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Telecommuting during coronavirus? This event is for you.


We believe in the power of remote work, and as long-time practitioners in this field, we have assembled a free charity event for companies and remote employees, who are struggling with emergency work-from-home practices. Remote Aid 2020 is a one-day online event, which will take you through the most important areas of managing your distributed teams. Today remote work is no longer a perk, it is a necessity. To get it right, CEOs, managers and employees need to be educated. 

Attended by remote work speakers and experts, all of who are donating their time to deliver unparalleled content. 

You won’t get access to such a wide range of experts and businesses all in one place online anywhere else again. 
At all our sessions you will be able to join in the group chat and take part in Q&A sessions. It’s the perfect time to get the guidance you need 😁

Between sessions, you can also explore the virtual Expo Area which will allow you to interact with our partners, get product demos and more information on their products and services. They are also providing incredible deals that you will not get anywhere else so make sure you dedicate some time to delve into this area.

And we haven't forgotten that one of the most important parts of any conference is the networking opportunities. We have left space in the schedule for a dedicated face to face video networking time, but feel free to take part at any time that works for you. We can't wait to see you!

By the way, we've already collected $2,440 of voluntary donations to the American Red Cross to help its life-saving mission during the COVID-19 pandemic. Help us achieve our target of $5,000! Support the cause on our Gofund.me page.

About us
Running Remote are the organisers of the annual Premier Event for Remote-First Founders. We have been running live conferences for 500 attendees for three years in a row. The conference presents successful case studies from top remote work experts, who have scaled businesses with out an office, or with a hybrid model (part co-located). During the tough time of COVID-19, sadly we had no choice but to postpone our conference until September, originally set for April 20th in Austin, TX. This gave us the opportunity to organise Remote Aid - a charity event aimed at helping your organisation with remote work management practices. All proceedings from donations will be sent to Red Cross. 


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Schedule

· Expo
Registration & Expo Zone open
· Networking
Networking
Liam Martin
· Stage
Opening Talk with Liam Martin, Co-founder of Time Doctor & Running Remote
Liam Martin
· Expo
Product Demos & Live Chat
· Networking
Networking Session
Liam Martin
· Stage
Proven, practical advice to steer your teams through the COVID-19 crisis and come out ahead. Eran Zinman, Co-founder & CTO at monday.com
Eran Zinman
· Sessions
Effective communication in remote agile organizations. Molood Ceccarelli, Founder & CEO of Remote Forever
Molood Ceccarelli (RemoteForever)
· Sessions
Rethinking Hiring, Employment & People Ops In A Remote World. Dee Coakley, Co-founder & CEO of Boundless
Dee Coakley, Boundless
· Sessions
Translating your culture to remote. Matt Davey, Chief Operations Optimist at 1Password
Matt Davey (1Password)
· Sessions
Rapid Remote - Leader Preparation Plan. Sacha Connor, Founder and Lead Consultant at Virtual Work Insider
Sacha Connor (Virtual Work Insider)
· Stage
Selling in a Crisis. Steli Efti, CEO of Close
Steli Efti
· Sessions
Remote Meeting Dos and Don’ts - 10 Years of Remote Leadership Lessons Learned.... And Margaritas. Dave Macleod, CEO of Thoughtexchange
Dave MacLeod
· Stage
Fireside chat with Micha Kaufman, CEO & Co-founder of Fiverr. Interviewed by Liam Martin, Co-founder of Time Doctor & Running Remote
Micha Kaufman Liam Martin
· Sessions
The new way of working in the multi-experience economy. Simon Harrison, SVP & CMO at Avaya
Simon Harrison
· Stage
Fireside chat with David Heinemeier Hansson, Co-founder & CTO at Basecamp. Interviewed by Andreas Klinger, Investor at RemoteFirstCapital
David Heinemeier Hansson Andreas Klinger
· Sessions
6 Tips To Maximize Productivity Working From Home. Tricia Sciortino, CEO of Belay
Tricia Sciortino (BELAY)
· Sessions
Meeting productivity for remote teams. Christopher Finneral, Co-founder and CEO of SketchDeck
CHRIS FINNERAL
· Stage
Async communication for remote teams. Amir Salihefendic, Founder & CEO of Doist
Amir Salihefendic
· Sessions
First communication, then collaboration. Roberta Sawatzky, Remote Work Advocate at Okanagan Business School
Roberta Sawatzky
· Stage
How to energize remote teams. Ryan Chartrand, CEO of X-Team
Ryan Chartrand (X-Team)
· Sessions
Companies who adopt remote working will replace every company who doesn’t in 20 years. The reason is incredibly simple: talent and efficiency. Chris Herd, Founder & CEO of Firstbase
Chris Herd (Firstbase)
· Networking
Networking Session
Liam Martin
· Expo
Product Demos & Live Chat
· Sessions
Remote Team Essentials: How to build process and documentation into your culture. Darren Murph, Head of Remote at GitLab
Darren Murph
· Stage
Protecting your mental health as a remote professional. Sherry Walling, Founder of ZenFounder with Rob Walling, Co-founder of MicroConf & TinySeed
Rob Walling Sherry  Walling
· Sessions
Herding pink elephants: Using remote work to overcome your barriers to creativity and change. Stephen Gates, Head Design Evangelist at InVision
Stephen  Gates (InVision)
· Stage
The Suddenly Distributed Workforce. Taso Du Val, CEO of Toptal, Interviewed by Paul Estes, Editor-in-chief of Staffing.com
Taso Du Val Paul Estes
· Sessions
Legal compliance when hiring, onboarding and training remote teams. Tara Vasdani, Founder of Remote Law Canada
Tara Vasdani
· Sessions
Building a Remote First Mindset. David Hassell, CEO of 15Five
David Hassell
· Stage
The Benefits of Leveraging Local Communities in Remote Work. Tracy Keogh, Co-founder of Grow Remote. Renate Kohlmann, Chapter Lead at Grow Remote. David Abraham, Co-founder of Outpost. Jo Palmer, Founder of Pointer Remote Roles.
Tracy Keogh Renate Kohlmann Jo Palmer david abraham
· Sessions
How to stay healthy, keep focus and 5x your productivity while working from home. Gonçalo Hall, Founder & Remote Work Evangelist at Remote Work Movement
Gonçalo Hall
· Sessions
Communication and Compassion - What’s Needed In These Turbulent Times. Lori McLeese, Global Head of Human Resources at Automattic/WordPress.com
Lori McLeese (Automattic)
· Sessions
Preparing for the return to work wave. Karen Rubin, Chief Revenue Officer at Owl Labs
Karen Rubin (Owl Labs)
· Stage
Communication in remote teams. Stacy Elliott, Sr Director of Executive Communications at Microsoft. Ryan Malone, Founder and CEO at SmartBug Media. Chathri Ali, Chief Operating Officer at ReCharge. Sharon Koifman, Founder and CEO of DistantJob
Stacy Elliott Sharon Koifman (DistantJob) Chathri Ali (ReCharge)
· Sessions
How to manage a distributed team? Iwo Szapar, Remote Work Advocate & Co-founder of Remote How
Iwo  Szapar
· Stage
How You (Yes, You!) Can Help Rebuild Economies. John O'Duinn, the Senior Strategist at CivicActions
John O'Duinn
· Stage
Closing Remarks with Liam Martin, Co-founder of Time Doctor and Running Remote
Liam Martin
· Expo
Expo area
· Networking
After Hours Networking
Liam Martin

Speakers

Amir Salihefendic
Amir Salihefendic

Doist

Andreas Klinger
Andreas Klinger

RemoteFirstCapital

Chris Herd (Firstbase)
Chris Herd (Firstbase)

Firstbase

CHRIS FINNERAL
CHRIS FINNERAL

SketchDeck

David Heinemeier Hansson
David Heinemeier Hansson

Basecamp

David Hassell
David Hassell

15Five

Dee Coakley, Boundless
Dee Coakley, Boundless

Boundless

Jo Palmer
Jo Palmer

Pointer Remote Roles

John O'Duinn
John O'Duinn

CivicActions

Liam Martin
Liam Martin

Time Doctor

Lori McLeese (Automattic)
Lori McLeese (Automattic)

Automattic

Micha Kaufman
Micha Kaufman

Fiverr

Renate Kohlmann
Renate Kohlmann

Grow Remote

Rob Walling
Rob Walling

MicroConf

Roberta Sawatzky
Roberta Sawatzky

Okanagan Business School

Ryan Chartrand (X-Team)
Ryan Chartrand (X-Team)

X-Team

Sacha Connor (Virtual Work Insider)
Sacha Connor (Virtual Work Insider)

Virtual Work Insider

Simon Harrison
Simon Harrison

Avaya

Stacy Elliott
Stacy Elliott

Microsoft

Tara Vasdani
Tara Vasdani

Remote Law Canada

Tracy Keogh
Tracy Keogh

Grow Remote

Tricia Sciortino (BELAY)
Tricia Sciortino (BELAY)

Belay

Darren Murph
Darren Murph

GitLab

Gonçalo Hall
Gonçalo Hall

Remote Work Movement

Karen Rubin (Owl Labs)
Karen Rubin (Owl Labs)

Owl Labs

Matt Davey (1Password)
Matt Davey (1Password)

1Password

Molood Ceccarelli (RemoteForever)
Molood Ceccarelli (RemoteForever)

Remote Forever Summit

Stephen  Gates (InVision)
Stephen Gates (InVision)

InVision

Taso Du Val
Taso Du Val

Toptal

Chathri Ali (ReCharge)
Chathri Ali (ReCharge)

ReCharge

Eran Zinman
Eran Zinman

monday.com

Iwo  Szapar
Iwo Szapar

Remote-how

Sherry  Walling
Sherry Walling

ZenFounder

Steli Efti
Steli Efti

Close

Dave MacLeod
Dave MacLeod

Thoughtexchange

david abraham
david abraham

Outpost

Sharon Koifman (DistantJob)
Sharon Koifman (DistantJob)

Distant Job

Paul Estes
Paul Estes

Staffing.com

The event is over

Hosted by

Egor Borushko

Co-founder & Producer @ Running Remote.

Booths

Running Remote: 2-3 September, Austin | 50% Off

Running Remote: 2-3 September, Austin | 50% Off

The World's Largest Remote Work Conference

Twist | $150 in Twist Unlimited credit

Twist | $150 in Twist Unlimited credit

Made by Doist, Twist is the #1 team communication tool for distributed teams

Toptal | Spend $2000 and get a matching credit

Toptal | Spend $2000 and get a matching credit

The World's Top Talent, On Demand

GitLab | Use our Free Playbook

GitLab | Use our Free Playbook

Here, There, Everywhere: Empower your team to thrive remotely

monday.com | 15% discount

monday.com | 15% discount

Get remote ready in minutes

Remote Team | 2 Months Free

Remote Team | 2 Months Free

All-in-One tool for managing remote teams

Close | 30% off annual contract & 40% off for Close for Startups

Close | 30% off annual contract & 40% off for Close for Startups

The best CRM for startups and SMBs

BreakoutIQ | 25% off Events and Subscriptions

BreakoutIQ | 25% off Events and Subscriptions

Fun virtual experiences for a connected team

X-Team | Win an X-Team Swag Box

X-Team | Win an X-Team Swag Box

X-Team provides high-performing, on-demand teams of developers for leading brands.

FlexJobs | 50% off our Employer Memberships

FlexJobs | 50% off our Employer Memberships

Find a Better Way to Work

Thoughtexchange | Get free and unlimited access

Thoughtexchange | Get free and unlimited access

Bring people together and learn what matters most. Fast.

SafetyWing | 5% Off Forever

SafetyWing | 5% Off Forever

Health insurance for the remote workforce.

Time Doctor | Free Year Time Doctor + 3 X $100 Amazon Gift Cards

Time Doctor | Free Year Time Doctor + 3 X $100 Amazon Gift Cards

Increase Productivity by 22% or More!

Yac Chat | 3 Months Free

Yac Chat | 3 Months Free

Voice Messaging for Remote Teams

SaaStock | 20% off SaaStock Remote tickets

SaaStock | 20% off SaaStock Remote tickets

Helping SaaS companies gain traction, grow, and scale

Owl Labs | FREE Owl Care

Owl Labs | FREE Owl Care

Creators of the first 360° smart video conferencing camera, the Meeting Owl.

Remo

Remo

Remo humanizes online events and remote work

Remote How | FREE crash-course for Managers

Remote How | FREE crash-course for Managers

Remote-how is a platform powered by and for the community of leaders of distributed teams where you can learn, upskill and grow

Remote Law Canada | Remote Law Bundle Just $1500

Remote Law Canada | Remote Law Bundle Just $1500

Remote Work Legal & HR Compliance

Rocket Chat | 10% Discount

Rocket Chat | 10% Discount

Secure Remote Communication Hub

Meetter | Extended two month free trial

Meetter | Extended two month free trial

Reduce time wasted by meetings

Hoppier | 30 day free trial

Hoppier | 30 day free trial

Stipend management for remote teams

The Virtual Gurus | Buy 15 hours and receive 15 hours free

The Virtual Gurus | Buy 15 hours and receive 15 hours free

Trained and experienced Virtual Assistants for any size of business

Earth Class Mail | 3 months Free!

Earth Class Mail | 3 months Free!

Leading the postal mail revolution

Dynamite Jobs | Free Premium Listing service and Remote Hiring Guide

Dynamite Jobs | Free Premium Listing service and Remote Hiring Guide

The Most Human Remote Job Board

Draper Startup House | 50% Discount on online courses

Draper Startup House | 50% Discount on online courses

Connect. Inspire. Empower

Boundless | Free info session

Boundless | Free info session

Employ Anyone, Anywhere

Remote Forever

Remote Forever

We support you in living the worklife from tomorrow today - be remote agile now

15Five | FREE eBook

15Five | FREE eBook

Unlock the potential of your entire workforce, wherever they are

Loop Team | Free, expedited access to the Loop Team Alpha

Loop Team | Free, expedited access to the Loop Team Alpha

Virtual Office for Distributed Teams

RemoteDesk | Get 1 Month Free with a 6 Month Subscription

RemoteDesk | Get 1 Month Free with a 6 Month Subscription

The Only AI/Biometric Powered Remote Employee Management & Productivity Accelerant Software

Standuply | Get 40% Off

Standuply | Get 40% Off

Team Management and eLearning Platform

Playbook | 120 day free trial

Playbook | 120 day free trial

Manager Playbooks for every Employee Scenario

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Hopin

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