Does diversity matter for the decision making? Numerous researches show that diverse teams benefit better performance. Diverse groups see more and different ways of solving complex problems.

CFA Society Ukraine invites you to join the 1st WIM Central & Eastern European Forum, which will take place on September 7, 2018 at Hilton Kyiv Hotel.

We offer you interactive discussions on practical strategies to enhance companies' performance and improve investor outcomes by diversification and strong leadership. Join us to know more about effective companies' board and top managements structures along with practical workshops on leadership and current global trends. Be a part of the changes and let's make the world of finance as diverse as the one we live in.

September 7
2018

Hilton Kyiv
Ukraine

300+
Participants

15
Countries

Happenings

CONFERENCE

WIM CEE Forum offers plenary sessions, where several top tier speakers guided by moderator give their opinion on topical issues.

WORKSHOPS

At workshops of WIM CEE Forum you may go deeper into the hot topics, discuss real life cases and share you opinion in Q&A sessions.

NETWORKING

There is nothing better than meeting like-minded people, changing and updating contacts.

Speakers

AGENDA

08:00 – 09:00:  Registration and morning coffee
08:45 – 09:00:  Opening remarks
09:00 – 10:30:  PANEL I: IMPORTANCE OF STRONG LEADERSHIP IN TURBULENT TIMES
Subtopics:
  • How do the women leaders influence the reform country? What lessons can be learned from their experiences?
  • Could more gender equality boost economic growth and ensure political stability?
  • Could the image of a Ukrainian female leader presented by media be more accurate and tolerant?
  • Is workplace diversity (gender, culture, age etc.) important for maintaining a competitive advantage and achieving success?
  • Lessons of building and leading gender- and cultural diverse teams
10:30 – 11:00:  Coffee break 
11:00 – 12:30:  PANEL II: DIVERSITY ON BOARDS
Subtopics:
  • The definition of diversity (race, gender, age, race, religion, culture etc.)
  • Impact of diversity (gender, cultural) in boards on performance and competitiveness
  • Legally imposed gender quotas for corporate boards in Europe and their impact
  • Are diversity policies needed for increased effectiveness and performance?
  • Background of the candidates for the boards
  • What skills are needed for women in leadership?
  • How can women pursue a corporate board service career?
12:30 – 14:00:  PANEL III: POSITIONING BUSINESSES FOR SUCCESS
Subtopics:
  • Why workplace diversity is important for achieving firm’s mission and goals
  • C-Suite experiences and lessons of leading gender- and culture- diverse teams
  • How firms can improve their competitive advantage through greater gender diversity
  • What can be done to encourage greater gender diversity in the industries?
14:00 – 15:00:  Networking Lunch
15:00 – 16:30:  PARALLEL WORKSHOPS: Please click on the title of the workshop to see the details.
 

Subtopics:

  • The fastest growing new investor class is women
  • The importance of understanding our customers of the future
  • Differences between female vs male investing and risk tolerance re: behavior and language/communication styles
  • How social media is a game changer for women and investing – global trends

Speaker
Barbara Stewart, CFA, ♦ one of the world’s leading researchers on women and finance and a member of Advisory Board for Kensington Capital Partners Limited

16:30 – 17:00:  Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30:  PARALLEL WORKSHOPS: Please click on the title of the workshop to see the details.

Subtopics:

  • Identifying skills to help you in your current position or to prepare for a next stage in your career

Speaker
Annette Czernik, ♦ Managing Partner, Founder & Executive Coach at Inspired Executives

18:30 – 22:00:  Closing Cocktail Reception and Networking

Register today!

Participation in plenary sessions and workshop
Live networking
Coffee breaks, Lunch & Cocktail Reception
Forum Hangouts
Access to video records of the Forum

Early bird price UAH 4000 or $155 till August 1, 2018

Register

Discounts & Participation Policy

Supported by

Gold Sponsor

Event Location

Hilton Kyiv Hotel
Tarasa Shevchenko Boulevard, 30, Kyiv, Kyiv city‎
Phone: +38 044 393 5400‎
Email: kyiv.reservations@hilton.com