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Tuesday, July 23  |  Wednesday, July 24  |  Thursday, July 25

Tuesday, July 23

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coty Nailspa
Terranea Resort Pool
10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Business Center Prefunction
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Leadership Lab I: Roundtables
Getting the Most from the Forum
Jeffery Halter
President, YWomen
Getting Ready for Your Next Chapter
Barb Hartman
Founder and CEO, GoBeyond LLC
Empowering Yourself for the Future
Subriana Pierce
Managing Partner, Navigating Sales & Marketing
A Legacy Check-in
Marie Quintana
CEO, The Quintana Group
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Catalina Terrace
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome Reception and Dinner
Catalina Room and Terrace
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Nightcaps and networking

Wednesday, July 24

7:00 am – 7:45 am
Networking breakfast
Palos Verdes Terrace
8:00 am – 8:30 am
Opening ceremony
Palos Verdes Ballroom
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Board Chair Catherine Lindner
Managing Partner, Sagres Consulting
Monica Turner
VP, NA Market Strategy and Planning,
Procter & Gamble
Donna Giordano
President, Ralphs Grocery, The Kroger Co.
9:00 am – 9:45 am
Opening keynote address
The Transformational Power
of Believing in Yourself

Mindy Grossman
CEO and Director, HSN Inc.
9:45 am –10:15 am
Refreshment break
10:15 am – 11:00 am
Leadership Lab II: Town Hall
Vicki Felker
Vice President of Pet Specialty
Customer Development Group
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
11:00 am – 11:15 am
Introduction to Leadership Circles
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Leadership Circles
Entering the C-Suite:
Taking Your Seat at the Table

Brad J. Davidson
President, Kellogg North America
Senior Vice President, Kellogg Company
How to Win Amid Chaos and Change
Janel Haugarth
Executive Vice President and President Independent Business and Supply Chain Services, SUPERVALU Inc.
Navigating the C-Suite:
Politics Is Not a Dirty Word

Suzan Kereere
Senior Vice President and General Manager National Client Group, American Express
Critical Capabilities for Today’s Leaders
Nina Leigh Krueger
President, Golden Products Division
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Women Supporting Women:
Forging Authentic Connections

Ancella Livers

Senior Faculty
Center for Creative Leadership
Using Your Power Authentically
Kim Rucker
Executive Vice President,
Corporate and Legal Affairs,
Kraft Foods Group Inc.
* Morning session only
Organization Transformation:
Leading Cultural Change

Aidan Tracey
President, Acosta Mosaic Group
Acosta Sales & Marketing
Starting from Nothing:
What It Takes to Fulfill Your Destiny
Suzi Weiss-Fischmann
Executive Vice President, Artistic Director
OPI Products Inc.
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Forum Luncheon
Catalina Terrace
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Leadership Circles
Morning sessions repeat.
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Refreshment Break
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Leadership Circles Roundup
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Keynote address
Stop Expecting Order: The Uncertain, Unpredictable, Uncomfortable Nature of Leadership
Laysha Ward
President, Community Relations
Target Corporation
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Leadership Lab III: One-to-One
6:00 pm – 6:30pm
Forum Reception
Palos Verdes Terrace
6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Evening at the Forum:
Conversation with Muhtar Kent

Moderator: Trudy Bourgeois

CEO and Founder
The Center for Workforce Excellence
Muhtar Kent
Chairman and CEO
The Coca-Cola Company
Palos Verdes Ballroom
7:15 pm – 10:00 pm
Evening at the Forum:
Dinner and Entertainment

Palos Verdes Ballroom

Thursday, July 25

7:00 am – 7:45 am
Networking Breakfast
Palos Verdes Terrace
8:00 am – 8:15 am
Morning welcome
Palos Verdes Ballroom
Monica Turner
VP, NA Market Strategy and Planning
Procter & Gamble
Donna Giordano
President, Ralphs Grocery, The Kroger Co.
8:15 am – 9:15 am
Leadership Dialogue
Grace Under Fire:
The Power of Great Female Leaders
Moderator: Anne Fink Senior Vice President PepsiCo Sales, PepsiCo Inc.
Katy Barclay Senior Vice President,
Human Resources, The Kroger Co.
John Lewis President & CEO, NA Buy, Nielsen
Lori Raya President, Vons, Safeway Inc.
Kevin Walling Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, The Hershey Company
9:15 am – 9:30 am
Leadership Lab IV: Breakthrough!
Sue Stanek, Ph.D.
Founder, Inspiring Results
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Refreshment Break
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Leadership Lab IV: Action Plan Coaching
Susan Bean

President, Thanatopsis Consulting
Cynthia Loy Darst
Partner, The Inspiration Point
Carrie Kish
Senior Consultant, Director of Business Development
Dr. Ancella Livers
Faculty Member, Center for Creative Leadership
Karen Pery
Founder, Into the Fire Leadership
Sue Stanek
Founder, Inspiring Results
Natalie Vartanian
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Closing keynote address
The Power of Passion
Geena Davis

Activist and Actress
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm
Farewell remarks
Board Chair Catherine Lindner
Monica Turner
VP, NA Market Strategy and Planning,
Procter & Gamble
Donna Giordano
President, Ralphs Grocery, The Kroger Co.
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