August 19 - 21, 2019
Warwick Hotel, Chicago, IL

Pre-Conference Workshops

101 CLASS FOR BEGINNERS

Introduction to Design Thinking 
Facilitated by LUMA Institute

Design Thinking has become a popular term when talking about innovative ways of working: it’s a method that is being adopted by HR to meet the current demand of employees. However, what is Design Thinking and why is it so important to modern HR? This fun, interactive session will allow you to get an understanding of how Design Thinking works and get hands-on experience with several methods.



Matt Dudley, Senior Program Director at LUMA Institute

Matt Dudley

Senior Program Director
LUMA Institute

Amy Hedrick, Executive Director of North America at LUMA Institute

Amy Hedrick

Executive Director of North America
LUMA Institute

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP 1

9:00 am - 12:00 pm WORKSHOP 1 A Step-By-Step Guide for Managing Change during HR Transformation using Design Thinking
Lisa Morris, Human-Centered Employee Experience Design & Service Design | Organizational Anthropology & Innovation at XPLOR

Lisa Morris

Human-Centered Employee Experience Design & Service Design | Organizational Anthropology & Innovation
XPLOR

WORKSHOP 2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm WORKSHOP 2 Innovating Leadership through Design Thinking Principles
Krystal Webber, Global Design & Strategy Leader at IBM Blockchain Services

Krystal Webber

Global Design & Strategy Leader
IBM Blockchain Services

Claire McCloskey, UX Designer, Employee Experience Design at IBM HR

Claire McCloskey

UX Designer, Employee Experience Design
IBM HR