2016 Agenda

  • 8:30 Breakfast & Registration
  • 9:00 Opening Remarks
    • Conference Host: Megan Granlund – Vice President of Marketing for Talent Acquisition, Thomson Reuters
  • 9:15 Keynote
    • Why Gender Diversity is Important: Marcia Page – Executive Chair, Värde
  • 10:15 The Power of Influence
  • 11:00 Gender Confidential
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:00 Guys Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Sheri Dodd – Vice President and General Manager, Medtronic Care Management Services
    • Brandan Helzer – Vice President of Operations, Ecolab Equipment Care
    • Dave Thomas – President, SJE-Rhombus
    • Shane Bratvold – Director of Technology Services, FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters
    • Todd Fonseca – Vice President of Clinical Research, Medtronic
  • 2:45 Tough Choices and Taking Risks
    • Christie Smith – Regional Managing Principal for Consulting and Managing Partner Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion
  • 3:15 Final Remarks
  • 3:30 Networking Reception