Inaugural Women's Summit - Agenda

9:30 a.m.
Registration with Sponsors and Exhibitors  

10:00 a.m.    
Welcome and Overview

Ashli Watts, President & CEO, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Sponsor Welcome
Kirsten Hawley, Senior Vice President, Chief People, Places & Communications Officer, Brown-Forman Corporation

10:15 a.m.
Opening Keynote

Dr. Neeli Bendapudi, President, University of Louisville
Interviewed by Renee Shaw, Director of Public Affairs and Moderator, Kentucky Educational Television (KET)

10:45 a.m.    
Women in Business

Susan Elkington, President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky
Alice Houston, Founder & Owner, HJI Supply Chain Solutions
Diane Medley, Executive Chairman, MCM CPAs & Advisors
Panelist & Moderator: Elizabeth McCoy, CEO, Planters Bank

11:30 a.m.
Women in Politics

Sen. Julie Raque Adams, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Rep. Joni Jenkins, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Justice Michelle M. Keller, Kentucky Supreme Court, Sixth District
Moderator: Kate Shanks, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

12:30 p.m.
Presentation of the Inaugural Woman in Leadership Award to Gov. Martha Layne Collins

Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman, Commonwealth of Kentucky

1:30 p.m.
Closing Keynote

The Honorable Elaine Chao, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Interviewed by Ashli Watts, President & CEO, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

2:00 p.m.
Inaugural Women’s Summit Concludes