Diversity and Inclusion

Thursday, January 5

11:30 – 12:10 PM

Conference Session

Women in Tech Q&A: Live at CES

LOCATION LVCC Grand Lobby CTA Stage

The demand for more women leaders is unmistakable—especially in tech. But what will it take for us to get there? How can today’s leaders support emerging talent? And how can we keep learning as we lead?  Join Stephanie Dismore, Managing Director, HP North America, as she hosts a conversation about the invaluable role women play in reshaping organizations today and in the future.  Dismore is the author of a popular “Women in Tech” LinkedIn Q&A series, where she invites fellow female leaders in the industry to share their journeys to the top of tech and explain how they have tackled their biggest challenges. In the series’ first live installment on the CTA stage, Dismore’s interview will explore one inspiring peer’s perspective on the state of tech, the future of diverse leadership, and more.

2:00 – 2:40 PM

Conference Session

Investing in the Next Big Idea

LOCATION Venetian Expo Hall G Startup Stage

Hear from leaders who are transforming the face of web3, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency industries and why investing in the next generation of women and diverse entrepreneurs is a crucial part to the success of the ecosystem.

3:00 – 3:40 PM

Conference Session

Reframing the Narrative: The Evolution of the Chief Diversity Officer

LOCATION LVCC Grand Lobby CTA Stage

Hear from Chief Diversity Officers and Chief Human Resource Officers as they discuss their role in shaping company-wide diversity and inclusion strategies to advance workforce equity and how the role has shifted from pre-to-post pandemic with a greater emphasis on action.

4:00 – 4:40 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Building an Inclusive Web 3.0

LOCATION LVCC North Level 2 N250

Panelists discuss building equitable practices into the core of Web3, from NFTs and crypto economies, to social networks and DAOs.

4:00 – 4:40 PM

Conference Session

Inclusive Technology for Long Lives, Well-lived, produced by BBC StoryWorks

LOCATION Venetian Expo Level 4 Marcello 4404

In the pursuit of more life in our years and more years in our life, technology is providing the answers. A brand-new series for the Consumer Technology Association, produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, reframes how inclusive innovation is transforming communities, empowering all generations, and ensuring no one gets left behind.

Friday, January 6

3:00 – 3:40 PM

Conference Session

Tech’ed Up: Crypto Aftershocks- What's Next?

LOCATION LVCC Grand Lobby CTA Stage

Silicon Valley & DC veteran Niki Christoff hosts a zippy conversation with Sheila Warren, CEO of the Crypto Council for Innovation, about what's shaking in crypto. Join this live recording of the Tech'ed Up Podcast in the main hall on the CTA Stage.

Saturday, January 7

10:00 – 10:40 AM

Conference Session

Product Inclusion Strategies and Successes

LOCATION Venetian Expo Hall G Startup Stage

Accessibility and innovation is positively impacted by technology. Hear from innovators as they share their strategies for creating inclusive product solutions, from ideation to outcome.

11:00 – 11:40 AM

Conference Session

Diverse Representation Plus Innovation Equals Success

LOCATION Venetian Expo Hall G Startup Stage

Innovation is key to growing the tech ecosystem. With the uncertainty around the current economy, how are business leaders and entrepreneurs navigating the new landscape and placing an emphasis on innovation?

3:00 – 3:40 PM

Conference Session

How to Build a Billion Dollar Network

LOCATION Venetian Expo Hall G Startup Stage

Join from Omi Bell, CEO of Black Girl Ventures, for a curated discussion on building your network as a part of building your business. Access to financial capital has been a major topic of conversation over the last few years with women receiving less than 3% of venture capital funding. Black Girl Ventures focuses on access to financial and social capital with the understanding that all capital comes from who you know and who knows you. We will unpack the journey of our panelist and how they have gained access to new networks in order to grow their business.

All CES conference sessions are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
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