Event agenda

Learn from visionary experts and business leaders in our series of keynote talks, breakouts and networking sessions. Most sessions will include live Q&A with speakers, so you can have your questions answered by the best in DEX.

Audience: HR

Day 1

11:35 am

EDT

Conventional wisdom holds that companies are dependent on their best people. But with the bulk of the global workforce on the front lines, this is changing—organizations will now stand or fall based on the performance of the typical employee, not just the strongest performers at the head office. How do we build our teams and engage our people in a way that embraces this new reality? 

Malcolm Gladwell

Keynote Speaker

Day 1

12:20 pm

EDT

In the wake of the pandemic, healthcare system Providence led the way in digital transformation. A large part of that change involved giving their frontline caregivers the right digital experience, and ensuring they were able to get the information they needed when they needed it. Find out how they did it—and what challenges they encountered along the way—during this insightful Q&A with their CIO and CCO.

Nicole Alvino

SocialChorus

B.J. Moore

Providence

Melissa Tizon

Providence

Day 1

1:30 pm

EDT

The pandemic has propelled digital transformation at lightning speed. But even now, digital transformation is people transformation—to maintain those gains and keep moving forward, companies need to change how they engage their people. Transformation expert Greg Satell shares the secrets to making it happen.

Greg Satell

Bestselling Author

Day 1

1:30 pm

EDT

How can companies collaboratively create an inclusive culture at enterprise scale? Elizabeth Adefioye, CHRO at Ingredion, will join SocialChorus founder and CSO Nicole Alvino to discuss how Ingredion developed their shared purpose and values and implemented them company-wide to mobilize their entire organization. Elizabeth will delve into techniques for deep listening, co-creation and activating leadership to play a key role in culture.

Elizabeth Adefioye

Ingredion

Nicole Alvino

SocialChorus

Day 1

1:30 pm

EDT

Comms, IT and HR all want to create a more equitable, productive digital employee experience—but often, they each have their own approach to getting there. Learn how Tech Data achieved this goal with cross-functional collaboration, and what roadblocks they had to overcome to get there.

Adam Quinn

Tech Data

Laura Stewart

Tech Data

Katelyn Turtletaub

SocialChorus

Day 1

3:00 pm

EDT

Known for developing communities as “the front page of the internet,” how does Reddit keep its own internal communities engaged and motivated to grow its business of 52M+ daily active users? Anna Soellner, Reddit’s senior director of communications, sits down with our own Chuck Gose to discuss how her team interprets the signals from their workforce and uses catalyzing moments to bring the company together.

Anna Soellner

Reddit

Chuck Gose

SocialChorus

Day 1

3:00 pm

EDT

In the digital age, communicators should be working smarter, not harder. Learn how the comms team at Extreme Networks leverages data to optimize communications with their employees, how they engage their audience with different content types and bundles, and how your team can apply these same strategies.

Jasmine Davis

Extreme Networks

Lisa Yeaton

Extreme Networks

Kyla Turner

SocialChorus

Day 1

4:06 pm

EDT

How do we, as employees and organizations, get better at change, so that it’s a “muscle” we use every day? Atlassian’s resident work futurist, Dominic Price, will discuss how we can influence our people, technology and work practices to drive transformation. He’ll share how Atlassian created the open-source Atlassian Team Playbook, a set of resources for addressing common team challenges, and how teams have since used it to drive their own improvement and adapt their ways of working to our new realities.

Dominic Price

Work Futurist