Keynote Speakers


OPENING CEREMONY
Sunday,September 20

Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon
Best Selling Author and Keynote Speaker
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MOTIVATIONAL BREAKFAST
Monday, September 21

Ian Morrison

Ian Morrison
Author, Consultant and Futurist
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CLOSING CEREMONY
Tuesday, September 22

Talent Anarchy 

Talent Anarchy
Social Gravity
Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships
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Jon GordonJon Gordon
International Best Selling Author and Speaker

Jon Gordon is one of the most sought after speakers in the world today. His best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world and his principles have been put to the test by numerous NFL, NBA, and college coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits.

The Energy BusThe No Complaining RuleJon is the author of The Wall Street Journal bestseller "The Energy Bus;" "The No Complaining Rule;" "Training Camp, Soup: A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture;" "The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work;" "The Positive Dog: A Story About the Power of Positivity;" and his latest book "The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All."

Sponsored by

Cigna

Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. His clients include The Atlanta Falcons, Oklahoma City Thunder, Campbell Soup,Wells Fargo, State Farm, Novartis, Bayer, Northwestern Mutual, GE and many more.

Jon also impacts thousands of teachers and students each year through his work with schools, universities and non-profit organizations.

Jon lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and when he’s not running through airports or speaking to businesses, hospitals or school leaders, you can find him playing tennis or lacrosse with his wife and two“high energy”children.

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Ian MorrisonIan Morrison
Author, Consultant and Futurist

Ian is an internationally known author, consultant, and futurist specializing in long-term forecasting and planning with particular emphasis on health care and the changing business environment. He combines research and consulting skills with an incisive Scottish wit to help public and private organizations plan their longer-term future.

Ian has written, lectured, and consulted on a wide variety of forecast¬ing, strategy, and health care topics for government, industry, and a variety of nonprofit organizations in North America, Europe, the Middle-East and Asia. He has spoken to a range of audiences from the boards of Fortune 100 companies to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing. Ian has worked with more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in health care, manufacturing, information technology, and financial services. Recent client sponsors include GE, Kaiser Permanente and the Mayo Clinic. He is a frequent commentator on the future for television, radio, and the print media.

Sponsored by

Transamerica

Ian is the author of Leading Change in Healthcare: Building a Viable System for Today and Tomorrow (AHA Press, June 2011) and Healthcare in the New Millennium: Vision, Values and Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2002). His previous book: The Second Curve - Managing The Velocity of Change (Ballantine, 1996) was a New York Times Business Bestseller and Businessweek Bestseller. Ian has co-authored several other books and chapters, including Future Tense: The Business Realities of the Next Ten Years (William Morrow, 1994) and Looking Ahead at American Health Care (McGraw-Hill, 1988). He also has co-authored numerous journal articles for publications such as Chief Executive, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Across the Board, The British Medical Journal, New England Journal of Medicine, and Health Affairs.

Ian is President Emeritus of the Institute for the Future (IFTF). Ian is a founding partner in Strategic Health Perspectives a joint venture between Harris Interactive and the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management. From 1996-1999, Ian was retained by Accenture, (formerly Andersen Consulting), as Chairman of the Health Futures Forum. In that capacity, Ian chaired a number of international forums on the future of health care.

Before coming to IFTF in 1985, Ian spent seven years in British Columbia, Canada, in a variety of research, teaching, and consulting positions. He holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in urban stud¬ies from the University of British Columbia; an M.A. in geography from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a graduate degree in urban planning from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England). He is a past director and chair of the California Health Care Foundation; a director of the new Martin Luther King Hospital in Los Angeles; a past director of the Health Research and Education Trust (HRET), the research and education arm of the American Hospital Association; and a past director of the Center for Healthcare Design. Ian currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (an affiliate of the American Medical Group Association). Ian also served as a member of the Stakeholders Advisory Committee of the Program on Health System Improvement at Harvard University.

The Future of the Health Care Marketplace: Implications for Human Resources Leaders

All health care stakeholders must prepare to play a new game in a reformed health system. Organizations and individuals need to be flexible to adjust to additional modifications in the reform agenda, including the push for more widespread reimbursement reform, the growth in transparency and accountability, and the relentless quest for value in health care driven by patients and purchasers. This presentation will focus on the political, economic, and strategic context of change in healthcare, describe the possible scenarios we face and examine how the various actors are preparing for the future. It will identify the leadership challenges and opportunities that lie ahead and will provide strategic insights on how organizations and individuals can flourish in the future. In particular, the presentation will focus on the key issues that health systems leaders are focusing on and the ways in which organizations can manage through the improvement fatigue in a time of high change.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the key trends creating change in healthcare
  • Understand how health system leaders are responding to these key trends
  • Realize the implications for human resource leaders in health care

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Talent AnarchyTalent Anarchy
Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships

Relationships matter, in both our personal and professional lives. Conventional wisdom tells us that “it’s not what you know, but who you know that matters.” But how do you get to know the right people?

Sponsored by

VALIC

In this high-impact keynote, Talent Anarchy reveals to the audience the awesome power of Social Gravity. Audiences discover the science behind how and why relationships form between people and gain an understanding of the value that exists within these relationships called social capital. The Six Laws of Social Gravity will then empower each individual with the knowledge and tools they need to grow a powerful network of relationships to fuel their personal and professional success.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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