24 hours around the sun

Join us for a full day of interactive keynotes, case studies, courses and more across 4 continents! Tune in and weigh in from wherever you are. Select your nearest location for an hourly rundown of everything happening in this action-packed agenda!

EDT (UTC-4)

Tuesday May 12

Wednesday May 13

GMT (UTC+1)

Wednesday May 13

IST (UTC+5:30)

Wednesday May 13

Thursday May 14

SST (UTC+8)

Wednesday May 13

Thursday May 14

AEST (UTC+10)

Wednesday May 13

Thursday May 14

9:00 - 9:15 am
7:00 - 7:15 am
4:30 - 4:45 am
12:00 - 12:15 am
7:00 - 7:15 pm

Global Kick-off & Welcome to our Australia & New Zealand Audience 

Mainstage Event

Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek, Chief Marketing Officer at Skillsoft, and David Meerman Scott, WSJ best-selling author of Fanocracy, kick off the 24-hour experience with a welcome to the full, global audience. Organizational Learning Strategist and founder of Learning Uncut, Michelle Ockers welcomes audiences from Australia.

9:15 - 9:45 am
7:15 - 7:45 am
4:45 - 5:15 am
12:15 - 12:45 am
7:15 - 7:45 pm

Keynote by Michelle Ockers

Organizational Learning Strategist and founder of Learning Uncut

 

Mainstage Event

Michelle Ockers, founder of Learning Uncut, shares how L&D teams can be performance partners that add strategic business value.

9:45 - 10:15 am
7:45 - 8:15 am
5:15 - 5:45 am
12:45 - 1:15 am
7:45 - 8:15 pm

Q&A with Michelle Ockers and Rosie Cairnes 

Mainstage Event

Rosie Cairnes, Vice President APAC at Skillsoft, and Michelle Ockers discuss challenges facing today's workforce during a Q&A session.

10:15 - 10:50 am
8:15 - 8:50 am
5:45 - 6:20 am
1:15 - 1:50 am
8:15 - 8:50 pm

Special Olympics Presentation 

Mainstage Event

This exciting presentation features a local Special Olympian, as well as CEO of Special Olympics, Mary Davis, leading a discussion on the importance of Diversity and Inclusion.

11:00 - 12:00 pm
9:00 - 10:00 am
6:30 - 7:30 am
2:00 - 3:00 am
9:00 - 10:00 pm

Keynote by Shawn Achor

Author of Big Potential & The Happiness Advantage

 

Mainstage Event

Shawn Achor, author of Big Potential & The Happiness Advantage, shares how to activate the critical link between happiness and work success.

12:00 - 12:10 pm
10:00 - 10:10 am
7:30 -7:40 am
3:00 - 3:10 am
10:00 - 10:10 pm

Welcome to our Asia Audience 

Mainstage Event

Ester Martinez, CEO and Editor-in-Chief at People Matters, welcomes audiences to Perspectives 2020.

12:10 - 12:50 pm
10:10 - 10:50 am
7:40 - 8:20 am
3:10 - 3:50 am
10:10 - 10:50 pm

Business Continuity Panel 

Mainstage Event

Join us as Su-Yen Wong, Founder & CEO of Bronze Phoenix and Author of Unleash Your Voice, moderates a discussion on Business Continuity Planning.

Panelists:
Nora A Manaf, Group Chief Human Capital Officer, Maybank
Aparna Sundararajan, Senior Research Strategist, ADAPT
Jason Ho, Head, Group Human Resources, OCBC Bank

1:00 - 1:30 pm
11:00 - 11:30 am
8:30 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 4:30 am
11:00 - 11:30 pm

Head-to-Head Debate 

Mainstage Event

How should businesses optimize their talent strategies – reskilling, upskilling, or hiring new? Should their approach change as working in a crisis mode becomes the new normal? Join us as Manojit Sen, Global Head of HR-LSC at Shell moderates a head-to-head debate on this topic.

Panelists:
Evangeline Chua, Chief People Officer, GovTech
Hamidah Naziadin, Group Chief People Officer, CIMB

1:30 - 1:35 pm
11:30 - 11:35 am
9:00 - 9:05 am
4:30 - 4:35 am
11:30 - 11:35 pm

APAC Program of the Year 

Mainstage Event

This award recognizes an organization in each region that has developed and implemented a leading-edge program utilizing Skillsoft and/or SumTotal products that enables organizations to unlock the full potential of employees. Award-winning programs are multifaceted; they demonstrate business impact and cost savings and feature innovations that infuse a renewed energy across the organization. Join to discover the winner.

1:30 - 1:50 pm
11:30 - 11:50 am
9:00 - 9:20 am
4:30 - 4:50 am
11:30 - 11:50 pm

Keynote by Ally Watson

Founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl

 

Mainstage Event

Ally Watson, Founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl, shares an inspiring story from her time at the social enterprise, dedicated to providing girls with the tools, knowledge and support to enter and flourish in the world of coding.

1:50 - 2:00 pm
11:50 - 12:00 pm
9:20 - 9:30 am
4:50 - 5:00 am
11:50 - 12:00 am

Keynote by Apratim Purakayastha

Executive Vice President & Group CTO, Skillsoft & Sumtotal Systems

 

Mainstage Event

Apratim Purakayastha,Executive Vice President & Group CTO, Skillsoft & Sumtotal Systems, shares how AI, Blockchain, Immersive Experience and Internet-of-Things may affect the future of learning.

EDT (UTC-4)

Wednesday May 13

2:00 - 3:30 pm
12:00 - 1:30 pm
9:30 - 11:00 am
5:00 - 6:30 am
12:00 - 1:30 am

Australia, Asia, & New Zealand Case Studies 

Breakout Sessions

Skillsoft and SumTotal customers from renowned organizations in Australia, Asia, and New Zealand share specific business challenges relating to compliance, talent development, corporate learning, technology & development, recruiting and leadership. Check out the full description for each of our five tracks here. Following presentations, speakers engage in a live Q&A via text chat with the audience.

Being Tech Ready in an Ever-Changing World:
First 45 Minutes:
Karen Ross, Learning & Organizational Development Manager, Datacom
Second 45 Minutes:
Richard Elliott, Head of IT Transformation—Digital Services, University of Auckland

Leading in the Digital Age:
First 45 Minutes:
Mark O'Donnell, Senior Vice-President Operational Excellence, Rizing
Second 45 Minutes:
Casey Mee, Director, People Capability, Standard Chartered Bank, Standard Chartered Bank

Landing & Keeping the Rock Stars:
First 45 Minutes:
Graham Blaxell, Manager of Learning Performance & Design, Flexigroup
Second 45 Minutes:
Chee Keat Koh, Director of Learning & Development, Singtel

Creating a Safe Workplace:
First 45 Minutes:
Leisa Moate, Learning Design Manager, Super Retail Group
Second 45 Minutes:
Karen Ross, Learning & Organizational Development Manager, Datacom

Solving for the Future of Work:
First 45 Minutes:
Chee Keat Koh, Director of Learning & Development, Singtel
Second 45 Minutes:
Mark O'Donnell, Senior Vice-President Operational Excellence, Rizing

2:00 - 2:15 pm
12:00 - 12:15 pm
9:30 - 9:45 am
5:00 - 5:15 am
12:00 - 12:15 am

Welcome to our India Audiences 

Mainstage Event

Apratim Purakayastha, Executive Vice President & Group CTO of Skillsoft & Sumtotal Systems, welcomes audiences to Perspectives 2020.

2:15 - 3:15 pm
12:15 - 1:15 pm
9:45 - 10:45 am
5:15 - 6:15 am
12:15 - 1:15 am

Keynote by Shawn Achor

Author of Big Potential & The Happiness Advantage

 

Mainstage Event

Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential, shares how to activate the critical link between happiness and work success.

3:15 - 3:45 pm
1:15 - 1:45 pm
10:45 - 11:15 am
6:15 - 6:45 am
1:15 - 1:45 am

Keynote by Neelam Dhawan

Head of India Advisory Board, IBM

 

Mainstage Event

Neelam Dhawan joins Perspectives to share her thoughts on “Designing the Future Organization.” Organizations are undergoing structural changes during these turbulent times. They need to play a balancing act between short term challenges & long term requirements. Join this keynote & explore what actions you need to take today to design the organization of tomorrow.

3:45 - 4:00 pm
1:45 - 2:00 pm
11:15 - 11:30 am
6:45 - 7:00 am
1:45 - 2:00 am

Keynote by Ally Watson

Founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl

 

Mainstage Event

Ally Watson, Founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl, shares an inspiring story from her time at the social enterprise, dedicated to providing girls with the tools, knowledge and support to enter and flourish in the world of coding.

4:00 - 4:30 pm
2:00 - 2:30 pm
11:30 - 12:00 pm
7:00 - 7:30 am
2:00 - 2:30 am

Special Olympics Presentation 

Mainstage Event

This exciting presentation features a local Special Olympian, as well as CEO of Special Olympics, Mary Davis, leading a discussion on the importance of Diversity and Inclusion.

4:30 - 5:15 pm
2:30 - 3:15 pm
12:00 - 12:45 pm
7:30 - 8:15 am
2:30 - 3:15 am

Keynote by Anuranjita Kumar

Accomplished Human Resources Professional, Author and Investor

 

Mainstage Event

Anuranjita Kumar joins Perspectives to speak about “Diversity and Inclusion During Times of Transformation.” As organizations focus on operational sustainability during this period of ambiguity, chaos and overall instability are on everyone’s minds. In such times, how important is it to stay dedicated to the D&I cause? Join this session to learn why it is important to support diversity efforts even now and use this time as an opportunity to revamp and not dial back to the way we were when it comes to diversity in the workplace.

5:15 - 6:15 pm
3:15 - 4:15 pm
12:45 - 1:45 pm
8:15 - 9:15 am
3:15 - 4:15 am

Keynote by Josh Bersin

Global Industry Analyst, Dean, Josh Bersin Academy

 

Mainstage Event

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing every facet of business – including how we train and reskill our workforces. In this session, global industry analyst Josh Bersin will discuss what he sees ahead for corporate learning organizations – including the type of learning programs needed to increase workforce agility and reskill employees for new jobs, technology priorities, and even how to rethink the role of learning for the new normal. Join us to hear Josh share his perspectives on “The Role of Learning in the New Normal.

6:15 - 7:15 pm
4:15 - 5:15 pm
1:45 - 2:45 pm
9:15 - 10:15 am
4:15 - 5:15 am

Business Continuity Panel 

Mainstage Event

Join us as Vikrant Varshney, Risk Evangelist, Mentor & Investor moderates a discussion on Business Continuity Planning.

Panelists:
Mukesh Rathi, SVP, CIO & CDO, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Nikhil Arora, VP & MD, GoDaddy India
Srirang Thirumalai Kumara, Group Chief Human Resources Officer and Head- Infrastructure Management and Services Group, ICICI Bank
Madhavi Lall, Managing Director, Head HR, India, Deutsche Bank

7:15 - 7:55 pm
5:15 - 5:55 pm
2:45 - 3:25 pm
10:15 - 10:55 am
5:15 - 5:55 am

Head-to-Head Debate 

Mainstage Event

With battles over resilient, future-ready talent intensifying, skilling will undergo vast changes. Who should own the skilling agenda? Should government drive skilling at a national level or should corporations and businesses drive skilling within the private sector? Join us as Ajay Soni, Chief Learning and Leadership Development Officer, Group Human Resources, Aditya Birla Group, moderates a head-to-head debate on this topic.

Panelists:
Arvind Gupta, Innovation Evangelist, Technology Entrepreneur and Policy Advisor
Aruna Jayanthi, MD, APAC and Latin America Business Unit, Capgemini

7:55 - 8:00 pm
5:55 - 6:00 pm
3:25 - 3:30 pm
10:55 - 11:00 am
5:55 - 6:00 am

India Program of the Year 

Mainstage Event

This award recognizes an organization in each region that has developed and implemented a leading-edge program utilizing Skillsoft and/or SumTotal products that enables organizations to unlock the full potential of employees. Award-winning programs are multifaceted; they demonstrate business impact and cost savings and feature innovations that infuse a renewed energy across the organization. Join to discover the winner.

8:00 - 9:30 pm
6:00 - 7:30 pm
3:30 - 5:00 pm
11:00 - 12:30 am
6:00 - 7:30 am

India Case Studies 

Breakout Sessions

Skillsoft and SumTotal customers from renowned organizations in India share specific business challenges relating to compliance, talent development, corporate learning, technology & development, recruiting and leadership. Check out the full description for each of our five tracks here. Following presentations, speakers engage in a live Q&A via text chat with the audience.

Creating a Safe Workplace:
Dr. Malay Mahadevia, HR Director, Adani Group - Fueled by Opportunity

Being Tech Ready in an Ever-Changing World:
Ashok Madaan, Associate Vice President, Head of Learning & Development in Engineering and R&D Services, HCL Technologies

Leading in the Digital Age:
Syed Azfar Hussain, Group Head-Organization & Talent Development, RPG Group

Landing & Keeping the Rock Stars:
First 45 Minutes:
K. Mahendra Kumar, Deputy General Manager (Training and Development), BPCL
Second 45 Minutes:
Anurag Seth, VP & Head of Talent Transformation, Wipro

Solving for the Future of Work:
Bidisha Banerjee, Group Vice President, Learning, Culture & Employer Branding, Welspun Group

8:00 - 8:45 pm
6:00 - 6:45 pm
3:30 - 4:15 pm
11:00 - 11:45 am
6:00 - 6:45 am

Welcome to our EMEA audience and Keynote by Jez Rose Broadcaster and award-winning writer 

Mainstage Event

Broadcaster, award-winning writer, speaker, and host Jez Rose welcomes audiences to Perspectives 2020 and shares experiences from his life on the world’s first certified carbon-neutral honey farm, helping to reverse Britain’s honeybee decline.

8:45 - 9:30 pm
6:45 - 7:30 pm
4:15 - 5:00 pm
11:45 - 12:30 pm
6:45 - 7:30 am

Business Continuity Panel 

Mainstage Event

Broadcaster, award-winning writer, speaker, and host Jez Rose moderates a discussion on Business Continuity Planning between our panelists.

Panelists:
Stephan Kasulke, VP HR ExD, Deutsche Telekom
Helen Sussex, Director, Global Learning Design & Creation, CGI
Gerard Pieterse, Director of People Development, Canon Europe

9:30 - 10:30 pm
7:30 - 8:30 pm
5:00 - 6:00 pm
12:30 - 1:30 pm
7:30 - 8:30 am

Keynote by Lucy Adams

Founder of Disruptive HR

 

Mainstage Event

Founder of Disruptive HR, Lucy Adams shares innovative approaches and fresh perspectives on how to lead, engage, and develop leaders differently.

10:30 - 10:55 pm
8:30 - 8:55 pm
6:00 - 6:25 pm
1:30 - 1:55 pm
8:30 - 8:55 am

Head-to-Head Debate 

Mainstage Event

How should global businesses approach company values and skills - with a unified, consistent approach or a more tailored, regional one?
Which approach best strikes the balance of serving customers and the business needs? Join us as Jez Rose, broadcaster and award-winning writer, moderates a head-to-head debate on this topic.

Panelists:
Max McLellan, Head of Learning Operations, British Telecom
Michel Diaz, Associate Director, Fefaur

10:55 - 11:00 pm
8:55 - 9:00 pm
6:25 - 6:30 pm
1:55 - 2:00 pm
8:55 - 9:00 am

EMEA Program of the Year 

Mainstage Event

This award recognizes an organization in each region that has developed and implemented a leading-edge program utilizing Skillsoft and/or SumTotal products that enables organizations to unlock the full potential of employees. Award-winning programs are multifaceted; they demonstrate business impact and cost savings and feature innovations that infuse a renewed energy across the organization. Join in to discover the winner.

11:00 - 12:30 am
9:00 - 10:30 pm
6:30 - 8:00 pm
2:00 - 3:30 pm
9:00 - 10:30 am

EMEA Case Studies 

Breakout Sessions

Skillsoft and SumTotal customers from renowned organizations in EMEA share specific business challenges relating to compliance, talent development, corporate learning, technology & development, recruiting and leadership. Check out the full description for each of our five tracks here. Following presentations, speakers engage in a live Q&A via text chat with the audience.

Being Tech Ready in an Ever-Changing World:
First 45 Minutes:
Günter Deutsch, Deputy Global Head of Learning & Development, ATOS International SAS
Second 45 Minutes:
Sharon Hutchinson, Senior HR Manager, Management & Leadership Development, Lloyds Banking Group

Leading in the Digital Age:
First 45 Minutes:
Denise Reed Lamoreaux, Global Chief Diversity Officer, Atos
Second 45 Minute:
Michael Redford, LMS Program Lead, Mettler-Toledo
On Demand:
Meredith Taghi, VP of Group Learning, Talent and HR Platforms, DHL

Landing & Keeping the Rock Stars:
First 45 Minutes:
Heather Nault, Global Learning and Organizational Development Director, Teradyne
Second 45 Minutes:
Irwin van Stavel, Managing Director and Senior Partner, LRMG Learning and Talent
On Demand:
Julia Ruthus, Senior Training Manager, Daiichi-Sankyo

Creating a Safe Workplace:
First 45 Minutes:
Ann-Louise Hancock, Group Head of Learning and Development, DS Smith plc

Solving for the Future of Work:
First 45 Minutes:
Stephan Kasulke, Vice President HR ExD, Deutsche Telekom
Second 45 Minutes:
Helen Sussex, Director, Global Learning Design and Creation, CGI
Peter Sheppard, Global Head of Learning Ecosystem, Ericsson

11:00 - 11:15 pm
9:00 - 9:15 pm
6:30 - 6:45 pm
2:00 - 2:15 pm
9:00 - 9:15 am

Welcome to our North America Audience 

Mainstage Event

Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek, Chief Marketing Officer at Skillsoft, welcomes audiences to Perspectives 2020.

11:15 - 11:30 pm
9:15 - 9:30 pm
6:45 - 7:00 pm
2:15 - 2:30 pm
9:15 - 9:30 am

Learner Experience Panel 

Mainstage Event

Watch Skillsoft CMO Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek interview learners live, as they share their learning experiences and journey to personal growth. Following a video sneak peek into a day in their lives, only at Perspectives 2020.

11:30 - 12:15 am
9:30 - 10:15 pm
7:00 - 7:45 pm
2:30 - 3:15 pm
9:30 - 10:15 am

Special Olympics Presentation 

Mainstage Event

This exciting presentation features a local Special Olympian, as well as CEO of Special Olympics, Mary Davis, leading a discussion on the importance of Diversity and Inclusion.

AEST (UTC+10)

Thursday May 14

12:15 - 12:45 am
10:15 - 10:45 pm
7:45 - 8:15 pm
3:15 - 3:45 pm
10:15 - 10:45 am

Business Continuity Panel 

Mainstage Event

Join in as Andrew Winston, a globally recognized expert on building resilient, profitable companies, moderates a panel between practitioners and experts on Business Continuity Planning.

Panelists:
Marienne Bernardes, Director Enterprise Learning & Development, Cox Enterprises
Gavin Morton, Head of People & Finance Operations, HR.com
Lisa Rowan, Research Vice President, HR, Talent & Learning Strategies, IDC

12:45 - 1:30 am
10:45 - 11:30 pm
8:15 - 9:00 pm
3:45 - 4:30 pm
10:45 - 11:30 am

Keynote and Q&A by Tara Westover
Author of NY Times Best Seller Educated 

Mainstage Event

Tara Westover, author of NY Times best seller Educated, shares her harrowing but deeply rewarding growth journey.

1:30 - 2:00 am
11:30 - 12:00 am
9:00 - 9:30 pm
4:30 - 5:00 pm
11:30 - 12:00 pm

Head-to-Head Debate 

Mainstage Event

How should talent development programs optimize in financially uncertain times? Should talent development programs focus on job-specific skills or expand to include off-the-job skills for the whole individual? Should they push a talent development agenda, or react and respond to the business? Join us as Julie Hiipakka, VP & Learning Research Leader at Bersin by Deloitte moderates a head-to-head debate on this topic.

Panelists:
Mike Kessler, Chief Learning Officer, BAE Systems
Kimo Kippen, Founder, Aloha Learning Advisors

2:00 - 2:05 am
12:00 - 12:05 am
9:30 - 9:35 pm
5:00 - 5:05 pm
12:00 - 12:05 pm

North America Program of the Year 

Mainstage Event

This award recognizes an organization in each region that has developed and implemented a leading-edge program utilizing Skillsoft and/or SumTotal products that enables organizations to unlock the full potential of employees. Award-winning programs are multifaceted; they demonstrate business impact and cost savings and feature innovations that infuse a renewed energy across the organization. Join in to discover the winner.

SST (UTC+8)

Thursday May 14

2:05 - 2:30 am
12:05 - 12:30 am
9:35 - 10:00 pm
5:05 - 5:30 pm
12:05 - 12:30 pm

Halftime Show with Black Violin 

Mainstage Event

Marking the mid-point of Perspectives 2020, David Meerman Scott, WSJ best-selling author of Fanocracy, leads a coversation with hip hop duo, Kevin and Wilner, of Black Violin. Black Violin is a globally renowned classical/hip hop group composed of Wil Baptiste (Viola) and Kev Marcus (Violin). The dynamic duo is best known for fusing classical strings with pop, rock and hip hop to create a genre of music all their own. Following the interview will be a special halftime performance by Black Violin.

2:30 - 4:00 am
12:30 - 2:00 am
10:00 - 11:30 pm
5:30 - 7:00 pm
12:30 - 2:00 pm

North America Case Studies 

Breakout Sessions

Skillsoft and SumTotal customers from renowned organizations in the United States share specific business challenges relating to compliance, talent development, corporate learning, technology & development, recruiting and leadership. Check out the full description for each of our five tracks here. Following presentations, speakers engage in a live Q&A via text chat with the audience.

Being Tech Ready In an Ever-Changing World:
First 45 Minutes:
Kari McClure, Learning Experience Director, American Airlines
Second 45 Minutes:
Tiffany Abinsay, Head of Learning Technology, Citi

Leading in the Digital Age:
First 45 Minutes:
Dr. Karen Wolf, Chief Learning Officer, ManTech
Second 45 Minutes:
Andy Anderson, Strategy Analyst, Lexmark International Inc.

Landing & Keeping the Rock Stars:
First 45 Minutes:
Tanya Pang, Senior Manager Performance and Capability Solutions, Lockheed Martin
Second 45 Minutes:
Kelly Moyle, Lead Enterprise HR Technology Analyst, Cox Enterprises

Creating a Safe Workplace:
First 45 Minutes:
Beth Teixeira, Director of Learning, Comscore
Second 45 Minutes:
Emma Engel, Chief Learning Officer, Unisys Corporation

4:00 - 5:00 am
2:00 - 3:00 am
11:30 - 12:30 am
7:00 - 8:00 pm
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Keynote by Shawn Achor

Author of Big Potential & The Happiness Advantage

 

Mainstage Event

Shawn Achor, author of Big Potential & The Happiness Advantage, shares how to activate the critical link between happiness and work success.

IST (UTC+5:30)

Thursday May 14

5:00 - 6:00 am
3:00 - 4:00 am
12:30 - 1:30 am
8:00 - 9:00 pm
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Keynote by Dr. Heidi Grant

Social psychologist, speaker, and author

 

Mainstage Event

Dr. Heidi Grant, named Most Influential Management Thinkers Globally, shares the "Get Better" mindset, how to ensure growth, and how to identify your own mindset.

6:00 - 6:45 am
4:00 - 4:45 am
1:30 - 2:15 am
9:00 - 9:45 pm
4:00 - 4:45 pm

A Better Way to Learn 

Mainstage Event

The advent of digital has positively impacted many aspects of our daily lives -- how we shop, how we connect, how we consume entertainment, and how we can learn. Come join product leaders, Potoula Chresomales, SVP Product Management at Skillsoft and Debasis Dutta, VP & GM Products at SumTotal as they share purposeful, immersive, boundless, and collaborative ways in which they view learning and show how Skillsoft products are enabling a fundamentally better way to learn.

6:00 - 7:30 am
4:00 - 5:30 am
1:30 - 3:00 am
9:00 - 10:30 pm
4:00 - 5:30 pm

North America Case Studies 

Breakout Sessions

Skillsoft and SumTotal customers from renowned organizations in the United States share specific business challenges relating to compliance, talent development, corporate learning, technology & development, recruiting and leadership. Check out the full description for each of our five tracks here. Following presentations, speakers engage in a live Q&A via text chat with the audience.

Being Tech Ready in an Ever-Changing World:
Karen Freedman, Vice President, Enterprise Learning, FM Global 

Leading in the Digital Age:
Raymond Toenniessen, Associate VP for Strategic Initiatives, Institute for Veterans and Military Families, IVMF
On Demand:
Karin Levitt, Director, Talent Development, Hitachi Vantara

Landing & Keeping the Rock Stars:
Derek Blake, Divisional Vice President, Global Learning & Development, PSAV 
On Demand:
Mark Pessin, Chief Learning Officer, Realty One

Creating a Safe Workplace:
Akil Walton, Vice President, Global Talent Management, Tech Data

7:30 - 8:25 am
5:30 - 6:25 am
3:00 - 3:55 am
10:30 - 11:25 pm
5:30 - 6:25 pm

Keynote by David Meerman Scott

Author of WSJ Best Seller Fanocracy

 

Mainstage Event

David Meerman Scott, WSJ best-selling author of Fanocracy, explains the importance of organizations tapping into the mindset that relationships with customers are more important than the products they sell to them.

8:25 - 8:30 am
6:25 - 6:30 am
3:55 - 4:00 am
11:25 - 12:30 am
6:25 - 6:30 pm

Closing with Special Performance by Black Violin 

Mainstage Event

David Meerman Scott and Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek wrap up the event alongside classical/hip hop duo, Black Violin.