Synthesis Workshop :: Boston 2017

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Roxbury Innovation Center
Boston, MA


9:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
9:30 AM Susan_Strom_KA_Advance Welcome + Orientation
Susan Strom
Director of Client Success, Knowledge Architecture
10:00 AM Hilary Barlow Building Our Practice Area Knowledge Base & Community
Hilary Barlow
Architect, Payette
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Ami Goudie Focus on Fundamentals: Essential Content at CobbFendley
Ami Goudie
Marketing Director and Principal, CobbFendley
11:30 AM Jennifer Zagarella width= Sharing Department Updates and Firmwide Initiatives at Shepley Bulfinch
Jennifer Zagarella
Manager of Internal Practices, Shepley Bulfinch
Sarah Sack Sarah Sack
Human Resources Assistant, Shepley Bulfinch
12:15 PM Key Takeaways Lunch Hangouts
Attendees will gather in small groups for detailed conversations about the intranet priorities most relevant to their firms. We encourage breakout attendees to not only talk about, but also show each other, relevant aspects of their firm’s Intranets. To facilitate this kind of sharing, please consider bringing a laptop or tablet through which you can access your firm’s Synthesis Intranet.

1:15 PM Zucu Bermann Ingersoll Synthesis Product Update & Discussion
Zucu Bermann Ingersoll
Director of Product, Knowledge Architecture
Christopher_Parsons_KA_Connect_2015 Christopher Parsons
Founder and CEO, Knowledge Architecture
2:15 PM Break
2:45 PM Key Takeaways Working Session: Strategic Internal Communications
Using Knowledge Architecture’s Firm Priorities and Performance from Leadership Playbook as a guide, you’ll identify bright spots in your firm’s strategic internal communications practices. At the end of the working session, we’ll come back together and learn what’s working in the larger community.
3:45 PM Break
4:15 PM Shannon Kaplan Intranet Tour: Willis @ AKF Group
Shannon Kaplan
Operations, AKF Group
4:35 PM Karen Robichaud Intranet Tour: iThreads @ Payette
Karen Robichaud
Director of Creative Engagement, Payette
Dan Gallivan Dan Gallivan
Director of Information Technology, Payette
5:00 PM Wrap Up
5:30 PM Client Reception


Roxbury Innovation Center
2300 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02119
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Synthesis Workshops are free of charge and limited to active clients of Knowledge Architecture.