Program

The agenda and times are tentative. We will continue to update as sessions and speakers are finalized.

Monday, June 16, 2014:

  • 10:00 a.m.: Registration and Networking
  • 11:00 a.m.: Opening remarks
    Mukul Pandya, Executive Director/Editor-in-chief, Knowledge@Wharton
    Jim Henry, Market Managing Partner, San Francisco, PwC
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.: How Financial Literacy Can Help Your Students Change the World
    Panelist: Shannon Schuyler, US Corporate Responsibility Leader, PwC
    Panelist: Mukul Pandya, Executive Director/Editor-in-chief, Knowledge@Wharton
    Panelist: Jethanandani, Junior, Saratoga High School
    Moderator: Anita Kemp, Santa Monica High School
  • 12 – 1:15 p.m.: Lunch & Networking
  • 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.: Understanding Money: Economic Concepts that Every Consumer Should Know
    Presenter: Mauro F. Guillén, Director of the Lauder Institute and Wharton Professor of International Management
  • 2:15 – 2:30 p.m.: Break
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Understanding What Employers Need: Preparing Your Students for Career & Professional Success
    Presenter: Michael Fenlon, US and Global Talent Leader, PwC
  • 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.: Applied Learning
    Presenter: Megan De Lena, KWHS
    Presenter: Justin O’Connor, PwC
  • 4:45 – 5:15 p.m.: Relationship and Resources
    Presenter: Charlotte Coker Gibson, National Director, US Corporate Responsibility
    Presenter: Diana Drake, Managing Editor, KWHS
  • 5:15 – 5:30 p.m.: Closing remarks

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:

  • 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.: Breakfast & Networking
  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Venture Capital and Start-ups in Silicon Valley – Some Basics, Industry Trends and Classroom Ideas
    Presenter: Doug Collom, Vice Dean, Wharton | San Francisco and adjunct professor, Wharton
  • 9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Break
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Accounting Basics — the Language of Business
    Presenter: Jim French, Assurance Partner, PwC
  • 10:45 – 12:00 p.m.: Applied Learning
    Presenter: Megan De Lena, KWHS
    Presenter: Lisa Gassmann, PwC
  • 12 – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and Networking
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: The Importance of Building Personal Brands
    Presenter: Cassie Mogilner, Wharton Professor of Marketing
  • 2:30 – 3:45 p.m.: Applied Learning
    Presenter: Megan De Lena, KWHS
    Presenter: Lisa Gassmann, PwC
  • 3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Break
  • 4 – 5:30 p.m.: Idea Exchange
  • 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception and Dinner
  • 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.: Keynote Address
    Speaker: Louisa Quittman, Director, Financial Education, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:

  • 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.: Breakfast & Networking
  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Leading and Empowering Millennials
    Presenter: Anne Donovan, US Transformation Leader, PwC
  • 9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Break
  • 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.: Defining Success: Helping Your Students Navigate Their Future
    Presenter: G. Richard Shell, Wharton Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
  • 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.: Applied Learning
    Presenter: Sachin Rekhi
  • 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.: Presentation of Course Completion Certificates
  • 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch & Networking
  • 1:00 p.m.: Conference adjourns