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Session Guidelines:
* Plenary Sessions: Each plenary session of one hour will have 7- 8 speakers/awardees who will speak for 5-6 minutes each. Awards will be conferred at the close of the plenary session.
* Parallel Sessions: Each session of one hour will have 4 co-speakers on a panel. Who will speak 10-12 minutes each. Balance time will be for interaction remarks and Q&A.
* Role of Moderator: The speakers in each parallel session are advised to select from amongst themselves a moderator who will strictly enforce the time allotted for each speaker.
All speakers in a session will also be connected to each other via email in advance so they can coordinate their discussions, ahead of the conference. If a moderator is not selected by the speakers, then a member of the WEF 18 organising committee allotted to that session will handle that part. In Addition, Two members from the WEF 18 organising committee will be allotted to each conference hall for coordination among speakers. These names will be given to speakers closer to the date. (The session topics & timing are subject to change)
* (*) accepted tentatively

Moderator Lead   Co-Lead  Panelist  Via Video Keynotes & Others

Time Allocation
For Lead: 12 Min, Co-Lead :12 Min, Panelist: 5 Min.

Annual WEF-2018 “The Economics of Goodness: Empowering Potential, Engineering Change”

DAY 1: Thursday, 26th April, 2018


Time/Hall Session No. Topic Lead Speakers Co-Lead Speakers
7:30 to 9:30am Registration at Conference Venue
Peacock 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM Opening Plenary 26A In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Thought Leadership and Innovation Alexandra Pascalidou
Amitabh Kant
Dr Anna Neistat
Peacock 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Opening Plenary 26A(I) Special Country Chamber Session
Parallel Session 09:00 AM-10:30 AM
CM 1 2611 Empowering the culture of care at homes and workplaces Maureen Manyama
CM 2 2612 Validating the impact of businesses that serve the greater good Lucy Akua Kyerede Quainoo
CM 3 2613 How to foster understanding amidst divisions and disagreements
CM 4 2614 Key attitudes that determine our altitude of success Deep Laxmi
CM 5 2615 Implementation over Idea Taran deep
CM 6 2616 Revitalizing companies with creativity and inclusion
CM 7 2617 Why partnership is the new leadership Oyeboade Makinde
CM 8 2618 Educational projects to model good businesses Goreti Coutinho
CM 9 2619 Yoga as a system of meditation and physical postures. Ritu Chagti
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Plenary 26B The Economics of Goodness in Creating Business & Social Impact Nicola Grace
Oyeboade Makinde
Sihame El Kaouakibi
Camilla Persson
Kezy Mukiri
Parallel Session
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
CM 1 2621 How to use the changes outside for innovation inside
CM 2 2622 Exploring Corporate Citizenship
CM 3 2623 Creating thinking teams at work
CM 4 2624 Intimate and family practices, generational justice, environmental justice and global inequalities
CM 5 2625 Socio-Cultural Sustainability on:Education
CM 6 2626 Environmental, Food, and Health Sustainability on : Informational Technology
CM 7 2627 Promoting generous relationships and networks
CM 8 2628 Positive attitudes drive performance Satinder Kaur

CM 9 2629 How to be a Micropreneur
11:30 PM-12:30 PM
Plenary 26C Empowering Potential with an Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship Mamie-Jean Lamley
Lucy Akua Kyerede Quainoo
Liliana Domingues
Dr. Joe White
Ma Hnin Wai

Parallel Session
11:30 PM-12:30 PM
CM 1 2631 Awakening Compassion, Mitigating Anger Aabha Vatsa Midha
CM 2 2632 Economic Sustainability on:E-Commerce
CM 3 2633 Leveraging digital distractions as a tool for business
CM 4 2634 Harnessing the power of emotions to lead
CM 5 2635 Learning from Start-up Clusters that worked
CM 6 2636 The Power of Positive Company
CM 7 2637 Creating personal definitions of enterprise and success
CM 8 2638 Making a company that everyone wants to work for
CM 9 2639 People buy into the brand you are Stacey Schieffelin
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Plenary 26D Engineering Change for an Equitable & Sustainable World Yasmin Rasyid
Betty Mutua
Desheen Levans
Anna B. Sexton
Perla Buenrostro Rodríguez
Alandys Sanchez-Tineo
Rumaitha Al Busaidi
Parallel Session
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
CM 1 2641 Improving Employee Experience through Engagement
CM 2 2642 Using Data to improve consumer experiences
CM 3 2643 How to have the sheer force of energy to lead amidst chaos
CM 4 2644 Leadership and Love: how to have the best of both
CM 5 2645 Connection or Corruption: Rulebooks for Social Media?
CM 6 2646 How to have loyal customers
CM 7 2647 How to overcome ego bias in relationships Tania Castilho
CM 8 2648 Reverse mentoring: learning from our children
CM 9 2649 Technologies that scale the spirit of good
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Plenary 26E The Economics of Goodness in Design & Architecture Anab Jain
Elisa Maceratini
Ghada Wali

Parallel Session
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
CM 1 2651 Design Thinking for entrepreneurship
CM 2 2652 Empowering the social good: Vibrant Civil Societies
CM 3 2653 Reinventing Skills: How to keep up with Lifelong learning
CM 4 2654 Innovations to deal with unemployment Tracey Gilmore
CM 5 2655 Expanding models for charity and voluntary service
CM 6 2656 Impact Investing: Balancing the Impact with Investment returns
CM 7 2657 Surviving the market: social enterprises versus for-profit
CM 8 2658 The challenges of pitching a social enterprise
CM 9 2659 Tools for communicating your idea in the visual age
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Plenary 26F Empowering Potential with Cutting Edge Agriculture Research & Organic Production
Parallel Session
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
CM 1 2661 Businesses modeled to empower marginalized groups
CM 2 2662 An education that ignites the ‘fire in the belly’
CM 3 2663 Innovative models of Healthcare to the last mile
CM 4 2664 Innovative models of Education so that no child left behind Tracey Chambers
CM 5 2665 Tools for Zero-tolerance for violence against women
CM 6 2666 Education in Action
CM 7 2667 Entrepreneurial engagement for Students
CM 8 2668 Entrepreneurial engagement for Teachers
CM 9 2669 Tapping into the skills and experience of All
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Plenary 26G Engineering Change through Personal Responsibility & Legal Awareness Manjula Chawla
Megan Nobert
Abby Goldberg
Ashu Thakur

Parallel Session
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
CM 1 2671 Impact Investing: Courting Financial Risk or Mitigating It
CM 2 2672 Solving local problems: the global opportunity
CM 3 2673 Industries favored and avoided by Investors
CM 4 2674 Innovative models for Funding your Idea
CM 5 2675 Village Capital or Venture Capital
CM 6 2676 Why green practices matter to every business
CM 7 2677 Mastering the elevator pitch
CM 8 2678 Creative Capitalism: changing the rules of the game
CM 9 2679 Opportunities for All in emerging markets
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Plenary 26H In Conversation with Business Leaders of the Decade Rebecca L. Branham
Nabilah Al-Tunisi
Mona Zulficar
Ciara Donlon
Eng. Ghosson Ghassan Al-Khaled
Salma Abdulai
Parallel Session
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
CM 1 2681 Staying away from biases, misinformation and fake news
CM 2 2682 How can social enterprise influence good governance
CM 3 2683 Legal structures for Social Enterprises
CM 4 2684 Financial basics to start a business
CM 5 2685 How to structure a business for exit
CM 6 2686 Cross-sector entrepreneurship
CM 7 2687 Delivering a Brand Experience
CM 8 2688 Delivering products versus solutions Dr. Joe White
CM 9 2689 Entrepreneurial Fundraising
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Inaugural Plenary 26I Gala Inaugural of WEF 2018: The Economics of Goodness : Empowering Potential, Engineering Change Ouided Bouchamaoui
(Guest of honour)

H.E. Fatima Al Jaber
Dr. Maya Morsy
Dr. Raja Al Gurg
Rick Goings

8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 2: Friday, 27th April 2018

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 27A The Economics of Goodness in Technology & Research Samantha Gooden
Perry Kamel
Chereesca Bejasa
Claudia Gärtner
9:00AM-10:00 AM
CM 1 2711 Diverse structures and forms of social enterprises
CM 2 2712 Rural entrepreneurship
CM 3 2713 Financial Inclusion and Smartphones
CM 4 2714 Is Scaling the only way for Survival
CM 5 2715 Tapping to Social Connections as a form of Capital
CM 6 2716 School and Higher Education needs to Evolve
CM 7 2717 Financial Instruments to encourage Goodness
CM 8 2718 Crowdfunding and Cooperative Models of Enterprise
CM 9 2719 Match your pose sequences to speak to the current season.
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 27B In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Entrepreneurship Vicki Saunders
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
CM 1 2721 The Sustainable Development Goals and libraries
CM 2 2722 Developing equitable access to information in multicultural communities
CM 3 2723 Standardized terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Oceania
CM 4 2724 Declining Industries in Emerging Economies and Firm Strategies
CM 5 2725 Minerals Bio-availability in Soil, Water, Forage and Dairy Cattle at High Altitude
CM 6 2726 Effects of New Agri Techniques on World Hunger
CM 7 2727 “Work Stress and Negative Core Affect: The Effect of Negotiator Resilience on Negotiation Outcomes
CM 8 2728 Sustainable Energy on: Energy Efficient Buildings
CM 9 2729 “Investigating Conviviality Through an Entrepreneurial Prospective: Main Results from an Explorative Research
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
Plenary 27C Empowering Potential Inclusiveness & Inspiration Deep Laxmi
Katie Day
Tiffany Brar
11:00 AM-12:00 AM
CM 1 2731 Improving gender equality in the STEM environment Trine Angeline Sig
CM 2 2732 The importance of industry in supporting gender equality in academia
CM 3 2733 Energy policy: The twin challenges of development and sustainability
CM 4 2734 Shaping the future of production management – the path to intelligent, collaborative and sustainable manufacturing”.
CM 5 2735 Artificial intelligence and journalism
CM 6 2736 Ostracism, demarcation and autonomy
CM 7 2737 Populism — a threat to values
CM 8 2738 Post-truth politics and our future Avis Jones-DeWeever
CM 9 2739 Country Specific Talks
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Plenary 27D Engineering Change with Data & Analytics Aarthi Raju
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CM 1 2741 Inter-sectoral and multi-sectoral challenges & solutions to urban health
CM 2 2742 Youth, adolescent and children as partners: promoting healthy cities
CM 3 2743 Partnership experiences: policy-makers and civil society in urban health research
CM 4 2744 Built environment and sustainable urban infrastructure/ Low carbon development and sustainable housing
CM 5 2745 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) and community health
CM 6 2746 Inovations in the field of education
CM 7 2747 Stimulating the creative thinking of pupils / students//Team teaching and interdisciplinary integration Debbie Saviano
CM 8 2748 ” Significance of multilingualism and the circumstances of foreign languages in EU Exploring the world through the interaction of the senses (kindergarten)”
CM 9 2749 Strategies and business models for sustainable development
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Plenary 27E The Economics of Goodness in Health & Wellness Yumnah Hattas
Sara-Kristina Hannig Nour
Oluwakemi Olukoya-Dosumu
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
CM 1 2751 The Sharing Economy and the Evolution of Crowd-Based Capitalism
CM 2 2752 Focus on core strength – the deep inner strength both physical and mental that guides us through life
CM 3 2753 What can be done to create more healthy, livable, and sustainable communities?
CM 4 2754 How targeted private capital can drive opportunity, especially for women
CM 5 2755 What does it mean for governments, economies, alliances, and global institutions? What does it mean for minorities and immigrants? What does it mean for you and me?
CM 6 2756 Music is a mixing bowl where cultures meet and merge, creating new sounds and new connections.
CM 7 2757 Gender Constructs and Stereotypes of Adolescent Females in Traditionally Masculine Sports
CM 8 2758 Women’s Underrepresentation in Sports Governance Ethenia A Scott
CM 9 2759 Sport in Education: Changing the Game
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Plenary 27F Empowering Potential with an Engaged Education Aggeliki Pappa
Madelle Kangha
Nusrath Hassan
David C Schmitten
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CM 1 2761 Mental aspects for healthy lifestyles
CM 2 2762 Enhancing learning and the undergraduate experience
CM 3 2763 New challenges for the Higher Education Area
CM 4 2764 Technology Watch analysis of big data
CM 5 2765 Building Sustainable Relationships and Communities
CM 6 2766 Fashion in luxury with an emphasis on sustainability, innovation and empowering women
CM 7 2767 Creating sustainable cities : a holistic approach to urban development that ensures universal access to basic services, housing and mobility
CM 8 2768 The Power of Media local and global media platforms
CM 9 2769 Dance & Music as a Way of Life
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Plenary 27G Engineering Change with Conscious Social Media Yosha Gupta
Ethenia Scott
Jean Criss
Shukti Roy
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
CM 1 2771 Never Say Die: Make Adversity a Virtue
CM 2 2772 How to build socially robust e-coaching devices? Designers dealing with ethical and legal preconditions for societal acceptance.
CM 3 2773 Learning Experiences in Primary and Secondary School
CM 4 2774 Building Passion & Positive Attitudes
CM 5 2775 Food and food production as a common: How art can promote a more sustainable way of living
CM 6 2776 Digital Literacy and The Digital Gender Gap
CM 7 2777 When a social enterprise is serving the mental suffering people
CM 8 2778 How to Adopt a Holistic Mindset to Reinvent Your Inner Strengths
CM 9 2779 The Importance of Social Investment & Charity
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 27H In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Digital, Print & Social Media Nora Herting
Debbie Saviano
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
CM 1 2781 Preventing Violence Against Women Shukti Roy
CM 2 2782 Free online education : A revolution sweeping the world
CM 3 2783 Why it makes sense to put customers at the core of your business
CM 4 2784 Social entrepreneurship: How we can all build businesses that can make a difference ?
CM 5 2785 The arts as a catalyst for environmental change
CM 6 2786 Changing our relationship with alcohol
CM 7 2787 War begins in the mind: end your inner conflict to create a world of peace
CM 8 2788 Rising depression among women: what’s going wrong ?
CM 9 2789 Cyber economics: Dinosaur hackers and the rising titanic losses in world economy
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 27I In Conversation with Celebrities in Entertainment, Lifestyle & Cinema
6:00 PM-6:30 PM
Plenary 27J In Conversation with a Celebrity
6:30 PM-7:00 PM
Plenary 27K In Conversation with a Political Leader
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 3: Saturday, 28th April 2018

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 28A The Economics of Goodness in Holistic Healing and Integrative Medicine Anne Skare Nielsen
Avital Miller
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
CM 1 2811 Science popularization and public outreach activities
CM 2 2812 The Healing Power Of Sound , Music , Dance and the Creative arts
CM 3 2813 What distinguishes exceptional vs. ordinary living? It’s all about attitude & beliefs having a point of view
CM 4 2814 Anti-Bullying : Learning to Speak up
CM 5 2815 The World of Luxury, Fashion & Beauty
CM 6 2816 Integral Holism- integrating Yoga, Psychology, Crosscultural Faiths & Philosophy for creating our own unique path for Self Fulfillment & Flourishing
CM 7 2817 Inspiring Businesses for Peace & Sustainability: Through The Way as of Ubuntu, & Inner Peace
CM 8 2818 Challenging medical condition
CM 9 2819 Motivation and drives: Why we do, what we do
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 28B Empowering Potential with Action for Environment and Water
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
CM 1 2821 Game-based Teaching: How to convert curriculum into a game
CM 2 2822 War against Tobacco smoking and chewing – what women and NGO’s can do ?
CM 3 2823 What makes people want to give back to society
CM 4 2824 Revival of chakras – cleanse, energise & activate the main energy centers
CM 5 2825 The image of women being portrayed by the media
CM 6 2826 Convergence of science & religion through art
CM 7 2827 Media Reporting: Informing or Distorting?
CM 8 2828 What investors are looking for when investing in new ventures
CM 9 2829 What challenges keep me awake at night?
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
Plenary 28C Engineering Change with Media (print, social and digital) Gayemarie Brown
Mymoena Ismail
Saba Shaukat
Deepshikha Kumar
Avis Jones-DeWeever
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
CM 1 2831 Understanding male psychology is crucial for women’s optimum growth
CM 2 2832 The Art of Creative Living
CM 3 2833 My faith in global citizenship & building world peace through youth engagement
CM 4 2834 How to rewire the brain to break addiction to alcohol, tobacco, cigarette, or any other ?
CM 5 2835 Diversity – Women on the Board of Companies
CM 6 2836 Impact of Self-Help-Group on women empowerment
CM 7 2837 The role of fashion in women’s empowerment
CM 8 2838 Are women better caretakers of their elderly parents and if so what cultural shifts must happen for society to become comfortable with the idea of parents staying with their daughters and not just with their sons?
CM 9 2839 Inter-regional integration & globalization as a tool for women empowerment
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Plenary 28D In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Community Leadership

Farzanna S. Haffizulla
Rosalind Lockyer
Aise Jisimah

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CM 1 2841 Emerging Trends in agriculture science and equal opportunities to all in developing countries
CM 2 2842 The good, bad, ugly impact of reality TV on society and culture
CM 3 2843 Global free internet at your fingertips: How it will revolutionize personal lives
CM 4 2844 Innovation : A New Science and Psychology based technique to help people thrive in life
CM 5 2845 Branding yourself in a male dominated field Katie Day
CM 6 2846 Showcasing your brand’s unique narrative and story through effective PR and communication
CM 7 2847 The Lies I Tell Myself About Being A Woman
CM 8 2848 Healing through art : transforming the reason for your suffering into a reason for your joy
CM 9 2849 How to increase creativity for personal & professional growth ?
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Plenary 28E Economics of Goodness in Giving, Philanthropy & Human Connect
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
CM 1 2851 Women in the forefront as global travelers : Is a new industry in the making ?
CM 2 2852 Why is the world so deficient of good leadership at the top?
CM 3 2853 Keeping abreast with Breast Cancer, its prevention and cure
CM 4 2854 Breaking the cycle of poverty by inspiring change from within
CM 5 2855 Women emerging as the new leadership : its impact on politics, culture and business
CM 6 2856 Enough is Enough : How women can counter physical comparisons to create success
CM 7 2857 The Power of Words to Change Our World
CM 8 2858 Leadership, vision, planning and culture building within the movement
CM 9 2859 Is the unbridled media exposure of children detrimental to children’s maturity? What are the pros & cons?
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Plenary 28F Empowering Potential with Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution & Human Rights Annie Agle
Beena Ammanath
Debbie Ariyo
Sheryll Fisher
Vanesa Treers
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CM 1 2861 Empowering women to think differently
CM 2 2862 Are we opening our hearts and minds towards becoming global citizens ?
CM 3 2863 Why is teaching being consider a low level job and grossly underpaid and undervalued ?
CM 4 2864 Ayurveda for holistic well being
CM 5 2865 What can every home and every family do to counter irresponsible carbon foot printing and environmental degradation?
CM 6 2866 Family honor killings: grappling with the problem
CM 7 2867 Beauty Redefined: The Impact of Body Image on Women’s Confidence & Influence
CM 8 2868 What can women do individually and collectively to foster crosscultural sensitivity and understanding?
CM 9 2869 Female entrepreneurship in a male start-up world
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Plenary 28G Engineering Change through Volunteerism & Citizen Partnerships Kenita Placide
Aishwarya Narasimhadevara
Anna Blue
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
CM 1 2871 Metro and smart cities transforming India: The next generation India
CM 2 2872 Victimhood, Self-Awareness & Personal Accountability: A path to power
CM 3 2873 Creating and nurturing professional and personal relationships through networking
CM 4 2874 Energising the world through food and healthy lifestyle
CM 5 2875 Women in the sciences : Opportunity & Challenges
CM 6 2876 The gift of kindness
CM 7 2877 How to tame the blame habit for stronger relationships
CM 8 2878 How helping others is actually helping ourself Tiffany Brar
CM 9 2879 The Lifestyle Laws of Excellence
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 28H In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Social Entrepreneurship Sabrina Natasha Habib
Tracey Chambers
Tracey Gilmore
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
CM 1 2881 Conscious parenting: What every parent should know
CM 2 2882 Sports as an enabler of change
CM 3 2883 Entrepreneurship in the corporate world: Is there room for “startup thinking” in established companies ?
CM 4 2884 What my mother & grandmother did to save money? Are there values to be learned?
CM 5 2885 Helping women starting a “Start Up”
CM 6 2886 Nurturing a culture and ecosystem for relevant innovation in developing countries
CM 7 2887 Traditional bricks and mortar startups in the retail industry
CM 8 2888 Taking Responsibility – The Monument to world interdependence and responsibility
CM 9 2889 Women with disability- how they can fully integrate & contribute to upliftment of women and society
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 28I In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Technology Innovation & Advanced Analytics Dr. Olga Kubassova
Anne Stenros
6:00 PM-6:30 PM
Plenary 28J Special Country Focus
6:30 PM-7:00 PM
Plenary 28K In Conversation With a Business Leader
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 4: Sunday, 29th April 2018

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 29A The Economics of Goodness with Responsible Business and Branding Florence Musundwa
Emma Elizabeth Perales Vega
Monhla Hlahla
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
CM 1 2911 Make your Classroom a Virtual REALity!
CM 2 2912 What are the new innovative business opportunities for women with very little business exposure / knowledge ? Trine Angeline Sig
CM 3 2913 Does the 21st century youth need a complete revamp of the centuries old educational system ?
CM 4 2914 karma and reincarnation and the five languages of love
CM 5 2915 Rising to the occasion of who you really are : The journey to self Tahira Best
CM 6 2916 Preventing violence against women through theatre
CM 7 2917 Investment in public health initiatives
CM 8 2918 What does holistic wellness really mean ?
CM 9 2919 Learn to be in the present movement through yoga
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 29B Empowering potential with HighTech Organic Farming & Food Processing Sanjeev Chopra
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
CM 1 2921 You should play to win” : how important is that thought in driving excellence ?
CM 2 2922 How to Foster sustainability by Creating Social Businesses Liliana Domingues
CM 3 2923 Fast Forward Your Online Retail Business
CM 4 2924 The Role of Corporate Political Strategy in the Network Structure and Innovation Relation
CM 5 2925 What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger: General Technologies, Supporting Assets and Firm Survival
CM 6 2926 The Architecture of Openness: What the Changing Face of Mobile Telco can Teach Us about Knowledge, Innovation and Strategy
CM 7 2927 The Social Construction of Social Approval Assets: Who is in Control?
CM 8 2928 Leadership, Knowledge Sharing and Power Mamie-Jean Lamley
CM 9 2929 Strategic Thinking and Decision Making
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
Plenary 29C Engineering Change with Travel and Tourism Anne-Laure Orosco
Neerja Bhatia
Amruda Nair
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
CM 1 2931 Impact of Dynamic Capabilities
CM 2 2932 Resource Constraints and Frugal Innovation in Emerging Economy Firms
CM 3 2933 Innovation in Emerging Markets and MNCs
CM 4 2934 Institutional Environments, Globalization and Innovation
CM 5 2935 Learning to Execute: Examining the Impact of Prior Experience on Learning-by-Doing
CM 6 2936 Knowledge Creation and Sharing in Virtual Communities
CM 7 2937 Innovation Management in Networks, Ecosystems, and Innovation Hubs
CM 8 2938 Entrepreneurial Experience and Cognition: Implications for Venture Performance
CM 9 2939 Blurring the Boundaries of Strategy Work
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Plenary 29D In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Healthcare and Healthy Nutrition Dr. Linda Girgis

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CM 1 2941 Open Innovation: Antecedents and Performance Effects
CM 2 2942 Moving Front-line Management Development from the Classroom to the Field
CM 3 2943 The EnABLE Framework: Effective Learning and Performance Support Together
CM 4 2944 Focusing on the Now and Next of Learning and Technology
CM 5 2945 What You Must Know to Select the Best Mobile Learning Development Tools
CM 6 2946 Just Because You Can Make a Video Doesn’t Mean You Should
CM 7 2947 Learn Virtually Anything, Anywhere, at Any Time
CM 8 2948 Effective Time Management
CM 9 2949 Spiritual Care from Childhood to the End of Life
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Plenary 29E The Economics of Goodness in Creative and Visual Arts Sharesz T. Wilkinson
Fungai Mtisi
Humsa Dhir
Susie Wilson

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
CM 1 2951 Moving beyond From “Sowing the Seeds” To “Nurturing the Spirit”
CM 2 2952 Religion, Politics, and Public Discourse
CM 3 2953 Inequalities in Access to Technology-enhanced Financial Services
CM 4 2954 The Implications of Housing Tenure on Aging in Place: Changing Demographics and Implications for Community-based Aged Care Provision
CM 5 2955 Teaching Life-review Skills to Mental Health Counselors-in-training
CM 6 2956 The Importance of Meditation in the Modern World
CM 7 2957 Spirituality and Leadership
CM 8 2958 Benefits of the Vedic Way of Life : Ethics and Sustainable Banking in Spirituality
CM 9 2959 How to create a cohesive branding/marketing campaign for your organization
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Plenary 29F Empowering Potential by Collaboration and Public Relations Karen Heras-Kelly
Melinda Wittstock
Nancy Murphy
Keesa Schreane
Taran deep
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CM 1 2961 Keeping the whole group working towards a common goal
CM 2 2962 Handling conflicting opinions when decision making in an organization
CM 3 2963 Moving to a new city: how to get an apartment, network with people, find out the cost of living etc.
CM 4 2964 Alternative ways of learning- study abroad, undergraduate studies, Source info
CM 5 2965 How to keep out of house chapter membersinvolved
CM 6 2966 How to plan a good community service event
CM 7 2967 Balanced Leadership: The Role of Behavior Styles and Emotional Intelligence
CM 8 2968 How to translate/transfer your affinity affiliation to the work world
CM 9 2969 Building Successful IT Governance, Portfolio, and Project Management Processes
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Plenary 29G In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Start-Ups Stacey Schieffelin
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
CM 1 2971 Learning how to be a connector—By helping others you help yourself!
CM 2 2972 Public Relation resourcesfor student organizations
CM 3 2973 Stress Relief; taking time for yourself
CM 4 2974 Time Management
CM 5 2975 Skills Workshop—How to become a good facilitator
CM 6 2976 Transitioning from member to executive leaders
CM 7 2977 How to create a longstanding campustradition
CM 8 2978 How to manage academics and leadership involvement
CM 9 2979 Unlock the Hidden potential of your people
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 29H Engineering Change in Organic Foods, Ayurveda, and Holistic Lifestyle Nandini Chakravorty
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
CM 1 2981 Innovations in strengthening ayurveda eco system
CM 2 2982 When Is ignorance adaptive in cultural evolution?
CM 3 2983 Effect of information source on squirrel monkey performance in two binary discrimination tasks
CM 4 2984 Keystone to foster inclusive knowledge societies
CM 5 2985 How I turned a deadly plant into a thriving business
CM 6 2986 To solve old problems, study new species
CM 7 2987 How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection
CM 8 2988 Doesn’t everyone deserve a chance at a good life?
CM 9 2989 Are you a giver or a taker?
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 29I In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Venture Capital, Investments & Development Finance Diarietou Gaye
Jennifer Reynolds
6:00 PM-6:30 PM
Plenary 29J Special Country Chamber Session
6:30 PM-7:00 PM
Plenary 29K In Conversation With a Thought Leader
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 5: Monday, 30th April 2018

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 30A The Economics of Goodness in Consulting and Professional Services Christiane Bergevin
Quanisha Green
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
CM 1 3011 Interaction Design in the Cultural Context
CM 2 3012 Beautiful new words to describe obscure emotions
CM 3 3013 An entertainment icon on living a life of meaning
CM 4 3014 Why school should start later for teens
CM 5 3015 Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness
CM 6 3016 Why democracy matters
CM 7 3017 When we design for disability, we all benefit
CM 8 3018 Success, failure and the drive to keep creating
CM 9 3019 How fake news does real harm
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 30B In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Professional Life
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
CM 1 3021 We should all be feminists Aarthi Raju
CM 2 3022 Technologies to promote the inclusion of indigenous knowledge holders in digital Cultural Heritage preservation
CM 3 3023 Machine intelligence makes human morals more important Annie Agle
CM 4 3024 Thoughts on humanity, fame and love
CM 5 3025 We can fight terror without sacrificing our rights
CM 6 3026 It’s time to reclaim religion
CM 7 3027 Happiness in body and soul Joana Ferreira
CM 8 3028 Building emotional connections and human resilience
CM 9 3029 From maker to entrepreneur
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
Plenary 30C Empowering Potential with Micropreneurship
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
CM 1 3031 Why it takes courage to succeed Shilpa Sharad Shrikhande Rumaitha Al Busaidi
CM 2 3032 Ayurveda in primary health delivery
CM 3 3033 You need a college degree to work in a tech company
CM 4 3034 How do you define innovation in enterprise
CM 5 3035 YouTube creators, communities and the studios of the future
CM 6 3036 From building a product, to building a global brand
CM 7 3037 Securing the enterprise in an unsecure world
CM 8 3038 Open source is the new business model
CM 9 3039 Entrepreneurship in India & the Evolving Ecosystem
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Plenary 30D Engineering Change with Financial Inclusion Eva Bufí
Maureen Manyama
Andreja Kodrin
Charlotte Halkett
Terry L. Allen
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CM 1 3041 Building Sustainable Organizations
CM 2 3042 Entrepreneurial Secrets into Balancing Mind, Body and Spirit: Balance is Sustainability Samantha Gooden
CM 3 3043 Taking Tech to Agri
CM 4 3044 Design with the blind in mind
CM 5 3045 Getting Our Health Priorities in Order: Prevention, Research, and Treatment
CM 6 3046 What Matters Now: Navigating the New Investment Landscape
CM 7 3047 Cracking the Code of Addiction and Mental Health
CM 8 3048 Feeding the Future: The Changing Landscapes of Food and Agriculture
CM 9 3049 Disrupting Food: Alternative Proteins Leading to a More Sustainable Future
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Plenary 30E In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Business Innovation & Ideation
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
CM 1 3051 Unleashing Innovation: Advancing a Creative, Productive and Competitive Workforce
CM 2 3052 Confronting Terrorism at Home and Abroad
CM 3 3053 Financial Regulation in the 21st Century: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities
CM 4 3044 Global Real Estate Outlook: A More Attractive Asset?
CM 5 3055 How Technology Trends Will Impact Your Portfolio
CM 6 3056 Investing in Sustainable Development Kezy Mukiri
CM 7 3057 Young Entrepreneurs Who Are Rewriting the Biopharma Business Model
CM 8 3058 Food Investors and Innovators Inspiring a Health Revolution
CM 9 3059 How the Energy Transformation Will Power the Future
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Plenary 30F The Economics of Goodness in Going Back to Nature Jennifer Kearney
Shilpa Sharad Shrikhande
Kiran Bali
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CM 1 3061 Return on Longevity: Capitalizing on the Demographic Shift
CM 2 3062 Activist Investors: Unlocking Value
CM 3 3063 The Refugee Crisis: Rising to Meet the Moral Challenge of Our Time
CM 4 3064 Climate Change: Causes and Impacts on International Business & their Strategy
CM 5 3065 Leadership Performance and Management Development
CM 6 3066 Industrial waste & wastewater treatment
CM 7 3067 New business models for mass-customized products and services Stacey Schieffelin
CM 8 3068 Digital Technologies in the Factory Floor
CM 9 3069 Empowerment of citizens through lifelong learning and self-monitoring
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Plenary 30G In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in E Commerce, Retail Branding & HRD
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
CM 1 3071 Bias, Barriers and Opportunities for Women in STEM Professions
CM 2 3072 Entrepreneurial Mindset and Attitudes
CM 3 3073 Innovative value chains, networks & frameworks
CM 4 3074 Change management processes and sustainability growth of SME’s
CM 5 3075 Fighting against crime
CM 6 3076 Trends in Energy Storage for Future Grids
CM 7 3077 Management of Technology in Education and Businesses
CM 8 3078 Innovation and Management of Renewable Resources
CM 9 3079 Tourism planning and regional development
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 30H Empowering Potential by Celebrating Togetherness and Shared Human Values Tania Castilho
Ida Texell
Maureen Frank
Elena Kozlovskaya
Ethenia A Scott
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
CM 1 3081 Developing, Integrating, and Delivering E-Learning Solutions
CM 2 3082 Economics of socially responsible behaviors
CM 3 3083 The growing influence of social networks
CM 4 3084 Intrinsic Motivation & Sports & Its Profound Effect on Professional Development
CM 5 3085 Social and non-profit marketing
CM 6 3086 From social compliance to factory improvements
CM 7 3087 Art & Culture- Creating & Developing Emotional Intelligence & Thinking
CM 8 3088 Community investment: Development and Use of Technology
CM 9 3089 Human trafficking
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 30I In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Public Policy & Public Life
6:00 PM-6:30 PM
Plenary 30J In Conversation with a Bollywood Personality
6:30 PM-7:00 PM
Plenary 30K In Conversation with a Political Leader
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 6: Tuesday, 1st May 2018

9:00AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 1A Engineering Change by Engaging Communities & Empowering Communication

Myren Garcia
Maria Smith
Khushnooma Kapadia
Hiba Al-Ali
Tracy Calogheros
Paula Mattio Lastra

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
CM 1 1111 “Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant”: How to make it a messenger of individual voice ?
CM 2 1112 Sports & Its Profound Effect, Meditation, Alternate Healing & Positivity for Life
CM 3 1113 Government impact on restructuring and stabilizing financial industry
CM 4 1114 Art, Media & Education as a Way of Shifting Consciousness Regarding Women
CM 5 1115 How Investors and Companies can work together to achieve sustainable long-term growth
CM 6 1116 How to reshape business to deliver on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goal )
CM 7 1117 How to educate suppliers towards long term collaboration
CM 8 1118 How technology can be harnessed to manage supply chain risks
CM 9 1119 Laughter Yoga – One Stop Solution for Holistic Wellness
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 1B The Economics of Goodness in Overcoming Bias Yvette Sitten
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
CM 1 1121 How engaging millennials will drive deeper CSR commitments
CM 2 1122 Children’s rights: the risks and opportunities for business
CM 3 1123 Unlocking the value of corporate sustainability
CM 4 1124 Woman rights and workplace environment
CM 5 1125 Child Labor, Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking
CM 6 1126 Challenges of Social Inclusion: Gender, Inequalities, and Human Rights
CM 7 1127 Skill Development and Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment
CM 8 1128 Enhancing cultural leadership through value-based audience data
CM 9 1129 Cultural leadership and the place of the Artist
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
Plenary 1C In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Finance , Banking & Capital Markets Iman Al Damen
Iman Mutlaq
11:00 PM-12:00 PM
CM 1 1131 Elevating girls to empower communities
CM 2 1132 Values and influential factors that determine success of female leaders
CM 3 1133 Orbit-shifting innovation: Why Women Matter
CM 4 1134 Ayurveda education: bridging the gaps
CM 5 1135 Leadership,vision,planning and culture building within a movement
CM 6 1136 Developing Future Women Leaders and Diversity Initiatives
CM 7 1137 Fear LESS & LIVE More Samantha Gooden
CM 8 1138 Education of women leads to community development Tracey Gilmore
CM 9 1139 The Gender Digital Divide: what, why, where, how to solve
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Plenary 1D Empowering Potential through Start-ups and Innovation Jainee Gandhi
Christine Lacharme
Barbara Schonhofer
Nwando Hilda
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CM 1 1141 Entrepreneurship in the corporate world – Is there room for “startup thinking” in established companies Katie Day
CM 2 1142 Educating The Girl Child
CM 3 1143 Creating a business of purpose Liliana Domingues Tracey Chambers
CM 4 1144 Giving & Philanthropy – new models of giving and philanthropy to drive social impact
CM 5 1145 Government Business – A Stop to Child abuse & Focus on Child Protection
CM 6 1146 How women can help each other build a strength pyramid, to rise up together.
CM 7 1147 Uniting the world through skills
CM 8 1148 Talent attraction and retention in Development Sector – with special reference to women employees
CM 9 1149 Can sports increase tolerance in our hearts?
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Plenary 1E In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Academia Dr. Ellen Langer
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
CM 1 1151 Reinvention: 3 Ways to Navigate Uncertainty Successfully
CM 2 1152 Doodling and Decision-Making: How Drawing Out Ideas Helps Leaders Innovate and Create Change
CM 3 1153 Reinventing Itself – Women Empowerment & Inclusion
CM 4 1154 How to Adopt a Holistic Mindset
CM 5 1155 Opportunities for All in All Emerging Markets: How can SMEs Benefit
CM 6 1156 Youth & Social Media
CM 7 1157 What are Fund Managers & Investors Looking for in The Entrepreneurs
CM 8 1158 Art & Media as a Way of Shifting Consciousness Regarding Women
CM 9 1159 The Power of Education to Make a Positive Change to Our World
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Plenary 1F In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in CSR ,Philanthrophy & Service to Society

Karin Ireton

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CM 1 1161 Purpose, Potential & Passion: Role of Corporate Sector, CSR, The Consumer & Personal Leadership
CM 2 1162 Empowering Workplace Well Being & Workplace Design
CM 3 1163 Turning Contacts into Relationships
CM 4 1164 It’s Time to Thrive Being Who You Are
CM 5 1165 Never Underestimate The Power of an Idea: Transforming an Idea into a Fundable Business Plan Deepshikha Kumar
CM 6 1166 Meeting The Challenge of Leadership for Fostering Innovation, Creativity, Communication & Collaboration
CM 7 1167 Women Entrepreneurs & Healthy Eating
CM 8 1168 Creating an Inspired, Sustainable & Integrated Global Ecosystem to Foster Entreprenuership & Personal Growth
CM 9 1169 Toward a Connected World: Partnerships, Collaborations & New Markets
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Plenary 1G In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Agriculture Food and Circular Economy Prof. Dr. Adel El-Beltagy
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
CM 1 1171 A Governments Business – A Stop to Child Brides & a Focus on Child Abuse & Child Protection
CM 2 1172 Meeting The Challenge of Holistic Lifestyle & Healthy living – Issues of Pollution, Climate Change, Water, Waste
CM 3 1173 Personal & Outdoor Leadership, Giving & Philanthropy: Women Exerting a Greater Cultural Influence
CM 4 1174 Women in leadership Roles- The Harbingers of Change Beena Ammanath
CM 5 1175 Can We Learn Innovation Satinder Kaur
CM 6 1176 Women’s Economic Empowerment & Leadership
CM 7 1177 Towards Creating a More Sustainable, Tolerant & Integrated World. Tania Castilho
CM 8 1178 Empowerment of the Brain to Create Successful Leadership.
CM 9 1179 Values & Influential Factors that Determine Success of Female Leaders
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 1H In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Culture, Arts, & Design Sports
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
CM 1 1181 The Power of Personal Example & Self-Belief Joana Ferreira
CM 2 1182 Living, Working and Leading in the Feminine Karen Heras-Kelly
CM 3 1183 From an idea to a bankable Business plan
CM 4 1184 The voice of our future, Millennials & Gen X leaders
CM 5 1185 Body Wisdom, Our ability to create health & wellness without big pharma
CM 6 1186 The world of luxury, fashion and beauty
CM 7 1187 Politics Not as Usual.
CM 8 1188 Creating a healthy Environment of Conscious Entrepreneurship
CM 9 1189 Creating Environment for sustainable and Inclusive growth. Can new breakthrough technologies help address issues of large scale greening, clean water and agriculture in arid lands. Yasmin Rasyid
5:00 PM-5:30 PM
Plenary 1I Special Country Chamber Session
5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 1J In Conversation with a Spiritual Leader
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Validatory Plenary 1K Closing Plenary WEF 2018: Enabling a better, more sustainable, more inclusive, more tolerant and a more equitable world for ALL Deepak Bagla
Janet Robb
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)