Agenda

Reignite a new way forward

Day 1

Wednesday 11.18.2020


  • Connector.

    9:00 AM

    Opening Remarks – Reigniting a New Way Forward 

    Carlo Enrico – President, Latin America & Caribbean, Mastercard

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    Humanity After Covid-19
     
    As we look to reignite humanity, there are many possible futures ahead of us. We have different options to choose from: will we choose competition or cooperation? Authoritarianism or democracy? In this talk, Dr. Yuval Noah Harari will guide us through these options and help us understand how the choices we make in the coming months will shape the world for years and decades to c
    Prof. Yuval Noah Harari – Historian & Bestselling Author

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    Reigniting our Communities
     
    Financial inclusion is way more than giving internet access to the banking platforms: it helps people prosper by providing them with the tools they need to achieve financial security, be more productive, and live stable and fulfilling lives. During this session, Michael Froman, Vice Chairman & President, Strategic Growth at Mastercard, and Luis Alberto Moreno, Former President of the Inter-American Development Bank, will speak about how the public and private sectors can use digital technology to enable inclusive growth.
    Michael Froman – Vice Chairman & President, Strategic Growth, Mastercard in conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno – Former President, Inter-American Development Bank

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    10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

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    Why You Should Second Guess Everything to Reignite Your Business
     
    What has the pandemic taught us? How can we embrace digital transformation to enhance business performance and optimize processes? Raj Seshadri, President of Data and Services at Mastercard, explains the power of data to help customers assess, react and recover during the pandemic and beyond—by pivoting their businesses and engaging with their consumers. Ultimately, it’s about using analytics insights to make smarter decisions for better outcomes.
    Raj Seshadri – President, Data & Services, Mastercard

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    Digital and the Future of Retail
     
    Covid has placed tremendous pressure on retail sales, with consumer behavior shifting to digital to shop for essentials. What does the future hold for online shopping? Gaston Botazzini, Chief Executive Officer at Falabella, Frédéric Mazurier, Executive President for Market Pay and Gilberto Caldart, President of International Markets at Mastercard talk about the evolution of omnichannel to reignite commerce.
    Gaston Bottazzini – Chief Executive Officer, Falabella, Frédéric Mazurier – Executive President Market Pay (Carrefour Group) and Gilberto Caldart – President, International Markets, Mastercard

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    Future of Travel
     
    ‘Revenge travel’ is the phenomenon that could bring back tourism with a bang. Experts predict travelers are eager to get back out there — though others caution revenge may not be so sweet. Jessica Nabongo, cultural ambassador, writer, entrepreneur and travel influencer will shed light on the concept of Revenge Travel and what to expect from travelers’ as they help the sector make a comeback.
    Jessica Nabongo – Cultural Ambassador, Travel Writer & Entrepreneur

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    11:04 AM - 11:14 AM

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    Reigniting Human Connections in a Tech Dominated World
     
    More than ever before, today’s consumer is expecting much more from Brands – a deeper level understanding of their needs. During this session, Stefan Olander, the former Vice President of Global Digital Innovation for Nike, will share his views on the need for brands to have an innovation mindset that puts people first and use technology to make their lives easier. Come learn how human centric brands can win in a tech dominated world
    Stefan Olander – Former Vice President, Global Digital Innovation for Nike

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    What Will it Take to Reignite LAC
     
    The COVID-19 outbreak is a new potential source of volatility and a threat to the macroeconomic stability of LAC. How can the region’s democracies preserve both lives and livelihoods? What will be the impact on the region’s already low economic growth and high inequality? Laura Chinchilla, former President of Costa Rica, Diego Molano, former Minister of Information Technology for Colombia, and John Price, Managing Director at Americas Market Intelligence use their knowledge and experience to take on these difficult questions.
    Laura Chinchilla – Former President of Costa Rica, Diego Molano – Minister of Technology of Colombia (2010-2015), Senior advisor to IADB, OECD., and John Price – Managing Director, Americas Market Intelligence

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    Building Mental Resilience to Thrive in a Covid World
     
    We hear a lot about stockpiles of essential medical equipment and PPEs. But we also need to build our internal stockpiles so that we can build our mental resilience. How are we replenishing our own inner resources? How can we turn away from unhealthy coping behaviors and equip ourselves to come out of the pandemic wiser and more resilient than before? Just as we’ve had to make drastic changes to our lives to stop the spread of the virus, we need to take urgent steps to safeguard our mental health, too.
    Arianna Huffington, Author, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global, & Founder of The Huffington Post

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    12:30 PM

    END OF DAY

Day 2

Thursday 11.19.2020


  • Connector.

    9:00 AM

    Opening Remarks – Breakthrough and Break Out  

    Michael Miebach – President & CEO-Elect, Mastercard

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    Reigniting Societies Through Global Collaboration
     
    In dire straits, common sense is nothing but common. The novel coronavirus came as a surprise not just to one nation, but to the world. Aside from the havoc it’s caused, it has also taught us some valuable lessons: that, to thrive, people of every nationality must combine strengths. During this session, Madeleine K. Albright, a professor, author, diplomat and businesswoman who served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States will share her views on the importance of global solidarity and collaboration.
    Madeleine K. Albright – Author, Diplomat, Businesswoman & Former Secretary of State of the United States

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    Empowering Women to Empower The World
     
    What do countries with the best coronavirus responses have in common? Women leaders. During this session, Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair of Mastercard, will talk about why having women leaders can help businesses and ultimately, the global economy, grow.
    Ann Cairns – Vice Chairman, Mastercard

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    9:50 AM – 10:00 AM

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    Reigniting Trust
     
    Technology in general, and artificial intelligence (AI) in particular, play a big role in helping organizations and countries to adapt, keeping us safe and improving how we live and work. During this session, Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber & Intelligence at Mastercard, will speak about the need to carefully build consumer trust in those same innovations.
    Ajay Bhalla – President, Cyber & Intelligence, Mastercard

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    Marketing in Times of Crisis
     
    We are amidst multiple crises: a health crisis, an economic crisis, ahuman rights crisis and a crisis of confidence. And we continue to move deeper into uncharted territory every day. Mastercard CMCO, Raja Rajamannar, will be speaking on how brands can offer a reassuring voice and a path forward in dark times: by connecting with consumers on a human level, taking meaningful actions and fulfilling their promises. It is his belief that leading with humanity in a crisis is what separates brands that thrive from those that fall.
    Raja Rajamannar – Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and President, Healthcare Business, Mastercard

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    10:42 AM – 10:52 AM

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    Reigniting Small Businesses to Reignite the Economy
     
    Small businesses are the backbone of the LAC economy and the pillars of our communities. And while the outbreak has affected a widespread of sectors, the small business segment is among those most impacted. During this session, James Anderson, Executive Vice President for Commercial & B2B Solutions at Mastercard, and Shamina Singh, Executive Vice President of Sustainability and President of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, will explore what it will take to reignite them, for the benefit of our economies and communities.
    James Anderson – Executive Vice President, Commercial & B2B Solutions, Mastercard & Shamina Singh – Executive Vice President of Sustainability and President of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

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    The Role of Business in Society
     
    The rapid shift to digital brought on by the Covid-19 containment measures both accelerated work force trends already underway (like remote workforces and implementation of advanced digital connectivity tools) and intensified pre-existing challenges (such as the differences between labor markets in developed and developing regions). According to one McKinsey study, almost 90 percent of sales have moved to a videoconferencing/phone/web sales model, and while some skepticism remains, more than half believe this is equally or more effective than sales models used before COVID-19. Meanwhile, in Latin America, more than half of population is part of the informal labor market leaving many without a way to continue working during lockdowns or without the ability to transition their work remotely. As jobs and markets call for people to master and wield technology for more work efficiency, how do we ensure that countries and people aren’t left behind? You won’t want to miss this high energy conversation between two of the world’s top CEOs!
    Marc Benioff – Chair & Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce & Ajay Banga, Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard

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    11:45 PM

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