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NYC Assembly ’23: Full Program


Day 1 | June 19th

1:00 – 1:30PM: Opening Session, Ollie Henderson (Head of Marketing, Velocity Network Foundation)

1:30 – 1:50PM: Velocity Network™: latest and greatest, Dror Gurevich (CEO, Velocity Network Foundation)

1:50 – 2:00PM: Velocity Network™is the next-gen data utility layer for the global job markets, James Owens (Chairman of the Board, Velocity Network Foundation)

2:00 – 2:30PM: HCA Halthcare trailblazes the use of Velocity Network™ to accelerate onboarding and
mobilising of healthcare staff, Jennifer Berres (CHRO, HCA Healthcare), Mike Andrus (Human Capital Management & Technology, HCA Healthcare)

2:30 – 2:45PM: Honoring Juneteenth and DEI, Donald “DJ” Mitchell, Jr., Ph.D. (Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Molloy University)

2:45 – 3:20PM: Panel | Velocity Network™ can power-up the global education system, Scott Cheney (CEO, Credential Engine), Manoj Kutty (CEO, GreenLight Credentials), Mike Simmons (Ph.D.) (Strategic Partnerships, AACRAO)

3:35 – 3:50PM: Announcing new functionality on Velocity Network™, Andres Olave (Head of Product and Tech, Velocity Network Foundation)

3:50 – 4:50PM: The Trailblazers’ Challenge | Winners showcasing their use cases

4:50 – 5:00PM: Day 1 Wrap Up

5:30 – 7:00PM: Pitches and Pitchers | Velocity for Startups

Day 2 | June 20th

8:30 – 8:40AM: Day 1 Recap & Day 2 Opening, Ollie Henderson (Head of Marketing, Velocity Network Foundation)

8:40 – 8:55AM Building robust workforce ecosystems in today’s digital era, Jeff Schwartz (Co-Author, Workforce Systems: Reaching Strategic Goals with People, Partners, and Technologies)

8:55- 9:10AM: Meeting the global adoption challenge head on, Ximo Soler (Chair, Adoption Committee, Velocity Network Foundation)

9:10 – 9:40AM: Builders’ Stage #1 | Demonstrations from the leaders of the pack, Jobvite, Infor, Cisive / Precheck

9:55 – 10:30AM: Panel | From local pilots to mass adoption of verifiable career credentials, Montra Ellis (Senior Director of Product Strategy, UKG), Alex Kaplan (WW Leader, Learning Credential Network, IBM), Mark Leuba (Vice President Product, 1EDTECH)

10:30 – 10:45AM: Clusters as a framework to drive network density, Education Ecosystem, Healthcare Ecosystem, India IT Services Ecosystem

12:40-1:15 PM: Builders’ Stage #2 | Demonstrations from the leaders of the pack, Aon, Azilen, Dutch Banks Ecosystem, Greenlight, Korn Ferry

1:30-2:10PM: Wallets Deep Dive

1:30-2:10PM: Standards and Schemas

1:30 – 2:10PM: Primary Issuers, Notary Issuers, Identity Issuers

2:10 – 2:50PM: Designing User Experiences for Credential Adoption

2:10 – 2:50PM: Semantic layer and Linked Open data

2:10 – 2:50PM: Deployment Project Planning & Management

3:05 – 3:45PM: Panel | Powering up the global workforce, John Healy (VP, World Employment Confederation), Jason Tyszko (VP, Center for Education and Workforce, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation), Guillermo Corea (MD, Innovation Lab, SHRM), Shea Gopaul (Representative to the UN, International Organization of Employers)

3:45 – 3:55PM: Wrap Up Keynote

3:55 – 4:00PM: Claim Your Conference Verifiable Credential