CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Thursday, 26th September 2019

Registration

All day at the Conference Desk (Skala 2).

 

Pre-conference workshops

08:30 – 11:45

Introduction to Human Performance Technology – HPT – Dr. Roger Addison

Connecting Organization Strategy to Business Continuity – John B. Lazar and Daniela Robu

13:00 – 16:15

Performance Improvement in Emerging Economies – Klaus Wittkuhn

Building Innovating Teams – Nenad Dafincevski, MBA and Ivan Gjorgjievski, M.Sc.

 

Conference Opening

17:00 – 18:30

Conference Agenda Highlights and introduction to 2019 Open Assist

Wines of Macedonia 

Opening Reception and Open Assist Team Formation

18:30 – 20:30

 

Friday, 27th September 2019

 

Registration

All day at the Conference Desk.

 

Open Assist

08:00 – 08:30

Open Assist Team Formation Continued and Client Question Development

 

Open Assist Briefing and team Q&A with Open Assist Client (Wines of Macedonia)

08:30 – 10:30

Open Assist Client Representatives:

Ms. Elena Mladenovska

Ms. Elena Miloshevska

 

Coffee Break (Skala 2)

10:30 – 10:45

 

Keynote Speaker

10:45 – 11:45

Ivan Skender, Senior Director of Business Transformation, Human Resources and Corporate Communications, A1 Telekom Austria Group

 

Coffee Break (Skala 2)

11:45 – 12:00

 

Concurrent sessions 

12:00 – 13:00

Leading in a Complex World – What Matters Most?John Lazar

The Three Myths – Performance Management for Sustainable Business GrowthNatasa Ivanovska, Biljana Velevska, Biljana Deskoska

The Spiral HPI Framework Meets AgileAnthony Marker & Steve Villachica

 

Lunch & Open Assist Teamwork

13:00 – 15:00

Concurrent sessions continued

15:00 – 16:00

The Blueprint for Green Performance Sustainability – achieving real work results – Belia Nel

Strategic Planning & Performance-Based Management in the Public Sector – Lika Inashvili & Levan Gogoladze

Making a Collaborative Poster as a Scaffolding Process for Professional Learning and Performance Improvement – Dr. Vera Leykina

   

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:15

 

Concurrent sessions continued

16:15 – 17:15

Using Gaming for Learner Engagement and Growth – Rose Baker

Establishing a synergistic ‘Emotional Intelligence — Artificial Intelligence’ integration model: Creating a sustainable ‘human’ future for all – Fritz Lebowsky & Sarah Spradlin

Resource Economy in Performance Improvement Approach – Raanan Haas

 

Evening Event 

18:00 – 22:00

 

Saturday, 28th September 2019

Open Assist Teamwork

08:00-09:00

Concurrent sessions 

09:00 – 10:00

Cross-Cultural Interviewing Best Practices: 7 Tips for ethically collecting valid data across cultures – Lisa A. Giacumo & D’Jeane T. Peters

Managing Transformation in Health Sector: Breaking Barriers to Improve Quality of Health Care Service Delivery – Maia Gogoladze & Felix Shaprio

Forming Future Teams – Liberating Performance Innovation & Agility – Peter Baverso & Zikiria Chaudhary

 

Coffee Break

10:00 – 10:15

Senior Executive Panel

10:15 – 12:15

Panelists:

Alp Er Tunga Ersoy, General Manager, TAV N. Macedonia

Angelka Peeva Luarencic, Managing Director, ImagePR

Dan Timotin, General Manager, Pivara Skopje AD

Viktor Mizo, Managing Director, Kostal Macedonia

Vasko Kronevski, CEO, Nextsense

Moderator: Margo Murray, President & COO – MMHA The Managers’ Mentors, Inc. – USA

Lunch & Learn Sessions

12:15 – 13:45

 

Keynote Speaker

13:45 – 14:45

Kalin Dimtchev, General Manager, Microsoft Bulgaria

 

Coffee Break

14:45 – 15:00

 

Open Assist – Proposal presentations and evaluation

15:00 – 17:00

 

Conference Debriefing and Closing 

17:00 – 17:30