2022 Summit Program

Three Tracks Each Day:

  • From the Lab: Tap into cutting-edge research led by scientists
  • From the Field: Learn what works from business practitioners making it happen
  • Breakthroughs: Discover the solutions your organization needs now

Special interest networking groups led by NLI experts will be available to attendees throughout the Summit.
(Some groups invite-only.)

View the Program in your region:

Day 1

Keynote

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST

Feb 15

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM GMT

Feb 15

1:00 AM - 2:30 AM AEDT

Feb 16

Keynote
Beyond Survival: What's Next for Organizations

For many organizations this year, survival-mode has been the norm. In the opening keynote, you’ll learn how to get out of a depletive, survival mode and harness a regenerative mindset to set your organization up for success in navigating a dynamic future.

Breakouts

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM EST

Feb 15

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM GMT

Feb 15

3:00 AM - 4:15 AM AEDT

Feb 16

Breakouts

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Feb 15

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM GMT

Feb 15

5:15 AM - 6:30 AM AEDT

Feb 16

Keynote

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Feb 15

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMT

Feb 15

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM AEDT

Feb 16

Keynote
Amplify the Signal: The Science of Creating Clarity

With so much information inundating us today, it can be hard to figure out how your message can cut through the noise. In this final session on day one, you’ll learn how to make your organization more coherent.

Day 2

Keynote

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST

Feb 16

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM GMT

Feb 16

1:00 AM - 2:30 AM AEDT

Feb 17

Keynote
Connecting in a Disconnected World

The thing we all need most right now may actually be the most challenging to deliver: connections. In the opening keynote of Day 2, you’ll learn why empathy is a nuanced and not entirely helpful term, and how to create meaningful connections that enhance your culture and drive productivity.

Breakouts

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM EST

Feb 16

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM GMT

Feb 16

3:00 AM - 4:15 AM AEDT

Feb 17

Breakouts

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Feb 16

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM GMT

Feb 16

5:15 AM - 6:30 AM AEDT

Feb 17

Keynote

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST

Feb 16

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMT

Feb 16

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM AEDT

Feb 17

Keynote
Change in Weeks, Not Years

In this wrap-up session, we’ll explore success stories of organizational transformations, how to implement habits for lasting change, and how to turbocharge your learning and development in 2022.

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For many organizations this year, survival-mode has been the norm. In the opening keynote, you’ll learn how to get out of a depletive, survival mode and harness a regenerative mindset to set your organization up for an abundant future.

Jaimie P. Cloud

The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

Founder and President

Bob Johansen, Ph.D.

Institute for the Future

Author; Distinguished Fellow

Dr. David Rock

NeuroLeadership Institute

CEO & Co-Founder

Close

It may be a well-known trope, but there’s a reason people have been echoing the “keep calm and carry on” mantra these days. In this session, we’ll learn about the latest research on resilience, self-regulation, and motivation, and how we can use those insights at work.

James Gross, Ph.D.

Stanford University

Professor of Psychology

Ethan Kross, Ph.D.

University of Michigan

Professor of Psychology

Noel Lipana, DSW

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Violence Prevention Partner

Jessica Payne, Ph.D.

Notre Dame

Professor of Psychology

Davie Floyd

NeuroLeadership Institute

Facilitator

Close

In this session, we’ll dive into the role of power and allyship to create equity in an inequitable world, and how to measure progress of equity in the workplace.

Brian Lowery, Ph.D.

Stanford University

Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Professor of Organizational Behavior

Elizabeth Nelson

Thomson Reuters

Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion

Khalil Smith

Akamai

VP, Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement

Janet M. Stovall

NeuroLeadership Institute

Senior Client Strategist

Close

How can emerging leaders continue to grow and develop when they may not have as many touch points with managers and mentors? Are there enough opportunities for growth and development? In this session, hear from clients who have supercharged their organization and created leaders at every level.

Fara Palumbo

Blue Cross North Carolina

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Nicson White

NeuroLeadership Institute

Regional Vice President, Growth and Transformation APAC

Close

Chances are, you’ve read a lot of anecdotes about the pros and cons of working remotely– some or all of the time. Or the way hybrid work has delighted some employees while denigrating others. We’ll explore what we’ve learned so far in the two years of hybrid work, and what to expect next.

Minda Zetlin

Inc.com Columnist

Author & Speaker


Brigid Lynn, Ph.D.

NeuroLeadership Institute

Industry Researcher


Jeanine Stewart, Ph.D.

NeuroLeadership Institute

Vice President, Research

Close

When managers stopped seeing their people work, trust and accountability became a battle of opposing sides. But it doesn’t have to be. During this panel, you’ll learn why hybrid work environments cause our brains to lean toward surveillance styles of management, and the science behind why shifting to focusing on outcomes can help you retain talent and develop a culture of trust.

Kristina Morton

General Mills

Vice President, Human Resources

John Edwards

NeuroLeadership Institute

Senior Client Strategist

Close

What has a decade of Growth Mindset practice taught us across some of the Fortune 100 companies we have worked with? In this session, hear from our clients how a culture of growth mindset helped their organization transform and thrive, and where this critical leadership practice is headed in 2022 and beyond.

Rhom Erskine

Lockheed Martin

Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion

Dr. Ann Schulte

The Procter & Gamble Company

SVP, Global Talent Development

Matt Summers

NeuroLeadership Institute

Master Facilitator & Director of Keynote Speakers

Close

With so much information inundating us today, it can be hard to figure out how your message can cut through the noise. In this final session on day one, you’ll learn how to make your organization more coherent.

Traci DiMartini

General Services Administration

Chief Human Capital Officer

Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.

Columbia University

Psychologist

Camille Inge

NeuroLeadership Institute

Researcher & Consultant

Dr. David Rock

NeuroLeadership Institute

CEO & Co-Founder

Close

The thing we all need most right now may actually be the most challenging to deliver: connections.

In the opening keynote of Day 2, you’ll learn why empathy is a nuanced and not entirely helpful term, and how to create meaningful connections that enhance your culture and drive productivity.

Liane Hornsey

Palo Alto Networks

EVP and Chief People Officer

Eva Majercsik

Genesys

EVP and Chief People Officer

Dr. David Rock

NeuroLeadership Institute

CEO & Co-Founder

Close

We’ve known that the best changes in behavior come from habit formation. But how do you measure how well those habits stick? During this panel, we’ll discuss various ways to measure habit formation at scale, and what challenges and opportunities arise when embarking on this crucial step in organizational change.

Elliot Berkman, Ph.D.

University of Oregon

Professor of Psychology

Jeni Cross, Ph.D.

Colorado State University

Director at Institute for Research in the Social Sciences

Brodie Riordan, Ph.D.

Ocular, LLC

I/O Psychologist and Executive Coach

Katherine Milan

NeuroLeadership Institute

SVP, Client Experience & Product

Close

Details coming soon.

Close

If you have a brain, you have bias. During this panel, executives will chronicle how they learned to label and mitigate bias on an individual and organizational level to ultimately make better decisions and break unconscious biases.

Sara Bowen

Boeing

Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion

Frank Gonzalez

NASA

Acting Director, NASA HQ Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Miriam Lewis

Principal Financial Group

Chief Inclusion Officer

Ester Neznanova

T-Mobile

Sr. Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Jeff Salters

NeuroLeadership Institute

Facilitator

Close

Pop quiz: what percentage of Black professionals want to return to the office? The shockingly low answer: 3%. In this session, we’ll explore research on how human bias and predispositions toward power, status, and influence can stymie inclusion efforts, and discuss strategies of what can be done to ultimately accelerate inclusion for everyone.

Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, Ph.D.

University of Southern California

Associate Professor

Will Kalkhoff, Ph.D.

Kent State University

Executive Director, Electrophysciological Neuroscience Lab

Michaela Simpson, Ph.D.

NeuroLeadership Institute

Senior Research Scientist

Close

What do a five-time Olympian and a former police commissioner have in common? Find out as we unpack the science behind keeping cool under pressure and why imagination can help calm the flames when tensions flare.

Pranjal Mehta, Ph.D.

University College of London

Associate Professor

Ian Stewart AO APM

Queensland IPAA

President

Emma Sarro, Ph.D.

NeuroLeadership Institute

Researcher

Lynda Edwards

NeuroLeadership Institute

Lead Consultant, APAC

Close

The war for talent and hiring frenzy playing out during a pandemic, along with increased stress and anxiety among employees, has made managing performance an arduous task. How does an organization set goals amid so much uncertainty? In this session, we’ll hear from executives on best practices that have emerged in a crucial time for performance management.

Michaela Schoberova

Colgate-Palmolive

Marketing & Customer Development Global Director

June Sonsalla

Thomson Reuters

Vice President, Learning and Career Development

Close

In this wrap-up session, we’ll explore success stories of organizational transformations, how to implement habits for lasting change, and how to turbocharge your learning and development in 2022.

David Taylor

The Procter & Gamble Company

Executive Chairman of the Board

Sonia Webb

Avanade

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. David Rock

NeuroLeadership Institute

CEO & Co-Founder