WEF-Europe,2021 Program Details

Session Guidelines:
* Plenary Sessions: Each plenary session of one hour will have 8 – 10 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 forum. If a moderator is not selected by the speakers, then a member of the WEF 19 organising committee allotted to that session will handle that part. In Addition, Two members from the WEF 19 organising committee will be allotted to each forum 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/Others   Co-Lead  Panelist  Via Video Keynotes & Others

Time Allocation
For  Co-Lead :10-12 Min, Panelist: 5 Min.


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March 6th 2021
TimeTopicGuest Speakers
10:00 – 10.05Welcome Mrs. Karen Duys WICCI Netherlands
Mrs. Van Loo WICCI Belgium
Inaugural KeynoteDr. Harbeen Arora, Founder and Global Chairperson, Women Economic Forum (WEF) and Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WICCI).
10:05 – 10:15IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP:CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIESMrs. Natasa Pilides, Minister of Energy, Trade & Industry of Cyprus
10.15 – 10.25Policy and actions of the municipality of Rotterdam to support Women to get a job (also during the pandemic)Mr. Moti, Alderman City of Rotterdam
10.25 – 10.35Mrs. Wendell Hofman Brand manager at Aegon Boardmember of the NVR: Dutch Council of Women Netherlands
10:35- 10:45Mrs. Monique Mols Head of Corporate communication ASML www.asml.com Netherlands
10:45 – 10.55Mrs. Marian Spier Member of the Supervisor Board of the Van Gogh Museum Founder Tedex Amsterdam Women Lecturer at the university of Applied Sciences Amsterdam Netherlands
10.55 – 11.05Musical Performance
11.05 – 11.15AWARDEES by Dr Harbeen
11:15 – 11:25Personal Strenght and Coping Strategies in Covid TimesMrs. Andrea Cvrljak, Psychotherapist and Psychologisty lecturer University of Sagreb, Croatia
11:25 – 11.35Mrs. Vreneli Stadelmaier Director Sheconsult Founder SheTalentbank.com, SheNews.nl Netherlands
11.35 – 11.45What we learned from COVID about our society?Ana Jana Sustersic, MSc CEO at Talents Management Institute Psychologist, Talents Manager Consultant, Team Coach, Executive Coach, Trainer SOS Covid support Slovenia
11.45 – 11.55Mrs. Marieke Fijnvandraat Director sustainable & smart urban development /digital infrastructure, PwC Senior advisor Innovation Eurofiber Netherlands
11.55 – 12.05Mrs. Renata Voss Member of the board of directors of stichting BOOR (Education in the city of Rotterdam)
12.05 – 12.15Questions from the audience
12.15 – 12.25AWARDEES by Dr Harbeen

March 7th 2021
TimeTopicGuest Speakers
10:00 – 10.05Welcome Mrs. Van Loo president WICCI Belgium
10:05 – 10:15Opening SpeechMrs. Farah Shammas Managing Director St. Raphael Resort and Marina Cyprus
10.15 – 10.25THE TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY: IMPACT AND RECOVERY FROM COVID 19Mrs.Christel Somers CEO Travel organisation Montana & Spokeswomen for SOS travel Belgium & Europe Belgium
10:25 – 10:35Mrs. Mrs. Loveleen
10:35 – 10.45Mrs. Simmi Pai Director Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts Maldives
10.45 – 10:55Mrs. Sarah Patrizia Dubke Manager Product Development & Guest Services (UAE & Oman) Orient Tours UAE
10:55 – 11.05Mrs. Nimisha Rattan CEO Bliss Body, Wellness Tourism. India
11:05 – 11:15Panel Discussion
11:15 – 11:20Musical Performance
11:20 – 11.30Small Entrepreneurship School for Women.Irena Spahic, Senior Associate Croatian Chamber of Economy CCE Croatia
11.30 – 11.40Mrs. Jorissa Neutelings, Head of digital innovations & IT (DigIT) at Vattenfall.
11.40 – 11.50Changing Perspective on Women LeadershipBranka van der Lynden Founder Meaningful Synergies Ltd AML Compliance Officer Cyprus
11.50 – 12.10AWARDEES by Dr Harbeen
12.10 – 12.20Vote of thanks

8th March, 2021 Monday
TimeTopicGuest Speakers
10:00 – 10.05Welcome Mrs. Karen Duys president WICCI Netherlands
10:05 – 10:10Opening SpeechMrs. Ayfer Koc Member of the city council of Enschede Netherlands. Chairwoman of the CDA Enschede Founder Ayfer, Advice & Coaching (AAC) of Colourful Young Executives Netherlands
10.15 – 10.25INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAYMrs. Mar Introini Global Goodwill Ambassador WEF, Expert on Development Cooperation, Expert on Humanitarian Aid, Migrations and Asylum and Refugees. Spain
10:25 – 10:35Mrs. Valerie Thys Communication specialist and TV Host Belgium
10:35 – 10.45Business Mindset: Re-invent yourself in the time of crisisAndreja Cavnik, ICF certified Professional Executive Coach / Business Strategist & Trainer / Fortune 500 Coach. Slovenia
10:45- 11.00Questions from the audience
11.00 -11.05Musical Performance
11.05 – 11.15Digital Strategy during Covid 19, opportunities & challengesMrs. Christina Economou
11.15- 11.25How to help to fund your businessMr. Mathias Browaeys Founder of WinWinner & The Harbour Belgium
11:25 – 11:35Mrs. Schreijer- Pierik, member of the European Parliament.
11:35 – 11.45Managing without rulesMr. Tim Berghmans, Marbles (marketing & communication) Creating happier people & companies through marketing & employer branding Belgium
11.45 – 11.55Mrs. Edith Nordman Lawyer Chairwomen Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT) Netherlands
11:55 – 12:15Closing speechSofia Nordgren: stand Up Comedian Sweden
12.10 – 12.20AWARDEES by Dr Harbeen