12-13 June 2017: London UK

2017 Agenda Overview

Fortune MPW London brings together the most prominent global women leaders in business, along with select leaders from government, media, philanthropy, and the arts. The agenda is packed with networking, breakout discussions, and engaging content built around interviews and conversations—no long speeches.

It’s not a conference about women…. it’s the world’s best conference that happens to be attended by women.

All sessions listed are confirmed, please check back for additions.

Monday, 12 June, 2017

14:00 REGISTRATION OPENS

15:00 –16:00 ROUNDTABLE: MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE

Hosted by Royal Bank of Canada
Registration Required
Tracy Clarke, Regional CEO, Europe and Americas, Standard Chartered
Christa Davies, Executive Vice President, Global Finance, and CFO, Aon
Claudia Palmer, Chief Commercial Officer and CFO, Reuters
Moderator: Maithreyi Seetharaman, Anchor and Executive Editor, Euronews; Co-chair, MPW International Summit, Fortune
Introduction: Patti Shugart, Managing Director and Global head, Corporate Banking and Global Credit, RBC Capital Markets

16:15 WELCOME

Nina Easton, Chair, MPW International and Co-chair, Global Forum, Fortune

16:20 CONVERSATION: IN MY SHOES

Tamara Mellon oversaw the massive growth of Jimmy Choo, exited in a whirlwind of controversy, and saw her own line of shoes and apparel go bust. Now the fashion entrepreneur has relaunched and rethought success, and she’s with us to talk about her path to resilience.
Tamara Mellon, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Tamara Mellon Brand
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Executive Director, Fortune MPW Summits and Live Content, Time Inc.

16:40 THE BIG GET-TO-KNOW-YOU

17:05 ONE ON ONE: INSURING THE FUTURE

Dame Inga Beale is a pioneering crusader for diversity and LGBT rights, the first-ever female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, and now is leading the 328-year-old British insurance giant through Brexit as well as modernizing’ through technology and diversity.
Inga Beale, Chief Executive Officer, Lloyd’s of London
Interviewer: Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre

17:25 ONE ON ONE: BUILDING A LEGACY

Charlene Heineken knows all too well about “Finding Your New Power.” At 47, she inherited a 25% stake in her father’s company and decided to do something that she had never anticipated: learn how to lead. In a rare interview, she talks about her storied life and how she is now helping to build Heineken and her family legacy.
Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, Executive Member, Board of Directors, Heineken Holding
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

17:45 COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Hosted by Johnson & Johnson

19:00 DINNER AND CONVERSATION

ONE ON ONE
Naomi Campbell
Interviewer: Nancy Gibbs, Editor-in-Chief, Time, Editorial Director, Time Inc. News Group

FINIDING MY NEW POWER
Short Standup Comments:
Anne Caroline Jenkin, Baroness of Kennington; Conservative Member, House of Lords
Ylva Johansson, Minister of Employment and Integration, Ministry of Employment, Government of Sweden

21:00 NIGHTCAP

Hosted by Royal Bank of Canada

Tuesday, 13 June, 2017

8:00 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

8:35 WELCOME

Pattie Sellers, Fortune

8:40 ONE ON ONE: The Swedish Conundrum

As Sweden has become one of Europe’s largest recipients of refugees, integration and employment have emerged as its biggest challenges. Mismatched skills versus available jobs, rising crime, and public pressure are forcing Sweden to reassess integration strategies and work with employers to find new long-term solutions.
Ylva Johansson, Minister of Employment and Integration, Ministry of Employment, Government of Sweden
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

9:00 DISCUSSION: TECHNOLOGY HUBS

Karoli Hindriks, Founder and CEO, Jobbatical
Marta Krupinska, Co-founder and General Manager, Azimo
Demet Mutlu, Founder, Trendyol
Ida Tin, Co-founder and CEO, Clue
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW International and Brainstorm TECH, Fortune

9:20 ONE ON ONE

Simone Menne, Member, Board of Managing Directors, Boehringer Ingelheim
Interviewer: Maithreyi Seetharaman, Fortune

9:35 DISCUSSION: TRADE

Inga Ernstsone, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Latvia, and Chair, Committee on Budget, Finance, and Administration, WTO
Tina Fordham, Managing Director and Chief Political Analyst, Citigroup
Miriam González Durántez, Partner, Dechert LLP
Moderator: Ngaire Woods, Inaugural Dean, Blavatnik School of Government; Professor of Global Economic Governance, University of Oxford

9:55 ONE ON ONE

Samantha Cristoforetti, Astronaut, European Space Agency
Interviewer: Trish Halpin, Editor in Chief, Marie Claire UK

10:10 ONE ON ONE

Women and children are 14 times more likely than men to lose their lives in conflict zones says to Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt. More than 400 million poor children worldwide are excluded from services like health care and education because they are girls, refugees, or disabled. How do you empower women in these communities and how do you prevent the creation of a global lost generation?
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO, Save the Children International; Former Prime Minister, Denmark
Interviewer: Maithreyi Seetharaman, Fortune

10:25 ONE ON ONE

Nicola Mendelsohn, Vice President, EMEA, Facebook
Interviewer: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

10:45 NETWORKING BREAK

11:10 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY
Poppy Gustafsson, Co-founder and CEO, EMEA, Darktrace
Elena Kvochko, Cyber Security Expert and ‎CIO, Group Security Division, Barclays
Carmina Lees, Vice President, Security, U.K. and Ireland, IBM U.K.
Moderator: Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

BOARDS
Ann Cairns, President, International Markets, Mastercard; Director, Astra Zeneca
Alison Davis, Co-Founder, Fifth Era; Director, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fiserv, Unisys, Ooma; Chair of Advisory Board, BlockChain Capital.
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, Chairman, Joyus; Director, Jobtrain, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, J Hilburn, and Tripadvisor
Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

INNOVATION
Hosted by Accenture
Nina Bhatia, Managing Director, Centrica Connected Home, Hive
Chiara Cipriani, General Manager, Digital Direct to Consumer, The Walt Disney Company
Simone Menne, Member, Board of Managing Directors, Boehringer Ingelheim
Gillian Tans, CEO, Booking.com
Moderator: Maithreyi Seetharaman, Fortune

12:20 SWITCH BREAK

12:30 LUNCH AND PLENARY SESSIONS

ONE ON ONE
With the U.K. adjusting to the realities of Brexit, the Confederation of British Industry is urging the government to roll out efforts. The CBI’s leader talks about what Britain needs to do to make its economy the world’s most competitive by 2030.
Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General, Confederation of British Industry
Interviewer: Nina Easton, Fortune

CONVERSATION
Annie Lennox OBE, Singer-Songwriter, Activist, and Philanthropist, www.thecircle.ngo
Interviewer: Pattie Sellers, Fortune

14:30 CLOSE