OPEN Conference 2016
Talks and panel discussions on November 17
The language of the conference is English, Hungarian interpretation is provided for Day1 upon request.
* Magyar nyelvű tolmácsolást biztosítunk az előadások és panel beszélgetések alatt. *
The program may be subject to change.
OPEN to discuss the business case
8:30-9:00 Warming up: coffee and tea to start the day
9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks
9:10-9:50 Business Keynote: Does diversity make money for your company?
by Oliver Munn, Partner, McKinsey & Company
9:50-10:30 Diversity Keynote: From Universal to Personal: The business of inclusion and why it matters
by Nidhi Singh, Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead, India, Middle East, Africa, CEE, France, Microsoft
10:30-11:00 How can diversity drive our future success?
by Rita Veres, Market Lead, SingularityU Budapest Chapter Ambassador, Aon Hewitt
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
OPEN to learn from best practices - Track1
11:20-11:35 Fireside chat: at the workplace as an LGBTQ person
11:35-12:05 The Power of Allies
by Chris Moody, Lead Business Analyst, Commodity Risk, Regulatory and Finance – Integrated Supply Trading,
Pride Network co-chair, United Kingdom, BP
12:05-12:20 Fireside chat: at the workplace as a Roma person
12:20-13:00 Are we there yet? - Roma inclusion at workplaces
panel discussion with Viktoria Gerner, Project Coordinator for Integrom, The Boston Consulting Group, and
Sándor Lakatos, CEO, Novapapír
GET INSPIRED: LEADERSHIP & HR
by Alena Sochorová, Managing Director and Diversity Sponsor, Accenture CMT Consulting Lead in Central Europe (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania), Accenture
by Holly Fawcett, Curriculum Development Director, SocialTalent
15:30-16:30 Designing a diverse team and becoming an inclusive leader
panel discussion with Edina Heal, Country Director, Google,
Jane Ellis, Citi Shared Service Centre Budapest Head, Enterprise Supply Chain EMEA Head, Citi Shared Services EMEA Head, Citi
Judit Zolnay, CEO, General Manager, Metlife Hungary, and
Peter Arvai, co-founder, CEO, Prezi, Gabriella Vidus, Chief Executive Officer, RTL Hungary
16:30-16:50 Coffee break
OPEN to learn from best practices - Track2
11:20-11:35 Fireside chat with a man on paternity leave
by Éva Marton, GE Europe Travel Operations Manager, Leader of the Working Parents Program of GE
12:05-12:20 Fireside chat: at the workplace as a person with disability
12:20-13:00 Accessibility 2.0 - What comes after creating a physically accessible workplace?
panel discussion with György Jaksity, Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Concorde Securities, and
Yves Veulliet, Global Disability & Inclusion Lead, IBM
GET INSPIRED: MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
14:30-15:00 Don't be just open!
by Tom Hídvégi, Creative Strategist, Creative Strategist | Creative Excellence Marketing Manager, CEE, The Coca-Cola Company
15:00-15:30 See how it happens: on-stage improvisation with actors (in Hungarian)
by Grund Theatre
by Péter Kolosi, Deputy CEO & Director of Programming, RTL Hungary
15:50-16:20 Diversity and Inclusion in Hollywood and in Hungary: A discussion about the importance of representation in media
panel discussion with Bradley Bell, television writer and producer from Hollywood, eight-time Daytime Emmy Award winner and Péter Kolosi, Deputy CEO & Director of Programming, RTL Hungary
16:20-16:40 Diversity Marketing: Hell, Yes, It Matters
by Kat Gordon, Founder, The 3% Conference, , via a live, exclusive video call from San Francisco
16:40-16:50 Coffee break
OPEN to look into the future
16:50-17:20 Closing Keynote: The case for inclusion
by Laszlo Bock, Senior Advisor, Google (between 2006-2016 Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google), via a live, exclusive video call from San Francisco
17:20-18:10 What is the next big thing in diversity?
panel discussion with Colleen Bell, United States Ambassador to Hungary,
Nidhi Singh, Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead, India, Middle East, Africa, CEE, France, Microsoft,
Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Management and Organization, CEU,
From 18:10 Networking
Workshops on November 18
The OPEN+ workshop is designed to engage not only the conference's audience but also professionals, who may not attend Day 1 as they seek a more hands-on experience. OPEN+ workshop is available for OPEN Conference ticket holders as well: OPEN offers a 30% discount and pre-booking opportunity.
OPEN workshops are included in your ticket and are subject to pre-registration.
by Yves Veulliet Global Disability Inclusion Program Manager, IBM
Venue: Google Ground
11:30-14:30 Solving workplace diversity with better design
by Himaneesh Bolia and Karan Chilana, Google
Venue: Google Ground
by Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Management and Organization, CEU
Venue: Prezi HQ
About talks, panel discussions and workshops
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