2004 Colloquium

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‘Creating a Level Playing Field for Women’

Washington, DC • March 4-5, 2004

The premier executive forum for gender diversity globally

Program Schedule

Thursday, March 4

6:30 PM-8:30 PM Dinner Discussion Roundtables: "Measuring Success in Gender Equity Programs"

Friday, March 5

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction: Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM "Promoting Compliance with Gender Equity Laws: Status Report from U.S., Canada and Japan"

Cari Dominguez, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Mary Gusella, Chief Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission
Mariko Bando, Former Director of Gender Equality, Japan
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM "Training and Integrating Gender Equality in the Global Workplace"

Bernard Milano, President KPMG Foundation
Sylvia Allen, Director of Global Diversity Cisco Systems
Zabeen Hirji, Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, Royal Bank of Canada
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM "Teaming on Diversity"

Susan Johnson, Vice President Human Resources Corporate Staff, Diversity Leadership Pitney Bowes
Hector Leiva, Human Resources Director, Pitney Bowes, Australia
Batya Brykman, Vice President, Latin America, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide
12:00 AM – 1:30 PM "The Market Rationale for Gender Equality"

Monica Emerson, Executive Director, Corporate Diversity, DaimlerChrysler Corporation
Renee Bazile-Jones, President, Unparalleled Inc. (Canada)
Judy Walsh, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, SBC Corporation
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM "The European Approach to Gender Equity in the Workplace"

Sue McDougall, Contracts and Negotiation Executive and Chair, European Women's Leadership Council, IBM/U.K.
Henrika Frowein, Senior Manager, Regulatory & Government Affairs, Deutsche Telekom (Germany)
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM "Executive Search and the Goal of Gender Equality: Are We There Yet?"

Margaretta Noonan, Executive Vice President, Hudson Highland Group
Reports from Dinner Roundtables