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Opening and Closing Sessions

Get inspired and motivated at the start and end of your EXPerience

Opening Keynote: From Battlefield to COVID Emergency Room – Leadership Under Pressure by Dr. Sudip Bose

Join us Monday, May 24; 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. as Dr. Sudip Bose walks us through his lessons on Leadership Under Pressure.

From combat medical service in Iraq to the front lines of COVID-stricken emergency rooms, Dr. Bose takes audiences through some of his most daunting experiences leading in times of crisis. As one of America’s foremost doctors on mass casualty, disaster care, PTSD and now the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Bose passionately believes that, even in a world of doom and gloom, we can brave chaos, act confidently, and live healthy. With inspiring optimism, Dr. Bose shares battle-proven strategies to stay grounded in the face of overwhelming circumstances, lead under pressure and make tough decisions.

As a battalion surgeon during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Dr. Sudip Bose’s service earned him the Bronze Star for the distinction of completing one of the longest combat tours by a physician since World War II. He is also the U.S. physician who treated Saddam Hussein after U.S. forces captured him from the spider hole.

During the Second Battle of Fallujah, he provided medical care in the streets while being protected by overhead snipers — he understands how to thrive in the extreme. Dr. Bose is one of America’s most experienced doctors on mass casualty, disaster care, and PTSD. He most recently designed two-year emergency training program for the ER team in Odessa, Texas. Incredibly, his highly prepared team was able to put his cutting-edge principles into action following the horrific shootings there in 2019.

He characterizes his service in the Army as a humbling and transformational experience. He talks about the profound impact of treating war casualties, performing life-saving procedures during raids and patrols, and offering humanitarian care in Baghdad.

Dr. Bose uses his experiences in the ER and on the battlefield to help audiences understand how to lead lives of impact and service — in the process, he shares the keys to staying grounded in the face of overwhelming circumstances.

His background and uplifting, positive attitude enable him to embrace countless new challenges and ventures — in medicine, entrepreneurship, personal health, and life — and he has become a vocal advocate for improved health care for Americans.

Selected as one of the Leading Physicians of the World by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals, Dr. Bose is a practicing emergency physician and health correspondent for many national media outlets. He has appeared on the Dr. Oz show and frequently speaks on emergency medicine, mental health issues for veterans, PTSD, and promoting an individual’s healthy mind and body.

Because of his lifelong passion for veteran advocacy, Dr. Bose founded The Battle Continues, a 501c3 non-profit focused on helping veterans fight their health battles beyond combat.

Closing Keynote: Workplace of the Future – New Rules for a New World by Mike Walsh

Join us Wednesday, May 26; 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. as Mike Walsh explores the Workplace of the Future - New Rules for a New World. 

In this closing keynote, Mike will speak about how COVID-19 hastened the arrival of a radical new future of work. While for many of us, working from home has been a new and unexpected challenge, it is just the start of a much bigger transformation set to reshape the nature of business itself. To survive, every organization will have to virtualize.

Whether it be serving customers through digital channels or leveraging AI, algorithms, and automation to ensure business continuity - we are likely to experience in the next twelve months, a decade's worth of change. And for leaders, now more than ever, is a time to upgrade their capabilities, embrace new technologies, and reimagine what they do.

Mike Walsh's inspiring new keynote presentation will offer IH/OEHS professionals an insight into the organizations and leaders that are successfully navigating this period of change and how to create a playbook for their own transformation. Becoming future-proof is more than just about getting through the current crisis - it is about being ready for the new world that awaits us on the other side. Read More Here.

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