2018 Program Schedule


For reference, here is our 2018 Culture Conference schedule.   We present this information here to give you a sense of what you’ll experience and how it feels when you attend the Culture Conference. Please come back for updates as we develop another wisdom- and connection-filled conference in 2020!



KEYNOTES // 10:00-11:45am
Welcome, context + community connection Jenny Sauer-Klein
Founder, The Culture Conference
How to create full engagement by leading above the line Diana Chapman
Co-Founder, Conscious Leadership Group
Compassion as a Leadership Skill James R. Doty
Clinical Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine
Transition // 11:45-12pm  
WORKSHOPS // Leading From The Inside Out: 12-1pm
UnMASKing: Creating Psychological Safety Ashanti Branch
Founder & Executive Director, Ever Forward Club
How to Stop Searching for Meaning, and Start Crafting It Jessica Amortegui
Senior Director Global Talent Development, Logitech
More Yoda, Less Superman: How to get out of overwhelm and develop your team at the same time Jonathan Raymond
CEO, Refound
Develop a Coaching Mindset: How to engage and empower yourself and your team Vaneeta Sandhu
Facilitator, LifeLabs
LUNCH // 1-2:15pm
KEYNOTE // 2:15-3:00pm
How to Create a Culture of Learning Tom Chi
Formerly GoogleX / Factory
Transition // 3-3:15pm  
TEAM HUDDLES // 3:15-4:15pm
Transition // 4:15-4:30pm  
WORKSHOPS: Building a High Performance Team // 4:30-5:30pm
How to have remote employees feel included: Distributed best practices for any work environment David Hassell + Lori McLeese
CEO, 15Five + Global Head of Human Resources, Automattic | WordPress.com
Epigenetics of a Team: The Science of Trust Rajkumari Neogy
Creator, Disruptive Diversity Framework
Hiring Equitably: Overcoming Interpersonal and Systems Level Bias Y-Vonne Hutchinson
Founder & CEO, The Ready Set
Radical Candor: How to do the best work of your life while building the best relationships of your career. Jason Rosoff
CEO, Radical Candor
Transition // 5:30-5:45pm  
FIRESIDE CHAT // 5:45-6:15pm
Without a heart, it’s just a machine: An intimate conversation on sustaining the culture and heart Southwest Airlines Heather Stern, Lippincott, Chief Marketing & Talent Officer + Cheryl Hughey, Managing Director Culture, Southwest
DINNER // 6:15-7:30pm
Community Connection, Lego Serious Play, Silent Disco, Fireside Jam



KEYNOTES // 10-11:45am
CEOs Take Action to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Greg Clark + Shannon Schuyler
CEO, Symantec + Principal, Chief Purpose Officer, PwC
We're All Allies: Leveraging Your Unique Role to Elevate Those Who are Underrepresented Rachel Williams + Willie Jackson
Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, StubHub + Director of Diversity + Inclusion, Equity Impact Group
Pay Gap: The State of Inequity Lili Gangas
Chief Technology Community Officer, Kapor Center for Social Impact
Pay Gap: How to Negotiate Your Salary Lisa Skeete Tatum
Founder + CEO, Landit
Transition // 11:45-12:00pm  
WORKSHOPS: Cultivating Communities of Belonging // 12-1pm
How to Create and Sustain Thriving Employee Resource Groups Molly Ford, Director of Global Equality Programs, Salesforce | Valerie Williams, Inclusion & Diversity Lead, Stripe | Daniel Guillory, Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Autodesk | Maria Cuba, Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager, Airbnb
Activating Gender Inclusion: How to shape a thriving company culture Max Masure, Creative Director + Jay Bendett, Founder Argo Collective
Using Internal Events to Drive Culture and Build Community Jen Freitas, Director People Learning & Engagement, Clif Bar + Andrew Blotky, Director, Global Internal Communications, Facebook
Cultivating Belonging to Unlock Empathy: Men of Color in Tech Share how Your Story Matters Willie Jackson, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Equity Impact Group | Maurice Wilkins, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Program Manager, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative | Sean Cervera, Manager Diversity Recruiting + Inclusion Programs, LinkedIn | Russell Ladson, CEO of Drop Software Inc
LUNCH // 1-2:15pm
KEYNOTE // 2:15-3:00pm
The Workplace of the Future: How Space Shapes Culture, and People Shape Space Chris Good
Creative Director, One Workplace
Transition // 3-3:15pm
WORKSHOPS: Evolving as an Organization // 3:15-4:15pm
How to build compelling data driven stories that resonate with leaders Fresia Jackson, People Scientist + Craig Forman, Senior People Scientist Culture Amp
The Human Revolution at Work: How organizations can create the conditions to solve the world’s biggest problems Cherie Healey, Possibilitarian + Sherice Torres, Marketing Director, Google + Melissa Llorente, Facilitator, Instructional Designer, Google
Decisions, Decisions: Mastering the art of decision making in self-management Aaron Dignan
Founder, The Ready
Scaling Culture from the top down and the bottom up Isa Watson, Founder & CEO, Envested + Noah Love, Head of Community and Engagement, Walmart + Colleen McCreary, Chief People Officer, Credit Karma + Dawn Sharifan, Head of People Operations, Slack
Transition // 4:15-4:30pm  
TEAM HUDDLES // 4:30-5:30pm
Transition // 5:30-5:45pm  
FINAL MINGLE + NOSH // 6:15-7pm