Agenda

Monday, October 22

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

NEW Leadership Academy

Facilitating Challenging Conversations

Part I: Kim Zilliox
Vice President, Leadership Development
Women’s Leadership Coaching

Part II: Panel discussion
Melissa Donaldson
Director, Diversity Networks and Communication
Walgreen Co.

Cathy Horgan
Group Vice President, National Retail Sales
Coca-Cola Refreshments

Krystin Mitchell
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
7-Eleven Inc.

Laura Underwood
Area Vice President, Retail Field Operations
CVS Caremark Corporation

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

First-timers and networking workshop

Networking for Success

Nadia Bilchik
President
Greater Impact Communications

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

NEW TOWN HALL 2012

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Welcome remarks

NEW Board Chair Michelle Gloeckler
Senior Vice President, Home
Walmart US

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

NEW Annual Members Meeting

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Special remarks

Profit from Your Life Experiences

Dr. Bertice Berry
Author, Lecturer and Sociologist
Bertice Berry Productions Inc.

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

OPENING NIGHT GALA

11:00 am - 9:30 pm

NEW Silent Auction

Great stuff, great cause

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cocktail reception

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

 

Tuesday, October 23

6:45 am - 7:45 am

Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:30 am

GENERAL SESSION

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Opening remarks

NEW Vice Chair Catherine Lindner
Former Vice President, Retail Marketing
Walgreen Co.

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Opening keynote
Women and The Future of Retail

Julie Gilbert Newrai
President, WOLF and former SVP, Best Buy

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Morning break

10:00 am - 11:15 am

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 

Track I - Emerging Leaders

Workshops on owning your career

It’s Not a Glass Ceiling, It’s a Sticky Floor

Becky Shambaugh
President & CEO
Shambaugh Leadership

Unleash Your Personal Presence For a Winning Edge

Nadia Bilchik
President
Greater Impact Communications

 

Track II - Mid-level Leaders

Workshops on delivering results in tough times

Release Your Brilliance

Simon T. Bailey
Founder
Brilliance Institute

Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman
President
Cy Wakeman Inc.

 

Track III - Senior executives

Workshops on developing strategic focus

The Sponsor Effect

Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Founding President
Center for Talent Innovation

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Summit Luncheon

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS REPEAT

 

Track I and II sessions repeat

 

Track III - Senior executives

The Art and Science of Collaboration

Madelyn Yucht
Vice President, Performance Excellence
Linkage

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Afternoon break

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

GENERAL SESSION

2:30 pm ­- 3:30 pm

Executive Roundtable

The Power of Women in Tomorrow’s Industry

Moderator: Alison Kenney Paul
Vice Chairman, US Retail Leader and Principal, Deloitte

Irene Chang Britt, President, Pepperidge Farm
Susan Chambers, Executive Vice President, Global People Division, Walmart
Tom Falk, CEO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Bhavdeep Singh, Executive Vice President, Operations, Ahold USA

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Closing keynote

Leading a High-Performance Life

Yvonne Camus
High-Performance Motivator

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Farewell

 

 

Grand Sponsors

Summit Sponsors

CVS Caremark

 

 

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