Past Speakers

Karine Bah Tahé

Founder & CEO Blue Level Training

Robert Hicks

Group HR Director Reward Gateway

Taylor Smith

Co-Founder & CEO BlueBoard

Nicole Wolfe

Head of Corporate Programs ClassPass

Jiun Kimm

VP, Head of DEI Quartet Health

Jacqui Maguire

Talent Advisor

Abby Hamilton

Chief People Officer LiveIntent

D Sharma

Co-Founder & CEO Wellness Coach

Stacey McKibbin

Hanna Linden

Chief People Officer Signal AI

Rod Lacey

VP of People, North America Talkdesk

Matt Hoffman

Partner & Head of Talent M13

Past Agenda

11:00am – 11:45am ET
Attracting Top Talent in the New Normal
Jacqui Maguire, Talent Advisor
Taylor Smith, Co-Founder & CEO @ BlueBoard
Matt Hoffman, Partner & Head of Talent @ M13
With most companies adopting remote working practices, the world of hiring is changing dramatically
– How has the crisis changed what employees look for in an employer?
– Defining and managing your employer brand
– Is outsourcing the way forward?
– Accessing a broader pool of talent – looking beyond the zip codes to find new talent
– Creating a strong remote-specific hiring strategy
– Creating a value-enhancing HR ecosystem

11:45am – 12:15pm ET
Networking

12:15pm – 1:00pm ET
Mental Health in the Pandemic: Strategies to Help your Workforce get Through Hard Times in a Virtual World
D Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO @ Wellness Coach
Abby Hamilton, Chief People Officer @ LiveIntent
Hanna Linden, Chief People Officer @ SignalAI
Nicole Wolfe, Head of Corporate Programs @ ClassPass
For business leaders steering their workforce through this challenging and uncertain time, protecting your mental health, and that of your employees is paramount. How do you give mental health valuable airtime? Business leaders have an instrumental role to play in giving mental health more exposure and propelling the conversation further to create a sense of community and belonging
– Why HR must put on their own life mask before helping others
– Reshaping work culture from the top – how leaders can boost morale
– Providing access to mental health professionals
– Implementing accessible wellbeing strategies for remote workers
– Providing digital solutions that support the spectrum of mental health needs

1:00pm – 1:30pm ET
Networking

1:30pm – 2:00pm ET
How to Accelerate DEI Efforts with a Remote Workforce
Karine Bah Tahé, Founder & CEO @ Blue Level Training
Jiun Kimm, VP, Head of DEI @ Quartet Health
Diversity & inclusion is a demonstrated benefit to business by not only making leaders more effective but also unlocking the potential of teams. This session will focus on how to sustain and strengthen diversity and inclusion in our new remote environment
– How inclusive is your company? Conducting a D&I survey
– Gathering actionable data for D&I initiatives
– Building space for diverse perspectives and encouraging greater participation
– Remote team building programs
– Mentoring and developing all team members

2:00pm – 2:45pm ET
Networking

2:45pm – 3:30pm ET
Virtual Culture: The New Employee Experience
Rod Lacey, VP of People @ Talkdesk
Robert Hicks, Group HR Director @ Reward Gateway
Stacey McKibbin, CEO @ Consilio
Transforming a very human industry into a digital experience is not easy. Effective digital platforms are essential to building a remote business culture
– Reinventing the employee experience
– Creating open communication channels
– Managing employee performance – how will employee recognition and rewards change to reflect the new flexible working?

3:30pm – 4:00pm ET
Networking

Attendee Profile

Titles: Chief People Officer, Chief HR Officer, Director of Human Resources, Head of DEI, Head of Talent, etc.

Functions: Human Resources, DEI, Hiring/Recruiting

ARR: $20m+

Sector*: SaaS/Software/Technology

Geo: US Only

*We anticipate a high percentage of attendance from the SaaS/Software/Technology sector, but qualified attendees from all sectors will be invited to attend.

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For those who have never attended one of our conferences, here’s how registration works, and the timeline:

  • We want to create the highest quality Human Capital conversation possible. To do that, attendees are limited to HR professionals (preferably) in the SaaS or tech space. If that’s you, please read on.
  • Once you submit the registration form, we do a quick check to ensure that you fit the audience profile.
  • You’ll get a confirmation email once approved, usually within 48 hours ( we have a lot of sift through but will respond to you either way).
  • After that we’ll follow up with your unique login to attend the actual virtual event.
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