IEEE WIE International Leadership Conference | Conference Schedule: LEAD BEYOND – accelerating innovative women who change the world

Conference Schedule: LEAD BEYOND – accelerating innovative women who change the world

PRE-CONFERENCE VIRTUAL TRACK: MONDAY & TUESDAY, 16-17 MAY 2016

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Monday, 16 May 6-7am PDT (9-10am EDT) Elizabeth Lions, Consultant and Writer Moving From Individual Contributor to Leader
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Monday, 16 May 8-9am PDT (11am-12pm EDT) Gordon Tredgold, Visiting Professor, Staffordshire University FAST Approach to Achieving Success
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Monday, 16 May 10-11am PDT (1-2pm EDT) Brooke Deterline, CEO, Courageous Leadership Empowering Values-Based Leadership in a Diverse Workforce
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Monday, 16 May 12-1pm PDT (3-4pm EDT) Carolyn Andrews, Owner, Inspired Leaders Now What Does It Take to Become A Leader?
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Tuesday, 17 May 6-7am PDT ​(​9-10am EDT) Kelly Simmons, Senior Faculty, Center for Creative Leadership Designing your Leadership Journey – Transforming Women’s Leadership Development
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Tuesday, 17 May 8-9am PDT (11am-12pm EDT) April Khademi, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Guelph Unlocking the Personalized Medicine Paradigm
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Tuesday, 17 May 10-11am PDT (1-2pm EDT) Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, Hall of Fame keynote speaker How to Prepare & Present Powerful, Career-Enhancing Presentations
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Tuesday, 17 May 12-1pm PDT (3-4pm EDT) Grace Clark, IEEE Fellow and Consultant Lessons from a Career in Signal Processing: Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was Young
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Tuesday, 17 May 2-3pm PDT (5-6pm EDT) Erin Eiras, CEO, InVestra Financial Retirement Planning for the 21st Century Woman
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CONFERENCE PROGRAM: SUNDAY, 22 MAY 2016

05:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Registration – San Jose Convention Center, Parkway Level, the HUB

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM: MONDAY, 23 MAY 2016

09:30 AM – 04:30 PM

WIE ILC Career Fair & Exhibits – open to all conference attendees

Special single day pass available for non-conference attendees (click here)

08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Cisco IEEE MicroHack- Marriott Salon I-III

Separate Registration Required

MicroHack sponsored by
cisco

06:30 AM – 05:30 PM

Registration – San Jose Convention Center, Parkway Level, the HUB
Convention Center Floorplan(click on this link here)

PLENARY SESSIONS All plenary sessions will be in the San Jose Convention Center, Grand Ballroom (Concourse level, room 220)
08:00 AM – 08:10 AM Welcome/Introduction
Nita Patel (WIE ILC Founder & Chair)
Barry Shoop (2016 IEEE President), On the Shoulders of Giants
Cisco IEEE MicroHack
08:15 AM – 08:25 AM Welcome – Rose Herrera (Vice Mayor of San Jose)
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Pat Gelsinger (CEO, VMware) – Fostering Innovation in a Period of Digital Transformation
09:00 AM – 09:25 AM Liz Centoni (Senior Vice President and GM, Computing Systems Product Group, Cisco)
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM Technology Demonstration – Stephen R. Rizzone (President, CEO & Director, Energous Corporation) –
Wire-Free Power with WattUp® from Energous Corporation
09:45 AM – 10:30 AM Coffee Break & Exhibits
Track 1:
Innovation
Track 2:
Empowerment
Track 3:
Entrepreneurship
Track 4:
Executive Leadership
Track 5:
Emerging Technology
Cisco IEEE MicroHack
Location SJCC, Parkway LL21EF SJCC, Concourse 211 SJCC, Concourse 212 SJCC, Concourse 210AE SJCC, Parkway LL20D Marriott I-III
Track Chair Yumiko Takamori Takako Hashimoto Vydeki Vijayakumar Denise Griffin Carolyn Koeing Cisco
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Disney Innovation

    Renu Thomas, EVP Media Operations/Engineering and IT, Disney ABC Television Group
Breaking
Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work

    Andrea Kramer, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
Finding Your Founder Niche Series – WIE ILC

    Randi S. Sumner, Director, IEEE Entrepreneurship Initiative
    Maria Mokhnatkina, CEO & Co-Founder, Roadgazer Inc.
    Ana Baltodano, CEO, Visualyst & Director, Founder Institute
    Shraddha Chaplot, Greengineer and Machinegineer, Cisco
PANEL: Transformative Leadership

    Kamini Dandapani (moderator), Director of Engineering, LinkedIn
    Sandhya Sridharan, Sr. Director Engineering, VMware
    Mayumi Hiramatsu, VP of Product Operations, Cisco Systems, Inc
    Xiaolin Lu, Fellow and Director of IoT Lab, Texas Instruments
  • 10:40 AM – 11:05 AM Nurturing
    emerging technologies
    , Vincenzo
    Piuri
    , past VP Technical Activities, IEEE
  • 11:10 AM – 11:35 AM The Robotics Revolution is Open Source, Louise
    Poubel
    , ‎Software Engineer, Open Source
    Robotics Foundation
  • 11:40 AM – 12:05 PM Development
    of Wearables
    , Anna Topol,
    Chief Technology Officer, IBM Research & Karolina
    Marzantowicz
    , Executive Architect, IBM Sales
    & Distribution
Cisco IEEE MicroHack

    08:00 AM – 05:30 PM
    Separate Registration Required
    Marriott Salon I-III
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM The
Innovation Mindset

    Amy Bunszel, Vice President, AutoCAD Products, Autodesk
PANEL:
Women in STEM – An International Perspective

    Shirin Tabatabai (moderator), Substation Test Supervisor, PG&E, USA
    Kyoko Masuda, Assistant Manager, NTT Docomo, Japan
    Ramalatha Marimuthu, Professor and Head, Department of IT, KCT, India
    Sally Musonye, Electrical Engineer, Kenya Power, Kenya
Engineering Entrepreneurship

    Min Chen, CEO, WiSy
Influence
& Impact: Designing What Works

    Susan Bethanis, Founder and CEO, Mariposa
12:15 PM – 01:45 PM LUNCH & KEYNOTE
12:15-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:30 Aicha Evans (Corporate Vice President, Platform Engineering Group/General Manager, Intel Communication and Devices Group, Intel)

Lunch sponsored by
Intel_250V

MicroHack Lunch
Track 1:
Innovation
Track 2:
Empowerment
Track 3:
Entrepreneurship
Track 4:
Executive Leadership
Track 5:
Emerging Technology
Cisco IEEE MicroHack
Location SJCC, Parkway LL21EF SJCC, Concourse 211 SJCC, Concourse 212 SJCC, Concourse 210AE SJCC, Parkway LL20D Marriott I-III
Track Chair Snehal Vaidya Janet Flores Nivas Ravichandran Kathleen Rege Natalia Baklitskaya Cisco
01:45 PM – 02:30 PM Multidimensional Innovation – Culture, Design, Technology

    Rachel Reinitz, ‎Distinguished Engineer & CTO, IBM Bluemix Garage

Unleash the Power of Diversity: Boldly Shattering Tired Gender and Culture Stereotypes

    Debjani Biswas, President, Coachieve LLC
Making Your Company Attractive for Acquisition from an IP Perspective

    Jessica Winchester, Bookoff McAndrews, PLLC
    Amanda Dittmar, ‎Associate, Viavi Solutions, Inc
Unconventional
Leadership

    Rose Stuckey Kirk, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, Verizon
  • 1:45 PM – 2:10 PM Sensors
    for Business Success
    , Tina
    Nguyen
    , Senior Product Manager, GoDaddy
    & Caroline Jaffe,
    MIT Media Lab
  • 2:15 PM – 2:40 PM The Future of Transportation, Cassandra Mercury, Test & Development Engineer, Hyperloop
  • 2:45 PM – 3:10 PM
    Now Hiring: Women Empowering The Future of Wireless Charging, Kelly Birmingham,
    VP of Business Development, Energous Corporation
  • 3:15 PM – 3:40 PM Future of IoT, Patricia Robb,
    Product Development Executive, Intel
Cisco IEEE MicroHack

    08:00 AM – 05:30 PM
    Separate Registration Required
    Marriott Salon I-III
02:45 PM – 03:45 PM
Security – The Power and the Price of Data

    Michelle Dennedy: Moderator, Chief Privacy Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc
    Michelle Fleury – Corporate Senior Director, Chief Data Protection Officer, Security and Trust Organization
    Barb Lawler – Chief Privacy Officer, Intuit
    Flora Garcia: VP/Senior Compliance Officer in the Compliance Division at MUFG Union Bank
The
Inclusion Journey – Engaging Men as Diversity Partners

    Mary Pat Farrell, ‎VP Strategy and Development, Rockwell Automation
    Bill Proudman, ‎Co-Founder and CEO, White Men as Full Diversity Partners (WMFDP, LLC)

PANEL:
How They Did It

    Susan Lyne (moderator), President, BBG Ventures
    Christina d’Avignon, Founder, Ringly
    Shanna Tellerman, Co-Founder & CEO, Modsy
    Shan-Lyn Ma, CEO and Founder, Zola
PANEL: Getting to the Corner Office

    Sheryl Chamberlain (moderator), Group Vice President, Capgemini
    Lauren Antonoff, SVP, GoDaddy
    Theresa Hennesy, SVP, Comcast
    Shailaja Shankar, VP of Product Development, Intel Security
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM Coffee Break & Exhibits
04:45 PM – 05:15 PM Barbara De Salvo (Chief Scientist, Deputy Director for Science and Long Term Research, Leti)
05:15 PM – 05:45 PM Introduction – Liz Centoni (Senior Vice President and GM, Computing Systems Product Group, Cisco)
Pankaj Patel (EVP and Chief Development Officer, Cisco)- Innovating Women: Hacking the Diversity Problem in Tech
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM

Cisco IEEE Celebration – SJCC, Executive Ballroom

Reception sponsored by
cisco

07:30 PM – 09:30 PM

Verizon Evening of Inspiration – SJCC, Rooms 111-114

Sponsored by
Verizon_250H

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM: TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2016

09:30 AM – 03:00 PM

WIE ILC Career Fair & Exhibits – open to all conference attendees

Special single day pass available for non-conference attendees (click here)

10:30 AM – 04:00 PM

INAUGURAL START-UP PITCH – Marriott Salon I-III

Special pitch session pass available for non-conference attendees (click here)

06:30 AM – 03:30 PM

Registration – San Jose Convention Center, Parkway Level, the HUB
Convention Center Floorplan(click on this link here)

06:30 AM – 08:00 AM  

Brainstorming and Bagels: Design Your Leadership Experience! – SJCC, Parkway LL21A

    Patty Burke, Strategic Business Partner, Innovation and Leadership Solutions, Center for Creative Leadership
    Kelly Simmons, Senior Faculty, Center for Creative Leadership
      By-invite workshop & breakfast with IEEE WIE and the

Center for Creative LeadershipBreakfast sponsored by
CCL Primary

PLENARY SESSIONS All plenary sessions will be in the San Jose Convention Center, Grand Ballroom (Concourse level, room 220)
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM Welcome & Opening Comment
Nita Patel, WIE ILC Founder & Chair
Leah Jamieson, IEEE Foundation President
Natalie Krauser McCarthy, Development Officer, IEEE Foundation
08:45 AM – 09:15 AM Marni Walden (EVP, President – Product & New Business Innovation, Verizon)
09:15 AM – 09:45 AM Introduction – Christine Bastian (Vice President, Engineering Human Resources, Cisco Systems)
Francine Katsoudas (Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, Cisco)
09:45 AM – 10:30 AM Coffee Break & Exhibits
Track 1:
Innovation
Track 2:
Empowerment
Track 3:
Entrepreneurship
Track 4:
Executive Leadership
Track 5:
Emerging Technology
Startup
Pitch
Location SJCC, Parkway LL21EF SJCC, Concourse 211 SJCC, Concourse 212 SJCC, Parkway LL21AB SJCC, Parkway LL20D Marriott, Salon I-III
Track Chair Nivas Ravichandran Kathleen Rege Yumiko Takamori Janice Golda Joseph Wei Vydeki Vijayakumar
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Google Innovation

    Sabrina Farmer (moderator), Director, Site Reliability Engineering, Google
    Dan Li, Engineering Director, Google Cloud Platform
    Patrick Franklin, VP Engineering, Google
    Gayathri Rajan, VP Product Management, Google
21st
Century Leadership: The Future of Lifeworking

    Ayelet Baron, ‎Keynote Speaker, Futurist, Storyteller
The
7 Essentials to Successful Solo-preneurship

    Aneshia Smith, Executive Director, Institute for Women and Girls
WORKSHOP: Develop Your Leadership
Story

    Jennifer Caleshu, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business; Executive Coach & Facilitator
    Susan Houlihan, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business; Executive Coach & Facilitator
    Maya Pandya, Test and Development Manager, IBM
  • 10:30 AM – 10:55 AM Creativity,
    Technology Innovation, and the Coming Age of Discovery
    ,
    Ramune Nagisetty,
    ‎Principal Engineer and Director, Intel Labs
  • 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM Architecting The Future: Enterprise Computing In The Cloud For A Data Hungry World,
    Rodrigo Liang,
    SVP, Oracle
  • 11:30 AM – 11:55 AM Technology and Innovation: Turning the “Future of Cities” into a Reality
    Kiva Allgood, VP Business Development, Qualcomm
  • 12:00 PM – 12:25 PM 3D
    Printing
    , Ping Guo,
    R&D Associate Manager, Accenture Technology Labs & Virginia Palacios, 3D Printing Business Development Manager, HP
WORKSHOP:
Develop Your Business
Pitch

    Founder Institute: The World’s Premier Startup Launch Program for Talented Entrepreneurs
    Ben Larson, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Gateway Incubator & Director, San Francisco Founder Institute
    Ana Baltodano, Director of Portfolio Success, Founder Institute & Director, Silicon Valley Founder Institute
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PANEL:
Making An Elephant Jump: Transitioning Large Companies to Agile

    Catherine Sugarbroad (moderator), Executive Director, Internet of Things & Enterprise Portfolio Management & Pricing, Verizon
    Sally Elatta, President, Agile Transformation Inc.
    Jade Chu, Senior Technical Director for the Infrastructure Development and Operations, AOL
    Susan Courtney, Senior Vice President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Nebraska and President and CEO of CoreLink Administrative Solutions LLC
    Allyson Norfleet, Executive Director, Verizon Enterprise Solutions IT, Verizon
PANEL:
The Next Generation

    Tara Clark (moderator), Senior Member of Technical Staff – CAD Engineer, Intel
    Anika Bagga, Founder, SheCodes (Cupertino High School)
    Sajni Vederey, Founder, STEM All Stars (Thomas Jefferson High School)
    Sonali Ranaweera, Founder, Recycling4Smiles (Del Mar High School)
PANEL:
Entrepreneurship

    Sheree Wen (moderator), ‎President, UNESCO Washington State Center
    Kimberlie Cerrone, Founder and CEO, Tiatros Inc.
    Rani Yadav-Ranjan, Founder and CEO, 4PIA, Inc.
    Lisa Dyson, CEO, Kiverdi
12:30 PM – 02:00 PM LUNCH & KEYNOTE
12:30-1:10 Lunch
1:10-1:45 Leading Your Career Through Transformation (fireside chat)
Introdution: Gunjan Aggarwal (Global Head of Talent Acquisition and M&A, VP HR, Ericsson)
Interviewer: Marlene Williamson (CEO, Watermark)
Keynote: Bina Chaurasia (Chief Human Resources Officer, Ericsson)
Lunch sponsored by
ericsson_small
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM

WIE Qnnect Qualcomm Networing – SJCC, Concourse 214

Limited space. A special gathering of learning and networking with leaders from Qualcomm. Engage one on one and discuss topics like 5G and Connectivity, Security, Smart Cities, Automotive and Education. Connect and share what inspires your career growth and passion for this industry.

Sponsored by
Qualcomm

Track 1:
Innovation
Track 2:
Empowerment
Track 3:
Entrepreneurship
Track 4:
Executive Leadership
Track 5:
Emerging Technology
Startup
Pitch
Location SJCC, Parkway LL21EF SJCC, Concourse 211 SJCC, Concourse 212 SJCC, Parkway LL21AB SJCC, Parkway LL20D Marriott, Salon I-III
Track Chair Roxsana Hadjizadeh Supavadee Aramvith Jie Xue Jeewika Ranaweera Natalia Baklitskaya Susan Lucas-Conwell
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM The Impact of Digital Transformation to Skills – Are you Ready?

    Monique Morrow, CTO New Frontiers Engineering, Cisco Systems
    Judy Priest, Distinguished Engineer in the Chief Technology and Architecture Office, Cisco Systems
Your Personal Brand: Is It Your Best Kept Secret?

    Shawnice Meador, Director of Career & Leadership Services, UNC Kenan-Flagler
When Women Thrive in the Workforce – A Mercer Perspective

    Katie VanPelt Stein, Global COO, Retirement, Health & Benefits Business, Mercer
PANEL: Authentic Leadership

    Laura Bellamy (moderator), Director of Information Experience, VMware
    Ginie Franco, Sr. Manager Technology PMO, T-Mobile US
    Roxana Svensson, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Schneider Electric
    Michele Schochet, Technical Program Manager, Facebook
  • 2:00 PM – 2:25 PM Fostering
    Serendipity Takes a Lot of Planning: Innovations in Healthcare
    Informatics
    , Beverly Jamison,
    ‎Sr. Director, IT Architecture and Publishing Solutions, American
    Psychological Association
  • 2:30 PM – 2:55 PM
    Media: Entering the Internet Era of TV,

    Elisabetta Romano, Vice President and Head of TV & Media, Ericsson
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM Micro Grids & Why
    Smart Grid is a Backbone for Smart Cities
    , Shay Bahramirad‎,
    Director of Smart Grid and Technology, ComEd,
    Sainab Ninalowo
    , ‎Smart Grid Engineer, ComEd and Adrienne Grier, Manager Smart Grid Programs, ComEd
INAUGURAL PITCH
SESSION

    Susan Lucas-Conwell (moderator), ‎Innovation Catalyst, Growth Resources Inc.
    Sergio Monsalve, Norwest Venture Partners
    Danielle D’Agostaro, Alchemist Accelerator
    Nathan Gold, Pitch Demo Coach
    Christie Pitts, Verizon Ventures
    Elaine Pan, Nautilus Venture Partners
    Sharon Chiarella, Amazon

PITCH FINALISTS

    Megan Mokri, Founder & CEO, Byte
    Eline van den Haak, CEO, Haak Innovations BV
    Jill Richmond, Co-Founder/CMO, Kraver
    Brooke Wurst, CEO, Remote Harbor, Inc.
    Laura Harrison, Founder & CEO, Samaritus Surgical, LLC
    Laura Steward, CEO and Founder, VideoFizz
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
A Day in the Life of an IoT Professional

    John Oberon, VP, IoT Software Group, Cisco Systems
    Janice Le, Sr. Director Data & Analytics, Cisco Systems
    Angela Yu, Technical Leader Engineering, Cisco Systems

Just Because You Always Hear It Doesn’t Mean it’s True: A New Tool For Effectively Increasing Women’s Participation in Tech

    Dori Farah, Alliance Manager, NCWIT
    Dr. Catherine Ashcraft, Senior Research Scientist, NCWIT
PANEL:
Social Entrepreneurship

    Susan Delafuente (moderator), Past Chair, IEEE Santa Clara Valley WIE
    Laura Edelson, Chair, IEEE Humanitarian Activities
    Noha El-Ghobashy, Founding President of Engineering for Change, LLC (E4C)
    Jackie Stenson, Co-founder & CEO, Essmart
PANEL:
Technical Leadership

    Rozi Roufoogaran (moderator), Senior Manager, Broadcom
    Vicky Xu, Senior Director R&D, VMware
    Erica Lockheimer, Director of Engineering Growth, LinkedIn
    Vanitha Kumar, VP Engineering, Qualcomm
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM Coffee Break
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM Kathy Kay (Vice President Business Technology, Pacific Gas and Electric Company) – Innovating with Mobility at PG&E
05:05 PM – 05:35 PM Janice Dearlove (Director of eCommerce Services Products, Amazon)
05:40 PM – 05:45 PM Cisco IEEE MicroHack Winner
05:50 PM – 05:55 PM Pitch Competition Winner
05:55 PM – 06:00 PM Closing Remarks & Announcement of 2017 IEEE WIE ILC
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM

SPEAKER RECEPTION

Reception sponsored by
vmware_small

 

IEEE SCV EVENT: TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2016

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Ten Commandments for Effective Software Technology Management

Event hosted by the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Technology and Engineering Management Society Chapter
Separate Registration Required. Please click here to register.