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“Women in the age of automation”
15th of December

10:30 – 10:50 Welcome & exploration of Summit’s virtual premises

MORNING SESSIONS: Digital literacy as milestone for digital age

10:50 – 11:00 WELCOMING SPEECH:
Svetlana Tešić, AFA Executive Board Member

11:00 – 11:15 OPENING REMARKS:
Ruth Stewart, Ambassador of Australia to Serbia “Lack of basic digital literacy, obstacle for more than 50% of female population in the world”
Brankica Janković, Commissioner for Equality of Republic of Serbia

11:15 – 12:15 PANEL DISCUSSION
“Digital literacy – hot topic of today“
Milan Ćulibrk, editor-in-chief of NIN
Robert Čoban, owner and director of Color Press Group
Jovana Gligorijević, editor-in-chief’s assistant at Vreme
Jovana Štetin Lakić, journalist at N1
Moderator: Maja Vujašković Đureinović, Communication Operations Manager at IKEA South East Europe

12:15 – 13:00 PANEL DISCUSSION
Technology – game changer in creative industries and art world”
Davor Bruketa, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Chairman at Bruketa&Žinić&Grey
David Laufer, Laufer Gallery Zurich
Adam J Boxer, Owner at Ubu Gallery Limited
Moderator: Anja Ivana Milić, Co-founder and CEO of

13:00 – 13:10 SIDE CHAT:
“How to accelerate knowledge-driven development”
Dragica Pilipović Chaffey, Vice President of United group
Nevena Vukašinović, AFA New Generation Leaders 2019, Consultant – Public Affairs and Partnerships – BCW Brussels (WPP Group)


AFTERNOON SESSIONS: The new formula for the new age: skilled, tech-savvy and mobile

Žaklina Kušić, AFA Founder and Program Director

13:45 – 14:10 OPENING SLOTS:
Ms. Johanna Sumuvuori, State Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland
Tatjana Matić, Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia
Anthony F. Godfrey, Ambassador of the US to Serbia

14:10 – 14:30 INTRODUCTION: “Women in the age of automation”
Mekala Krishnan, Senior Fellow at McKinsey Global Institute

14:30 – 15:00 Keynote talk: „Future of work from the rooftop perspective of the world tech giant“
Marija Živanović Smith, Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Communications & Chief External Affairs Officer at NCR Corporation
& Svetlana Tešić, AFA Executive Board Member

15:00 – 15:50 Girls Hack 2020, presentations

15:00 – 15:50 VIRTUAL BREAK & REAL LUNCH with (please use this opportunity to take a look at expo area and virtual gallery of the Summit)

16:00-17:00 ROUND TABLE:
“What the future of work will mean for women”
Tanja Miščević, Deputy Secretary General of Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)
Zsuzsanna Hargitai, Regional Director for Western Balkans at EBRD
John Jovanović, Deputy Vice President and Managing Director leading the regional office for the Western Balkans & Aegean at the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).
Yngve Engstroem, Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Serbia
Dejan Cvetković, CTO Microsoft Development Center
Moderator: Maja Piščević, Senior Fellow at The Atlantic Council of the United States

17:00 – 17:15 SIDE CHAT:
„Connectivity through digital literacy as a safety net”
Boutheina Guermazi, World Bank’s Director of Digital Development
Sussane Shine, Danish Ambassador to Serbia

17:15 – 17:35 Keynote: “How social robots can impact society?”
Robot Petra, The world’s first health-screening robot
Susanna Dillenbeck, Commercial Partnerships Manager at Furhat robotics

17:35 – 17:40 “COVID 19 impact on female progress: one step forward, two steps backward”
Sara Del Fabbro, CEO & CSO at IKEA South East Europe (Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine)

17:40 – 17:50 Tea break

17:50 – 18:00 SIDE CHAT: Impact of automation on women/ Indian perspective as the most populous country from the angle of gold medalist lady
Revathy Ashok, Angel Investor, Co Founder Strategy Garage , Honorary CEO & Managing Trustee B.PAC
Svetlana Tešić, AFA Executive Board member

18:00 – 18:40 PANEL SESSION: “The only way is up – technology as an opportunity for women’s leapfrog”
Maya Vujinović, CEO of OGroup (start-up) & former CIO at General Electric
Maya Strelar-Migotti, CEO of 4PIA, Inc (start-up) and Managing Director of Golden Seeds
Ivana Cvejić, Co-Founder and CEO of Renhead (start-up)
Jelena Zdravković, Vice Head of Department of Computer and Systems Sciences at Stockholm University
Ivana Ružičić, CEO Smart New Frontier Group
Moderator: Jelisaveta Lazarević, Head of Corporate Partnerships at AFA

18:40 – 18:45 “Copy-paste, gender prejudices replicated from real to digital world”
Manja Bogićević, CEO at Kagera

18:45 – 18:55 SIDE CHAT: „Power of Virtual Networking – – How to exponentially increase your social capital?“
Jennifer Rowland, Principle Product Manager at Nutanix
Marija Krstić, General Manager of GSK

18:55 – 19:10 SIDE CHAT: “Embedding sustainability in tech-driven world”
Carolina García Gómez, Global Digitalisation Manager Ingka Group Digital at IKEA
Francine Pickup, Resident Representative at UNDP
19:10 – 19:40 PANEL SESSION: „Vicious cycle – Inclusiveness in male dominant industries“
Olivera Vujinović, Digital Enablement team within the Technology advisory practice of KPMG
Maja Anđelković, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lead at World Bank
Dragana Mladenović, Capability Development Lead (Operational Readiness) at Rio Tinto
Moderator: Jelena Bratić, Services Solutions Executive at Microsoft

19:40 – 19:50 Introduction: “Women at workplace in Western Balkan countries”
Helena Schmidt, Partner at Deloitte

19:50 – 20:25 Evening talk: “Technology makes the world go round“
Gorana Rašić, Member of Executive Board, CFO and responsible board member for IT, Generali Osiguranje Serbia
Dubravka Negre, Head of EIB (European Investment Bank)
Branko Greganović, President of the Executive Board of NLB Bank
Moderator: Goran Pitić, professor and member of the FEFA faculty council

20:25 – 20:35 “Must-haves – Skills for the future”
Adam Kovač, Solution Specialist at 3Lateral (acquired by Epic Games in 2019)
20:35 – 21:00 THE FIRST UNICORN FROM THE REGION CASE-STUDY: “Infobip sky rocketing”
Klaudija Šakranj, People Operations Manager at Infobip
Vladimir Dujić, Head of L&D at Infobip
Sandra Slavica, Head of Total Rewards at Infobip