January Spark Session: The HR Business Partner R(Evolution) – Creating Greater Strategic Value for the Organization

Thu, Jan. 27, 2021 from 12:00PM-1:00PM ET

The HR Business Partner role is ripe for change. HR Business Partners can not merely support business goals, instead they must take a leadership position to enable, drive, and be the catalyst for driving strategic initiatives of the business. With massive change escalating the importance and the role of HR Business Partner, incumbents and the next generation of HR Business Partners must acquire a new set of skills and capabilities. Join Michael Martin to discuss the future of the HRBP.

February Spark Session: The Future of Leadership in the Hybrid Workplace

Thu, Feb. 24, 2022 from 12:00PM-1:00PM ET

Experts predict that even after the pandemic is behind us, virtual work is here to stay as most employees would prefer to have a hybrid option of work. This new normal brings about a considerable shift in how we lead, engage, and drive our teams and employees. Discuss this important topic with Hitendra Wadhwa, Professor of Practice, Columbia Business School, and Founder, Mentora Institute.

March Spark Session: The Future of Flexibility at Microsoft

Thu, Mar. 31, 2022 from 12:00PM-1:00PM ET

Learn how Microsoft is defining hybrid work and the principles guiding workplace flexibility. Join Lead Facilitator Karen Kocher, Global General Manager, Talent & Learning Experiences and Workforce/Workplace of the Future, Microsoft.

April Spark Session: Leading at a Distance

Thu, Apr. 28, 2022 from 12:00PM-1:00PM ET

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations felt the impact as majority of employees rapidly shifted to virtual work. Even as the world slowly returns to normal, many organizations have already committed to a permanent virtual workforce strategy, and others are rethinking their telecommuting plans. Learn the important implications of a virtual world on leadership as well as navigating the hybrid model as work continues to evolve, from Lead Facilitator Darleen DeRosa, Co-Author, Leading at a Distance: Practical Lessons for Virtual Success, and Consultant, Spencer Stuart

May Member Meeting: The Future of Health, Well-Being & Career Development

May 11-12, 2022 | ONSITE & VIRTUAL

We are pleased to announce the next Future Workplace Network meeting will be hosted by Corey Rewis, Chief Learning Officer of Anthem, at their new building at 740 W. Peachtree St. NW Atlanta, Georgia! We will be in their Community Room separate from the flow of workers. Thanks Corey for your vision here! This is our first in person meeting since we were hosted by Agilent Technology in November, 2019.

This event is being planned to take place both virtually, as well as in-person. Please register with the attendance method you are most interested in, with the understanding that you can edit your selection later if need be.