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  • Our topics in 2023



    Purpose-Driven Organizations: Prioritizing People and Social Impact for Sustainable Success


    Effective Allyship: Building Bridges Across Differences in the Workplace


    The Power of Inclusive Leadership: Creating a Workplace Where Everyone Thrives


    Mobilizing Employees for Inclusion: Strategies for Building a Diverse and Respectful Workplace


    Diversity and Inclusion in the Age of Emerging Technologies: How AI and Machine Learning are Reshaping the Future of Work


    Intersectionality and Inclusivity: Navigating Discrimination and Promoting Diversity


    Building inclusive practices for your workforce and customers


    Driving Social Impact and Purpose in the Workplace

  • 8:00 - 9:00


    Throughout the day, we'll be conducting workshops in parallel with the conference.

    Please scroll down to see the list of the workshops.

    BLOCK I.

    "In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies,

    but the silence of our friends."

    Martin Luther King Jr.

    9:00 - 9:10 


    Declan Hannigan | Grund Essentials

    Andrew Hefler | Grund Essentials

    9:10 - 9:15

    9:15 - 9:20

    Embracing Diversity, Shaping the Future: Leading with Inclusion

    Helga Sásdi | Publicis Groupe Hungary, We Are Open


    Diversity as a Tool for Empowering Business

    Paul Fox | His Majesty's Ambassador to Hungary


    "Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance."

    Vernā Myers

    9:20 - 9:40 

    Thinking Strategically: Moving from Opportunistic to Strategic DEI

    Moderator: Nóra Várady | WeAreOpen

    Sarah Cordivano | Author and Speaker on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

    9:40 - 10:00 

    Navigating DEI in an Era of Strengthening Identity Politics

    Dan Robertson | Vercida Consulting - The Global Inclusion Company

    10:00 - 10:15 

    EqualVoice by Ringier

    Tibor Kovács | Ringier

    Veronika Végh | Ringier

    10:15 - 10:35 

    The Responsibility of Social Media to Foster a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

    Moderator: Gabriella Bódi | [eureka]

    Łukasz Gabler | TikTok

    10:35 - 10:50 



    "It is never too late to give up our prejudices."

    Henry David Thoreau

    10:50 - 11:05 

    Purpose-Driven Organizations: Prioritizing Social Impact for Sustainable Success

    Béla Szabó | Magyar Telekom

    11:05 - 11:35 

    Leaders' Insight: Is Diversity the Key to Talent Retention?

    Moderator: Éva Gombás | Starge Leadership

    Éva Kreiter | Dreher

    István Lenk | Eaton

    Klára Tatár-Kiss | Citi

    Gergely Tóth | Business Fest


    11:35 - 11:50 

    A Seat at the Table: Female Leadership and DEI Practices at Coca-Cola

    Ewelina Zawadzka | The Coca Cola Company

    11:50 - 12:05 

    Reconstructing Social Realities: How Changing our Communication Frameworks Will Reshape our Attitudes?

    Eleonóra Barcziová | Büro Milk


    12:05 - 12:15 

    Cooperating for Impact: OPEN Campaign 2023 Kickoff

    Nóra Várady | WeAreOpen

    Helga Sásdi | Publicis Groupe Hungary, We Are Open

    12:15 - 13:15 



    "Inclusion and fairness in the workplace...is not simply the right thing to do;

    it's the smart thing to do."

    Alexis Herman

    13:15 - 13:30 

    Beyond Business Case: Leveraging Diversity as a Strategic Resource for Organizational Success

    Martina Hlisnikovská | IKEA CZHUSK

    13:30 - 13:45 

    Responses From the Wheelchair to Questions You Wouldn’t Dare To Ask

    Orsolya Temesvári | Lawyer, Resilience Trainer

    13:45 - 14:15 

    Panel Discussion: Invisible Barriers to Women's Career Advancement: Building Fast Lanes to Overcome Systemic Bias

    Moderator: Andrea Dintsér | Hungarian Business Leader's Club for Women

    Laszlo Hajdu-Nemeth | Morgan Stanley

    Edina Heal | The Equalizer Foundation

    Amelia Suda-Gosh | Female Founders

    14:15 - 14:35


    BLOCK V. 

    "We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges."

    Tim Berners-Lee

    14:35 - 14:50 

    Gender Diversity in Energy – Why Are Women Underrepresented in STEM Fields?

    Andrea Pánczél | Women in Energy Association (WONY)

    14:50 - 15:20 

    Panel Discussion: The Importance of Building a Diverse Team in the Creative Industry

    Moderator: András Kallós

    Péter Baráth | RTL

    Gabriella Liptay | KPMG

    Helga Sásdi | Publicis Groupe Hungary, We Are Open


    15:20 - 15:50 

    Panel Discussion: Breaking Barriers: Fostering Roma Inclusivity in the Workplace

    Moderator: Andrea Bujdosó | Executive Advisor, Coach, DEI Expert

    Julianna Kulczycki | bp

    Bettina Pocsai | Romaversitas

    Nikolett Suha | Ame Panzh

    15:50 - 16:05 



    "Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization."

    Mahatma Gandhi

    16:05 - 16:35

    Proudly Inclusive: Mobilizing Employees to Build an LGBTQ+ Friendly Workplace

    Moderator: Ádám András Kanicsár | Journalist and LGBTQ Activist

    Pawel Dygas | UNIQA Poland

    Máté Hegedűs | Budapest Pride

    Sylwia Kaczmarek | Skanska

    16:35 - 16:50 

    Leading Diversity with Purpose: Overcoming Diversity Fatigue

    Martin Parkes | BlackRock

    16:50 - 17:00 



    Ignite change and foster inclusivity at our dynamic DEI Workshops, a transformative section of our conference. Gain a deeper understanding of diverse perspectives and acquire practical strategies for creating inclusive spaces. Benefit from expert facilitators, engaging formats, and networking opportunities with like-minded individuals. Embrace the moral and business imperative of DEI efforts to stay competitive and drive positive change. Join us now to be a catalyst for progress in building a brighter, more inclusive future.




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