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Mainstage Keynotes

Seth Mattison

FutureSight Labs / Author + Thought Leader on Innovation, Transformation and the Future of Work

Susan MacKenty Brady

Chief Executive Officer of The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership, Chair for Women and Leadership

Breakout Sessions

In addition to the mainstage and virtual broadcast, 2 breakout sessions will be offered.

Both virtual and in-person attendees will select the session of their choice for the 1 P.M. Breakout.

DEI: Turning Concept into Action

FACILITATOR: Bianca Harley, Vice President, Human Capital and Inclusion, Omaha Performing Arts

GUEST PANELISTS:
Nancy Pridal, P.E. CEO/President, Lamp Rynearson
Debra Schrampfer, AVP Workforce Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, Union Pacific
Joni Wheeler, Executive Vice President, Talent and Enterprise Solutions, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

It takes more than concept and commitment to effect real diversity, equity and inclusion into any work culture. Join Bianca Harley in exploring real success stories – from top leaders themselves — who created a DEI roadmap and led their organizations to genuine results.
Bianca will facilitate an engaging conversation with our panelists and will share key takeaways for your own journey to belonging and inclusion, whether for yourself or your team.

Rising Stronger Within Omaha’s Digital Landscape

FACILITATORS: Kandace Miller, President & CEO of AIM Institute & Julie Sigmon, Director of the Omaha STEM Ecosystem

A healthy, vibrant community depends on a skilled and growing workforce. In an effort to help close the talent gap within the Omaha community, The STEM Community Platform was established to combine Omaha’s STEM resources in one convenient location. Employees, students, educators and corporate leaders alike can connect with greater ease with the programs and resources needed to facilitate efficient and effective career pathways. Join our facilitators to learn of this exciting new collaboration, and their plans for helping Omaha meet the challenges of a new talent landscape.