Conference Speakers


Conference Speakers and SESSION detailS

We have a jam-packed day planning for our Conference.  Click on the "learn more" link for a full program description, speakers bios and photos to discover more about each session.


Keynote  & Special Plenary Sessions:
  • Culture That Rocks:  How to Amp Up or Revolutionize a Company's Culture, with Jim Knight of Knight Speaker.  
Edu-tainment at its best, this keynote session is the perfect balance between inspiration and meaty takeaways for any leader to amp up their business.  Learn more about Jim and his session...
  • Humanity & The Smart Machine Age: Implications for the Future of OD, with Gary Mangiofico, Ph.D, President of ODNetwork and MSOD Academic Director Pepperdine University 
Explore OD’s Future and at the intersection of humanity.  Learn more about Gary and his session...
  • Shattering Barriers and Transcending Boundaries – Reimagining Leadership in the 21st Century,  Milka Milliance of We R Artemis Leadership, Inc.

Learn how people are innovating, designing and mobilizing millions to take action by their simple understanding of human behavior and social technology. Welcome to the Age of networks.  Learn more about Milka and her session....

    Concurrent Sessions:

    Attendees will choose 4 of the following concurrent sessions from either Track A or B.   

    Track A -- Introduction to and Application of OD Principles:  Best for those newer to the field or looking to see how OD can benefit your organization

    1.  Employing Creative Engagement to Build Awareness and Desire, Erica Bruce and Meredith Willenbring,  of Advent Health


    Learn how to build awareness and desire for initiatives in your key stakeholders  in a creative, fun, and interactive user experience. 

    Learn more about this session...

    2.  Designing Surveys for Organizational Evaluation and Improvement, Roslyn Miller and Amanda Major, of University of Central Florida

    Discuss designing surveys to evaluate and improve your organization’s project success factors. Learn more about this session...  

    3.  Workshop – Breaking Down Silos to Foster Collaboration,  Michael Seitchik, of Bates Communication
      Learn specific, observable and measurable team behaviors that can be changed to break down silos and increase cross-functional collaboration.  Learn more about this session....
      4.  Multi-Dimensional Conversation on Creating Culturally Intelligent & Inclusive Workspaces for Diverse Employees, Dr. Howard Rodriguez-Mori, Dr. Maria "Lunna" Garcia de la Noceda, Xaulanda Simmonds-Emmanuel, Sami Haiman-Marrero, of Urbander

        After attending this interaction session, you will walk away with well-researched cultural, communication and inclusive strategies to creatively apply in today’s diverse workplaces.  Learn more about this session...


        Track B - What's Trending for the Future of OD:  Showcasing some of the best and brightest thought leaders pushing the boundaries of what's next for our industry
        1.  How to Change the Way You Think about Culture and Deliver Results with Clarity and Speed, Tim Kuppler, of Human Synergistics
          How to change the way you think about culture and deliver results with clarity and speed.  Learn more about this session...
          2.  Architecting Effective Interventions: An Internal Consultant Approach, Anisa Ali, Nikki Green and Velana Grover, of Universal Parks & Resorts 
            A unique learning experience for internal and external practitioners who want to learn more about developing and sustaining effective OD interventions.  Learn more about this session...
            3.  Awakening Change: Step 1: Being Human, Angie Burwell Kerr; of Burwell Ventures

              If you allowed yourself to be more human in your work instead of holding your human-ness back, what might you awaken in your team, organization, community and the world? Learn more about this session...

              4.  Succession Planning: Now More than Ever, Anne Moretti, Rebecca Boyle and Judith Gooch of Moretti Consulting
              We are facing a Leadership Crisis – are you prepared to identify and develop the best leaders for the future?  Learn more about this session...

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