June 29, 2021 • 7am - 1pm Pacific Time


Join us for REMOTE by GitLab, a premier event exploring the future of work, culture, and inclusion. 

During this half-day symposium, attendees will learn how to create and sustain scalable remote practices within their teams and organizations. REMOTE by GitLab will feature sessions from top remote leaders, detailing how remote work is transforming lives, companies, and communities. 

As one of the largest all-remote companies, GitLab is bringing together the workplace design community to inspire the future of business and culture in the post-office world. 

Register now to save your spot for June 29, 2021!


Lynne Oldham


Phil Bronner

General Manager
Ardent Venture Partners

Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury

Lumry Family Associate Professor
Harvard Business School

Kate Lister

Global Workplace Analytics

Job van der Voort


Marcelo Lebre


Daisy Linden

Employee Experience & Remote-First

Dominique Baillet

Global Head of Employee Experience, Diversity & Inclusion

John Fitch

Time Off

Laurel Farrer

Distribute Consulting

Alastair Simpson

VP of Design

Richard Cho

Head of Recruiting

Betsy Bula

All-Remote Evangelist

Chris Herd

Firstbase HQ

Jessica Reeder

Senior All-Remote Campaign Manager

Sid Sijbranij

CEO & Co-Founder

Phanish Puranam

Roland Berger Professor of Strategy & Organization Design

Ryan Anderson

VP, Global Research & Insights
Herman Miller

Maisha Gray-Diggs

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

Sameer Pangrekar

Director of Global Workplace Strategy, Design, Construction & AudioVisual on the Real Estate & Workplace team

Julie Steele

Head of Internal Communications

Darren Murph

Head of Remote

Julie Steele

Head of Internal Communications

Darren Murph

Head of Remote


REMOTE by GitLab will feature two tracks: Culture and Making Remote Work. Our culture sessions will highlight what leading organizations are doing to keep people connected in the digital workplace. Making Remote Work will offer strategies and solutions for operating a high-functioning distributed team. 

Elevating Culture

For remote teams, a culture focus isn’t optional; it’s essential. Learn how leading organizations build connection and sustain motivation, and get a crash course in culture from world-renowned institutions.

Making Remote Work

Where is remote work headed, and how will we get there? From big-picture strategy to on-the-ground tactics, learn what some of the world’s most innovative teams are doing to empower operational excellence.


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Activity Zone, Hands-on Workshops, Speed Networking & DJ Graffiti

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome and Opening Keynote

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Sessions – Culture + Making Remote Tracks

10:00 am – 10:15 am


10:15 am – 11:45 am

Sessions – Culture + Making Remote Tracks

11:45 pm – 12:00 pm

Closing Keynote and Remarks

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speakers Social, Activity Zone, Hands-on Workshops, Speed Networking & DJ Graffiti


REMOTE by GitLab is a one-day, two-track consortium of thought leaders in the remote space. At this event, you’ll hear from some of the world’s most influential companies and institutions. With a track focused on culture building and a separate track for operations, you’ll gain a dimensional understanding of organizational excellence for distributed teams.

You should attend if you are interested in the future of work, curious about how major companies are addressing seismic workplace shifts, or seeking knowledge on what the new distributed team looks like. This event is ideal for executives and senior leadership looking for big-picture insights and actionable solutions you can trust.

REMOTE by GitLab is completely free to attend.

GitLab is committed to providing a safe and welcoming experience for every attendee at all of our events whether they are virtual or onsite. Please review our code of conduct to ensure REMOTE by GitLab is a friendly, inclusive, and comfortable environment for all participants. By registering for this event you agree to follow this code of conduct.

YES! At GitLab we’re all about async participation. Recordings of all keynotes and tracks will be available on the GitLab YouTube channel soon after the event. Be sure to register so we can let you know as soon as they’re available.


If you are interested in sponsoring, please reach out to remote-sponsors@gitlab.com!