Day 1: General Sessions
November 16, 2022 - |
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Day 1: General Sessions - 11/16/2022
|8:00 am - 8:30 am|
Registration: Badges, Bagels, & Beverages
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and continental breakfast as you meet your fellow attendees.
Sign-in, pick up your materials and enjoy a continental breakfast before we start the day.
Be sure to stop by and visit your sponsors!
|8:30 am - 9:00 am|
Chairperson's Welcome & Speed Networking
Victoria Dew, SCMP, CEO | Dewpoint Communications
Welcome to ALI’s Internal Communications For Frontline, Deskless & Remote Employees Conference.
In this fast-paced forum, you'll get to know your fellow peers, their biggest digital workplace challenges, and a few fun facts.
|9:00 am - 9:35 am|
Seen, Heard, and Respected: Psychological Safety's Role in Employee Engagement and Internal Communications
Abby Menear, Change & Communication Specialist | PHILIPS
Details coming soon...
|9:35 am - 10:15 am|
Wolfpack At Work: How to Increase Employee Engagement Through Digital Storytelling
Suzanne Stanard, Internal Communications Lead | NC State University
NC State is such a large, multifaceted university that it's been my goal from day one to help break down silos and build community. The pandemic presented even more (unanticipated, but valuable) opportunities to launch new communications initiatives that connect and celebrate our faculty and staff.
In this session, we'll dig into a few different story series to uncover how they've increased employee engagement, driven web traffic and helped improve morale during an exceptionally challenging time.
|10:15 am - 10:50 am|
Morning Refreshments, Networking Break + Visit Your Sponsors
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and other refreshments as you network with your peers.
Visit your sponsors to check out some of the latest tools and innovations supporting internal communications.
|10:50 am - 11:25 am|
Give Your Communications a Check-Up: Key Indicators of a Healthy Communications Strategy
Amy Collins Law, Director Internal Communications | UPMC
Tips and tactics to ensure your communications reach all levels of the organization.
|11:25 am - 12:00 pm|
The Internal Newscast: Stories, Ideas & Inspiration From The Kroger Family of Companies
George Brown, Associate Communications & Engagement Manager | Kroger
|12:00 pm - 1:45 pm|
Lunch On Your Own, But Not Alone—Reservations Are Booked!
Reservations have been made at a number of local restaurants.
Don't miss this opportunity to have lunch with your peers at a local Nashville hot spot!
Everyone is financially responsible for their own lunch.
|1:45 pm - 2:40 pm|
Mini Workshop: Include All Of Your Employees (No Desk Required)
Muriel Clauson, Co-Founder & CEO | Anthill
Details coming soon...
|2:40 pm - 3:15 pm|
Two Scoops Of Internal Communications: How To Keep WFH Employees Plugged In
Sean Greenwood, Public Relations, Global Impact Relations Network Advisor | Ben & Jerry's
All businesses have faced what seem like insurmountable challenges during Covid. Few have done it while increasing sales, innovating more products than ever before, and activating ground-breaking racial justice campaigns. Join in on a case study that’s so cool, it’s frozen - including the strategies and stories of how Ben & Jerry’s has kept its employees (from Flavor Gurus to home-bound corporate workers) plugged in... and how two scoops of Internal Communications is the secret to their sweet success.
|3:15 pm - 3:55 pm|
Effective Strategies, Tools, & Tips To Connect With All Employees, No Matter Where They Work: Q&A, Demos & Refreshments
With the variety of tools available it's hard to navigate and choose the one that is best for your organization.
In this fast-paced session you'll have the opportunity to see demonstrations of top digital workplace and communications tools of your choice.
We'll alert you when it's time to switch—grab a sweet treat on your way.
|3:55 pm - 4:30 pm|
Mergers, Acquisitions & Change : The Role Communications Plays
Misty Moore, Communications Manager | HCA Healthcare
Details coming soon...
|4:30 pm - 5:00 pm|
Panel Discussion: Strategies That Connect Your Employees Despite Their Location
Rebecca Bruner, Director of Internal Communications | Acadia Healthcare
Joanne Williams, Director, Strategic Communications, Training, and Customer Service Director | Baylor Scott & White Health
Glen Wolyner, Sr. Account Manager-Solutions Specialist |. LiveTiles
Erin Taylor, Communication Manager | Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation
In this "no-pressure" setting, you'll be able to ask your most pressing questions and receive honest feedback from your peers.
More panelists TBA!
|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
Close Of Day 1—Join Us For A Networking Reception @ Venue Bar
Don't stop the conversation!
Join us at the lobby bar as you network with your peers and sponsors in the adjacent at the #ALIcomms reception.
Participate in raffles & sign-up for dinner with your peers.
|6:30 pm - 8:00 pm|
Dinner With A Group—Reservations Have Been Made
Want to keep the conversation going? Join a group of attendees for dinner at a local Nashville hot spot.
Sign-up with an ALI team member to join a group at tonight's dine-around. Reservations have been made.
Everyone is on their own financially.
Sr. Account Manager-Solutions Specialist |. LiveTiles
Director of Internal Communications | Acadia Healthcare
Change & Communication Specialist | PHILIPS