Agenda

June 8
Day 1: Leadership


What does it take to lead in a world driven by technology, striving for social responsibility and committed to diversity, equity and inclusion? And how do leaders lead, keeping us on mission, when the world itself is in crisis? 

June 9
Day 2: Workforce


The multi-year shift to a digitally transformed workforce happened overnight, but shifting to remote work is only the beginning. How do organizations transition from surviving to thriving? What tools, infrastructure, and skills are essential to foster an agile, effective workforce? 

June 10
Day 3: Technology


Technology is driving the work of the future. How can we measure the true value of productivity both gained and lost? How are organizations  embracing new tools and transforming their business? And how might this technology reshape the workplace – or the world itself? 

*Sessions below are listed in Eastern Time. Agenda times are subject to change as details are confirmed. 

Socially Responsible Business (12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.)

The NASDAQ is up 40 percent while over 22 million jobs have been lost and more than 450,000 people have died in the United States. Can we find a better balance between purpose and profit?

12:00 p.m.

We are experiencing unprecedented change. Now is the time to examine how to empower a workforce that can adapt to the coming changes in the way we work, the technology we need, and the leadership that will get us there. 

12:10 p.m.

What does good leadership look like in the face of opportunity, crisis, and change? From social responsibility to emerging technologies, how is leadership changing along with the tools, expectations, and needs of the workforce? 

12:40 p.m.

Change comes from the top, but how do we empower and inspire change toward a more socially responsible organization? What tools and resources are available to companies who want to make the move to becoming a sustainable and responsible business? 

Inside Track (1:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.)
1:20 p.m.

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Creating a Culture of Equity (1:50 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)

Has technology created greater worker equity or more challenges? We examine what organizations can do to help meet the need without creating new disparities. 

2:20 p.m.

Work is changing as are the needs and expectations of a modern workforce. How will these forces impact the efforts to create a culture of equity as part of our ordinary business practices, especially in the wake of a pandemic that has created a new set of challenges? 

2:45 p.m.

Unless measures are taken, the future workforce will experience even greater economic and racial disparities. How do initiatives like the OneTen Plan help to make meaningful, measurable, and lasting systemic impact on the future workforce? 

Inside Track (3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.)
3:15 p.m.

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What We Learned (3:45 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.)

Meet the organizations that survived and even thrived during the COVID pandemic. How did they do it? And will their model work 'the next time'? 

3:45 p.m.

Airline transportation was all but grounded by the COVID pandemic. As the industry prepares to fly high once again, learn how Delta’s pandemic prompted strategies and innovations has them coming back faster than ever, ready to confidently face the next major crisis.

4:15 p.m.

In a matter of weeks, the pandemic changed how we did business, and the healthcare industry responded. How did the healthcare network survive, from the shutdowns to the worst moments? And how have businesses permanently transformed?

Last Call with the Editors (5:10 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.)

Before we send everyone home for the night, join our last call with all of our editors to get their analysis on the day’s topics, themes, and guests.

The Race to Upskill (12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

The rapid rate of technological change can make it difficult for companies and workers to adapt. How can organizations understand the new talents they need and help their current workers keep up? 

12:00 p.m.

Jobs are changing. What does this really mean on a practical level for employers? Which jobs are changing? What is the new timeline for change in a post-pandemic world? And what do employers need to know to prepare their workforce and to close that skills gap?  

12:25 p.m.

A variety of educational models are now available to help address the skills gap caused by new technologies. From college degrees to micro-credentials, what do business leaders and workers need to know when choosing the right training to stay competitive? 

12:40 p.m.

Technology is outpacing today’s workforce. But many organizations have already made significant investments in their workforces, which are quickly falling behind as the skills gap expands. So, what does it take to upskill an existing workforce, and what are the benefits and challenges of doing so? 

12:55 p.m.

Millions of new workers will be entering the workforce over the next few years. How do we ensure that these younger workers are entering the pipeline with the right skills for a highly diverse tech workforce? And how do we build tech literacy in our future workers? 

1:05 p.m.
Inside Track (1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
1:30 p.m.

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The Changed Office (2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)

Has the office changed forever? How can businesses best adapt their built space to maximize the value of their onsite workplace, even as we shift toward remote and/or hybrid work? 

2:00 p.m.

As our work changes, how should we rethink the way that we use our built spaces to take advantage of the new technologies that help us do our work? 

2:25 p.m.

Built spaces are evolving to fit the changing workforce. So, where does that leave the digital infrastructure that must support these new spaces as well as in-person, hybrid, and remote workers? 

2:50 p.m.

New technologies and tools can radically change what we can achieve together. We take an inside look at new and emerging technologies that could enhance the way we work and the work we do. 

Inside Track (3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.)
3:15 p.m.

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New Ways of Working (3:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.)

In the evolving global workforce, where can we find new efficiencies as well as new technologies that effectively enhance the way we work and improve the work that we do? 

3:45 p.m.

How can leaders capitalize on momentum gained in 2020 and continue to evolve workforce strategies? Join Deloitte and industry leaders, as they explore workforce ecosystems – a strategic approach to rethinking standard enterprise talent models. Hear about new methods to accessing and managing workers, and step through new research findings on the implications for workforce management.

4:10 p.m.

The pandemic gave a rare opportunity to discard, inefficient systems and workflows and build new ones. But where to start? How can principles of good UX design help to better organize teams or reinvent workflows? What can we learn about productivity and collaboration that companies could adopt, whether in-person or remote?

Last Call with the Editors (4:55 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Before we send everyone home for the night, join our last call with all of our editors to get their analysis on the day’s topics, themes, and guests.

The Future of Productivity (12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

How do we identify and use new technologies to help us work better and smarter? What technologies and processes will actually help us to achieve this goal? 

12:00 p.m.

The digital economy is creating new opportunities for non-traditional workers. How do these gig workers plug into existing organizations and workforces? What opportunities, obstacles, and dangers lie ahead for gig workers and businesses that employ them? 

12:30 p.m.

The productivity of humans and machines, when paired together, is greater than what either could achieve alone. We explore new developments in robotics and learn how human-robotic work teams will become essential elements of a future workforce. 

1:00 p.m.

The healthcare industry lags behind in adopting some new technologies that can increase productivity and enhance patient care. How do we balance productivity and cost? And what can we learn from the healthcare industry’s practices to apply in other areas? 

Inside Track (1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
1:30 p.m.

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AI & The Automation Impact (2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.)

To realize the positive impact of AI and automation, we need to think about how to use it to grow businesses and create jobs. What sectors are succeeding in this area and what are their secrets? 

2:25 p.m.

AI is creating new opportunities in manufacturing through intelligent automation, services, tracking, and training. What do these AI advances entail? How else might AI continue to change manufacturing? 

2:50 p.m.

AI is transforming the future of brick-and-mortar retail as organizations bring new technology into their physical and digital spaces. From small shops to superstores, how is AI impacting and automating the shopping experience and the retail workforce?  

Inside Track (3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.)
3:20 p.m.

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The Shape of 2030 (3:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Leading the future will take a combination of tech-savvy and good business leadership. What does the path forward look like to today's leaders? 

3:50 p.m.

With the economy in recovery, we examine how technology and good decisions can lead to generating future prosperity with reduced resources. 

4:50 p.m.
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