2020 International Day Final Rev3

Networking and Business Coaching 
During the morning sessions, you will have the opportunity to join facilitated one to one and/or one to many sessions with both procurement representatives and other women business owners. 

Lightning Talks  
Delivered by expert women business owners and corporate executives, lightning talks will provide a diverse range of short sessions, jam-packed with important tips and tricks for adapting to today’s business environment.

Breakout Sessions  
Choose between the buyer or supplier track and hear from top procurement representatives and women business owners, on topics that explore everything from how to accelerate your supplier diversity and inclusion efforts to how to manage a business during a crisis. 

 Registration is available to member buyers, partners and registered women-owned businesses.

 

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PRELIMINARY AGENDA* (EDT times)

  6:00 - 6:30 am   International Salon
 
(Select Africa or Asia Pacific Region)
  6:30 - 7:00 am   International Salon
 
 (Select Europe or Americas Region)
  7:00 - 8:30 am    Business Roundtable One-to-One Matchmaking
  (Pre-selected certified WBEs and members)
  Business Coaching One-to-Many
  (Pre-registered WOBs and members. First come, first serve)
  8:30 - 8:40 am   Break
  8:40 - 8:45 am   Welcome
 
Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect International
  8:45 - 9:00 am   Keynote: A Vision of Rebuilding Global Business for Good
 
Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect International
  9:00 - 9:15 am   Keynote: Rebuilding Value Chains with Inclusive Sourcing
  9:15 - 9:45 am   International Salon
  (Select Europe, Americas, Africa or Asia Pacific Region)
  9:45 - 10:15 am   Women-to-Women: Lightning Talks
  10:15 - 10:30 am   Technology Break
  10:30 - 11:00 pm   General Presentation: Business Continuity Plan and Best Practices -
  Supporting Women's Business Community During COVID-19
  11:00 - 11:30 pm   General Presentation: How to Rebuild Global Business for Good - Exploring
  the Linkages Between Access to Markets and Access to Capital
 
Chantal Pitre, CPA, CA, National Manager, Women Entrepreneurs - TD Bank 
  11:30 - 12:00 pm   General Presentation: Global Tier 2 Development and Supplier Engagement
  Megan Stowe, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Strategic Sourcing Director
  Corporate Strategic Procurement, Intel
  12:00 - 12:30 pm   General Presentation: Meeting the Challenge - Current Perspectives
  for Women-Owned Businesses
 
Gill Thorpe, CEO, The Sourcing Team
  12:30 - 12:45 pm   Keynote and Closeout: Rebuilding and Renewal in a Changed
  Global Economy
  
Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder, WEConnect International
  12:45 - 1:00 pm   Technology Break
  1:00 - 2:00 pm    Business Roundtable One-to-One Matchmaking
  
(Pre-selected certified WBEs and members)
   Business Coaching One-to-Many
  
(Pre-registered WOBs and members. First come, first serve)

*The agenda will be updated as more information becomes available, so please continue to check back periodically for updates.

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