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The Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit was held October 1-3, 2018 in Laguna Niguel.  Watch select sessions on Fortune Magazine’s Youtube channel.

Started as a list, Fortune MPW has evolved into the world’s most extraordinary leadership community, convening the preeminent women in business—along with select leaders in government, philanthropy, education and the arts—for wide-ranging conversations that inspire and deliver practical advice.

Redefining Power is our 2018 Fortune MPW theme. Participants include CEOs Shelley Broader of Chico’s, Michele Buck of Hershey, Helena Foulkes of Hudson’s Bay, Michelle Gass of Kohl’s, Mandy Ginsberg of Match Group, Kristalina Georgieva of The World Bank, Tricia Griffith of Progressive, Whitney Wolfe Herd of Bumble, Judith McKenna of Walmart International, Jami Miscik of Kissinger Associates, Pam Nicholson of Enterprise Holdings, Christa Quarles of OpenTable, and Julie Sweet of Accenture North America. Also with us: IBM Latin America General Manager Ana Paula Assis, Cisco SVP and Accompany Founder Amy Chang, NYSE President Stacey Cunningham, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, Ariel President & Starbucks Vice Chair Mellody Hobson, Microsoft EVP and CFO Amy Hood, singer/songwriter Jewel, Airbnb COO Belinda Johnson, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, Ford EVP and President of Mobility Marcy Klevorn, Clinique Global Brand President Jane Lauder, Instagram COO Marne Levine, Marriott Global Chief Commercial Officer Stephanie Linnartz, Lumi Labs Co-founder Marissa Mayer, CBS News’ Lesley Stahl, Drybar Founder Alli Webb, and theSkimm co-founders Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin. Other global companies with senior executives attending: Amazon, American Express, Apple, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, Citigroup, Disney, eBay, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Google, Intel, MasterCard, Tesla, Travelers, and Twitter. Plus: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will be interviewed on stage with his mother, Lili Khosrowshahi, about their inspiring paths to redefining power.

Visit Fortune.com/mpw to read all of Fortune‘s coverage of women leaders and MPW events.

Agenda

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EVENT DAY
Tuesday 22 Oct, 2019
6:30 AM
SOLUTIONS DESK OPEN
7:00 AM
MPW PROGRAM TRACK BREAKFAST CONCURRENT SESSIONS
7:00 AM
SOLUTIONS DESK OPEN
7:30 AM
BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES
7:50 AM
SWITCH BREAK
8:05 AM
THE BIG GET-TO-KNOW-YOU
8:20 AM
SWITCH BREAK
8:35 AM
WELCOME BACK
8:35 AM
WELCOME BACK
8:40 AM
DATING DRAMA
8:55 AM
BENTONVILLE’S ROLE IN THE WORLD
8:55 AM
THE CO-CHAIRS WELCOME
9:00 AM
HONORING GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS
9:15 AM
AMERICA'S ROLE IN THE WORLD
9:20 AM
TRANSFORMATION FROM WITHIN
9:30 AM
ARMED WITH EMPATHY
9:40 AM
THE ROAD AHEAD
9:45 AM
BEEN THERE, DONE THAT, NEXT?
9:55 AM
TRADING UP
10:00 AM
REGISTRATION OPENS
10:05 AM
ONE ON ONE
10:10 AM
BEYOND THE TRACK
10:15 AM
BEYOND A DATING APP
10:25 AM
REFRESHMENT AND SWITCH BREAK
10:30 AM
THE OPERATORS
10:50 AM
DRIVING CHANGE AND REBUILDING CULTURE
11:00 AM
MPW PROGRAM TRACK CONCURRENT SESSIONS
11:10 AM
PROGRAM CLOSE
11:45 AM
SWITCH BREAK
12:00 PM
POWER ADVANTAGE
12:15 PM
BRAIN TRUST
12:25 PM
LEADING FOOD INTO THE FUTURE
12:40 PM
FINDING JUSTICE
1:00 PM
LUNCH
1:00 PM
MPW PROGRAM TRACK CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2:15 PM
SWITCH BREAK
2:30 PM
THE DIGITAL-FIRST REPUBLIC
2:50 PM
SPACE, THE NEXT (DEFENSE) FRONTIER
3:05 PM
LEANING IN
3:20 PM
TOWN HALL: GETTING TO EQUAL AND BEYOND
4:00 PM
MAXIMIZING SHAREHOLDER VALUE
4:00 PM
THE BUSINESS OF SHOWBIZ
4:15 PM
FREE TIME
4:15 PM
MPW NOTEBOOK MENTORING
4:30 PM
PROFESSIONAL SECRETS: EXPLORING VINTAGE AND VINEYARD
5:30 PM
MPW SUMMIT NEWCOMER MEET AND GREET
6:00 PM
OPENING RECEPTION
6:15 PM
RECEPTION AND DINNER
7:00 PM
GALA DINNER AND CONVERSATION
9:15 PM
NIGHTCAP

Venue

Laguna Niguel

Ritz Carlton
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, California 92629

Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel resort has catered to discriminating guests for more than 22 years.

Fortune has secured a group rate for Summit attendees. Upon payment of the Summit registration fee, you will be provided with information on booking a hotel room under Fortune’s group rate (no room will be held in the block if Summit registration fee is unpaid). Space in each hotel venue is limited and subject to availability at the time of event registration.