Leadership Insights Forum Schedule of Events

*Please note that the schedule below is subject to change. Check back often for updates.

Monday, October 11
TIME Event Location

Attendee Arrivals

Boston, Massachusetts

Leadership Insights Forum Registration & Info Desk

Stop by the Registration Desk to pick up your name badge and conference materials.

Encore Boston Harbor

Leadership Insights Forum Kick-off & Encore Master Class

Start the Leadership Insights Forum in style and learn from a local expert, sponsored by the Encore Boston Harbor.

Encore Boston Harbor


IRF Fall Festival

Sponsored by Encore Boston Harbor and CSI DMC

Celebrate New England traditions with a locally sourced menu served outside on one of the Encore’s beautiful harbor-side lawns.

Encore Boston Harbor

Tuesday, October 12
TIME Event Location

Leadership Insights Forum Breakfast 

Encore Boston Harbor

Morning Education Sessions

Transformation Keynote: Lisa Tanzer

IRF Research Preview: The Psychology of Points  

  • Adam Presslee, University of Waterloo
  • Susan Adams, Vice President, Next Level Performance
  • Allan Schweyer, Chief Academic Advisor, IRF

Facilitated Small Group Discussions: Transforming Program Structures for Maximum Effectiveness

Encore Boston Harbor

Leadership Insights Forum Lunch

Encore Boston Harbor


Afternoon Education Sessions

IRF Research Preview: 2022 Outlook for Merchandise, Gift Card, and Event Gifting and Discussion on the State of Rewards

  • Rick Garlick, Chief Research Advisor, IRF

Facilitated Roundtable Discussions: The Role of Incentives in the New Talent Market

Encore Boston Harbor


Closing Reception & Dinner

The Newbury Boston

Wednesday, October 13
TIME Event Location

Attendee Departures

Boston, Massachusetts
8:00 - 10:00AM

Grab-and-Go Breakfast

Encore Boston Harbor