March 26-28, 2018
Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco, CA

MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson's Day One Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am OPENING KEYNOTE: Preparing L&D for Disruption in the Age of Immediacy

Brandon Carson, Director of Learning ,Delta Airlines
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Brandon Carson

Director of Learning
Delta Airlines

9:45 am - 10:30 am FALL RISK: The Bright Side of Getting Hit by a Truck

Sean Kavanagh, CEO ,The Ariel Group
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Sean Kavanagh

CEO
The Ariel Group

10:30 am - 11:15 am Morning Networking Break & Demonstration Drive

SESSION A

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Equipping the Next Generation of Leaders
Tim Vanderlaan, Manager, Spectrum Health University,Spectrum Health System
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Tim Vanderlaan

Manager, Spectrum Health University
Spectrum Health System

SESSION B

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Rolling out Video-Based Learning in your Company
Minette Chan, Director, Learning Solutions & Enablement ,Synaptics
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Minette Chan

Director, Learning Solutions & Enablement
Synaptics

SESSION C

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Amazon's Insights on Building a Continuous Adaptive Learning Model
Catherine Curtis, Global Instructional Design Leader,Amazon
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Catherine Curtis

Global Instructional Design Leader
Amazon

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Networking Luncheon

L&D IMPACT

1:40 pm - 2:25 pm The Most Important Skill For Your Business, And You’re (Probably) Not Teaching It
Greg Bybee, VP of Customer Experience,NovoEd
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Greg Bybee

VP of Customer Experience
NovoEd

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Christina Yu

Head of Marketing, Learning Science Platforms
McGraw-Hill Education

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Geoff Broderick

Vice President, Learning Science Platforms
McGraw-Hill Education

L&D IMPACT

2:25 pm - 12:00 am Solitude and the Heart of Leadership: How Leaders Can Be More Effective By Learning to Be More Alone
Joseph Holt, Associate Professor, Department of Management & Operations,The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
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Joseph Holt

Associate Professor, Department of Management & Operations
The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business

TECH TALKS

2:25 pm - 3:10 pm Exploring What's Possible with Virtual Reality in L&D
Jaclyn DeChiro, eLearning & Instructional Designer ,athenahealth Brentt Brown, Director of Business Strategy,Mursion
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Jaclyn DeChiro

eLearning & Instructional Designer
athenahealth

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Brentt Brown

Director of Business Strategy
Mursion

3:10 pm - 3:55 pm Exhibition Time & Afternoon Networking Break Including Book Signing, "Learning in the Age of Immediacy"

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Rachel Fichter

Chief Learning Officer
S&P Global Ratings

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Dan Lovely

Chief Learning Officer
AIG

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Julie Veloz

VP, Learning & Development
IPG Mediabrands

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Lisa Zweber-Smith

Executive Director, Diversity & Inclusion
MGM Resorts International

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Kate Berardo

Head of Leadership Development
Facebook

4:40 pm - 5:25 pm CLOSING INSIGHT: Think Like a Marketer: How L&D can Drive Learning Engagement using Basic Marketing Tactics

Shelley Osborne, Head of Learning and Development,Udemy
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Shelley Osborne

Head of Learning and Development
Udemy

5:25 pm - 12:00 am End of Day One Cocktail Reception