Schedule

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
1:10 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Magnus Penker: Radical Innovation Is All That Will Save You
Featured Speaker: MAGNUS PENKER, founder and CEO, Innovation 360

Serial entrepreneur Magnus Penker is seen by many as the oracle of workplace evolution. Sought the world round for his prescience on artificial intelligence, digitization, management, and office culture, Penker will explain why playing bold is the only way to survive what’s coming next.

Interview
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Futureproof Your Workplace
Featured Speaker: HAMID HASHEMI, CXO, WeWork

The workplace: Never has the concept been more precarious or more open to innovation than it is right now. As business owners weigh the risks and benefits of bringing teams back to the office, WeWork CXO Hamid Hashemi offers insight into building a workplace that’s flexible and futureproof.

Panel
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM (EDT)

HR Tech: Drive Engagement for Remote Teams
Presented by Insperity

 Panel
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Reality Bytes: The Future of AR/VR Is Here
Featured Speakers: MARK ATKINSON, CEO, Mursion; DEREK BELCH, founder and CEO, Strivr; and MORGAN MERCER founder and CEO, Vantage Point VR

If you think headset training is the future, you’re running a year behind. As corporations have scrambled to onboard and upskill their workforce during the pandemic, these mixed-reality founders have stepped in with solutions that will change how companies hire and train for good.

Panel
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

The Future of Cities
Featured Speakers: JESSICA C. MATTHEWS, founder and CEO, Uncharted Power and WANONA SATCHER, founder and CEO, Mākhers Studio

 Panel
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Inc. Networking Sessions

Join an interactive conversation that offers you the opportunity to amplify your professional network, exchange ideas, meet Inc. editors, and connect with founders and executives from Inc. 5000 companies past and present. Attendance in these small-group conversations is intentionally limited.

Networking
Thursday, March 25, 2021
1:10 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Senator Amy Klobuchar and the Reckoning for Big Tech
Featured Speaker: SENATOR AMY KLOBUCHAR (D-Minn.), chair, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights

Newly installed as the chair of the Senate’s antitrust subcommittee, Amy Klobuchar is in the pole position to address growing concerns over the anti-competitive practices of big tech. Will the Biden administration be friend or foe to Silicon Valley incumbents? The senator shares her thoughts with Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk.

Interview
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Blockchain for Business
Featuring BOB LORD, senior vice president, worldwide ecosystems and blockchain, IBM

 Interview
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM (EDT)

The New Normal: Leadership Strategies and Opportunities
Presented by Insperity

 Interview
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Future of Tech
Featured Speaker: SCOTT BELSKY, chief product officer, Adobe

 Interview
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Escape From Silicon Valley? The Future of Venture Capital
Featured Speaker: STEVE CASE, chairman and CEO, Revolution; and co-founder, AOL; ARLAN HAMILTON, founder and managing partner, Backstage Capital

One of the progenitors of the digital society, AOL’s co-founder and former CEO Steve Case has navigated more twists and turns in the evolution of tech than almost anyone else. And Backstage Capital founder and managing partner Arlan Hamilton is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to creating opportunities for and providing capital to businesses of color. These venture capitalists use that long view to harness the power of funding for every founder.

Panel
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Inc. Networking Sessions

Join an interactive conversation that offers you the opportunity to amplify your professional network, exchange ideas, meet Inc. editors, and connect with founders and executives from Inc. 5000 companies past and present. Attendance in these small-group conversations is intentionally limited.

Networking