2020 Harkin Summit Agenda

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All times are presented in Eastern Time (ET).

PART 1: PROVIDING REAL AND ACCOUNTABLE BUSINESS LEADERSHIP IN THE COVID ERA
10:00 a.m.  Welcome
Senator Tom Harkin (retired)
Joseph Jones, The Harkin Institute
10:15 a.m. Keynote: Let’s get real – how can we talk about employment when we don’t understand value?
Caroline Casey, The Valuable 500
Moderator: Carmen Jones, Solutions Marketing Group
10:35 a.m. Panel Discussion: Leadership’s transformational role in advancing disability employment
Paul Polman, Imagine
Jeff Dodds, Virgin Media
Jennison Asuncion, LinkedIn
Lizzie Kiama, This Abilitiy
Moderator: Caroline Casey
11:25 a.m. Keynote: Generating positive societal and economic impact through inclusive leadership
Amy Friedrich, Principal
Moderator: Alejandro Hernandez, Drake University
11:45 a.m. Live Q/A for Part 1
  Moderator: Alejandro Hernandez
12:05 p.m. Break (25 minutes)
PART 2: INCLUSIVE BUSINESSES CREATING INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES
12:30 p.m. Panel: Intersectionality and the Sustainable Development Goal of Leaving No One Behind
  Eddie Ndopu, Disability Activist
Charlotte McClain-Nhalpo, The World Bank
Claudia Gordon, T-Mobile
Moderator: Xian Horn, Changeblazer
1:20 p.m. Panel: Inclusive Cultures
  David Casey, CVS Health
Andy Imparato, Disability Rights CA
Hector Minto, Microsoft
Scott Van Nice, Procter & Gamble
Moderator: Julie Christensen, Association of People Supporting Employment First
2:00 p.m. Live Q/A for Part 2
  Moderator: Julie Christensen
2:20 p.m. Break (25 minutes)
 PART 3: SPHERES OF INFLUENCE
2:45 p.m. Panel: Technology
  Larry Goldberg, Verizon
Jessica Rafuse, Mircrosoft
Christopher Patnoe, Google
Moderator: Sachin Pavithran, Utah State University
3:15 p.m. Panel: Spheres of Influence
  Christina Mallon, Wunderman Thompson
KR Liu, Google
Marianne Waite, The Valuable 500
George Hagerty, Beacon College
Regina (Gina) Kline, SmartJob, LLC
Moderator: Robert Ludke, Ludke Consulting
4:00 p.m. Panel: Introducing the Disability Disruptors
  Jeannine D’Onofrio, Tommy Hilfiger
Lauren Ruotolo, Johnson & Johnson
Cara E. Yar Khan, Disability Activist
Angela Kohama, Humanity & Inclusion
Moderator: Caroline Casey
4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
  Senator Tom Harkin (retired)
Sean Fitzsimons, Disability Action Northern Ireland

 

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