Day 2: General Sessions
September 22, 2022 - |
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Day 2: General Sessions - 09/22/2022
|8:00 am - 8:30 am|
Breakfast, Bagels, & 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
|9:00 am - 9:35 am|
Defined Quiet: A Counter reactive (and Maybe Counterintuitive) Approach to Digital Employee Communications
Lauren Patton, Internal Corporate Communications Manager | Appspace
While remote and hybrid work models are popular with employees, they pose new and real challenges for internal communicators. Employees are everywhere, making it hard to reach them in real-time. The digital workplace is also noisy. Between multiple tools, endless notifications, and tons of competing (and often disconnected) information, critical messages can get drowned out. How can we keep all employees, no matter where they are, engaged and informed while also preventing sensory overload?
It’s time for us to reassess the tools we use (and the ways we use them) to connect employees to work, resources, leadership, and each other. During this session, we’ll:
|9:35 am - 10:05 am|
Be the Catalyst for Change in Your Organization
Agatha Newman, Director, Strategic Planning + Communications, Medical & Development | Astellas Pharma
Change can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. As communicators, we play a unique – and essential – role in moving the needle forward within organizations to meet strategic goals. By flexing our critical thinking muscles, we can move beyond basic communication tactics and sit at the proverbial table to lead efforts in times of transformation.
During this session, we’ll discuss:
|10:05 am - 10:25 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.
|10:25 am - 11:00 am|
Interactive Group Breakout Session
Preston Lewis, Founder + CEO | Intactic
|11:00 am - 11:35 am|
The Power of Internal Podcasting In The Digital & Remote Age
Hillary Kwiatek (She/Her), Communications Specialist | Lehigh University
Details coming soon...
|11:35 am - 12:10 pm|
Rapid-Fire Panel: Kick Start Innovation In 2022 & Beyond
Cherie Swientek (she/her/hers), Program Director, Stakeholder and Change Management Department of Communications | Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Nicole M. Curtin, Director of Internal Communications | Entegris - CMC Materials
Carey Dearnley, Executive & Field / Sales Communications Leader | Local Wisdom/ The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Astrid Greve-Spencer, Global Director, Corporate Affairs & Communications | Wolters Kluwer Enablon Business
Erika Callahan, Director, Corporate Communications | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas
You've submitted your biggest 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.
More panelists TBA!
|12:10 pm - 12:30 pm|
Key Takeaways, Conference Wrap-Up
Thank you for joining us for the Innovations In Employee 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.
Nicole M. Curtin
Director of Internal Communications | Entegris - CMC Materials
Cherie Swientek (she/her/hers)
Program Director, Stakeholder and Change Management Department of Communications | Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Director, Strategic Planning + Communications, Medical & Development | Astellas Pharma