Distributed Work Conference, Ascent by Oyster HR on August 8, 2022 Online Working with distributed teams.

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Welcome to Ascent by Oyster, a free virtual conference where anyone passionate about distributed work—founders and C-level executives, People Ops pros, and knowledge workers around the globe—connect to change the world of work, together.

This year, our focus is on navigating distributed work—and life beyond work too.

Rise up in the new
world of work

Join us for a day full of possibilities as we look beyond borders and into the future of distributed work.  

We’re reimagining the workplace through global employment and supporting team wellbeing at the same time. From impact to mental health, discover what’s in the cards—and how to unlock your global team’s fullest potential.

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Tony Jamous

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Gregg Miller

Hear from our keynote speakers—Oyster’s Tony Jamous (CEO) and Gregg Miller (VP of Product Marketing)—as they meditate on the growing role of global employment platforms in this new era of work.

Agenda

One day. Seven sessions. Endless opportunities to transform the workplace.
August 11th  US Pacific Time
Keynote
9:00-9:45AM
Distributed Work in 2022 and Beyond: What’s Next for Global Employment Platforms
Speakers: Tony Jamous, Greg Miller
Panel Discussion
10:00-10:45AM
Strategies for Building Thriving Teams Across Cultures, Timezones, and Markets
Moderator: Stacey Slater
Speakers: Ally Fekaiki, Brandon Sammut, Lona Alia, Mark Frein
Fireside Chat
11:00-11:30AM
Tackling Imposter Syndrome, Stress, and Burnout in Remote Teams
Moderator: Rhys Black
Speakers: Scott Shute
Panel Discussion
11:30-12:00PM
How to Evaluate Global Talent that Doesn’t “Fit the Mold”
Moderator: Eryn Marshall
Speakers: Cameron Brown, Roy Baladi, Tyler Parson
Panel Discussion
12:00-12:45PM
From ESG to Impact: Making a Difference on a Global Scale
Moderator: Jack Mardack
Speakers: Xavier Langlois, Frances Edmonds, Karen Craggs-Milne
Panel Discussion
1:00-1:45PM
Creating a Successful Distributed Company Culture from Scratch
Moderator: Lisa Paredes
Speakers: Heather Doshay, Cara Brennan Allamano, Kim Rohrer
Panel Discussion
2:00-2:30
Does Your DEIB Strategy Support Your Distributed Team?
Moderator: Kim Rohrer
Speakers: Erin L. Thomas, Avantha Arachichi, Aubrey Blanche

Speakers

Jack Mardack

Co-Founder

Oyster

Tony Jamous

Co-Founder

Oyster

Ally Fekaiki

Founder and CEO

Juno

Brandon Sammut

Chief People Officer

Zapier

Gregg Miller

VP of Product Marketing

Oyster

Scott Shute

Award-winning author

Former LinkedIn Exec

Eryn Marshall

Global Talent Acquisition

Oyster

Kim Rohrer

Head of Employee Experience

Oyster

Heather Doshay

Managing Director, People + Talent

Signal Fire

Avantha Arachchi

Chief Operating Officer at

A-Frame Brands

Aubrey Blanche

Founder & CEO

The Mathpath

Frances Edmonds

Head of Sustainable Impact

HP Canada

Stacey Slater

Global Talent Operations Manager

Oyster

Jack Mardack

Co-Founder

Oyster

Tony Jamous

Co-Founder

Oyster

Ally Fekaiki

Founder and CEO

Juno

Brandon Sammut

Chief People Officer

Zapier

Gregg Miller

VP of Product Marketing

Oyster

Scott Schute

Award-winning author

Former LinkedIn Exec

Eryn Marshall

Global Talent Acquisition

Oyster

Kim Rohrer

Head of Employee Experience

Oyster

Heather Doshay

Managing Director, People + Talent

Signal Fire

Avantha Arachchi

Chief Operating Officer at

A-Frame Brands

Aubrey Blanche

Founder & CEO

The Mathpath

Francis Edmonds

Head of Sustainable Impact

HP Canada

Stacey Slater

Global Talent Operations Manager

Oyster

Kris Martinez

Manager, Internal Events & Communication

Oyster

Cara Brennan Allamano

Chief People Officer

Lattice

Mark Frein

Chief Workplace Officer

Oyster

Lisa Paredes

Product Marketing Manager

Oyster

Roy Baladi

Founder

Jobs for Humanity

Rhys Black

Head of Workplace Design

Oyster

Erin L. Thomas

VP, Head of Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging

Upwork

Xavier Langlois

Chief Legal and Impact Officer

Beamery

Karen Criggs Milne

Top HR Innovator

Cameron Brown

Co-Founder at

Niya

Tyler Parson

VP of People

Chili Piper

Kris Martinez

Manager, Internal Events & Communication

Oyster

Cara Brennan Allamano

Chief People Officer

Lattice

Mark Frein

Chief Workplace Officer

Oyster

Lisa Paredes

Product Marketing Manager

Oyster

Roy Baladi

Founder

Jobs for Humanity

Rhys Black

Head of Workplace Design

Oyster

Erin Thomas

VP, Head of Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging

Upwork

Xavier Langlois

Chief Legal and Impact Officer

Beamery

Karen Criggs Milne

Top HR Innovator

Cameron Brown

Co-Founder at

Niya

Tyler Parson

VP of People

Chili Piper

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