7:00am – 2:00pm PST | 10:00am – 5:00pm EST

All times below shown in PST

7:00 am Conference Login & Networking

7:15 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Gain a Future-Ready Tech Talent Advantage

7:30 am Panel: How Turbocharged Tech Firms Are Gaining a Tech Talent Advantage in the Return to the Office

8:15 am Speed Networking Break

Craft a Disruptive, Growth-Centric People Strategy

9:00 am Discover: Radically Re-Inventing the Theory Behind Effective Team Building and Workforce Planning in Tech: Exploring Cisco’s “TeamBuilder”

  • Gianpaolo Barozzi Global Lead – Talent Management, Digitization & Innovation , Cisco

9:20 am Discover: Re-Writing the “Future of Work” in Tech: Building a HighPerforming People Strategy to Enable Your Firm to Thrive in 2021 & Beyond

  • Rich Lang Senior Vice President of Human Resources, VMware

9:40 am Discover: Case-Study Led Presentation Delivered by Blueboard

10:00 am Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing NonTraditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

10:20 am Partnerships & Connections Break

Make an Impact with a Recharged Lens on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

10:50 am Discover: Championing Collective Learning & Responsibility for DE&I Through GitLab’s “Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Certification”

11:10 am Discover: “Netflix Virtual HBCU Boot Camps”: Championing Industry Partnerships & Product Agility to Transform the Way We Develop & Engage a Diverse Future Tech Workforce

11:30 am Discover: “PRO Unites”: Driving Non-Traditional Approaches to Curating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy for Every Level of a Large-Scale Tech Workforce

11:50 am Develop: What Impact Can Transforming Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Programs Make on Your People & Company Performance?

12:10 pm Refreshment Break

Harness the Power of Your Product & Network for Next-Level Business Success

12:30 pm Discover: Spearheading Disruptive People Strategies to Equip Your Workforce to Thrive with the Changing Face of the Industry

  • Kerry Brown Head of Transformational Change & Future of Work, SAP

12:50 pm Discover: Enabling Leaders to Create People-Centric & Digital-First Workplaces Through Data & Dialogue: Introducing Slack’s “Future Forum”

1:10 pm Develop: What Can We Learn from the Tech Leaders Taking Novel Approaches to the Way They Leverage Their Product & Network?

1:30 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference