Conference Agenda 2019

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Wednesday, April 3

8:00 am Global Golf Tournament - More info

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Terry J. Lundgren Center Corporate Advisory Board Meeting and Dinner Center Partners Only

Thursday, April 4

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcome Terry J. Lundgren, Shane Burgess, Vice President, University of Arizona

8:15 am - 9:00 am Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s, Inc, Chairman and CEO, Retired
The 2019 Global Retailing Conference: The Retail Moonshot

9:00 am - 9:45 am Matthew R Shay, President and CEO, National Retail Federation
Advocating for the Future of Retail in Washington and Beyond

9:45 am - 10:15 am Refreshment Break

10:15 am - 11:00 am Sarah Quinlan, Executive Director, C-Suite Business Advisor, Strategist, QAM Limited
Innovation and its Effects on the Economy

11:00 am - 11:45 am Doug McMillon, President and CEO, Walmart
Leading Transformational Change

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lauren Adams, Principal Strategy Director, Amelia Falco, Senior Associate Designer Director, Gensler
Transforming the Retail Experience

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Lindsey Lurie, CMO, IBM Security & Cognitive Applications
A Journey To Disruption in Four Chapters

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Refreshment Break

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO, Suzanne Powers, Global Chief Strategy Officer, McCann Worldgroup
Demystifying The Truth About Commerce

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Billie Whitehouse,,CEO and Founder, Wearable X
Fashion technology in an age of the digital touch

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm JC Curleigh, President and CEO, Gibson Brands
Gibson ... The 125 Year Old Start-Up

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sonoran Sunset Reception and Dinner

Friday, April 5

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:45 am Marvin R. Ellison, President and CEO, Lowe's

8:45 am - 9:30 am Anne Spangenberg, VP, Global Merchandising, Nike
Serving the consumer personally, at scale

9:30 am - 10:15 am J.K. Symancyk, President and CEO, PetSmart
Connecting with Pet Parents Through the Power of Personalization

10:15 am - 10:45 am Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 11:30 am Bob Eckert, CEO, Retired Mattel
What I Learned

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Jill Standish, Senior Managing Director, Global Retail Consulting Practice, Accenture
Leading with Purpose - Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in Retail

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Kathy Ireland, Chair, CEO & Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland Worldwide

1:00 pm Conference Conclusion