Chapter Meeting

Chapter Meeting

January 16, 2018

Keynote Presentation

Decoding bias: recognize – change – act, with Petra Langwald

Educational Presentation

Organizational Forgetting: Why Planning for Forgetting is Important to Adoption, with KelliAnn Klindtworth

Keynote Presentation

Decoding Bias: Recognize – Change – Act

This presentation puts a spotlight on the recent trends to address bias in the workplace and how companies leverage neuroscience to mitigate it. Participants will explore types of bias and how it is processed in the brain. Participants will build a simple, personalized mitigation strategy that will proactively establish a plan to address a bias when it occurs and enable thoughtful decision making.

About the Speaker

langwald petraPetra Langwald has worked in technology companies in Germany, France, Canada and the United States. She holds two Master’s Degrees: One in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon and one in Technical Translation [English, German and French] from the University of Hildesheim, Germany. For the last 17 years, Petra has been working at Intel as a technical program manager on complex hardware or software programs across international teams. Petra is very passionate about diversity and inclusion at Intel and believes that diverse and inclusive teams will revolutionize company’s overall performance. She is a certified Intel University instructor for ‘MicroInequity’ and ‘Breaking Bias’ and teaches regularly open enrollment or intact classes. The attendees vary from recent college graduates to junior and senior new hires, individual contributors, and first level managers to senior VPs.


Educational Presentation

Organizational Forgetting: Why Planning for Forgetting is Important to Adoption

PM and L&D professionals often think about training and adoption of new materials through the acquisition of new knowledge. One of the biggest barriers to adoption is the historical and tribal knowledge in companies that keep bad habits alive and slows adoption of new tools and processes. Intentional forgetting is a component of successful implementations and a key component to managing change.

About the Speaker

klindtworth kelliKelli is a Master Practitioner with North Highland with over 15 years of experience in a variety of industries including Education, Retail, Technology, and Digital. Specific areas of expertise include Organizational Change Management, Training Design and Implementation, Organizational Design, Program and Project Management, and Human Capital.
Prior to joining North Highland, Kelli as a change expert for several fortune 500 companies including Nike and Intel. Her roles focused on the people and process components of major organizational shifts resulting in improved business efficiency and cross-functional collaboration. Additionally, Kelli has a rich background in employee engagement, having partnered with Gallup on thought leadership to enhance employee productivity and creating highly engaged work teams and culture. 
Kelli began her career as an inner-city high school teacher and holds a BS in Political Theory from New York University, an MA in Education Administration, an MBA focused on Organizational Development and is currently a Doctoral Candidate specializing in Transformational Leadership. 


Hickory Roasted Chicken
Roasted Garlic, Wild Mushrooms,
Harvest Rice, Chicken Demi Glaze,
Roasted Vegetables
Quinoa Stuffed Eggplant,
Soy Cheese, Herb Roasted Vegetables,
Fire Roasted Red pepper Coulis

Guinness Stout Cake


Doubletree Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland, Oregon

Pick up your parking voucher at the registration table–Parking is FREE!

4:00  Registration table opens
4:30  Educational presentation
5:30  Networking
5:35  New member welcome meeting
6:00  Dinner & announcements
7:00  Keynote presentation


Chapter Meeting includes Educational presentation, Keynote presentation and meal. 

Regular Pricing: 12/25/2017 – 1/10/2018

  • Non-members    $45
  • Chapter Members   $25
  • Chapter Student Members    $10

Late Fee Pricing:  Starts 1/11/2018

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Event Date 01-16-2018 4:00 pm
Event End Date 01-16-2018 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 12-25-2017
Cut off date 01-16-2018 11:55 pm
Individual Price $45.00
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