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Women’s Network Conference 2017: Tomorrow’s World, Tomorrow’s People

November 1, 2017: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Join us for the Women's Network Conference 2017, co-hosted by Chicago Booth in London and BritishAmerican Business.


Chicago Booth in London
Woolgate Exchange, 1st floor
25 Basinghall Street
London, United Kingdom


Complimentary – In the spirit of collaboration and inclusion we ask
each member to invite a male colleague and a client to join us at this event.


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In the spirit of collaboration and inclusion we ask each member to invite a male colleague and a client to join us at this event.

Deadline: 10/30/2017


Jane Delbene

Event Details

The BritishAmerican Business Women's Network Series is designed to facilitate open dialogue, development and a network for all. Together with our conference sponsor, United Airlines, we'll bring our members the most cutting edge research, best practices, and real-world examples of how diversity and inclusion is not just good for business, but vital.

The Conference strives to support and development networking, while bringing together the agents of change and providing unique access and shared insights from business leaders at the pinnacle of their careers.

8:30 am Registration and refreshments
9.00 am Seated for Welcome & Introductory Remarks

  • Stephen Barter, Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Board, Chicago Booth, and Chairman Real Estate Advisory, KPMG
  • Wendy Mendenhall, Global Executive In Charge, BritishAmerican Business

9.12 am Introduction from Conference Moderator

  • Iain Anderson. Executive Chairman, Cicero

9.35 am Keynote Remarks:

  • Baroness Ruby McGregor Smith CBE followed by Q&A

10.00 am AI – Friend or Foe

  • Amanda Borthwick, Executive Account Partner, IBM

10.30 am How digital technology is transforming the customer experience

  • Linda Jojo, EVP, Technology and Chief Digital Officer, United

11.00 am Break for refreshments, networking and interactive technology IBM Technology United Polaris VR stand

11.45 am Panel discussion: Preparing the Workforce for Tomorrow

  • Emma Codd, Managing Partner, Talent, Deloitte
  • Mary Bright, Senior Manager, UK CEO Office, Aviva
  • Julie Morton, Associate Dean, Career Services and Corporate Relations, Chicago Booth
  • Steve Lewis, Head of Global Accounts, Search &Staffing, LinkedIn EMEA

12.45 pm Closing remarks

  • Yvonne Smyth, Chair of BAB Women's Network, Hays


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