Tuesday, September 18th - Thursday, September 20th

Agenda subject to change.
Time Name Track Speakers Location Name
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception Networking Receptions   Swan Foyer
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast Breaks   Swan Ballroom 1-6A
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Reimagine Compensation: Transparency, Data, and Communication Keynote Mike Metzger
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Customer Fireside Chat Keynote Christina Litter
Chris Mason
Mike Metzger
Andrea Morales
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Snack Break Breaks   Osprey
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM What do my employees want from me?! Transparency/Communication Anita Chamblee
Mockingbird
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Your Pay Brand: What It Is, Why It Matters & How to Manage It HR Leader Rita Patterson
Lydia Frank
Macaw
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM How Much Are Hot Skills Really Worth? Recruiting Heather Taylor
Lark
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Insight For Beginners Product: Insight/Insight Lab Cami Defoor
Grace Xia
Parrot
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Walking the Walk - Our Compensation Transparency Journey Transparency/Communication Sadie Barker
Christina Long
Peacock
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Humanizing Compensation as a Strategy for Mergers and Acquisitions Advanced Comp Brooke Birdsong
Toucan
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM 5 Steps to a Smart Compensation Plan New to Comp/PayScale Mary Lasky
Andrew Meadows
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch Breaks   Swan Ballroom 1-6A
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Product Keynote: PayScale Product Roadmap Keynote Dave Smith
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Break Breaks   Osprey
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM The Modern Compensation Data Landscape Advanced Comp Heather Taylor
Lark
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Fighting the Impostor Syndrome Professional Development Ashley Adair
Pelican
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Compensation Glass Slipper - Creating A Compensation Plan That Fits Your Company Advanced Comp Annabelle Gamez
Vanessa Schneider
Toucan
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Building a Compensation Strategy from the Ground Up Product: Insight/Insight Lab Kathryn Walenty
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Big Little Ideas: Aligning Compensation Tactics with Strategy New to Comp/PayScale Michele Kvintus
Nadim Ziady
Lisa Barwick
Mockingbird
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Legal Trends with Pay Equity and Transparency: Where we are headed and how your company’s response can save you significant money and foster profound employee trust and engagement. HR Leader Crystal Rose
Ashley Wilson
Parrot
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM How Pay Equity Analysis is Done: Practical Advice Advanced Comp Katie Bardaro
Macaw
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Snack Break Breaks   Osprey
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Employee Engagement in Canada and the Connection to Comp New to Comp/PayScale Sami Sallovitz
Peacock
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Give your Performance Management and Compensation Plans a Reboot! HR Leader Jessica Callahan
Macaw
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM PayScale's Crowdsourced Data Product: Insight/Insight Lab Katie Bardaro
Mockingbird
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM It's COMPlicated: Getting Employee Buy In and Keeping It HR Leader Grace Xia
Kathy Steele
Lark
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Best and Next Practices In Job Description Design and Management Recruiting Don Berman
Parrot
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM When it’s Right to see Market Pay as Wrong; Patagonia’s Journey to Pay a Living Wage HR Leader Chris Mason
Pelican
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Break Breaks   Osprey
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Live Taping: Dear HBR Podcast! Keynote Susan Hollingshead
Alison Beard
Dan McGinn
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
5:15 PM - 8:30 PM Customer Appreciation Party Networking Receptions   Swan Ballroom 1-6A
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast Breaks   Swan Ballroom 1-6A
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Radical Candor: The Secret To Being A Great Boss Keynote Kim Scott
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break Breaks   Osprey
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Back to Human: How Great Leaders Encourage Connection in the Age of Isolation Keynote Ilona Jurkiewicz
Vivek Raval
Bradford Wilkins
Dan Schawbel
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Snack Break Breaks   Osprey
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Sales Compensation Design: Maximizing Your Impact in the Process Advanced Comp Steve Grossman
Lark
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Flexible Compensation: Empowering Employees, Driving Engagement Advanced Comp Jamie Colvin
Marc Mullis
Toucan
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Attracting Talent in a Rural Environment Recruiting Jamie Dickerson
Peacock
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Using Total Rewards to Overhaul Employee Engagement New to Comp/PayScale Wade Larson
Macaw
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Unlocking growth: Accelerating HR strategies and preparing for the future of work. Advanced Comp Rob Zimlich
Heather Ryan
Parrot
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch Breaks   Swan Ballroom 1-6A
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Understanding Compensation from the Finance Perspective HR Leader Derek Schlicker
Macaw
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Using Culture and Total Rewards to Create a Winning Employer Value Proposition New to Comp/PayScale Cassie Whitlock
Lark
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Insight Lab Product Deep Dive Product: Insight/Insight Lab Dave Osborne
Toucan
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM MarketPay Product Deep Dive Product: MarketPay Chris Highfield
Jennifer Ferris
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Leading With Culture and Passion New to Comp/PayScale Anthony Carr
Peacock
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Break Breaks   Osprey
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM What Goes Into Making the "PayScale Sausage" Product: Insight/Insight Lab Karaka Leslie
Taras Mitran
Barnaby Dorfman
Adam Phillabaum
Toucan
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM From Zero to Sixty: Embracing Change When You Realize What You're Doing Isn't Working! Product: Insight/Insight Lab Andrea Morales
Parrot
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM 50 Shades Smarter - How to Dominate Data Analytics Advanced Comp Rebecca Wood
Collette Simmers
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Compensating the Remote Workforce HR Leader Kelly Phillips
Teresa Perez
Jesse Haydon
Peacock
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Building a Culture of Psychological Safety at Work Transparency/Communication Jamie Colvin
Alison Robins
Macaw
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Coaching: The Must Have Needle Mover For Your Org Professional Development Ashley Adair
Pelican
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Snack Break Breaks   Osprey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Disney's Approach to Leadership Excellence Keynote Katie Sanchez
Swan Ballroom 5B-10B

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