Where: Shangri-la Hotel Singapore

On March 21, the CABC Business Forum will start with the inaugural event Women’s Leadership – Transforming Business. Thought-provoking speakers are lined up followed by “World Café” to explore actions that can accelerate impact.

Objectives of Forum:

  • To highlight prominent Canadian and ASEAN women in innovation and disruptive trends.
  • To build a powerful network of women who are influencing the future of business and challenging status quo.
  • To network, inspire and propel each other towards solving today’s complex problems through innovation that will create a more equitable and sustainable future for all.
  • To explore ways to accelerate our influence by harnessing the power of technology.

Kindly find the agenda for our Women’s Leadership – Transforming Business Forum below.

You can also download the agenda here.

Women’s Leadership – Transforming Business (Read more)

Time Event Location
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration

Check-in, Mingling over Coffee

Island A

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Introduction of Women’s Leadership Forum Chair

Island A
9:05 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome Address by Women’s Leadership Forum Chair

  •  Ms. Karen Cvornyek, President & Regional Managing Principal, Asia at B+H Architects and Women’s Leadership Forum Chair
 Island A
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM  Welcome Remarks

 Island A
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Inspirational Speech

“What the Next Evolution of Women Leaders Can Do To Determine Their Own Path To Success in an Era of Innovative Disruption”

  •  Ms. Humera Malik Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Canvass Analytics

Foyer Island A

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Inspirational Speech

 Island A

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
 Inspirational Speech

“Women in leadership: the power of passion in enabling change”

  •  Ms. Mairead LaverySenior Vice-President, Business Development Group at Export Development Canada (EDC)
 Island A
10:15 AM – 10:35 AM Break

Stretch, Refill Coffee & More Mingling

 Island A
10:35 AM – 10:50 AM  Inspirational Speech

“Our Common Duty: Business Leaders’ Responsibility in an Era of Transformation”

  •  Ms. Jan De Silva, President and Chief Executive Officer at Toronto Region Board of Trade
 Island A
10:50 AM – 11:05 AM

Inspirational Speech

“Accelerating Change”

Island A
11:05 AM – 11:20 AM

Inspirational Speech

“Diversity and Inclusion – The larger scope of Women’s leadership”

 Island A
11:20 AM – 11:50 AM Panel Discussions  Island A
11:50 AM – 12:50 PM Lunch  Foyer Island A
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM

World Café Introduction

  • Ms. Karen Cvornyek, President & Regional Managing Principal, Asia at B+H Architects and Women’s Leadership Forum Chair
 Island A
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Discussions with the World Café Hosts

  • Three rounds of world café discussions to share collective knowledge to shape the future and influence positive outcomes
 Island A
2:00 PM – 2:10 PM

Women & International Trade: Partnership Opportunities Remarks from British Columbia

  • Ms. Victoria Hayes, Director, Southeast Asia and India, International Business Development Division, British Columbia, Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Group Sharing of Discoveries and Insights

  • Summarize collective insight. Inspire further action and continued dialogue. Actions that can accelerate impact.
Island A
 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM  Synthesize and Wrap Up

 Island A
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Afternoon Tea at Foyer

  • Final exchanges. Stay Inspired 
 Foyer Island A

Programe and Speaker details to be revised, please check back regularly for updates.

To register please click here 

The Event is by invitation only. For more information  about 4th CABC Business Forum , please contact greg.ross@canasean.com

The CABC would like to thank Red Gate International Inc. for the production of this video!