Last Year's Agenda

Our 2021 agenda is not yet available, but to get a sense for the topics and speakers that are common at i4cp's Next Practices Now Conference, please see below.

Monday, September 28: Culture Change & Renovation

8:00am PT Corporate Culture in a Post-Pandemic World
Kevin Oakes
, CEO, i4cp
8:30am PT Microsoft’s Continuing Culture Renovation
Joe Whittinghill, Corporate Vice President, Talent, Learning, and Insights, Microsoft
9:00am PT People & Culture: Supporting Transformation, Growth and Change at 3M
Kristen Ludgate, SVP of Human Resources, 3M
9:30am PT D&I’s New Normal: Maintaining the Moment
Jacqui Robertson, Global Head of Talent, Inclusion & Diversity, William Blair
Jackie Hunter, Sr. Director Diversity/Inclusion & Talent Pipeline, Banner Health
Katie Juran, Sr. Director, Diversity & Inclusion and Experience Communications, Adobe
David Kim, Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Gilead Sciences
10:00am PT Wellness Break & Activity
10:30am PT The Journey to HR 3.0
Diane Gherson, Senior Vice President, IBM
11:00am PT Culture Renovation™: A Blueprint for Action
Kevin Oakes, CEO, i4cp
11:30am PT Realize the Power of Our People through Inclusion
Namrata Yadav, SVP, Head of Inclusion Strategy, Bank of America
12:00pm PT Diversity: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
Skip Spriggs, former President & CEO, The Executive Leadership Council
12:30pm PT Cocktails with Molly Wellmann
Learn how to make a custom cocktail (or mocktail) with Molly Wellmann, who was rated 2019's Best Bartender/Owner in the Nation by Nightclub and Bar Media. Join us for this fun, easy, and interactive experience!

Tuesday, September 29: Providing Holistic Well-Being

7:30am PT Connextion Cafe
Network with peers in multiple 1:1 virtual coffee dates.
8:00am PT Life's Great Question: Discover How You Contribute to the World
Tom Rath, New York Times bestselling author
8:30am PT Next Practices in Holistic Well-Being
Carol Morrison, Sr. Research Analyst, i4cp
Kevin Martin, Chief Research Officer, i4cp
9:00am PT Harnessing the Power of an AI-Enabled Talent Platform
Wagner Denuzzo, Head of Capabilities, Future of Work, Prudential Financial
9:30am PT Connecting People + Work
Lisa Buckingham, EVP of People, Place & Brand, Lincoln Financial Group
Christy Pambianchi
, Chief HR Officer, Verizon
Ellyn Shook
, Chief HR Officer, Accenture
Pat Wadors, Chief Talent Officer, ServiceNow
10:00am PT Wellness Break & Activity
10:30am PT Panel: How 2020 Changed Total Rewards Forever
Ivor Solomon, Head of Total Rewards, Genentech, and Chair, i4cp's Total Rewards Leader Board
Pete Manias, Sr. Director, Global Compensation, Microsoft
Kim Denning, Vice President, Total Rewards, Facebook
Tim Price, Total Rewards Lead, America's, Genentech/Roche
11:00am PT Accelerating Transitions in a Virtual Environment
Greg Pryor, SVP, People & Performance Evangelist, Workday
11:30am PT Employing People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
David Quilleon, SVP, Global Mission, State Development & Operations, Best Buddies International
12:00pm PT Accessibility at Microsoft
Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft
12:30pm PT Meet Your Peers, Build Your Network
Bring your favorite beverage and connect with peers in small discussion groups targeted around your job roles. We’ve set up rooms for discussions around D&I, L&D, TR, TA, and HR Strategy. Open up about the challenges and opportunities you face in your position everyday.

Wednesday, September 30: Evolving the Employee Experience

7:00am PT Best Buddies Virtual Friendship Walk
Whether sitting in your chair or walking around the neighborhood, join us for this annual walk to raise awareness for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
7:30am PT Connextion Cafe
Network with peers in multiple 1:1 virtual coffee dates.
8:00am PT Unconventional Talent – Insights into Patagonia’s Counter-Intuitive and Regenerative Approach to Talent
Dean Carter, Head of HR, Finance, Legal, Patagonia
8:30am PT The Journey to Build and Foster an Inclusive Culture
Jacqui Canney, Global Chief People Officer, WPP
9:00am PT Accelerating Team Agility & Effectiveness
Rob Cross, i4cp Research Adviser & Professor, Babson College
9:30am PT What Has Remote Working Taught Us About Learning
Elliott Masie, Founder, The MASIE Center
10:00am PT Wellness Break & Activity
10:30am PT The Manager Experience - Helping Managers Be at Their Best through the Pandemic and Beyond
John Coné, former CLO, Dell, and Chair, i4cp's Chief Learning & Talent Officer Board
Linda Cai, Global Head of Learning, Leadership & Talent Development, Aon
Humera Shahid, Vice President, Talent Development, Intuit
11:00am PT Next Practices in Employee Experience
Lorrie Lykins, Vice President of Research, i4cp
11:30am PT Panel: Strategies to Reduce Bias in Talent Acquisition Practices
Mark Walker, Vice President, Member Services, and Chair, i4cp's Talent Acquisition Board
Sarah Tilley, Vice President, Enterprise Talent Acquisition and Inclusion, The Walt Disney Company
Danielle Monaghan, Vice President, Head of Global Talent Acquisition and Mobility, Uber
Ronita Griffin, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, Thermo Fisher Scientific
12:00pm PT Catalyst: Lifelong Learning As A Tool for Transformation
Pamay Bassey, Chief Learning Officer, The Kraft Heinz Company
12:30pm PT Difficult Conversations - Connecting over our Vulnerabilities
Get personal over some difficult conversations in small groups. We’ve picked a few topics that we know are difficult issues for many people across all industries. Bring a glass of wine, a tea, or whatever helps you feel comfortable and be ready to open up. We’ve built rooms to cover a wide variety of topics, so join us where you most want to connect and be ready to share and be supported.

Thursday, October 1: Preparing for the Future of Work

7:30am PT Connextion Cafe
Network with peers in multiple 1:1 virtual coffee dates.
8:00am PT Building a People First Culture
Wilson Jones, President & CEO, Oshkosh Corporation
8:30am PT Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone: The New Work Reality
Pat Wadors, Chief Talent Officer, ServiceNow
9:00am PT Exploring the Duality of Culture
Margo Downs, former CHRO, Stitch Fix & former CHRO, Lululemon
9:30am PT Growth Ambitions: How HR Business Partner Teams Accelerate Success (an Intel Case Study)
Ryan Smith, Vice President, Global Business HR, Intel Corporation
10:00am PT Wellness Break & Activity
10:30am PT Next Gen CHROs
Mark Englizian, former CHRO, Walgreens, and Facilitator, i4cp's Up Next Cohort
Mariana Garavaglia, Chief People & Business Operations Officer, Peloton Interactive
11:00am PT Best and Next Practices in Virtual Leadership
Thomas Stone, Senior Research Analyst, i4cp
11:30am PT Leading in a Time of Crisis
Marshall Goldsmith, Bestselling Author & Executive Coach
Jay Jamrog, Co-founder & Futurist, i4cp
12:15pm PT Post-Conference Reflection, Intentions & Connections
Kevin Oakes, CEO, i4cp
12:30pm PT Virtual Wine Tasting with David LeClaire
Pour a glass of your favorite wine (or other beverage) and join sommelier and wine educator David LeClaire as he has a conversation with i4cp CEO Kevin Oakes about wine tips that any person can use, regardless of your personal preferences or level of knowledge. We'll also invite you to ask your own questions.


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