Program

Preliminary agenda is subject to change.


  • Tuesday, April 10

    General Session with Barry Davis (8:30-10:00 AM)

     

    Morning Breakout Session (10:30-11:45 AM)

    • Conflict Happens: Deal with it…Productively

      Presented by Andy Widen and Robin Kellogg

      Looking to continue the Everything DiSC® journey?  Or maybe expand your client base? Join us to learn about the newest Everything DiSC assessment and facilitation, Productive Conflict. It is designed to help individuals respond to conflict in an effective and practical way. Discover how we got here, the science behind our approach, and the resources available to you and your clients. You’ll be able to open new doors by helping clients make the most of the inevitable conflict in all organizations.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: Everything DiSC®
    • Cultivating a Team Culture: Insights from Jeff Gibson on Using The Five Behaviors™

      Presented by Jeff Gibson, The Table Group

      What happens after you introduce an organization to The Five Behaviors™? How do you maintain momentum in building a team culture? How do you help organizations create a culture of peer-to-peer accountability? Jeff Gibson, President of Table Group Consulting, draws upon his 20+ years of experience working with The Five Dysfunctions team model to explore ideas for accelerating momentum in building a team culture.  This will be highly interactive, so come prepared for a lively session!

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Engaging and Educating Your Clients: Prospering from Learning Opportunities

      Presented by Yvonne Johnson and Jeannie Bril

      Wiley Educational programs allow you to create engaged and knowledgeable clients. This session will cover options across our brands for arming clients with deeper content knowledge, enhanced by the latest in digital learning. Be the first to learn about our newest client course, Everything DiSC® Essentials, an offering for clients who want a better understanding of the Everything DiSC® model, but not the commitment of certification. Discover new insights for engaging your Five Behaviors™ clients through online accreditation and re-accreditation. Whatever your business need, you’ll hear about the varied learning opportunities available to you both today and in the future.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: Everything DiSC®, ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Strength in Numbers: PXT Select™ Insights

      Presented by Crystal Thomas and Dr. Amanda Howard

      It’s been a year since the launch of PXT Select™ and we have some data to share with you. Join us as we dig into the numbers to reveal hidden insights of product uses, lessons learned, and adoption strategies. You will also learn about the winning strategies of other PXT Select Partners.  With the powerful combination of our research and Partner feedback, you’ll be ready to build out your selection story.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: ​PXT Select™
    • Work Smarter with the PXT Select™ Toolkit

      Presented by William Hull and David Smith

      Work smarter, not harder, by knowing (and using!) what’s in your PXT Select™ toolkit. We’ve created content and processes that support broad adoption and expansion of PXT Select within your client’s organization. Join us for an examination of the best practices and resources to make the toolkit work for you.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: PXT Select™

    Afternoon Breakout Session (1:15-2:30 PM)

    • Conflict Happens: Deal with it…Productively

      Presented by Andy Widen and Robin Kellogg

      Looking to continue the Everything DiSC® journey?  Or maybe expand your client base? Join us to learn about the newest Everything DiSC assessment and facilitation, Productive Conflict. It is designed to help individuals respond to conflict in an effective and practical way. Discover how we got here, the science behind our approach, and the resources available to you and your clients. You’ll be able to open new doors by helping clients make the most of the inevitable conflict in all organizations.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: ​Everything DiSC®
    • Cultivating a Team Culture: Insights from Jeff Gibson on Using The Five Behaviors™

      Presented by Jeff Gibson, The Table Group

      What happens after you introduce an organization to The Five Behaviors™? How do you maintain momentum in building a team culture? How do you help organizations create a culture of peer-to-peer accountability? Jeff Gibson, President of Table Group Consulting, draws upon his 20+ years of experience working with The Five Dysfunctions team model to explore ideas for accelerating momentum in building a team culture.  This will be highly interactive, so come prepared for a lively session!

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Engaging and Educating Your Clients: Prospering from Learning Opportunities

      Presented by Yvonne Johnson and Jeannie Bril

      Wiley Educational programs allow you to create engaged and knowledgeable clients. This session will cover options across our brands for arming clients with deeper content knowledge, enhanced by the latest in digital learning. Be the first to learn about our newest client course, Everything DiSC® Essentials, an offering for clients who want a better understanding of the Everything DiSC® model, but not the commitment of certification. Discover new insights for engaging your Five Behaviors™ clients through online accreditation and re-accreditation. Whatever your business need, you’ll hear about the varied learning opportunities available to you both today and in the future.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: Everything DiSC®, ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Rethinking the Classroom Experience: Research-based Insights from Your Learners

      Presented by Dr. Mark Scullard and Jeanette Westerling

      We asked thousands of Everything DiSC® and Five Behaviors™ participants about their experience in the classroom. In this session, we’ll share our findings. We’ll answer those nagging questions like, are full-day sessions more powerful than half-day sessions? Are small group discussions more impactful than interactives? Which Everything DiSC application got the best reviews? Learn how you can help your clients rethink their approach to facilitation.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: ​Everything DiSC®, The Five Behaviors™
    • Work Smarter with the PXT Select™ Toolkit

      Presented by William Hull and David Smith

      Work smarter, not harder, by knowing (and using!) what’s in your PXT Select™ toolkit. We’ve created content and processes that support broad adoption and expansion of PXT Select within your client’s organization. Join us for an examination of the best practices and resources to make the toolkit work for you. 

      Brand: ​PXT Select™

    Late Afternoon Breakout Session (3:00-4:15 PM)

    • Engaging and Educating Your Clients: Prospering from Learning Opportunities

      Presented by Yvonne Johnson and Jeannie Bril

      Wiley Educational programs allow you to create engaged and knowledgeable clients. This session will cover options across our brands for arming clients with deeper content knowledge, enhanced by the latest in digital learning. Be the first to learn about our newest client course, Everything DiSC® Essentials, an offering for clients who want a better understanding of the Everything DiSC® model, but not the commitment of certification. Discover new insights for engaging your Five Behaviors™ clients through online accreditation and re-accreditation. Whatever your business need, you’ll hear about the varied learning opportunities available to you both today and in the future.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: Everything DiSC®, ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Rethinking the Classroom Experience: Research-based Insights from Your Learners

      Presented by Dr. Mark Scullard and Jeanette Westerling

      We asked thousands of Everything DiSC® and Five Behaviors™ participants about their experience in the classroom. In this session, we’ll share our findings. We’ll answer those nagging questions like, are full-day sessions more powerful than half-day sessions? Are small group discussions more impactful than interactives? Which Everything DiSC application got the best reviews? Learn how you can help your clients rethink their approach to facilitation.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: Everything DiSC®, ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Showcases and Better Together Marketing: The Keys to Growing Your Business!

      Presented by Jason Ingram and Dena Mayo

      Connecting with and converting the decision maker is critical to your sales process.  Let us help you!  In this session, you’ll discover how our highly impactful Showcase Events and the Better Together Marketing landing page not only highlight you as our Partner, but more importantly connect you directly with clients and prospects, allowing you to tell your story in a unique way.  We’ll share some Partner best practices and success stories that will highlight why these two unique opportunities are a ‘must-add’ to your growth strategy.  

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: All Brands
    • Strength in Numbers: PXT Select™ Insights

      Presented by Crystal Thomas and Dr. Amanda Howard

      It’s been a year since the launch of PXT Select™ and we have some data to share with you. Join us as we dig into the numbers to reveal hidden insights of product uses, lessons learned, and adoption strategies. You will also learn about the winning strategies of other PXT Select Partners.  With the powerful combination of our research and Partner feedback, you’ll be ready to build out your selection story. 

      Brand: PXT Select™
    • Think Data Privacy Doesn't Apply to You? Better Think Again!

      Presented by Sia Ahmadzadeh and Jens Damsholt

      The updated European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will soon become enforceable.  This regulation reaches beyond European-based businesses. Learn more about the impact of evolving data privacy standards and regulations to your business, and understand your choices in managing this increasingly critical aspect of working with your clients and learners.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: All Brands
  • Wednesday, April 11

    General Session with Brian Napack, CEO of Wiley (8:30-10:00 AM)

     

    Morning Breakout Session (10:30-11:45 AM)

    • Everything DiSC® Client Panel: Productive Conflict

      Moderated by Julie Straw

      There’s no “one size fits all” to implementing Productive Conflict in your client organizations—there are many ways to approach it, all with personal learner and organizational benefits! In this client panel session, you’ll hear directly from four companies that have implemented Productive Conflict programs. You'll be inspired by the creative ways they’re using Productive Conflict—and the results they’re already seeing!

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: Everything DiSC®
    • PXT Select™: A Client's Perspective (Client Panel 1)

      Moderated by Candace Perkins

      Smarter hiring means better business.  We know the best remedy for talent acquisition and retention is to hire someone who best fits the job and can hit the ground running.  Attend this panel to hear clients discuss how PXT Select™ became their selection tool of choice, what problem they were trying to solve, and how the tool is kept alive in their organization.  You will gain new ideas for helping clients get the most value out of their investment.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: PXT Select™
    • PXT Select™: A Client's Perspective (Client Panel 2)

      Moderated by Crystal Thomas

      Smarter hiring means better business.  We know the best remedy for talent acquisition and retention is to hire someone who best fits the job and can hit the ground running.  Attend this panel to hear clients discuss how PXT Select™ became their selection tool of choice, what problem they were trying to solve, and how the tool is kept alive in their organization.  You will gain new ideas for helping clients get the most value out of their investment. 

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: PXT Select™
    • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Client Panel: Retention, Engagement & Boosting the Bottom Line

      Moderated by Holly Allen

      Teamwork is a key driver in successful organizations. With The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team®, teams are performing at a higher level: increasing employee retention, strengthening engagement, boosting the bottom line, and more. In this client panel session, you’ll gain insights from three organizations that highlight how The Five Behaviors™ empowered them to energize and engage a team-oriented culture to achieve results. You’ll come away with new ideas and passion for developing great teams in your client organizations.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brand: The Five Behaviors™
    • Think Data Privacy Doesn't Apply to You? Better Think Again!

      Presented by Sia Ahmadzadeh and Jens Damsholt

      The updated European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will soon become enforceable.  This regulation reaches beyond European-based businesses. Learn more about the impact of evolving data privacy standards and regulations to your business, and understand your choices in managing this increasingly critical aspect of working with your clients and learners.

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: All Brands

    Afternoon Breakout Session (1:30-2:45 PM)

    • Everything DiSC® Client Panel: Productive Conflict

      Moderated by Julie Straw

      There’s no “one size fits all” to implementing Productive Conflict in your client organizations—there are many ways to approach it, all with personal learner and organizational benefits! In this client panel session, you’ll hear directly from four companies that have implemented Productive Conflict programs. You'll be inspired by the creative ways they’re using Productive Conflict—and the results they’re already seeing!  

      Brand: Everything DiSC®
    • PXT Select™: A Client's Perspective (Client Panel 1)

      Moderated by Candace Perkins

      Smarter hiring means better business.  We know the best remedy for talent acquisition and retention is to hire someone who best fits the job and can hit the ground running.  Attend this panel to hear clients discuss how PXT Select™ became their selection tool of choice, what problem they were trying to solve, and how the tool is kept alive in their organization.  You will gain new ideas for helping clients get the most value out of their investment.

      Brand: PXT Select™
    • PXT Select™: A Client's Perspective (Client Panel 2)

      Moderated by Crystal Thomas

      Smarter hiring means better business.  We know the best remedy for talent acquisition and retention is to hire someone who best fits the job and can hit the ground running.  Attend this panel to hear clients discuss how PXT Select™ became their selection tool of choice, what problem they were trying to solve, and how the tool is kept alive in their organization.  You will gain new ideas for helping clients get the most value out of their investment. 

      Brand: PXT Select™
    • Showcases and Better Together Marketing: The Keys to Growing Your Business!

      Presented by Jason Ingram and Dena Mayo

      Connecting with and converting the decision maker is critical to your sales process.  Let us help you!  In this session, you’ll discover how our highly impactful Showcase Events and the Better Together Marketing landing page not only highlight you as our Partner, but more importantly connect you directly with clients and prospects, allowing you to tell your story in a unique way.  We’ll share some Partner best practices and success stories that will highlight why these two unique opportunities are a ‘must-add’ to your growth strategy.  

      This session will be repeated.
      Brands: All Brands
    • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Client Panel: Retention, Engagement & Boosting the Bottom Line

      Moderated by Holly Allen

      Teamwork is a key driver in successful organizations. With The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team®, teams are performing at a higher level: increasing employee retention, strengthening engagement, boosting the bottom line, and more. In this client panel session, you’ll gain insights from three organizations that highlight how The Five Behaviors™ empowered them to energize and engage a team-oriented culture to achieve results. You’ll come away with new ideas and passion for developing great teams in your client organizations.

      Brand: The Five Behaviors™
    • Think Data Privacy Doesn't Apply to You? Better Think Again!

      Presented by Sia Ahmadzadeh and Jens Damsholt

      The updated European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will soon become enforceable.  This regulation reaches beyond European-based businesses. Learn more about the impact of evolving data privacy standards and regulations to your business, and understand your choices in managing this increasingly critical aspect of working with your clients and learners.

      Brands: All Brands

    Keynote: Dr. Mark Scullard (3:15-4:30 PM)

  • Thursday, April 12

    Keynote: Don Miller, Author of Building a StoryBrand (9:00-10:30 AM)


    Morning Breakout Session (11:00 AM - 12:15 PM)

    • Conflict Happens: Deal with it…Productively

      Presented by Andy Widen and Robin Kellogg

      Looking to continue the Everything DiSC® journey?  Or maybe expand your client base? Join us to learn about the newest Everything DiSC assessment and facilitation, Productive Conflict. It is designed to help individuals respond to conflict in an effective and practical way. Discover how we got here, the science behind our approach, and the resources available to you and your clients. You’ll be able to open new doors by helping clients make the most of the inevitable conflict in all organizations.

      Brand: Everything DiSC®
    • Empowered Clients=Power Users: How PXT Select™ Client Certification can Grow Your Business

      Presented by Jidana James and John Bradford

      Wiley’s upcoming PXT Select™ Client Certification creates knowledgeable in-house advocates! Join us to get a high-level walkthrough of the certification, explore the power of blended learning, and understand how beta testing creates better products and strengthens client relationships. As a bonus, your participation in this session provides an opportunity to recommend clients for the upcoming beta test.

      Brand: PXT Select™
    • Engaging and Educating Your Clients: Prospering from Learning Opportunities

      Presented by Yvonne Johnson and Jeannie Bril

      Wiley Educational programs allow you to create engaged and knowledgeable clients. This session will cover options across our brands for arming clients with deeper content knowledge, enhanced by the latest in digital learning. Be the first to learn about our newest client course, Everything DiSC® Essentials, an offering for clients who want a better understanding of the Everything DiSC® model, but not the commitment of certification. Discover new insights for engaging your Five Behaviors™ clients through online accreditation and re-accreditation. Whatever your business need, you’ll hear about the varied learning opportunities available to you both today and in the future.

      Brands: Everything DiSC®, ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Rethinking the Classroom Experience: Research-based Insights from Your Learners

      Presented by Dr. Mark Scullard and Jeanette Westerling

      We asked thousands of Everything DiSC® and Five Behaviors™ participants about their experience in the classroom. In this session, we’ll share our findings. We’ll answer those nagging questions like, are full-day sessions more powerful than half-day sessions? Are small group discussions more impactful than interactives? Which Everything DiSC application got the best reviews? Learn how you can help your clients rethink their approach to facilitation.

      Brands: Everything DiSC®, ​The Five Behaviors™
    • Showcases and Better Together Marketing: The Keys to Growing Your Business!

      Presented by Jason Ingram and Dena Mayo

      Connecting with and converting the decision maker is critical to your sales process.  Let us help you!  In this session, you’ll discover how our highly impactful Showcase Events and the Better Together Marketing landing page not only highlight you as our Partner, but more importantly connect you directly with clients and prospects, allowing you to tell your story in a unique way.  We’ll share some Partner best practices and success stories that will highlight why these two unique opportunities are a ‘must-add’ to your growth strategy.  

      Brands: All Brands

    Building Your Brand Story with Barry Davis (1:30-4:30 PM)

  • Learning Lab Presentation Schedule

    New for 2018, we are holding 15-minute Learning Lab presentations to demonstrate and answer questions on some key topics. No preselection or registration required... just drop in!

    Tuesday, April 10

    • 7:30 AM: New to EPIC? Get Smart Fast

      If you are new to EPIC, this is the session for you. We will introduce you to some of the shortcuts available in EPIC that can help you save time when you assign access codes and generate reports.

      Presenters: Pia Scott-Kristensen, Channel Development Associate Ruth Walbon, Manager - Platform Product
    • 8:00 AM: Your New MindLab™ Connect!

      Be the first to see your new and improved exclusive Partner resource site, MindLab Connect. One site for all three brands, better navigation, and—drum roll please—a new Search function!

      Presenter: Jessica Trelaun, Project Manager
    • 11:55 AM and 12:40 PM: PAC Time Saver: Scheduling Templates

      Save frequently used scheduling scenarios as templates so you can use them over and over again. When it’s time to schedule a candidate, just select a saved template and enter the candidate’s
      name and email address.

      Presenter: Sharon Marchant, Associate Manager - Platform Product and Robin Mottern, Manager - Partner Resources

    Wednesday, April 11

    • 7:30 AM: PAC Time Saver: Self-Registration

      Send generic assessment links to candidates. The link allows the candidate to enter his or her own name and email address before beginning the assessment. All the scheduling burden is eliminated!

      Presenter: Sharon Marchant, Associate Manager - Platform Product and Robin Mottern, Manager - Partner Resources
    • 8:00 AM: Experienced in EPIC? Take It to the Next Level

      Even if you are an experienced EPIC user, there may still be a few tips and tricks we can teach you. In this session, we will cover topics that could help you make your day easier and introduce
      you to some of the hidden power of EPIC.

      Presenters: Pia Scott-Kristensen, Channel Development Associate and Ruth Walbon, Manager - Platform Product

    Thursday, April 12

    • 7:45 AM: New Shopping Cart for Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors™

      We’ll walk you through the new shopping cart feature for one-stop shopping. Get EPIC credits and facilitation kits, as well as Everything DiSC® and Five Behaviors™ marketing materials—all
      in one place!

      Presenters: Becky Halat, Consumer Insights Specialist and Beth Keup, Consumer Insights Specialist
    • 8:15 AM: Event Registration Best Practices Using Cvent

      Learn best practices for registering yourself and your clients for showcases and education courses. Gain tips on how to streamline the registration process and easily modify registrations. You’ll walk away with registration insights within minutes!

      Presenter: Jennifer Sanderson, Project Manager