Agenda

MORNING WEBINAR 10:00 – 12:15 CET

10:00 – WELCOME REMARKS

Jenna Kelly, Conference Producer, Bonhill plc

Maxine Nwaneri, Founder, The Future is Greater

Nis Arend, Founder, The Top 1%

10:05 - KEYNOTE: Rethink the Unpredictable
  • The new priorities that take top of the tech list in the coming months and years
  • How has technology changed our lives, and how has the pandemic changed technology?
  • Do tech business models need to change for a more flexible and ever-changing climate?
  • Where will we be in 5 years? Can we rely on 5 year plans anymore?

Sarah Burnett, Founding Partner, Head of Technology Immersion and Insights, Emergence Partners Ltd.

STREAM 1: TECH FOR HUMANKIND

10:25 PANEL: Responsible Tech Rebuilding Society
  • What are the dangers for society of rushing into a post-pandemic world, and back to old ways?
  • From healthcare access to flexible working tech, how social innovations can support emergence from lockdown
  • Is this our chance to take hold of the climate emergency, once and for all? What is tech’s role in this?
  • How can your business contribute towards the return to a more ethical and sustainable ‘normal’?

Moderator

Trisha de Borchgrave, Senior Associate, Global Women Leaders Strategic Philanthropy 

Speakers

Anna Derinova-Hartmann, Head of Charter Tech Business, FlixMobility Tech GmbH

Caroline Lawson, Field CTO, SE Manager – Northern Europe, SailPoint

Manuella Cunha Brito, Co-Founder & CEO, Good Tech Lab

Jeremie Warner, Director & Founder, Power a Life

11:10 LIVE Q&A: Artificial Intelligence & Bias: It’s Complicated
  • What are the dangers of unconscious bias in a workplace, in leadership and in society?
  • In our new virtual workplaces, how can AI help eliminate some of this bias in recruitment, training and promotion?
  • What do we do when the AI is biased? Is an AI-based recruiter more biased than the humans?
  • How can we de-bias our increasingly AI-driven world, remove the skew at the source, and use it for good?

Interviewer

Navo Wickramanayake, Co-Founder & Director, The Better Tomorrow Movement

Speakers

Caroline Lair, Founder, The Good AI

Euan Crosby, Global Lead Business Talent Acquisition Manager, Signavio

11:45 CASE STUDY: The Marriage of Tech & Mental Health
  • How can abuse of technology negatively impact mental health?
  • How can technology professionals in high-intensity work environments prioritize their wellbeing?  
  • What technologies and wearables are being developed to combat and cure mental illnesses?  
  • The role of innovations and platforms supporting the world’s mental health during COVID-19

Speakers

Hanne Horvath, Co-Founder & VP Business Development, HelloBetter

STREAM 2: THE TECH WORLD TO COME

10:25 PANEL: The Rebrand of Digital Transformation
  • What lessons are there from the COVID-19 pandemic, for businesses who were in the midst of digital transformation?
  • The question is no longer ‘should’ businesses digitse, but ‘how’ can they do so
  • The art of rapid decision-making and adopting the start-up mentality
  • Managing the risks of smaller timelines, and ensuring fear-driven thinking steers clear of strategies

Moderator

Kath Moore, CIO Utilities, Automation & Innovation, HSBC

Speakers

Mercedes Pantoja, Head of Technology & Architecture – Digital, LATAM Airlines

Charly Sturm, Manager of Digital Transformation, DIPLAN

Momo Bertrand, Digital Media Officer, United Nations

Lily Wong, VP, Digital Transformation R&D Global Head of Product and Pipeline Platform, Bayer

11:10 FIRESIDE CHAT: Be Prepared with Data
  • The impact of a world at home – more data than ever before
  • What new ways can we analyse and use the data we are collecting?
  • Big data: how much data are we storing and how are we storing it?
  • Using data to build products and services that people want, and NEED, in finding their feet again

Moderator

Daniel Winterstein, Chief Technical Officer, Good-Loop

Speakers

Henriette Jareklew, Digital Leader & Digital Expert, LKF

Ahnjili ZhuParris, Data Scientist, Center for Human Drug Research

11:45 CASE STUDY: COVID-19 & Tech Abuse: The Online Pandemic
  • What does the world of online abuse look like; pre, during and post-pandemic?
  • The responsibility of tech developers to eliminate risks
  • What can your tech organisation do to reduce online abuse and make services safer
  • How should governments, businesses and societies work together in fighting this pandemic of online abuse?

Seyi Akiwowo, Founder, Glitch

12:10 – CLOSING REMARKS 

12:15 – END OF MORNING WEBINAR

 

 

AFTERNOON WEBINAR 14:00 – 16:15 CET

14:00 – WELCOME REMARKS

14:05 KEYNOTE: Challenged to Change
  • Adopting a mindset to help you navigate the uncertainty of a global pandemic 
  • How understanding ourselves and each other, and what we need to be our best selves matters now more than ever
  • How having a focus and allowing ourselves to be both courageous and vulnerable can lead us to surprising results
  • How awareness, care and compassion to self- and others- can lead to greater wellbeing

Speaker

Karen Darke, British Paralympian and Owner, Inspire & Impact

STREAM 1: PROFESSIONALLY DEVELOPING 101

14:25 PERSONAL INTROSPECTIVE: Find Your Strengths, and Play to Them
  • Do your strengths lie in your judgement, honesty, perspective, wisdom, social skills, leadership?
  • How to identify your key character strengths
  • How can you use your strengths to succeed at work, handle stress and believe in your own abilities?
  • Understanding others’ traits in order to interact more effectively and build strong relationships

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, Author, Fast Asleep Wide Awake

14:50 FIRESIDE CHAT: The 2020 Work-Life Balance
  • The age-old buzzword has come back, with a new brand
  • How can you balance your work and life, when they’re both in the same place?
  • What role do employers have in protecting employees and allowing them to distance from the desk?
  • Is there a way to integrate your two lives, instead of segregating them, that will benefit you and your wellbeing?

Moderator

Ashanti Bentil-Dhue, Trainer & Facilitator, 100 White Allies

Speakers

Elliot Gold, Co-Founder, Work.Life

Barjis Chohan, Director, The Barjis Initiative

15:25 MASTERCLASS: Up Your ‘Online Networking’ Game
  • The importance of maintaining a solid networking during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How do the basic skills of face-to-face networking compare to virtual networking?
  • How can we be productive about our networking and maintain long-term relationships physically and virtually?
  • The faux-pas of networking in our current climate

Alisa Cohn, CEO, Alisa Cohn & Associates, Inc.

STREAM 2: THINK DIVERSE

14:25 PERSONAL INTROSPECTIVE: Unconscious Bias at Work
  • How bias can affect you at work, and what to do about it- a take from an immigrant, mother, and a person with ADHD in one!
  • How to spot bias in ourselves and others
  • Can we be effective “rebels” at work to challenge bias? Should we?
  • Beyond bias- creating a lasting change for ourselves and others in the organisation
  • Is confidence the answer and can we really be “true authentic selves” at work?

Anna Jakielaszek, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, SeeBeMean

14:50 FIRESIDE CHAT: The Intersectionality Conversation
  • Diversity goes beyond gender – how can we support an intersectional approach to D&I strategies and mentalities?
  • How are women of colour, the LGBTQ+ community and people with disabilities left behind in ‘female empowerment’?
  • When we look at 30%, do we exclude other underrepresented groups from the conversation?
  • How can you embody allyship in your organisation and support education on important issues?

Moderator

Atena Hensch, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Hensch Consulting

Speakers

Rikia Birindelli-Fayne, Director, Corporate Engagement, EMEA, Catalyst Inc.

15:25 MASTERCLASS: Creating Inclusive Communities
  • What does inclusive leadership look like?
  • What are the practical tools and tips for becoming a leader of staff networks that are included and feel like they belong?
  • Inclusive communities bridge the gap between the rhetoric and reality of diversity
  • Inclusive communities are the breeding ground of innovation and generate a different type of power

Cherron Inko-Tariah, Founder & Consultant, The Power of Staff Networks

16:00 – CLOSING REMARKS

16:15 – END OF SUMMIT