New York NY July 17 - 18, 2023

JULY 17-18, 2023
5 PM – 9 PM

159 W 48th St
New York, NY 10036


JULY 18, 2023
9 AM – 3 PM

Chelsea Piers

Pier 60, 60 Chelsea Piers New York, NY 10011

Bridging the Gap From Equity to Equality
Agenda At A Glance
Monday, July 17

5:00 p.m. Arrival & Red Carpet Photos

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour

7:00 p.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

7:15 p.m. Dinner Service

8:00 p.m. Keynote Speech

8:30 p.m. Presentation of Awards

9:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Thank You

Tuesday, July 18

8:00 a.m. Registration & Check-In

9:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session

10:00 a.m. Morning Break

10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions:

Procurement Workshop

Finance Panel Discussion

Marketplace Exhibition

11:30 a.m. Lunch Break

12:00 p.m. Networking by Appointment

1:00 p.m. Afternoon Concurrent Sessions:

Marketing Strategies Workshop

Technology Trends Panel Discussion

2:00 p.m. Coffee Break

2:15 p.m. Closing Plenary Session

3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Thank you

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