Employee Experience Symposium 2022

A day focused on employee engagement and experience for our new way of work. Connect, learn and share knowledge with top leaders and innovators.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

9:30 AM – 6:00 PM PT

Private location in San Francisco

Invite-only for Epoch community.
Want an invite? jade@epochapp.com


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.

Employee experience trends

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Optimizing hybrid workplace

How to design a modern workplace that caters to both in-person and virtual engagement.

Employee engagement strategies

Ways to increase engagement metrics.

Diversity and inclusion programs

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Tackling the great resignation

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Data and benchmarking

Strategies for reporting, benchmarking, budgeting, and amplifying messaging.


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