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Day 1

Registration and Light Breakfast

Chairperson Overview


Kelly Courtney President Pipeline Management, Managing Director- WomenAchieve The Achieve Institute

Corporate & Brand Social Strategy - The Power Earned Influencer Peer to Peer Networks

Cause-driven social networks unite women around the world. This practical demonstration will show how a collaboration between a leading #WomensEconomy Professor, a social media brand builder, and a major multinational corporation is driving global change. Case History: #PowerShiftForum The Annual Oxford Forum for Women in the World Economy.

Donnetta Campbell Founder, Principal, and Lead Architect TheSocialArchitects

Keynote Presentation featuring Innovation by Design


Dr. L. Miguel Encarnação Professor of Computer Science University of Iowa

Morning Coffee Break

Strategic Plan: The Superbowl for Strategic Planners

As strategic planners, we want strategic plans and financial targets that stretch teams, but are achievable. One of the most difficult roles of a strategist is knowing when to challenge teams and when to advocate for them. We help people see the possibilities and provide an objective point of view on the probability of success. To succeed, we need to go back to the fundamentals. All leaders want to have an impact on the outcome. Let’s support them in that goal.

Alex Henderson Sr. Director, Investment Finance Mattel

Strategy + Execution = Innovation Success

Delivering innovative products to market requires a thoughtful plan that connects strategy and execution, ensuring the right resources with the right skills are available at the right time. But how do companies pick the RIGHT initiatives to achieve the organization’s strategic objectives? How do they balance breakthrough versus incremental projects in the pipeline? Short-term versus long-term growth? And how do they determine if they are “on track” to deliver success? Join Innovation Evangelist Carrie Nauyalis for this engaging session that will provide: · Insight on the critical importance of defining and communicating the corporate strategy to ensure alignment of all work execution · The key ingredients and components required to connect strategy and execution in your organization · Best practices that will help you avoid some of the common pitfalls when balancing your innovation portfolio

Carrie Nauyalis NPD Solution Evangelist Planview

Habits of Highly Effective Strategy Teams: Choosing Projects, Engaging Partners, and Getting Results

As a strategist, how are you able to ensure your creative ideas are aligning with the goals of the organization? One of the biggest roles of the strategist is to ensure cross-functionality of an idea and successfully transition over to operations for implementation. This talk will explore step-by-step how the process is done.

David Stadler Director, Corporate Strategy CityMD


Creating an Innovation Culture

Large organizations have problems creating an innovation culture. They've built up their values, beliefs and behaviours in times that the organization was doing great. They've created processes and policies that allowed them to grow fast in a stable environment, but now that environment is not that stable anymore. Whether it is fintechs threatening banks and insurance companies, or sharing platforms threatening hotels and taxis, large organisations have to react and adapt their culture to allow for innovation.This roundtable discusses innovation culture:- Why do we need an innovation culture?- What is an innovation culture?- How can we change a culture?

Dr. Han Gerrits Partner, Global Product Lead Innovation Factory KPMG Innovation

Refreshing Strategic Ideas to Accelerate Performance Across an Organization

Andrea Mancuso Director, Innovation & Strategy Pfizer

Afternoon Coffee Break

Vertical Integration as a Strategic Advantage

Fireside Chat featuring Warby Parker and Ann Inc. Bill Wells- Director, Strategic Planning at Warby ParkerMili Seoni- Director, Strategic Planning Ann Inc.

Bill Wells Director, Strategic Planning Warby Parker

Networking Drinks

Day 2

Registration & Light Breakfast

Chairperson Overview

Daniel Korschun Stephen Cozen Research Scholar in Marketing, Associate Professor Drexel University's LeBow College of Business

Strategic Plans as a portfolio of evolving experiments: embedding innovation in international development organizations

Benjamin Kumpf Innovation Facility Lead, United Nations Development Programme

Benjamin Kumpf UNDP Innovation Lead United Nations Development Programme

Culture with Strategy: The Way Forward

Imagine that your business operates with over 100,000 employees in over 125 countries, and your customers can be found literally worldwide. Then imagine a goal to be customer-centric and Agile across the board. This clearly describes a scenario which many global companies are facing which holds both challenges and opportunities. This scenario describes United Health Group! We are a leading Healthcare company worldwide with a mission to help people live healthier lives! We have an unique challenge to organize healthcare resources to best serve the market, enable interactions at enormous scale and complexity, manage, analyze and translate data into actionable information. Not all organizations are as big as UHG, but with globalization, the challenges companies face is similar. Join us in this session to learn this industry leader’s strategy to enable the mission!

Radhika Murudeshwar Director DataLake Data Strategy United Healthcare Group

Compete to Win with More Effective Business Planning: From Enterprise Strategy to Tactical Action Plans

This presentation will cover the business planning process developed and employed at Betteridge. The process is unique in that it cascades true strategy development into operational plans. We'll cover our "business plan cascade" model, how to align the organization around key strategic choices, performance goals, key initiatives, etc.  We'll cover the process, and then leverage a case study from Betteridge to demonstrate its effectiveness. Sound like a plan?

Nick Fischer CFO Betteridge

Morning Coffee Break

Reimagining Your Strategy for the Long-Term

Whenever possible, make changes from a position of strength.  Recently Pramerica, Prudential's global captive headquartered in Ireland, determined it needed to stand up a strategy practice to help Prudential continue to capitalize on the opportunity and promise of our increasingly customer-centric and digitized world.  Changing from strength or crisis, regardless, when you roll up the sleeves to design and build a practice, and deliver an executable strategy, you’re quickly reminded of what truly matters: Clarity of Purpose (write it down, test it, revise it); Clarity of Place (your company/department/division in the broader ecosystem), and Connection (of people to both the mission and each other).

Chris Kellem Director of Strategy & Planning Prudential Financial

Keynote Presentation featuring Ringleader Ventures

Scott Ham Industry Director Ringleader Ventures

The Digital Disruption of New Media and its Impact on the Legal Landscape

Over the past ten years, several forms of new media platforms emerged and changed the nature in which people communicate and consume content, but more specifically, there is more diversity in how consumers can disseminate intellectual property. This introduction of technology has created challenges for safeguarding content. Kaine Hampton will discuss these items as well as points made in his two publications. At the Crossroads: The Intersection of Synchronization Licensing and Musician AdvocacyTrending Topic: An Effective Analysis to Determine Employer Ownership of Social Media Accounts

Kaine Hampton Counsel Viacom


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