Events

2017 Global Summit of Women - Tokyo, Japan

Thursday, May 11, 2017 (All day)Saturday, May 13, 2017 (All day)

 

“Beyond Womenomics: Accelerating Access”

2017 Global Summit of Women – May 11-13, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

Join 1,000 women leaders in business and government from around the globe at the leading forum for women impacting the global economy since 1990

  • To speed up women’s ascent to business leadership
  • To scale up the growth of women-owned enterprise
  • To open up the global market to women in business
  • To move more women and girls into technology industries
  • To foster family-friendly policies that benefit women and men

2017 Summit Program ​

*Simultaneous Interpretation provided in all summit sessions in English, Japanese, & French.

May 10, 2017 (Wednesday)

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Summit Registration

May 11, 2017 (Thursday)

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Summit Registration

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Ministerial Roundtable

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Doing Business with Japan

4:00 p.m. -  5:00 p.m.  Governor's Forum: Hon. Yuriko Koike

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   Opening Ceremony

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Japan's Welcoming Dinner

May 12, 2017 (Friday)

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.      Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Global and Regional Economic Megatrends

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Male CEO Forum: Leading Diversity from the Top

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Leading Stock Exchanges

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.    Luncheon Program: Women Entrepreneurs’ Forum

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.      BREAKOUT SESSIONS I 

  • Leadership Development Track: Building Your Brand Internally and Externally
  • Entrepreneurial Track: Stepping from the Brink: Recovering from Business Setbacks
  • Issues Track: Women Game Innovators and Animation

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.      BREAKOUT SESSIONS II

  • Leadership Development Track: Accelerating Women’s Access to Board Seats
  • YOUTH FORUM Tech-Based Enterprises
  • Issues Track: Social Entrepreneurship and the Silver Economy

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   Global Women’s Leadership Awards Gala Dinner

May 13, 2017 (Saturday)

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.    Breakfast Special Session: The Business of Fashion and Design

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Debate: Designing a ‘Balanced’ Work/Life

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Women CEO Forum: Accelerating Women’s Corporate Leadership

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Equalizing the Pay Gap: Best Practices

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Luncheon Program: Accelerating Entrepreneurship

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    BREAKOUT SESSIONS III

  • Leadership Development Track: Developing a Global Career Path to Leadership
  • Entrepreneurial Track: Reaching Women Effectively as a Market
  • Issues Track: Accelerating STEM for Successful 21st Century Careers

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.    BREAKOUT SESSIONS IV

  • Leadership Development Track: Building Collaboration with Men
  • Entrepreneurial Track: Building Your East/West Cultural Competence
  • Issues Track: ESG Challenges and the Sharing Economy

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.    Closing Ceremony 

Global Summit of Women