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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

How to Create an Effective Email Strategy Using Benchmarking Data
Melissa Katski-Berry, Enterprise Account Sales Manager, PoliteMail Software

The New Workplace and What it Means for You
Evan Graner, VP Employee Experience, Edelman
Paul McKinlay, VP of Communications & Remote Working, Cimpress & Vistaprint

Don’t Stay in Your Lane: Building a Partnership with HR and Internal Comms
Katherine Clark, Assistant Director of Communications, Cone Health
Debi Miller, Director of Communications, Cone Health

Creating Financial Well-being Programs That Are Game-Changing
Aaron J. Harding, U.S. Employee Financial Wellbeing Leader, PwC

Understanding the Importance of ESG and How Comms Teams Must Take a Leading Role
Dan Landers, Director Internal Communications, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Humanizing Executive Leadership
Tanya Thomas, Director of Customer & Employee Experience, Experian
Matthew Papuchis, Director of Internal Communications, Inova Health
Loretta Green-Williams, Founding Director, Women of Concern Professionals & Strategic Conscious Networking (WOCPSCN)

Measuring your Internal Comms Efforts from Audit to Outcomes
Tausha Cowan, Director of Internal Communications & Knowledge Management for Travel & Lifestyle Services, American Express

Global Pandemic + Global Business = Town Halls Reimagined
Ryan Scott, Vice President Creative and Event Services, Prudential Financial
Tamika Rivera, Creative Director, Prudential Financial

Distance Bias: Eliminating the Out-of-Sight, Out-of-Mind Mentality in the Workplace
Anne DeAngelis, EVP of Employee Engagement Strategy, Zeno Group

Point/Counterpoint: Is Wellness a Standalone Department or Part of HR?
Jeremy Segall, Chief Wellness Officer, NYC Health + Hospitals
Monique Harty, Wellness Program Manager, U-Haul International

The Digital Workplace: How to Drive Deep Employee Engagement with the Right Tools & Technologies
Katie Liston, Head of Marketing, ContactMonkey
Becky Graebe, Senior Director, Communication Strategy, Firstup

Your Role in Reimagining the Workplace for the Hybrid Culture
Mark Mohammadpour, Founder, Chasing the Sun
Whitney Eichinger, Managing Director, Culture & Engagement, Southwest Airlines

Aligning for Impact: Driving Reputation Across Stakeholders
Michelle Hecht, Head of Communications, Citizens Bank

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Building an Internal Communications Program from the Ground Up – With Brand & Measurement at the Forefront
Jaclyn Sass, Director of Internal Communications, Merkle

Short on Time, Big on Storytelling: Creative Ways To Help Busy People Cut Through The Noise
Sara Glick, Senior director, internal communications and engagement, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Strong Manager Communications is the Backbone of Good Leadership
DeNesha Tellis, Affiliate Consultant, Ragan Consulting Group

Tech and Tools Underlying Effective Workplace Wellness
Laura Walmsley, SVP Business Development, Virgin Pulse
Sarah Plaster, Director, ESG Communications, Aflac

Finding Gold Among Your People – A Treasure Map to Increasing Engagement
Beth Chiasson, Customer Engagement Specialist, Interact Software

The Future of DE&I: The Role Internal Communications Plays in Transparency and Accountability
Shawnee Womack, Senior Director of Employee Executive Content and Channel Strategy, Visa
Jiquanda Nelson, Sr. Director of Community & Culture, Concentrix
Vijay Pendakur, Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Zynga, Inc.

Think Global, Act Local: Engaging & Communicating with a Dispersed, Diverse and Global Workforce
Amy MacGregor, VP Employee Experience, Global HR, Manulife
Bessie Kokalis Pescio, Global Head of Internal Communications, Philip Morris International

Engaging Your Deskless/Non-Wired Employees with Internal Communications
Chrystal Neely, Director of Internal Communications & Social Media, Acuity Brands

The New Elements of a Successful Workplace Wellness Program (and Where Comms Fits In)
Lauren Papasidero, Cross-Carline & Technology Marketing Specialist, Subaru
Gabrielle T. Romasanta, Global Health Advisor & Communications Lead, IBM
Anita Barbero, Health Coach and Wellness Coordinator, ESPN

How to Link Your Communication to Organizational Strategy
Emily Lynch, Director Global Employee Communications, Pearson
Brandy Dawson, SVP – Global Employee Communications, Pearson

Molly Gutterud, VP, University Communications and Advancement, Northcentral University

Storytelling in Philanthropy
Parul Bajaj, Executive Director, Nissan Foundation

How Empathy and Flexibility Engage Employees
Adrienne Alesandro, Sr. Director, Employee Engagement & Leadership Development, Conga
Joanna Fief, Director of Internal and CEO Communications, Cambia Health Solutions

The Right Content, Target Strategies & Channel Mix to Deliver an Effective Message
Patty Clements, Director of Internal Communications, American Heart Association

Bonus Materials