Epoch & Talk 2023

November 7, 2023  |  New York City

A half-day conference for top leaders and innovators to connect, learn, and share knowledge on employee engagement and experience for our new way of work.

Featured panelists and speakers

...and fellow Employee Experience enthusiasts from the best places to work!

Beth Wiesendanger

Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility

Daniel Stokes

Culture Programs Lead

Samantha Eisner

Senior Manager, Employee Experience & Culture

Tony Vargas

Director, Global Workplace

Caeley O’Shea

Director of Hospitality and Event Production

Tom Packman


Jade Choy

CEO & Co-founder

Keith Choy

COO & Co-founder

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.


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Check-in & Breakfast ☕
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM
Opening Remarks

Introduction with Jade Choy, Co-founder & CEO at Epoch.

9:05 AM – 9:15 AM
Kickoff for the Day

Be inspired and get ready for the day with Tony Vargas, Director, Global Workplace at Sprinklr.

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM
Speed Networking 🤝
9:30 AM – 9:40 AM
Break & Networking 🍩
9:40 AM – 10:40 AM
Panel with Q&A: Cultivating Employee Experience in a Hybrid Environment

Discussion with Beth Wiesendanger (Etsy), Daniel Stokes (Brex), and Sam Eisner (Braze).

10:40 AM – 10:50 AM
Break & Networking 🍩
10:50 AM – 11:50 AM
Roundtable Discussions

Breakout group discussions with Keith Choy, Co-founder & COO of Epoch.

11:50 AM – 12:05 PM
Fireside Chat: Creating a Stellar Workplace Experience

Presentation from Sharebite and Caeley O’Shea, Director of Workplace Hospitality at Warner Music Group.

12:05 PM - 1:05 PM
Closing Remarks & Lunch 🥗

Recap with Jade Choy, Co-founder & CEO at Epoch and Sam Raymond, VP of North America at Desana. Enjoy catered lunch with some guided icebreakers.

Frequently asked questions

How much will it cost to attend?

This conference is free for members of Epoch’s Employee Experts community.

I can’t make it! Will the sessions be recorded?

The sessions will be recorded. To keep this a safe space for attendees to share information and thoughts freely, workshops won’t be recorded.

We’ll be sure to share high-level takeaways to the Epoch community after the conference.

I need to take the day off. How can I convince my boss? 

We know it can be tough to get buy-in from your team. That’s why we’ve prepared this customizable letter for you to showcase the value of this experience. Let us know if you need help strategizing and we’re here to support!

Interested in participating?

Be a speaker

Join our esteemed group of keynote speakers and panelists. Share your insights on some of the hottest industry topics, like what's next for employee experience and how to evolve company culture.

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Be a participant

Join Epoch & Talk 2023 alongside other industry leaders and innovators. Grab your spot before they run out!

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Be a sponsor

Get your company right in front of an engaged audience. Perks include exclusive spotlights and access to recruiting resources.

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