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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.

Time Session
No.
Topic Speakers
12:50pm – 1:25pm Optional Guided Exhibition –”SAMTAL – DIALOGUE” Ólöf Ingólfsdóttir
01:30pm – 03:20pm 19A- 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 – 04:25pm 1910- Parallel A Sustainable World: Reducing Gender Based Violence Holds The Key Imambay Kamara
Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir
Dr. Giti Chandra
Ritu Khanduri
1911- Parallel Gender Equality in Iceland: Lessons Learned & Way Forward Kristin Astgeirsdottir ,
Sonja Yr Þorbergsdóttir
Edda Hermannsdóttir
1912- Parallel Leveraging Diversity Beyond Gender Priyanka Arora
Rabia Kidwai
Thordis Loa Thorhallsdottir
05:00pm – 06:00pm Cocktail -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-09:55am 2010- Parallel Gender Fulfillment & Partnership, Policies & practices for balanced sharing Shukti Roy,
Agneta Nyholm
2011- Parallel Supportive Networks for Abused Women to protect them from Domestic Abuse in Society & Violence in the Workplace. Natalie C. MacDonald
Gudrun Jonsdottir
Kristín Pálsdóttir
2012- Parallel Models of Good Governance – Implementing women voices & addressing alienation Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz
Charlene Doak-Gebauer
Ashildur Bragadottir
10:00am – 10:55am 2020- Parallel Stereotypes, Mindsets & Silent Oppressors Shevelle McPherson Esq,
Priyanka Arora
Annadís Gréta Rudolfsdóttir
Christine Poulin
2021- Parallel Equality at Home & Parenting Practices Helen Conn
Loree Cowling
Olof Juliusdottir
Hrefna Pálsdóttir
2022- Parallel Employee or Entrepreneur, Being Your Own Boss Jan Morgan
Pat Duckworth
Lisa Dadd
Julia McAndrew
11:00am – 12:00noon 2030- Parallel Exploring & Addressing Diverse Inequalities Auður Hauksdóttir
Rehab Abd Elhalim
Rabia Kidwai
Hanna Ragnarsdóttir
2031- Parallel Women’s Access to Finance Across Countries: Pitfalls & Paths Genna Elvin
Ruth Gylfadottir
2032- Parallel Boys 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– 01:00pm Lunch Break
01:00pm– 01:55pm 2040- Parallel Women on Executive Boards & as CEOs: What do The Trends Indicate Catherine Ward
Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir
Lilja Alfredsdottir
Genna Elvin,
Christine Poulin
2041- Parallel Teachers & Parents: Need for a Partnership Shukti Roy
Dr. Marialice B F X Curran
Rehab Abd Elhalim
2042- Parallel Us & Them: Reducing the Distances in Our Hearts & Minds Deep Laxmi
Jennifer Lu
Berta Daníelsdóttir
02:00pm – 02:55pm 2050- Parallel Closing the Gender Gap: Entrepreneurship as Leveling Field Lisa Dadd,
Pat Duckworth,
Zorica Pantic,
Nikki Zanchi
2051- Parallel Lack of gender diversity in business leadership – hindrances & tailwinds Roxane Jurkovskaja,
Laufey Axelsdottir,
Ashna Mahepal,
Emma Killian
2052- Parallel The Challenges of a Disrupted Media: What Can We Do as a Civil Society Jan Morgan
Ritu Khanduri
Elianne Ramos
Rakel Sveinsdottir
03:00pm – 03:55pm 2060- Parallel Women Workforce: New Models for Engagement Ashildur Bragadottir,
Larissa Best,
Erla Hlín Hjálmarsdóttir
Elín Gróa Karlsdóttir
2062- Parallel Wonder Women: Enshrining Powerful Role Models in Education & Media. Roma Das,
Jennifer Lu ,
Shevelle McPherson Esq
04:00pm – 05:00 pm 2070 Valedictory Session

* TBC