10:00AM CST

Optional Campus Tour for VIPs

  • Experience a tour of the Southwest Headquarters led by members of the Culture & Engagement Team

11:00AM CST

VIP Experience: A-List for the Day

The Future of Working the Southwest Way
  • Participate in an exclusive conversation between Executive Vice President People & Communications, Linda Rutherford, and Ginger Hardage, Former SVP Culture & Communications
  • (Optional ticket purchase while supplies last)
Linda Rutherford, Executive Vice President People & Communications
Ginger Hardage, Former SVP Culture & Communications

11:30AM CST

Optional Campus Tour for General Admission

  • Experience a tour of the Southwest Headquarters led by members of the Culture & Engagement Team

12:30PM CST

Check-in and Lunch

  • Enjoy lunch on us while you network with fellow attendees

1:15PM CST

General Admission Program Begins

1:25PM CST

Keynote Message

Inside Southwest’s Corporate Culture
  • Experience an impactful message from Whitney Eichinger, Vice President Culture & Engagement covering topics such as:
    • The importance of a strong Culture
    • What is Southwest’s secret sauce?
    • Three key strategies to support your company Culture
  • Participate in Live Q&A
Whitney Eichinger, Vice President Culture & Engagement

 

2:00PM CST

Panel 1: Attracting and retaining world-class Employees

  • Hear from, and interact with, Southwest Leaders representing People (human resources), Culture & Engagement, and Employee Experience
Lori Winters, Sr Director Employee Experience
Kelby Tansey, Manager Talent Acquisition
Patty Herbeck, Manager Onboarding Experience

2:50PM CST

Panel 1: The Heart of Southwest — Our People

  •  Hear from experts representing the People, SWA University, Employee Experience, and Change Leadership Departments
Elizabeth Bryant, Vice President, Southwest Airlines University
Lindsey Lang, Director, People
Chris Johnson, Vice President, Ground Operations

2:35PM CST

Break

2:50PM CST

Panel 2: Nurturing the Culture

  • Hear from, and interact with, Southwest Leaders representing Southwest University (training & development), Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and Change Leadership

 

 

 

Crystal Graves, Director Employee Relations
Angie Sanders, Director Leadership & Employee Development
Juan Suarez, Vice President Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

3:30PM CST

Panel 3: Winning the Hearts of Customers

  • Hear from, and interact with, Southwest Employees that embody the famous Southwest Hospitality on the front lines every day. 
Steve Goldberg, Senior VP Operations and Hospitality
Mark Aitala, Austin Ops Agent
Clayton White, Dallas Flight Attendant
Jaime Kaufman, Nashville Customer Service Agent

4:15PM CST

Happy Hour

  • Network with SWA employees & fellow attendees
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