October 9-11, 2017: Washington, D.C.

2017 Agenda

Monday, October 9, 2017

10:30 AM REGISTRATION DESK OPENS

12:00 PM PRELIMINARY ACTIVITIES

2:00 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Digital CMOs are redefining marketing and finding the new ways to mine value in an ever-expanding universe of opportunities and traps.
Leadership Track, hosted by Deloitte
Joanne Bradford, Chief Marketing Officer, SoFi
Kristin Lemkau, Chief Marketing Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Alison Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Michelle Peluso, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, IBM
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune
Introduction by: Diana O’Brien, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte LLP

INNOVATING IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD
Where are the most valuable opportunities and perilous pitfalls for companies seeking to grow in an unpredictable global environment?
Growth and Innovation Track hosted by Insigniam
Jane Fraser, CEO, Latin America, Citigroup
Julie Larson-Green, Chief Experience Officer, Microsoft
Yoky Matsuoka, CTO, Nest and co-founder, Google X
Jeannine Sargent, President of Innovation & New Ventures, Flex
Julie Sweet, CEO North America, Accenture
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Executive Director, Fortune MPW Summits and Live Content, Time Inc.
Introduction: Shideh Sedgh Bina, Founding Partner, Insigniam

NAVIGATING GEOPOLITICAL HOT SPOTS
Experts weigh in on global global, political, and economic hot spots.
Global Challenges and Opportunities Track
Kelly Ayotte, Former U.S. Senator
Tina Fordham, Chief Global Political Analyst, Citi
Susan Schwab, Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; Director, Boeing, Caterpillar, FedEx, and Marriott; Strategic Adviser, Mayer Brown
Josette Sheeran, President and CEO, The Asia Society
Moderator: Nina Easton, Chair, MPW International and Co-chair, Global Forum, Fortune

BUSINESS BUILDERS
Navigating risk and competition to invest for growth — how do the smartest business builders innovate and drive value?
Hosted by TPG
Julia Hartz, Co-founder and CEO, Eventbrite
Sarah Kauss, Founder and CEO, S’well Bottle
Mariam Naficy
, Founder and CEO, Minted
Gregg Renfrew, Founder and CEO, Beautycounter
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Summit and Brainstorm TECH, Fortune
Introduction: Greta Guggenheim, Firm Partner and CEO, TPG Real Estate Finance Trust

3:00 PM FREE TIME AND SPONSORED ACTIVITIES

4:00 PM SPECIAL SESSIONS

MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE
Hosted by Royal Bank of Canada
Adena Friedman, Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq
Cathy R. Smith, Executive Vice President and CFO, Target
Moderator: Alexis Glick, Former Media Personality and Wall Street executive; CEO, GENYOUth
Introduction: Patti Shugart, Managing Director and Global Head, Corporate Banking & Global Credit, RBC Capital Markets
Closing: Michal Katz, Managing Director and Co-head, Technology Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets

BUILDING THE RIGHT WORKPLACE FOR THE FUTURE
Hosted by Guardian
Jewel, Singer, entrepreneur, and mindfulness expert, Jewel Inc.
Victoria Mars, Director and Former Chairman, Mars
Deanna Mulligan, President and CEO, Guardian
Ardine Williams, Vice President, People Operations, Worldwide Operations, Amazon.com
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune

5:00 PM–6:00 PM THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Hosted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women
Graduates of 10,000 Women and 10,000 Small Businesses will join leaders in the women’s economic empowerment space for a discussion on the rise of entrepreneurship as a key driver of growth and impact around the world.
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Senior Editor at Large and Co-chair, MPW Summit, Fortune

5:30 PM MPW SUMMIT NEWCOMER MEET AND GREET

Hosted by Herman Miller
For new participants only

6:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION

7:00 PM GALA DINNER AND CONVERSATION

WELCOME
Pattie Sellers
, Executive Director, Fortune MPW Summits and Live Content, Time Inc.
Clifton Leaf, Editor-in-Chief, Fortune

REMARKS
Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator from Minnesota

WORKING WITH WASHINGTON ON THE FUTURE OF WORK
Cathy Engelbert, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte
Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin
Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, The White House
Moderator: Nina Easton, Chair, MPW International and Co-chair, Global Forum, Fortune

CONCLUSION
Pattie Sellers, Fortune

9:15 PM NIGHTCAP

Hosted by Salesforce

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

6:30 AM SOLUTIONS DESK OPENS

7:00 AM MPW PROGRAM TRACK BREAKFAST CONCURRENT SESSIONS

CRISIS AND RESILIENCE
How to recover from crisis, find teachable moments, and tap opportunity
Leadership Track, hosted by Deloitte
Liane Hornsey, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Uber
Mary Civiello, President, Civiello Communications Group
Mary Mack, Senior Executive Vice President and Head, Community Banking, Wells Fargo & Co.
Additional speakers to be announced
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Senior Editor at Large; Co-chair, MPW Summit, Fortune

LEADING TRANSFORMATION
How to pivot and lead when the ground beneath you is shifting
Growth and Innovation Track hosted by Insigniam
Shideh Sedgh Bina, Founding Partner, Insigniam
Mary Dillon, CEO, Ulta
Shira Goodman, CEO, Staples
Margaret Keane, CEO, Synchrony Financial
Christa Quarles, CEO, OpenTable
Moderator: Susie Gharib, Anchor and Senior Special Correspondent, Fortune

THE NEW RULES OF INCLUSION AND EQUALITY
Rethinking the routes to equality in the workplace
Ideas That Change the World Track hosted by Salesforce
Jess Lee, Partner, Investments, Sequoia Capital
Cindy Robbins, President and Chief People Officer, salesforce.com
Sandra Phillips Rogers, Group Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Toyota Motor North America
Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code
Moderator: Ellen McGirt, Senior Editor, Fortune

CYBERSECURITY: DECONSTRUCTING THREATS
How to be prepared before a threat strikes
Global Challenges and Opportunities Track
Valerie Abend, Managing Director, Accenture Security, Financial Services, North America, Accenture
Edna Conway, Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, Cisco
Lauren Penneys, Business Development, Palantir
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Summit and Brainstorm TECH, Fortune

7:50 AM SWITCH BREAK

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

9:00 AM HONORING GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS

David M. Solomon, President and Co-COO, Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs/Fortune Global Women Leaders Award Winners
Ana Fontes of Brazil, Founder, Rede Mulher Empreendedora
Maria Pacheco of Guatemala, President, Wakami Global
Hema Vallabh of South Africa, Co-founder, WomEng  and WomHub
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Executive Director, Fortune MPW Summits and Live Content, Time Inc.

9:15 AM LEADING THROUGH DISRUPTION

Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

9:35 AM THRIVE-ING AND DRIVING CHANGE

Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO, Thrive Global
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

9:55 AM THE SEARCH FOR A CURE

Ann Romney, Global Ambassador of the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

10:15 AM MAKING SENSE OF TODAY’S GEOPOLITICS

Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

10:30 AM REFRESHMENT AND SWITCH BREAK

11:00 AM MPW PROGRAM TRACK CONCURRENT SESSIONS

BOARDS
Boardroom pros share lessons in building strong boards, picking talent, and sparring with activists.
Leadership Track, hosted by Deloitte
Shelley Broader, President and CEO, Chico’s FAS; Director, Chico’s and Raymond James Financial
Ann Fudge, Former Chairman and CEO, Young & Rubicam Brands; Director, Northrop Grumman, Novartis, Unilever
Pat Russo, Chairman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Director, General Motors, Arconic, Merck, and KKR
Katie Jacobs Stanton, Chief Marketing Officer, Color Genomics; Board Member, Vivendi and Time Inc.
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune
Introduction: Janet Foutty, Chairman and CEO, Deloitte Consulting LLP

THE DISRUPTORS AND THE DISRUPTED
Nimble startups can change industries. Age-old giants turn on a dime—or not. Lessons from both sides of disruption
Growth and Innovation Track hosted by Insigniam
Jennifer Berrent, Chief Operating Officer, WeWork
Margo Georgiadis, Chief Executive Officer, Mattel
Moj Mahdara, Chief Executive Officer, Beautycon Media
Denise Morrison, President and CEO, Campbell Soup Co.
Moderator: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

THE FIXERS
How business moves forward—with or without the help of Washington—to address today’s most critical societal issues
Ideas That Change the World Track hosted by Salesforce
Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman, Bank of America
Helena Foulkes, Executive Vice President, CVS Health; President, CVS Pharmacy
Jeanne Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, MSP Capital
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune
Introduction: Amy Weaver, President, Legal and General Counsel, Salesforce

CATALYSTS FOR CHANGE
How to drive change and move smartly into new businesses
Global Challenges and Opportunities Track
Wendy Clark, President and CEO, DDB North America
Stacey Cunningham, COO, NYSE
Bridget van Kralingen, Senior Vice President, Industry Platforms, IBM
Additional speakers to be announced
Moderator: Beth Kowitt, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen, Fortune

11:45 AM SWITCH BREAK

12:00 PM DRIVING AHEAD

 Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

12:20 PM FASHIONING A LEGACY

Diane von Furstenberg, Founder and Co-chairman, DVF Studio
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

12:35 PM FINDING HER VOICE, SAVING HER SOUL

Jewel
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

12:50 PM SWITCH BREAK

1:00 PM LUNCH

2:20 PM SWITCH BREAK

2:30 PM BREAKING NEW GROUND

Geisha Williams, CEO and President, PG&E Corp.
Interviewer: Poppy Harlow, Host, Boss Files with Poppy Harlow Podcast; Anchor, CNN Newsroom, CNN

2:45 PM COMBAT, CULTURE, AND CONQUERING SECURITY THREATS

Dr. Heather Wilson, 24th Secretary, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of the Air Force
Interviewer: Judy Woodruff, Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour

3:00 PM FORGING MEDIA’S FUTURE

Marni Walden, Executive Vice President and President-Global Media, Verizon
 Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

3:10 PM THE BLACK CEILING

Ann-Marie Campbell, Executive Vice President U.S. Stores, The Home Depot, Inc.
Thasunda Duckett, CEO, Consumer Banking, JP Morgan Chase
Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments
Moderator: Ellen McGirt, Fortune

3:30 PM PERFORMANCE

Jewel

4:00 PM PROGRAM CLOSE

4:00 PM FREE-TIME AND SPONSOR ACTIVITIES

4:15 PM MPW HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK MENTORING

Hosted by Johnson & Johnson, supported by Heidrick & Struggles
Marne Levine, Chief Operating Officer, Instagram
Interviewer: Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments
Remarks: Nefertiti Greene, Vice President, Global Platform Leader, Wound Closure and Repair, Ethicon, Inc. – A Johnson and Johnson Medical Device Company
Remarks: Anne Lim O’Brien, Vice Chairman, CEO and Board of Directors Practice, Heidrick & Struggles

6:30 PM RECEPTION

Hosted by NYSE

7:30 PM GALA DINNER, EVENING PROGRAM AND KEYNOTE CONVERSATION

Welcome: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune
Remarks: Stephanie Stebich, Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Welcome: Rich Battista, President and CEO, Time Inc.

Dinner and Program
The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Time Inc.

Introduction and Celebration of the MPW High School Mentees
Emcee: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune
Remarks:
Nefertiti Greene, Vice President, Global Platform Leader, Wound Closure and Repair, Ethicon, Inc. – A Johnson and Johnson Medical Device Company
Bonnie Gwin, Vice Chairman & Managing Partner, Board of Directors Practice, Heidrick & Struggles

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7:00 AM SOLUTIONS DESK OPENS

7:30 AM MPW BREAKFAST CONCURRENT SESSIONS

BOARDS AND CULTURE
How boards can impact a company’s workplace—and performance
Hosted by Heidrick & Struggles
Jan Fields, Director, Chico’s; Director, Monsanto Co.
Bonnie Gwin, Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Board of Directors Practice, Heidrick & Struggles
Neelie Kroes, Advisor, Bank of America and Uber; Director, Salesforce
Tracey Travis, Executive Vice President and CFO, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.; Director, Accenture plc., Campbell Soup Company, the Lincoln Center Theater, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business
Moderator: Maithreyi Seetharaman, Anchor and Executive Editor, Euronews; Co-chair, MPW International Summit, Fortune

THE POWER OF PUSHING YOUR LIMITS
Moving the drive to compete from the mat to the office
Hosted by Herman Miller
Amelia Boone, Professional Athlete and Legal Counsel, Apple
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE
Moderator: Kristen Bellstrom, Deputy Digital Editor, The Broadsheet and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen, Fortune
Introduction: Karen Stratton, Vice President, Area Sales, Herman Miller

MAKING INNOVATION WORK
From inspiration to execution, how to take big ideas to the front lines
Hosted by Insigniam
Stacey Boyd, Chief Executive Officer, Olivela; Founder and CEO, Schoola
Debbie Dingell, Congresswoman, 12th District, State of Michigan, United States House of Representatives
Varsha Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Clover Health
Moderator: Lizzie O’Leary, Host, American Public Media (APM)’s Marketplace

8:20 AM SWITCH BREAK

8:35 AM WELCOME BACK

8:40 AM GUN CONTROL: PERSONAL CRUSADES FOR CHANGE

Debbie Dingell, Congresswoman, 12th District, State of Michigan, United States House of Representatives
Carolyn Everson
Moderator: Nina Easton, Fortune

8:55 AM DEFENSE AND SPACE: THE BIRD’S EYE VIEW

Leanne Caret, Executive Vice President, Boeing; President and CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

9:10 AM WRESTLING WITH GROWTH

Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE
Interviewer: Maggie Gray, Lead Anchor, SI.com, Sports Illustrated 

9:25 AM COURAGE, EQUALITY, AND BATTLE OF THE SEXES

Billie Jean King, Founder, Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative; Co-founder, World TeamTennis
Interviewers: Maggie Gray, Lead Anchor, SI.com, Sports Illustrated
Pattie Sellers, Fortune

9:40 AM BRICKS AND CLICKS: THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

Kirsten Green, General Partner, Forerunner
Rebecca Minkoff, Co-founder and Creative Director, Rebecca Minkoff
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

9:55 AM SPEAKING OUT AND GETTING REAL

Gretchen Carlson, TV Journalist and Women’s Empowerment Advocate
Interviewer: Sarah Ellison, Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair 

10:10 AM TALES FROM THE TRENCHES

Covering Washington and the new administration
Dana Bash, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN
Mary Katharine Ham, CNN Political Commentator; Senior Writer, The Federalist; Conservative Blogger
Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News; Host, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC
Moderator: Nancy Gibbs, Time Inc.

10:30 AM JUSTICE FIRST

Sally Yates, Former Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Interviewer: Alan Murray, Chief Content Officer, Time Inc.

10:45 AM UNBELIEVABLE: TALES FROM A CRAZY CAMPAIGN

Katy Tur, MSNBC anchor, NBC News correspondent
Interviewer: Leigh Gallagher, Fortune

11:00 AM CHANGE IN AMERICA: SENSING THE SHIFT

Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, The White House
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

11:15 AM CLOSING REMARKS AND ADJOURN