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2020 Agenda

All sessions and activities take place at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, unless otherwise noted in the agenda.
Registration for the NRF Foundation closes on December 20, 11:59 p.m.

Thursday, January 9

8:00am - 8:30pm 246

8:00am - 8:30pm

8:00am - 8:30pm 246
8:30am - 2:00pm 246

8:30am - 2:00pm

8:30am - 2:00pm 246
Theresa Lang Student Center, 55 W 13th St
Izaak Baltic
Senior Software Engineer – Web
PetSmart
Michael Brown
Director of Information Security
Macy's
Jon Downey
Director, Software Engineering
Walmart
Olly Downs
Vice President of Machine Learning & Data
Zulily
Skip Howard
Founder/CEO
Spacee, Inc.
Josh John
Software Engineer
Kohl's
Rachel Mushahwar
VP & GM: US Sales Enterprise
Intel Corporation
10:00am - 1:00pm 247

10:00am - 1:00pm

10:00am - 1:00pm 247
KPMG Offices
4:00pm - 7:00pm 246

4:00pm - 7:00pm

4:00pm - 7:00pm 246
Seventh Floor: Astor Ballroom
5:00pm - 6:30pm 246

5:00pm - 6:30pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm 246

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Friday, January 10

8:30am - 4:30pm 246

8:30am - 4:30pm

8:30am - 4:30pm 246
Seventh Floor: Astor Ballroom
9:30am - 9:35am 246

9:30am - 9:35am

9:30am - 9:35am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Ellen Davis
SVP, National Retail Federation
President, NRF Foundation
9:35am - 10:05am 246

9:35am - 10:05am

9:35am - 10:05am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Jeff Gennette
Chairman and CEO
Macy's, Inc.
10:05am - 10:35am 246

10:05am - 10:35am

10:05am - 10:35am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Emily Chang
Most recently, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
Starbucks
10:35am - 10:50am 246

10:35am - 10:50am

10:35am - 10:50am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
10:50am - 11:20am 246

10:50am - 11:20am

10:50am - 11:20am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
J.K. Symancyk
CEO
PetSmart
11:20am - 12:05pm 246

11:20am - 12:05pm

11:20am - 12:05pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Garrett Ledbetter
General Manager/District Loyalty Expert
Old Navy
Moderator
Elizabeth Heibertshausen
Associate Product Manager
Kohl's
Jessie Karagosian
Allocation Manager I
Sam's Club
Christian Sopoco
Merchandise Analyst
Nordstrom
12:05pm - 12:50pm 246

12:05pm - 12:50pm

12:05pm - 12:50pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
12:50pm - 1:20pm 246

12:50pm - 1:20pm

12:50pm - 1:20pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Kelly McGinnis
SVP & Chief Communications Officer
Levi Strauss & Co.
1:20pm - 1:35pm 246

1:20pm - 1:35pm

1:20pm - 1:35pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
1:35pm - 2:20pm 251

1:35pm - 2:20pm

1:35pm - 2:20pm
1:35pm - 2:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 4
Erica Dillon
Campus Recruiter
Burlington
Lainey Miller
Director of Talent Acquisition - College & Early Career
Burlington
1:35pm - 2:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 2
Tori Gibbs
Design Director
Kohl's
Nate Koch
Senior Manager, Public Relations and Social Marketing
Kohl's
Lindsey Kreamer
Sr Product Development Manager
Kohl's
Heather Robinson
Vice President, Product Development
Kohl's
1:35pm - 2:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 3
Stacia Andersen
EVP, Merchandising & Customer Experience
PetSmart
1:35pm - 2:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 1
Mike Hanrahan
CEO
IRL Lab by Walmart
2:20pm - 2:35pm 246

2:20pm - 2:35pm

2:20pm - 2:35pm 246
Fifth Floor: Pre-function area
2:35pm - 3:20pm 251

2:35pm - 3:20pm

2:35pm - 3:20pm
2:35pm - 3:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 4
CJ Tabasky
Operations Manager
Amazon
2:35pm - 3:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 3
Brianna Rust
Senior Buyer
Dick's Sporting Goods
Sway Uzokwe
Inventory Planner
Dick's Sporting Goods
2:35pm - 3:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 1
George Boone
Software Engineer Senior Manager, OrangeMethod
The Home Depot
Amanda Jurek
Manager, OrangeWorks
The Home Depot
2:35pm - 3:20pm 251
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom Salon 2
Bryan Hong
NYC Service Experience Manager
Nordstrom
Katie Sydness
Regional Logistics Manager
Nordstrom
Fan Tu
Engineering Manager
Nordstrom
Young Varua
NYC HR Director
Nordstrom
3:20pm - 3:35pm 246

3:20pm - 3:35pm

3:20pm - 3:35pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
3:35pm - 4:05pm 246

3:35pm - 4:05pm

3:35pm - 4:05pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Alison Hahn
Senior Vice President Merchandising, Color
Sephora
4:05pm - 4:35pm 246

4:05pm - 4:35pm

4:05pm - 4:35pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Jane Blain Gilbertson
President and CEO
Blain’s Farm & Fleet
4:35pm - 5:05pm 246

4:35pm - 5:05pm

4:35pm - 5:05pm 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Daniel Lubetzky
Founder and Executive Chairman
KIND
6:00pm - 8:00pm 246

Saturday, January 11

7:00am - 10:00am 246

7:00am - 10:00am

7:00am - 10:00am 246
Seventh Floor: Astor Ballroom
8:00am - 8:30am 246

8:00am - 8:30am

8:00am - 8:30am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
Stacey Tank
Vice President, Home Services
The Home Depot
8:00am - 10:30am 246

8:00am - 10:30am

8:00am - 10:30am 246
Empire Complex and Corridor, 7th floor
Adam Lukoskie
Vice President
NRF Foundation
Steve Sadove
Former Chair and CEO Saks Inc., Former Chair NRF
Annalea Soudry-Maurer
Coordinator, Scholarships and University Relations
NRF Foundation
Eric Steindler
VP, Human Resources
Meijer
8:30am - 10:45am 246

8:30am - 10:45am

8:30am - 10:45am 246
Sixth Floor: Broadway Ballroom
10:45am - 11:00am 246

10:45am - 11:00am

10:45am - 11:00am 246
Sixth Floor/Fifth Floor
11:00am - 11:45am 251

11:00am - 11:45am

11:00am - 11:45am 251
Seventh Floor: Empire Complex
Stephanie Robertson
Brand Director, Olay Skin Care
Procter & Gamble Beauty
11:00am - 1:00pm 246

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm 246
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom
12:00pm - 12:45pm 251

12:00pm - 12:45pm

12:00pm - 12:45pm 251
Seventh Floor: Empire Complex
Matt Meuleners
Executive Partner
FOCUS Training
1:00pm - 1:45pm 251

1:00pm - 1:45pm

1:00pm - 1:45pm 251
Seventh Floor: Empire Complex
Alicianne Rand
VP, Growth Marketing
Rent the Runway
1:00pm - 3:00pm 246

1:00pm - 3:00pm

1:00pm - 3:00pm 246
Fifth Floor: Westside Ballroom
2:00pm - 2:45pm 251

2:00pm - 2:45pm

2:00pm - 2:45pm 251
Seventh Floor: Empire Complex
Katherine Chartz
Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Scott Moore
Sr. Manager - University Recruiting
Gap Inc.

Sunday, January 12

8:00am - 3:00pm 246

8:00am - 3:00pm

8:00am - 3:00pm 246
Fashion Institute of Technology
9:00am - 12:00pm 246

9:00am - 12:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm 246