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Monday 25 June

 

09:00 – 18:00 Registration (Pullmann Hotel)

 

Tuesday 26 June

 

08:00 – 09:00 Registration (SheTrades Global’s counter at IBF)
Opening Morning Moderator/Host: Ms. Julie Gichuru, Media Personality/Business Journalist
09:00 – 09:05 WELCOME (Auditorium)
Mr. Max Steinberg, Chairman, 2018 International Business Festival
09:05 – 09:30 OPENING SESSION (Auditorium)
The Rt Hon Lord Bates, Minister of State for International Development, United Kingdom
Ms. Arancha González,Executive Director, International Trade Centre
09:30 – 10:00 SHETRADES GLOBAL TALK (Auditorium)
Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, Founder, FI Group
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break (Delegate dining area)

Book Signing: Let It Go (Auditorium)
Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, Founder, FI Group
10:30 – 11:15 THE ENTREPRENEURS: TURNING IDEAS INTO UNICORNS (Auditorium)
Moderator:
Ms. Julie Gichuru, Media Personality/Business Journalist
Panellists:
Dr. Anna Mokgokong, Executive Chair of Community Investment Holdings
Ms. AdimaimalagaTafuna’I, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Women in Business Development Inc., Samoa
Ms. Mariana Cortes, Founder and Designer, Juana de Arco, Argentina (TBC)
11:15 – 11:45 KEYNOTE CONVERSATION (Auditorium)
H.E. Ms. Rula Ghani, First Lady of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Ms. Arancha González,Executive Director, International Trade Centre
11:45 – 12:00 Group photo (Auditorium)
12:00 – 14:00 VIP Lunch (on invitation only – 2nd Floor Lounge Area)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch for SheTrades Global delegates (Delegate dining area)
13:00 – 16:00 INDUSTRY INSIGHTS (see venues below per sector)
Session I – Preparing to do business
Delegates will participate in parallel sector sessions led by international experts to prepare to do business during SheTrades Global.

 

13:00– 13:15 Setting the scene: SheTrades Initiative, Converve, and SheTrades Village (Room TBC)
Ms. Wendy Paratian, SheTradses Global Manager, SheTrades Initiative, ITC
Ms. Anna Mori, Partnerships Officer, SheTrades Initiative, ITC
13:15– 14:00 International Trade Insights with Sector Experts (in parallel)
Information Technology & Business Process Outsourcing (IT & BPO) (Breakout Room 1)
IT & BPO Sector Lead: Mr. Juan Hoyos, ITC
Mr. Fabian Staechelin, Manager, Cross-Border Trade EEC, eBay IBM representative (TBC)

Textiles & Apparel (Auditorium)
Textiles & Apparel Sector Lead: Ms. Tara Mulhare, ITC
Ms. Charcy Evers, Fashion & Retail Trend Analyst
Mr. Liam Freeman, Fashion Features Editor, Vogue International
Ms. OmoyemiAkerele, Style House Files
World’s Global Style Network representative (TBC)

Tourism (Breakout Room 2B)
Tourism Sector Lead: Ms. Caroline Kemunto, ITC
Mr. SimonGreenbury, Cheeky Monkey Media
Ms. Alessandra Alonso, Founder, Women in Travel CIC
14:00– 15:00 Pitching Your Business
ITC Sector Leads
15:00– 16:00 Presentations and Wrap-up
ITC Sector Leads
16:00 – 17:00 Coffee Break (Delegate dining area)
Book Signing: Let It Go (Auditorium)
Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, Founder, FI Group
19:30 WELCOME DINNER (Anfield Football Club)
Dr. Amany Asfour, International President, International Federation of Business and Professional Women
Liverpool FC speaker (TBC)

 

Wednesday 27 June

 

08:30 – 08:35 WELCOME
Ms. Dorothy Tembo, Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre
08:35 – 09:30 WOMEN AND TRADE: FUTURE TRENDS (Futures Stage)
Moderator:
Dr. Paola Subacchi, Senior Research Fellow, Global Economy & Finance, Chatham House
Panellists:
H.E. Ms. Ulla Tørnӕs, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark (TBC)
H.E. Ms. Adela Raz, Deputy Foreign Minister, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Hon. Ms. Nataliya Mykolska, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Ukraine
Mr. Mark Vale, President of United Kingdom, Ireland, and Nordic Operations, UPS Foundation (TBC)
Ms. Alison Clafin, Global Head of Sales for Damco, Maersk
Ms. Krysta Fox, Executive Director, DMCC Free Zone, UAE
Mr. KabirouMbodje, Founder and CEO, WARI (TBC)
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break (Delegate dining area)
09:35 – 10:10 Negotiating Business Contracts (SheTrades Village)
Ms. Colette Van der Van, Director, Trade and Development, Pro-Bono Programme, Sidley Austin LLP
10:00 – 12:00 INDUSTRY INSIGHTS (see venues below per sector)
Session II – Meet the experts
Industry leaders will share key industry trends, regulations and procurement policies and practices with participants in sector groups.

 

10:00– 11:30 Discussions by Sector (in parallel)
IT & BPO (Breakout Room 1)
IT & BPO Sector Lead: Mr. Juan Hoyos, ITC
Mr. Fabian Staechelin, Manager, Cross-Border Trade EEC, eBay

Textiles & Garment / Beauty &Wellness (Auditorium)
Textiles & Apparel Sector Lead: Ms. Tara Mulhare, ITC
Ms. Chiedza Makonnen, CEO & Creative Director, Afrodesiac Worldwide

Tourism (Breakout Room 2B)
Tourism Sector Lead: Ms. Caroline Kemunto, ITC
Ms. Alessandra Alonso, Founder, Women in Travel CIC
Mr. Ali Ahlam Nawaz, Director General, LAKSALA (TBC)
11:30– 12:00 Q&A Sessions (in parallel)
ITC Sector Leads
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (Delegate dining area)
13:00 – 16:40 DOING BUSINESS
Business to business meetings (Auditorium)
Showcase room (Breakout Room 2B)
13:10 – 17:10 SHETRADES VILLAGE SESSIONS (in parallel)
Meet investors and business experts and benefit from sessions hosted by partners throughout the event at the SheTrades Village!

 

13:10 – 13:40 Trade Facilitation and Customs Regulations Explained for Easier Trade
Ms. Maria Luisa Boyce, Director Global Public Affairs, UPS
13:40 – 14:10 Using eCommerce to Expand Your Business Internationally
Mr. Fabian Staechelin, Business Development Manager, eBay
14:10 – 14:40 Trends and effects reshaping the future of Global Supply Chains
Ms. Lycia Brahmi, Senior Reefer Cargo Specialist, MAERSK
14:40 – 15:10 Benefit from the SheTrades initiative to reach new markets
ITC SheTrades team
15:10 – 15:40 TBC
Vogue
15:40 – 16:10 Standards Map
Ms. Sandra Cabrera, Sustainability Standards & Value Chains, ITC
16:10 – 16:40 TBC 
TBC
16:40 – 18:30 PARTNERS MEETING (Auditorium)
Chair:
Ms. Dorothy Tembo, Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre
16:40 – 17:40 Coffee Break (Delegate dining area)

 

Thursday 28 June

 

08:00 – 08:25 Join the SheTrades Movement (SheTrades Village)
ITC Presentation
08:25 – 08:30 WELCOME
Ms. Dorothy Tembo, Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre
08:30 – 09:45 THE ENABLERS: MAKING TRADE HAPPEN (Futures Stage)
Moderator:
Ms. Soumaya Keynes, Economics and Trade Correspondent, The Economist
Panellists:
Hon. Dr.Isatou Touray, Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration, and Employment, Islamic Republic of the Gambia
Ms. Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation
Ms. Isa Müller-Wegner, Vice President, Emerging European Countries (EEC), eBay
Ms. Kelly Caruso, Europe Vice President, Sales, UPS
Ms. Sanem Oktar, President, Kagider, Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey
09:30 – 10:30 Coffee Break (Delegate dining area)
09:45 – 12:45 SHETRADES VILLAGE SESSIONS
Meet investors and business experts and benefit from sessions hosted by partners throughout the event at the SheTrades Village!

 

09:45 – 10:05 Wanting to export to the UK/EU? Learn about tariffs and more!
Ms. Colette Van der Van, Director, Trade and Development, Pro-Bono Programme, Sidley Austin LLP
10:05 – 10:25 TBC
Ms. Lisa Karanja, Senior Director, Business Competitiveness,Trade Mark East Africa
10:25 – 10:45 Together with you we would like to make International Trade Accessible to all – an Introduction of Maersk Growth
Ms. Betty Liu, Venture Partner, Growth Initiatives, MAERSK
10:45 – 11:05 Overcoming Challenges in eCommerce
Mr. Fabian Staechelin, Business Development Manager, eBay
11:05 – 11:25 Solving Logistics Challenges for SMEs – Top Tips for Exporting
Ms. Sandrine Lagrost, Marketing Segment Manager, UPS
11:25 – 11:45 TBC
HSBC
11:45 – 12:05 International Federation of Business and Professional Women
Dr. Amany Asfour, International President, International Federation of Business and Professional Women

 

12:05 – 12:25 TBC
TBC
12:25 – 12:45 TBC
Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)
09:45 – 13:00 DOING BUSINESS (in parallel)
Business to business meetings (Auditorium)
Showcase room (Breakout Room 2B)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Delegate dining area)
14:00 – 14:30 KEYNOTE CONVERSATION (Auditorium)
H.E. Ms. Esther Lungu, First Lady of the Republic of Zambia
Ms. Arancha González, Executive Director, International Trade Centre
14:30 – 16:30 SHETRADES: INVESTMENT CHALLENGE (Auditorium)
Moderator:
Ms. Vanessa Erogbogbo, Head of ITC SheTrades Initiative
Jury:
Ms. May Ali Babiker Eltahir, Managing Director, Islamic Development Bank
Mr. Guido Boysen, Chief Executive Officer, Grofin
Mr. Laliteswar Kumar, Investment Director, Global Innovation Fund
Ms. Betty Yan Liu, Venture Partner, Growth Initiatives at Maersk
16:45 – 17:00 PLENARY: CLOSING SESSION (Auditorium)
Ms. Arancha González,Executive Director, International Trade Centre
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break (Delegate dining area)

 

 

 

 

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