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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Pre-Conference Workshop
How Email Metrics and Benchmarks Can Improve Your Internal Communications Strategy
Maithili Jha, Senior Growth Marketing Manager, ContactMonkey
Emily Sneddon, Account Executive, ContactMonkey

Opening Remarks and Trendspotting
Justin Joffe, Director, Strategic Programming, Ragan Communications

The Future of Work and Employee Engagement: It’s Complicated
Beverly Troxtell, Head of HR Change Management & HR Evolution, Paypal
Wagner Denuzzo, Head of Capabilities for Future of Work, Prudential Financial

Meeting Your Employees Where They Are: Strategies for a Dispersed Workforce
Christine de la Huerta, Director of Internal Communications, Marketing & Communications, Baptist Health South Florida
Tope Sadiku, Global Head of Digital Employee Experience, The Kraft Heinz Company
Moderator: Rebecca Shaffer, Managing Partner, Ragan Consulting Group

Communications Overload! Communicating With Managers to Reassure Overwhelmed Employees
Rick Knudtson, Co-founder and CEO, Workshop
Megan Witherspoon, VP, Communications, Altria
Jim Ylisela, Co-Founder and Senior Partner, Ragan Consulting Group

Do You Hear What I’m Not Saying? 3 Ways to Introduce Meaningful Employee Listening
Becky Graebe, Senior Director, Communication Strategy, FirstUp

Communicating Change in Uncertain Times
Fergal McGovern, Founder and CEO, VisibleThread
Ashley Bush, Director, Communications and Giving Back, Southwire
Amanda Minto, Director of HR Communications, Technology, Product, Xperience, Comcast

UX is still king: Why internal comms should care
David Fletcher, Vice-President, Strategy, Beezy

How to Foster Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace
Nicole Neal, Director, Global Employee Communications, Cushman & Wakefield

Elevating the Employee Experience: Co-Creating a Workplace Where Employees Choose to Stay
Jonathan D. Villaire, Head of Employee Experience, Point32Health

Crafting a Multi-Channel Content Strategy to Drive Engagement
Laurel Dzneladze, Leader, Employee Communications and Technology, LinkedIn

Thought Leadership and Executive Communications to be Proud of
Kari Wethington, Executive Communications Director, Procter & Gamble

Tell Your Story: Purposeful Employee Storytelling Strategies to Humanize Your Brand
Dawn Hagen, Culture Communications Lead, Microsoft


Bonus Materials