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Learning & Development Summit

Learning is Transforming
DECEMBER 04 - 05, 2018 | THE CONFERENCE BOARD | NEW YORK, NY

December 04 - 05, 2018

Ever-increasing customer expectations, disruptive technology changes, and heightened competition are demanding that organizations rapidly transform, and Learning & Development has a critical role to play in that transformation.

Join us for the second annual Learning & Development Summit, “Learning is Transforming”, to take place at the Conference Board in New York City on December 4-5, 2018. In an intimate gathering of peers, you will learn how learning leaders from a range of industries are implementing strategies to help transform their organizations and employing innovative approaches and technologies to transform learning for maximum impact. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers about the strategies they are using and engage with a “Predictions Panel” about the future of learning. Come learn how you can transform your learning organization to ensure that it stays current with the rapid pace of innovation and remains critical to your business.

Topics May Include:

  • The role of learning in transforming organizations and making them more agile
  • How learning is being used to shape the employee experience and develop emerging leaders
  • The ways that learning can be transformed through technology
  • How innovative companies are designing learning for the whole person
  • Re-imagining the corporate learning center for the 21st century
  • Strategies for high impact learning

Who Should Attend:

  • Chief Learning, Talent and People Officers
  • SVPs, VPs and Directors of: Learning & Development, Talent Development and Organizational Development

Earn Recertification Credits

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Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.75 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.75 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.


Get Involved!

For Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Michael.Felden@conferenceboard.org.
For Marketing Partnerships, contact Melissa.Mianulli@conferenceboard.org.
For Speaking Opportunities, contact Barbara.Lombardo@conferenceboard.org 


Register Early and Save!! Book your seat before October 20th and Save $100!

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DECEMBER 04 - 05, 2018
THE CONFERENCE BOARD , NEW YORK, NY
December 04 - 05, 2018

Ever-increasing customer expectations, disruptive technology changes, and heightened competition are demanding that organizations rapidly transform, and Learning & Development has a critical role to play in that transformation.

Join us for the second annual Learning & Development Summit, “Learning is Transforming”, to take place at the Conference Board in New York City on December 4-5, 2018. In an intimate gathering of peers, you will learn how learning leaders from a range of industries are implementing strategies to help transform their organizations and employing innovative approaches and technologies to transform learning for maximum impact. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers about the strategies they are using and engage with a “Predictions Panel” about the future of learning. Come learn how you can transform your learning organization to ensure that it stays current with the rapid pace of innovation and remains critical to your business.

Topics May Include:

  • The role of learning in transforming organizations and making them more agile
  • How learning is being used to shape the employee experience and develop emerging leaders
  • The ways that learning can be transformed through technology
  • How innovative companies are designing learning for the whole person
  • Re-imagining the corporate learning center for the 21st century
  • Strategies for high impact learning

Who Should Attend:

  • Chief Learning, Talent and People Officers
  • SVPs, VPs and Directors of: Learning & Development, Talent Development and Organizational Development

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.75 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.75 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.


Get Involved!

For Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Michael.Felden@conferenceboard.org.
For Marketing Partnerships, contact Melissa.Mianulli@conferenceboard.org.
For Speaking Opportunities, contact Barbara.Lombardo@conferenceboard.org 


Register Early and Save!! Book your seat before October 20th and Save $100!

Michelle Blieberg
Fmr. SVP, Talent Management & Corporate
Company for Unlinked Contact DO NOT CHANGE THE NAME OF THIS COMPANY

Rich Bores
Senior Director, Corporate Learning
Sentry Insurance

Jenna Drapkin
Director, Client Success
Degreed

Ekta Lall Mittal
Learning Technology and Analytics Manager
Colgate-Palmolive Company

Jason Lutz
Senior Vice President, Head of Organizational Effectiveness
TD Bank

Mary McNevin
Talent Leader
US Venture, Inc.

Michael Orth
Communications Director
KPMG Business School

Matthew Petrilla
Master Coach, Leadership Development Programs
Vanguard

Laura Rodino
Vice President, Learning & Development
Prudential Financial

Erika Van De Yacht
Learning Leader
Sentry Insurance

Bob Zimel
Human Resources Talent Acquisition and Development
Solvay Corporate University, Solvay SA

Day One | Tuesday December 4, 2018

9:00 – 9:15 am

Opening & Program Highlights

Barbara Lombardo, Program Director, The Conference Board

9:15 – 10:15 am

The Bionic CLO: Using Technology and Data to Make L&D Better, Stronger, Faster

Facing a future of relentless change and volatility, L&D organizations need to be able to propel their businesses, not just support them. To drive continuous improvement and innovation, a new kind of Chief Learning Officer is needed. These Bionic CLOs are finding new ways to harness technology and data to keep their people’s skills in sync with their business strategies. And they’re rebuilding their own teams and processes along the way. Jenna and Ekta will describe these innovations and share insights about how Colgate-Palmolive is embracing them to make learning better.

Jenna Drapkin, Director, Client Success, Degreed

Ekta Lall Mittal, Learning Technology and Analytics Manager, Colgate-Palmolive

 

10:15 – 10:30 am
Networking Refreshment Break
10:30 – 11:15 am

Reorganizing Learning for Agility

Constant and rapid change is requiring organizations to become increasingly swift to make decisions, execute new strategies, and change course as market forces shift. Laura will address how Prudential Financial’s learning organization is transforming itself to be more agile, and to support the overall business mandate for greater agility.

Laura Rodino, Vice President, Learning & Development, Prudential Financial

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Learning for the Whole Person

Sentry believes in personalized development that helps each associate grow as a whole person. Driven by executive leadership and delivered by Sentry University, the Sentry learning curriculum reflects a 360 perspective—embracing a philosophy covering both professional and personal success. Erika and Rich will share how the Sentry focus on designing learning for the whole person can yield enhanced employee engagement and performance. The result is improved business outcomes and building upon long-established commitments to customers and community.

Erika Van de Yacht, Learning Leader, Sentry Insurance

Rich Bores, Senior Director, Corporate Learning, Sentry Insurance

12:00 – 1:00 pm  
Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 pm

The Role of Learning in Shaping the Employee Experience

TD Bank differentiates itself through meaningful personal interaction with its clients. Jason will describe how he and the Employee Experience Council he created are using learning to extend that philosophy to employees, shape the employee experience, and prepare managers to lead in ways consistent with the TD Bank brand and culture.

Jason Lutz, Senior Vice President, Head of Organizational Effectiveness, TD Bank

1:45 – 2:45 pm

Transformational Learning Journeys: A Recipe for High Impact

Learning journeys are immersive experiences that help leaders develop transformational insights by engaging deeply with organizations in industries and environments that are vastly different from their everyday experience. In this interactive session, Michelle will describe the approach she has used at Time Warner and throughout her career to strategically design and execute learning journeys that spark innovation, enhance collaboration, and improve business performance.

Michelle Blieberg, Former Senior Vice President, Talent Management and Corporate Human Resources, Time Warner

2:45 – 3:00 pm
Networking Refreshment Break
3:00 – 3:45 pm

Leaders as Teachers: Strategies, Benefits & Challenges

Asking business leaders to play the role of teacher by augmenting or replacing professional instructors and facilitators, has gained increasing popularity. Yet, if not carefully executed, it can be a frustrating experience for both leaders and learners. Mary will address the strategies she and her team at Signature Healthcare use to maximize the benefits of the model and mitigate its challenges.

Mary McNevin, Talent Leader, US Ventures, Inc.

3:45 – 4:45 pm

The Digital Journey: Transforming Learning with Technology

Like many corporate learning organizations rooted in the corporate university approach, Solvay has historically relied heavily on a classroom-based model. Using an interactive approach, Bob will share their journey of digital transformation, capitalizing on the enhanced efficiency and effectiveness that technology can yield, while strategically aligning learning approaches with learning objectives.

Bob Zimel,Head of Academies and Learning Environment, Solvay Corporate University, Solvay SA

4:45 – 5:00 pm

Day One Close

Barbara Lombardo, Program Director, The Conference Board

 

Day Two | Wednesday December 5, 2018

8:45 – 9:00 am

Day Two Opening

Barbara Lombardo, Program Director, The Conference Board

9:00 – 9:45 am

Back to the Future: Reimagining the Corporate Learning Center

As a professional services firm, KPMG’s greatest asset is its talent. And they are making a major investment in talent by building a new state-of-the art learning, development and innovation facility to open outside of Orlando, Florida in early 2020. Michael will address how the Center’s learner-centric design will foster not only learning, but co-creation, collaboration, innovation, and engagement as well.

Michael Orth, Communications Director, KPMG Business School

 

9:45 – 10:30 am

Learning to Lead at Vanguard

Vanguard has always been committed to growing its future leaders from within. To ensure that it is preparing future leaders to thrive in increasingly complex and rapidly-changing environments, Vanguard is transforming its approach to leadership development, blending classic strategies like rotational assignments that stretch high potential employees beyond their comfort zone, with an increased emphasis on mentoring and other transformative experiences. Matthew will describe the evolution of Vanguard’s approach to developing leaders, as well as the ways they measure and demonstrate its impact.

Matthew Petrilla, Master Coach, Leadership Development Programs, Vanguard

10:30 am – 10:45 am
Networking Refreshment Break

 

 
10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Predictions Panel

To help participants synthesize program insights and prepare for the future, panelists will share their predictions about the future of learning. Participants will be invited to pose their own questions to the panelists, as well as share their own predictions.

Jenna Drapkin, Director, Client Success, Degreed

Laura Rodino, Vice President, Learning & Development, Prudential Financial

Bob Zimel, Head of Academies and Learning Environment, Solvay Corporate University, Solvay SA

12:00 – 12:15 pm
Program Close

Barbara Lombardo, Program Director, The Conference Board

 

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