2019 PROGRAM OVERVIEW


Monday, 3 June, 2019

13:30
REGISTRATION OPENS
15:45
OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

Session Include:

Welcome and Big-Get-To-Know-You

Policing National Security
As countries deploy new technologies to combat ever-morphing threats, concerns about privacy and justice rise to the fore.
Interviewee:
Cressida Dick, Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service

Banking on the World
Top finance leaders look to the future of global growth, risk, innovation, and the wealth gap.
Interviewees:
Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard
Wei Sun Christianson, Co-CEO, Asia Pacific; CEO, China, Morgan Stanley

Will the Real Economy Please Stand Up?
What is the global consumer’s wallet saying about the state of the world today?
Interviewees:
Alexandra Keith, Chief Executive Officer, Beauty, Procter & Gamble
Melanie Kreis, Chief Financial Officer, Deutsche Post

Fine-tuning TV
Can this innovator beat the tech behemoths at their own game?
Interviewee:
Carolyn McCall, Chief Executive, ITV

Future Proof: A.I., Machine Learning, and the Teachable Moment
What it takes to deploy new-tech for a winning company—and a better world.
Interviewees:
Gillian Tans, Chief Executive Officer, Booking.com
Corinne Vigreux, Co-founder and Head, Strategy Office, TomTom

Africa’s NextGen Change Makers
The Continent’s innovation revolution is creating uniquely African opportunities within its tech savvy 52 countries and its increasingly global minded consumers.
Interviewees:
Viola Llewellyn, Co-founder and President, Ovamba Solutions
Nunu Ntshingila, Head of Facebook, Africa
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, Founder and CEO, soleRebels

18:00
COCKTAIL RECEPTION
19:00
DINNER AND KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
21:15
NETWORKING NIGHTCAP

Tuesday, 4 June, 2019

7:45
MEET, GREET, & EAT: BREAKFAST
8:30
MORNING PLENARY SESSIONS

Sessions include:

At the Heart of a Conglomerate
How does a giant corporation keep purpose at its core?
Interviewee: Güler Sabancı, Chairman, Sabancı Holding

A Vision for Funding Innovation
From looking for the biggest returns, to looking for innovators with a sustainable vision, funding for entrepreneurs is changing in nature and so are the actors involved.
Interviewees:
Adaire Fox-Martin, Executive Board Member and Head, Global Customer Operations, SAP
Kirthiga Reddy, Venture Partner, Vision Fund, Softbank Investment Advisers

Through The World Bank Lens
Interviewee:
Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer and Interim President, The World Bank

Banking on a Digital Future
What a customer wants is central to a frictionless future of banking in a digital world.
Rakefet Russak-Aminoach, President and CEO, Bank Leumi
Karen Frank, Chief Executive Officer, Barclays Private Bank & Overseas Services

Fighting the Hard Fight
Data protection, judicial cooperation and cross-border terrorism, online terror content, and MeToo—How many battles does it take to defend European democracy?
Interviewee:
Vĕra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality, European Commission

Deal With It
Behind the scenes of the EU’s Brexit strategy.
Interviewee:
Sabine Weyand, Deputy Chief Negotiator, Article 50 Negotiations, European Commission

Fashion, Forward
How is fashion innovating ways to stay relevant in a hyper-aware world?
Interviewees:
Kristina Blahnik, Chief Executive Officer, Manolo Blahnik
Anya Hindmarch, Founder, Anya Hindmarch
Moderator: Professor Frances Corner, OBE, Head, London College of Fashion

11:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:30
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Choose 1 of 3

Women’s Relationship to Money and Power
A.I., 5G, and Innovation
Making Decisions in an Uncertain World

12:30
SWITCH BREAK
12:45
NEXT GEN LUNCH AND KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
14:30
PROGRAM CLOSE