7:30 am
Conference Registration & Networking

8:20 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

8:30 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • Sondra Calhoun most recenty Snr Director of Learning & OD / Co-Owner, Pushpay / Strada Consulting

Driving Higher Retention Of In-Demand Tech Talent

8:40 am Discover: Re-evaluating Attrition to Retain Top Performing Tech Talent

9:00 am Discover: Re-imagining Performance & Development for Higher Talent Retention

  • Nicole Hopkins Founder, Former VP (head of) People , Up & to the Right Consulting, Webflow

9:20 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Tech Organizations Rethinking How to Retain Top Talent in the Workforce?

  • Rod Lacey Chief People Officer, simPRO
  • Nicole Hopkins Founder, Former VP (head of) People , Up & to the Right Consulting, Webflow

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:40 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Do Differently to Increase Retention Rates in Your Tech Organization?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:00 am
Networking Break

Building New, Stronger Cultures in Fast-Changing Tech Firms

10:40 am Discover: Inspiring Culture & Communicating Values Through Storytelling

11:00 am Discover: Building Inclusive Cultures to Increase Diverse Talent Retention

11:20 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Tech Innovators Prioritizing Culture in Their Organizations?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:40 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Do Differently to Build a Better Culture in Your Tech Organization?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:00 pm
Networking Lunch

The Future of the HR Leader in Tech

1:00 pm Panel Discussion: Rethink, Re-imagine & Redesign the Future of HR for Transformational Impact on Tech Firms in 2022 & Beyond

1:40 pm Discover:Building Your Workforce While Competing for Technical Talent

Synopsis

  • Technology companies in all phases of growth uniquely decide how to build their workforce to scale for growth.
  • A large percentage of their growth will include high priced technical talent and stiff competition to land them.
  • How Airtable effectively manages growth and views future challenges.

Prioritizing the Health & Wellbeing of Tech Employees

2:00 pm Develop:What Lessons Can We Learn From HR Leaders Tackling Transformation Head-On?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:20 pm Action:What Are You Now Going to Do to Transform your Tech Organization?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:40 pm Afternoon Break

3:00 pm Discover: Driving a Positive Mindset for Employee Wellbeing & Productivity

3:20 pm Discover: Building a Career Ecosystem to Support Hyper-Growth Tech

Synopsis

  • How can we drive career journeys to support a hyper-growth tech firm?
  • Fresh approaches to career maps that encourage transparency & celebrate internal mobility, upskilling & career growth.
  • How DraftKings are building a career ecosystem to support tech employee career growth whilst their organization faces hyper-growth, rocketing from 300 to 4000 employees

3:40 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Leaders Transforming the Way We Support & Encourage Tech Employees

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

4:00 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Support Your People?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

4:20 pm
Networking Break

Rethink Learning & Development in a Post-Pandemic Climate

4:40 pm Discover: Diversifying Tech Talent for a Broader Workforce & Fresh Innovation

  • Khalil Smith Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement, Akamai Technologies

5:00 pm Discover: Re-imagining Virtual Learning for Cross-Pollination, Increased Management Effectiveness & Employee Engagement

  • Kristen Hartley Learning & Development Lead, Leader Development & Performance Management, Pinterest

5:20 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from HR Leaders Rethinking How to Unlock the Potential of Employees in Tech?

  • Khalil Smith Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement, Akamai Technologies
  • Kristen Hartley Learning & Development Lead, Leader Development & Performance Management, Pinterest

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

5:40 pm Action: What New Thinking Are You Now Going to Apply to More Effectively Unlock the Potential of Your Tech Employees?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

6:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One