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Registration Opens / Networking Breakfast

-Feel free to visit sponsors' booths

Opening Remarks
Anne LeBourgeoisJennifer Parks

Jennifer Parks, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, White & Case

Morning Keynote - Introduced & moderated by:
Anne LeBourgeois, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Hamilton Advisors Limited

  • Anne LeBourgeois (Co-Founder & Managing Director of Hamilton Advisors Limited)

    Anne LeBourgeois

    Co-Founder & Managing Director of Hamilton Advisors Limited
  • Jennifer Parks (COO, Asia Pacific at White & Case)

    Jennifer Parks

    COO, Asia Pacific at White & Case
Morning Keynote
Emilie Bydwell
  • Emilie Bydwell (High Performance Director - Women of USA Rugby)

    Emilie Bydwell

    High Performance Director - Women of USA Rugby

    Originally a Canadian, Bydwell began playing rugby in high school in Quebec. Moving to the United States to pursue her degree and ice hockey career at Brown University, Bydwell also played rugby there earning three-time Women’s Collegiate All-American honors and was selected as the 2007 Collegiate Player of the Year. She made her Eagles debut against England in August 2008 and went on to compete in three Rugby World Cups (two 15s and one 7s) retiring in late 2015 after a career ending injury. Just before the end of her career, Emilie spent a season abroad playing for the London Saracens, helping them win the Premiership Title that year.

    Bydwell has coached across all levels of rugby in the United States including high school, collegiate and senior, leading teams to multiple national titles. Bydwell served as the Director of Rugby at Seattle- based Atavus, where she worked to develop player pathway systems across the United States. She has coached across all the age grade USA Representative sides including the High School All Americans, U20s, Collegiate All Americans, Falcons and just took the USA Women's 7s team to the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru. Emilie served as the Team Leader for the Women's 7s team at the Rio Olympic Games

    Bydwell currently serves as the USA Rugby Director of Women’s High Performance living in Chula Vista. She is committed to building environments that support people and teams to maximize their potential.

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Introduction to Breakout Sessions
Jennifer Parks

Jennifer Parks, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, White & Case

Proceed to breakout rooms

  • Jennifer Parks (COO, Asia Pacific at White & Case)

    Jennifer Parks

    COO, Asia Pacific at White & Case
Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Amie ChangJessica ColeAndrea FesslerValerie StaitMary McHaleTatman SavioTania SibreePatricia SlawinskaMehrnoush SalehpourTricia YapJanice ChiaJen FlowersFelicity McRobbHelene Liu

For more information on each panel, check out the Concurrent Panels at the top of this page.

Panel 1: Panel Discussion: Risk taking and Perseverance: Lessons in Leadership
Panel 2: Ignite Talks: Did You Know
Panel 3: Workshop: How to Create a Breakthrough?

Each session is run twice at 9:45am-10:35am & 11am-11:50am

  • Amie Chang (Managing Director & Head of the Hong Kong Office at Nardello & Co.)

    Amie Chang

    Managing Director & Head of the Hong Kong Office at Nardello & Co.
  • Jessica Cole (Associate Director, Institutional Marketing of Invesco Hong Kong Limited)

    Jessica Cole

    Associate Director, Institutional Marketing of Invesco Hong Kong Limited
  • Andrea Fessler (Founder & Executive Director of Premiere Performances of Hong Kong)

    Andrea Fessler

    Founder & Executive Director of Premiere Performances of Hong Kong
  • Valerie Stait (Airline Pilot)

    Valerie Stait

    Airline Pilot
  • Mary McHale (Business Development Director (Financial Services), Asia Pacific of Equinix)

    Mary McHale

    Business Development Director (Financial Services), Asia Pacific of Equinix
  • Tatman Savio (Partner/Registered Foreign Lawyer at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld)

    Tatman Savio

    Partner/Registered Foreign Lawyer at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
  • Tania Sibree (CEO/Founder of BakBamboo)

    Tania Sibree

    CEO/Founder of BakBamboo
  • Patricia Slawinska (CEO of Confidential – Crisis Management)

    Patricia Slawinska

    CEO of Confidential – Crisis Management
  • Mehrnoush Salehpour (Service Designer, Gender Equality and Diversity Advocate, Senior Manager at HSBC)

    Mehrnoush Salehpour

    Service Designer, Gender Equality and Diversity Advocate, Senior Manager at HSBC
  • Tricia Yap (Founder of Bikini Fit & Goji Elite)

    Tricia Yap

    Founder of Bikini Fit & Goji Elite
  • Janice Chia (Managing Director of SBI China Capital)

    Janice Chia

    Managing Director of SBI China Capital
  • Jen Flowers (Global Head of Strategy & Business Management, Partnerships & Innovation, RBWM at HSBC)

    Jen Flowers

    Global Head of Strategy & Business Management, Partnerships & Innovation, RBWM at HSBC
  • Felicity McRobb (Founder of McRobb Consulting)

    Felicity McRobb

    Founder of McRobb Consulting
  • Helene Liu (Executive Director of Ingrid Millet Ltd.)

    Helene Liu

    Executive Director of Ingrid Millet Ltd.
Coffee Break

-Feel free to mingle and visit sponsors' booths
-10:55am-11am Proceed to breakout rooms

Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions (REPEAT)

For more information on each panel, check out the Concurrent Panels at the top of this page.

Panel 1: Panel Discussion: Risk taking and Perseverance: Lessons in Leadership
Panel 2: Ignite Talks: Did You Know
Panel 3: Workshop: How to Create a Breakthrough?

Networking Break

-Feel free to mingle and visit sponsors' booths
-Proceed to lunch room

Lunchtime Performance by Viva! Pipers
Viva! Pipers (woodwind quintet)

Musicians: Venus Chu (Flute), Rachel Wong (Oboe), Edith Tam (French Horn), Rita Au (Clarinet) & Leung Tak-Wing (Bassoon)

  • Viva! Pipers (woodwind quintet)

    Viva! Pipers (woodwind quintet)

Luncheon and Keynote
Nicole TungTara Joseph

Lunch Keynote at 1pm-1:30pm

  • Nicole Tung (Photojournalist)

    Nicole Tung

    Photojournalist
  • Tara Joseph (President at The American Chamber of Commerce in HK)

    Tara Joseph

    President at The American Chamber of Commerce in HK
2019 Women of Influence Awards Opening Remarks
Abigail DeLessio

Abigail DeLessio, Senior Consultant – Asia Pacific, Triangle Associates and AmCham WOI Awards Co-Chief Judge

  • Abigail DeLessio (Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific at Triangle Associates)

    Abigail DeLessio

    Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific at Triangle Associates
Women of Influence Awards Presentation Ceremony
Abigail DeLessioFelicity McRobbHelene Liu

AMCHAM WOMEN OF INFLUENCE AWARDS 2019 PRESENTATION CEREMONY

Abigail DeLessio, Senior Consultant – Asia Pacific, Triangle Associates and AmCham WOI Awards Co-Chief Judge
- presents Professional of the Year Award
- presents Entrepreneur of the Year Award
- presents Leading Woman on Boards Award

Felicity McRobb, Founder, McRobb Consulting and AmCham WOI Awards Co-Chief Judge
- presents Master of The Arts Award
- presents Champion for the Advancement of Women Awards
- presents Best Company for Women Award

Helene Liu, Executive Director, Ingrid Millet Limited and AmCham WOI Awards Co-Chief Judge
- presents Young Achiever of the Year Award
- presents Non-profit Leader of the Year Award
- presents Leading Woman in STEM Award

  • Abigail DeLessio (Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific at Triangle Associates)

    Abigail DeLessio

    Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific at Triangle Associates
  • Felicity McRobb (Founder of McRobb Consulting)

    Felicity McRobb

    Founder of McRobb Consulting
  • Helene Liu (Executive Director of Ingrid Millet Ltd.)

    Helene Liu

    Executive Director of Ingrid Millet Ltd.
Closing Remarks

Jennifer Parks, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, White & Case

Anne LeBourgeois, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Hamilton Advisors Limited