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SUMMIT 2017: Keynote Session Information
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Opening Keynote Session (8:50 AM - 9:50 AM):

Keynote Speaker: Writer, researcher, and entrepreneur Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race — a #1 NYT bestseller and inspiration for the #1 movie in America — the true story of the black women mathematicians at NASA who helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space.  Margot talks about race, gender, science, the history of technology, and much else. She shows us the surprising ways that women and people of color have contributed to American innovation while pursuing the American Dream.

 

 

 

Closing Keynote Session (3:00 PM - 4:15 PM): The Big AHA! How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Human Resources

 Keynote Speaker: Jack Uldrich, Global Futurist, Speaker, Author

In the near future, the greatest change will be the accelerating rate of change itself. How will you and your business change? More importantly, how will you and your organization need to change? The answer, in two short words, is: a lot!  In this enlightening, entertaining and educational session, Jack shares insights from his book, Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today. He outlines the ten trends - and especially on Artificial Intelligence - that will transform the human resources world of tomorrow. Jack also identifies concrete actions businesses can take today to future-proof themselves against “the tides of tomorrow.”