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November 19, 2013
Hilton Chicago

Intentional Inclusion Drives Results


Schedule of Events

11:00 am
Registration


12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Diversity Leadership Luncheon


A discussion on Intentional Inclusion, featuring members of the
2013 Business Leaders of Color

Members of the 2013 Business Leaders of Color will engage in an open dialogue focusing on leadership attributes and critical choices that impacted their career paths, and how they contribute to the success of their organizations.



Moderator

Roger O. Crockett
President,
R. O. Crockett
Leadership



Panelist

Ana Dutra
Chief Executive Officer
Mandala Global
Advisors


Panelist

Patricia Brown Holmes
Partner
Schiff Hardin LLP


Panelist

Sunil Garg
Senior Vice President,
Chief Information &
Innovation Officer
Exelon

Panelist

Cathy Peng
Chief Business
Development Officer
Ethertronics, Inc.

Panelist

John P. Trainor
Publisher / General Manager
HOY



Plenary Sessions


Chicago United Presents: CID Talks - Inspiring Culture, Inclusion and Diversity

In the spirit of “ideas are worth spreading,” CID Talks present thought-provoking and innovative ideas from transformational leaders. The series provides a broad depth and breadth of subject matters, and challenges the audience to think about dynamics in their environments that impact diversity and inclusion strategies and practices.

The format is designed to motivate and inspire others to look at their own personal and professional experiences to help create other “big ideas.” Each segment features six dynamic speakers who take you through their personal journey, each in a 10-minute timeframe. Presenters share with you what inspired them to drive innovation, lead change, and challenge their own leadership. Our audience will have an opportunity to engage in Q& A sessions with groups of presenters.

Chicago United has assembled a diverse group of leaders from the boardroom to the C-Suite to provide you with a refreshing perspective on culture, inclusion, and diversity.

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
CID Talks I




Moderators:

Featuring:


Jeanna D. Bridges

U.S. Head, Diversity
& Inclusion,
BMO Financial
Group

Arthur Zayas Miller
President & CEO
MZI Group Inc.


Leadership: Ten Steps from Relevance to Results

Amy Hilliard
Founder & CEO,
The ComfortCake
Company, LLC


Leadership with Conviction

Dr. Mi Ja Kim,
Prof. & Dean Emerita;
University of Illinois, Chgo.


Breaking Global Boundaries with Technology-enabled Collaboration

Paul Martin
Corporate VP
& CIO, Baxter
International, Inc.

     


Global Inclusion & Strategic Sourcing Under the Arches

JC Gonzalez-Mendez
Senior VP, Global CSR, Sustainability
and Philanthropy,
McDonald’s Corporation


Closing the Gap, Widening the Net

Sally Nuamah
Chicago Scholar,
Advocate & Filmmaker,
Ph.D. Candidate,
Northwestern University


How to Increase Self Awareness and Enhance Your Brand

Lorraine Stomski
Partner & Leadership
Service Line Leader,
Aon Hewitt


3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Beverage Break

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
CID Talks II







Moderators:

Featuring:


Pedro DeJesus
EVP, General
Council & Corporate Secretary,
Tampico Beverages, Inc.

Connie Lindsey
EVP, Global Head
of Corporate Social Responsibility,
Northern Trust


Transglobal Leadership and Global Diversity

Nazneen Razi
SVP, Chief Human
Resources Officer,
Health Care Service
Corporation


SySTEMic Shortages in the Talent Pipeline and How We Fix Them

Elizabeth W. Reese
President, Nicor Gas & SVP, AGL Resources


Immigrants, the Illinois Economy
and Immigration Reform

John Rowe
Chairman Emeritus,
Exelon Corporation

     


Business Imperative: Developing and Executing Inclusion Strategies for Growth

Claudia M. Saran
Principal,
KPMG


What do you
HAVE to give?

Shundrawn Thomas
SVP, Managing Director & Global Head, Northern
Trust Exchange Traded Funds Group,
Northern Trust


Action Learning: Developing a Global Skill Set

David Wade
Vice President,
Air BP Americas
BP


5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Pre-Gala Reception

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
45th Anniversary Gala

 

Bridge Award honoree:

 

Announcing:

Don Thompson

President and
Chief Executive Officer
McDonald's Corporation

 


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