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August 15-18, 2021
The Diplomat Beach Resort
Hollywood, FL, USA
#Ascend2021

Just because you can’t join us in Florida doesn’t mean you have to miss out! With live-streaming sessions and online networking, there’s plenty in story for Ascend’s virtual attendees.

Decide you want to join us in person after all? Take a look at the in-person agenda.

Monday, August 16
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Global Ascend 2021 Kick-Off Event (exclusively online)
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Motivational Keynote: Sebastian Terry on 100 Things
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tradeshow Open
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Women in Technology Panel and Educational Breakout Sessions
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
Tuesday, August 17
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Business Keynote from IBM
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tradeshow Open
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Global Discussion Forum (exclusively online)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thought Leadership Keynote: Jason Averbook and Jess Von Bank on The “Now” of Work
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
6:00 p.m. Virtual Attendee Game Close
Wednesday, August 18
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tradeshow Open
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Closing Session & Prize Giveaways (exclusively online)