Asian American Business Roundtable

Summit III

29-30 January 2018

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Conference Center
270 Park Ave 2nd Floor | New York City

 

Watch 2017 Video TICKETS AVAILABLE Summit III Preamble
INSPIRING SPEAKERS
GAME CHANGING IDEAS
ASIAN AMERICANS
TAKING RISKS AND CHANGING THE GAME

Who is AABR?

A forum where highly successful, as well as high potential Asian American professionals, can collaborate to increase their capacity to exert influence in their respective industries.

What Does AABR Do?

It brings together outstanding senior Asian American business executives, to generate ideas and provide counsel on business and leadership issues of broad social and economic interest.

AABR New Majority Summit

“New Majority” embraces the Asian,  African American, Latino and Native American communities. The Summit seeks to harness the strengths and encourage strategic partnerships as the ethnic communities gradually grow into a demographic majority in the United States.

Co-Chairs

John Wang

AABDC Founder and President

Cid Wilson

President & CEO of Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)

Ronald C. Parker

President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council

2018 Speakers

Jo-Ann Yoo

Executive Director, Asian American Federation

Timothy F. Ryan

US Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC

Phyllis J. Campbell

Chairman, Pacific Northwest Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Deborah L. DeHaas

Vice Chairman, Chief Inclusion Officer and National Managing Partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness for Deloitte US

Patsy Doerr

Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion, Thomson Reuters

Marc Stephenson Strachan

Executive Vice President Chief Client Officer Publicis.Sapient

Pamela Puryear

Senior Vice President, Chief Talent Officer at Pfizer Inc

Maria Alvarez

Partner Director of Shared Engineering Services in the Artificial Intelligence and Research Division at Microsoft

David Chun

Chief Executive Officer and Founder Equilar, Inc.

Pam Lipp-Hendricks

head of Talent Management and Diversity at JPMorgan Chase

Danielle Marlene Robinson

Director, Alcohol Policy and Reputation Management at Diageo

Derek T. Dingle

senior vice president/Chief Content Officer of Black Enterprise

Jyoti Chopra

Chief Diversity Officer & Managing Director, Head of Global Citizenship and Sustainability BNY Mellon, New York

Maria Escorcia

Vice President, Relationship Manager Southeast Florida, Global Philanthropy

Tanzina Vega

Former CNN Reporter

Gregory Meeks

Congressman (Invited)

Nydia Velazquez

Congresswoman (Invited)

Grace Meng

Congresswoman (Invited)

LILI GIL VALLETTA

Co-founder & CEO, Cien+ and Culturintel, Creator of Dreamers Ventures

Anshu Kak

Vice President & Distinguished Engineer (DE) at IBM

Yvette Donado

Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, ETS

ANGELA N. ROMANS

Senior Vice President of Programming, Say Yes to Education & The Weiss Institute

Arun Kumar

chief data and marketing technology officer, IPG

Fernando Serpa

Executive Director, Association of ERGs & Councils

Shay Fu

Managing Director, North America at Craft

René Bostic

Technical Vice President of the IBM Cloud Unit, North America

Fran Dillard

Diversity and Inclusion Director Texas Instruments (TI)

GARY JOHNSON

Director of Strategy and Operations, NYC Mayor’s Office of Tech & Innovation

Sapna Parikh

Multimedia Journalist

John Wang

AABDC Founder and President

Arva Rice

President & CEO of the New York Urban League (NYUL)

Noel Shu

Founder and CEO of Un Joyau Majestueux

Reham Fagiri

Co-Founder & CEO, AptDeco, Morgan Stanley's Innovation Lab

MAY E. SNOWDEN

Consultant of The Conference Board, ThomasLeland Design Labs, FutureWork Institute

Cid Wilson

President & CEO of Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)

Deborah Gillis

President & Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst

Ronald C. Parker

President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council

Linda Akutagawa

President and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP)

Nellie Borrero

Managing Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity, Accenture

Michael J. Garner

President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc.

José Calderón

President of the Hispanic Federation

Chiqui Cartagena

Senior Vice President, Political and Advocacy Group Univision Communications Inc.

Ron Busby, Sr.

President & Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

Karthick Ramakrishnan

Associate dean of the UC Riverside School

Bill Imada

Chairman & Chief Collaboration Officer of IW Group, Inc.

Richard Lui

News Anchor for MSNBC and NBC News

Ramy Inocencio

Correspondent of Bloomberg Television

Dr. Dario A. Cortes

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances of Berkeley College

Talmesha Richards

Chief Academic and Diversity Officer at STEMconnector®

Nadirah Farah Foley

PHD Candidate in Harvard University

OiYan Poon

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership in the School of Education at Colorado State University

2018 TICKETS

2 Day All-Access Pass (1/29-1/30)
300.00 USD

EARLY BIRD

Includes access to all sessions, Tech lounge, continental breakfast & lunch, exhibitor room, and cocktail reception.

 

 

(Deadline: DEC 15, 2017)

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2 Day All-Access Pass (1/29-1/30)
350.00 USD

GENERAL ADMISSION

Includes access to all sessions, Tech lounge, continental breakfast & lunch, exhibitor room, and cocktail reception

 

 

(Deadline: JAN 26, 2018)

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2 DAY ALL-Access Pass (1/29-1/30)
800.00 USD

EXHIBITORS 2 DAY PASS

Includes access to all sessions,Tech lounge, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 cocktail receptions, one 6′ × 3′ skirted table, two chairs, and one wastebasket. There will be no costs for electricity and Internet connections.                         

(Deadline: DEC 31, 2017)

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2018 Program

Day 1
29 Jan 2018
Day 2
30 Jan 2018

Breakfast

On-site guests will be able to check-in early to receive conference materials.

Welcoming Remarks

Welcoming Remarks Appreciations History and Overview of the Conference
John Wang

keynote Speech

Phyllis J. Campbell

Formal Opening & Introduction

The New Majority Alliance and the new business model: Moderator: Nellie Borrero, Accenture (confirmed) Panelists: John Wang, Ron Parker, Cid Wilson (all confirmed) Defining the term “New Majority” – what...
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John Wang
Cid Wilson
Ronald C. Parker
Nellie Borrero

New Majority Alliance + CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

How the New Majority will contribute to and collaborate with CEO-led initiatives. Panelists will share business perspective on the importance and timeliness of the New Majority Alliance. They will address...
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David Chun
Cid Wilson
Ronald C. Parker

Evolving the “I” in the D&I: Reimagining Inclusion

Is it time for a new approach to historic diversity & inclusion corporate programs? Deloitte is shifting to the Inclusion aspect, and trying an innovative approach by adding inclusion councils...
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Fran Dillard
Deborah L. DeHaas
Pamela Puryear
Yvette Donado
Fernando Serpa

Briefing on Political shifts: What the New Majority needs to know

Members of 3 political caucuses will speak about the political landscape, economic development and job creation, as well as challenges to EEO and Affirmative Action.  (Interactive, with questions and comments...
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Gregory Meeks
Grace Meng
Nydia Velazquez
Sapna Parikh

Keynote

C suite executive from a conference sponsor on topic of choice: New Majority, Diversity & Inclusion, new mainstream economy, collaboration across cultures
Carla Harris

Journalism and the Media – Keeping the Spotlight on Gender and Racial Representation

The Fourth Estate faces intense scrutiny amid heightened political tensions, vigilance over “fake news” and the proliferation of unofficial news creators from the general public, politicians and celebrities. As priorities...
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Derek T. Dingle
Tanzina Vega
Richard Lui
Ramy Inocencio

Millennial Perspectives on Identity – Intersectionality and Convergence

Millennials, the new generation joining the workforce, are redefining diversity.  They resist demographic pigeonholes and instead highlight their multiple identities as well as their commonalities as global citizens. How does...
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René Bostic
Noel Shu
Reham Fagiri
Jason Ma

Breakfast & Registration Continues

On-site guests will be able to check-in early to receive conference materials.

Academic Admission Wars: Diversity, Quotas, Merit and How New Majority Communities Can Stand Together

Getting into elite universities has become a new battlefield, as white applicants sue institutions that they say are discriminating against a majority group, while some Asian students say they are...
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ANGELA N. ROMANS
Karthick Ramakrishnan
Dr. Dario A. Cortes
Nadirah Farah Foley
OiYan Poon

Gender Gaps: Women, minority women in particular, are under-represented in the tech industry and are facing significant barriers.

Can the New Majority Alliance change this equation? What are some practical steps that companies can and have taken to increase the representation of women and women of color in...
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Maria Alvarez
Anshu Kak
Deborah Gillis
Talmesha Richards

New Majority and Advertising Industry: Relevance is key business imperative

What Advertisers, Marketers and Communicators Need to Know to Address The New Majority The fluidity of change and the democratization of content have placed many consumers in the drivers’ seats...
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Shay Fu
Arun Kumar
LILI GIL VALLETTA
Marc Stephenson Strachan
Chiqui Cartagena
Bill Imada

New Majority and Communities

Role of New Majority groups in steering investment, funding and development back into the communities, for economic development. Virtuous circles that will help expand the market for businesses which will...
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Danielle Marlene Robinson
Maria Escorcia
Arva Rice
José Calderón
Ron Busby, Sr.

Forging Ahead – Proactive Approaches to Recruitment, Professional Development and Civic Involvement

Despite public rhetoric and legal challenges to the contrary, businesses and corporations cannot afford to close their doors to diverse talent and innovative ideas. These tend to emerge from unconventional...
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Patsy Doerr
Pam Lipp-Hendricks
Jyoti Chopra
Linda Akutagawa
Michael J. Garner

Accommodations

Rooms are being held at the InterContinental New York Barclay, until January 5th, 2018 for the nights of Sunday, January 28, Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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