KA Connect 2019 Program

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Francisco, CA
April 30 + May 1


Tuesday, April 30
 

8 - 9 AM
Breakfast + Networking

9 - 9:30 AM
Welcome to KA Connect
Christopher Parsons, Founder and CEO, Knowledge Architecture

9:30 - 11 AM
How to Design an Exceptional Employee Experience
Jim Harter, Chief Scientist of Workplace Management and Well-Being, Gallup

11:30 - 12:30 PM
Continuously Improving the Employee Experience
Carole Wedge, CEO, Shepley Bulfinch

12:30 - 1:30 PM
Hangouts + Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 PM
Organizational Listening at HGA
Tim Carl, CEO, HGA

2:30 - 3:30 PM
The Networked President: Using Social Media to Improve Recruiting and Retention
Mitch Fortner, CEO, KSA

4 - 5 PM
Delivering on the “One Firm” Promise
Jim Lee, President, Shive-Hattery
Greg Kanz, Marketing Director, Shive-Hattery

5 - 6 PM
Building a Best-In-Class AEC HR Function
Barbara Irwin, Founder and President, HR Advisors Group
Laurie Dreyer, Director of Development, Taylor Design

6 - 7:30 PM
Cocktail Reception
 

Wednesday, May 1
 

8 - 9 AM
Breakfast and Networking

9 - 10:30 AM
Design Better Intranets through User-Centered Design
Kathryn Whitenton, Director of Digital Strategy, Nielsen Norman Group

11 - 12 PM
The Hidden Benefits of Developing a Teaching Organization
Ellen Bensky, CEO, Turner Fleischer Architects

12 - 1 PM
Hangouts + Lunch

1 - 1:45 PM
Engaging Engineers with Company Wide Collaboration at AEI
Krista Murphy, Principal, AEI

1:45 - 2:30 PM
Orchestrating Cultural Transformation through Communications and Collaboration
Karen Robichaud, Director of Creative Engagement, Payette

3 - 3:45 PM
A Sustainable Approach to Technical Content Maintenance
Shannon Kaplan, Operations, AKF

3:45 - 4:30 PM
From “What is KM?” to Trusted Advisor in Four Years
Donovan Helminiak, Knowledge Manager, KTGY

5 - 5:45 PM
Ask the Room
Collaborative Discussion

5:45 - 6 PM
Closing Thoughts
Christopher Parsons, Founder and CEO, Knowledge Architecture

6 - 8 PM
Wrap Party

 

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