Summary of 2018 Events
The 2018 Women|Future Conference was held in conjunction with the 15th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business awards dinner on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Sheraton Times Square New York City Hotel.
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7:00am - 7:45am
Registration and Continental Breakfast with Informal Networking
7:45am - 9:00am
General Session: Top Technology & Business Trends and Their Implications for Working Women
This moderated session will feature a panel of experts in the top business and technology trends of today, including artificial intelligence, robotics and automation, cybersecurity, and cryptocurrency, discussing how working women should be preparing for the impact of these trends on their businesses and careers. You don't need to understand these topics to know that they're going to have a profound impact on every job, in every industry. Our panel of experts will offer advice about how you should prepare for their impact on you, your job, and your industry.
9:00am - 9:15am
9:15am - 10:00am
Structured Networking Session I
In this session you will have the opportunity to meet and engage with many like-minded professional women in a structured setting. When you register for the conference, we will ask you to select three topics that interest you the most. We will then assign you to one of the three topics you picked for this session. Each group will be led by a Networking Leader. The topics we chose for this session are all considered significant areas of focus in today's business environment and will continue to evolve into the future. The list of topics are (in alphabetical order) Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Cryptocurrency, Cyber Security, Diversity in the Workplace, Funding Options for Women, Open Networking, and Promoting Change in the Workplace for Women.
10:00am - 10:15am
Break and Informal Networking
10:15am - 11:00am
Structured Networking Session II
In this session you will be assigned to a second topic from the three you chose upon registering for the conference. Please refer above to the first Structured Networking Session that will be held from 9:15 am to 10 am for a complete description of this session.
11:15am - 12:15pm
Case Studies I - Past Stevie® Award Winners & This Year's Nominees
You will have the opportunity to participate in two of the following four engaging discussions that will be case studies from past winners of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and this year's nominees. The presentations will include moderated interviews with the winners, with plenty of time to address your questions.
Best Entrepreneur-Services Business | Presenter: Jessica Rovello, Arkadium | Moderator - LeTonya Moore, JD, 360 Brand Protection Strategies
Female Executive of the Year | Presenter: Liz Carisone, GroundLink | Moderator: Waajida Small, PhD, Capital Conscious U
12:15pm - 12:30pm
Break and Informal Networking
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Case Studies - Past Stevie® Award Winners & This Year's Nominees
The same presentations from earlier will be repeated so that you have an opportunity to attend another one of the engaging discussions that is of interest to you.
End of Event