Day 2: General Sessions
February 01, 2024 - |
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Day 2: General Sessions - 02/01/2024
|8:00 am - 8:30 am|
Badges Breakfast, Beverages + Visit Your Sponsors
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and continental breakfast as you network with fellow attendees on this final day.
|8:30 am - 9:00 am|
Day 2 Kick Off & Chairperson Address
Preston Lewis, Founder + CEO | Intactic
With a day, or two if you joined us in the workshops, under your belt you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed. Together we will recap yesterday's top takeaways and set the stage for this final day of learning.
|9:00 am - 9:35 am|
Employee Hierarchy Of Communication Needs
Patrick Holmes, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing | UC Berkeley
Internal-communications-focused adaptation of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and use it to illustrate the importance of having an audience-first approach to internal communications. Using this model as a framework, you will be walked through a series of case studies with tips you can apply to your work.
You’ll learn how to improve your editorial planning process, use FEMA’s planning cycles to improve your emergency and crisis communications strategy and use your role in communications to drive organizational change that improves communications outcomes.
|9:35 am - 10:10 am|
Internal Communications & HR: The Listening Partners
Elizabeth Schilling, Corporate Communications Manager | Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
As Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., a not-for-profit electric utility, took on the challenge of transforming into a more flexible, continuous-improvement organization, HR and Internal Communications knew the voice of employees would be a crucial piece of the transformation’s success. By leveraging employee surveys, working groups, and an ongoing listening strategy, the organization heard directly from employees about what was working well, and where they needed to address challenges.
During this session, attendees will:
|10:10 am - 10:30 am|
Morning Refreshments, Networking Break + Visit Your Sponsors
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and other refreshments as you network with your peers. Be sure to stop by and visit your sponsors and be sure to fill out your evaluation forms.
|10:30 am - 11:00 am|
Interactive Group Breakout Session: Spotlight IC Coaching
Victoria Dew, SCMP, CEO | Dewpoint Communications
|11:00 am - 11:35 am|
Moderating Internal Communication Content to Enhance Reception | Tik Tok Killed the YouTube Star—Why Bite Sized Content Wins
David Orzolek, VP of Employee Relations | Driveline Retail Merchandising
|11:35 am - 12:10 pm|
Architecting the Acquisition Experience: A Comprehensive Communications Playbook for Acquisitions
Alyssa Summers, Director, Global Internal Communications | Vertafore
|12:10 pm - 12:45 pm|
Rapid-Fire Panel: Get Your Biggest Communications Questions Answered
Jessica Bauer, Head of Internal Communications | Brex
Marissa Lundstrom, Senior Communications Manager, Design to Delivery | Danone
Michelle Wagner, Associate Director, Employee Communications | MidPen Housing
Laney Erokan, Head of Internal Communications | Palmetto
Amanda Atkins, Founder & CEO | Atkins Leadership HQ
You've submitted your biggest internal communication challenges, you've continued to submit questions over the past 24 hours, and this is your opportunity to get answers to those questions. With an expert speaker panel with a variety of experience levels—you're bound to takeaway practical ideas that will immediately enhance your internal communications strategies.
Moderator: Amanda Atkins, Founder & CEO Atkins Leadership HQ
More panelists TBA!
|12:45 pm - 1:00 pm|
Key Takeaways, Conference Wrap-Up
Thank you for joining us for the 10th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference. Be sure to share your thoughts and photos using #ALIcomms. You will receive a link to OneDrive next week with copies of all presentations.
Senior Communications Manager, Design to Delivery | Danone
Head of Internal Communications | Brex
Director, Global Internal Communications | Vertafore
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