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NOVEMBER 10 - 11, 2020

November 10, 2020

UPDATE: In light of the latest developments and public health recommendations on the novel coronavirus, we have decided to reschedule An Innovative Approach to Building and Leading a Purpose-Led Organization to the date above. We join a long list of other institutions that are rescheduling events to protect the health and safety of attendees and to support the wider public effort to slow the spread of the virus through social distancing.

If you are already registered, your conference registration will automatically be transferred to the new date; if you have a conflict with the new date or any questions, please contact Brian Teagle at brian.teagle@conference-board.org.

 

An Innovative Approach to Building and Leading a Purpose-Led Organization

We are pleased to announce the pre-conference seminar for the 2020 Leadership Development Conference in Chicago, which will be lead by Gagen MacDonald.

Space is limited, so reserve your seat today!

Agenda

8:00am – 8:30am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 12:30pm – Seminar
12:30 pm Seminar Adjourns

Join us for a hands-on workshop on building a purpose-led organization through integrating culture, purpose, authentic storytelling and focused performance and development.

The workshop will include practice, experiences and tools through small group applications and will be followed by a panel of corporate practitioners (to be finalized) who will share their experiences in applying

  • Learning objectives & outcomes
    • Understand the levers that impact your culture and how to move them to lead a purpose-driven organization
    • Understand the practical application of applying narrative sciences and authentic storytelling to leadership practices and experiences
    • Understand how to build a leadership development strategy to create a compelling story/purpose and help activate across an organization
    • Leverage proven tools to diagnose these critical capabilities for leaders and how to activate performance using your own qualitative and quantitative proof points, supported by your story content and headlines

James Sharpe, Executive Leader, Gagen MacDonald (Chicago)

Who Should Attend

We recommend this pre-conference for executives who are attending the conference and involved in the following business areas:

  • CHROs
  • Directors and Vice Presidents of:
    • Leadership Development
    • Executive Development
    • Talent Management
    • Other L&D Functions
    • Centers of Excellence for Learning and Development
    • Corporate Universities
  • Diversity leaders
  • HR practitioners from: for-profit, not-for-profit and government agencies who are expected to build leadership capabilities and satisfy their organizations’ demands for “ready and able” leaders
November 11 - 12, 2020

UPDATE: In light of the latest developments and public health recommendations on the novel coronavirus, we have decided to reschedule the Leadership Development Conference to the dates above. We join a long list of other institutions that are rescheduling events to protect the health and safety of attendees and to support the wider public effort to slow the spread of the virus through social distancing.

If you are already registered, your conference registration will automatically be transferred to the new dates; if you have a conflict with the new dates or any questions, please contact Brian Teagle at brian.teagle@conference-board.org.

 

About the Conference

Today’s intense combination of economic, social, and political issues is challenging leadership like never before. Organizations are experiencing significant change and transformation, and pressures have led to an incredible need for human-centered, high impact leadership applications and methodologies. This year’s event will examine the latest best practices, strategies, and success stories for transforming the world of  leadership. This year’s focus will be on innovative and superior practices and mindsets necessary to advance your leadership development into the future. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a highly interactive and human centered conference experience.

Who Should Attend

  • CHROs
  • Directors and Vice Presidents of:
    • Leadership Development
    • Executive Development
    • Talent Management
    • Other L&D Functions
    • Centers of Excellence for Learning and Development
    • Corporate Universities
  • Diversity leaders
  • HR practitioners from: for-profit, not-for-profit and government agencies who are expected to build leadership capabilities and satisfy their organizations’ demands for “ready and able” leaders

 

 

Get Involved

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Janice Burns, Principal Consultant, DDI

Stephane Charbonnier, Chief Human Resources Officer, L'Oreal USA

Danielle Clark, Head of Talent Development, Adobe

Scott Docherty, P&G Creativity Leader, P&G

Lia Frid, Technology Leader, Red Hat

Bradley Haime, Head of Executive Education, Leadership Development and Performance Management, Verizon

George Hallenback, Director, Center for Creative Leadership

Clint Kofford, Head, Talent Development, Johnson & Johnson

Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Former Chief Human Resources Officer, General Electric Healthcare

Elizabeth Lentz, Ph.D., Managing Consultant, PDRI

Arden Madsen, Director of Talent Management, Adobe

Joe Pellegrini, Vice President Human Resources, Stryker

Elaine Pulakos, CEO, PDRI

Noah Rabinowitz, Chief Learning Officer and Vice President Global Leadership Development, Intel

Rebecca Ray, Executive Vice President, Knowledge Organization, Human Capital Lead, The Conference Board

Nancy Stefanick, Learning & Development, Stryker

Hitendra Wadhwa, Professor, Columbia University

Stephanie Waite, Director, Leadership & Organizational Development, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chris Winton, VP of HR, FedEx Corporation

Christopher Yates, General Manager of Global Learning and Development, Microsoft Corporation

James Sharpe, Executive Leader, Gagen MacDonald

Other scheduled dates and locations for Leadership Development Conference - Chicago:

November 19 - 20, 2020 – , ,

LOCATION

Westin Chicago River North
320 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Tel: (312) 744-1900

Please Note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

Supporting Sponsors
PDRI
Associate Sponsor
DDI - Leadership Development (Chicago) - Associate Sponsor
Pre-Conference Seminar Sponsor
Gagen MacDonald - Leadership Development 2020 (Chicago) - Pre-con sponsor
Exhibition Sponsor
AIIR Consulting - Leadership Development 2020 (Chicago) - Exhibition Sponsor
Marketing Partner
CCL2020 Chicago

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