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11:30 ET 10 mins

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Welcome to StaffPlus Live

A welcome to StaffPlus Live from your hosts Tanya Reilly and Blanca Garcia Gil.

11:40 ET 15 mins

Career paths, progression, promotion IC Leadership Career ladders

Role and Influence: The IC trajectory beyond Staff

As you become an increasingly senior IC, subtle changes in the scope of your role shape the kinds of influence you can have and are expected to have

11:55 ET 40 mins

Career paths, progression, promotion IC Leadership Career ladders

What is senior IC? Flavours of technical leadership

Although the Senior IC ladder is starting to become more defined why aren’t more people talking about this shift, and what does leadership actually look like as Senior IC?

12:35 ET 10 mins

Career paths, progression, promotion

Luminary Interview with Diane Tang

As you grow as a technical leader, identifying career paths and opportunities can be difficult and you can easily get stuck without knowing what it takes to get you to the next level. So as a Senior IC, how do you get here? What is the job like? How do you map your career map?

12:50 ET 15 min

Break - 15 minutes

13:00 ET 15 mins

Communication & relationships Mentoring, coaching & feedback

Live long and prosper as a senior IC

In this chat, we’ll explore how Vulcan logic can inform communicating and acting ethically.

13:15 ET 15 mins

Mentoring, coaching & feedback

The delegation equation

In this storytelling session Leslie Chapman, Distinguished Engineer, will explore the right ways and times to delegate, and the pitfalls of not delegating properly.

13:30 ET 10 mins

Career paths, progression, promotion

Luminary Interview with Lea Kissner

As you grow as a technical leader, identifying career paths and opportunities can be difficult and you can easily get stuck without knowing what it takes to get you to the next level.

13:5 ET 35 mins

Break

14:25 ET 40 mins

Leadership skills

Project Execution: Setting-up a cross-team project for success

In this panel, we’ll be focusing on successful strategies for landing big projects. We’ll discuss the principles of how to plan, conceptualize, and deliver big projects.

15:05 15 mins

Technical direction & strategy Scaling software & systems

Scaling Incident Management: How we grew Google Meet 50x during COVID19

This talk will cover how we organized the work -- human, technical, and organizational -- needed to prevent outages while we strove to keep ahead of pandemic-driven explosive product growth, and we’ll apply it to future long-running, large-scale incidents.

15:20 ET 15 mins

Technical direction & strategy

Technical strategy power chords

This talk will be most useful for folks just getting started with technical strategy, but even virtuosos may get a useful tip or two.

15:35 ET 15 mins

Scaling software & systems

To kill it with fire, or not to kill it with fire?

This talk explores the technical, organizational, cultural, and psychological factors that matter when we choose between full rewrites or incremental change.

15:45 ET 15 min

Break - 15 minutes

16:00 ET 40 mins

Communication & relationships

Navigating the manager <> senior IC relationship

In this panel, we’ll explore the senior IC <> manager relationship, thinking about how to create a mutually beneficial partnership.

16:45 ET 10 mins

Career paths, progression, promotion

Luminary Interview with Coraline Ada Ehmke

As you grow as a technical leader, identifying career paths and opportunities can be difficult and you can easily get stuck without knowing what it takes to get you to the next level.

16:55 ET 15 mins

Professional development Career ladders

So you're Staff+ ... now what?

This talk will cover how to define your development journey as a Senior IC, figuring out what you should be working on, how to set your goals, and keep track of your progress.

17:10 ET 5 mins

Conference wrap up

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