Reimagining Your Hybrid Workplace Experience

February 8-11, 2022 - Ft Lauderdale, Florida

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Wednesday, February 9 Thursday, February 10 Friday, February 11
Exhibit Hall Hours 4:00 - 7:00pm 11:00am - 4:00pm 9:30am - 1:00pm

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Tuesday, February 08, 2022
1:00-1:55pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Managing the Hybrid Workforce: The Factors that Really Matter
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What are the six critical factors that organizations must prioritize in order to underpin a flexible and virtual culture in a post-pandemic hybrid workplace? This session will reveal the latest proprietary research findings that detail key factors that will strengthen and motivate workforces and drive sustained business success. A panel of experts will provide commentary on these six critical success factors and their value to today’s business leaders.
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  Future of Work
2:00-2:55pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Solving Future of Work Challenges for Frontline Workers
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Whether part or all of your workforce is on the front line, they are a big part of your future of work. They are a key segment of your workforce, but they have their own unique set of needs and challenges when it comes to producivity and efficiency. This session focuses on the tools and technologies that will help your frontline teams work as effectively as the rest of your organization, wherever their physical workplace may be.
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  Future of Work
3:00-3:55pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Ensuring Cybersecurity and Privacy with a Hybrid Workforce
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"The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way businesses run forever. With many businesses now opting for a hybrid way of working for the foreseeable future, this calls for a fundamental shift in security priorities. And for good reason – data shows that more than half of IT leaders believe employees have picked up bad cybersecurity behaviors since working remotely, and the majority of IT professionals predict a spike in ransomware attacks and targeted phishing scams. What does this mean from a cybersecurity perspective? The session will discuss risks associated with hybrid working and a remote workforce and how intelligent technology like AI and machine learning can help secure human behaviors on channels like email in a hybrid workforce. As businesses adapt to this shift in employee working patterns, attendees will hear about how to empower employees to adopt safe cybersecurity behaviors and make smart cybersecurity decisions; which threats pose the biggest risk to businesses, and how employees could be targeted; the role CISOs and other IT leaders will play in the new hybrid workforce, and more.
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  Future of Work
4:00-4:55pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Driving Collaboration and Productivity in Hybrid Workforces with AI
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Enterprises have enough challenges supporting workers in both home and office-based setting, but keeping them productive and engaged in both settings is another challenge altogether. Not only do workers need the right tools to collaborate wherever they are, but they also need to feel connected to each other as businesses move to different distributed models. In this session, you’ll learn how new technologies and tools are helping businesses address these challenges and ensure their workers are empowered to collaborate and communicate with colleagues and customers, regardless of their physical workplace.
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  Future of Work
5:00-5:55pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Augmented and Virtual Reality: Redefining the Future of Work
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Founder & CEO HYP Labs
Where do immersive technologies like augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR) fit into the future of work? How will they help companies make products and experiences more immersive and engaging? How will they impact efficiency and effectiveness of training? How can businesses deliver better customer care and experiences? VR and AR are ready to become core business technologies – this session will explore the opportunities.
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  Future of Work
6:00pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
  Future of Work
7:00pm
Tuesday - 2/08/22
Special Networking Event (Floridian Ballroom Lobby)
Welcome Reception - For Paid Conference Pass Holders, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, Press
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  Special Networking Event
Wednesday, February 09, 2022
8:30am
Wednesday - 2/09/22
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Continental Breakfast - For Paid Conference Pass Holders, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, Press
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9:00-9:25am
Wednesday - 2/09/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Future of Work Keynote Presentation TBA
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Managing Director EY
  Future of Work
9:30-9:55am
Wednesday - 2/09/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Keynote Presentation - The Promise and Perils of AI in Employment Decision-Making
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Commissioner U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
What implications do AI and machine learning hold for the equal employment opportunity? Employers are using AI to make employment decisions at every stage of the job life cycle, from hiring to promotion to firing. AI-driven technologies have the potential to make the workplace more open, fair, and inclusive by eliminating unlawful discrimination from employment decisions. However, AI can also amplify workplace bias if it is poorly designed or carelessly deployed. Drawing on real-world examples, this presentation will provide an overview of the promise and perils of using AI to make employment decisions. It will provide an overview of the legal framework governing AI in the United States and will address the ways that U.S. civil rights laws protect employees from discrimination by algorithm. Finally, it will suggest ways that employers can reap the benefits of AI while respecting the rights of workers.
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  Future of Work
10:00-10:55am
Wednesday - 2/09/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
AI Everywhere and No Talent to Use It: Building an Equitable Workplace
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CEO The ExecuThrive Firm General Manager, Data Programs Springboard
As AI rapidly improves in reliability and its range of applications increases, it is becoming increasingly important for companies in all industries to examine how AI and machine learning should be leveraged in their business. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of qualified talent to fill the millions of jobs that AI will create and transform. The World Economic Forum estimates that 97 million new jobs will be created through AI by 2025. To meet the challenge, companies will have to reimagine what it means to be an effective talent finder – and builder. This panel will explore the changing AI and machine learning landscape, how to identify top talent that may be missing traditional qualification markers, how to support existing IT talent to upskill them, and how to tap into vocational training networks and other AI/ML training grounds to find the talent of the future.
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  Future of Work
11:00-11:55am
Wednesday - 2/09/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Rethinking the Organization: Success Strategies for Hybrid Work
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Nobody knows how the Future of Work will ultimately unfold, but clearly, we’re not going back to the pre-pandemic way of working. Organizations have an unprecedented opportunity to re-think every aspect of the business, including how work gets done, where, when – and all the implications for physical and remote workplaces. The hybrid model has inherent challenges, but also opportunities across all layers of organizations, from frontline and knowledge workers to IT teams, and from executive management to HR. This session will speak to those challenges and opportunities, along with the tactical responses and broader strategies needed for success.
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  Future of Work
12:00pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
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Conference Luncheon - For Paid Conference Pass Holders, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, Press
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1:00-1:55pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Managing the Great Resignation
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CEO SuiteCentric CTO Instawork
We are more than a year-and-a-half removed from the initial COVID-19 outbreak, and one of the lasting changes is with our relationship with “work.” This new perspective on work/life balance is best demonstrated by the “Great Resignation” – millions of Americans are quitting their jobs due to many factors, from burnout and mental health concerns to the desire for greater flexibility in work arrangements. At the same time, businesses have more job openings than ever. This session will discuss how business leaders can effectively manage these and other workplace challenges, including strategies and tools for hiring, workforce management, and productivity.
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  Future of Work
2:00-2:25pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
  Future of Work
2:30-2:55pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
  Future of Work
3:00pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
3:30pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
4:00-7:00pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
(Hall A)
Future of Work #TECHSUPERSHOW Expo Hall Grand Opening
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5:00pm
Wednesday - 2/09/22
(Hall A)
Grand Opening Networking Reception in Expo Hall
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Thursday, February 10, 2022
8:15am
Thursday - 2/10/22
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Continental Breakfast - For Paid Conference Pass Holders, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, Press
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8:30am
Thursday - 2/10/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
9:00am
Thursday - 2/10/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
9:30am
Thursday - 2/10/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
10:00am
Thursday - 2/10/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
10:30am
Thursday - 2/10/22
KEYNOTE (Floridian Ballroom)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Keynote Presentation - Open to all Badge Holders
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  KEYNOTE
11:00am-4:00pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
(Hall A)
Future of Work #TECHSUPERSHOW Expo Hall Open
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12:00pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
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Lunch Vouchers Provided to Paid Conference Pass Holders, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, Press
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1:00-1:25pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
  Future of Work
1:30-2:25pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
How Artificial Intelligence Can Make the Customer Experience More Human
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Businesses have a massive set of tools and data at their disposal, but instead of making it easier to connect with customers and build their brands, they find themselves drifting further apart. Their digital tools haven’t closed the gap – they’ve widened it with more layers between brand and customer – so messages and ideas get diluted in the constant white noise. The problem is most businesses are trying to solve digital problems using traditional methods – a Sisyphean task with the massive amount data streams. That’s where artificial intelligence comes in. This session will discuss how brands can create more relevant and contextual interactions, how they can truly prioritize customer service and retention, and deliver the experiences customer expect – all while balancing the ongoing need to generate revenue.
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  Future of Work
2:30-3:25pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
  Future of Work
3:30-3:55pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
Future of Work (Room 315)
Key Takeaways: Analyst Roundable Defining the Future of Work
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Principal J Arnold & Associates President and Principal PKE Consulting LLC & UC Strategies.com
  Future of Work
4:15pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
Special Networking Event (Floridian Ballroom)
IDEA Showcase - Startup Pitch & Networking Event
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Always one of the most popular and best-attended events at the Future of Work Expo #TECHSUPERSHOW. Come hear from a group of hot startups and ICOs working hard to shake up and disrupt their industries. At IDEA Showcase, entrepreneurs focused on transforming markets - or creating entire new categories - give their best 5-minute pitches to a discerning panel of judges. Companies present their unique value proposition - then the audience and judging panel each determine who is the most disruptive. IDEA Showcase @ Future of Work Expo is an evening full of next-generation innovation, powerful networking and high energy!
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  Special Networking Event
8:00pm
Thursday - 2/10/22
Special Networking Event ()
Future of Work #TECHSUPERSHOW Networking Live Party
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  Special Networking Event
Friday, February 11, 2022
9:00am
Friday - 2/11/22
Special Networking Event (Hall A)
Brunch Served in Future of Work #TECHSUPERSHOW Expo Hall
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  Special Networking Event
9:30am-1:00pm
Friday - 2/11/22
(Hall A)
Future of Work #TECHSUPERSHOW Expo Hall Open
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12:45pm
Friday - 2/11/22
(Hall A)
#TECHSUPERSHOW Giveaways - Must be Present to Win!
  

 

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