Thursday 19 May
08.00 Registration opens with networking tea & coffee
08.45 Plenary room doors open
09.00 Opening Ceremony: Leading the Way – Creating a thriving future
09.45 Plenary: The Global Picture
What’s going on? What are the possibilities and the new trends which lie ahead?
Let’s discuss the context in which we are working, the trends which lie ahead and how we can prepare for the future. What are some of the economic, political and social global trends happening in the world today? Where is Japan in this context? What is the situation of women in Japan? What about the men? What are some of the other realities? And, what can be learnt from them? How can leaders, women and men, learn to see the possibilities, expand them and start leading the way?
Anita Pratap, Indian, Journalist and Author
Bob Waisfisz, Dutch, Managing Partner, The Hofstede Centre, Founder, itim International
William H. Saito, Japanese, Special Advisor, Cabinet Office Government of Japan new!
11.00 Networking Tea & Coffee
11.30 Plenary: The Future Company
Which companies are leading the way? How are companies leading the way with high values, inclusion and integrity? Which are the companies we want to run, work for and buy from? What will the company of the future look like? How are these companies creating inclusive and sustainable business cultures while embracing women, diversity, the environment and healthy work-life balance opportunities? Which are the strategies, programs and/or initiatives that can be used to create this conscious culture? How are women impacting society, business models and bottom lines?
Tiziana Alamprese, Italian, Marketing Director, Fiat Chrysler Japan, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Elizabeth Handover, British, Asia Partner, Lumina Learning
Renne Traicova, Bulgarian, Co-Founder and CEO, Initiative for Social Empowerment (ISE) new!
Kaori Negoro, Japanese, Head of Marketing, Google at Work, JAPC new!
13.00 Networking Lunch
14.00 Breakout Sessions/Interactive Workshops new!
This is a time for you to re-evaluate your career and prepare to lead the way where you are most needed. There a number of parallel sessions including the highly acclaimed corporate forum.
1. Corporate Forum on Diversity & Inclusion.
Chika Sato, Japanese, HR Director, Microsoft Japan
Zane Zabahlen, American, HR Leader, IBM
2. Achieve Success with Emotional Intelligence. By Ginger Griggs, American, President, ASC Leader
3. Silence the critic! Lead with confidence. By Mary-Anne Jorgensen, American, Director & Lead Facilitator, MAJ Global
4. Empowering Women Leaders. By Kyla Mitsunaga, American, Assistant Professor, College English Department at Yonsei Universtiy
15.30 Networking Tea & Coffee
16.00 Plenary: Women with Vision & The Future Career
How are women leading the way? How can we accelerate our impact? Gain insight into the exceptional journeys of pioneers, career moves, transitions and navigating in a constantly changing environment.
Chika Miyamori, Japanese, Managing Director, ITIM Japan
Daphne Choi, Canadian, Human Resources Business Partner – NAPIM Commercial Unit (Japan, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Pacific Islands), Asia Pacific Region, PepsiCo
Helena Phua, Malaysian, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, International New York Times
17.15 Closing Plenary: Realizing You
How we can realize our own full potential as we contribute to evolving our work and world into places that benefit everyone? We ask how to find clarity, enthusiasm, commitment and care, while giving and receiving support along the way. We explore the power in being connected to others, yourself and the divine. We find space to envision a future where we all thrive.
Renne Traicova, Bulgarian, Co-Founder and CEO, Initiative for Social Empowerment (ISE)
18.30 End of Plenary
19.00 Dinner with outstanding networking possibilities
21.30 Dinner ends
Friday 20 March
8.30 Networking Tea and Coffee
9.00 Plenary: Leading the way, networking, mentoring and a global mind-set
The morning will start with WIN’s classic networking with purpose and passion workshop which will be followed by an interactive and dynamic session on how to balance and strengthen our energies and master our life. We will mobilize the resources in the group and learn the importance of mentoring. Let’s share and learn how to better connect and mobilize ideas and resources in a way that accelerates careers, projects and society. Let’s become clear about some of our ideal dreams for the world, work and selves. We will also look at how we can learn to operate with grace across the globe.
11.00 Breakout Sessions/Interactive Workshops
This is a time for you to re-evaluate your career and prepare to lead the way where you are most needed.
12.30 Closing Plenary
o Optional post conference workshop or sight-seeing
o Optional post conference lunch