CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Thursday, 26th September 2019

Registration

All day at the Conference Desk (Skala 1).

 

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 – Gorazd Smilevski

 

Conference Opening

17:00 – 18:30

Conference Agenda Highlights and introduction to 2019 Open Assist

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 – 09:00

Open Assist Team Formation Continued and Client Question Development

 

Open Assist Briefing and team Q&A with Open Assist Client – TBD

09:00 – 11:00

Opean Assist Client Representatives (TBD)

 

Concurrent sessions 

11:30 – 12:30

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

12:30 – 14:00

 

Keynote Speaker

14:00 – 15:00

TBD

 

Open Assist Teamwork

15:00 – 16:00

 

Concurrent sessions continued

16:00 – 17:00

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

 

Evening Event 

17:30 – 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

 

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

Moderator: Juan Pablo Ortiz – Partner and Senior Consultant – YESP Consulting, Sweden

Lunch & Learn Sessions

12:15 – 13:45

 

Concurrent Sessions continued

13:45 – 14:45

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

 

Open Assist – Proposal presentations and evaluation

15:00 – 17:00

 

Conference Debriefing and Closing 

17:00 – 17:30