8:00am–9:00am Registration, Breakfast, Cornerstone Genius Bar & Partner Expo Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00am–9:50am Keynote: A Human's Place in the Future of Work* presented by Jeff Miller Ph.D., AVP, Learning & Organizational Effectiveness at Cornerstone Grand Ballroom
9:50am–10:00am Coffee Break & Partner Expo Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:00am–10:30am Cornerstone Client Panel featuring: The Related Companies, Brooklyn Public Library and New York City Housing Authority. Moderated by Sean Winter, Customer Experience Executive at Cornerstone Grand Ballroom
10:30am–11:15am Cornerstone-led TED Talks & Discussion on “The Human Problems of the Day” Grand Ballroom

  • Procrastination presented by Tom Tonkin, Ph.D., Principal, Thought-Leadership and Advisory Services at Cornerstone
  • Resilience & Adaptability presented by John Llamas, Principal, Thought-Leadership and Advisory Services at Cornerstone
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Bias presented by Tom Boyle, Principal, Thought-Leadership and Advisory Services at Cornerstone
11:15am–11:45am A Modern Approach To Integrating Multi-Generational Workforces” Panel Discussion and New Content Sneak Preview presented by Josh Schwede, VP of Content at Cornerstone Grand Ballroom
11:45am–12:30pm Lunch & Partner Expo Grand Ballroom Foyer
12:30pm–1:15pm How Mindfulness Unlocks the Power of Potential* Session & Workshop presented by Joe Burton, Founder & CEO of Whil Grand Ballroom
1:15pm–2:15pm Group Workshop moderated by Joe Burton, Founder & CEO of Whil

Afternoon Coffee & Cookie Break + Partner Expo Grand Ballroom Foyer

2:30pm–3:00pm Cornerstone Product Roadmap Session presented Josie Goldberg, AVP, Global Field Product Management at Cornerstone

Partner Happy Hour + Joe Burton Book Signing Bill’s Bar Grand Ballroom Foyer


*Eligible for 1 SHRM or HRCI Credit

A Human’s Place in the Future of Work*
Voice-powered personal assistants. Suggestive searches. Driverless cars. These are just a few examples of how technology is already infiltrating and fundamentally changing our daily lives – and it’s just the beginning. Research suggests that automation and technological advances will impact every job and displace more than 800 million jobs by 2030. What does this mean for us? What will our “role” as humans be at work in the age of automation? This session will focus on the increasing importance of understanding and appreciating human dynamics – the inner differences in people that affect how we interact with each other, leverage technology, learn, communicate, process information and experiences, and much more. In this keynote, Jeff will share practical ways in which individuals and leaders can reach their full potential and continue to add value in the future of work.

Cornerstone Client Panel
Listen to the stories of Cornerstone clients in multiple industries as they share their experiences and best practices learned while utilizing various products.

Adam Savage Video - TED Talk on Curiosity + Cornerstone-led TED Talks on “The Human Problems of the Day.” Topics include:

  • Agility & Productivity
    Agile ways of working are not just for technology anymore. This concept and competency is transforming how organizations hire, develop and manage their workforce. Over 90% of HR managers in 2018 say they are adopting agile talent strategies. But what exactly does this mean for the organization, for managers, for HR, for teams and for individuals? Could agility have a negative side too? In this session and discussion we will explore the connection between agility and various outcomes and both the benefits and risks this emerging concept can have throughout your organization.
  • Resilience/Adaptability
    As we all know, the 4th Industrial Revolution is seemingly changing everything required to succeed in the New Economy. So what do companies need and what capabilities and skills do their workers need to succeed? Should we be “Gumby” or “Optimus Prime”?! Gumby’s resilient – a bendy little guy – or Optimus – adapts to almost any situation. Maybe it’s not an “or”, but, rather, an “and” situation. Well explore some the of the challenges and work towards how individual workers can prepare themselves to be GOptimus Prime.
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    Diversity and inclusion have become a hot button for most organizations. This is in part driven by not only the risks but also the huge benefits, having a diverse workforce and inclusive culture can have. According to McKinsey research; companies that are more gender diverse are 21% more likely to outperform others, and those who are ethnically diverse are 33% more likely to outperform others. Even with these benefits organizations still, struggle to understand and implement effective solutions. In this session, we will challenge the status quo, and discuss how we build a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

How Mindfulness Unlocks the Power of Potential*
Stress resilience and emotional well being is the #1 concern for 93% of employers. Join Joe Burton, Founder & CEO of Whil for this fast-paced, experiential and incredibly funny peek into mindfulness as the foundation for resilience and well being. See first-hand why 50% of the Fortune 500 are now using mindfulness training to improve focus, learning and collaboration in high performance cultures. You’ve never had this much fun learning how to reduce stress!

Cornerstone Product Roadmap
A high-level overview of Cornerstone’s latest product enhancements.



For any questions, please contact Nicole Bruno at [email protected].

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