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June 6-7, 2023 | Chicago, USA | In-Person

L&D LEADERS USA

L&D Leaders USA is the leading meeting place for senior executives from across the entire Learning and Development landscape with flagship conferences in Europe, APAC, USA and Canada.

Since inception, we have cut through the hype and challenged the pioneers to educate, up-skill and drive long-term thinking on the strategic strategies, technologies and importance of the workplace of tomorrow.

Created for senior executives within:

✓ Learning & Development
✓ CLO's
✓ Leadership Development

 

✓ Training
✓ Learning Analytics
✓ Sales Enablement Training

L&D LEADERS & FOW SERIES

FEATURED SPEAKERS

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Molly Nagler

Chief Learning Officer, PepsiCo

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Ash Thomas

Head of Leadership Development, British Heart Foundation

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Ani Acker

Global Director of Learning & Leadership Development, Celonis

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Alexandra Hyland

Head of Functional Academies- Director of Learning & Diversity, Kraft Heinz Canada

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Loreli Buenaventura

Head of Learning, Talent and D&I, HSBC Canada

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Pierre De Villiers

General Manager People & Learning Centre of Expertise, Allianz Australia Insurance LTD

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Morven McLean

Head of Global Leadership Development, Arla Foods

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Dan Collier

Head of Learning & Development, Suffolk Construction

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Anthony Tran

Head of Learning & Organisational Development, Grant Thornton

L&D LEADERS EVENT SERIES

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DAY ONE AGENDA

09:00am

Chairs Opening Remarks

09:00am

09:15am

Panel: Elevating the role of CLOs as business strategic partners

Organizations today are placing a disproportionate focus on capability development, at an individual, departmental, and pan-organisation level. Business and HR leaders are looking at L&D as the differentiator to drive competitive advantage, with the CLO expected to take centre stage on the organisational achievement journey and spearhead a game-changing learning vision. From this panel, learn how you could present, monitor and measure the business case for a learning revolution.

09:15am

09:55am

Presentation: Using L&D opportunities to build your employer brand

  • How to deliver learner engagement through self-directed learning
  • Support learners to control their own development at their own pace
  • Help L&D to create and support a self-directed learning culture
  • Use social and collaborative learning approaches to grow overall employee learning engagement
09:55am

10:25am

Presentation: Are you doing enough to build and strengthen your company culture with L&D?

  • How to curate great learning content to create communities of learners
  • Ensure the support DE&I goals through L&D
  • Understanding how to adjust to our new remote world
10:25am

10:55am

Morning Break and Networking

10:55am

11:25am

Discussion Groups 1A & 1B

Discussion Group 1A

How to prove your impact as a strategic business partner

Discussion Group 1B

How to celebrate diversity through multicultural training 

11:25am

12:10pm

Discussion Groups 2A & 2B

Discussion Group 2A

Upscaling manager training to drive growth

Discussion Group 2B

Presentation: Finding tools for today’s problems in L&D

12:10pm

12:50pm

Lunch & Networking

12:50pm

1:50pm

Panel: Delivering closer connections through hybrid and remote working

  • Understanding the learning challenge of flexible hybrid work 
  • The importance of mentoring
  • How to build closer relationships between different departments and scopes.
  • Cultivate communication through solving shared challenges
  • How to best measure hybrid and remote working
1:50pm

2:30pm

Presentation: Connecting skills, capabilities, and career paths to maximize talent retention 

  • Develop innovative mechanisms to attract and retain talent
  • Rethink organisational paradigms to propose a greater sense of purpose
  • Create multi-dimensional career paths for high potential employees
  • Engage high potential employees in individual career planning and skills development
2:30pm

3:00pm

Presentation: Leadership Development in the face of uncertainty

  • How leadership training addresses emerging challenges and how to build resilience in the new normal
  • How best to retrain employees to bridge gaps and bolster confidence
  • How to create a culture of learning through sustainable leadership development training
  • The tools you need to effectively train the next generation of leaders for your organization
3:00pm

3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30pm

4:00pm

Presentation: Building a culture of compliance in fast-moving organizations

  • The role of technology and automation in ensuring that your compliance training requirements are met
  • How to scale compliance training programs and regularly track employee performance
4:00pm

4:30pm

Panel: From 2023 to future-ready

Many lessons have emerged or been underscored during the past couple years, but one of the biggest is that change is the only constant – and rather than fear it, we must embrace it in order to thrive. But how can organizations prepare for an uncertain future and ensure their people are positioned for success, health and happiness in 2023 and beyond?

4:30pm

5:10pm

End of Day One

5:10pm

DAY TWO AGENDA

09:15am

Chairs Opening Remarks

09:15am

09:30am

Presentation: Measuring training effectiveness in a digital world

  • Discuss learning measurement strategies being utilized in the programs
  • Identify quick start opportunities to measure effectiveness
  • Discuss how measurement can be used to drive culture and business performance
09:30am

10:00am

CLO Panel: Upskilling & reskilling - what’s the ROI?

Metrics and data are paramount in helping organizations gain a deeper understanding of the impact of their L&D programs. As businesses are placing increased emphasis on upskilling and reskilling their workforce for the future of work, what should they be measuring to ensure their initiatives are having the desired impact on skill gaps?

10:00am

10:40am

Presentation: How to skilfully incorporate gamification into your Learning & Development programs

  • Different types of learners and what motivates them
  • How to choose game mechanics that are the best fit for learners
  • Design considerations when incorporating game mechanics into course
  • The best tools that can be used for specific game mechanics
  • Ideas and best practices to make your course as engaging as possible
  • How to engage learners with the motivational aspects of a leaderboard or trophy case
10:40am

11:10am

Morning Break and Networking

11:10am

11:40am

Panel: How are emerging L&D technologies reinterpreting traditional methods of learning?

  • Advantages of utilising technology to connect instructors and learners remotely and flexibly across time zones
  • How is technology such as webinars and shared screens currently impacting corporate learning and development? How might they influence remote and peer-group learning in the future? 
  • Can, or will, technology training ever fully replace human presence?
11:40am

12:20pm

Presentation: Building scalable employee onboarding in 2023

  • Understanding the key benefits of an effective onboarding process
  • How to create an extraordinary onboarding plan
  • The benefits and challenges to virtual onboarding vs in person on boarding
  • How to establish clear onboarding metrics
12:20pm

12:50pm

Presentation: Bridging the gap between Coaching and Learning

  • How to align your coaching and learning goals
  • How to leverage your existing learning strategy in coaching sessions
  • How to get coaches more on board with completing learning themselves
  • Why you should include coaching in the learning design 
12:50pm

1:20pm

Lunch & Networking

1:20pm

2:20pm

Panel: Ensuring effective Learning Engagement

  • When introducing a new learning process, how do you engage with and persuade staff to participate in something which is potentially very new for them? 
  • Assessing the best corporate learning management systems on the market - is it better to buy off the shelf or develop your own bespoke system?
  • Rather than actively pushing learning onto staff, what is the best way to motivate and inspire employees and incentivise their conscious and active development?
2:20pm

3:00pm

Presentation: Why and how to link Learning with performance: The next disruption after LXP

  • How performance-based learning is the key to sustainable growth
  • What performance metrics matter and where to get them
  • How to integrate performance tech with learning tech
  • How to decide the success of your learning material
  • How to eliminate useless initiatives—even if they look fancy
3:00pm

3:30pm

Presentation: To the Metaverse and beyond: An Immersive Learning adventure For L&D leaders and professionals

  • Defining metaverse characteristics and tools
  • The different types of reality
  • Metaverse facts and myths
  • The difference between immersive learning inside and outside the metaverse
  • Use cases, benefits, and applications of immersive learning
  • The benefits of immersive learning
  • The basics of immersive technology, hardware, and the spectrum of immersion
3:30pm

4:00pm

End of Day Two

4:00pm

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