Beyond Talent Trends:
Pioneering Progress Through Emerging Tech & Innovation

Sept. 10 - 11, 2024 • Virtual

Chief Talent Officer invites you to join us for our inaugural 2-day event, Beyond Talent Trends: Pioneering Progress Through Emerging Tech & Innovation, a must-attend conference for chief talent officers, SVPs and EVPs of talent management and adjacent roles in the talent space who are currently navigating the complexities of the modern workforce.

Amid ongoing flux in remote and hybrid work arrangements and integration of AI and emerging technologies, talent leaders are challenged to rethink traditional approaches to talent management. Discussions at the event will explore the shift toward skills-based approaches, enabling organizations to better align talent with evolving business needs and foster career growth through comprehensive career mapping initiatives and internal talent marketplaces. Additionally, sessions will delve into the critical role of change management and resilience in adapting to technological disruptions and remote work dynamics, ensuring organizations remain agile and competitive in a rapidly evolving landscape.

Take part in conversations on pressing topics such as diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, as talent leaders grapple with reevaluating its prioritization amid changing organizational climates, emphasizing the ongoing need to address systemic inequities in the workplace. Leaders will also examine the resurgence of leadership development initiatives post-COVID, leveraging immersive technologies like VR to provide employees with holistic wellness support and opportunities for career advancement, and fostering a resilient and future-ready workforce.

Join us for this event comprising exciting and timely discussions and explorations of the most top-of-mind issues in talent management today.

Presented by: Chief Talent Officer, formerly known as Talent Management.

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AGENDA

Day 1: Sept. 10, 2024

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Exclusive Session

More information to come.

Session

1:00 PM CT -

Welcome Address

Speaker:

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Ashley St. John

Chief Content Officer, Editor in Chief

BetterWork Media Group

 

Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Keynote Address

More information to come.

Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT

Talent Sprint - Thriving Through Change: Building Resilient Talent

In this Talent Sprint, we’ll explore the strategies and practices essential for fostering organizational and individual resilience in the face of unprecedented change. Our presenters will discuss aligning talent strategies with evolving technological landscapes, leveraging AI in talent management processes and adapting to the challenges and opportunities of remote work environments.

During these back-to-back, TED-talk-style, 20-minute presentations, we'll learn how to cultivate a culture of adaptability and build a workforce equipped to thrive amid ongoing transformation.

Takeaways:

  • Leveraging AI in talent management processes and adapting to the challenges and opportunities of remote work environments
  • Cultivating a culture of adaptability
    Practices for building resilience among a change-fatigued workforce

2:00-2:20 p.m. - FASTtalk


2:20-2:40 p.m. - FASTtalk: Optimizing Human Potential: Neuroscientific Insights for Resilient and Adaptive Teams
In this presentation, Kylie Ensrud will explore how understanding the human brain can optimize potential in the workplace, fostering teams that are adaptable and resilient in the face of change. She will introduce key neuroscientific concepts such as neuroplasticity and the Yerkes-Dodson Law, highlighting their relevance to learning and performance. Ensrud will delve into practical applications, including fostering a growth mindset, continuous learning, emotional regulation and the importance of social connections. Attendees are provided with actionable strategies to create psychologically safe environments, leverage cognitive diversity and offer effective feedback and recognition. Using real-world examples, she will illustrate the successful application of these principles, allowing attendees to harness these insights to build high-performing, resilient teams
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Speaker:

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Dr. Kylie Ensrud, Ed.D, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPCO

Chief People Officer

DataVizion


2:40-3:00 p.m. - FASTtalk

 

Session

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM CT

Talent Sprint -  Roundtable Discussion

All FASTtalk presenters will convene on stage for an insightful roundtable discussion, offering a platform for exchanging ideas, sharing perspectives and engaging in thoughtful discourse. Through this collaborative dialogue, they'll inspire, inform and provoke meaningful reflection among the audience, fostering a deeper understanding of the session topic, Thriving Through Change: Building Resilient Talent.

Speakers:

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Dr. Kylie Ensrud, Ed.D, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPCO

Chief People Officer

DataVizion

Session

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Panel Discussion - Beyond Titles: Embracing The Skills Revolution

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion exploring the transformative shift from focusing on traditional job titles toward a skills-based paradigm. Our panel of experts will explore what that journey can look like, as well as the advantages, challenges and implications of prioritizing skills over job titles in talent acquisition and development. Gain valuable insights into how organizations are redefining talent pipelines, embracing agile workforce models and fostering a culture of continuous learning to adapt to the rapidly evolving demands of the modern workplace.
 Takeaways:

  • From titles to skills: What does the transition entail?
  • Advantages, challenges and implications of prioritizing skills over job titles
  • The effect of the “Skills Revolution” on the field of talent management
Session

Day 2: Sept. 11, 2024

10:00 AM CT -

Welcome Address

Speaker:

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 Ashley St. John
Chief Content Officer, Editor in Chief
BetterWork Media Group

Session

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT

Courageous Conversation - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Flux: A Conversation on Priorities and Leadership

Join us for a riveting conversation on the current state of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives in organizations. In the aftermath of the explosive heightened focus on DEIB during 2020-21, our experts will explore how some leaders’ priorities have shifted and the implications of this change, particularly for talent management professionals. While DEIB may have fallen in priority for some organizations, there remains a pressing need for effective leadership in this area, especially as many DEI-specific leaders have faced job cuts or transitions. Our discussion will take an in-depth look at how leaders are choosing to address the questions and implications around DEI, how efforts and communications should be incorporated into organizational culture, and where companies may be missing the mark.  Join us as we examine the challenges, opportunities and complexities of DEIB in today's workplace.

Takeaways:
  • Shifting priorities around DEIB
  • Talent leaders’ role in developing and communicating DEIB-related strategy
  • What’s next in 2024 and beyond
Session

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Talent Sprint - Learning Our Way Through It: Experimenting with AI and Emerging Tech

In this Talent Sprint, we’ll dive into the transformative impact of AI and emerging technologies on talent management — and how talent leaders are learning as they go. Discover how these cutting-edge advancements are reshaping traditional practices and revolutionizing the way we approach talent acquisition, development, retention and more. From AI-driven recruitment tools to predictive analytics for talent forecasting, learn how technology can be used to streamline processes, enhance decision-making and drive efficiencies across the talent management spectrum.

During these back-to-back, TED-talk style, 20-minute presentations, we’ll explore practical insights to leverage AI and emerging tech effectively, empowering you to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving landscape of talent management, optimizing your efforts and driving organizational success in the digital age.

Takeaways:
  • How AI is reshaping traditional practices and revolutionizing the way we approach talent acquisition, development, retention, etc.
  • Tips for leveraging AI and emerging tech from leaders who are experimenting and iterating
  • How talent leaders are tackling the unknown and learning from successes and setbacks.
Session

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CT

Talent Sprint - Roundtable Discussion

All FASTtalk presenters will convene on stage for an insightful roundtable discussion, offering a platform for exchanging ideas, sharing perspectives and engaging in thoughtful discourse. Through this collaborative dialogue, they'll inspire, inform and provoke meaningful reflection among the audience, fostering a deeper understanding of the session topic, Learning Our Way Through It: Experimenting with AI and Emerging Tech.

Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Keynote Address - Leveraging Positive Psychology Tools to Build Individual & Team Resilience

Leading change and rethinking traditional approaches to talent management in today’s VUCA world requires tremendous effort, creativity and agility. Over time, this work can be overwhelming and may even put talent leaders at serious risk of burnout. In this session, we will discuss how talent leaders can leverage positive psychology tools to help them withstand the pressures of the role and prepare themselves for long, successful and rewarding careers in the talent space. Drawing on current research, including a newly developed, five-pronged leadership model, participants will learn how to drive individual and team success by ensuring psychologically safe spaces where all team members will learn together, embrace mistakes as learning opportunities, stay engaged and perform at the highest level.

Speaker:

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Dr. Milana L. Hogan

Chief Talent Officer

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Session

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Exclusive Session

More information to come.

Session

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About the conference

Learn all the latest marketing trends coming in 2021

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About the conference

A conference for marketers, by marketers

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Speakers

Industry Experts Speakers

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John Carter

CEO & Co-Founder

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Emily Smith

VP of Marketing

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Matt Willson

VP of Project Management

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Issac Jones

VP of Support

Why this Conference?

Why you should join the best conference?

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Expert Speakers

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Networking & Community

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18+ Hours of Content

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1-on-1 Mentorships

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Conference Schedule

A conference packaged with a great agenda

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marketing Trends coming in 2021

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marketing Trends coming in 2021

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Marketing

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marketing Trends coming in 2021

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Testimonials

What our past attendees have to say about our Marketing Conf

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John Carter

- VP of Marketing at Webflow

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John Carter

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