Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) Conference

Accelerating in a Virtual World

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Event Details:

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Venue: Via Zoom

Description:

How do you continue to excel, thrive, and ascend in the workplace virtually?  Working remotely does not mean you need to slow down or take a pause in your career progression.  We will explore various topics to help you becoming a more mindful leader and accelerating in this new normal working virtually.

Agenda:

  • Welcome & Opening Remarks [9:00 – 9:05am (5 mins)]

    • Suraj Amarnani, Senior Manager, KPMG; Ascend Greater Atlanta Chapter President

 

  • Fire-side Chat with Keynote Speakers [9:05am – 10:05am (60 mins)]:

    • Keynote speaker:  Ashish Gupta, Chief Information Officer, NextEra Energy, Inc.

    • Keynote speaker:  Fahim Siddiqui, SVP – Technology Development, The Home Depot

    • Moderator:  Peggy Wang, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers / Ascend Charlotte Chapter President

 

  • Break [10:05am – 10:10am (5 mins)]

 

  • Mental Health Wellness Panel Discussion [10:10am – 11:10am (60 mins)]

    • Panelist:  Dr. Rajnish Attavar, Consultant Psychiatrist, Hertfordshire Partnership, University NHS Foundation Trust, St. Albans, England

    • Panelist:  Dr. Nila Kasianandan, Psychiatry, Townsville University Hospital, Queensland, Australia

    • Panelist:  Naresh Bhakta, Community Advocate, Regional Director AAHOA, California, USA

    • Panelist:  Dr. Lokesh Babu, Psychiatrist, Founder Snehamanovikasa Kendra Neuropsychiatric Hospital & Deaddiction Center, Bengaluru, India

    • Moderator:  Elizabeth Nunes, Ascend Atlanta Chapter EVP

 

  • Break [11:10am – 11:15am (5 mins)]

 

  • Gaining Visibility in a Virtual World [11:15am – 12:00pm (45 mins)]

    • Speaker:  Sid Sapolia, Lead Account Partner – IBM Distribution Sector

Admission:

 

Individual Member Ticket: $50

Individual Non-Member Ticket: $75

Ascend Membership and IAG Ticket: $150

Speakers:

Welcome & Opening Remarks

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Suraj Amarnani
Senior Manager, KPMG
 Ascend Greater Atlanta Chapter President

Keynote Speaker

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Ashish Gupta
Chief Information Officer
NextEra Energy, Inc.

Keynote Speaker

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Fahim Siddiqui 
SVP,  Technology Development
The Home Depot

Moderator

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Peggy P.  Wang
Partner, PwC
Ascend Charlotte
Chapter president

Panelist

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Dr. Rajnish Attavar

Consultant Psychiatrist, Hertfordshire Partnership, University NHS Foundation Trust, St. Albans, England

Panelist

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Dr. Lokesh Babu

Psychiatrist, Founder Snehamanovikasa Kendra Neuropsychiatric Hospital & Deaddiction Center, Bengaluru, India

Panelist

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Naresh Bhakta

Community Advocate, Regional Director AAHOA
California, USA

Panelist

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Dr. Nila Kasianandan

Psychiatry, Townsville University Hospital, Queensland, Australia

Panel Moderator

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Elizabeth Nunes

Executive Vice President 

Ascend

Ascend Talk Speaker

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Sid Sapolia

Lead Account Partner, IBM Distribution Sector, IBM

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