When videos and chat screens replaced workplace conversations, and somehow companies were still thriving, we knew that Tobi Lutke, CEO of Shopify, was onto something when he tweeted that a year ago.
Remote by choice or destiny, today, everybody wants to make it work for their org. And yet, success stories are like a members-only club, celebrated only by a handful of early adopters. Let’s change that. And learn from the leaders at organizations where best practices of remote work were sculpted, tested, and honed.
Trust as a single ingredient will help remove the frictions in a remote workplace. Listen to Philipp talk about how building a solid foundation of trust with your employees and customers can unlock something more significant than your bottom line: social capital.
Speaker: Philipp Kristian, Global Innovation x Trust Pioneer
Transparency has become a non-negotiable value at remote companies. Everything has to be documented and available to everyone. But employees’ career tracks within a company are still fuzzy. Learn how to build transparent career progression models that empower everybody to put in their best work and get recognized for it.
Speakers: Santosh Nair – Siemens, Archana Jerath – SHRM, Dr. Tanvi Gautam, Leadershift Inc and Sana Nayyar – UrbanCompany
They’re the makers of a tool that enables remote teams all over the world to stay organized and aligned. We were a little curious about how they get work done. Tune in to get under-the-hood insights from the team at Asana.
Speaker: Adam Chicktong, Asana
It’s one thing to have built great culture and engagement in an office and entirely another to do it remotely. Join leaders from ThoughtWorks, Sony Pictures, and TataPower as they share their experiences on leading change in hard times. Tune in and take a leaf out of their re-invented playbooks.
Speakers: Rohit Kalro – ThoughtWorks, Bhavya Mishra – Lenovo India, Aditya Sareen – TATApower and Ayush Jaiswal – Pest tech
Join us for an exclusive session with the global remote workers. Develop connections, find your next career, find your tribe and share your thoughts on remote work, this session is all about you.
Atlassian’s work futurist Dom Price doesn’t believe it’s enough to simply make predictions about the future, or even just prepare for it. What sets Dom apart is his ability to inspire people to transform their working lives, and with it, their futures. This session will be every bit as good as his ted talks.
Speaker: Dominic Price, Atlassian
Burnout. Loneliness. A constant fear of not being heard. There are quite a few evil sides to remote work. Do companies weigh out the good and the bad before they make decisions? How can leaders understand and mitigate the side effects? Join our panellists as they unpack the often neglected questions.
Speakers: Cindy Leong (Psychologist), Marilyn Zakhour- Cosmic Centaurs, Nitin Pratap – Airmeet, Vaibhav Goel – Reliance Industries
Sairee is the founder and CEO of Sheroes – a community platform that has directly impacted over a million women and their careers. Hear from this Future of Work Top 100 Influencer on how you can build an impactful career, working remotely.
Speaker: Sairee Chahal, CEO, Sheroes
Remote working has righted a wrong – by allowing productivity to be measured by outcome rather than hours. Learn how to get your team to rally around outcomes and cultivate the much-needed skill of prioritization from Atma, an HR leader at Netflix.
Speaker: Atma Godara, Netflix
Nadia has led people functions at some of the largest remote-first and people-first companies. Join her as she shares her epiphanies during her journey as the Director of People at Remote.com, and previously the Head of People Ops at GitLab.
Speaker: Nadia Vatalidis, Director of People – Remote.com
We’re likely to return to a workplace, once in a while, to collaborate, learn, and celebrate – not to write memos and share reports. While we’re figuring that out, how do we build practices that prevent employees on either side from feeling like second-class citizens?
Speakers: Perry Timms-Author and Meena Kumari-Airmeet
Learn the art and science of virtual presentations from the master himself. Spencer has built educational courses on this topic and spent over 12 years honing his craft at companies like Prezi.
Speakers: Spencer Waldron-Prezi
‘Couldn’t that have been a Slack message?’ – our reaction after 90% of calls. Join remote champions from OysterHR, Mural, and Zoho as they dissect how you could cultivate asynchronous work principles, find a balance between synchronous and asynchronous work, and attain communication-zen.
Speakers: Tony Jamous- OysterHR, Laïla von Alvensleben, Mural and Praval Singh-Zoho
Values are often the lynchpin that companies fall back on for anything from a hiring decision to navigating scaling pains. Learn how to define and practice values that speak to everyone in your global team.
Speakers: Sameer Mathur – Global HR Director, AECOM + Komal Singh – Inmobi
Buffer has made many things transparent over the years – their revenue, product roadmap, and even their salaries. Listen to Amanda, the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Buffer, talk about how holding transparency as the company’s core value has helped shape their everyday work habits.
Speaker: Amanda Marochko, Buffer
History of remote working – current trend – laws & policies that promote remote working – career progression.
How to normalise remote working style – what comes next
Speaker: June Bolneo, Learning Experience Design Lead, Grow Remote
Zack’s frustration with 2-hour work commutes led to his founding a remote-first company five years ago. And since then, he’s had to stick it to conventions and dive head-first into problems not many people knew how to solve at that time.
Speakers: Zack Onisko – Dribbble
Treat your culture like lego blocks. Shift them around till you find the perfect structure for the climate. But your values? Keep them set in stone. To find that ideal structure, though, you need candidates who strengthen your values and challenge your culture.
Speakers: Kevin Grossman – Talentboard and Amanda Nelson – Salesforce
What are the factors that you should reflect on when you’re hiring talent from all over the world? How can you provide the best hiring, onboarding, and working experience for everyone? Find out from leaders at global companies like Mailchimp and FlexJobs.
Speakers: Andy Pittman – MailChimp and Carol Cochran – FlexJobs
You declared remote work as a permanent option. What should your first order of business be? Hiring a dedicated remote head? What policies should you introduce for long-term success? Tracy recalls Twitter’s carefully conceived course of action after they took the remote-first stance.
Speaker: Tracy Hawkins, Global head of remote, Twitter, Kimberlee West, Uniphore
“It’s not a forced pivot – it’s a chance to excel,” says Chris Dyer, the CEO of PeopleG2 which is a fully remote organization that’s routinely ranked one of the best places to work at. Listen to him unpack his strategies on leadership and employee engagement.
Speaker: Chris Dyer, CEO, PeopleG2
Is it somehow possible that some teams in the world actually look forward to team meetings? We found a magician who makes that possible. Join Shipra to learn how teams at Miro turn meetings into co-creation opportunities and stay to experience the power of a brainstorming session done right, live with other attendees.
Speaker: Shipra Kayan, Head of Workshop Design, Miro
Today, there’s no dearth of channels where you can communicate and collaborate with remote workers. But discovering collaborative patterns and practices that enable high performance for your team comes before choosing channels and tools.
Speaker: Chris Dyer, CEO, PeopleG2