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Updated Jun 12, 2024, 11:36am EDT
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The World of Work 2024 Livestream

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The Scene

This year’s State of the Global Workplace Report from Gallup shows us that pandemic-era trends are continuing to reshape how employees across industries, and the world at work, feel, and plan for their futures.

Join Semafor’s senior editors live from Washington, D.C. for a convening of policymakers and business leaders to discuss the latest Gallup data and what it means for economic growth, business investment, public health, and the role leaders play in encouraging a healthier work-life balance.

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EVENT AGENDA

Opening Remarks

Featuring: Bennett Richardson, General Manager & Global Head of Public Affairs, Semafor

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Video: Pulse Check: How are Workers Around the World Feeling?

Presentation: The Takeaways: The State of the Global Workplace

Featuring: Jon Clifton, CEO, Gallup

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Panel: Finding a Work-Life Balance

Expectations for work have dramatically changed since the pandemic, but management and employees are often at a disconnect. How can people thrive in both work and life?
Featuring:
 Toni Thompson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Etsy; Dr. Jim Harter, Chief Scientist, Workplace, Gallup; Elizabeth Bryant, SVP and Chief People Officer, Southwest Airlines
In Conversation with: Gina Chon, Senior Editor, Semafor

Interview: Making Work More Family Friendly

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The role employers play in supporting workers outside of the office.
Featuring:
 Jessica Harrah, Chief People Officer, KinderCare
In Conversation with: Gina Chon, Senior Editor, Semafor

Video: Work to Live versus Live to Work

Panel: From Vlogs to Boardrooms: What’s Next for Creators

The opportunities and obstacles facing the creator economy.
Featuring:
 Stephanie Patrick, COO, Theorist Media; Matt Patrick, President, Theorist Media
In conversation with: Gina Chon, Senior Editor, Semafor

Video: The Impact of Management on Worker Engagement

Interview: The View from The Corner Office

How CEOs are navigating today’s business environment.
Featuring:
 David Tudehope, CEO, Macquarie Telecom
In Conversation with: Gina Chon, Senior Editor, Semafor

Partner Session: The View from ServiceNow

Featuring: Jacqui Canney, Chief People Officer, ServiceNow
In Conversation with: Bennett Richardson, General Manager, Semafor

Panel: Business Town Hall

The priorities, opportunities and risks for companies looking to upskill their workforce, improve employee wellbeing, and recruit talent.
Featuring:
 Jason Tyszko, Senior Vice President, Policy and Programs, Chamber of Commerce; Dane Linn, Senior Vice President of Corporate Initiatives, The Business Roundtable
In conversation with: Jordan Weissmann, Washington Editor, Semafor

Video: Generation Toolbox: Why Gen Z is Picking Trades over Degrees

A look inside trade schools and apprenticeship programs as federal and state programs are incentivizing young people to pick up trades to meet the growing domestic manufacturing demand.

Panel: Building the Next Generation Workforce

How do we best prepare the workforce, from recent grads to mid-level employees for the future of work?
Featuring:
 Valerie Capers Workman, Chief Talent Engagement Officer, Handshake; Chike Aguh, Senior Advisor, Project on Workforce, Harvard University
In conversation with: Jordan Weissmann, Washington Editor, Semafor

Interview: Prioritizing Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health is a top concern for Gen Z workers– how can employers address it in both traditional and nontraditional workplaces
Featuring:
 Karishma Patel Buford, Chief People Officer, Spring Health
In conversation with: Meera Pattni, Global Head of Communications, Semafor

Interview: The New Fight for Labor Rights

Labor unions have notched a series of historic wins in recent years from the factory floor to newsrooms. This conversation will examine how we got to this moment in labor rights and what it means for workers.
Featuring:
 Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
In Conversation with: Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief, Semafor

Closing Remarks

Featuring: Bennett Richardson, General Manager, Semafor

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