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WEF Iceland Program Details

Session Guidelines:

WEF Iceland Program Details, Each session of 55 minutes will have 4 co-lead speakers on a panel. Who will speak 10-15 minutes each (Unless mandarian orange indicated as a panelist ). Balance wherever available time will be for interaction remarks and Q&A.

Speakers Colour Code:

Moderator Lead   Co-Lead  Panelist  Via Video Keynotes & Others

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

WEF Iceland Program Details, 2017 “Gender Equality – Towards He for She & She for He”

WEF Iceland Program Details Day-1, Thursday , 19 October 2017.

TimeSession
No.
TopicSpeakers
12:50pm – 1:25pmOptionalGuided Exhibition –”SAMTAL – DIALOGUE”Ólöf Ingólfsdóttir
01:30pm – 03:20pm19A- Plenary – Inaugural Session* Inauguration & Theme Address: “Gender Equality – Towards He for She & She for He”Guest of Honour : Fru Vigdis Finnbogadóttir, Ex-President of Iceland,
Hon’ble Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson
Hon’ble Minister Porsteinn Víglundsson
Dr. Harbeen Arora
Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir
Rakel Sveinsdottir
Edda Hermannsdóttir ,
H.E Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin, Vice President of the Republic of Suriname,
Yana Toom ,
03:30pm – 04:25pm1910- ParallelA Sustainable World: Reducing Gender Based Violence Holds The KeyImambay Kamara
Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir
Dr. Giti Chandra
Ritu Khanduri
1911- ParallelGender Equality in Iceland: Lessons Learned & Way ForwardKristin Astgeirsdottir ,
Sonja Yr Þorbergsdóttir
Edda Hermannsdóttir
1912- ParallelLeveraging Diversity Beyond GenderPriyanka Arora
Rabia Kidwai
Thordis Loa Thorhallsdottir
05:00pm – 06:00pmCocktail -Reception hosted by Líf Magneudóttir, President of the City Council, at Tjarnarsalur in Reykjavík City Hall (5 min walk)Líf Magneudóttir,
President of the City Council

WEF Iceland Program Details Day-2, Friday , 20 October 2017.

09:00am-09:55am2010- ParallelGender Fulfillment & Partnership, Policies & practices for balanced sharingShukti Roy,
Agneta Nyholm
2011- ParallelSupportive Networks for Abused Women to protect them from Domestic Abuse in Society & Violence in the Workplace.Natalie C. MacDonald
Gudrun Jonsdottir
Kristín Pálsdóttir
2012- ParallelModels of Good Governance – Implementing women voices & addressing alienationDr. Maha Hosain Aziz
Charlene Doak-Gebauer
Ashildur Bragadottir
10:00am – 10:55am2020- ParallelStereotypes, Mindsets & Silent OppressorsShevelle McPherson Esq,
Priyanka Arora
Annadís Gréta Rudolfsdóttir
Christine Poulin
2021- ParallelEquality at Home & Parenting PracticesHelen Conn
Loree Cowling
Olof Juliusdottir
Hrefna Pálsdóttir
2022- ParallelEmployee or Entrepreneur, Being Your Own BossJan Morgan
Pat Duckworth
Lisa Dadd
Julia McAndrew
11:00am – 12:00noon2030- ParallelExploring & Addressing Diverse InequalitiesAuður Hauksdóttir
Rehab Abd Elhalim
Rabia Kidwai
Hanna Ragnarsdóttir
2031- ParallelWomen’s Access to Finance Across Countries: Pitfalls & PathsGenna Elvin
Ruth Gylfadottir
2032- ParallelBoys Can Cry & Girls can Lead: The Need for New Verbal Expressions /
Breastfeeding in Public Places: What do Women Think?
Soffía Elín Sigurðardóttir
Margrét Pála Ólafsdóttir
Nikki Zanchi
12:00noon– 01:00pmLunch Break
01:00pm– 01:55pm2040- ParallelWomen on Executive Boards & as CEOs: What do The Trends Indicate Catherine Ward
Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir
Lilja Alfredsdottir
Genna Elvin,
Christine Poulin
2041- ParallelTeachers & Parents: Need for a PartnershipShukti Roy
Dr. Marialice B F X Curran
Rehab Abd Elhalim
2042- ParallelUs & Them: Reducing the Distances in Our Hearts & MindsDeep Laxmi
Jennifer Lu
Berta Daníelsdóttir
02:00pm – 02:55pm2050- ParallelClosing the Gender Gap: Entrepreneurship as Leveling FieldLisa Dadd,
Pat Duckworth,
Zorica Pantic,
Nikki Zanchi
2051- ParallelLack of gender diversity in business leadership – hindrances & tailwindsRoxane Jurkovskaja,
Laufey Axelsdottir,
Ashna Mahepal,
Emma Killian
2052- ParallelThe Challenges of a Disrupted Media: What Can We Do as a Civil SocietyJan Morgan
Ritu Khanduri
Elianne Ramos
Rakel Sveinsdottir
03:00pm – 03:55pm2060- ParallelWomen Workforce: New Models for EngagementAshildur Bragadottir,
Larissa Best,
Erla Hlín Hjálmarsdóttir
Elín Gróa Karlsdóttir
2062- ParallelWonder Women: Enshrining Powerful Role Models in Education & Media.Roma Das,
Jennifer Lu ,
Shevelle McPherson Esq
04:00pm – 05:00 pm2070Valedictory Session

* TBC