Detailed Agenda

Five compelling keynotes, a dozen engaging breakout sessions, and tons of opportunities to connect and recharge.

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Monday, November 14th
1:00pm - 8:00pm CST

Registration Open

5:00pm - 7:00pm CST

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, November 15th
7:00am - 6:00pm CST

Registration

7:00am - 8:30am CST

Breakfast

8:30am - 9:00am CST

Welcome

Shane Metcalf

Co-Founder & Chief People Officer at 15Five

9:00am - 9:35am CST

Opening Keynote

The Future of Highly Engaged, High-Performing Organizations

David Hassell

Co-Founder & CEO at 15Five

Courtney Bigony

Strategic Science Advisor at 15Five

9:40am - 10:30am CST

Mainstage Panel

Cultural Foundations to Fuel Growth

Moderated by Adam Weber

SVP of Community at 15Five

Sarah Lovelace

VP of People at Airbase

Dr. Chris Augustine

Chief People Officer at World Vision Canada

Tarveen Forrester

Head of People Operations at Tastemade

John Grover

Chief People Officer at Endsight

10:30am - 11:00am CST

Break

11:00am - 11:45am CST

Breakout Session 1A

Reducing Regrettable Turnover During the Great Resignation and Quiet Quitting

Dr. Jeff Smith

VP People Strategy & Insights at 15Five

Cassandra Lowery

Employee Engagement Consultant at 15Five

11:00am - 11:45am CST

Breakout Session 1B

Retaining Top Talent in the Job-Hopping Era

Sue Joyce

SVP People at Gravitee

Rebeka Bernstein

Head of People and Culture at Hu Products

Stephanie Smith

SVP of People and Culture at Tagboard

David Pearson

PHR, SHRM-CP, SVP People & Culture at ExtensisHR

Vince Huang

Chief Product Officer at 15Five

11:45am - 1:15pm CST

Lunch

1:15pm - 1:45pm CST

Breakout Session 2A

Lessons Learned From the Last Layoff

Krystal Eason

VP of People at Houwzer

Erik Verbeek

Chief Customer Officer at 15Five

1:15pm - 1:45pm CST

Breakout Session 2B

Leading Like Lasso: Elevating Employee Performance By Managing What Matters

Kara Kirby

Founder & CEO at Leadership Insights Group

Jeff Smith

VP People Strategy & Insights at 15Five

2:00pm - 2:45pm CST

Keynote

Balancing High Performance and Well-Being in the Future of Work

Heather E. McGowan

Future of Work Strategist, 2017 Global LinkedIn Top Voice for Education

2:45pm - 3:15pm CST

Break

3:15pm - 4:00pm CST

Breakout Session 3A

Continuous Improvement: Breaking the Mold of Traditional Performance Reviews

Amy Campbell

CPO at Overhaul

Ruchi Banerjee

Head of People Engagement and Inclusion at Clearbit

Jessie Stroud

Sr. HRBP & Head of HR Operations at Rad Power Bikes

Adam Bouse

Manager Performance Coaching at 15Five

3:15pm - 4:00pm CST

Breakout Session 3B

Raising the Bar for Employee Performance

Jennie Yang

Vice President, People & Culture at 15Five

Shannon Derbyshire

Strategic People Partner at 15Five

4:00pm - 4:15pm CST

Break

4:15pm - 5:00pm CST

Live Episode of the HR Superstars Podcast

The New Profile of Leadership

Karen Mangia

Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author and VP Customer & Market Insights at Salesforce

Shane Metcalf

Co-Founder and Chief People Officer at 15Five and Host of the HR Superstars Podcast

6:15pm - 10:00pm CST

Block Party

Wednesday, November 16th
7:00am - 11:00am CST

Registration

7:00am - 8:30am CST

Breakfast

8:30am - 9:00am CST

Welcome

Shane Metcalf

Co-Founder & Chief People Officer at 15Five

9:00am - 9:30am CST

Keynote

The Strategic People Leader’s Playbook

Vincent Huang

Chief Product Officer at 15Five

9:30am - 10:15am CST

DEIB Fireside Chat

Stewards of Employee Trust: The Unique Role
of HR in DEI

Lily Zheng

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategist and Consultant at 15Five

Cara Pelletier

Sr. Director of DEIB at 15Five

10:15am - 11:00am CST

Break

11:00am - 11:45am CST

Breakout Session 1A

How to Increase Employee Engagement and Create Thriving Cultures

Christine Hare

Senior Executive Advisor at 15Five

Chaunel Christine Johnson

Executive Advisor, People Strategy & Insights at 15Five

11:00am - 11:45am CST

Breakout Session 1B

Manager Coaching vs. Training: What is the Difference and Does it Matter?

Gerald Lackey

VP Business Optimization and Agility at GAF

Gabby Popowitz

Sr. Director of Talent at Boardable

Cristina Duke

Head of Sales at PowerToFly

Tyana Owings

Director of People at Cloverleaf

11:45am - 1:15pm CST

Lunch

1:15pm - 1:45pm CST

Breakout Session 2A

Building a World-Class Culture on a Shoestring Budget

Megan Jarvis

VP Employee Development and Growth at Seismic

Adam Weber

SVP Community at 15Five

1:15pm - 1:45pm CST

Breakout Session 2B

The Rise of the Modern Manager

Jon Greenawalt

SVP Customer Transformation at 15Five

Jina Kim

VP Talent & Inclusion, Pilot House Associates

1:45pm - 2:00pm CST

Break

2:00pm - 2:45pm CST

Keynote

Unlocking the Full Potential of Humans in the Workplace

Scott Barry Kaufman

Cognitive Scientist and Humanistic Psychologist, Founder, Center for Human Potential

2:45pm - 3:15pm CST

Break

3:15pm - 4:00pm CST

Breakout Session 3A

Show Me the Money: Compensation Transparency in the Workforce

Israel Gutierrez

VP Talent Acquisition at Axios

Tawanda Johnson

People & Culture Leader

Laura Morgan

Managing Partner at MorganHR

Jennie Yang

VP People & Culture at 15Five

3:15pm - 4:00pm CST

Breakout Session 3B

Creating Psychological Safety for High-Performing Teams

Emily Diaz

VP of Transform Coaching at 15Five

Sage Catlett (they/them)

Senior Facilitation Lead at 15Five

4:00pm - 4:15pm CST

Break

5:30pm - 8:00pm CST

Closing Awards Celebration