Agenda

Timezone:
6:30 AM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

From Diversity to Inclusion – Perspectives from Australia

Speakers
Lisa Annese CEO at Diversity Council Australia
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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7:00 AM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

COVID-19 Pandemic: A Boost or a Barrier to Greater Inclusion Around the World?

  • How the COVID-19 pandemic impacts inclusion

  • Can inclusion be a solution to COVID-19 crisis?

  • Flexible and remote working as inclusion-enhancing opportunities

Speakers
Roy Gluckman Director at Cohesion Collective
Chike Ukaegbu Lead Executive of Startup52, President & Co-founder of Re:LIFE
Div Pillay CEO of MindTribes, Co-Founder of Culturally Diverse Workforces
Alisha Fernando Head of Diversity & Inclusion (APAC) at Bloomberg LP
Jamaal Brathwaite Founder & CEO at Jobseekrs®
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8:00 AM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

Inclusive Infrastructure vs Inclusive Culture — Chicken and Egg Problem?

  • Where does the inclusion start: from culture or infrastructure?

  • What should be the role of government, private sector, NGOs, and individuals?

  • Is there a difference in how the developed and developing countries should address the inclusion challenge?


Speakers
Maritza T. Adonis, J.D., MCIArb MTA Visions Global CSR & Gov't Relations, CEO, MTA Center for Advocacy, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship (MTA-CALE), Acting Executive Director of Professional Development (moderator)
Monika Navandar Founder and Chief D&I Consultant at NeoSeven Solutions
Bobby Umar CEO of DYPB — Discover Your Personal Brand
Anoushka Gungadin Founder of GlobalCQ, CEO of Australia India Chamber of Commerce
Andreas Beavor Co-Founder and Consultant at Urban Emerge, Urban Innovation/Smart City Solutions Specialist for China at N-Services Consulting
Juliet Bourke Partner, Human Capital at Deloitte Australia
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9:00 AM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Religious Inclusion: What Corporations Can Do to Create an Inclusive Workplace for Multi-Faith Teams?

  • Building a religiously inclusive work culture: challenges and solutions

  • How to create a psychologically safe workplace for employees of different faiths and beliefs

  • How to improve understanding and the importance of delivering religiously inclusive communications within the team


Speakers
Anthony Peterson Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Religion Coach, Consultant at people3, Inc
Taz Latif Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Shelly Christensen Speaker, Author, Consultant at Inclusion Innovations, Acceptance and Inclusion Month-Co-Founder at Jewish Disability Awareness
Harinder Singh Co-founder and Senior Fellow at Sikh Research Institute, Co-founder of Panjab Digital Library
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Timezone:
11:50 AM CEST

Organizer's intro for the 2nd day

Speakers
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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12:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

How to Build a Disability-Inclusive Corporate Culture?

Speakers
Marisa Hamamoto & Adelfo Cerame JR. Founder & Dancer at Infinite Flow – An Inclusive Dance Company
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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12:30 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

Transgender Inclusion Into an Unfriendly Corporate World

The talk with our speaker will be focused on what management teams can do to improve their non-discrimination policies, develop infrastructure, provide training and improve medical insurances, all while ensuringe everyone has a right to privacy and confidentiality.


Speakers
Katlego K Kolanyane-Kesupile Director at Kat Kai Kol-Kes International
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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1:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Dismantling Stereotypes: How to Cultivate Empathy and Inclusion via Technology

  • How to attract and retain diverse and highly skilled talent by creating a truly inclusive workplace for all colleagues
  • How to create supportive environments within organizations
  • How to use technology to build empathy and understanding
Speakers
Bianca Ghose Chief Storyteller and Member of Diversity Council at Wipro Limited
Ayumi Moore Aoki Founder & CEO of Women in Tech and Social Brain, Senator at WBAF (World Business Angels Investment Forum)
Frances West Founder & Advisor at FrancesWestCo, Author of Authentic Inclusion™ Drives Disruptive Innovation
Niarchos Pabalis Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Wikimedia Foundation
Shavon Lindley CEO and Co-Founder at ion Learning
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1:00 PM CEST
Startup Pitch Stage
Startup Pitch Contest

Presentation of Finalists from the Cohort 1

Meet the six startup finalists of the GIOF Startup Pitch Contest.



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2:00 PM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

Creating an Organizational Culture that Values Inclusive Leadership

  • How to identify the right leadership skills to align with a business-oriented diversity strategy
  • How to move away from a focus on “diversity” towards a focus on “inclusion”
  • How to implement values at the top that flow on to the entire workforce
Speakers
Bernardo Ferdman Founder & Principal at Ferdman Consulting
Rebecca C. Hershey Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Human Rights Campaign
Lauren Aguilar Founder & Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Forshay
Zaheer Ahmad Head of Strategic Delivery - Diversity & Inclusiveness at EY
Putri Realita Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead at Danone
Cristina Santos Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Total Well-Being and EEO, N.A. at Sanofi
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2:00 PM CEST
Startup Pitch Stage
Startup Pitch Contest

Presentation of Finalists from the Cohort 2

Meet the six startup finalists of the GIOF Startup Pitch Contest.


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3:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Achieving Global Inclusion at the HQ Level Through Local Empowerment

  • How to enhance engagement, performance, and innovation in more inclusive and diverse work environments
  • How to engage leaders as champions and advocates, hardwiring inclusion via rituals and policies
  • How to establish a business model that creates equitable opportunity for employees
Speakers
Nina Goswami Creative Diversity Lead and Journalist at BBC
Jim Rottman former Chief Diversity Officer at Roche Pharma, CEO of Inclusion Equation
Margot Slattery Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Sodexo Ireland
Ashlea Elliott CEO at Ashlea Elliott Consulting, Founder at Peace Is Possible, Champions Council at Nothing But Nets UN Foundation campaign
Jürgen F. Menze Disability Inclusion Officer at International Labour Organization
Sarah Liu Founder and Managing Director at The Dream Collective
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3:00 PM CEST
Startup Pitch Stage
Startup Pitch Contest

Presentation of Finalists from the Cohort 3

Meet the six startup finalists of the GIOF Startup Pitch Contest.


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4:00 PM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

How to Disrupt Racial, Disability, and Gender Bias and Make Culture a Competitive Advantage?

  • How to design a training meant to shift inclusion both internally and for customers
  • How to enable critical outcomes and drive positive change within the matrixed business through diversity and inclusion
  • How to use training as a foundation to disrupt everyday biases
Speakers
Gail Tolstoi-Miller CEO: Staffing, Diversity, Inclusion & Unconscious Bias Strategist at Consultnetworx
José Velasco Chief Program Manager & Autism at Work Program Ambassador at SAP
Lenora Billings-Harris CEO and Diversity Strategist at Ubuntu Global
Kirsten Mitchell Inclusion & Diversity Leader, Amazon Web Services Cryptography and Safety Engineering Organization
Delfina Daglio Diversity & Inclusion Partner at IBM
Albert E. Smith Jr. Corporate Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Chemonics International
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5:00 PM CEST
Startup Pitch Stage
Startup Pitch Contest

Startup Pitch Competition Award Ceremony

The jurors and our organizing team will be announicing the winners and runners-ups of the Pitch Contest.


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5:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

Fighting for Equity in Sports and Business

Speakers
Danielle Brown Double Paralympic Champion in Archery, Diversity & Inclusion Leader
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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5:20 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

Accepting Differences to Build a New Level of Corporate Culture

Speakers
Nathan Basha Social Entrepreneur at NB
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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5:40 PM CEST
Stage 1
6:20 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

A CEO Guide for Delivering and Measuring Inclusion Success

Speakers
Steve Bilt CEO of Smile BrandsSmiles for Everyone Foundation
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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7:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

#BlackLivesMatter: lessons for government and business

Speakers
Natalie Holder Federal Law Enforcement Agency
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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7:30 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

How to Create an Inclusive Culture Valuing People with Visual Impairment

Speakers
Saqib Shaikh Software Engineering Manager, AI for Good at Microsoft
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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8:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

How to Eliminate Racial, Disability, and Gender Biases in Recruitment and Hiring Practices?

  • How to differentiate the policies that work from the well-intentioned policies that fail to increase workplace diversity
  • How to expand your candidate pool and promote gender and racial equity in the hiring process
  • How to develop and implement an interview rubric designed to mitigate bias
Speakers
James Pogue President and CEO of JP Enterprises
Tanja Sternbauer Co-Founder & Managing Partner of the female factor, Podcast Host of in.sync, Co-Founder of Female Founders Global
Angela Kohama Inclusive Livelihood Policy Lead at Humanity & Inclusion
Todd ''Bowtie'' Jenkins Senior Diversity and Inclusion Lead at J.B. Hunt Transport, Chief Diversity Executive and Consultant at Bowtie Leadership & Development
Celeste R. Warren Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion Center of Excellence at Merck
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9:00 PM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

Ensuring a Safe and Inclusive Work Environment for LGBT+ Employees

  • How to exercise a wider role of business in driving LGBT+ equity
  • How to create an inclusive culture in relation to gender identity
  • How to take a local LGBT+ strategy and realize it globally
  • How to develop an intersectional approach in your business
  • How to engage with allies, mentors, and LGBT+ networks
Speakers
Cecilia Gentili Principal at Transgender Equity Consulting
Filipe Roloff Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead for Lifetime Customer Experience at SAP and Co-founder & Lead of Pride Connection Brasil
Jennifer Brown Founder & CEO at Jennifer Brown Consulting, Author of Inclusion (2016) and How To Be An Inclusive Leader (2019)
Alvine Trémoulet Inclusion Lead Europe at Pfizer
Michael Bach Founder and CEO of The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
Keri Le Page Inclusion & Diversity Partner at IBM Australia/New Zealand
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10:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

How Can Inclusion Boost Performance and Innovation?

  • How leaders can move away from viewing inclusion as a solely social justice matter and instead make it an integral core value of their business
  • How to enact inclusion to be the company's driving force
  • How to ascertain the employees' heterogeneity of thought
Speakers
Sadé Muhammad Director, Representation & Inclusion Partnerships at Forbes
Michelle Penelope King Gender Equality Expert
Susanna Romantsova Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Leader at IKEA
Margo't Goodson North America Diversity & Inclusion Lead at SAP
Minjon Tholen Chief Inclusion & Strategic Innovation Officer at Amnesty International USA, Co-Founder & Chair of the Board at Inclusion NextWork
Willie Jackson Consultant & Lead Facilitator at ReadySet
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11:00 PM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

How to Make the COVID-boosted Financial Inclusion Work for Those Who Need It the Most?

  • What corporations and banks can do to improve the level of financial inclusion in their markets
  • What the fintech industry can offer to help corporations and governments achieve their financial inclusion goals
  • How to make new financial tools reach the most vulnerable and underrepresented groups
Speakers
Ruth Umoh D&I Editor at Forbes
Ren Yi Hooi Founder and CEO pf Lightning Social Ventures Ltd
Jackie Porter Certified Financial Planner at Carte Wealth Management, Owner at Team Jackie Porter
Fabrice Alomo Co-Founder & CEO at EPHER Foundation
Scott Glasgow Founder and CEO at FinMango
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Coming soon…

Timezone:
Timezone:
3:00 PM CEST
Workshop

A CEO guide: how to put inclusion into a company's operations

Speakers
Frances West Founder & Advisor at FrancesWestCo, Author of Authentic Inclusion™ Drives Disruptive Innovation
Julie Hall CEO and Founder of Communitas Global
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4:00 PM CEST
Workshop

From Microaggressions to Institutionalized Racism: How to Build an Anti-Racist Workplace

Speakers
Nathan Baptiste Founder and Principal at EDI Mindfulness Consulting, LLC
Ellen Muthu Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
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7:00 PM CEST
Workshop

Master Diverse Storytelling as a Tool for Your Personal Growth

Speakers
Anthony Peterson Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Religion Coach, Consultant at people3, Inc
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Timezone:
4:00 PM CEST
Workshop

Accelerating Inclusion with Technology: a Guide for HR Execs and Professionals

Speakers
Fanny Krivoy Designer, Facilitator, Educator. Creator of Inclusive Design Actionlabs & Host of Project Inclusion
Frances West Founder & Advisor at FrancesWestCo, Author of Authentic Inclusion™ Drives Disruptive Innovation
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