March 18th, 2020 | 8:30AM - 12:30PM | San Francisco, CA

Building for the Skills of the Future

More than ever before, advancing technologies like AI and data analytics are redefining how we do business and as the expectations of the workforce evolve, the workplace has to play catch-up. As an L&D leader, you’re responsible for preparing your organization and your employees not just for what is happening now, but what will come next.

That’s why we’ve created this morning program to show you the hottest skills and learning trends for 2020. You’ll experience an interactive change agility framework and come away with tactical programs and strategies to take back to your organization to build for the skills of the future.
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What you can expect

  • A deep-dive into this year’s top learning trends and predictions and tactical ways to navigate them
  • An interactive workshop focused on building and deploying change agility programs that can scale across your organization
  • Meaningful connections with other L&D and People professionals with whom you can get new ideas and share best practices
  • Walk away with the confidence to prepare your workforce for the skills of the future


Wednesday, March 18
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Check-in and fuel up for the morning with coffee, tea, and a warm, delicious breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome to the Udemy for Business Forum
9:15 am - 9:40 am
The Skills of the Future: Discovering The Latest Trends & Hottest Skills of 2020 with Yvonne Chen, VP of Marketing at Udemy for Business
Understanding the future skills your organization will need to stay competitive in the ever-evolving skills landscape is critical for L&D and People leaders. New technologies like artificial intelligence are rapidly reshaping the world of work, but most organizations aren't ready. In this session, Yvonne Chen, VP of Marketing at Udemy for Business, will dive into Udemy's 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report which highlights this year’s latest learning trends & hottest skills based on what 40+ million people are learning on Udemy.
9:40 am - 10:05 am
Designing Employee-First Programs for the New Decade
In 2020 and beyond, the L&D function will play a critical role in guiding organizations through this period of radical change. Discover how organizations like yours are constructing L&D initiatives that identify and minimize company-specific skills gaps and learn how to implement innovative programs that can help equip your workforce with the skills of the future.
10:05 am - 10:25 am
Connect with fellow People leaders over morning refreshments
10:25 am - 11:55 am
How an Escape Room Can Help Your Organization Navigate Change with Shelley Osborne, VP of Learning at Udemy
Change is hard. Change is also inevitable and necessary. In today’s constantly shifting world, it’s critical that businesses are ready to adapt and thrive in change. In this workshop, Udemy's VP of Learning, Shelley Osborne, will take you through a hands-on and interactive session to showcase the critical elements of change and provide the necessary strategies and methodologies to successfully navigate your organization through change.
11:55 am - 12:30 pm
Closing Reception
Before heading back to work, enjoy light bites and foster the new connections you made throughout the morning
Yvonne Chen
Vice President of Marketing,
Udemy for Business
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Shelley Osborne
Vice President of Learning,
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PCH Innovation Hub
135 Mississippi Street San Francisco, CA 94107
If you’d like to learn more about the event, please contact the Udemy events team at events@udemy.com