Main Conference Day 1

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM Sunrise Yoga and Meditation

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Main Conference Registration & Coffee in Expo Hall

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Chairman's Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks: Building an Innovative Learning Organization

Russell Sarder, Investor, Author and CEO, NetCom Learning, Sarder Learning & Sarder TV

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Russell Sarder

Investor, Author and CEO
NetCom Learning, Sarder Learning & Sarder TV

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM L&D Mythbuster: Regulatory Training is Boring and a Waste of Time

Marney Andes , Senior Director Talent Management, Air Methods

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Marney Andes

Senior Director Talent Management
Air Methods

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Morning Keynote: Personalizing Compliance Training for Learners to Gain Meaning and Mastery

Daniel McCoy , Chief Learning Officer , Allegiant Air

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Daniel McCoy

Chief Learning Officer
Allegiant Air

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Exhibition Time, Demonstration Drive and Featured VR Lab

Take the opportunity to add some fun to your vendor assessment process. During our demonstration drives, you will have the opportunity navigate the expo hall, learn about the variety of solutions that could compliment
your critical objectives, and win prizes along the way!

Interactive Discussion Groups - You Pick Two!

During this part of the summit, delegates will be sorted into small groups [capped at 20] to take part in Interactive Discussions around the topics below. They will get the opportunity to select two topics and will rotate between their choices at the 40-minute mark. Discussion groups are kept small, interactive, and PPT-free, to ensure all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, ensuring a perfectly tailored experience.

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Session A: Starting a Corporate University? A Practicality Guide

Andrew Penner , Senior Leader of Performance Development , HyLife

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Andrew Penner

Senior Leader of Performance Development
HyLife

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Session B: Cultivating Success: How Leaders Can Support the Innovators

Mike Mitchell , Senior Faculty , Center for Creative Leadership

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Mike Mitchell

Senior Faculty
Center for Creative Leadership

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Session C: Just-In-Time Learning: A Game-Changer in Today’s Knowledge-Driven Marketplace

Martha Evans , Head of Learning and Development , Stoughton Trailers

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Martha Evans

Head of Learning and Development
Stoughton Trailers

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Session D: Promoting a Culture of Conscious Capitalism and Productivity

Damian Hanft , Senior Director, Learning and Development , Arby's

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Damian Hanft

Senior Director, Learning and Development
Arby's

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Session E: Prepare Your Organization's Leaders for Disruption: Insights from 'Miracle on the Hudson' Survivor

Dick Richardson , Leadership Facilitator , Experience to Lead

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Dick Richardson

Leadership Facilitator
Experience to Lead

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Session F: Build a Customer Experience [CX] Mindset in Learning Design

Tynea Valentine , Director of Learning and Development , PulteGroup

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Tynea Valentine

Director of Learning and Development
PulteGroup

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Microlearning for Transformation

Rae Feshbach , Manager of Learning Experience Design, Grovo

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Rae Feshbach

Manager of Learning Experience Design
Grovo

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Elevate Training to Become a Core Operating Asset

Kristin Lamendola, Senior Vice President and General Manager , Amplifire

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Kristin Lamendola

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Amplifire

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Networking Luncheon


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Kim Nesland

Senior Instructional Leader
Boeing
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Catriona Barbato

Client Engagement Director, Principal Solutions Architect
Rite-Solutions
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Judy Loftin

Senior Instructional Designer & Performance Consultant
Rite-Solutions

Sponsored by: Rite-Solutions


Dolores Bernardo

Former Head of Leadership Development
Airbnb
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Rebecca Cotton

Executive Coaching & Leadership
Google
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Stephanie Trotter

Executive Coach
GSK

Executive Learning Lab

1:45 AM - 2:30 AM The Learning Leaders’ Role in Advancing Innovative Leadership Development

Michael Kennedy , AVP, Learning & Leadership Development , National Basketball Association

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Michael Kennedy

AVP, Learning & Leadership Development
National Basketball Association

2:30 PM - 2:35 PM Session to Session Travel


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Sheila Jagannathan

Head of Global Learning Operations
The World Bank
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Ryan Smith

Director of Leadership Development
Progressive Insurance
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Deidre Williams

Learning Leader
Aflac

TALENT DEVELOPMENT

2:35 PM - 3:20 PM Failure To Learn: Why Organizations Don’t Grow

Dr. Bradley Staats, Associate Professor of Operations , UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education

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Dr. Bradley Staats

Associate Professor of Operations
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education

Sponsored by: UNC- Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education

EXECUTIVE LEARNING LAB

2:35 PM - 3:20 PM Driving Engagement through a Focus on Career Development

Michelle Thompson , VP, Learning and Development, Capital Group

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Michelle Thompson

VP, Learning and Development
Capital Group

3:20 PM - NaN:NaN AM Afternoon Networking Break: Immersive Technologies Lab, Exhibition Time & Russell Sarder's Book Signing of "Building an Innovative Learning Organization"


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Lynley VanSingel

Vice President of Learning and Development
Mr. Cooper
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Armando Lourenzo

Chief Learning Officer
Ernst & Young (Brazil)
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Daniel Gandarilla

Chief Learning Officer
Texas Health Resources
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Dennie Laney

Chief Learning Officer
MOOYAH Burgers Fries & Shakes
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Dennis Budinich

Chief Learning & Culture Officer
Investors Bank
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James Woolsey

President
Defense Acquisition University

4:50 PM - 5:05 PM L&D Mythbuster: Engaging Virtual Teams in Learning is Impossible

Vicki Hall , Former Director of Learning and Development , Brambles

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Vicki Hall

Former Director of Learning and Development
Brambles

5:05 PM - 5:50 PM Closing Capstone from a Leadership and Coaching Leader at LinkedIn

Jeremy Stover , Head of Executive Coaching and Senior Leadership Development, LinkedIn

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Jeremy Stover

Head of Executive Coaching and Senior Leadership Development
LinkedIn

5:50 PM - 6:50 PM Networking Reception - Conversation, Food Trucks & Cocktails