Strategies for Survival in Permanent White Water: OD in Turbulent Times – February 12, 2020

Strategies for Survival in Permanent White Water: OD in Turbulent Times – February 12, 2020

Join us for a lively roundtable discussion of how trends shaping the future of work will impact our OD, HR, Training roles both inside organizations and as consultants. This second in a series of conversations about the Future of OD builds on our energetic engagement at the December Holiday Party as we look at OD, Training and HR roles set against the backdrop of major trends impacting all sectors of our society and our economy.

Steve Brown, former Intel Futurist and highly sought-after consultant, will set the stage as our trends content expert, and then join in our free-flowing discussion of :

  • how technology will create new jobs and alter the structure of work
  • how increasing diversity (cultural, generational, racial, gender, and professional) will change the dynamics within the work force and in leadership and teams
  • how disruption of current workers will challenge all sectors to develop new ways of keeping people sustainably employed as jobs shift

How will we support organizations as they grapple with these trends? Join the conversation!

Steve Brown is the former futurist and Chief Evangelist at Intel Corporation. Steve now uses his 30 years of experience in high tech to help organizations understand the future of work, how automation will change the relationship between workers and technology, and the best practices involved in building a blended workforce that spans human and machine intelligence.










Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time:  Networking 6–6:30 pm, Program and roundtable discussion 6:30-8:30 pm, More networking 8:30–9 pm
Location:  Daimler, 4555 N. Channel, Corporate Conference Center, Portland, OR 97217
Parking:  Free and available in the lot and on the street.
Food:  Light refreshments and beverages will be served.
Cost:  Chapter Members and Partner Organizations (ATD, PHRMA): $10; Guests: $25
Register:  Through Eventbrite. Online registration available until 8 am the morning of the event. Registration will also be available at the door if space available. Space limited to 40 attendees.