS IN CYBER
SECURITY

Lunch Program Begins at 12:45 During Dessert

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.

Speaker Panelists:

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

AFTERNOON

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

REACH YOUR GOALS WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY

Sallie Krawcheck, CEO Ellevest and owner of Ellevate Network

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

TECH TALKS

Data Analytics
Margaret Niche, ICE Data Services Intercontinental Exchange/NYSE

Digital Transformation
Shannon Platz, SAP

Big Data
Laura Clayton McDonnell, ServiceNow

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

Angel Investing
Alicia Syrett, Pantegrion Capital

BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

2:45 PM – 3:30 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 ADAPTATON

Moderator: Wendy Chin, Creative Technologies

Panelists:

Jenny Thompson, SafetyPin

Ann Elkina, Blue Apron

Brigit Goebelbecker, EDC.NYC

ROOM 103: BIG DATA & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Panelists:

Lauren Stevens, Factset Research Systems

Marci Patterson, ServiceNow

Catherine Jirak, Quebit

Adriana Knackfuss, Coca Cola

ROOM 104: ECOMMERCE INNOVATION

Moderator: Angie Bruhn, Technology & Innovation Leadership Coach

Panelists: 

Jennifer Braunschweiger, MMLaFleur

Cynthia Tee, Nordstrom

Michelle Gay, LimeLife by Alcone

Elaina Ferre, HBC 

 

ROOM 105: MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

Moderator: Laura Desmond, Syniverse 

Panelists: 

Sanyogita Samsunger, Verizon

*Additional panelists to follow

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

Shawn Ling Ramirez, Insight Data Science 

 

ROOM 108: DESIGN THINKING FOR INNOVATION 

An interactive session

 Josephine Holmboe, Fidelity

BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

ROOMS 101 – 108

ROOM 101:  ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION 

Moderator: Heather Ford, Global Training & Events Group 

Panelists: 

Tanu Chellam, Autodesk

Savannah Kroll, Assa Abloy

* Additional panelists to follow

ROOM 102:

TRANSFORMATION  “A collaborative approach to E-Commerce solutions”

So Young Park, Oracle

* Additional speakers to follow

ROOM 103: EDUCATION & RESOURCES

Moderator: Taryn Oesch, Training Industry 

Panelists:

Natasha Green, AnitaB.org/Grace Hopper Initiatives

Margaret Poswell, SHRM NY

* Additional panelists to follow

ROOM 104: TECH AUTOMATION IN HR 

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

Panelists: 

Maria Fernandez, Mckinsey

Shemin Nurmohamed, Pitney Bowes 

Sarah Martin, Mitchell Martin 

ROOM 105: MEDIA & AD TECH

Lynn McMahon, Accenture

Carolina Abenante, NYIAX

Michael Schein, MicroFame Media

ROOM 106: BLOCK CHAIN & CRYPTO CURRENCIES

Alison Smith Mangiero, Tocqueville Group

Colleen Sullivan, CMT Digital

* Additional speakers to follow

ROOM 107: WOMEN IN ESPORTS, VIDEO GAMING & THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Moderator: Steve Garrow, Kayon Partners

* Panelists To follow

ROOM 108:  FINANCIAL TECH & CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT – A FIRESIDE CHAT

Liz Schroeder, RBC

Rebecca Rooney, UBS

* Additional speakers to follo

EXHIBITS & NETWORKING RECEPTION

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

EXHIBITS & NETWORKING RECEPTION

An opportunity to demo a variety of new tech products & services. 

See Products in New Technology; Robotics, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, New Innovations, Coding Resources, Engagement Platforms, and more! 

Exhibits Include: TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, EDUCATION & RESOURCES, RECRUITMENT & CAREER AREA, and NETWORKING RECEPTION. 

Event Closes at 7:00 PM

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