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Advancing Women, Building Business: The Next 10 Years

September 19-20 | Orlando

More than 700 consumer products and retail executives celebrated the Network's first decade and examined the next 10 years at the 10th anniversary NEW Leadership Summit in Orlando. The Summit kicked off with a Hall of Fame Awards evening that included a Red Carpet reception, awards banquet and "Night of A Thousand Stars” after party. Learning events included pre-event NEW Leadership Academy workshops, keynotes by age wave expert Maddy Dychtwald and mountaineer Alison Levine, a dozen breakout sessions and a candid conversation with Walmart International CFO Cathy Smith on what it means to be a female leader in the industry today. An optional Corporate Athlete program was held on September 21.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

7:30 am – 2:00 pm

NEW Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 pm – 2:15 pm

NEW Leadership Academy

Session 1: Women as Negotiators 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Session 2: The Power of Persuasion 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Kim Zilliox, Vice President, Leadership Development

Women’s Leadership Coaching

12:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Silent Auction benefiting NEW scholarship fund

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Special workshop: Network Like A Pro

Moderator: Helayne Angelus, Principal, Kalypso

Kimberly Betts, Senior Manager, Deloitte

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2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

NEW Regional Leaders Meeting

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

NEW Annual Members Meeting

6:30 pm –7:15 pm

Red Carpet Reception

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Night of A Thousand Stars Afterparty

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

General session

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome remarks

NEW Board Chair Michelle Gloeckler

Senior Vice President, Home, Walmart US

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Opening Keynote: How Women’s Economic Power

Will Transform Our World for the Better

Maddy Dychtwald

Author and Co-founder, Age Wave

9:45 am – 11:15 am

Concurrent sessions

Ties that Sell: Building Strong Trading Partner Relationships

Moderator: Mike Gorshe, Partner, Accenture

Mike Brooks, Senior Director, Marketing, The Kroger Co.

Teresa Christenson, Senior Buyer, Dry Grocery,

Target Corporation

Barb Hartman, Founder, GoBeyond

Lisa Klauser, VP, Consumer and Customer Solutions, Unilever

Tiffany Menyhart, Director of Sales - Kroger,

The Wrigley Company

There Is An "I” in Team: How You Can Fire Up Your Team

Angie Morgan, Founder, Lead Star

Recruiting Your Personal Board of Directors

Karen Mazer, Principal, Deloitte

Managing Brand You

Jerry Wilson, Co-author, Managing Brand You

SVP and Chief Customer and Commercial Officer

The Coca-Cola Company

Break Your Own Rules: Changing the Patterns that Block You

Mary Davis Holt, Partner, Flynn Heath Holt Leadership

Breakthrough Leadership: Don’t Get Stuck in the Middle

Jan Hill, Founder, Hill Enterprises Inc.

11:45 am – 12:30 pm


Making the Strategic Ask: How to Get What You Want

Mary Davis Holt, Partner, Flynn Health Holt Leadership

Never Regret Your First Impression

Genevieve Bos, CEO, IdeaString

Balancing Acts: Strategies for Busy Women

Christy Consler, Vice President, Sustainability, Safeway Inc.

Dr. Barbara McFarland, Psychologist and life balance expert

Kristen Wood, Senior Consultant, Kalypso

Beyond Social Networking: Building Personal Advocacy

Steve Knox, Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group

Tough Talks: Communicating Clearly in High-Stakes Conversations

Angie Morgan, Founder, Lead Star

Plan B: Dealing with Unexpected Career Challenges

Jan Hill, Founder, Hill Enterprises Inc.

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Summit luncheon

Kraft luncheon menu

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

General session

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Conversation: What It Means to Be A Female Leader Today

Cathy Smith, SVP Strategy, Chief Financial Officer

Walmart International

Interviewed by Jan Hill, Founder, Hill Enterprises Inc.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

NEW Regional Awards

Maria Edelson, Founder and President,

Sales and Capability Development LLC

Bobbie O’Hare, VP, Business Development, JOH

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Closing Keynote: Cliff Notes --

Leadership Lessons from the Ledge

Alison Levine, Mountaineer and Founder,

DareDevil Strategies

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Red Carpet video

Closing remarks

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Mixer and check in for Corporate Athlete® registrants

Wednesday, September 21

Corporate Athlete® half-day course

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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