The Next Practices Now Agenda

Six days of learning, collaboration, networking, and special events to unlock next practices in human capital.

VIRTUAL - Tuesday, November 2, 2021

8:00am PT Conference Introduction & The Next Era of Work
Kevin Oakes
, CEO, i4cp
8:30am PT School's in Session: Ten Lessons We'll Take Away from the Pandemic and Into a Hybrid Workplace
Amy Coleman
, CVP, HR & Corporate Functions at Microsoft
9:00am PT Session to be announced
9:30am PT Break
9:45am PT Removing Systemic Barriers and Attracting Diverse Talent Through Internships
Rod Adams
, Talent Acquisition and Onboarding Leader, PwC
10:15am PT Amplifying Your HR Programs with Organizational Network Analysis
Rob Cross, Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership, Babson College
10:45am PT The Power of Peer Coaching
Speaker to be announced
11:15am PT HR Trivia
11:30pm PT The Future of Work: Chief HR Officer Board Panel
Clint Wallace, SVP Human Resources, North America, Sanofi
Greg Till, Chief People Officer, Providence
Kevin Martin, Chief Research Officer, i4cp (moderator)
12:00pm PT Proven Strategies to Keep Remote Workers Engaged, Enthused, and Effective
Jill Christensen, Author of Remote 101: The Secret to Engaging Virtual Workers
12:30pm PT Renovating Your Culture and Employer Brand by Listening to Your Employees
Don Sull, Professor, MIT
Kevin Oakes, CEO, i4cp
1:00pm PT Purpose-Based Peer Coaching (i4cp enterprise members only)
Take part in a powerful and exclusive 1:1 networking and peer coaching session.

VIRTUAL - Wednesday, November 3, 2021

8:00am PT Maintain Company Culture (and Your Sanity) During Times of Major Change
Scott Pitasky
, SVP, Chief People Officer, Unity Technologies
8:30am PT The Future of Working From Home: Data, Trends & Tips
Nicholas Bloom
, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
9:00am PT From Cube to Cloud: Getting Hybrid Work Right
Speaker to be announced
9:30am PT A Celebration of Culture: Giving Kudos
9:45am PT Panel: Attracting Top Talent with an Awesome Employer Brand
Elke Manjet, SVP, Global Head of Talent Attraction, SAP
David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute
Mark Walker, VP Member Services, i4cp (moderator)
10:15am PT Session to be announced
Tracey Franklin, Chief HR Officer, Moderna
10:45am PT Accelerating Diversity and Inclusion with Collective Action
Dawn Jones, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Intel
Oona King, VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Snap
Supriya Jha, Global Head of D&I, Nasdaq
Lorrie Lykins, VP, Research, i4cp (moderator)
11:15am PT HR Trivia
11:30am PT Session to be announced
12:00pm PT Scaling Up Compensation: 5 Design Principles for Turning Compensation into a Strategic Advantage
Verne Harnish, CEO, Scaling Up
12:30pm PT Talent Exodus? Look Inside to Accelerate Workforce Readiness
Thomas Stone, Sr. Research Analyst, i4cp
1:00pm PT The Joyful Hour
To wrap the virtual portion of conference, connect with other attendees and share what brings you joy amidst the challenges of the last two years.

IN-PERSON - Monday, March 14, 2022: Pre-Conference Events

8:00 - 5:00 Chief HR Officer Board Forum (invitation only)
8:00 - 5:00 Chief Learning & Talent Officer Board Forum (invitation only)
8:00 - 5:00 Chief Diversity Officer Board Forum (invitation only)
8:00 - 5:00 People Analytics Board Forum (invitation only)
8:00 - 5:00 Talent Acquisition Board Forum (invitation only)
8:00 - 5:00 Total Rewards Leader Board Forum (invitation only)
8:00 - 5:00 Up Next Cohort Meeting (invitation only)
1:00 - 5:00 Pre-Conference Workshop: Using ONA in the Next Era of Work (additional fee)
6:30 - 8:30 Welcome Reception
Join us for this casual networking event where you can meet fellow attendees, speakers and i4cp staff while enjoying drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres.

IN-PERSON - Tuesday, March 15 - Thursday, March 17, 2022: General Session

We'll announce the 2022 agenda soon. The conference will begin at 8:30am on Tuesday and end at noon on Thursday.


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