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Hear from thought leaders including Amazon Board Member, John Seely Brown, PhD and LinkedIn's VP of Leadership, Fred Kofman, PhD on ways to take your emerging leaders and make them exceptional by helping them bring their whole authentic person to work. The Shift 2018 Conference on "Reimagining Meaning at Work" will include spirited discussions to inspire and give you actionable insights for helping all individuals find purpose and meaning in their work lives to unleash their potential as leaders.

Your registration not only secures you a seat in the Livestream, but also registers you to receive our exclusive post-conference package of recordings, materials, and exclusive sessions from our speakers.

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San Francisco event is now SOLD OUT
Select sessions will be streamed live online.  

Shift 2018 Conference Livestream Sessions  |  January 23, 2018

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An Introduction: Meaning in the Workplace   8:45am PT / 11:45am Et

Alexi Robichaux
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, BetterUp

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The role of work in our lives and in society is changing. We are living in a world where people have heightened expectations around finding purpose and meaning at work. As the "social contract" between employer and employee changes, new opportunities are emerging for organizations to reimagine work to foster innovation and improve performance.

In his opening address, Alexi Robichaux will take a fresh look at work as a catalyst for human fulfillment and explore how leaders can set themselves—and the organizations they lead—up for success by rethinking some of the core features of modern work.

Pragmatic Imagination: New Ways of Being at Work   9:00am PT /  12:00pm ET

John Seely Brown, PhD
Co-chair of the Deloitte Center for the Edge, Visiting Scholar at USC

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We are living in a new white water world that is changing quickly, and is radically hyperconnected. Yesterday's best practices are obsolete, and these exponential shifts are expected to increase in frequency and intensity over the next 20 to 40 years.

John Seely Brown will share the importance of effectively reading the currents of this new white water world to uncover what lies beneath the surface, and leverage these insights for action.

Fred Kofman, PhD
Vice President of Leadership & Organizational Development, LinkedIn and Director, Conscious Business Center

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How do we Build Meaning in the Workplace?   10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET

Inspiration begins with purpose. Fred Kofman will explore how we find purpose and express our core values through our work. 

This highly interactive session will demonstrate the business case for integrating purpose into our everyday working environments, and will include a group activity. Fred will also share practical direction for facilitating a transformation towards purpose through a live coaching demonstration.

Robin Ely, PhD
Professor of Business Administration and faculty chair of the Gender Initiative, Harvard Business School

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Fireside Chat: Inclusion and Belonging   11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET

Fern Mandelbaum
Lecturer in Management, Stanford University, Partner Vista Venture Partners

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Ellen Levy, PhD
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Connect, former head of Corporate Development & Strategy at LinkedIn

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Join Robin Ely and Fern Mandelbaum for a conversation about innovation strategies for promoting inclusion and diversity in the workplace. 

In this fireside chat moderated by Ellen Levy, Robin and Fern will discuss some of the most effective practices for creating diverse and inclusive work environments, and recruiting diverse teams. They will also explore the role purpose can play in helping underrepresented groups internalize a leadership identity.