2022 Global Talent Summit

The Other Greats - Reinvention, Rethink, Reshuffle, Renegotiation

The Global Talent Summit (GTS) is the premier space for multi-disciplinary stakeholders from the private sector, policy, academia, and innovation to come together to discuss the trends and solutions for the future of work and education. Since its founding in 2013, GTS has convened over 6,000 strategists, key opinion leaders, and relevant stakeholders to shape the future of talent through education, innovation, and recruitment.


October 5, 2022

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Welcome & Introductions

World in 2050 Megatrends
Ana C. Rold, Founder & CEO, Diplomatic Courier and World in 2050, Founder & Host, Global Talent Summit

9:30 – 9:50 AM Opening Keynote
Jim Clifton, Chairman, Gallup


From Resignation to Reinvention: Preparing for the Next Normal
During this segment we will present a series of “Lightning Talks” to illustrate the new megatrends in education, work, and workplace. The talks will inform on the issues, how they intersect, and how partners and key players are overcoming them as we enter the “Next Normal.”

9:50 – 10:05 AM Leading Change: The Six Traits of Agile Organizations
Rick Maher, President & CEO, Adaptive Human Capital

10:10 – 10:25 AM The Changing Role of HR
Karan Rhodes, CEO, Shockingly Different Leadership

10:30 – 10:45 AM Break

10:50 – 11:05 AM Credentialing Minds: Where the Future of the Internet, Education, and Work Converge
Mario Vasilescu, CEO & Co-Founder, Readocracy

11:10 – 11:25 AM ESD for ESG: Education for Sustainable Development
Carol O’Donnell, Executive Director, Smithsonian Science for Education Center

11:30 – 11:45 AM Reengaging Working Moms in the Post Pandemic Workplace
Chandra Sanders, Vice President of RISE, The Mom Project

12:00 – 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch & Table Talks
Moderated by Ana Rold & Kelly Ryan Bailey

Dante Disparte, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Policy, Circle


From Surviving to Thriving: Leveraging Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships
During this segment we will take the learnings from the first act and apply them into main stage discussion forums. Each forum will comprise 4-5 experts that will comment broadly on the subjects from the Lightning Presentations as well as examples of multi-stakeholder partnerships where solutions are being offered.

1:30 – 2:00 PM

The New Face of Education
Emiliana Rodriguez, Research Affiliate, Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University & Co-Founder, Joy XR
Catherine Millett, Senior Research Scientist, ETS
Danielle De La Fuente, CEO & Founder, Amal Alliance
Tracey Burns, Chief Research Officer, National Center on Education and the Economy
Moderator: Dominic Regester, Program Director, Education, Salzburg Global Seminar

2:00 – 2:10 PM Break

2:15 – 2:45 PM

New Pathways to Work and Career
Michelle Smith, Entrepreneur in Residence, Skills Baby
Fernando Rodriguez-Villa, CEO AdeptID
Jackson Smith, CTO & Co-Founder, Learning Economy Foundation
Stephanie Marken, Executive Director, Education Research, Gallup
Moderator: Mohamed Younis, Editor-in-Chief, Gallup News


From Resilience to Transformation: Conquering the Next Crisis
During this segment, delegates, speakers, and partners will break into their desired groups to work together on workshops. Delegates will spend 90 minutes together to learn leadership skills through StrengthsFinder and Ethical AI. After their sessions, the group will meet together in the Main Hall to report back on their key takeaways.

2:45 – 4:00 PM Strengths Finder Workshop
Hosted by Gallup at the Clifton Classroom

2:45 – 4:00 PM Ethical AI Workshop
Hosted by Beth Rudden, CEO, Bast.ai and Kelly Ryan Bailey, at the Drucker Classroom.

4:00 – 4:30 PM
Report Back
During this plenary, a representative from each workshop reports back to the full room their key takeaways.


4:30 – 5:30 PM Networking Reception

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