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Second Annual

Two days of Ideas, Insights and Conversation

WHEN
 
OCTOBER 25 & 26, 2018
WHERE

WELLESLEY COLLEGE CLUB

727 WASHINGTON ST., WELLESLEY, MA

KEYNOTE: Innovation and the Future of Work

The 21st Century Business Challenge

Nigel Travis , Executive Chairman of the Board, Dunkin' Brands

Thursday, Oct. 25 / 5:30 pm

Everything is evolving at a rapid-fire pace.  Is your business prepared to adapt on an ongoing basis?  Can you create the culture of challenge and pushback necessary to drive innovative thinking and adaptable business practices in the 21st century?

PANEL DISCUSSIONS and PRESENTATIONS

PANEL 1

Friday, Oct. 26 / 8:30 am

Are YOU 21st Century Ready?

Stepping beyond your comfort zone

In an ideal world, everything would come naturally to us, especially at work and in business.  Now, more than ever, this isn’t the case.  

 

Advances in 21st century technology and innovation require that we become lifelong learners…..perhaps, most importantly, about ourselves.  Explore the challenges of reaching beyond what’s comfortable to take the plunge into the 21st century economy.

PANEL 2

Friday, Oct. 26 / 9:45 am

Today's Transforming 

Workforce 

The fast-changing demographic landscape of the 21st century demands that innovative companies embrace diverse thinking in all areas of operation.

 

The workplace of the future requires new skills, differentiated training, and a new understanding of how work shapes identity and belonging.  Successful businesses must attract and retain the best workforce and foster an engaged workplace to maintain a competitive edge.

PANEL 3

Friday, Oct. 26 / 10:45 am

Innovation as the Strategy of the Future

Innovation is fundamentally transforming business in every sector, in every market, every day. 

 

Building an innovative company today means understanding and deciding how to use technology in nearly every aspect of business.  From value creation to employee satisfaction, innovators must understand what today’s new technology advances mean for connecting a global team, scaling a business, finding investors, and overall planning for the future.     

PRESENTATION & DEMO

Friday, Oct. 26 / 9:15 am

Lifelong Learning in the 21st Century

Where we are and where we are going

PRESENTATION

Friday, Oct. 26 / 10:30 am

Evolving Workplaces and Workspaces

for the 21st Century

Meet our esteemed authors and business innovation thought leaders

AGENDA

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

4:45 pm CHECK-IN AND WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION

5:30 pm / KEYNOTE: Innovation and the Future of Work

NIGEL TRAVIS, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, DUNKIN' BRANDS

6:00 pm / BOOK SIGNING

The Challenge Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback

                    by NIGEL TRAVIS

6:00 pm / INNOVATORS' SHOWCASE 

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

7:30 am CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION BEGINS

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

8:00 am / INTRODUCTION: The 21st Century Global Workforce

WILLIAM KERR, PROFESSOR, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

                         CO-DIRECTORManaging the Future of Work initiative

Author: The Gift of Global Talent

8:30am / Are YOU 21st Century Ready? Stepping Beyond Your Comfort Zone

JEFF GUSHARD, CEO and CO-FOUNDER, MANUAL OUTFITTERS

ANDY MOLINSKY, PROFESSOR, BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY

Author: Reach

LEANNE ROSS, FOUNDER & CEOIVY LADDER

9:15 am / PRESENTATION & DEMO: Lifelong Learning in the 21st Century

BHARAT ANAND, VICE-PROVOST, ADVANCES IN LEARNING, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

                               SENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Author: The Content Trap

9:45 am / TODAY'S TRANSFORMING WORKFORCE

DEVIN COOK, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, M.I.T. INCLUSIVE INNOVATION CHALLENGE

RYAN CRAIG, CO-FOUNDER/MANAGING DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY VENTURES

Author: A New U: Faster & Cheaper Alternatives to College

CAROL FULP, PRESIDENT and CEOTHE PARTNERSHIP, INC.

Author: Success Through Diversity

ELLEN RUPPEL SHELL, CO-DIRECTOR, GRADUATE PROGRAM SCIENCE JOURNALISM, 

                                BOSTON UNIVERSITY

                              CORRESPONDENT, THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY

Author: The Job: Work and its Future in a Time of Radical Change

Moderated by CANDICE PERODEAU, AMERICAN STUDENT ASSISTANCE

10:30 am / PRESENTATION: EVOLVING WORKPLACES AND WORKSPACES

JULIA GEORGULES, SVP, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, JONES LANG LASALLE

                         

11:00 am / INNOVATION AS THE STRATEGY OF THE FUTURE

WILL HERMAN, INNOVATOR & ANGEL INVESTOR, STARTUP MENTOR

Author: The Startup Playbook

SARAH KESSLER, DEPUTY EDITOR, QUARTZ

Author: Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

GEOFF TUFF, PRINCIPAL & SENIOR LEADERDELOITTE

Author: Detonate

CHRISTINA VAN HOUTEN, CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, MIMECAST

Moderated by DOUG WOLF, WOLF GREENFIELD

                             

11:45 am / CLOSING THOUGHTS AND NETWORKING

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