Conference Day 1


11:00 am - 12:30 pm REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Behavioral Economics and User Experience: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Design Thinking is a process in which you put the user, a human, at the core of the design process. As HR and training professionals, your employees are the end users. Join this session to learn how you can integrate two leading approaches to understanding human behavior to optimize remote workflows, training programs, employee experience, and other HR function for the performance to meet the strategic goals of your organization.  

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm The Workforce Advantage: Developing Deep Employee Understanding and Insights to Align Capabilities with Strategic Objectives

Competition in the New Normal revolves around adapting to the current state of business and enabling your workforce to achieve strategic objectives. In this session, learn how to capture, store, analyze, and use employee data in meaningful ways in order to build human-centered programs which allow you to maximize the productivity and morale of each employee in the best way they can contribute to the organization’s goals.  

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Internal Evangelism: Building the Business Case, Getting Executive Buy-in, and Growing Champions

Every year more leading enterprises are embracing a human-centered design approach to manage internal operations as a strategic priority to reduce turnover, improve efficiency, and the effectiveness of employees. However, this sometimes take convincing as not all leaders and employees will be ready to accept change and adopt new methodologies. Listen in on this panel to hear from large, medium, and small businesses how they were able to get senior buy-in and get support for their design thinking initiatives.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Integrating Capabilities Management and Content Management to build Personalization at Scale

Getting good results in an L&D program relies on several components, one of which is on the learners’ ability to comprehend and retain new information. However, everyone is different with unique set of backgrounds, skills, and learning objectives among a variety of other factors which determine learning objectives and results. In this session, learn how to build and integrate capabilities management with your content management platform to create a scalable hyper-personalized L&D program.

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Employee Predictive Analytics

The best friend of a decision maker is information. More than ever before, organizations have a vast array of data at their fingertips to analyze and determine the path with the best outcome. In the HR world, this can mean being able to identify performance issues early, comparing various solutions forward, and identifying high potential candidates and employees, among other possibilities. Join this session to unlock the data your organization already has access to to make better data-driven decisions. 

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Best Practices to Building Highly Engaging Remote L&D Sessions

The transition to a remote workforce has been difficult, and it is far from over. we are all still in the beginning phases of what will become the New Normal for many organizations that see the strategic benefits of keeping some processes remote. L&D has long dominated by in-classroom experiences over several days, in this session, learn how a leading L&D expert has been able to move L&D sessions to virtual classrooms while getting learners engaged, keeping their attention, and driving positive learning outcomes. 

8:00 am - 8:30 am AFTERNOON NETWORKING