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Capitalising On New Influence

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HR Digital Summit

The move to the virtual workplace has given HR an influence like never before! As organisations try to be seen as social enterprises in the midst of massive social upheaval, HR will need an even more sophisticated set of leadership skills to build consensus around employee experience, reskilling strategy and building trust in the employer brand.
Join 45+ senior HR leaders on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

45+

Attendees

100%

Senior Executives

9 Hrs

Industry Insights
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Why Attend

Connect with 45+ senior HR leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you:

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Stay current with emerging business trends

Understand the impact new technology can make

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

Event Agenda

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:20

09:10 - 09:20

Challenger Panel

Reflections on key challenges of Summit from Roundtable Moderators

09:20 - 09:50

09:20 - 09:50

Keynote

An Inflection Point for HR in 2021

Minh Hua Chief Talent Officer, Stanley Black & Decker

09:55 - 10:35

09:55 - 10:35

Keynote

Functions on the rise - How forming a strategic partnership with IT gives HR its best chance of adding value to the organisation and society

Functions on the rise - How forming a strategic partnership with IT gives HR its best chance of adding value to the organisation and society Like the rise of the CHRO, the coronavirus pandemic has given the Chief Information Officer (CIO) a voice and influence like never before.

Darrell West Senior Fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation and Douglas Dillon Chair in Governance Studies Brookings Institution, Brookings Institution

10:35 - 10:45

10:35 - 10:45

Insight Break

Overview of key research informing our roundtable topics

10:45 - 11:45

10:45 - 11:45

Roundtables

Track 1: Employee Experience - Driving trust and inclusivity in the new virtual world of work

Employee experience and wellbeing are becoming of greater focus to HR leaders. The 2020 HR Sentiment Survey found that employee experience was top of mind for 50% of the HR professionals surveyed.

Anthony Smith Chief HR, Global Mobility and Administration Officer, Elements
Raji Ramanan Senior Director, United Health Services Hospitals

Track 2: Transforming through curiosity - Creating a culture of continuous learning to develop critical skills

Half of employees will need to change their skills in the next 3 years to ensure the organization has access to scarce and critical capabilities. Yet HR sits at the center of two problematic issues.

Gerard Camacho Assistant Vice President , Atrium Health

Track 3: Discovering diamonds in data- Strategies to ensure harnessing people data solves real business challenges.

There is no shortage of data for HR professionals. There’s recruitment data, career progression data, training data, absenteeism figures, productivity data, to name a few. HR data is more valuable than ever before yet finding intelligence within it is still the real challenge!

Trace Johannesen Senior Enterprise Client Partner, Toptal
Sissy Abraham VP HR Technology, Comcast

11:50 - 12:20

11:50 - 12:20

Keynote

How HR can lead the conversation around the workforce of the future

After such a massive inflection point like the recent pandemic it will be fascinating to see how the workforce of the future materializes?

Jennifer Nuckles Executive Vice President, Sofi
Jerry Patterson Senior Vice President, Workplace Savings & Retirement Solutions, Principal

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Panel Discussion

What is the Purpose of your Purpose?

Purpose is often presented as the vaccine against the many economic and social ailments impacting business today. Can simply defining and declaring your purpose be the silver bullet to drive consumer demand, build employee engagement, develop brand equity and drive growth across all companies and all industries?

Alison James Executive Director , Bic Foundation
Hannah Grove Previous CMO and now Special Advisor, State Street
Jonathan Knowles Consultant , Type 2 Consulting

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Interactive Panel

Driving continuous - Performance and Rewards In The Future of Work

One takeaway from the past year we all can agree on is that HR Professionals are truly essential workers. How have you seen your influence grow in HR and in the wider organization?

David Schwarz Head Of Corporate Communications , DailyPay
Reyna Sanchez VP of Compensation and Benefits, Six Flags

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

Commentary & Key Insights from Senior HR Delegate

Minh Hua Chief Talent Officer, Stanley Black & Decker

10:35 - 11:35

10:35 - 11:35

Roundtables

Track 1: Employee Experience - Driving trust and inclusivity in the new virtual world of work

Employee experience and wellbeing are becoming of greater focus to HR leaders. The 2020 HR Sentiment Survey found that employee experience was top of mind for 50% of the HR professionals surveyed.

Anthony Smith Chief HR, Global Mobility and Administration Officer, Elements
Raji Ramanan Senior Director, United Health Services Hospitals

Track 2: Transforming through curiosity - Creating a culture of continuous learning to develop critical skills

Half of employees will need to change their skills in the next 3 years to ensure the organization has access to scarce and critical capabilities. Yet HR sits at the center of two problematic issues.

Gerard Camacho Assistant Vice President , Atrium Health

Track 3: Discovering diamonds in data- Strategies to ensure harnessing people data solves real business challenges.

There is no shortage of data for HR professionals. There’s recruitment data, career progression data, training data, absenteeism figures, productivity data, to name a few. HR data is more valuable than ever before yet finding intelligence within it is still the real challenge!

Trace Johannesen Senior Enterprise Client Partner, Toptal
Sissy Abraham VP HR Technology, Comcast

11:40 - 12:10

11:40 - 12:10

Panel Discussion

Hybrid By Design - Enhancing employee experience and performance through rapidly changing workplaces

The pandemic pushed many people and organizations into the massive workplace transformation that we now almost take for granted. The repetitive zoom calls seem to be the biggest complaint that one hears but when weighed against increased time with kids, no commutes and better quality of life, one appreciates the power of virtual ways of working.

Michelle Hay Global Chief People Officer, Sedgwick
Trina Hoefling Adjunct Professor of Southern California, Founder of the Smart Workplace & Author of "Working Virtually": Transforming the Mobile Workplace, University of Southern California
Michael Arena Author of "Adaptive Space" and VP Talent at Amazon, Amazon

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Unlock Workforce Potential at Scale with AI

Learn how Bayer is accelerating a culture of innovation and empowering employees to have significant impact across the organization. Artificial intelligence provides Bayer with insights into talent potential both inside and outside the organization- It’s no longer who you know, but what you know - to successfully democratize access to growth opportunities for both employees and candidates.

Bernd Schmitz Director Early Talent Acquisition , Bayer
Mihir Ghandi VP Marketing, Eightfold.ai

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Making learning the ultimate reward - Giving employees more agency to drive engagement, performance and reskilling

The key question facing HR is how do you attract the best talent and how do you keep them engaged? Rewards and incentives remain a powerful tool and companies are always exploring new ways to bring out the best performance and retention scores from their workforce.

Christopher Lind Chief Learning Officer of Chen Med and host of Learning Tech Talks , Chen Med
Carrie Duarte Human Capital Practice Leader and Partner, PWC

10:35 - 11:35

10:35 - 11:35

Roundtables

Track 1: Employee Experience - Driving trust and inclusivity in the new virtual world of work

Employee experience and wellbeing are becoming of greater focus to HR leaders. The 2020 HR Sentiment Survey found that employee experience was top of mind for 50% of the HR professionals surveyed.

Anthony Smith Chief HR, Global Mobility and Administration Officer, Elements
Raji Ramanan Senior Director, United Health Services Hospitals

Track 2: Transforming through curiosity - Creating a culture of continuous learning to develop critical skills

Half of employees will need to change their skills in the next 3 years to ensure the organization has access to scarce and critical capabilities. Yet HR sits at the center of two problematic issues.

Gerard Camacho Assistant Vice President , Atrium Health

Track 3: Discovering diamonds in data- Strategies to ensure harnessing people data solves real business challenges.

There is no shortage of data for HR professionals. There’s recruitment data, career progression data, training data, absenteeism figures, productivity data, to name a few. HR data is more valuable than ever before yet finding intelligence within it is still the real challenge!

Trace Johannesen Senior Enterprise Client Partner, Toptal
Sissy Abraham VP HR Technology, Comcast

11:35 - 12:05

11:35 - 12:05

Panel Discussion

The War For Tech Talent 2.0 - Creating an employee value proposition in a post pandemic world

The ability to shape this value proposition is becoming increasingly complex due to COVID-19 because of the flux in workplace transformation, peoples work from home preferences, employee inclusion and its link to vaccines

Chloe Rada Global director for recruitment marketing and employer branding, Syneos Health
Alex Smith CHRO, The City Of Memphis
Allison Dunsmore Talent Programs Manager, Petco

Event Highlights

Immerse yourself in the most advanced virtual event platform, blending the convenience and reach of digital with the interaction of physical events. Experience the new way to network with peers with interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Live Polling

The ultimate live polling and gamification tools, keeping your audience engaged.

Audience Q&A

Enabling our team to help you control your session experience.

Interactive Quizzes

Interactive quizzes to gamify your session

Leadership Excellence Awards

Recognising outstanding Executives who have demonstrated exemplary leadership

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

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