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TECH UP FOR WOMEN 2020 CONFERENCE AGENDA

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020
VIRTUAL FROM NYC
9:30 AM TO 4:00 PM EDT - NOTE TICKET HOLDERS ARE ABLE TO VIEW THE PROGRAM RECORDINGS THROUGH DECEMBER 31ST!

MORNING

9:30 AM – 9:35 AM

Tech Up For Women Opens 

“TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM WELCOME”

DAWN PRATT, CECILIA HATTON, KATHY MURRAY

9:35 AM - 9:45 AM

 

“BE PREPARED IN A VIRTUAL WORLD - TOP FIVE TIPS”

HOST: EVY POUMPOURAS, FORMER SECRET SERVICE AGENT AND AUTHOR OF BECOMING BULLETPROOF

PETER HURLEY, PHOTOGRAPHER

9:45 AM - 9:55 AM

 

“A SOCIAL MEDIA TECH UP”

DONNETTA CAMPBELL, THE SOCIAL ARCHITECTS

9:55 AM - 10:05 AM

 

“FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY - WHERE WE ARE HEADED & THE POTENTIAL IMPACT”

LAUREN DILLARD, NASDAQ

10:05 AM - 10:25 AM

“LEARN TO PIVOT WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY”

MODERATOR: IMMA CALVO, GOOGLE
PANELISTS: TIFFANY PERKINS-MUNN, BLACKROCK AND MARIA TAPIA, IBM

New technologies are being created at record lightning speed, especially during this year of COVID-19. 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.

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10:25 AM - 10:40 AM

“THE U.S. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT - TECHNOLOGY IS A GREAT EQUALIZER”

GENERAL VAN OVOST, US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Hear from the senior-ranking uniformed woman in the U.S, Defense Department as she shares about why and how she achieved her current role through her love of flying, time at the Air Force Academy and the goals she set. In addition, we will hear about the integration of digital skills and advanced technologies into the Air Force with the increasing focus on the development of a Digitally-Adept force and collaboration with the private sector.

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

“LET THERE BE CHANGE: NEW REALITIES WITH IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES”

A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH LYNN MCMAHON AND RORI DUBOFF, ACCENTURE

As more and more consumers embrace digital commerce, it is vital for brands to reimagine physical experiences to create new value. For brands to win in digital commerce, immersive product and service experiences are essential to give consumers purchasing confidence and inspire brand loyalty.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

TECH UP TALKS

POWER PITCHES OF NEW TECH INNOVATION & IDEAS

“DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATION”
SABINA EWING, PFIZER

“LEADING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION-PEOPLE-FIRST DESIGN DRIVES GREAT EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES”
LAURA CLAYTON MCDONNELL, SERVICENOW

“ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: RE-IMAGINE YOUR FUTURE"
KHADIJA MUSTAFA, MICROSOFT

“WHERE IS 5G GOING?”
SANYOGITA SHAMSUNDER, VERIZON

“A CLEAN START”
PATTY OLINGER, GLOBAL BIORISK ORG/ISSA

“MADE BY HUMANS: A RECIPE FOR INNOVATION”
MICHELLE CROSSAN-MATOS, SAMSUNG

“ADTECH-TV CONNECTIONS-CONVERGENCE”
CAROLINA ABENANTE, NYIAX
MICHELLE HULST, THE TRADE DESK

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LUNCH PROGRAM

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

LUNCH PROGRAM

“TECH FOR GOOD”

STEPHANIE LATHAM, FACEBOOK AND EMILY KETCHEN, LENOVO

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AFTERNOON

12:15 PM - 12:35 PM

“EXPLORE CYBER SECURITY INITIATIVES FOR 2021”

MODERATOR: ARIANA TADLER, TADLER LAW

SPEAKER PANELISTS:
RUBYNA ZITO, FINRA
MARIA DEMAREE, LOCKHEAD MARTIN
JULIE PARRISH, REDSEAL

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.

12:35 PM - 1:25 PM

TECH UP TALKS

POWER PITCHES OF NEW TECH INNOVATION & IDEAS

“DEMYSTIFYING TECH CAREERS”
ANUJA SINGH AND YURI HORVATH, AND VANITHA SUGUMARAN, AMAZON

"BE AN INNOVATOR”
JAYSHREE SETH, 3M

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“THE NEXT BIG THING IN AI”
RIMA ALAMEDDINE, NVIDIA

“STOP SETTLING® MINDSET AND MOVEMENT”
DANA LOOK-ARIMOTO, LEADERSHIP COACH

“DATA FACT CHECK”
POPPY MACDONALD, USAFACTS.ORG

“MOBILE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE THROUGH SMARTER COMMERCE”
BILL ZIEROLF, SYNIVERSE

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1:25 PM - 1:35 PM

“TECH UP YOUR FINANCES DURING COVID”

SALLIE KRAWCHECK, ELLEVEST

1:35 PM - 1:40 PM

“INNOVATING ON THE FLY: AGILITY IN THE NEXT NORMAL”

BELKIS VASQUEZ-MCCALL, MCKINSEY

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1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

TECH UP TALKS

POWER PITCHES OF NEW TECH INNOVATION & IDEAS

“CHAMPIONING CHANGE THROUGH DIGITAL ADVERTISING TECH”
CARLY CRITTENDEN, ORACLE

“THE ECONOMY OF SPACE”
KAY SEARS, LOCKHEED MARTIN

“A CAUTIONARY TALE: IF YOU'RE NOT THINKING OF YOUR PRODUCT AS PART OF AN ECOSYSTEM, YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG”
MICHELLE LUFT, FACTSET

“BLOCK CHAIN & CRYPTO TECHNOLOGIES DISRUPTORS IN THE NEW DIGITAL ECONOMY"
CAROLINA ABENANTE, NYIAX

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“ENTREPRENEUR & SMALL BUSINESS TECH UP RESOURCES”
ZOE BOGAN, KPMG & KATHY MURRAY, TECH UP

“DIVERSIFY YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN”
CAROLINE CODSI, WOMEN IN GOVERNANCE & JUDITH BATTY, GIRL SCOUTS OF THE US

“A SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH AND THE ROLE OF WEARABLES DURING COVID-19”
AMY MCDONOUGH, FITBIT HEALTH SOLUTIONS

“IT PAYS TO BE POSITIVE”
MEREDITH GUERRIERO, PINTEREST

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

A FIRESIDE CHAT

“AGILE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS”

MODERATOR: IVY HO, FINRA

PANELISTS:
WINNIE LI, MUFG
FRANCESCA DALLA-GIOVANNA, DEUTSCHE BANK
SHANNON PLATZ, SAP

2:45 PM - 2:55 PM

“DIVERSITY DRIVES INNOVATION”

CHRISTINE WARNER, FACEBOOK
SHARON BROGDON, BIGCOMMERCE
KATIE JURAN, ADOBE

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2:55 PM - 3:50 PM

TECH UP TALKS

POWER PITCHES OF NEW TECH INNOVATION & IDEAS

“CREATING A HEALTHIER & SMARTER BUILDING”
KANDICE COHEN, RASHA HASANEEN, TRANE TECHNOLOGIES

“PIVOT WITH INNOVATIONS & RESOURCES”
SANDRA DEMAREST, DEMAREST DIRECTIONS & JACQUELYN VILLENA, UBER

“3D PRINTING INNOVATIONS”
STEPHANIE DEPALMA, GENERAL ELECTRIC

“TECH UP BEAUTY - HOW AR AND AI CREATES NEW INNOVATIVE OPPORTUNITIES”
WAYNE LIU, PERFECT CORP & SOWMYA GOTTIPATI, ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES

“ENGINEERING CAREER PIVOTS”
POOJA MALPANI, BLOOMBERG & SHWETA PATIRA, LINKEDIN

“BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS FOR WOMEN IN TECH”
DR. JUDITH SPITZ, BREAK THROUGH TECH &

“PODCAST BUILDING FOR THOUGHT LEADERS”
MOLLY BECK, MESSY.FM

“BIG DATA - SMART TECH, SMART WOMEN, SMART ROI”
DR. WILLIAM COX, MANAGEMENT & EXCELLENCE GLOBAL INC

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3:50 PM - 4:00 PM

KEYNOTE

“HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS TRANSFORMED OUR LIVES AND HOW IT WILL AFFECT THE FUTURE”

DEBORA SPAR, AUTHOR: WORKMATE MARRY LOVE

CLOSING

Conference Ends AT 4:00 PM

*ALL PROGRAM SESSIONS WILL STAY UP ON OUR WEBSITE TO VIEW WITH YOUR TICKET THROUGH DECEMBER 31ST.

JOIN US AT THE VIRTUAL EXPO & RECRUITMENT FAIR, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2020

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

1:00 PM EDT TO 4:00 PM EDT

An opportunity to see a variety of new tech products, services and career & recruitment opportunities. See Products in Robotics, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, New Innovations, Coding Resources and more.

The Virtual Expo & Recruitment Fair will be on Wednesday, December 16th at 1:00 PM EDT to 4:00 PM EDT and stay up on our TECH UP FOR WOMEN website through January 2021

SAVE THE 2021 LIVE AND VIRTUAL DATES:

TECH UP FOR WOMEN – IFA BERLIN
SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 – BERLIN, GERMANY

TECH UP FOR WOMEN – CALIFORNIA
OCTOBER 26, 2021

TECH UP FOR WOMEN – NYC
NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER, NYC

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