Conference Schedule

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My Sessions

Sunday, June 9

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
11:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cascade
101 - Workshop
 
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sierra
102 - Workshop
 
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Siskiyou
103 - Workshop
 
12:00pm - 1:00pm
San Carlos / San Juan
104 - Workshop
 
1:00pm - 1:15pm Break
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Cascade
111 - Workshop
 
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Sierra
112 - Workshop
 
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Siskiyou
113 - Workshop
 
1:15pm - 2:15pm
San Carlos / San Juan
114 - Workshop
 
2:15pm - 2:30pm Coffee & Tea Break
2:30pm - 3:45pm
131 - Coaching Circles
 
3:45pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ballroom
125 - Keynote
Hannah-Beth Jackson
Senator, 19th Senate District
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Founders Reception
 

Monday, June 10

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
7:00am - 7:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am
Gateway Foyer
200 - Networking Breakfast
 
8:30am - 8:45am
Gateway Ballroom
201 - Welcome
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
8:45am - 9:15am
Gateway Ballroom
202 - Setting the Intention for the Summit
 
9:15am - 9:45am
Gateway Ballroom
203 - Critical Thinking Overview
 
9:45am - 10:30am
Gateway Ballroom
204 - Critical Thinking Circles
 
10:30am - 1:45pm Business and Technology Expo
10:30am - 10:45am Coffee Break
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Keynote Luncheon
Michelle Bailey
Group Vice President, General Manager, & Research Fellow, IDC
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Cascade
251 - Storytelling
Karen Cone
Board Advisor, Independent
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Sierra
252 - Session
 
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Siskiyou
253 - Breaking Barriers & Survival: Reaching the top in fields dominated by men
Breaking through "glass ceilings" can be tough for women when the reaction to a truly brilliant presentation is "isn't that cute," or when the response by your direct manager to an innovative, yet ... For More Details
Karen Cone
Board Advisor, Independent
Rene Redwood
CEO, Redwood Enterprises, LLC
1:45pm - 2:45pm
San Carlos / San Juan
255 - Speed Mentoring
 
2:45pm - 6:45pm Business and Technology Expo
2:45pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Cascade
291 - Women Innovation Technology
Lily Chang
Vice President, Strategic Transformation Office, VMware
Julie Noh
Business Development Manager, Everdream
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Sierra
292 - Session
 
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Siskiyou
293 - Getting into the C Seats - Women Getting on Boards
 
3:00pm - 4:15pm
San Carlos / San Juan
294 - Panel of CEO's
Beena Ammanath
Global VP—Artificial Intelligence/Data/Innovation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and 2017 WITI Hall of Fame Honoree
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Coaching Circles / One-on-One Consults
 
4:15pm - 4:30pm Coffee Break
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Gateway Ballroom
297 - Insights from the 2019 Women in Technology Hall of Fame Honorees
 
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Hall of Fame Awards Induction & 30th Anniversary Celebration
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI

Tuesday, June 11

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
7:30am - 4:00pm Registration Open
8:00am - 9:00am
Gateway Ballroom
Networking Breakfast
 
9:00am - 9:30am
Gateway Ballroom
301 - Plenary Session
 
9:30am - 10:30am
Gateway Ballroom
302 - Plenary Session
 
10:30am - 2:30pm The Women In Technology Career Fair
10:30am - 12:00pm Business and Technology Expo
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:45am
Siskiyou
306 - Career Fair panel #1
 
10:45am - 11:45am
San Jose/Santa Clara
307 - Increasing ROI and Results: Funding Women-led Start-Ups
More than 97% of funding at Seed, Series A and beyond rounds is invested in companies with all-male, largely Caucasian, founders. The most high-value deals are often funded in 'closed door' private ... For More Details
Karen Cone
Board Advisor, Independent
Wendy Spies
Worldwide Director Of Engineering Strategy and Business Development, Microsoft
10:45am - 11:45am
Carmel / Monterey
308 - AI & Machine Learning - Where we are now and where we are going
Beena Ammanath
Global VP—Artificial Intelligence/Data/Innovation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and 2017 WITI Hall of Fame Honoree
10:45am - 11:45am
San Carlos/San Juan
309 - Starting a WITI Network in your Business
 
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Keynote Luncheon
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Siskiyou
351 - Career Fair panel #2
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Jose/Santa Clara
352 - FinTechs: Disruption, Competition and Co-opetition: The Innovation Imperative
The confluence of technology advances, generational shifts and regulatory change has brought the financial services industry to a pivotal moment. The recent financial crisis has redefined the role of ... For More Details
Karen Cone
Board Advisor, Independent
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Carmel / Monterey
353 - Breakout Session
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Carlos / San Juan
354 - Breakout Session
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Donner
355 - Breakout Session
 
2:30pm - 5:00pm Business and Technology Expo
2:30pm - 2:45pm Coffee Break
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Siskiyou
361 - Career Fair panel #3
 
2:45pm - 4:00pm
San Jose/Santa Clara
362
 
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Carmel / Monterey
363 - Starting a WITI Network in your community
Kathy, Lomax (Deputy Chief Information Officer, L. A. Care Health Plan) built one of WITI's most successful WITI Networks in Orange County, California. In this interactive workshop, Kathy will ... For More Details
Kathy Lomax
Former Regional NW Director, WITI Orange County; and, Senior IT Executive
2:45pm - 4:00pm
San Carlos / San Juan
364 - How to build a personal brand & thought leadership with Linkedin
Parna Sarkar-Basu
CEO & Brand Marketing Strategist , Brand and Buzz Marketing
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bayshore Foyer
WITI Celebrates! Closing Networking Reception, Summit Wrap-Up
 

 * Speakers and Sessions are subject to change