Track 2 (Technology)

Technology (Day 1 – Track 2)

Technology (Track 2)

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see Productivity Summit’s 2019 Schedule. We will be updating it as soon as anything changes throughout the virtual conference, and we’ll push notifications here within the Summit platform.

At or before the time of each session, click on the image for that session to launch the presentation.

8:45 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Opening Remarks

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

9:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Using Microsoft Outlook To Control Your Day

Jim McCullen | Control Your Day & Corporate Email Mastery

Facebook | Twitter

Description: Jim McCullen will take you through his Getting Things Done (GTD) based system Control Your Day, introduce you to powerful features in Outlook that will simplify how you receive, process and organize your email and tasks, and finally offer some great tips on changes you can make today to reduce the time you spend managing email.

10:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Getting Communication Done in an All-Remote Team

Michael Sliwinski | Nozbe

Facebook | Twitter

Description: How to implement the concept of Pyramid of Communication for better team productivity. With real-life examples of mobile apps that make team communication efficient and productive.

11:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

A Digital Task List: The 7 Essentials for Making It Work

Frank Buck, EdD | Frank Buck Consulting 

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

Description: How quickly can you look at your “list,” know exactly what to do next, and see all the relevant information needed to do it? Learn what to look for in a good digital task list and how to set it up. Experience the joy of front-end thinking and a simple system to achieve total control and peace of mind.


Noon EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Lunch


12:45 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Panel Discussion: The Future of Productivity Technology 

Ted Roden | Fancy Hands

Troy Christmas | TaskClone

Michael Sliwinski | Nozbe

Christina Willner | Amazing Marvin

Andrew Malcolm | Evernote

Description: Are you ready to learn about what the future has in store for productivity technology? We invited some of the brightest minds leading the way in productivity technology to sit down with Productivity Summit host, Ray Sidney-Smith, to answer questions and discuss what technology will help make you more productive in the coming years. This is a must-attend event of the Summit. Bring your questions as we’ll let the panel answer a few questions from the live audience!

2:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Evernote – The Ultimate Inbox for GTD

Stacey Harmon, MBA | Harmon Enterprises | EverDone

Facebook | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram

Description: 

“You should have as many in-trays as you need and as few as you can get by with. You need this function to be available to you in every context, since things you’ll want to capture may show up almost anywhere.” ~ David Allen, Getting Things Done®. 

It is no wonder that so many GTD practitioners have flocked to Evernote as their tool for GTD. No other software tool matches the capture power of Evernote across every context. Evernote is the ultimate inbox for GTD. Learn why in this remote presentation by Evernote Regional Leader and Evernote Certified Consultant Stacey Harmon.

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Data-Driven Productivity

Bob Stanke | BobStanke.com

LinkedIn | YouTube | Twitter

Description: We live in a world surrounded in data.  Many of the products and services we use on a daily basis utilize data to (hopefully) help improve our lives.  How can we start using personal data to make us more productive?  In this session, Bob Stanke will show you several ways in which you can untap the power of your personal data to become your best productive self.

4:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Building a Second Brain

Tiago Forte | Forte Labs

Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | LinkedIn | Instagram

Description: Do you ever feel like you have too much to do, too much to keep track of, or just too many ideas? It’s not a problem with you or your productivity. A human life has become too complex for a single human brain to manage. You need a Second Brain to help you store your ideas and insights. In this session I will show you how to make one using digital notes apps, based on my experience teaching more than 1,000 students in more than 60 countries.

5:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Mega Productivity Networking Event

Join your fellow Productivity Summit 2019 attendees to network, share what the most important thing is that you learned or realized today, and make new friends! We’re testing the boundaries of video technology today to bring you all face-to-face for some mega productivity networkingRSVP here. We’ll be announcing our giveaway prize winners at the end of the event; you must be in attendance to win!

Technology (Day 2 – Track 2)

Technology (Track 2)

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see Productivity Summit’s 2019 Schedule. We will be updating it as soon as anything changes throughout the virtual conference, and we’ll push notifications here within the Summit platform.

At or before the time of each session, click on the image for that session to launch the presentation.

8:45 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Opening Remarks

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

9:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Tech Tools to Support Your Productivity (For People Who Aren’t ‘Techie’)

Kerry Thomas | Conquer the Chaos

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | LinkedIn

Description: We live in a world surrounded in data.  Many of the products and services we use on a daily basis utilize data to (hopefully) help improve our lives.  How can we start using personal data to make us more productive?  In this session, Bob Stanke will show you several ways in which you can untap the power of your personal data to become your best productive self.

10:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Come up for Air: How Your Team Can Leverage Systems and Tools to Stop Drowning in Work

Nick Sonnenberg | Leverage

Podcast | Twitter

Description: Nick Sonnenberg’s mission is to help your team get more productive—because the reality is that individual productivity is easy, but team productivity is not. Through years of business efficiency consulting, Nick has found three areas that all companies—regardless of size, age, revenue, or industry—struggle in. That’s why he’s built his own business efficiency framework called CPR, which stands for Communicate, Plan, and Resource. The goal of CPR and the focus of Nick’s talk is to learn how and when to use the tools available to you so you can get productive as a team and stop drowning in work.

11:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Keynote: The Biggest Cover Up In Productivity History

Demir Bentley | Lifehack Bootcamp 

Facebook | YouTube | Instagram

Description: Most people have the misconception that mastering their time is 1 skill, when really it’s about mastering 4 interlocking skills – Focus, Attitude, Stamina AND Time. This is something Demir Bentley calls the FAST Time Mastery Method. Without these 4 skills, you’ll find that reading all the productivity books in the world won’t truly change your productivity.


Noon EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Lunch


1:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

What Makes OmniFocus Unique?

Tim Stringer | Learn OmniFocus

YouTube | Twitter

Description: OmniFocus is an award-winning personal task manager for Mac, iOS, Apple Watch, and Web with a worldwide following. Attend this session and learn about signature features that are unique to OmniFocus, including a built-in “Review” facility to help you keep your system relevant and a “Forecast” feature designed to help you keep a proactive eye on the future. You’re welcome to attend whether you’re brand new to OmniFocus or are a seasoned user looking to take your usage up a notch.

2:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Getting More Done: The Art and Science of Personal Productivity

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

Description: Most people are thinking about being productive from  top-down or bottom-up approach. And, while that’s good for getting things done, it’s not in Ray Sidney-Smith’s perspective, the right view (pun intended). So, what is? After a 20-year journey studying over 400 books on personal productivity and related genres, hundreds of scientific studies, and working with productive professionals in many facilitation capacities, Ray thinks he’s devised a framework that prepares you to get more done.

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

3:30 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Integrate: Evernote

Lindsey Holmes | Usable Tech

Description: Lindsey Holmes is a 10-year Evernote Pro/ Power User, the former Evernote Small Business Ambassador, one of the first Evernote Certified Consultants and most recently the feature of the official Evernote Skills Course. She has written several books on how to use Evernote for maximum efficiency as well as the intersection between the tool and her core industry – Digital Marketing. Her most popular book,  ‘Integrate: Evernote,’ was co-written with former Evernote Head of Education and Productivity Thought Leader Josh Zerkel And has sold over 50K copies.

At the Productivity Summit, Lindsey will provide her most necessary Evernote tips and Integrations and how to identify one’s ‘pain points’ and automate them for productivity success.

4:30 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

5:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Mega Productivity Networking Event

Join your fellow Productivity Summit 2019 attendees to network, share what the most important thing is that you learned or realized today, and make new friends! We’re testing the boundaries of video technology today to bring you all face-to-face for some mega productivity networkingWe’ll be announcing our giveaway prize winners at the end of the event; you must be in attendance to win!

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