Staffing World 2020 will take place in a state-of-the-art, interactive, virtual environment, Oct. 19–22. ASA has a powerful lineup of keynote presenters—futurists and visionaries who will deliver insights on the new world of work, digital transformation, and impactful leadership.
Heather E. McGowan
Future of work strategist Heather McGowan helps startup companies and Fortune 500s meet the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution—the rapid advancement of technology tools into the domain of human knowledge work. Her think tank, Work to Learn, promotes a vision of future work driven by continuous education and adaptation. A well-known and respected source of statistical analysis and workforce projections, McGowan will open Staffing World by addressing what could be a new future of work, one deeply affected by a pandemic, and examine the implications for the staffing industry.
Digital leadership and transformation visionary Erik Qualman says his work includes technology choices and solutions—but at its core, it’s about people. Qualman helps business leaders and their companies succeed and grow by embracing and harnessing the power of a digital world, a world that continues to be fueled by relationships and connections. During his Staffing World keynote presentation, Qualman will discuss digital leadership and transformation in the context of the staffing industry’s current and future challenges and opportunities.
Marc H. Morial is president and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization. As Mayor of New Orleans from 1994 to 2002, Morial led New Orleans’ renaissance, and left office with a 70% approval rating. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and African American Studies, he also holds a law degree from the Georgetown University.
Carla Harris is vice chairman of global wealth management and senior client adviser at Morgan Stanley where she is responsible for increasing client connectivity and penetration to enhance revenue generation across the firm. The recipient of numerous professional awards, Harris was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council in 2013. She is the author of two best-selling books, Strategize to Win and Expect to Win. Her Staffing World keynote will address “Impactful Leadership: Currency, Change, and Creating a Powerful Presence.”
In addition to the keynote presentations, Staffing World will deliver dozens of targeted, interactive learning sessions and valuable networking opportunities for staffing professionals at all levels of their careers.