Chair Opening Remarks Day 18:25 - 8:30Main Room
Osbtacles & hurdles for female leaders in the retail industryAmy Cowper
8:30 - 9:00Main Room
Leading with integrity and honouring the value of your workKhatijah Fernandes
9:00 - 9:30Main Room
In a world where women continue to struggle to achieve salary equality, leading with integrity can be a challenge as we just try to "get a seat at the table", however there is no better way to honour the value of your work than to stand by what you believe in, and lead with clarity and honesty. Leading with integrity not just about being a person of your word, but also being able to have the hard conversations, and the having the strategies to do so.
Purpose to Profit: The new business paradigmKate Iles
9:30 - 10:00Main Room
We’re in the midst of a business revolution where there’s increasing demand from consumers, employees and investors for brands to stand for something more than just profit - and this demand is proven to translate into driving actual business results. But much of the time this shift doesn’t seem to align to the work we’re doing in digital. How can women of the web bring purpose to life in their everyday work and be taken seriously. How can you be an intrapreneur who helps drives the conversation around purposeful profit?
Break Day 110:00 - 10:20Foyer
Overcoming challenges in today’s retail environmentBelinda Hamilton
10:20 - 10:50Main Room
Five leadership lessons I learned the hard wayVanessa Cule
10:50 - 11:20Main Room
Human BingoDay 111:20 - 11:35Main Room
Panel Session: Women Led DisruptionDay 111:35 - 12:15Main Room
LunchDay 112:15 - 1:00Foyer
Network Your Way to Insight and OpportunityKaren Bozic
1:00 - 1:30Main Room
Networking is a critical skill successful leaders actively invest time in. They recognise the support, insight, and opportunity that a powerful network can bring. This session explains the importance of networking and the different types of networks that exist. It explores how to start thinking about your network, who should be in it, and provides practical steps to start expanding your network today.
Panel Session: Normalising the Conversation: Discussing Diversity, Gender Pay Gap & Sexual HarassmentDay 11:30 - 2:15Main Room
Being a Boss: The obstacles, challenges & stereotyping you have encountered. Diversity & Inclusion: How inclusion differs from diversity; How to create a culture of inclusiveness & promote diversity. Tackling & Unpacking Unconscious Bias (in the workplace). Sexual Harassment: Have you ever encountered any? How did you deal with it? What stops employees from raising issues internally? Gender Pay Gap & Parental Leave: How to bridge the gap & who's responsible - men or women? Defying entrenched & outdated stereotypes that surround ‘Caregiving’ & ‘Caregivers’.
Group Surgery: Empower & Lead Day 12:15 - 2:30Main Room
In this session, the 'patient' will share the biggest leadership related pain they are experiencing at work. 'Surgeons', aka the person sitting next to them, will diagnose the problem and treat the issue.
Why representation matters & how to do it better Cristie Gordon
2:30 - 3:00Main Room
Online media and advertising plays a huge role in shaping how people see the world, what they think matters and what's considered ‘normal’. Therefore as creators, curators and gatekeepers of the web it's our responsibility to be conscious of how we cover and capture the world. This talk will cover how and why we need to take action towards better diversity and representation in who we choose to create, host or feature in news, content or advertising.
BreakDay 13:00 - 3:20Foyer
3:20 - 3:50Main Room
Emotional Intelligence in the changing retail worldNeelima Pagare
3:50 - 4:20Main Room
what it really takes to be a founderOlivia Carr
4:20 - 4:50Main Room
Chair Closing Remarks Day 14:50 - 4:55Main Room
Drinks HourDay 14:55 - 6:00Foyer

Ends in 18 days 8 hours

Final Release Tickets