8:30 am Conference Registration & Networking

9:10 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

9:15 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • Blair Milo Secretary of Career Connections & Talent, State of Indiana

Moving from Transactional to Strategic HR in Government

9:20 am Discover: Transforming HR into the Business Partner that Government Needs to Recruit & Retain a 21st Century Workforce

9:40 am Discover: Escaping the Government Mind-Set & Introducing Big Business Initiatives to Become an Employer of Choice

  • Jimmee Medina Head of Human Resources & Innovation, City of Irvine

10:00 am Discover: Looking Outside our Organizations to Anticipate What’s Next & Push the Barriers of What’s Possible

  • Alex Smith Chief Human Resources Officer, City of Memphis

10:20 am Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs to Be Challenged to Become a Strategic Function Within Government?

10:35 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Transform the Strategic Capability of Your HR Department?

Synopsis

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:55 am Speed Networking & Refreshments

Rethinking Employee Engagement to Inspire the Next Generation of Government Employees

11:25 am Discover: How New Strategic Approaches to Creating an Expansive & Inclusive Workforce Will Dramatically Slash Agency Turnover Rates & Foster Workforce Camaraderie

11:45 am Discover: Turn Employee Engagement into Action: Driving Culture Change and Impacting Mission Success through Active Employee Engagement

  • Sarah Redgrave Vice President, Total Rewards & Center Operations, KinderCare

12:05 pm Discover: Harnessing the Power of Data to Identify Need, Implement Change & Track Success in Boosting Employee Engagement

12:25 pm Develop: How Can We Boost Employee Engagement to Drive Mission Success?

12:40 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Change to Boost Employee Engagement in Your Organization?

Synopsis

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:00 pm Lunch

Being Competitive in Today’s Race for Mission-Critical Talent

2:00 pm Discover: How New Hiring Transformation Initiatives Will Enable Agencies to Recruit & Retain a High Performing Workforce & Earn a Competitive Edge in Today’s Race for Mission Critical Talent

  • Dia Taylor Chief Human Capital Officer, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

2:20 pm Discover: The New Approach to Talent Acquisition That Will Enable Government Agencies to Compete with the Private Sector for Top Talent

  • Karen Niparko Executive Director & Chief Human Resources Officer, City & County of Denver

2:40 pm Discover: Re-inventing the Way Government Agencies Deliver HR Services: Become a Strategic Partner & Guide Effective Decision Making on Attracting, Developing & Retaining the Workforce of the Future

  • Kim Bauhs Chief Human Capital Officer, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

3:00 pm Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Attract and Retain Younger Generations?

  • Dia Taylor Chief Human Capital Officer, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Karen Niparko Executive Director & Chief Human Resources Officer, City & County of Denver
  • Kim Bauhs Chief Human Capital Officer, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

3:15 pm Action: How Are You Now Going to Overcome the Barriers Preventing Younger Generations Entering Government?

Synopsis

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

3:35 pm Networking & Refreshments

Next Generation HR for Future Government Organizations

4:00 pm Speed Learning

Synopsis

In this quick fire session, each table will be hosted by an HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high-impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

 

How Handing Employees Control of Their Own Career Path Will Cut Training Costs, Enable More Effective
Talent Development & Create a More
Dynamic Workforce

Jessica Bensel,
Chief Human Capital Officer for Sustainment,
Naval Air Systems Command

How Can We Operate Civil Service in a Non- Political Fashion to Ensure Innovation Continues Through Transitions of Power?

Traci DiMartini,
Chief Human Capital Officer,
Peace Corps

How Can We Overcome the Fear of Failure to Drive Innovation Within Government HR Departments?

Jimmee Medina,
Head of Human Resources & Innovation, City of Irvine

How Government Agencies Can Foster a Culture Which Will Attract, Retain & Encourage the Workforce of Tomorrow

Stephanie Ruiz,
Chief Human Resources Officer, Congressional Budget Office

5:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One

  • Blair Milo Secretary of Career Connections & Talent, State of Indiana