15th APEC Women Leaders Network Meeting(19-21 September 2010 Tokyo)

Day 1

Time Activity
12:00 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 14:15 Introduction
14:15 - 15:10 Opening Ceremony
  • Report from Singapore on the outcome of the 14th APEC WLN Meeting
  • Welcome Address
  • Opening Address
  • Photo Session
15:10 - 15:40
Keynote Speech 1
"Women's Economic Empowerment Critical to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015"
Speaker Dr. Moez Doraid Deputy Executive Director, Organizational and Business Development Service
15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 - 18:00
Panel Discussion
"The role of WLN and the New Challenge"
Coordinator Ms. Andrina Lever President and CEO of Lever Enterprises
Panelist Ms. Elisabeth von Brand Associate Professor, Universidad Cato'lica del Norte
Panelist Ms. Myrna T. Yao Chief Operating Officer, Richwell Trading Co.
Panelist Ms. Soo-Hai, Jun Chairperson, Korea Women Entrepreneurs Association
Panelist Ms. Yukako Uchinaga Director and Executive Vice President, Benesse Holdings, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, CEO and President, Berliz International Inc.
Board Chair, NPO Organization Japan Women's Innovative Network, Japan
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Dinner

Day 2

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:40
Keynote Speech 2
"From High Heels to Safety Boots"
Speaker Ms. Nicole Hollows CEO & Managing Director, Macarthur Coal Ltd
9:40 - 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:00
Plenary Session 1 (Panel Discussion)
"Strategy for Women's Initiative in Economy (or Business)" Organizer: National Federation of Business & Professional Women's Clubs of Japan
Coordinator Ms. Elizabeth Benham President, BPW International (Business & Professional Women)
Panelist Dr. Amelou Benitez Reyes President, National Council of Women of the Philippines
Panelist Hon Pansy Wong Minister for Women's Affairs and Ethnic Affairs, New Zealand
Panelist Ms. Nicole Hollows CEO & Managing Director, Macarthur Coal Ltd
Panelist Ms. Kimie Iwata Representative Director & Executive Vice President, SHISEIDO CO., Ltd.
Panelist Ms. Fumiko Hayashi Mayor, City of Yokohama, Japan
12:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch ・ Cultural Event
14:00 - 16:00
  1. Women to the Boardroom!
    Organizer: NPO J-Win (Japan Women's Innovative Network)
Coordinator Ms. Julie Zhou HR Executive, IBM China Global Delivery Center
Panelist Ms. Byoung Ok Sohn Executive Vice President and COO of Prudential of Korea and first chair of K-WIN
Panelist Ms. Candice Alabanza Iyog VP Marketing & Distribution, Sebu Pacific Airlines
Panelist Ms. Dangjaithawin Anantachai (Orm) Managing Director, Research Dynamics Co.,Ltd.
Panelist Ms. Teri Teo Regional Channels Manager, Agfa Singapore Pte Ltd
Panelist Ms. Asako Hoshino Corporate Vice President Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Speaker Mr. Keisuke Yokoo President, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  1. Women's Lifelong Career Development: Education and Vocational Skills Training
    Organizer: Japan Association for Women's Education
Coordinator Prof. Naoko Irie Professor, Kanagawa University Faculty of Human Sciences
Panelist Prof. Yi Byung Jun Professor, Department of Education, Pusan National University
Panelist Ms. Elena Fedyashina Executive Director, Non-profit partnership "The Committee of 20"
Panelist Dr. Patrice Braun Deputy Director & Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Regional Innovation & Competitiveness (CRIC), University of Ballarat
Panelist Ms. Takako Hagiwara General Manager Diversity Development Department Corporate Human Resources Division Sony Corporation
Panelist Prof. Kenji Miwa Miwa Professor, Ochanomizu University Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences
  1. Fostering Women Leaders in the Scientific and Engineering Field Organizer: IEEE Japan Council Women in Engineering
Coordinator Dr. Irena Atov IEEE WIE Chair Technical manager, Network architecture reliability group, Telstra Corporation
Panelist Prof. Elisabeth von Brand Associate Professor, Universidad Cato'lica del Norte
Panelist Dr. Estrella Fagela Alabastro Former Secretary, Department of Science and Technology
Panelist Ms. Shao Fengjing Vice President, Qingdao University Vice Board Chairman, Qingdao Haier Qingdao Software Co., Ltd.
Panelist Prof. Shinobu Yamaguchi Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Panelist Dr. Hideko S. Kunii Chairperson , Ricoh IT Solutions Co., Ltd.
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 Excursion

Day 3

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:40
Keynote Speech 3
"Women's Entrepreneurship meeting the needs of the time"
Speaker Ms. Yuri Konno President & CEO, DIAL SERVICE Co., Ltd.
9:40 - 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:00
Plenary Session 2 (Panel Discussion)
"Women's Power as Entrepreneur in Each Country" Organizer: Japan National Committee for UNIFEM
Coordinator Ms. Mariko Bando President, Showa Women's University Executive Director, UNIFEM Japan Domestic Committee
Panelist Ms. Almas Jiwani CEO / President FRONTIER CANADA INC President, UNIFEM Canada
Panelist Ms. Wang, Ju-Hsuan Minister, Council of Labor Affairs, Chinese Taipei
Panelist Ms. Patricia Foley Hinnen Founding CEO of Capital Sisters International, Co-founder and Chair of the Microenterprise Development Program for the International Alliance for Women
Panelist Ms. Noriko Nakamura Chief Executive Officer, Poppins Corporation
12:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 - 16:00
  1. Rural Women's Successes of Entrepreneurship, Making the Best Use of People, Material Culture and Environment
    Organizer: Rural Women Empowerment and Life Improvement Association (WELI)
Coordinator Ms. Makiko Arima Adviser, Rural Women Empowerment and Life Improvement Association President, Japan National Committee for UNIFEM
Panelist Ms. Fernanda Catuaan City Agriculture Office, City Government of Tuguegarao
Panelist Ms. Li-chen Peng Owner, Cloudy Village - Tian Ma Ma Restaurant
Panelist Ms. Minako Okada President, Trillium Okada Farm, Co., Ltd.
Panelist Ms. Fusa Sano Auditor, Japan Agriculture Cooperative Hachinohe, Aomori
  1. New Business, Playing a Role of Departure, and its the Future
    Organizer: Asian Women's Economic and Business Conference
Speaker Ms. Doan Thi Minh Chau Vice-Chair, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Association of small and Medium Enterprises
Speaker Ms. Huo Hong Vice General Manager, Cino monitor International, Inc.
Speaker Ms. Joanne Wong Fleishman Hilard Senior Partner/Managing Director, Client Service, Asia Pacific
Speaker Dr. Wang Kim.Ha. Group Executive Director,Smart Reader Worldwide Sdn. Bhd
Speaker Ms. Mavis Mullins Chairman - Maori Spectrum Trust
Speaker Dr. Pawadee Tonguthai Director, Women and Youth Studies Program, Thammasart University
Speaker Ms. Toshiko Oka CEO, ABeam M&A Consulting Ltd.
Chair Ms. Noriko Maki Executive committee of AWEC President, Cosmocrats Inc.
  1. Woman's power in small business management that takes root in region
    Organizer: The National Conference of the Association of Small Business Entrepreneurs(NASE)
Coordinator Prof. Shinichi Otsuki Professor emeritus, Hannan University
Panelist Ms. Francine Whiteduck President and CEO, Whiteduck Resources
Panelist Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh CEO and President of Vinastone Joint Venture Company
Panelist Ms. Wu Hui Fang General Manager, Xiamen Talent Electronics Co. LTD
Panelist Ms. Kumiko Itokazu President, ITAC
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00 Workshop Reports
  • Presentation and adoption of the 15th APEC WLN 2010 Recommendation
18:00 - 18:20 Closing Ceremony
  • Closing Address
  • Hand over of the WLN flag from Japan to the USA
19:30 Farewell Dinner