October 6-8, 2014: Laguna Niguel, CA

2014 Final Agenda

Conference Tracks

Leadership

Sponsored by Deloitte

Global Challenges & Opportunities

Sponsored by Zurich Insurance Group

Growth & Innovation

Health & Society

Sponsored by Pfizer

Monday, October 6, 2014

10:00 AM REGISTRATION DESK OPENS

12:00 PM PRELIMINARY ACTIVITIES

Test drive a new Cadillac

Shiseido Treatments (by appointment)

1:00 PM PROGRAM TRACK NETWORKING LUNCH

Global Challenges and Opportunities—Managing through Global Instability
Leadership advice and insight from the front lines
Hosted by Zurich Insurance Group
Grace Lieblein, Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors
Denise Morrison,President and CEO, Campbell Soup Co.
Moderator: Nina Easton, Washington Columnist, Senior Editor, and Chair, MPW International, Fortune

Growth and Innovation—The Connected (Not Overconnected) Leader
Productivity tips from the pros. You can rule on social media without it ruling you
Wendy Clark, President, Sparkling Brands and Strategic Marketing, Coca-Cola North America
Camille Preston, Founder and CEO, AIM Leadership, Author , Rewired
Emily White, Chief Operating Officer, Snapchat
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor and Co-chair, MPW Summit and MPW Next Gen,Fortune

Health and Society—Dealing with Crisis
There are now more food crises due to political instability than climate events. And more global health crises than ever. How do we confront these new global challenges?
Hosted by Pfizer
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune; Executive Director, MPW/Live Content, Time Inc.

Leadership—Boards: Best Practices
Veteran directors from blue chip boards weigh in
Hosted by Deloitte
Gerri Elliott, Director, Whirlpool, Bed Bath & Beyond, Charlotte Russe
Gracia Martore, President and CEO, Gannett; Director, Associated Press, FM Global, and MeadWestvaco
Jackie Reses, Chief Development Officer, Yahoo; Director, Alibaba Group, iBuilding, MedVue Holdings, North American Membership Group, and Trend Technologies,
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Writer, Fortune

 

2:45 PM FINDING YOUR GENIUS

How to identify the moments of brilliance that lead to success—and replicate them to advance your career
Hosted by Gap International
Bridgette Heller, Executive Vice President and President, Consumer Care, Merck
Tamara Lundgren, President and CEO, Schnitzer Steel; Chairman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Pontish Yeramyan, Founder and CEO, Gap International
Moderator: Jennifer Reingold, Senior Editor and Co-chair, MPW Summit,  Fortune

4:00 PM THE NEW M&A

Inversions, spinoffs, activists and more: It’s a whole new world when it comes to M&A
Hosted by Citi
Heather Bresch, Chief Executive Officer, Mylan
Sue Decker, Trustee, Save the Children; Director, Berkshire Hathaway, Costco Wholesale, Intel
Susan Kilsby, Chairman, Shire; Director, BBA Aviation, Coca-Cola and Keurig Green Mountain
Moderator: Poppy Harlow, Correspondent, CNN

4:15 PM–5:45 PM MPW HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK MENTORING

High school students from military families share their aspirations and seek advice from select Fortune MPW

CONVERSATION: BEHIND THE SCENES AT FACEBOOK—WHAT IT’S REALLY LIKE TO WORK THERE
It’s a lot of work and a lot of fun—a top exec describes her day to day life
Carolyn Everson, Vice President, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
Interviewer: Colleen Leahey, Manager, Most Powerful Women, Fortune

5:30 PM FORTUNE MOST PROMISING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS RECEPTION

Hosted by Care.com and United Therapeutics
(By invitation only)

5:30 PM MPW SUMMIT NEWCOMER MEET AND GREET

Hosted by Herman Miller
(By invitation only)

6:00 PM–7:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION

7:00 PM–9:30 PM GALA DINNER AND PERFORMANCE

Including a celebration of future leaders and the women who empower them, featuring the MPW High School Mentees

CONVERSATION: TRANSFORMING BUSINESSES
Lessons in reinvention from the chief who built eBay and is revamping HP
Meg Whitman, Chairman, President and CEO, Hewlett-Packard
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

6:00 AM EARLY MORNING ACTIVITY

Tracy Anderson, Fitness Expert and Creator, The Tracy Anderson Method

6:30 AM SOLUTIONS DESK OPENS

7:00 AM–8:00 AM PROGRAM TRACK BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES

Global Challenges and Opportunities—Confronting Cyber Threats
How to plan for an attack that could take down your company—and you
Hosted by Zurich Insurance Group
Sondra Barbour, Executive Vice President, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Lockheed Martin
Jamie Miller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, GE
Denise Wood, Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, and Chief IT Risk Officer, FedEx
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune

Growth and Innovation—Innovating Small, Medium and Large
How to scale your innovation—the size may be different, but the challenges often are not
Joanne Bradford, Head of Partnerships, Pinterest
Beth Comstock, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, GE
Lynn Jurich, Co-founder and CEO, Sunrun
Moderator: Poppy Harlow, Correspondent, CNN

Health and Society—The C-Suite Dilemma: When Value and Values Collide
Doing the best for the public good and your shareholders. Does a perfect choice exist?
Hosted by Pfizer
Susan Cameron, President and CEO, Reynolds American
Cathy Coughlin, Senior Executive Vice President and Global Marketing Officer, AT&T Inc.
Helena Foulkes, President, CVS/pharmacy; Executive Vice President, CVS Health
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

Leadership—Persuasion and Negotiation
Getting the outcome you want—in pay, perks…or a Supreme Court ruling
Hosted by Deloitte
Victoria Medvec, Executive Director, Center for Executive Women, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Christine Smith, Regional Managing Principal, Managing Principal Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion, Deloitte, LLP
Moderator: Jean Chatzky, Financial Editor, NBC’s TODAY Show; Contibuting Columnist, Fortune

7:50 AM SWITCH BREAK

8:05 AM THE BIG GET-TO-KNOW-YOU

Welcome by Pattie Sellers, Fortune

8:55 AM THE EDITOR’S WELCOME

Alan Murray, Editor, Fortune

9:00 AM HONORING GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS

The Goldman Sachs and Fortune Global Women Leaders Award
Gircilene Gilca de Castro, Founder, Alimex Soluções em Alimentação Ltda., Brazil
Rehmah Kasule, Founder and President, CEDA International, Uganda
Gary Cohn, President and COO, The Goldman Sachs Group

9:15 AM CONVERSATION: THE ORACLE SPEAKS

The annual Fortune MPW interview with the world’s most successful investor
Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
Interviewer: Carol Loomis, Retired Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune

9:55 AM CONVERSATION: NEED FOR SPEED

How do you make a 430,000-person organization move fast? Big Blue’s CEO shares her tips (rule #1: Don’t protect the past.)
Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer, and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen Summit, Fortune

10:20 AM CONVERSATION: THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY

The Estée Lauder executive and director opens up about beauty, business and her career
Jane Lauder, Global Brand President, Clinique
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

10:35 AM REFRESHMENT AND SWITCH BREAK

10:55 AM PROGRAM TRACK CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Global Challenges and Opportunities—Today’s Treacherous Outlook
Navigating new financial and geopolitical hot spots
Hosted by Zurich Insurance Group
Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Chief Executive Officer of International Capital Strategies and Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Mary Erdoes, Chief Executive Officer, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America Foundation
Mona Sutphen, Partner, Macro Advisory Partners
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune

Growth and Innovation—Tech Trends That Wow
What’s hot? What’s next? Five experts weigh in
Julia Hartz, Co-founder and President, Eventbrite
Renée James, President, Intel
Claire Hughes Johnson, Vice President, Self-Driving Cars, Google [X]
Mary Meeker Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Bridget van Kralingen, Senior Vice President, Global Business Services, IBM
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

Health and Society—The New, Smart, Superconnected Healthcare Consumer
Two experts on transforming healthcare and curing disease share their insights and know-how
Hosted by Pfizer
Kathy Giusti,Founder and CEO, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Anne Wojcicki, Co-founder and CEO, 23andMe
Moderator: Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc

Leadership—Connecting with the New Emerging Workforce
Motivating and inspiring workers, from millennials to retirees
Hosted by Deloitte
Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments
Wendy Kopp, Co-founder and CEO, Teach For All; Founder and Chair, Teach For America
Gisel Ruiz, Executive Vice President and COO, Walmart U.S., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Moderator: Jennifer Reingold, Fortune

11:45 AM SWITCH BREAK

11:55 AM CONVERSATION: HAPPINESS AND HEALTH

The Academy Award-winning actress talks about her career and her calling: mental health programs for kids around the world
Goldie Hawn, Founder, The Hawn Foundation
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

12:10 PM INTRODUCING THE MPW INSIDER NETWORK

Pattie Sellers, Fortune

12:15 PM CONVERSATION: INSIDE THE DNA REVOLUTION

A conversation about biology, technology and the future of disease prevention
Anne Wojcicki, Co-founder and CEO, 23andMe
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

12:30 PM CONVERSATION

America’s new CTO talks about making the leap from Google to the White House — how she landed the big job and what she plans to do in it
Megan Smith, United States Chief Technology Officer
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

12:45 PM SWITCH BREAK

1:00 PM–2:15 PM LUNCH

Hosted by Guardian

2:15 PM SWITCH BREAK

2:30 PM CONVERSATION

Rebuilding a life—and fulfilling a larger purpose
Gabrielle Giffords, Former U.S. Representative; U.S. House of Representatives; Co-founder, Americans for Responsible Solutions
Claudia Kelly, Stepdaughter of Gabrielle Giffords
Hayley Zachary, Executive Director, Americans for Responsible Solutions
Moderator: Jaimee Rose, Freelance Journalist; Former Reporter, The Arizona Republic/Pulitzer Prize Finalist

2:45 PM CONVERSATION: BIG PLANS

Google’s top women exec talks about scaling businesses, changing jobs and doing it all at once
Susan Wojcicki,Chief Executive Officer, YouTube
Interviewer: Jennifer Reingold, Fortune

3:00 PM CONVERSATION: GETTING TO “LIKE”

Facebook’s COO on how the best marketers socially engage
Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

3:10 PM CONVERSATION: SHE REPORTS, YOU DECIDE

How a trailblazing anchor found her path to success—and earned respect across the political divide
Megyn Kelly, Anchor, The Kelly File, Fox News Channel
Interviewer: Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook

3:25 PM THE WORLD, AS WE SEE IT

Experts on the global economy assess critical dangers, challenges and opportunities
Wei Sun Christianson, Co-CEO, Asia Pacific, Morgan Stanley
Diana Farrell, President and CEO, JPMorgan Chase Institute
Jane Fraser, CEO, U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking and CitiMortgages
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune

3:45 PM CONVERSATION: LEADING CHANGE—THROUGH GLOBAL STORMS AND BAD WEATHER

The ADM CEO talks change, a corporate move to the big city and continued success in the face of challenges
Pat Woertz, Chairman and CEO, Archer Daniels Midland
Interviewer: Jennifer Reingold, Fortune

4:00 PM CONVERSATION: LEADING IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The Oscar-winning actress and entrepreneur talks about building a career online and on screen
Gwyneth Paltrow, Actress; Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Goop, Inc.
Interviewer: Kristin van Ogtrop, Editor, Real Simple

4:15 PM FREE TIME AND ACTIVITIES

Test drive a new Cadillac
Shiseido Treatments (by appointment)

4:45 PM PROFESSIONAL SECRETS—WINE TASTING WITH THE MASTERS

Meet Napa’s top female vintners and perfect your wine-pairing expertise
Hosted by A Woman’s Palate

6:15 PM–9:30 PM RECEPTION AND DINNER

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

6:15 AM EARLY MORNING ACTIVITY

Tracy Anderson, Fitness Expert and Creator, The Tracy Anderson Method

7:00 AM SOLUTIONS DESK OPENS

7:30 AM BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES 


Lessons in Leadership and Performance
In the corner office and on the court, the rules are often the same. How do you get the needed edge and endurance to beat the competition?
Hosted by Herman Miller
Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky,Women’s National Basketball Association
Billie Jean King, Co-founder, World Team Tennis; President, Billie Jean King Enterprises, Inc.
Debra Sandler, Chief Health and Wellbeing Officer, Mars, Inc.
Judy Smith, Crisis Management Expert, Smith & Company
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

The Talent Pipeline
Recruiting and retaining the star performers is harder than ever
Hosted by Heidrick & Struggles 
Edith Cooper, Global Head, Human Capital Management, The Goldman Sachs Group
Anne Lim O’Brien, Vice Chairman and Partner, Global CEO & Board of Directors and Consumer, Markets Practices, Heidrick & Struggles
Susan Peters, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, GE
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Fortune

8:20 AM SWITCH BREAK

8:35 AM WELCOME BACK

8:40 AM CONVERSATION: GLOBAL GOOD

The world’s leading philanthropist talks about redirecting her passion and purpose
Melinda Gates, Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

9:05 AM CONVERSATION: NEW BLOOD

The extraordinary entrepreneur on Fortune’s June cover explains her mission and opportunity ahead
Elizabeth Holmes, Founder and CEO, Theranos
Interviewer: Michal-Lev Ram, Fortune

9:25 AM CONVERSATION: ENERGY’S CHALLENGES

The CEO of America’s largest utility talks about leadership, our energy future and managing the country’s largest electric power company
Lynn Good, President, CEO, and Vice Chair, Duke Energy
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

9:40 AM SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS—THE GENERATIONAL DIVIDE

TIME and Real Simple editors share survey findings—and business experts cite why it matters to MPW leaders
Lori Goler, Vice President, People, Facebook
Susan Peters, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, GE
Kristin van Ogtrop, Editor, Real Simple
Moderator: Nancy Gibbs, Editor, TIME

10:00 AM SCALING YOUR COMPANY

Three star entrepreneurs on the challenges, lessons, and rewards in taking their businesses to the next level
Susan Coelius Keplinger, Co-founder and President, Triggit
Debbie Sterling, Founder and CEO, GoldieBlox
Shunee Yee, Founder, President and CEO, CSOFT International
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

10:20 AM CONVERSATION: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

A conversation with the secretary of commerce about how she approaches her job as America’s top CEO
Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce
Interviewer: Nina EastonFortune

10:40 AM CONVERSATION: IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT

The CEO with the toughest job in corporate America talks about leading through crisis and overhauling a culture
Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer, General Motors
Interviewer: Alan Murray, Fortune

11:05 AM CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURN