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Advancing Women, Building Business: Profit from the Experience

October 22-23 | Dallas

More than 1,000 consumer products and retail executives from 40 states, 11 nations and more than 170 companies gathered at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas for the NEW Leadership Summit 2012.

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Monday, October 22


12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NEW Leadership Academy

Facilitating Challenging Conversations

Part I: Workshop
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
Regional Leaders Best Practices

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
First-timers and Networking Workshop
Networking for Success

Nadia Bilchik
President, Greater Impact Communications
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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
NEW Immediate Past Chair Alison Kenney Paul
Vice Chair, US Retail Leader and Partner
Deloitte

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 - 10:00 pm
Celebrate! Regional Awards Gala

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Opening reception

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
NEW Regional Awards Banquet
Sponsored by PepsiCo

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Regional Awards afterparty
80s Dance Party
Desserts sponsored by The Hershey Company

Tuesday, October 23

6:45 am - 7:45 am
Breakfast
Dallas Foyer

8:00 am - 9:30 am
GENERAL SESSION

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Opening remarks

President and CEO
Joan Toth

Incoming NEW Board Chair
Catherine Lindner

8:30 am - 9:30 am
Opening keynote
Women and The Future of Retail

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

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
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Unleash Your Personal Presence for a Winning Edge

Nadia Bilchik
President, Greater Impact Communications
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TRACK II - MID-LEVEL LEADERS
Workshops on delivering results in tough times

Release Your Brilliance

Simon T. Bailey
Founder, Brilliance Institute
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Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman
President, Cy Wakeman Inc.
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TRACK III - SENIOR EXECUTIVES
Workshops on developing strategic focus

The Sponsor Effect

Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Founding President, Center for Talent Innovation
(Morning only)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
SUMMIT LUNCHEON
Sponsored by Kraft Foods

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
(Afternoon only)
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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
Incoming NEW Board Chair Catherine Lindner

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