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Schedule

    • February 24, 2012
      • 8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
      • 9:00 am - 9:15 amOpening Remarks

        Speaker: Shaun Abrahamson (Re:Working Organizer and founder Mutopo)

      • 9:15 am - 9:45 amCase Study: How LEGO Group Is Organized to Work With Their Global CommunityPeter Espersen will share how LEGO thinks about and organizes their work with some of the most active fan communities in the world to do everything from market research to new business development.

        Speaker: Peter Espersen (LEGO)
      • 9:45 am - 10:30 amThe Future Does Not Fit in The Containers or Mindsets of the PastIn a world that requires rapid mobilization and new ways to build business and brands it is critical that organizations re-think some if not all aspects of how they create, collaborate and combine to create value. Rishad will speak of the learnings, challenges and opportunities in these arenas.

        Speaker: Rishad Tobaccowala (VivaKi, Publicis Groupe)
      • 10:30 am - 11:00 amBreak
      • 11:00 am - 12:15 pmDiscussion: Beyond Full-Time Employees - The New Human ResourcesIt used to be that Human Resources meant employees. But today, more and more workers are not full-time employees. Jeff Leventhal, Sara Horowitz, John Winsor, Benjamin Dyett, Gary Swart, and Matthew Bishop will discuss the increasingly important roles and contributions of people who are no longer traditional full-time employees.

        Speakers:
        Jeff Leventhal (workmarket)
        Sara Horowitz (Freelancers Union)
        Jon Winsor (Victors and Spoils)
        Benjamin Dyett (Grind Spaces)

        Gary Swart (oDesk)

        Moderator:
        Matthew Bishop (The Economist)
      • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pmResearch: Motivation and Meaningful WorkIn more connected work environments, we need to revisit a number of assumptions about how we get the best results from our teams and organizations. Dr. Grant will share some of his (sometimes surprising) research findings about what motivates us at work, the real power of people's desire to help others, and how introverted management styles succeed in environments where people are more proactive. Much of is research is applicable to online community management, which will be discussed in the afternoon sessions.

        Speaker: Dr. Adam Grant (Wharton)
      • 12:45 pm - 1:45 pmLunch
      • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pmDiscussion: Building and Working with Online CommunitiesAlessandra Lariu, Alex Fiechter, Toby Daniels, Matthew Brimer, Paulo Schiavon and Saneel Radia will be talking about managing communities of people working together, ensuring that everyone involved gets value.

        Speakers:
        Matthew Brimer (General Assembly)
        Alessandra Lariu (Shout)
        Alex Fiechter (Local Motors)
        Toby Daniels (Crowdcentric)
        Paulo Schiavon (TECNISA)

        Moderator:
        Saneel Radia (BBH Labs)
      • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pmCase Study: How Cemex Built Their Global Innovation CommunityDetails to be announced.

        Speaker: Miguel Lozano (CEMEX)
      • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pmBreak
      • 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmResearch: What Social Network Analysis Is Revealing About How We Really WorkSocial tools have enabled new types of conversations between customers, between employees and between customers and employees. Professor Sinan Aral analyzes the data generated by these interactions to better understand how we work together and influence one another. He will share his findings about how this is changing how we work together inside and outside organizations.

        Speaker: Sinan Aral (NYU)
      • 4:45 pm - 6:00 pmDiscussion: Tools for Collaboration + Evaluation of TalentBastian Unterberg, Irving Fain, Tony Jebara, Niel Robertson, Christy Canida and Will Evans will discuss how a new generation of tools and platforms are enabling people to work together more efficiently across space and time.

        Speakers:
        Bastian Unterberg (jovoto)
        Irving Fain (CrowdTwist)
        Tony Jebara (Columbia)
        Niel Robertson (Trada) Christy Canida (Instructables)
        Moderator:
        Will Evans (TheLadders)
      • 6:00 pm - 6:15 pmWrap-Up