Keynotes and Facilitation on The Future of Work and Learning

AMP Amplify Festival, Australia (2015, 2017)

LeadIn HR Group, China, (2017)

Google News: USA, Europe, South America (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

International Start Up Festival, Canada (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Innovate For Jobs (i4J), USA (2016)

Industrial Design Society of America, USA (2016)

Design Management Institute, USA (2015)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solve International Conference, USA (2015)

Council of Independent College Presidents, USA (2014, 2015)

International Society For Innovation Management (ISPIM), Canada (2014)


AMP Amplify Australia, 2015

Heather McGowan is an education to work consultant who uses single frame visuals to clarify complex concepts such as the future of work. In this talk she explains how rapidly advancing technology and expanding globalization requires that we rethink work, employment, and our social compact. 


Chris Shipley is a leading technology and product analyst who has been placed on the Top 10 Minds in Small Business list by Fortune Small Business Magazine. Her self-proclaimed love of metaphors enlivens this talk with its comparison of a Sumo-type approach to business vs. a Peloton-type approach, illustrating that the best way to be big in business is to stay small.

LEADIN GROUP, China, 2017

This is a talk on the Future of Work catered for HR Managers in China with specific focus on issues of attracting and retaining talent. As we approach the greatest velocity of change the future of work is learning