Employee Experience Symposium 2022

This event was a day focused on employee engagement and experience for our new way of work. Top leaders and innovators came together to connect, learn, and share knowledge.


Get the handbook

Deep dive into the themes that will guide us into the future of work, including strategies for tackling trends and challenges such as hybrid experience and stakeholder collaboration.


A summary for you

Couldn't make it to our symposium? Don't worry – we put together a full recap of the top learnings and themes that were discussed during this insightful one-day event.


The art of gathering

To help anyone in the employee engagement space, our team distilled practical tips and tricks from this incredible book to learn about creating meaningful and impactful events.


Featured panelists and speakers

...and fellow employee experience enthusiasts from the best places to work!

Omar Ramirez

Employee Engagement Manager at Affordances

Jeffrey Huang

Director, Employee Engagement & Events at Salesforce

Spencer Blank

Head of Employee Events at Fastly

Emma Dawson

Advisor at PeopleTech Partners and Continuum

Ashley Fabrasilio

Employee Engagement Manager at Asana

Shaina Poulard

Head of D&I and Employee Experience at Relativity Space

Kari Girarde

Vice President, Community at StockX

Adrian Rodriguez

Manager, Workplace Experience at Glassdoor

Kate McCoubrey Judson

Senior Manager, Global Workplace Strategy & Innovation at Adobe

Jade Choy

Co-founder & CEO at Epoch


Symposium schedule

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Coffee, Tea & Breakfast ☕
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Opening Remarks

Jade Choy, Co-founder & CEO of Epoch.

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Panel 1 with Q&A: What's next for employee experience?

Moderated by Omar Ramirez, Founder of Affordances. Previously Global Head of Workplace Services at Miro, formerly Atlassian, Stripe, Dropbox, Netflix, Google.

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Break 🍩
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Workshop: Employee Experience Strategy

Hosted by Epoch Experts Keith Choy and Meg Dietrich. Learn about industry insights and engage in an interactive workshop with actionable takeaways.

12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch & Conversations 🥗

Enjoy catered lunch with some guided icebreakers.

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Panel 2 with Q&A: Evolving employee programs, culture, L&D & DEI

Moderated by Emma Dawson. Previously Global Head of Learning & Talent Management at Coinbase, formerly Affirm, Dropbox, LinkedIn.

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Break 🍩
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Workshop: Flower Arrangement 💐

Hosted by Averil Luck. Enjoy a break and meet others while making bouquets.

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks with Q&A

Jade Choy, Co-founder & CEO of Epoch.

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Cocktail Hour 🍸


Insights and discussion topics

Employee experience trends

Learn insights on where the industry is headed and current market trends.

Optimizing hybrid workplace

How to best engage employees in both virtual and in-person work environments.

Employee engagement strategies

Learn strategies on increasing engagement metrics for your events and programs.

Diversity and inclusion programs

Industry best practices for DEI and how to evolve programs tailored to employees.

Tackling the great resignation

How to manage employee satisfaction and fulfillment to increase retention.

Want a spot for 2023?

This year's symposium will be packed with even more speakers, workshops, and networking opportunities. Early bird tickets are now available at a discounted price. Grab your spot before they run out!

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