The Harkin Summit: Innovating for Inclusion

Doubling Disability Employment In A Changing Landscape

Thursday, November 15

07:45 AM to 09:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

09:00 AM to 09:15 AM

Welcome

Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.)

09:15 AM to 10:00 AM

Keynote

Celeste Warren

Vice President of Human Resources and Global Diversity

Inclusion Center of Excellence

Merck

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

DFID

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

  • Big Ideas
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and the Workplace of the Future
  • Closing the Gender Gap
  • Helping Workers Thrive In A Corporate Setting
  • Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals To Transform Livelihoods In the Global South
12:45 PM to 01:45 PM

Lunch

Rasha Kashan, Editor, BBC Middle East

01:45 PM to 02:30 PM

Break

02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Breakout Sessions

04:00 PM to 04:30 PM

Keynote Speaker

04:30 PM to 05:30 PM

Midstream report-outs from breakout sessions

05:30 PM to 07:00 PM

Reception

Friday, November 16

09:00 AM to 09:15 AM

Opening Remarks; Day 1 Review

09:15 AM to 09:30 AM

Rapid Talks

  • 2-3 minutes each on post-Summit activity
09:30 AM to 09:45 AM

Update: Paris Summit

Hervé Bernard

Head of Inclusion Unit

Humanity & Inclusion

09:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Breakout Sessions

11:45 AM to 12:00 PM

Break

  • Transition to lunch
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Lunch and Keynote (TBA)

01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Closing

  • Reports from breakout sessions
  • Update from Tokyo
  • Summit Closing