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7:45am - LexGo Doors will Open
8:00am - Event Kickoff and Opening Connection exercise
8:30am - Dr. Matthew Lieberman Session
9:30am - 15 minute break
9:45am - Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Video Appearance (CEO of SHRM)
9:50am - Shasta Nelson Session
10:35am - 1 minute stretch break/shake up
10:36am - Brian Burkhart Session
11:21am - 15 minute break
11:36am - StartUp Pitch Competition (5 startups competing)
12:36pm - Closing Remarks followed by Audience Networking
1:00pm - Event Ends
anthym Connection Experience
The anthym connection experience is truly a unique icebreaker and sure to help you think about your own story and how it connects with others.
The Science of Connection – A Fireside Chat
This fireside chat will explore how we can enhance & optimize connections & relationships in our lives. Brian Mohr. CEO of anthym, will host an engaging chat with Dr. Matt Lieberman, the foremost authority on Social Cognitive Neuroscience – a field of research that explores how and why our brains are wired to connect socially.
A Special Message: Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. | CEO of SHRM
We're excited to welcome Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. – CEO of SHRM & Best Selling Author – to introduce our Connection in the Workplace Series of Workshops. As a global leader on the future of employment, culture and leadership, Mr. Taylor is a sought-after voice on all matters affecting work, workers, and the workplace. He is frequently asked to testify before Congress on critical workforce issues and authors the weekly USA Today column, "Ask HR." Read Mr. Taylor's full bio.
Connection With Your Colleagues Workshop
Did you know our relationships are actually a matter of life and death? There’s nothing that matters more to us as humans (or as organizations) than our sense of belonging. Our workplaces have the unique opportunity to better connect our people not only for their individual happiness and wellbeing, but because our ability to collaborate is directly correlated to our bottom line and organizational success. In this workshop filled with scientific data, real-world research, and fascinating case studies, Shasta Nelson will bring science to life in such a practical way that we all not only want to get along better, but also that we know how-to.
Connection With Your Clients Workshop
In this workshop, author and sales expert, Brian Burkhart, will teach actionable strategies to create more authentic connections with your clients & partners, driving healthier and aligned relationships which will ultimately lead to better business outcomes.
Startup Pitch Competition
During the Startup Pitch Competition track, you will hear from five amazing startups innovating in-and-around connection, culture & community in the workplace and beyond.