March 26 - 27, 2019
Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco, CA

MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 1

Start of Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

8:45 am - 9:00 am CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

Charlie Chung - Director of Business Development, NovoEd
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Charlie Chung

Director of Business Development
NovoEd

9:00 am - 9:45 am OPENING KEYNOTE: How Will You Help Your Talent Survive Automation?

Rupalli Thacker - GM, Global Learning Products and Programs, Amazon
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Rupalli Thacker

GM, Global Learning Products and Programs
Amazon

9:45 am - 10:30 am Gathering: How to Bring People and Organizations Together for Movement, for Change, and For Good

Lindsey Caplan - Director, Talent Development, Credit Karma
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Lindsey Caplan

Director, Talent Development
Credit Karma

10:30 am - 11:15 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK, INFORMAL MEETUPS & BOOK SIGNING, THE DATA-DRIVEN LEADER

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS –YOU PICK TWO!

SESSION A

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Why Now? Make the Business Case for Augmented Reality (AR) Solutions in Learning
Walter Davis - Global Talent & Learning Technology Manager, Aggreko
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Walter Davis

Global Talent & Learning Technology Manager
Aggreko

SESSION B

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Building a Coaching and Leadership Mindset
Elizabeth Nicolosi - Executive Leadership Coach & Talent Development, Okta
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Elizabeth Nicolosi

Executive Leadership Coach & Talent Development
Okta

SESSION C

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Implementing and Embedding Effective Cyber-Security Training in your Company
John Trest - Vice President of Content Development, Inspired eLearning
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John Trest

Vice President of Content Development
Inspired eLearning

SESSION D

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Break Down Organizational Silos & Increase Engagement
Doug Folden - VP of People Operations, Tradeshift
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Doug Folden

VP of People Operations
Tradeshift

SESSION E

11:15 am - 12:40 pm Leveraging Partnerships to Create Internal Pathways for Frontline Workers
Lisa Walker - Manager of Performance and Career Development, Anne Arundel Medical Center
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Lisa Walker

Manager of Performance and Career Development
Anne Arundel Medical Center

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm NETWORKING LUNCHEON

AFTERNOON TRACKS BEGIN! FIND YOUR FOCUS

EMERGING TECH

1:40 pm - 2:15 pm Create a “Go Explore!” Culture through Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs)
BJ Schone - Digital Learning Lead, Atlassian
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BJ Schone

Digital Learning Lead
Atlassian

EMERGING TECH

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Embrace The Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Workplace Learning
Carol Sinko - Senior Vice President, Publics Learning Global Lead, Publicis Media
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Carol Sinko

Senior Vice President, Publics Learning Global Lead
Publicis Media

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

1:40 pm - 2:15 pm Deliver Personalized Learning through Human-Centered Design (HCD)
Brian Austin - Head of Learning, Xactware
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Brian Austin

Head of Learning
Xactware

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Coach for Development: Anticipating Future Workforce Needs
Stephen Russell - Senior Director Learning and Development, MAXIMUS
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Stephen Russell

Senior Director Learning and Development
MAXIMUS

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK + DEMONSTRATION DRIVE

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Julie Veloz

Vice President, Learning and Development & Diversity and Inclusion
IPG Mediabrands

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Jen Freitas

Director for People Learning & Engagement
Clif Bar & Company

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm STORY TIME: The Power of Storytelling to Humanize Your Learning Experiences

Kevin Finke - Chief Storyteller, Experience Willow
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Kevin Finke

Chief Storyteller
Experience Willow

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm CASE STUDY: Reinventing the Onboarding Experience at Verizon: Delivering the Promise

Miguel A. Reynoso - Senior Learning and Development Leader, Verizon Finance | Global Payroll
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Miguel A. Reynoso

Senior Learning and Development Leader
Verizon Finance | Global Payroll

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Closing Insights from a Silicon Valley Innovator

Liz Sweet - VP of People Programs, WeWork
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Liz Sweet

VP of People Programs
WeWork

End of Day One Cocktail Reception!