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2024 Chief Talent Officer Summit Speaker

About the 2024 Chief Talent Officer Summit

Sept. 10 - 11, 2024 • Virtual

Chief Talent Officer invites you to join us for our inaugural 2-day event, the 2024 Chief Talent Officer Summit 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.

Who We Are Looking For

If you possess a wealth of expertise within the talent management community, Chief Talent Officer is keen to engage with you!

Our ideal speakers are executive-level talent practitioners who have firsthand insights into our sessions and their topics below. You must be an internal-facing practitioner from an organization that does not provide talent or learning solutions in order to be considered.

Internal-facing Practitioner Defined

Internal-facing talent practitioner An individual currently in a leadership role, responsible for designing, developing and executing internal talent management programs or spearheading organizational culture initiatives at an organization that does not offer talent or learning solutions.

If the definition above does not accurately describe your role, you most likely will fall into the category of a solution provider or consultant/coach in the talent management community. Solution providers, consultants and coaches may learn more about CTO Summit sponsorship and presentation opportunities here.


Available Sessions

Day 1, Tues., Sept. 10, 2024

2:00-3:30 pm CT — Talent Sprint, Part 1: Thriving Through Change: Building Resilient Talent

2 spots available, 20 min solo presentations each

What to expect as a participant: Each speaker will prepare and deliver a 20 minute, TED-talk style FASTtalk, presenting back-to-back with fellow speakers. Following all 3 FASTtalks, all participants will reconvene for a 30 minute roundtable discussion with audience Q&A. Total session commitment is 90 minutes.

Session Description: 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

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CT — Panel Discussion: Beyond Titles: Embracing The Skills Revolution

4 spots available, 60 mins

Session Description: 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

Day 2, Weds., Sept. 11, 2024

10:00-11:00 am CT — Courageous Conversation: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Flux: A Conversation on Priorities and Leadership

2 spots available, 60 mins

Session Description: Join us for a riveting debate 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 panelists 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

11:00-12:30 pm CT — Talent Sprint, Part 2: Learning Our Way Through It: Experimenting with AI and Emerging Tech

3 spots available, 20 min solo presentations each

What to expect as a participant: Each speaker will prepare and deliver a 20 minute, TED-talk style FASTtalk, presenting back-to-back with fellow speakers. Following all 3 FASTtalks, all participants will reconvene for a 30 minute roundtable discussion with audience Q&A. Total session commitment is 90 minutes.

Session Description: 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 

Submit Your Speaking Application Below

Please complete the form below to apply as a 2024 CTO Summit speaker. You must be an internal-facing practitioner to be considered. If you are unsure if you qualify as an internal-facing practitioner, please review the definitions above on this page.

Submission are due by Friday, August 9, 2024 to be considered. Once you submit, we will review your application for consideration. If we do think you are the right fit for the 2024 CTO Summit, we will follow up via email to set up a call to discuss your speaking proposal.

We look forward to engaging with you!

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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

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