Wed, Dec 12, 2018 2:00 PM EST

There's been an endless amount of analysis around today's generationally mixed workforce and just what Millennials bring to the mix. How can we separate best practices from hogwash? Join us for this mixed-generation panel discussion, where we address the day-to-day logistics involved in appealing to - and working alongside - attendees and co-workers of various age groups.


Michael J. Shapiro, Senior Editor, Meetings & Conventions


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Lindsey Pollak
Multigenerational Workplace Expert

Lindsey Pollak is one of the country's leading experts on the millennial generation and today's multigenerational workplace. She is the New York Times bestselling author of two career advice books. Her new book, The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace will be published by HarperCollins in May 2019. Lindsey's speaking audiences and consulting clients have included more than 250 top corporations, conferences, law firms and universities, including Barclays, Estée Lauder, GE, JP Morgan, LinkedIn, Yale, Harvard and Stanford. Lindsey's advice and opinions have appeared in such media outlets as The TODAY Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and NPR. Lindsey is a graduate of Yale University and is based in New York City.

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Kevin Iwamoto, GLP, GTP
Senior Vice President, GoldSpring Consulting

Kevin is a globally recognized industry influencer and subject matter expert in corporate travel, procurement, GDPR and strategic meetings management. He is also former president and CEO of the board of directors for the Global Business Travel Association, and has served on numerous association boards, most recently as a board member for the US Council for the MPI Foundation.
Kevin was recently named for the third time in five years by Successful Meetings as one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry. Among his countless honors and industry accolades are inclusion in the Top 500 People in Events by BizBash, a 2016 MPI Rise Award for Meetings Industry Leadership, BTN travel manager of the year and one of the Top 25 Most Influential Executives, GBTA's President's Award and GBTA's rarely awarded Industry Icon Award (he is only one of eight recipients). He writes a popular award-winning industry blog, published by Meetings & Conventions. He has two published books to his credit - Strategic Meetings Management: From Theory to Practice, and most recently, Your Personal Brand: Your Power Tool to Build Career Integrity.
Before joining GoldSpring Consulting, Kevin held senior-level positions with Lanyon and Hewlett-Packard. He is a passionate advocate of industry education and has mentored many young professionals who are new to the travel and meetings industries.
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Alexa Carlin
Founder and CEO of Women Empower Expo

Alexa Carlin is a nationally renowned public speaker, founder and CEO of the Women Empower Expo and creator of, a speaker training program. She launched the Women Empower Expo (WEX) in 2016 and grew it within a year to become the largest event for female leaders and entrepreneurs in South Florida and Washington D.C.
Alexa has been featured on FOX, ABC, CBS, Cheddar TV and The Oprah Winfrey Network. She was also on the cover ofMeetings & Conventions when she was named one of "15 young professional go-getters to watch." Gold Coast's Fort Lauderdale Daily named Alexa one of the most powerful women in Fort Lauderdale by Gold Coast's Fort Lauderdale Daily.

Alexa's mission is to make a difference in at least one person's life every single day.


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