Learning Session Descriptions
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2023 LEARNING SESSIONS
Making your Global Mobility Program an Ally to DE&I: An Innovative Workshop
This innovative, inclusive, and interactive workshop has been designed to help find solutions to push our industry forward in the DE&I sphere. Sandy Beyer from Salesforce, along with Carmen Kelley from Morrison & Foerster law firm and Tricia Sirois from Adobe facilitate a dynamic workshop designed to go beyond a focus on the visible characteristics of diversity to include non-visible characteristics, such as neurodiversity, and take the conversation to a deeper level to explore truly transformative and actionable steps participants can take regardless of where their own company is on their DE&I journey.
Focusing on Culture in a Hybrid Work Environment
Join us for a dynamic learning session that will explore talent recruitment strategies and how to cultivate employee engagement and retention in today's business climate. Hear from a panel of global mobility experts who will share their experiences on fostering organizational culture in a hybrid work environment. This thought-provoking session will challenge you to examine and assess your current company culture, identifying opportunities to reframe your foundation via out-of-the-box thinking and ideation with the ultimate objective in mind – increasing and sustaining employee motivation and satisfaction.
INDUSTRY EXPERT INSIGHTS
Leading industry experts will present on a number of relevant topics. Expect to hear viewpoints and expertise on trends and issues facing the relocation industry, the economic climate and its impact, global driver shortages, sustainability in the transportation industry, and more. Speakers for this session, listed below, are at the forefront of their fields and will provide valuable information to attendees based upon in-depth research, data, and extensive industry experience.
Bob Costello, Chief Economist & Senior VP, American Trucking Associations
Bob Costello is the Chief Economist & Senior Vice President for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the national trade association for the trucking industry. Bob has been with ATA for 25 years. Besides being Chief Economist, Bob also heads up ATA’s International Trade Policy and Cross Border Operations Department. In this capacity, he works on issues related USMCA, tariffs, customs, and immigration. Bob is often cited in the news media as an expert on trucking economics, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CNBC, FOX Business Channel, and National Public Radio.
Lynn Shotwell, GMS, SHRM-SCP, President & CEO, Worldwide ERC®
Lynn Shotwell is President and CEO of Worldwide ERC, the world’s leading association for professionals engaged in global talent mobility. She is a mission-focused, visionary leader with unique expertise in the intersection of international employment law, global talent mobility, and corporate social responsibility. For over two decades, Lynn has helped top organizations create global workforces by developing education and networking programs for HR, immigration, and mobility professionals, as well as advancing public policy by building coalitions with key stakeholders in the U.S. and abroad.
Rebecca Brewster, President & COO, American Transportation Research Institute
Rebecca Brewster is President and Chief Operating Officer of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). ATRI is the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, whose mission is research to improve the trucking industry’s safety and productivity. Rebecca is the recipient of several awards including Fleet Owner magazine’s 2016 Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking, the 2013 Influential Woman in Trucking award from the Women in Trucking Association, and the 2010 J.R. Bob Halladay award given by the 50 state trucking associations.