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An Innovation Experience Like No Other: Watermark's 2020 Virtual Innovation Conference

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, July 8, 2020

“Innovation” means something different this year. Join us to explore the courageous innovations that will inspire our teams and companies to grow and thrive — no matter what is going on in the world around us. Our annual Innovation Conference is always about experimentation and breaking barriers, so we hope you’ll join us for our first ever virtual, interactive conference. The programming will take place over two afternoon sessions on July 23rd-24th to make it work with your schedule more easily.

You will experience:

  • A powerful fireside keynote with Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, and Julius Thibodeaux, Violence Disrupter, in conversation with Jessica Aguirre
  • Dynamic interactive keynote sessions with Frans Johanssan, CEO and Innovation expert of Medici Group, and Nora Herting, Founding CEO of ImageThink
  • Practical approaches to redesigning work to support everyone's humanity, with Airbnb's Head of Global Diversity and Belonging Melissa Thomas-Hunt, diversity and inclusion consultant Lily Zheng, and MIT Sloan School of Management professor and researcher Erin Kelly, moderated by Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor
  • Facilitated conversational breakouts with other attendees about the impact you can have on the future of work
  • Inspirational moments and conversations with artists who address equity, social responsibility and breaking down systemic racism in their work, including choreographer, director and dancer Robert Moses of the award-winning Robert Moses’ Kin, and Blaxican poet, artivist, and author ofFist & Fire Leslé Honoré
  • Meaningful and engaging real-time chat with other attendees and speakers throughout the conference
  • Lively virtual networking spaces to build your connections

In the coming days and weeks, we will highlight our speakers and share more ideas to spark your thinking about innovation and change.

Registration is open now. If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, non-members can get an extra 10% discount if you register today* using promo code July10. Tickets are complimentary for Prestige, $60 for members, and $85 for non-members.

We also want to thank our sponsors for their commitment to innovation and to advancing all women:

www.fenwick.com https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/ https://www.uniphore.com/

This is an extraordinary opportunity to pause and consider what we want to take from this time. How do we innovate with compassion and empathy? How do we design a future we all want? We hope you’ll join us as we ask hard questions and challenge leaders to embrace the kind of courageous innovation that leads to equitable success.

Register today as space is limited! Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Stay Inspired,

Peggy Northrop | CEO, Watermark

Tags:  #InnovationConference #WeAreWatermark 

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