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Visit the New Interactive Hall

Open All Day
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

We’ve put together an all-new Interactive Hall experience for 2024! Here are some highlights you’ll want to check out:

Celebrate with Us

  • Join our End of Day Party from 4pm–5pm — featuring a dance party sponsored by Live Nation Special Events plus tasty snacks while you network!

Connect with Attendees & Experts

  • Don’t miss the Learning Stage, brought to you by Google, for mini-masterclasses all day long. (Details below.)
  • Engage in Small Group Peer Networking at 9:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. brought to you by Cisco. This session will be facilitated by Monica Murarka of Mobius Executive Leadership, and feature talent professionals representing Cisco.
  • While you’re in Networking & Connections, visit Coaches Corner, brought to you by Cisco, to work 1-on-1 with an ICF career coach — day-of sign-up required; appointments are first-come, first-served.
  • Bring your resume to be professionally tweaked in the Resume Review area, sponsored by Gilead — day-of sign-up required; appointments are first-come, first-served.

Get Inspired

  • Visit the comfy lounge space in the newly re-imagined Bookstore & Lounge, brought to you by Juniper Networks. Have a chat with a friend or colleague, or browse books available for sale.
  • Purchase a book by one of the following authors, and you’ll have the chance to have it signed in person (located within the Bookstore area):
    • 1:30–2:00 p.m.
      • Dr. Joy Buolamwini
      • Kim Christfort
    • 4:30–5:00 p.m.
      • Helen Kupp
      • Dr. Sarah Elizabeth Lewis
      • Dr. Mary C. Murphy
      • Tara Schuster
  • Come share what inspires you most at Fidelity’s Wall of Inspiration.
  • Recharge your devices (and yourself) at the Charging Lounge, courtesy of Bank of America.

Explore the Interactive Hall

  • Stop by the morning coffee break to grab a complimentary coffee or tea to help power you through your day, thanks to ServiceNow.
  • Treat yourself to a brand-new professional headshot sponsored by Indeed.
  • Learn more about professional development programs from Northeastern University, women’s pelvic health from Hinge Health, or how to host a Stanford Blood Center blood drive at your office.

Stay Hydrated!

  • Bring your own water bottle to refill at one of several water stations throughout the Interactive Hall.

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Small Group Peer Networking Meetups (9:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.)

These facilitated Meetups guide you through a series of prompts where everyone has the chance to share and walk away with new insights, perspectives and peer connections.

Facilitator: Monica Murarka, Mobius Executive Leadership

Featuring Talent Professionals representing Cisco

Networking Meetups will take place in the Networking & Coaching Area. Advanced sign-up NOT required.

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Learning Stage Sponsored by Google Lineup

Stop by the Learning Stage for mini-masterclasses throughout the day.

Featuring one speaker addressing a focused leadership, career, or personal development topic, these sessions also offer live audience Q&A.

  • 9:00 – 9:25 a.m. | Demystifying Breakthrough: 10 Principles to Drive Meaningful Change
    Speaker: Kim Christfort, Chief Innovation Leader & National Managing Director, The Deloitte Greenhouse® Experience
  • 9:30 – 9:55 a.m. | Pelvic Health Unveiled: Bridging the Gap in Care and Awareness
    Speaker: Dr. Bijal Toprani, PT Commercial Consultant, Hinge Health
  • 1:45 – 2:10 p.m. | Breaking Glass Ceilings: Building Confidence in Your Leadership Journey
    Speaker: Tina Weinberger, People Partner, Cisco
  • 2:15 – 2:40 p.m. | The 5 Key Building Blocks to a Resilient Financial Future
    Speaker: A representative from Fidelity
  • 2:45 – 3:10 p.m. | Creating Opportunities: The Art of Building Your Own Doors
    Speaker: Ujjval Shah, Program Manager, Core PMO, GTE, Google
  • 3:15 – 3:40 p.m. | Inside Out Living: Work-Life Integration
    Speaker: Karen Grunberg, Director, Program Management, Google

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