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Executive Women's Conference

Executive Women's Conference 2005

The Fourth Annual Executive Women’s Conference was held on October 5 at the office of Nordea in Stockholm. The conference broke records from previous years, being sold out a week before the event. The topics of the day were leadership, negotiation skills and balance in life. On the list of speakers were top executives from different industries, both from Sweden, USA, Canada and Great Britain.

8:00 a.m.  |  Registration & Coffee

8:30 a.m.  |  Welcoming Remarks

Lars G. Nordstrom, President & Group CEO, Nordea Bank AB

Opening Remarks

Renée Lundholm, President, The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., New York

Conference Introduction

Joanna Heimbold, Master of Ceremonies Culture Smart! Sweden: Navigating the nuances of Swedish-American Business Charlotte DeWitt, President, International Events, Ltd. & Author

Session 1  |  How to Be a Good Leader - Succeeding in Your Career as an Executive

Sybil Dahan, CEO, Abbott Scandinavia AB
Karin Forseke, CEO, D. Carnegie & Co AB
Eva Hamilton, Director SVT Fiction, Swedish Television, SVT
Marianne Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Atlas Copco AB
Louise Julian, President & CEO, EF Education

Moderator: Margareta Leijonhufvud, Senior Vice President, Nordea Bank, AB

Coffee Break

Special Presentation

Preparing Women for Top Management Positions in an International Environment Pia Anderberg, Managing Director, Novare Act - a company within Investor AB

Session 2  |  Negotiating Skills - Getting What You Want

Susanna Norelid, Partner/Lawyer, Advokatfirman A-Law
Carina Sinclair, International Tax Manager & Vice President, The Bank of New York
Elisabeth Ström, Senior Partner, Lowe Brindfors
Lynn Tetrault, Vice President Human Resources, Global Drug Development, AstraZeneca PLC
Moderator: Lisa Page Nelson, Managing Director & Health Care Team Co-head, Investor Growth Capital, Inc.

1:00 p.m.  |  Networking Luncheon - Roundtable Discussion

Rosemary A. Bova, President, Bova Enterprises, Inc.

Session 3  |  Living a Balanced Life - Positioning Yourself Both Professionally and Personally

Patricia Bivins, Attorney, (Wife of the American Ambassador to Sweden)
Anna maria Corazza Bildt, President & Co-Founder,
Julie Catterson Lindahl, Author & Concept Developer, Wellness of Scandinavia AB
Alexandra Charles, President, The 1.6 Million Club for Women's Health
Maggi Mikaelsson, County Governor, Jämtland County Administration
Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg, Marshall of the Court, The Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden
Moderator: Unni Jerndal, Business Editor, TV4 AB

4:00 p.m.  |  Concluding Remarks

Carina Beckerman, Researcher, Stockholm School of Economics & Journalist

  • Investor AB
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Nordea Bank AB
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Sheraton Stockholm Hotel & Towers
    H&M, Hennes & Maurtiz
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Vintage Glamour Furs
  • Wasa Bröd
  • Wellness of Scandinavia
  • Wideum Garden

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Partnership Opportunities

Take the opportunity to reach out to this impressive and exclusive group of executive women and contribute.

Some of the benefits enjoyed by sponsors include exposure in all printed and electronic material consisting of, but not limited to Save the Dates, Invitation, Conference Program and being featured on our website and newsletter. In addition sponsors will be promoted during the event with the possibility of a promotional booth at the venue but also by reaching the ideal target group of conference participants by including products and/or informational about your company in the goody bags distributed during the Conference. If you would like to discuss these partnership opportunities further please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please contact Jennie Purushothaman, Project Manager, The Executive Women's Conference, for further information.

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