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Hawaii Business Leadership Conference 2017

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Hilton Hawaiian Village - Coral Ballrooms

2005 Kalia Rd.

Honolulu, HI 96815

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Invest in your future today!
Hawaii Business magazine’s Leadership Conference helps build smart, confident and authentic leaders. Gain insight from dozens of Hawaii’s most prominent leaders during a full day of skill-building workshops, speakers and networking.


Conference Schedule

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Registration, Networking Expo

9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Opening General Session


10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Morning Workshop Sessions

  • Fostering a Civic Minded Community
    • Cindy Adams, President & CEO, AUW
    • Rick Blangiardi, General Manager, Hawaii News Now

  • Win-Win Negotiations
    • Jon Snook, COO, Hawaiian Airlines
    • Kai Wang, Partner, Carlsmith Ball
    • Robert Landau, Executive Director, Hawaii Association of Independent Schools
    • Moderator: Ani Menon, Managing Consultant, KPMG

  • Are You Ready to Be a Leader?
    • Katie Chang, Executive Director, Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders
    • Todd Apo, Vice President, Community Development, The Howard Hughes Corporation
    • Paul Turnbull, President, Mid Pacific Institute
    • David Heenan, Trustee, James Campbell Estate
    • Moderator: Susan Eichor, President & COO, aio Group

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Morning Workshop Sessions

  • Leadership Lessons from the Hokulea
    • Austin Kino, Apprentice Navigator
    • Miki Kiyomi Tomita, Education Specialist

  • Positioning & Persuasion: The Keys to Managing Up
    • Jennifer Hee, Chief Development Officer, The Salvation Army
    • Unyong Nakata, Executive Director of Development, UH Foundation
    • Robbie Melton, Executive Director & CEO, HighTechnology Development Corporation
    • Harrilynn Kameenui, Sr. VP of Administration & Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Pulama Lanai
    • Moderator: Daniel Ikaika Ito, Digital Media Director, Hawaii Business magazine

  • Making Your Point Quickly & Effectively – a few successful startups share tips on crafting the perfect elevator pitch
    • Isabella Hughes, President & Co-Founder, Shaka Tea
    • Vincent Kimura, Lead Founder & CEO, Smart Yields, Inc.
    • Moderator: Dawn Lippert, CEO Elemental Excelerator

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch

2:15-3:15 p.m. Afternoon Workshop Sessions

  • What Does It Mean to Be an Intrapreneurial Leader?
    • John Komeji, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, Hawaiian Telcom
    • Bill Coy, Director, Omidyar Fellows
    • Moderator: Meli James, Head of New Ventures, Sultan Ventures

  • Building Effective Teams: Tips from the Best Places to Work
    • Ben Godsey, President, ProService Hawaii
    • Kathleen Lin-Hurtubise, President & Founder, Gourmet Events
    • Jeff Shonka, President & CEO, First Insurance Company of Hawaii LLC
    • Moderator: Peter Burke, President, Best Companies Group

  • Bridging the Gap
    • John Gotanda, President, Hawaii Pacific University
    • Dr. Richard Vuylsteke, Chief Executive, East West Center

3:30 p.m. -4:45p.m. Closing General Session

  • Winner’s Mindset: Lessons for Business and the Boardroom
    • David Matlin, Athletics Director, University of Hawaii
    • Moderator: Steve Petranik, editor, Hawaii Business magazine

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Networking Pau Hana


For questions, please contact Kira Chong Tim, Events Manager, at kiract@hawaiibusiness.com
or call (808) 534-7145.

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