September 16-18, 2015 | Chicago, IL

Thank you for attending the 2015 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Workshop: The Digital Leader

Josep Valor Sabatier Ph.D., Professor of Information Systems, IESE Business School
Underwriter: IESE Business School

Workshop: Taking Charge: How to Build Your Brand and Move your Career Forward

Katherine Pappa, Senior Faculty Member, The Center for Creative Leadership
Underwriter: Center for Creative Leadership

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Thought Leadership Opening Remarks: Integrated Leadership: Business Leadership through People Leadership

Susanna Hunter, Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness, McLean & Company

About-Face: What if High Potential Leaders Were Responsible for Designing Their Own Development Program?

Carmen Allison, Vice President, Global Talent Development, Williams- Sonoma, Inc

Helping Others Help Ourselves: Community Initiatives that Build and Retain Talent

James Mitchell, Senior Director of Global Talent Development, Rackspace University
Deborah Carter, Senior Manager of Open Cloud Academy, Rackspace

Aligning your Talent Management Strategy to Support Organizational Performance

Carla Arellano, Global Vice President, McKinsey

Cross Functional Teams: The Global Complexities That Lead To Simple Solutions

Ryan Patel, Vice President of Global Business, Pinkberry

Critical Knowledge Transfer: Tools for Managing Your Company’s Deep Smarts

Dorothy Leonard, William J. Abernathy Professor of Business Administration Emerita, Harvard Business School, and coauthor of Deep Smarts and Critical Knowledge Transfer
  • The presentation slides for this session will not be available for sharing.
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Developing Leadership Capacity through Succession Management

Jonas Bordo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Resources, Bentall Kennedy
Seonaid Charlesworth, Vice President, Executive Assessment and Succession, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge
Underwriter: Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge

Leadership Transition Coaching: The Missing Ingredient for Developing High Potential Leaders

J. Matthew Becker MEd PCC, Coaching & Mentoring Manager, Caresource
Underwriter: International Coach Federation

Fast Forward at Fidelity: Business Impact-Focused Leadership Development

Ted Higgins, Vice President, Talent Development, Fidelity Investments
Michael Hammond, Director Mid-Level Leader Programs, Fidelity Investments
Jillian Ihsanullah, Ph.D., Principal Consultant, Linkage
Underwriter: Linkage

The Evolution of the Modern Workplace: Organizational Opportunities for the New Talent and Development Landscape

Tatiana Sehring, Director, Corporate & Strategic Relationships, American Public University and Editor and Contributor of Inspire
Dr. Gregory Ketchum, Principal, TalentPlanet
Rhonda Ellis, Faculty Business, American Public University
Underwriter: American Public University

Winning the Race for Talent: Using Learning and Leadership Development to Drive Performance, Engagement, and Retention

Susan Rusconi, Head of Leadership Development, Adobe Systems
Tricia La Marca, Regional Vice President, Right Management
Underwriter: Right Management

Mobilizing and Developing Key Talent through Innovations in Personality Type

Roger Pearman, Researcher, Writer, Coach and Founder of Leadership Performance Systems and
Underwriter: MHS

Grooming Millennial Leaders for Success

Alexandra Levit, New York Times Columnist and Workplace Author

Friday, September 18, 2015

Thought Leadership Opening Remarks: You Can Feel It Working: How to Build a Learning Program for the 21st Century

Alex Khurgin, Director of Learning, Grovo
Underwriter: GROVO

Revolutionizing HR for a Wireless Rebel

Ben Bratt, Vice President HR, Talent and Organization Capability, T-Mobile

Redesigning Leadership and Learning at Work

Lisa Jackson, Executive Strategy Director, frog design

Leveraging the New Learning Ecosystem

Kerry Hearns-Smith, Vice President Learning Strategy and Delivery, Xerox
Todd Tauber, Vice President, Degreed
Underwriter: DEGREED

Accelerating Development for the Next Generation of Leaders

Linh Lawler, Claims Talent & Leadership Strategy, Allstate Insurance Company
Underwriter: Profitability Business Simulations

The Influential Leader: Creating a Culture of Joint-Problem Solving to Achieve Openness and Buy-In

Gabriella Strecker, Senior Director of Global Leadership and Organizational Development, Genzyme
Underwriter: Vantage Partners, LLC

Taking Your Brand And Your Business From Good to Great

Denise Lee Yohn, Brand-building Expert and Author of “What Great Brands Do”

The New Direction for Human Resources

Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, The Wharton School of the University Pennsylvania and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources
Underwriter: Wharton Executive Education
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Cultivating Leadership: How to Become the Best Leader You Can Be

Barry Posner, Expert Coach and Educator, and Co- Author of The Leadership Challenge
Underwriter: Wiley