• Program

    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

     

    13:00-14:30 Lunch

     

     

    GET INSPIRED: LEADERSHIP & HR

     

    14:30-15:00 How Accenture builds its gender balanced team and a women-inclusive workplace

    by Alena Sochorová, Managing Director and Diversity Sponsor, Accenture CMT Consulting Lead in Central Europe (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania), Accenture

     

    15:00-15:30 Diversity tactics that work - Actionable ways to improve diversity in your organisation

    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

     

    11:35-12:05 I am on a mission: Making GE become an emotional organization by connecting its people into one family

    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

     

    13:00-14:30 Lunch

     

     

    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

     

    15:30-15:50 What media can show businesses: The importance of representation

    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

    OPEN+ Workshops

    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.

     

    November 18

    9:00-12:00 Assertive Communication - Constructive feedback for insensitive behaviour 

    by Andrew Hefler Chief trainer, Dramatrix

    Venue: Prezi HQ

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    OPEN Workshops

    OPEN workshops are included in your ticket and are subject to pre-registration.

    November 18.

    9:00-11:00 Making employers and managers disability confident

    by Yves Veulliet Global Disability Inclusion Program Manager, IBM

    Venue: Google Ground

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    November 18

    11:30-14:30 Solving workplace diversity with better design

    by Himaneesh Bolia and Karan Chilana, Google

    Venue: Google Ground

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    November 18

    13:00-14:30 Flow-Leadership​

    by Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Management and Organization, CEU

    Venue: Prezi HQ

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