The 2017 Executive Summit was a fantastic opportunity to continue my professional growth, which was jump-started by the executive master’s program. At the summit I renegaded with old peers, while networking with new and diverse professionals.
|5:30 – 7:00PM||Registration & Welcome Reception | Provost Richard Locke|
|7:15 – 9:30PM||Opening Dinner | Dean Karen Sibley|
|8:00 – 8:45AM||Welcome Breakfast & Registration|
|9:00 – 10:00AM||Dean’s Round Table: Building Innovative Communities & The Future of SPS | John Luipold, Karen Sibley, Sarah Delmar & Peter McNally|
|10:15 – 11:30AM||Bottom-Up Research: The Most Critical Skill In The Entrepreneurial Process | Danny Warshay ’87|
|11:45 – 1:15PM||Lunch & Keynote: Fairness, Accountability and Transparency in Machine Learning: An Overview | Michael Littman PhD ’96|
|1:30 – 2:30PM||Understanding the Business Imperative for Diversity & Inclusion | Liza Cariaga-Lo, Ivon Rodriguez ’00, EMBA ’16 & Tiffani Scott ’98|
|2:45 – 3:45PM||EMCS Feature Discussion: Beyond Snowden | Timothy Edgar|
|2:45 – 3:45PM||EMBA Feature Discussion: Trump’s Impact on the Global Economy | Mark Blyth|
|4:00 – 5:00PM||EMHL Feature Discussion: The Future of Healthcare Reform | Peter Hollmann ’76, MD ’79|
|4:00 – 5:00PM||EMSTL Feature Discussion: The Next Technology Tsunami: The Internet of Things and the Future of Connectivity | Larry Larson|
|5:00 – 6:00PM||Break & Refresh|
|6:00 – 9:00PM||Pub & Pitch: Test your newest elevator pitch, project, or professional venture on your fellow summit attendees over dinner & drinks | Sandra Smith|
|7:45 – 9:30AM||Breakfast|
|8:00 – 8:45AM||Career Management Session 1: A Head Hunter’s Perspective | Inga Walter EMBA ’12|
|8:45 – 9:30AM||Career Management Session 2: A Head Hunter’s Perspective | Inga Walter EMBA ’12|
|9:45 – 10:45AM||Navigating Difficult Conversations: How to Address What Matters Most | Douglas Stone ’80|
|11:00 – 12:00PM||Practicing Mindful Leadership Throughout Your Career | Sarah Bua ’91|
|12:15 – 1:30PM||Networking Lunch|
|1:45 – 2:45PM||Using Board Engagement & Philanthropy to Pivot Your Career | Brickson Diamond ’93|
|3:00 – 4:00PM||Alumni Stories & Closing Reception | Jay Flanagan EMHL ’15, Meryl Moss EMHL ’15, Ivon Rodriguez ’00, EMBA ’16 & Dean Karen Sibley|
The Summit is open to the Executive Master’s alumni, current students and their guests. If you are interested in attending the Summit but are not affiliated with the Executive Master’s programs, please contact ExecutiveAlumni@brown.edu.
|Current Executive Master’s Students||Complimentary*|
|Alumni and Guests before September 30||$195|
|Alumni and Guests after September 30||$250|
*Current Students: Please use registration code “EXECSUMMIT2017”.
Faculty and invited speakers: Please contact us at ExecutiveAlumni@brown.edu for registration assistance.
After October 19, Summit attendees should feel free to make a reservation at a hotel or other accommodation in proximity to Brown University (Providence Biltmore, Hotel Providence, Omni Providence, Hampton Inn, etc.).
Suggested attire for the Summit is business-casual. Please contact ExecutiveAlumni@brown.edu with any questions.
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